14 yr old boy wins state wide competition

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Jun 8, 2010
  1. Frogman
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    Member Frogman This could be you!

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    The NSW government recently held a competition called Apps4nsw where the aim was to create a concept or actual app (for iphone) to help out tourists and local residents.

    The total Prize Pool was $100000 AUD (roughly 815000 USD) and the award for best idea came to a young boy from Newcastle and out of over 300 ideas state wide competing against kids and adults alike he won.
    Though the idea cant be revealed as of yet for copyright reasons i can tell you who won

    (yours truly) [​IMG] [​IMG]

    and i won $3000

    XP
     
  2. GundamXXX

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    Gratz!

    Hope you spend the money wiseley!

    My bankacc number is.... xD
     
  3. NDStemp

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    Whoa, congrats man! Will I be using your app sometime? :]
    I never win contests. qq.
     
  4. zeromac

    Member zeromac Finally reached 1000 posts EXACTLY

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    Congratulations!
    Good job on winning $3000

    So is the app just like a tourist guide?
     
  5. DeadLocked

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    well done [​IMG]
     
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    Good job.
     
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    Well done! I don't understand how you only won $3,000 out of the $100,000 pool? Don't you mean $10,000?
     
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    You probably mean 10,000, not 100,000
    Also, 100,000 AUD = only 81,760 USD [​IMG]
     
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    You say your from Newcastle but your profile says your from Australia. Anyway, congratulations! spend the money wisely.
     
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    Wow, congrats mate! I hope you'll spend the money wisely (ie: give some of it to me so I can buy myself a Pandora or a 3DS when it's out [​IMG])
     
  12. Frogman
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    ? newcastle is in australia?
     
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    Member BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    What!? I live in England and there's a New Castle here, so when you said New Castle I thought of England. [​IMG] Just ignore what I said.
     
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    HORRAY CONGRATS [​IMG]
     
  15. ~De arimasu

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    There's more than one Newcastle in the world [​IMG] It's a bit like Birmingham is in Alabama and Manchester is in New Hampshire.
     
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    Don't forget Springfield.

    Ontopic - Grats
     
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    Congratulations [​IMG]
     

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