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Nook Color Winner Decided

Well, the interminable fun “Write a Book, Win a Nook” contest has come to a close.  Here are the results: 1,697 lines were added to the story.  Almost all qualified as legitimate contest entries. 462,512 people died in the story.  Most exploded. Gary Steiger, who runs the FreeFrequentFlyerMiles website was eaten.  Apparently he was yummy. Everyone who died was reincarnated… several times. Everyone is now a flesh eating zombie.  Alas. Frequent Miler finally returned home…

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Evening News

Hotel Award Nights Oops This morning’s post about when to use points for hotel award nights has some kinks I’m trying to work out.  Ric of Loyalty Traveler pointed out that I had initially set the bar too high for Hilton HHonors.  I agreed with him and went ahead and adjusted the Hilton formula.  Since then I’ve also looked deeper into Club Carlson and found that it’s quite rare to get the Fair Trading Price…

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An alliance fights the forces of evil.

The contest to Win a Nook is now in the home stretch. Until Tuesday (Feb 14th), all you have to do to enter is add a single line to the ever growing story and become one its many authors.  Since I last gave an update, here is what has gone on in the Nook story contest: There has been an uprising – a mighty clash between authors!  A few, on the dark side, have taken…

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Evening News

Nordstrom I went ahead and plunked down over $4200 at Nordstrom thanks to the British Airways 36 points per dollar deal.  Just two days later, over 150,000 points already show up as pending!  Woo hoo!  Now, hopefully I can sell some of this junk… Cheap Nook! While the contest to Win a Nook continues, you might be interested in buying one for yourself at a huge discount.  Frequent reader (and contributor and Nook story writer)…

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And the Kiva gift card winner is…

The contest to Win a Nook continues! Until Feb 14th, all you have to do to enter is add a single line to the ever growing story. Over the weekend, though, I announced an interim prize: a $25 Kiva Gift Card. So, at 6:41 PM EST, I found a total of 1,079 comments had been posted so far. I then generated a random number from 1 to 1079: And, the winner is… Mike, who wrote…

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A new prize for the Nook Contest

The contest to Win a Nook continues! Until Feb 14th, all you have to do to enter is add a single line to the ever growing story. Even better, you can enter the contest as many times as you’d like! At the time of my writing this post, there are 907 lines to the ongoing Nook story! Since I last gave an update, here is what has gone on: Many more people have died, usually…

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And the winner is…

The contest to Win a Nook continues! Until Feb 14th, all you have to do to enter is add a single line to the ever growing story. Yesterday, though, I announced an interim prize: a $20 Barnes & Noble gift card. So, at 1:45 EST this afternoon, I found a total of 615 comments had been posted so far.  I then generated a random number from 1 to 615: Entry 404, was written by Steelsnow…

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Nook contest update and a new prize!

The contest to Win a Nook continues! Until Feb 14th, all you have to do to enter is add a single line to the ever growing story. Even better, you can enter the contest as many times as you’d like! At the time of my writing this post, there are 520 lines to the ongoing Nook story!  In the previous update I summarized the adventures of TSA Special Operative Scott Scanner.  Since then, the story…

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Nook Contest Update

The contest to Win a Nook is in full swing!  Until Feb 14th, all you have to do to enter is add a single line to the ever growing story.  Even better, you can enter the contest as many times as you’d like! At the time of my writing this post, there are 317 lines to the ongoing Nook story!  While it looks like people are having a lot of fun with this, I realize…

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