Good news! Summer Challenge lasts longer than Grand Master Alex thinks…
…which is a benefit for all of you!
In the previous post, I said that last call for badges was August 18th. After consultation with the other Grand Masters, it has been pointed out to me that such a date is not right – in a previous lifetime, before Summer Challenge, the fun might have stopped then, but we’ve been having so much fun, and we wanted to give you all the time you could squeeze in to get those badges claimed, that we agreed on an extended timeframe for this year’s challenge.(And we did it before the Challenge started. Now might be a good time to mention that Grand Master Alex occasionally suffers from Absent-Minded Professor Syndrome…)
What that means for you is:
- The statement about the second half of the challenge? Still correct. You’ve passed the halfway mark.
- The bit about August 18th? Bzzzzzzzzt. Too early! As we get closer to the actual deadline, we’ll update you on when the real Last Call is.
- The need to grab as many points as possible? True, And How. The floor has been steadily rising as the weeks have gone by – the more points you have, the more insulated you will be against the bottom dropping out from under you.
Also, the previous post has been updated to reflect the correction.
So, Open Thread: What are some of the embarrassing things you’ve had to walk back or make corrections for in your lives?