Write a book, win a Nook!

This contest is now closed.  The winner is revealed in the final comment below.  Thank you for visiting my blog!

 

If you have read my recent adventures on EBay, you know that I have an extra Nook Color and I’ve promised to give it away!  I have to admit I’ve never used a Nook, but I’ve been impressed with its great reviews.  Even more, I really like it’s unique design.  There’s just something about that little corner cutout that makes it super appealing! 

The Contest

For a chance to win this Nook, all you have to do is add a comment to the bottom of this blog post.  Don’t add just any comment, though.  Let’s have fun with this!  Let’s write a story together.  Each person can write one sentence at a time to contribute to the story.  The story can be about anything.  You can write truth or fiction.  It can be exciting, funny, sad, or uplifting.  It can be about travel, miles, and points, but it doesn’t have to be.  It can be almost anything.

Double Dip, Triple Dip, Quadruple Dip, etc.

You can enter this contest as many times as you like!  Each new story sentence you add below counts as another entry into the contest.  There is one BIG RULE about this: you may not enter twice in a row!  What I mean is that before you can add another sentence to the story, you must wait for another reader to add their sentence.  Each of your entries must have at least one contribution from another reader between them. 

Valentine’s Day Deadline

I will keep this contest open for new entries until noon EST on Valentine’s Day (Feb 14th 2012).  At that point I’ll use my trusty computer to generate a random number from 1 to however many entries exist.  The person who wrote the comment that corresponds with the resulting number will be the winner!

Nook Delivery

If you win, I’ll ship the Nook to you anywhere in the continental US.  If you need it delivered elsewhere, we’ll figure out the best shipping option and I’ll contribute up to $15 towards it.  Or, if any of our travels overlap (Kiva DO anyone?) I’ll hand deliver it to you.

The Rules

  • Enter as many times as you like, but no two entries can be consecutive.  There must be at least one entry from another person between each of your entries.
  • No explicit language is allowed.  Keep it rated G.
  • Don’t be mean! 
  • Your sentences can be long or short.  Very short sentences are fine.  Please avoid long run-sentences.
  • Do not try to game the system (by entering the contest with multiple aliases, for example).  If I suspect you of anything like this, you will be disqualified.  I reserve the right to disqualify anyone at any time, but I really don’t want to!
  • Frequent Miler, his wife, and son are not eligible to win, but they are allowed to contribute to the story.  If one happens to win, a new random number will be picked until a valid winner is found.
  • Have fun!

Nook Side Chat

  • To enter the contest, comment below
  • To discuss the contest, please visit the Nook Side Chat.


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Last updated on February 14th, 2012

About Greg The Frequent Miler

Greg is the owner, founder, and primary author of the Frequent Miler. He earns millions of points and miles each year, mostly without flying, and dedicates this blog to teaching others how to do the same.

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Simpson

Odor Eaters !

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Sue S

glass slippers.

mike
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mike

now, mike was ready for the concert! he took a limo all the way down to DC. Met up with Tom. Tom was wearing the exact same outfit!!

Laura Lambie
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Laura Lambie

So tom stepped into the nearest store, which was a Goodwill and bought_________

mike
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mike

a red tong

Sue S
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Sue S

as well as a red cape, so that they wouldn’t be completely matching.

Laura Lambie
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Laura Lambie

as they walked into the concert with tom in his new outfit the people started to ___________

Gary Steiger
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stare.

Dan
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Dan

but they didn’t stare at Tom. They were staring at the hero of America, the defender of the constitution, the protector of liberty, the guardian of freedom, the obstetrician who delivered over 9 thousand babies, Republican Presidential Candidate(and future President of the United States of America)Congressman Doctor Ron Paul’s bulging underwear(because he is an incredibly gifted man as well as a good lover).

mike
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mike

then turn their attention back to them as the concert was about to start.

Dan
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Dan

But the music was awesome and inspiring. The only problem was that the intermission was way to short. And the the second half was worst than the first.

MR H
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MR H

But they were selling Busch Light at the Venue, and there was a guest appearance by…

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Chris

But the triple encore at the end brought aligned all the planets and brought total harmony to the world.

mike
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mike

The End…. or…

MR H
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MR H

ONLY THE BEGINNING!!!

Once upon a time…

Dan
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Dan

once upon a time someone DIED.

Samuel
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Samuel

Only that it wasn’t true, and the corpse was only a fake.

Sandy
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Sandy

Once upon a time, there was a little lad named Frequent Miler.

Samuel
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Samuel

He was very into flying (as the name suggests).

Rebecca
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Rebecca

And a points addict on top of that.

Ralph
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Ralph

So much so he chartered an A380…for himself

Samuel
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Samuel

Of course, he only did so because he could earn miles with such a flight.

Rebecca
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Rebecca

And all his little friends. Frequent Miler had one goal for this trip…to make his friends understand his points addiction.

Sandy
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Sandy

He even setup a blog.

Lisa
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Lisa

But not many people knew about it because it did not show up in google.

Annalisa
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Annalisa

One day, he decided that this travel business was boring and started talking about his personal addiction to lava lamps.

Mike
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Mike

So he went to Ikea to start on his collection

MR H
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MR H

And then deiced to combine hobbies, A380 decked out with lava lamps for cabin lighting.

Samuel
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Samuel

It was the ultimate combination.

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canucklehead

The same A380 that was being prepped for the Monster of all MegaDos.

MR H
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MR H

of course referring to the “non-allianced middle eastern based carriers MegaDo of 2012”!!!

John C
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John C

So happy that TSA is keeping us safe by screening cupcakes, cookies and brownies!

Meiti
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Meiti

I love to visit San Francisco.

MR H
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MR H

It will be possible to Visit San Fran on the A380 decked out in lava lamps, thought frequent miler, as he continued living the story…

mike
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mike

then he had a great idea about buying miles and selling for profit.. the ultimate earning opportunity!

IDGflygirl
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IDGflygirl

S/he met a fellow MPer/FTer on the flight — in the next seat!

mike
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mike

It was Mike!

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BothofUs2

The A380 also had another unique feature

MR H
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Ejection seats. Bye Mike! (But for first time the fate did not involve explosions…)

Chris
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Chris

Instead it involved a school of flying piranas who quickly chewed him down to a nice shinny skeleton.

Mike
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Mike

Luckily mike had on a parachute and as a navy seal was able to easily use it to land safely on….

MR H
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MR H

the A380!! Which was still below him, and needed the parachute itself since its wings were inevitably cracked…

mike
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mike

Mike went into McGayver mode and fixed the wing using just Elmer’s glue and scotch tape.

MR H
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MR H

“DANGIT” thought the worlds best airlines as they have been grounding their fleets. “Why weren’t we so smart?!”

mike
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mike

so they all smarted using glue and tape.

Scott
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Scott

and Sharpies

Bob
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in every color imaginable, even the purple from the one-eyed, one-horned flying purple people eater, who now proceeded to help Frequent Miler fly to his dream vacation spot——–

Andy
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He bought his tax free Sharpies on board with no foreign transaction fees and double points

Bob
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Bob

but he forgot that a sharpie with double points, means ink smeared all over his hands, so he went to the lavatory, where he discovered that

Scott
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Scott

hadn’t shaved in days.

Mike H
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Mike H

He reached into his pocket. Produced an orange tinted medicine bottle with safety cap. They had replaced his beard pills with M&M’s, again.

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He also discovered that Purple People earn double miles.

Scott
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Scott

While also in the lav, he wondered what if…

Mike
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Mike

A woodchuck would chuck wood. How many wood would a woodchuck chuck wood?

Bob
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Bob

I took over the plane? Would i earn quadruple miles?

Scott
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Scott

He was hungry for an apple.

Mike
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Mike

He had too many things on his mind.

Gary Steiger
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Like, what happened to the cat?

Bob
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Bob

So, he settled in for his long flight to destination as yet unknown, by pulling out his Book.
But then he realized that he had forgotten to load any books.
so, he sent out an appeal to his blog’s loyal readers…….

Mike
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Mike

He downloaded a book onto his device but it was a virus! All through his flight, it made a farting noise. He was totally….

Bob
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Bob

enthralled with the sound and wished he could share it with his child who was home in Michigan with the flu, so then Frequent Miler got the brilliant idea to use his Nook as a

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disgusted, but assumed that Mike is just a teenage, and so forgave him.

Mike
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Mike

Flight attendant, who thought it was cute.

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But the flight attendant wasn’t cute, so …

Dan
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Dan

because he forgot to shave, he died right away.

Mike
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Mike

Freq. miler stopped talking to her.
Someone behind him tapped his shoulders and said

Scott
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Scott

A nice, juicy peach might have done him good.

Gary Steiger
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She forgot to shave?! “Oh, no!” he said.

Scott
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Scott

Then a bomb went off.

Mike
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Mike

There was a small explosion in the tail section. Plane started to fall

Scott
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Scott

and they all died.

Gary Steiger
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But since the explosion was a terrorist attack on an El Al flight, it doesn’t affect this story.

Mike
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Mike

It was time for a inflight meal. The menu consist of

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Scott

SPAM

Bob
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Bob

But now a new problem appeared. Frequent Miler still hadn’t decided where he wants to go on his vacation, so the pilot kept calling back to him. “Frequent Miler, where are we going?”
Frequent Miler thought deeply, consulted his Nook which had morphed into a super 4G Nook
and announced
“Let’s go to ……..

Mike
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Mike

Seoul, Korea

Bob
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Bob

I need a good Korean meal, and I heard there is a great noodle shop that specializes in

Gary Steiger
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noodles.

Gaye M
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Gaye M

no, no . . . let’s go somewhere warm!

Bob
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Bob

fortunately a warm front had just passed thru Korea, so FM landed, hailed a taxi and declared – “please take me to the best noodle shop in Seoul.”
Unfortunately the taxi driver thought he said, please wash my hair with borox.

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And so he kicked him out of the cab.

Bob
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Bob

FM looked around bewildered, trying to figure out what had happened. Just at that moment a multi-lingual Korean businesswoman walked up and asked him if he needed help.

Mike
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Mike

Then a attractive girl stopped in her ferrarri and said

Bob
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Bob

“Can I give you a ride somewhere?
unfortunately she only spoke Korean, so FM turned to the multi-lingual business woman and asked, can you translate.
she responded, “Yes.
But you have to pay me in Delta Skymiles because I need to fly to Seattle as soon as possible.”
FM looked at his super Nook and was trying to figure out how to book her to Seattle with skymiles, when

Mike
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Mike

The girl in the ferrarri grabbed him and pulled him in the car. “please help, Mr. Bond. They’re after me!”

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he decided to go with her, as she was also attractive – and rich.

Bob
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Bob

of course, FM now needed to learn Korean real quick, so he dug out his headphones and turned his super Nook into an instant Korean language course.
within 42 seconds, he was able to respond in fluent Korean:

Lynn
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Lynn

James looked at his watch (which in reality was a gun) and replied, “At your service, my dear,” at which time he

Mike
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Mike

Knew he wasnt Bond, but FM thought “oh wat the hell, I need some adventure”

Bob
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Bob

Can you take me to the Yellow Sea? I need to charter a boat for a luxurious cruise to

Gary Steiger
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… a deserted island where it is rumored that a flying Hyatt hotel landed and killed a cat.

Gaye M
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Gaye M

Even if the cat wasn’t killed, the Hyatt will be there and we can . .

Mike
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Mike

Sun bathe naked

Bob
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Bob

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!
said FM as he luxuriated on the beach. This is exactly what I needed.
Now, where is that sun screen as he looked up, only to discover that he was not alone on the beach.
In fact, standing above him was

Dan
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Dan

the woman in all her naked glory. There was only one problem. The beautiful Korean woman was actually a man, as evidence of the obvious male genitalia. Our hero was so distraught that he took a gun to his head and pulled the trigger, blowing his brains out and died a quick death.

mike
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mike

Then a crab walked onto the beach and..

Chris
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Chris

And our hero woke up from his dream with a start to find himself in first class birth on a transcontinental flight to…

Mike
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Mike

Maldive. He soon arrived and was greeted by…

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.. a cat.

Mike
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Mike

His name was Chester. He kept babbling about a white rabbit, queen of Hearts and some girl.