|Fourth Weekly Contest Winner & Grand Prize Contest Winner!!
||[Nov. 30th, 2009|05:53 pm]
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Today, I announce the winner of the fourth and final weekly contest and the winner of the grand prize contest!! We'll start off with the 4th weekly contest winner!|
The winner of the 4th weekly contest, in which we asked, "What, in your mind, sets CSI apart from the other shows of its genre?" is...
Their submission was: Of those the shows I have had a chance of viewing only the C.S.I franchise series has given me the pleasure of seeing romantic professionals doing their jobs with care and excellency. Do we not all love experts whatever their expertise?
Congrats! You will be contacted via private message on LJ for instructions on how to claim your prize!
And now, the moment we've all been waiting for! The winner of the grand prize, who will win a copy of CSI: Deadly Intent and a Nintendo Wii is...
Their submission to the grand prize contest was: Part One: Which crime scene in the online CSI: Deadly Intent game is your favorite to investigate? Which piece of evidence was the most helpful?
So far, I really enjoyed investigating the murder in the bar. Bars provide many different motives for violence -- robbery, alcohol-fueled range, personal grudges -- and the fact that it's a place where strangers gather means that the evidence might point at any number of people. I thought that the cash register was the most telling; it still had a lot of money in it, so a simple robbery was unlikely in that case.
Part Two: If you could create your own crime scene, what would it look like? Describe the victim, evidence and scene of the crime... The more thorough you are, the better chance someone will have of catching the killer and the better chance you'll have of winning!
I think a crime scene set in the workroom of a glitzy Las Vegas show would be interesting:
Scene of the Crime: back stage at a big Las Vegas show, one with dozens of showgirls. The room in question is the cluttered workshop of the costume mistress. Costumes under repair hang on the walls; a sewing machine sits off to one side; a cabinet full of thread, pins, needles and spare costume embellishments is at one end. Huge showgirl headdresses hang on the wall on wig forms.
Victim: it's the costume mistress herself! Rosanna is lying on her back behind a sewing table with her legs folded under her. She's been stabbed with the dressmaker's shears that hangs around her neck from a ribbon. She was only stabbed once, and the scissors are still stuck in her chest. Body was discovered by cleaning crew at 4 am -- the show was dark that evening.
1. The scissors. They are smudged from someone holding them to stab the victim, but the fingerprints are not usable.
2. The victim is holding a measuring tape in one hand.
3. Her schedule book, which says: 3pm - Train new assistant; 4 pm - Fit Victoria with lead costume; 5 pm - Ricardo mtg.
4. Receipt for a drugstore pregnancy test is on the floor.
5. Torn note from Ricardo on her table, reading "This must STOP or there will be SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES!"
Megan, the new assistant. Megan is very nervous and explains she met with Rosanna at 3pm for training in how to fix feathered costumes. She admits thinking Rosanna was mean -- "All I did was tip over one tray of rhinestones my first day. She didn't have to go ballistic, we found most of them, right? I thought it was hilarious."
Ricardo, the stage manager. Has a long-running feud with Rosanna regarding costume storage. Rosanna wanted all the costumes in individual bags to cut down cleaning time; Ricardo refused as it would be too much hassle with all the costume changes in the show. Claims his note fragment was referring to Megan's prank with the rhinestones, nothing else. Says he showed up to meet with Rosanna at 5pm, but saw no one.
Victoria, new lead dancer. Victoria has just been promoted to be the lead after the previous star left the show. Rosanna was altering the costume for her and this was going to be her final fitting. Very teary-eyed about Rosanna, called her "a true friend." Says she came about 4:15 to her appointment, did not see Rosanna, and left.
I want to thank EVERYONE for participating in the grand prize contest and the 4 weekly contests! They were huge fun - I hope everyone else had fun, as well!
I want to say, in regards to the first weekly contest, we're still awaiting the answer from the CSI writing team. I will post as soon as I hear back. Sorry for the delay!