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 Advent Calendar Challenge 

Just about the only thing I have left on the internet these days, welcome to the 2008 Advent Calendar Challenge! As I am lazy, here is some slightly modified spiel from last year about it all:

If you are new to the whole concept of the ACC, as we afficionados like to refer to it, let me explain. The Advent Calendar Challenge is a fun yearly competition run on the site, where players are invited to guess what pictures might possibly crop up behind the windows on my advent calendar each day. Points are awarded (from 1 point on December 1st all the way up to 24 on Christmas Eve) for correctly guessing the picture and the winner is simply the person who gets the most points over the course of the competition. Simple. Easy. Fun. If you're still a bit in the dark about things, have a look at the 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2003 competitions to see what went on.

Right, if you played last year you should have a PIN in your inbox, and you can get started by submitting your guess in the form below! If you didn't play last year and want to play, apply for a PIN by emailing acc@scriv.me.uk. Once you have received your PIN, use the form below to submit your guess. You can change your guess as often as you like. The guess registered at the time of a window being opened is assessed for points on each day. Your guess need not be unique but must be kept clean (this is a family competition!). The eventual winner, as ever, gets a top secret special prize. Good luck everyone!

  FINAL STANDINGS  
  1  Antony BROWN WS Santa 109 pts WR  
  2  Steve O'DONNELL LO Santa 88 pts PB  
  3  Mark COUGHLAN KE Santa 82 pts PB  
  4  Simon RUTTER DU Santa 80 pts PB  
  5  Kevin BROWN SU santa 63 pts PB  
  6  Dan BYRON LO santa 57 pts PB  
  7  Gagandeep Singh BHARIJ LO Father Christmas 55 pts PB  
  8  Gemma MORGAN OX nativity scene 54 pts PB  
  9  Mark RIGG CH Santa 44 pts PB  
  10  M. Asim OMAR WY Santa 43 pts PB  
  11  Ed COUGHLAN DV santa 39 pts PB  
  12  Ross TURNBULL OX Santa 37 pts    
  13  Andy GREEN OX stocking 37 pts PB  
  14  Andy MARSON CH presents 34 pts    
  15  Tom WHITE CM Star 32 pts    
  16  Simon ATTWOOD CM holly 29 pts PB  
  =  Andi JAMES DO mistletoe 29 pts PB  
  18  Steve BARTLETT LO star 26 pts PB  
  19  Christina BELL KE A Crown 26 pts    
  20  Sarah O'DONNELL LO Candy Cane 25 pts PB  
  21  Wendy SCRIVIN SY santa 24 pts PB  
  =  Jamie BROWN MX Santa 24 pts PB  
  23  Matthew SCRIVIN LO star 20 pts    
  =  Alison BRIGHTON OX star 20 pts PB  
  25  Alex OSBORN WY Snow 16 pts    
  26  May BIERLICH LO snowman 15 pts    
  27  David WILFORD SY bell 10 pts    
  28  Grace FREELEY CH angel 6 pts    
  =  Simon COULDEN GM angel 6 pts PB  
  30  Andrew DALE KE crown 2 pts    
  31  Elizabeth COUGHLAN SK candle 0 pts    
  =  Alessandro TURATI LO edible goods 0 pts    
  =  Johnathan HUNT LO sledge 0 pts PB  
  =  Elizabeth SCRIVIN SY christmas tree 0 pts    
  =  Andy NICHOLLS WS candy cane 0 pts PB  
  GUESS SCORE  
               

This year's team's championship took the form of a county championship, based on county of residence. To peg back Kent, where everyone seems to live, only the best two scores for any county counted towards it's county championship score. Final standings:

  COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS  
  1  LONDON 145 pts  
  2  WEST SUSSEX 109 pts  
  3  KENT 108 pts  
  4  OXFORDSHIRE 91 pts  
  5  COUNTY DURHAM 80 pts  
  6  CHESHIRE 78 pts  
  7  SURREY 63 pts  
  8  CAMBRIDGESHIRE 61 pts  
  9  WEST YORKSHIRE 59 pts  
  10  DEVON 39 pts  
  11  SOUTH YORKSHIRE 34 pts  
  12  DORSET 29 pts  
  13  MIDDLESEX 24 pts  
  14  GREATER MANCHESTER 6 pts  
  15  SOUTH KOREA 0 pts  
  SCORE  

Pictures uncovered:

  1 TREE 2 CANDLE 3 TOY TRAIN 4 ROBIN 5 BAUBLE 6 ANGEL  
               
  7 CHRISTMAS
PUDDING
8 WREATH 9 LAMB 10 BELL 11 HOLLY 12 REINDEER  
               
  13 GIFT/
SLED
14 TEDDY BEAR 15 SNOWMAN 16 SNOWFLAKES 17 TOY CAR 18 LOG/
HOLLY
 
               
  19 CRACKER 20 STAR 21 GIFT 22 HAT 23 STOCKING 24 SANTA  
               

And to end off this mammoth page, a few subnotes. Have a look at the all-time stats page. Not many stats mind you, just a constantly updating all-time performance table. Clicking a player name in either the current standings or the stats table gives you a player profile page, showing their past performances in the ACC and a little picture just cos. And finally the rules in full. Subject to change of course...