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Occasionally, the gods find it fitting to set the faithful to a task: a Quest.

Each Quest is active for a limited time. This is usually fairly short — a few days or weeks — but sometimes a Quest lasts until the end of the epoch.

Quests are the gods' way of soliciting idea from the general populace for ideas for improving PerlMonks. Therefore, Monks who contribute worthy suggestions are eligible to receive special dispensations of eXperience Points. However, a greater incentive is the fame and karma (let's call it "pharma") that naturally accrues to successful Questers .

from All About Perl Quests

Quests
poll ideas quest 2009
Starts at: Jan 01, 2009 at 00:00
Ends at:Dec 31, 2009 at 23:59
Current Staus: Finished
55 replies by pollsters
    First, read How do I create a Poll?. Then suggest your poll here. Complete ideas are more likely to be used.

    Note that links may be used in choices but not in the title.

poll ideas quest 2007
Starts at: Jul 13, 2007 at 16:00
Ends at:Dec 31, 2008 at 23:59
Current Staus: Finished
104 replies by ysth
    First, read How do I create a Poll?. Then suggest your poll here. Complete ideas are more likely to be used.

    Note that links may be used in choices but not in the title.

PM merchandise/icon design quest
Starts at: Apr 05, 2001 at 00:00
Ends at:Apr 12, 2001 at 00:00
Current Staus: Finished
54 replies by vroom
    misty is getting a dye-sublimation system which means there could be more varieties of PM merchandise in the future. She would take care of all the work and give PerlMonks a percentage of the sales. So now we need to give her designs to work with and or items you would be interested in getting.

    The most obvious items are:

  • Mugs
  • Mousepads

    Here are some other possibilities:

  • coasters
  • keychains
  • wall clocks (8" round)
  • wrist watches (quartz, genuine leather bands, 1 1/4" diameter)
  • fridge magnets
  • frame magnetic magnets (4" round, hold 1.75"x1.75" photos)
  • polyester or cotton tote bags (have to check them out)

    I'll leave it at that. If you've got ideas for items, cool designs, or know which items you'd be interested in getting let us know below.

poll ideas quest
Starts at: Mar 30, 2001 at 00:00
Ends at:Jul 13, 2007 at 16:00
Current Staus: Finished
209 replies by vroom
    I'm notoriously bad at coming up with new poll ideas. Help me out here please. You probably won't get awarded any extra XP even if this is a quest cuz that equals additional work for me. However, if I find your poll idea worthy I can add it to a pool of potential polls for the future. Then I just need to write a script and add it to my crontab.

    Note: follow the prior instructions in How do I create a Poll? before replying.

Module Review Quest
Starts at: Sep 08, 2000 at 21:10
Ends at:Sep 13, 2000 at 21:10
Current Staus: Finished
1 reply by vroom
    All right kids the moment you've all been waiting for. That's right there is a new quest. The goal is to get all of you to write up a review of your favorite most used modules. Conversely you can writeup about modules others should avoid. Hopefully this will raise awareness of many of the wonders of the Perl world which often remain hidden within the dark recesses of CPAN.
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