Writing for Crack(ed).

Discussion in 'Trolls & Lulz' started by Baya Rae 4900, Nov 22, 2012.

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Good idea?

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  1. Baya Rae 4900

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    http://www.cracked.com/article_20184_write-cracked-get-paid-in-money.html

    What do you guys think? Each of us knows a lot about something. Or, at the very least, we know how to sound like we know a lot about something. A group of us could use a single pen name to gain revenue for the site. And since there'll be more than one person writing the would-be article every writer can double check to see if it's actually funny. I'll stop before I get ahead of myself.
     
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    yeah that sounds great writing a bunch of lists and shitty count-downs
     
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    too much work
    i haven't even touched my own cracked login to write anything
    i think you'd have an easier time trying to collect enough people together for their weekly photoshop contests
     
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    You have never demonstrated this.
     
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    let him have his pipe dream
    honestly though, they have editors and they will re-write and put their own jokes in. that's assuming you get your idea approved. you have to make a post on their forum with a rough outline of what you're going to write about, they tell you yes or no, and then you write it.
    also, they usually pay via paypal and if i remember correctly, ED is banned from paypal. so...
     
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    ^ $50 is not even close to the amount of work needed to get a featured article. Rigging the caption contest would make you much more money.

    I wrote a couple of articles for them, but they changed their user policy and canceled my account.
     
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    I majored in writing in college and minored in snide sarcasm. Except for my conservative/antifeminist streak I'd fit in at Cracked. I'll edit and proofread anything that gets cooked up if other people will write shit. It beats e-begging.
     
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    Cracked has a half-assed article about Chris-Chan. it seems like anything flies, considering they approved such a shitty article on him. So one could probably just write a whole shit article and get it approved.
     
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    Well since you have an account, and since you have knowledge of this, you can be the avatar. That means the money is wired to you and from you to ED. In any case, perhaps we should be thinking in terms of photoshop contests.

    What happened exactly?

    Yes I have, you're just too stupid to comprehend it.
     
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    What is all this treason I am seeing in this thread?! I expected this from The Member Formerly Known As Baya, but not the rest of you!!!
     
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    My user name was fuckaccounts, and they changed head editors (from whomever the guy was to David Wong), and user policy to not allow curses in user names. So I changed my username to fvckaccounts and carried on. This was a few years ago, when it was a somewhat funny website, instead of the moralfag, life lesson hipster bullshit it has become.

    Also, keep in mind, just because you write an article doesn't mean you get the $50. It has to be picked up for the front page, which usually means you need a good photoshopist, as pictures are easier for their audiences attention span to digest.
     
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    the fuck you talkin' about? i don't see anybody so far who's said "oh hey The Member Formerly Known As Baya i'm down let's do this!"
    oh, so "we" would be using MY account? what the fuck is stopping anybody from joining and submitting shit on their own who wants to do this? it's not hard to join, look around for five minutes, and see how shit is submitted.
     
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    Yeah, you're right. It was a stupid idea. Still, we could still bomb the photoshop contest. Maybe. (By "us" I mean you guys because I can't photoshop worth a damn.)

    I see that you've been hitting the bottle again. Try to keep your tits calm, peppermint. If what Gask says is true (and I have no reason to doubt him) then ghost writing an article isn't worth the effort.
     
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    no, if i were drunk i'd be much friendlier, borderline hippie
    i can be calm and use profanity at the same time. also, way to not answer any of my questions, ya goof
     
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    There's nothing to answer. What did you think I meant when I wrote that we should all write a single article?
     
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    we write here because our writing wouldn't be TOLERATED anywhere else. Don't expect to now get PAID for that shit.
     
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