If Kids Ruled
14 entries - contest ended 12/19/2014

Past Sunday was International Children's Day (celebrated on second Sunday in December).
Create images of what the world would be like if kids / babies ruled. Many thanks to luke314pi for the themepost.

Christmas Movies
28 entries - contest ended 12/18/2014

All we want for Christmas are some quality holiday movies, say movie critics.
Photoshop any movies to give them a Christmas theme. E.g. dress up movie stars in Christmas costumes, add snow, Christmas lights, Christmas tree, make Christmas sequels of the known movies. See what creative movie titles you can come up with. Many thanks to JimShorts for the themepost.

Freak Show
21 entries - contest ended 12/17/2014

It's the Freak Show time of the week... Get your whips ready and get the freaking circus started! In this contest you can photoshop and exhibit anything you wish (standard site rules still apply). This is basically a weekly exhibition of your creative works with no "contest restrictions". Many thanks to hidreley for the themepost.

Police Catching a Swan
26 entries - contest ended 12/16/2014

This Saturday we continue out freaking experiment with provided stock images. Today's photo is a scene from the British action comedy parody film "Hot Fuzz" (2007).
Photoshop this photo of British police officers attempting to catch a swan any way you wish.

News in Pictures, December 8 - 14
14 entries - contest ended 12/15/2014

Create images of something that happened in the news during December 8 - 14, 2014. The submission span for this weekly "News in pictures" contest are open for the whole 7 days - Monday through Sunday, followed by a day for voting (next Monday). Now you can chop and submit news as soon as it happens, without waiting for a weekend. News in Pictures contest now has double jackpots: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $6, 3rd place: $4, 4th place: $2.
In the Creator's Comments, it is mandatory to link to a news story. You should use this format to make a link: [URL="http://SomeNewsSite.com"] news title[/URL]
Keep the BLACK as is, replace GREEN with the link, and replace the RED with the news story title.
( Themepost image credit: Associated Press )

Bad Christmas Gifts
19 entries - contest ended 12/14/2014

Bad Christmas gifts are something we all have received at one time or another. Maybe it was a pair of hand knitted socks from your Aunt Gladys or a battery powered lock de-icer from your 31 year old son. Whatever it was, we all remember them.
Show us what Christmas gifts can be useless, plain silly, or even dangerous. Many thanks to Gamecock for the themepost.

Barcode It!
24 entries - contest ended 12/13/2014

The busiest shopping time of the year is almost here, and if there's one thing that ever made checkout lines shorter and faster it's barcodes. Invented and patented by Norman Woodland and Bernard Silver in the 50s, barcodes started to be widely used only in the 70s, and they quickly changed the face of the modern commerce. Woodland and Silver based barcodes on the Morse code that they learned as boy scouts.
Photoshop barcodes any way you wish. Some examples are: add some art to barcodes; shape them into something, blend barcodes with objects, architecture, animals, paintings, etc. Many thanks to pcrdds for the themepost.

Celebrity Emoticons
79 entries - contest started 12/18/2014 8:00:00 AM

Emoticons were designed to depict stylized faces with emotions. They usually show a round face with eyes and mouth, without a nose. The reason why the nose is never included, is because as our emotions change so do our eyes and mouth, but hardly the nose.
Create emoticon versions of some celebrity faces by doing the following: take any celebrity face showing any emotion (laughter, anger, etc), make the eyes and the mouth bigger and remove the nose together with the horizontal part of the head/face that contains the nose. The themepost provides a good example. Don't forget to include celebrity names in your entry titles.

News in Pictures, December 15 - 21
13 entries - contest started 12/15/2014 8:00:00 AM

Create images of something that happened in the news during December 15 - 21, 2014. The submission span for this weekly "News in pictures" contest are open for the whole 7 days - Monday through Sunday, followed by a day for voting (next Monday). Now you can chop and submit news as soon as it happens, without waiting for a weekend. News in Pictures contest now has double jackpots: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $6, 3rd place: $4, 4th place: $2.
In the Creator's Comments, it is mandatory to link to a news story. You should use this format to make a link: [URL="http://SomeNewsSite.com"] news title[/URL]
Keep the BLACK as is, replace GREEN with the link, and replace the RED with the news story title.
( Themepost image credit: Agence France-Presse )

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