December 9, 2010

Governor's Run - LIVE!




I saw this screen pop up a few minutes ago, describing the Governor's Run event as detailed in this morning's preview.






Just a thought here: 9 of the 50 governors are female - and don't look like the person above. Any chance Zynga could shake things up a bit?



I asked for a few votes from the proposed Mafia members pictured under that graphic but remembered, from previous "social" Mafia Wars events, if you're not Facebook friends with a Mafia member, you can't post a request to him or her for Governor's Run.



When you ask a Mafia/friend for a vote, this comes up on both your Facebook feeds:





Your friends may think you are seeking actual elected office and offer large sums of cash to finance your campaign. Just go along with it.



I found some Mafia/friends and sent them ballots, clogging up my Facebook feed in the process:




But I want that 2nd Amendment weapon with its 80 Defense, so I'm willing to wreck my board and reveal to my other Facebook friends that I am a hopeless Mafia Wars addict. Oh.... they already knew, and deleted me.



Good luck on the campaign trail. Governor's Run ends on Sunday, but getting 9 votes shouldn't take that long.


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9 comments:

  1. Is the purpose of this exercise just to get us to click "Allow" so Zynga can post to our walls at will? This seems very gimmicky!

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  2. mine is buggy. it says that i am already finished with it, even though i havent done anything, and that i got my reward, which i havent gotten yet. to me it looks like it still has the same people in it that accepted my request for the thanksgiving thing.

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  3. after the first day, I can't send out any more "ballots". Guess I'll never get the darn bonus weapon since I won't get the necessary "votes". Another Zynga gimmick gone wrong!

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  4. I have the same problem... I cant send any more invites and I need 2 more votes. What do I do???????

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  5. Same here, it's not letting me send out any more votes? I send the max amount the first day and it's not letting me send them out again and it's been more then 24 hours... does anyone know a way around it?

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  6. Great comment about Zynga perhaps making the Governor a female! AMEN!!

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  7. A really smart person posted to the Wiki... there is a way around it and I just tried it, it works and I finished the event.
    (Find someone you posted to) "go to their wall to view the post, copy the URL from the post, then share this (or a tinyurl) on your own page so your mafia can CHOOSE to help rather than being spammed to do so. Furthermore, if you have all your mafia in a friend group, restrict the post to being viewed by that friend group only as well."

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