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Is there any way to check the prize process of Windows 8 Challenge? [closed]

I got an email from Stack Overflow employee regarding Windows 8 Challenge Winner level 1, the image is as follows, I filled the details and submitted about a week ago. Basically i am from india, so ...
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So you've submitted your blog post… Now what?

Congratulations to those of you that submitted your blog posts! If you had a positive overall score on your post you've been entered into the Windows 8 Contest Blog Tile drawing. But you may be ...
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Where is the Windows 8 Challenge Achievements bar?

There used to be a sort of "Achievements Bar" for the Windows 8 Challenge on your User page. But as of a few hours ago, it is gone. What happened?
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How will the Windows8Challenge prizes be awarded?

I read skimmed through the Windows8Challenge site and can't find any information how how/when the prizes will be awarded. Will winners be contacted to get the necessary information?
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Win8challenge.com showing a Yellow Screen of Death

Win8challenge.com seems to be showing ASP.net's YSOD. Can a dev please take a look? Seems like the site's down again.
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So, here's a stats site for the challenge!

Edit: As of 2015, I've stopped maintaining that domain and site. Someone else owns the domain now. If anyone is still interested in the data or wants to see the site back up, leave a comment and I'll ...
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Are the tiles in our user profile supposed to change color when we unlock them? [closed]

As you can see here, I have completed the second tile by accepting an answer to one of my questions. However, there is no indication of this accomplishment unless I physically mouse-over the tile and ...
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I had completed level 1, but now I have not. what changed?

I completed level 1 of the windows 8 challenge, but now my profile is listed as not having completed it. Why is this?
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Does an answer to a closed question count for the Windows 8 Challenge?

The relevant post is https://superuser.com/a/494936/168055. It is clear that posts that are closed do not count. What about answers to closed questions?
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Can I use part of my answer in a blog post for the Windows 8 contest?

I have an answer I'm working on but haven't posted it yet. I'm thinking I might end up using it (the whole thing) for part of my blog entry for the Windows 8 contest. Is this allowed?
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Is the following question eligible for the Windows 8 challenge?

This is a particularly specific question, but I hope someone can help. I posted this question five days ago about Windows 8. I had no idea about the challenge, but now I'm wondering if it was posted a ...
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'Unknown users' in Windows 8 challenge page

Apparently two of the folk involved in the Windows 8 challenge seem to be referred to as 'unknown user'. Clicking on them seems to indicate they're both users in good standing. Looks like a bug to me.
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How handling existing Windows-8-Preview questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What will happen to the Windows-8-Preview tag once Windows 8 goes live? Many questions related to Windows were already asked in the scope of the Windows 8 Release Preview with ...
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Windows 8 challenge - participation for a post before the challenge started

I answered a question regarding searching the Windows Store in Windows 8 before the Windows 8 challenge started. This post would qualify me for Level 2 in the challenge, as it's got a score of 6. ...
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Windows 8 contest - bounty tile awarded early

I've just started a bounty on a windows-8 question and despite not having awarded the bounty, I got notified that I qualified for the award a bounty tile in the contest. Should the wording be changed ...
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Windows 8 Challenge doesn't list users who've completed Tiles Challenge

Windows 8 challenge is here & live - and I can see level 1- 4 prizes have a listing for which users completed them. For tiles, however - it just mentions Earned by n users Can we please have ...
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The Windows 8 Challenge has ended, thank you for blogging!

Winners will be announced on the Super User Blog shortly. Please read So you've submitted your blog post... Now what? for guidelines on how to bring your Windows 8 Challenge blog post to http://...