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I’m a Softie/Indecisive: There’s a Winner(s)

April 14th, 2008

Here it is in a nutshell:

there are two winners of my totally awesome kick butt Miss Mix-a-lot CD contest.

 

I’ll try to explain. Mainly, it’s that I’m complex. I can’t make things easy. (Can you hear my husband’s voice faintly emerging from the Internet ether, yelling “hell no she can’t!” ?) Because first, I went to www.random.org to select a winner and I got a number, yes, but it seemed such an impersonal, dry, dull way to go.

 

And I’m an out-of-the-(Tinkerbell)-box thinker, so I decided to employ a secondary, cooler way to pick a winner:

 

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The number “9” is blurred by all the fairy dust.

 

But more importantly, the #9 commenter is Eden, who wins a not-Prince CD mix.

 

AND, Cheri at Blog This Mom was the random.org winner (commenter #2), the aforementioned dull method of selecting a winner, which is a paradox, because Cheri is decidedly NOT dull. In fact, she’s the anti-dull (doesn’t quite have the ring I was going for)…

 

Anyway! I will be e-mailing you two with some follow-up questions to ensure I mix the kick assednessest CDs for yous ever.

 

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On April 15th, 2008, Jenn @ Juggling Life said:

Congrats to Cheri and Eden. You have a lovely assistant!

On April 15th, 2008, kendra said:

Congrats to you two.

ALso, cute way to pick a winner, and what a cutie of a “picker” of the second winning number!

On April 15th, 2008, Eden said:

Whoo!

There are few things in the world better than a sooperawesome mix tape :)

On April 15th, 2008, Jamie said:

Wow. Your complexity brings out your generosity. Two winners?

Love that green color paint (and the cutie drawing the number).

On April 19th, 2008, Cheri said:

Thank you, thank you. I’d like to thank the academy . . . er, wrong speech.

Seriously, I am so excited to be one of the winners. I might be able to add “Gets Picked By Randomizers” right next to “Always Gets a Good Parking Space” on my resume. What odd blessings the universe has given me, but I’ll take ‘em, thank you very much. The parking space karma was particularly useful when I lived in LA. Bottom line: If we go anywhere together anytime soon, let me drive. You’ll never have to walk very far, and there’s usually money already in the meter when I arrive. True. Ask my husband and kids. Speaking of random, how random was that. Time for sleep.

Thanks again.

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