Originally Posted by anixs
Honestly, I like the random selection because nobody has to "dance" for their freebie (essays, sob stores, etc.) and everyone has an equal chance, whether they come early or late. It's just more respectful to everyone's time.
Hand-picking the most "worthy" recipient feels more like a competition (and doesn't guarantee anything since their story could be false). This is supposed to be fun, not competitive.
thumbs up to the random selection, everyone gets a fair chance.
you sir are the man!!