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Winter Is Coming—And So Is $2,000!

Many avid readers have traveled to Mordor and beyond since The Lord of the Rings trilogy was first released. Decades later, Daenerys Targaryen and Cersei Lannister entered our households when George R.R. Martin came out with the first Game of Thrones book in 1996. Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher novels gained a new audience after their adaptation to a series of hit video games. Now, all of these epics have been turned into movies and/or TV shows, and the stories continue this fall when the prequels for both Game of Thrones (House of the Dragon) and The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power come out in August and September, respectively.

Whether you’re a Jon Snow stan, a Frodo fanatic, or a Geralt groupie, you’ve most likely already set your DVRs or added another subscription to your long list of streaming services in anticipation of these fantasy TV series. But what if we paid you to watch them instead? USDish is offering a dream job to one lucky hobbit, or elf, or whatever you’re into: Revisit 40 hours over a timespan of 30 days of these fantasy TV series and we’ll pay you $2,000! From Westeros to the Shire, apply to take a journey that ends with a nice payout.

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How to cash in the ≈295
Copper Pennies ($2,000 in USD).

The person who gets the dream job will have to:

  1. 1. Watch 40 hours total of the following fantasy TV series over 30 days:
    • Game of Thrones
    • The Witcher
    • House of the Dragon (all available episodes)
    • The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (all available episodes)

  2. 2. Rate the following on a provided task sheet:
    • Creativity of the show’s world
    • Believable characters
    • Overall uniqueness of show plot
    • Difficulty understanding the show or keeping up with the characters
    • Final ranking of best show

  3. 3. Provide a short review vlog of House of the Dragon and Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

  4. 4. Rewrite or re-vlog the ending of Game of Thrones. In summary, explain what you would have done differently. We know everyone has an opinion.
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You’ll want to be the “Ringbearer”—trust us!

This dream job is unlike any other! Not only will you get to travel to worlds beyond wonder, but you’ll have the opportunity to rewrite history. The series finale of Game of Thrones started quite the stir, but you can put your spin on the award-winning HBO series. Give us a summary of how GOT should have ended and we’ll publish your version on our website for all the Thronies to see. You’ll also get to cash out $2,000 for your viewing and recording efforts. Evil is evil, but this dream job is nothing short of great!

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You won’t have Samwise by your side but…

USDish will provide you with access to all the shows we’re asking you to watch. We’ll also send you some snacks to help you through the 40-hour fantasy marathon. After you’ve completed the job, we’ll send you $2,000 to get you The One Ring replica, or however else you want to spend it.


This dream job isn’t for everyone, but if you feel like you can take the 40-hour-30-day journey, apply below. Tell us why you would be the perfect fit (a video of yourself will garner you extra points). Did you watch every episode of Game of Thrones when they first came out or did you binge watch it on HBO Max? Have you read the first The Witcher short story published in 1986, played The Witcher when it was released on Xbox and have been watching Geralt of Rivia on Netflix ever since? Can you recite all of the LOTR songs by memory? Whatever makes you the truest fantasy fan, we want to know about it.

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Embarking on this adventure is not in your future—we are no longer accepting applications for our Fantasy Dream Job.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my application was received?

Please check your email for your submission confirmation. Be sure to check your spam folder if you don’t see it!

How do I submit/attach additional info?

We do not accept additional attachments outside of the submission form. We apologize for any inconvenience.

How will I know if I got the job?

You will receive an email by November 4, 2022 from the team that will share whether or not you were selected.

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Where is the form, and how do I apply?

To apply, please fill out the submission form here:
When is the deadline?

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, October 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm MST.

I live outside of the US. Can I still apply?

Unfortunately, this opportunity is open to US residents only.

Do I need to be a USDish customer to apply?

No. You do not need to be a USDish customer to apply for this job.

Can I submit on behalf of a minor?

Unfortunately, no. All applicants must be at least 18 years old. A parent or guardian cannot submit an application for a minor.

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If you’re a journalist looking for more information, please email, and we will reply as soon as we can.

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