Wednesday 02/19/2014 by sethadam1

UPDATED: THE PHISH.NET OVERSTEP CONTEST

Phish bassist Mike Gordon's new solo album is entitled "Overstep." But what exactly does "Overstep" mean? Is it pushing, as in overstepping ones bounds? Or crossing those scary sewers by taking an extended stride, refusing to touch your foot to the grates? We think one of you can put your genius to work explaining overstep - by photo. That's right, fire up your smart phone, dig up your trusty DSLR, or load up or your 35mm film (you hipsters) and show us "Overstep" in one photo.

A photo posted by Adam Scheinberg (@sethadam1) on Feb 12, 2014 at 11:20am PST

How to Enter

We'll be accepting entries in two ways:
1. Post a comment on this item with a link to your image. If you need a place to upload your photo, we recommend imgur.com.
2. Post your photo to Instagram using the hashtag #PhishNetOverstep.
3. Embed an image in the forum.

The Rules

1. It must be an original work of art.
2. You must post it as a comment on this blog entry or on Instagram. No other entries will be considered.
3. Your picture must be family-friendly. No drugs or boobies, you nincompoops.
4. The funnier and more original, the better!
5. Your photo should be taken for this contest. Don't be lazy. We're looking for something original and inspired!

The Prizes

So what can you win? The Grand Prize winner will receive two tickets to any show on Mike's Spring 2014 tour. You can also have a bite of my pizza sometime, if we're ever hanging out and I have pizza and you're hungry. Also: internet karma and fame in a sub-community for a day!

Two runners up will received a signed copy of Overstep on compact disc. To be clear, it's signed by Mike Gordon. He plays the bass guitar on the album!

The Phish.net site team will review the entries and decide on a grand-prize winners. All entries must be submitted by Wednesday, February 19th. We'll announce the winners shortly thereafter.

Good luck, Oversteppers!

Updated: the contest has been extended! We will now be accepting entries until next Wednesday, the 26th. Also, you can now enter by posting to this thread in the Phish.net forum. Fire away!

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Comments

, comment by Tube5972
Tube5972 This should be pretty funny.
, comment by Zhaph
Zhaph Rules don't specify: can we enter more than once?
, comment by fromsliptofall
fromsliptofall Great stuff, so strange I saw this tag on Instagram and it bought me to @sethadam1 's IG account before I knew about this contest
, comment by heyitsmejenni
heyitsmejenni But what's it gonna take to get you, @sethadam1, to share your diner pudding?
, comment by uglypig18
uglypig18 Abbey Road meets Pompeii

http://imgur.com/HBNmnyU
, comment by sethadam1
sethadam1 @heyitsmejenni That's a whole different contest, and it's unwinnable.
, comment by redjelly39
redjelly39 The Overstep Shuffle... Overstep Shuffle
, comment by TomSawyer
TomSawyer Brown shoes with black pants? Bro...
, comment by gratephul_67
gratephul_67 Image
, comment by ucpete
ucpete As I drove from work to Bill Graham last summer before night 1, the night for which I would be writing the phish.net review, I was about to make a right turn onto 9th St. in SoMa. As usual, I passed the "Stud Bar", a San Francisco landmark. But for the first time, I noticed that the cross street of the Stud Bar was "Gordon". I quickly pulled over across a lane of traffic to snap this shot (8/2/13 at 6:03 PM):
Image
Yep, it was a sign -- literally and figuratively -- and Gordon was a STUD that night at the show.

(I realize this submission doesn't really have much to do with overstepping, though I could claim to be clever and say that by posting this, I'm overstepping that rule a bit. A meta-overstep if you will. The truth is that I've had this picture in my phone for 6 months and forgot about it till I saw the contest.)
, comment by diagonalinmybed
diagonalinmybed http://i.imgur.com/C27IPbb.jpg[/IMG]
, comment by diagonalinmybed
diagonalinmybed @diagonalinmybed said: Image[/img]
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, comment by plICCULUS
plICCULUS @ItalianSpaghetti said:
sorry ^

http://mannphoto.blogspot.com/2014/02/overstep.html
I've always wanted to try a base jump! I've been skydiving before but base jumping is balls to the wall insanity. Is that you in the picture?? Great shot btw
, comment by estmtdprophet
estmtdprophet Me, overstepping some punts on the river Cam in Cambridge, UK. Face blurred to protect the stupid.

Image
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 <a href="http://imgur.com/NQuwdei"> <img src="http://i.imgur.com/NQuwdei.jpg?1" title="Hosted by imgur.com" /> </a>

This is Letchworth State Park in upstate NY. It's "The Grand Canyon of the East". You get a picture like this when you overstep the signs showing a stick man falling off a cliff.
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 Image

This is Letchworth State Park in upstate NY. It's "The Grand Canyon of the East". You get a picture like this when you overstep the signs showing a stick man falling off a cliff.[/quote]
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 @mcgrupp81 said:
http://imgur.com/NQuwdei

This is Letchworth State Park in upstate NY. It's "The Grand Canyon of the East". You get a picture like this when you overstep the signs showing a stick man falling off a cliff.
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Overstep

Apologies for the multi posting.
, comment by darebra
darebra The author has removed all of the text from their comment
, comment by darebra
darebra Overstep the line, live on the edge.
http://imgur.com/delete/ZwijeW24ZkSqBE3
, comment by perpg
perpg top verse

Chicken is a Rat

:->
, comment by darebra
darebra Image
Overstep the line, live on the edge.
having trouble w/ imgur
, comment by darebra
darebra <a href="http://imgur.com/zchYq8f"> <img src="http://i.imgur.com/zchYq8f.jpg" title="Hosted by imgur.com" /> </a>
, comment by Lemuria
Lemuria I was expecting more food-related entries.
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