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The second round of voting for the NCAA Football cover has begun.
Everyone go vote for Penn State, even if the bastards at EA will just magically bump ND to the top despite being way behind PSU and Kentucky
As of 1:35, we are in third place behind Alabama and Texas A&M.
F the NCAA
F the BOT
Link to vote?
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October 12, 2013. PSU 43 - UM 40 (4 OT). Unfortunately this fan wasn't around long enough to see it!
bama over, 1400, TAM just over 1030, UM at 580, UT at 525 and PSU 517.
Eh... what's the point? Despite having the most votes we ended up something like 16th in the first round. I have no idea how they are coming up with the scores, but is a BS contest that lacks any credibility.
Its going to end up being a pre-season top 5 or 10 team with history. My bet is one TAMU or Bama. I voted but I am not holding my breath.
Didn't a poster in the other thread say he/she used to work for EA and said they would never put PSU on the cover?
This isn't going to happen. Especially since the situation was publicized, more fanbases found out about it.
I voted and Liked 17 Penn State posts. WE ARE now up to 775 votes.
Remember to share it on your facebooks too.
Put my vote in and shared also!!
"DOMINATE the state" - James Franklin 1/11/14
Yeah. I don't get it either. EA has Notre Dame receiving the most first-round "votes" and they had 10,000 less tallied than Penn State if you follow the link that I posted earlier in this thread. PSU finished #10. If anyone can figure out how they compile ALL of the votes, please let us know so we can respond appropriately. Thanks.
This is obviosly a scam. I did get a chuckle out of the only "comment" at the end of the story.
Round 1 of the NCAA Football Cover Vote is now officially complete with 32 schools emerging from the chaos to move on to Round 2. With more than 600,000 total votes cast, Notre Dame took the opening round by storm, claiming the most votes overall and landing themselves a spot in the next round alongside BCS National Championship opponent Alabama.
From the website, not the FB page - - "In addition to the main polls, there will be plenty of other ways fans can support their favorite team and push them into the round of 32. Throughout the month we’ll be showcasing specific rivalries, conferences, traditions, and college football legends, and every single fan interaction counts as a vote. Liking posts, sharing stories with friends, voting on rivalries and leaving comments all count as supporting your school;"
Then go look at the page and see the posts that are up for interaction....Bama, ND, aTm, Oregon etc with the chance for a lot of extra likes.
Can you link the "page" please?
website with how it works - http://www.easports.com/ncaa-football/news/article/ncaa-football-cover-vote
facebook page with the interactive posts - https://www.facebook.com/easportsncaafootball?ref=stream
Here's the link:
He asked for the link to the main page and their website that I referenced in an earlier post relating to other opportunities to vote and how ND won round 1 etc when they didn't have the most votes on the main voting post.
thanks though and I have already voted and liked. :)
I've been Liking everything PSU on the first link. The FB tally for round 1 had PSU 10,000 votes more than Notre Dame. I'm still trying to determine where the "real" vote tally is that had ND taking "the opening round by storm".
Yeah, there way of controlling the winner I am sure. If you scroll down the page where it says like if you think that 3 titles is a dynasty, there is 3500 votes for bama between the likes and comments.......at least that is how I read the main webpage.
Then the next is like to congratulate bama on their win with around 10 000 combined likes and comments....
Monday they had a like for ND and comment for bama.....17k likes.......4500 comments. pretty much leaves no chance for anyone but the teams they push.
Perhaps they will put up an option to like if you respect everything the PSU players did this year with a pic of #42 but I doubt it. LOL.
I get it now. Thanks!
No way in hell PSU or Kentucky have a chance at that cover. Pretty slimy the way they're pushing it if you ask me though.
Yes, that was me. I was a marketing director at EA Sports from '07-'10. The intent of contests like this is to get people interacting with and talking about the game - smart marketing, but just they aren't going to let Penn State on the cover - not while on sanctions, not this soon. The "winner" will be one of a pre-determined list.
My advice is to not sweat it. We should be used to the bias by now, and things are looking up. Another few winning seasons, the public sentiment continues to turn in our favor, and maybe AB and Hack can get the '18 cover after we win it all in '17...
Thanks, Quaker. Appreciate the input.
I think the coachoftheyear thing already showed us voting is worthless. They should put Emmert with a sack of cash in each hand on the cover. Would be more fitting.
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