Something is happening in London! Something amazing! Something magnificent! Something we're not going to refer to by name, because it has a tendency to be pretty litigious!
Yes, it is a time for pride! It is a time for countries to engage in an epic battle for dominance! it is a time for sport!
But, hey, maybe you're not into that - the sport part, we mean. Maybe you love the country-on-country action but don't care much for athletics. Well, just like during March Madness, we're offering an alternative - The Contest of Countries Competing Competitively!
Every weekday - starting next Monday, July 30th, and going until Thursday, August 9th - we'll be posting a new category - such as Best Sandwich, Greatest Author, Coolest Fighting Style, etc.
Here's some additional info, if you're interested:
The countries will vary from category to category.
Each category will be open for 72 hours.
When a category closes, we'll tally the votes and award gold, silver, and bronze medals.
Gold will be worth 3 points, silver worth 2 points, and bronze worth 1.
At the end of the whole thing, we'll take these points, add them all up for each country, and announce a winner on Monday, August 13th
That's all we'll give you for now, but get ready. Come Monday, you'll need your clicking fingers primed and your voting brain even primeder!
Photo by Flickr user Jim Mead used under a Creative Commons License.