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Friday December 5, 2008 6:41 pm

Gear Live Magic Giveaway: HP Mini 1000, Office 2007, Kung Fu Panda, VideoStudio X

HP Mini 1000

So, our HP Magic Giveaway winner was awesome enough to give back to the community, thus invoking a second giveaway. We’ve got an HP Mini 1000 here, along with a bunch of software as well. Specifically, here’s the prize package:

We’re going to use the same entrance criteria that we used last time, since that seemed to work so well. Here’s how to enter to win:

  1. If you don’t have one already, sign up for a Gear Live account
  2. If you don’t have one already, sign up for a Twitter account
  3. Add the Gear Live Twitter account to your follow list
  4. On Twitter, post a tweet about our contest and link to this page. In the tweet, include the phrase “#gearlive”.
  5. Once that is done, leave a comment here in this post with a direct link back to your Tweet. Be sure you are signed in to your Gear Live account before you leave the comment.

Here’s an example of an appropriate Twitter entry:
“Entering to win an HP Mini! http://059.qlnk.net/ #gearlive”

BONUS ENTRIES: Want more chances to win? Share the link to our contests on the following sites, and leave us a comment linking to those as well:

  • Facebook: Shared Link
  • Del.icio.us bookmark
  • FriendFeed: Use Post a Link
  • Your blog: Have a site? Link to our contest on it!

Remember: The bonus entries are just that - bonus. In order to be eligible to win, you must complete the core Twitter requirements.

Now, as to the actual contest dates. The contest starts today, December 5th. You have until 11:59 PM PST on December 11th to enter your comments here on this post. We will then announce our winner, chosen randomly out of all valid entrants and bonus points, on December 12th.

Aaaaaand - we’ve got our winner!

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Forum Discussion

Well I want in on an awesome giveaway….so here it is http://twitter.com/ceglow

What a sweet deal…Thanks GearLive

Well, Akismet and Delicious don’t like each other, so I put my delicious link here. I hope it doesn’t bother. Sory for the quadruplecomment =S


My user is “Microutopia”!

Well that was really nice of him to give away the HP Mini notebook.  Good job Ashe.  Thanks for making this contest easy to enter Andru.  I like random contests, they’re really easy to join.

hey!I just posted the add on my twitter u guys! http://www.twitter.com/NikTantardini

Cool giveaway! Thanks for the chance. My daughters would be so happy if I could win this for them. Just joined twitter, and twittered this:
and posted on Facebook:


ZOMG!! I won!!! I’m so stoked! I can’t stop smiling! :D WooHoo!!! Happy Holidays!

Congrats uglyfido =D
Nice to see an actual board member won

Plus, now I’ll be able to post much more often. :D

Congrats Fido. You actually don’t know how happy I am that you actually won. Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, and Happy Hanukkah.

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Wow! Awesome giveaway! Here’s mine: http://twitter.com/nixkickin


Fantastic giveaway!  What a great Christmas gift.  Thanks for the chance to enter!

I Tweeted:


Posted at Facebook:


OPSS i forgot to login
here is the entry again:


Here is my entry: http://twitter.com/regac/status/1044004681
Ow and BTW Ashe is AWESOME!


I twittered:

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jgardner04/status/1044326314

BONUS ENTRY - I also added it to my Delicious bookmarks smile

fingers crossed!  https://twitter.com/afoster12

I twittered and left the details but it got caught by Akismet, so am doing a plain notice as well smile Twitter is at SandwichINK smile

This follow-up contest is great! Ashe, you’re a great person! Thanks for sharing. grin



posting on facebook too @ http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?id=502951288&ref=name

also on my blog @ http://maxandbuddyshow.blogspot.com/

thanks so much!

I just entered, I would love love love to win this amazing package. Thank you so much for hosting this fabulous giveaway! May all of you staff members at GearLive receive good things in returns.


Bonus Entry #2 - I also have this contest info on my blog smile http://www.sandwichink.com/twitter-updates-for-2008-12-07 Thanks again.

Here’s my entries

Twitter-  http://twitter.com/Kidguru/status/1044714917

Del.Iic.ious-  http://delicious.com/Kidguru

FF- http://friendfeed.com/e/f7224922-98df-4fd4-b152-2430799f7ad3/Entering-to-Win-an-HP-Mini-http-wiurl-com-fyar/

Twitter : http://twitter.com/HomelessAvatar/status/1044789059

Thanks for the chance!

My links for entry into the contest:
Twitter http://twitter.com/lloydviente/status/1044813996
Delicious http://delicious.com/svartalve
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=677610672
My Blog http://acritics.blogspot.com/2008/12/piece-of-mind-gear-lives-hp-mini-1000.html

Ashe, you are awesome for giving all of us another chance to win that sweet little computer. I have included the link on my Twitter:  http://twitter.com/auriette
I linked on my blog, under “The Holiday Season”:  http://auriette.blogspot.com/

Tweeted here: http://twitter.com/joullah/status/1045335843

Hey Andru!

Here’s my tweet! :D


Thanks to you and to the Magic giveaway winner!

Twitter: http://twitter.com/rennyn/status/1045382512

Facebook: (Not sure how to post the share link?) http://www.facebook.com/p.php?i=1585636336&k=631452T432XM5BL1UGX6QV or http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=1585636336

Del.Icio.us: http://delicious.com/rennyn

My Blog: http://www.digitalsolecism.net - added direct contest link on my blogroll

My Twitter: http://twitter.com/SLoPPYALieN/status/1045410981

Here’s my Facebook entry:  http://www.facebook.com/ext/share.php?sid=51391032592&h=04nv8

Here is my post


Here’s my twitter

bonus xanga blog


Please count me in! Happy holidays!







I Tweeted about the contest:


*Thanks* for the giveaway!

I posted the link on Facebook. My Facebook profile is here:


The direct link to my post is here:


Thank you to Gear Live, HP, and Ashe for the amazing giveaway!

I shared the link in Facebook:


I added a Delicious bookmark:


I posted a link in FriendFeed:


I blogged about the giveaway:



Awesome, and thanks for the 2nd chance to win.

great contest

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/bobo2854



Amazing contest, huge opportunities here.



Here is my twitter tweet:  http://twitter.com/link_094/status/1047547267
my del.icio.us: http://delicious.com/link_094
my frienfeed: http://friendfeed.com/link094
my facebook posting: http://www.facebook.com/ext/share.php?sid=40470365747&h=MgQ1O o http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?pub=2915120374#/posted.php?id=1434573290
my blog posting: http://cid-4d55ba7ef94bb554.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!4D55BA7EF94BB554!232.entry

Share the HP Magic through Gear Live


I bookmarked this on Delicious:


My delicious username is hardertobreathe.

Thank you to Gear Live, HP, and Ashe for the amazing giveaway!

entered!  http://twitter.com/robertnelson/status/1047723143


This product looks sweet! http://twitter.com/warrenss/status/1048025833

Thanks to the person for letting us do this twice. please to have joined this community.

twitter - http://twitter.com/livegeeks
blog - http://gamingsux.com/geeks/?p=26
facebook -  http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1451226414&ref=profile


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