Test out our new commenting system, win $150

As I mentioned yesterday, we’ve rolled out a new commenting system here on FilmDrunk (and across Uproxx). As evidenced by years of past Comments of the Week posts, we’ve never had trouble getting you to comment, but the system needed an upgrade. The new system allows you to have a universal log-in across all Uproxx sites, the ability to log-in via Twitter and Facebook, and the ability to create detailed profiles with enlargeable avatars. Eventually we’ll even have direct messaging and badges. BADGES!

Still, we’re sorry we made you re-register. And just to make sure this stays the awesome community it is, we’re sweetening the pot to give you even more incentive to register (or re-register) and crack-wise (as if hearing yourself type wasn’t incentive enough).

First, we’re going to randomly select someone. Anyone who registers and comments in the post below will have a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate, chosen at random (if you leave a thousand unfunny comments I’m going to ban you).

Secondly, since what makes FilmDrinking great isn’t a thousand obnoxious, uninformed comments and asinine 13-year-old arguments like YouTube, but quality, clever commenters, we’ll be throwing a caption contest and giving the winner a $150 gift certificate. I tried to throw you a softball, so check out the picture below and give it your best shot.

For a chance at the $150, caption this picture of Steven Seagal performing with his band, Thunderbox, who’ll be playing the Dreamcatcher Gala this Thursday. My God, that is the Seagaliest-sounding thing I’ve ever heard.

Here are the official contest rules, as stolen from Cajun Boy:

-Be sure to register with a valid email address, as this is how we’ll contact the winners. Also, make sure not to put any other private information in any other fields outside of the email field, as those fields will display publicly.

-As mentioned previously, we will select a winner of the $100 Amazon gift card randomly using a random number generator. The winner of the $250 Amazon card will be chosen by me.

-People who register and then post an excessive number of unfunny comments in a lame attempt to increase their chances of winning will be arbitrarily eliminated.

-UPROXX.com employees and contributors are prohibited from winning.

-You have until 6pm eastern on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 to claim your prize. If you’ve won, either by random selection or by the choice of the editorial staff, you’ll be notified by email on Thursday October 13, 2011. Winners then have until 11:59pm eastern on Friday, October 14th, 2011 to reply to the email notification. If a winner doesn’t respond by that time, another will be chosen.