Seeker/Chaser trials should be up tomorrow at the latest, barring any crazy happenings.
As I said before, they will be happening a bit differently. This should help us so that we don't have to work around both of our schedules to do them--and you can do your trial in pieces if you like.
When trials open, I will give you a phrase. Copy this phrase (EXACTLY as it appears) into the subject line of an email and send it off to email@example.com. You will then receive an immediate automatic response containing another phrase -- this you also put in the subject line of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org -- and when you send that off, you will get another response containing the first question or task.
To answer a question or submit your completed task, simply type your answer into the body of the email and make sure the recipient of the email is changed to email@example.com -- NOT firstname.lastname@example.org, so don't just hit reply, because you have to change the recipient. IF YOU SEND IT TO THE CANNED RESPONSE ADDRESS, I WILL NOT RECEIVE YOUR ANSWER.
In the body of each email with a question, under the question itself, you will find the subject of the email you need to send to get the next question. Simply copy and paste this (minus parentheses) into the subject line of another email to email@example.com when you are ready for the next question. This can either be the subject of the email with your answer to the question, or a separate email entirely. It's your choice. It doesn't matter when you ask for the next question -- Just that you answer it within four minutes of whenever it is sent.
You will have the same amount of time to answer your questions and complete your tasks as you would have in a trial. I will be checking the time stamps to see how long it took you in between the question/task being sent and your answer/completion.
And just a reminder:
ALL EMAILS MUST BE SENT TO CRUMPLYSNORKACK@GMAIL.COM, NOT CRUMPLYSNORKACK+CANNED.RESPONSE@GMAIL.COM, SO DON'T JUST HIT "REPLY."
If you do not send it properly, I will not get it.
So, with that explained, are there any questions before we begin? Comments are screened.