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Win My Stuff – November 2008 Contest

I can share photo and stories with you as I travel, but it is difficult to share stuff.

I have a way to rectify this…

I’m running a contest for the month of November. Over the next month, I’ll be buying items in Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, and I have already purchased some gifts in Cambodia If you have suggestions for things I should buy, leave them in the comments. At the end of the month, I’ll be sending these items to five lucky readers. In addition, I will also be giving away five copies of the Indie Travel Guide to Europe ebook by Craig Martin.

On December 1, I’ll be picking winners via and shipping out the goods. I will most probably be mailing the items from Bangkok, Thailand.

How to Enter

1) Subscribe – Once a week during the month of November, a special code will be sent to subscribers at the bottom of a regular blog post. You will only be able to see this code if you have subscribed via RSS or subscribe via email. If you are already a subscriber, you don’t have to do anything. If you haven’t, just register for my RSS feed, or if you don’t use RSS you can subscribe by email. You will be able to enter four times during the month via RSS.

2) Link – Make a blog post linking to this page and mentioning the contest OR just cut and paste the code for one of the premade buttons I’ve created. You can earn two entries for a blog post and two more for installing a button. You can email me with the URL showing the link, or I will probably be notified from Google or Technorati. If you have multiple domain names, you can enter this way multiple times.

So there it is. If you’d like to add to the prize list, feel free to drop me an email and I’ll make mention of it. I’ll be making posts about once a week as I buy more stuff.

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  1. Forge says:

    That's a very cool and generous idea. You seem to have them a lot.

    Personally, and for the other funny money fans of the world, I'd recommend world cash sets. In particular a lot of the Asian currencies will give you a wide range of coins and bills for well under a dollar's value.

    I just found out I'll be getting a collection of .pt and .de Euros for a Christmas present. The total cash value is probably 10-15 USD, but I doubt I'll get any present costing less that I value more.

  2. BaiBuDu says:

    Hey Gary,

    I am a Chinese , and knew that you are one of the participants of the DBT Idol 2.

    I have subscribed to your blog and wish to receiving your kind gifts.

    Good luck!

  3. Raghu says:

    Gary, good luck with DBT Idol 2. How do you manage to travel, blog and take part in BI2? That's great, I wish I can travel to so many places. Lets see how many readers we can add to existing user base.

    Where are you right now ( country, city)?

  4. Young says:

    I came from DBT, and knew that you are also one of the participants of the Blogging Idol.

    I have subscribed to your blog and wish to receiving your kind gift.

    Next time when you come to China, please feel free to let me know and I will send you a gift.
    Happy everything and everywhere!

  5. Hyoman says:

    I demand dong! Seriously, sounds much better than 75c or so :D
    This sounds good, Mr Arndt. I'll jump on your RSS for a communism hat, I have a friend in local government who'd love it :P

  6. Hey Gary, your thinly disguised attempt to dominate the blogsphere doesn't fool me! – but I'll have the recycled rice bag if you're passing out the goodies.

    You might consider filming your next video direct from the handicraft maker's stall, so you can play on that feel good factor even more. I don't need the 10,000 dong but I'd like to feel I was doing my bit for world poverty, while helping you get your blog to the top of the ratings.

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