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What are the best prizes for a developer?

Survey period: 19 Oct 2020 to 26 Oct 2020

Whether it's a hackathon, online coding contest, or Zoom Karaoke takedown. What convinces you to give it a go?

OptionVotes% 
A very large cash prize24937.00
Many chances at modest cash prizes16324.22
Any cash is good cash18427.34
Gift cards8011.89
Software8312.33
Computing related hardware13520.06
Tech Toys15122.44
Job or Education opportunities12218.13
Travel prizes8112.04
Fame, Prestige and/or industry exposure11817.53
Other253.71
Nothing will convince me20830.91
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
General_Nothing_ will convince me to participate in one of those contrived contests of so-called skill... Pin
Daniel Pfeffer25-Oct-20 5:17
professionalDaniel Pfeffer25-Oct-20 5:17 
GeneralDevelopers are creative we will spend the money creatively Pin
Eek Ten Bears22-Oct-20 21:38
MemberEek Ten Bears22-Oct-20 21:38 
GeneralOnly one caveat Pin
W Balboos, GHB21-Oct-20 5:11
mveW Balboos, GHB21-Oct-20 5:11 
Generalnever Pin
theoldfool20-Oct-20 0:58
professionaltheoldfool20-Oct-20 0:58 
GeneralRe: never Pin
OriginalGriff21-Oct-20 6:27
mveOriginalGriff21-Oct-20 6:27 
GeneralRe: never Pin
theoldfool21-Oct-20 7:15
professionaltheoldfool21-Oct-20 7:15 
GeneralRe: never Pin
Sander Rossel22-Oct-20 0:46
professionalSander Rossel22-Oct-20 0:46 
GeneralRe: never Pin
CodeWraith22-Oct-20 14:29
MemberCodeWraith22-Oct-20 14:29 
GeneralOther: Exclusive T-shirt or Sweatshirt (or shopping bag) Pin
Member 1454164820-Oct-20 0:36
professionalMember 1454164820-Oct-20 0:36 
I may be biased as it is getting colder here and we don't heat the house too much (and I'm spending more time in the computer room which is all windows - great view, bad insulator). I like sweatshirts (and T-shirts for the summer when I might venture outside again). An exclusive design is even better so when you wear it, someone might recognize the logo and ask about it.
General1 week, all expenses paid, vacation to Tahiti Pin
Slacker00719-Oct-20 0:44
professionalSlacker00719-Oct-20 0:44 
GeneralRe: 1 week, all expenses paid, vacation to Tahiti Pin
ZurdoDev19-Oct-20 1:20
professionalZurdoDev19-Oct-20 1:20 
GeneralRe: 1 week, all expenses paid, vacation to Tahiti Pin
Slacker00719-Oct-20 1:27
professionalSlacker00719-Oct-20 1:27 
GeneralRe: 1 week, all expenses paid, vacation to Tahiti Pin
Bassam Abdul-Baki20-Oct-20 2:52
professionalBassam Abdul-Baki20-Oct-20 2:52 
GeneralRe: 1 week, all expenses paid, vacation to Tahiti Pin
Slacker00720-Oct-20 3:49
professionalSlacker00720-Oct-20 3:49 
GeneralOther: a challenge that I can enjoy and learn something from. Pin
OriginalGriff18-Oct-20 21:24
mveOriginalGriff18-Oct-20 21:24 
GeneralRe: Other: a challenge that I can enjoy and learn something from. Pin
Nelek19-Oct-20 1:12
protectorNelek19-Oct-20 1:12 
GeneralRe: Other: a challenge that I can enjoy and learn something from. Pin
Matt McGuire20-Oct-20 6:03
professionalMatt McGuire20-Oct-20 6:03 
GeneralRe: Other: a challenge that I can enjoy and learn something from. Pin
BillWoodruff21-Oct-20 0:01
mveBillWoodruff21-Oct-20 0:01 
GeneralBest prize is ... Pin
Amarnath S18-Oct-20 20:43
professionalAmarnath S18-Oct-20 20:43 
GeneralRe: Best prize is ... Pin
Ravi Bhavnani18-Oct-20 20:44
professionalRavi Bhavnani18-Oct-20 20:44 
GeneralRe: Best prize is ... Pin
Member 1394880618-Oct-20 23:22
MemberMember 1394880618-Oct-20 23:22 
GeneralRe: Best prize is ... Pin
Greg Utas19-Oct-20 1:07
mveGreg Utas19-Oct-20 1:07 
GeneralRe: Best prize is ... Pin
Slacker00719-Oct-20 1:30
professionalSlacker00719-Oct-20 1:30 
AnswerRe: Best prize is ... Pin
Anurag Gandhi24-Oct-20 0:31
professionalAnurag Gandhi24-Oct-20 0:31 

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