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Dec 19, 2012 7:02 PM  WDW Talk Land
My MouseWait RAK Story - Part 1. Once Upon A Time. Good news, we are ready to announce the winners, but first . . . I think a brief explanation of what we were attempting would be fun. The Rules. Only enter for yourself and mind your manners. And we encouraged all to enter every RAK. I developed a point system based on the rules. Everyone did really well and scored lots of points, but one person did end up with the most points. On Sunday I created a RAK Matrix (table with rows and columns) for each person who entered a RAK incorporating all the data from all 7 RAKs. We awarded one RAK to a MWer on DL (RAK 3), Tinkerbell1265 was the outright winner of RAK 6, and the person (to be named) who got the most points won a RAK. So that left four more winners to choose. Anyway, back to the point system. There was an overwhelming response to the RAKs and lots of points earned. I was going to write each person's name on a piece of paper for every point they earned and put into the hat. If you scored 15 points your name went into the hat 15 times (increasing the chance of winning). I came to realize I was going to have a hat with 500 names in it for only 4 RAKs. It was the Nightmare before Christmas. So, last night while laying in bed, staring at the ceiling looking for hidden mickeys I came up with an ingenious way to select the final four. Early this morning I created a shape, a drawing with a 1 pt rule. I overlaid the shape on to the RAK matrix. In the rows and columns of the matrix are dots awarded for each point earned. If the shape I created touched a dot, you won a RAK. Simple, huh? Now for some exciting news. The shape I created touched more than 7 dots! What does that mean? Stay tuned for Part 2. The Results. Will post tonight.

"The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last." - Lelundrial  820.0 #248 7:18PM
LOL!! - goofygal  12783.5 #7 7:31PM
Wow, that does sound like a Nightmare Before Christmas! I can't wait to hear Part 2 of the RAK matrix saga!!! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  1475.6 #3 7:07PM
Love this!! Can't wait to hear part 2!! - Ariel42  262.9 #37 7:10PM
Wow! I too can't wait for part two! - DizneyGirl  1152.2 #8 7:13PM
Holy cow !!!! This is amazing !!!! Such effort has gone into this !!!! I thank you from the bottom of my heart for letting be a part !! :-) - skcanfield  589.7 #14 7:15PM
That's amazing! I can't wait to hear part 2!! =) - eeyorefan107l  280.2 #32 7:16PM
Amazing, the suspense is killing me! - mmddgp  1318.6 #5 7:17PM
Wow..sounds like it has been fun for you..lol.. can't wait for part 2 - dxcmama  391.9 #23 7:17PM
Lol that's great, I love bedtime stories:) - tracsant  1523.2 #2 7:18PM
Me too - DizneyGirl  1152.2 #8 7:22PM
I'm just taking a break. Have been at it a while. And this explanation is the short version. Didn't go into the twists and turns I wanted to do. When you read the results be sure to read the entire post for a surprise twist. - jacdanfan  13415.2 #6 7:34PM
Sounds like you need a little break..thank y'all for being to sweet.. - dxcmama  391.9 #23 7:37PM
Haha omg the suspense.!! Lol but this is good sounds like you guys are having fun - Hendizl  2874.6 #52 7:38PM
Okay I can't wait to hear part 2!!! This is nerve wrecking!!!! - ginastuckey  35.7 #134 7:39PM
The results will answer 7 questions but present many many more! - jacdanfan  13415.2 #6 7:42PM
OMG this is sooo exciting!! I can't wait for u to say the winners. Can't wait for part 2 .im biting my nails lol. - yessy  279.3 #33 7:42PM
And the winners are ... will post results in one minute! - jacdanfan  13415.2 #6 7:54PM
I do so love a great mystery!!! - Maleficent69  128.2 #65 7:55PM
dang, a lot of mystery! - otilegna  2818.9 #54 7:58PM
That is quite the system, so much fun! - Andrea84  735.8 #12 8:54PM
Wow...i've missed a lot here huh?? Lol..what fun! - mickeynme  178.1 #53 9:04PM

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