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Contest from Spark

I get offers to write about a lot of things, from events, to products and films, and of course, contests. Every now and than I get to write about a contest I actually really want to enter. That is such the case with the Dr. Oetker Kitchen Makeover Contest. The contest, which is available to Canadian readers, could net the winner with a $20,000 kitchen makeover. No, that is not a typo, it says $20,000! If you are the grand prize winner, you will get the kitchen makeover from Dr. Oetker Casa di Mama.

When you check out the link above, you’ll also have a chance to become a Savoury Moments Member, where you’ll get access to contests, helpful tips and great savings. Also by signing up, you’ll get a bonus pin towards the Kitchen Makeover Contest.

There will also be eight secondary winners chosen. These lucky people will get one of these appliances; a fridge/freezer, freestanding electric range, dishwasher or microwave. These prizes are all courtesy of Whirlpool.

I would be in heaven if I won this contest. I LOVE home cooked meals and the type of kitchen this $20,000 makeover would provide would be top of the line and well suited for all of my cooking needs. The contest ends on January 4th, 2010, so don’t forget to enter and stay with it if you want your chance to win.

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Posted on November 23rd, 2009 by ThePit | Leave a Comment
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As we already know, Kevin Smith is awesome, but you know what else is really awesome? Free sh*t! Add them together and you have our new contest. We are giving away a few copies of…

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The official description:

Collecting some of the finest moments of Smith’s freewheeling conversations with his friend and producer Scott Mosier (as heard on their top-rated podcast, known as SModcast), this brand new book exposes more of the inner workings of Smith’s wonderfully weird mind.

Discover the genesis of Stalin’s Monkey Soldier army, the horrifying tale of Kevin vs. Steak Tartare, how to make bukkake eggs, the lengths to which Jason Mewes would go for a free comic, and how Kevin was once willing to let Alanis Morissette get mugged…

Lewd, crude and hilariously rude, these are just a few examples of the riches to be found within! Also featuring guest conversationalists Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson, fellow filmmaker and failed Canadian Malcolm Ingram, and even contributions from his wife Jen and daughter Harley, these are the humorous highs and cultural lows of Kevin Smith’s verbal diarrhoea…and he can’t wait to unload on you.

Now, how do you win your copy of Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith: The Best of Smodcast?  Simply leave a comment on this article and let us know who your favorite Kevin Smith created character is! Is it Dante or Randal? Holden McNeil? Banky Edwards? Brodie? Jay or Silent Bob?

Also, to get a double entry into the contest, let us know your favorite Kevin Smith related story! It could be from the Smodcast, An Evening with Kevin Smith or one of his many Comic Con appearances. Three winners will be chosen on September 25th, 2009!

Eligibility/The Fine Print

To enter this contest, you must live in the United States or Canada. Simply leave a message in the comments section of this post and tell us who your favorite Kevin Smith character of all time is and you are entered into the contest. Please do not put your address in the comments. If you win, you will be notified by e-mail and asked to provide your address for shipping purposes only. No records will be kept of addresses or e-mail address information. Good Luck! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Posted on September 16th, 2009 by admin | Leave a Comment (18)
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Last year, Charter Communications held a bunch of giveaways where customers took home some really cool stuff including laptops and XBox 360 game systems. One really lucky customer even drove away with a 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid. As you know, I really love free stuff and I would be more than happy to get any of these prizes!

Charter Communications is looking at how digital tools are changing our lives; how we live, learn, play and interact with our friends, family, and co-workers. Charter offers phone, Internet, and cable services and the company wants to know how these tools have changed their customer’s everyday lives. What are you able to do now that you couldn’t have done before you got access to them?

Charter wants you to “Tell Us How You Do It” by submitting your story with photos or video that showcases how you use your digital tools. By doing so, you can win some great prizes, including a 15” laptop, a 52” HDTV, and a free year of the Charter Bundle that includes Digital Cable with HD and a DVR, Charter High-Speed Internet and Charter Telephone.

You can submit your story here and you can also follow Charter on Facebook. Good luck getting one of the awesome prizes!

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Posted on July 14th, 2009 by admin | Leave a Comment
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Win Face Off on Blu-Ray

It is time for our July Giveaway! By popular demand we’ll be giving away John Woo’s Face/Off on Blu-Ray!  Personally, Face/Off is my favorite John Woo and Nic Cage flick.

The official description of the film:

In this plot-twisting, high-tech thriller, relentless FBI agent Sean Archer must go dangerously undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, the sadistic terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy. After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally “borrows” Troy’s face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, transforms into Archer and wrecks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home. As the bomb continues to tick and the tension mounts, it becomes a high stakes game of cat and mouse as both Archer and Troy, ironically trapped in their enemy’s body, try to save face — their own.

Disc Specs:

  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
  • Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
  • Audio: English DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 / Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
  • Subtitles: English SDH, English, French, Spanish
  • Disc: 50GB Blu-ray Disc

Special Features:

  • Commentaries by director John Woo and writers Mike Webb and Michael Colleary.
  • 7 deleted scenes including an Alternative Ending (with optional commentary)
  • “The Light and the Dark: Making Face/Off”
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

Eligibility/How to Enter

To enter this contest, you must live in the United States or Canada. Simply leave a message in the comments section of this post and tell us what your favorite action movie of all time is and you are entered into the contest. Please do not put your address in the comments. If you win, you will be notified by e-mail and asked to provide your address for shipping purposes only. No records will be kept of addresses or e-mail address information. Good Luck! We will select a winner @ the end of the month.

Blu World Contest

Last month we posted about BluFrog Energy Drink’s It’s a Blu World contest. The contest has five huge (giant! EPIC!) prize packs including the BluGamer Ultimate Gaming Package, BluStreak Orlando and the Richard Petty Racing Experience, Happy Blu-Year New York, Blullapalooza Chicago, and Xtreme Blu Aspen!

How can you enter the contest? Well, everyone is welcome to enter up to three times via three different methods.

  1. Leave a comment on BluFrog’s official blog telling them which of the awesome prizes you’d like to win and why.
  2. Use Twitter to Tweet about the contest, why you entered and which prize you’d pick if you won. Your tweet must include #bluworld and this url http://bit.ly/UiiJy
  3. The third way to enter is to create a blog post about the contest and what you think the best of the five prizes is.

Time is running out to enter the contest, so get yours in soon!

Personally, my favorite prize is the Happy Blu-Year prize. In that prize, you (and a friend) can win a New Years Eve trip to New York City. Not only do they provide the air fare, but they also throw in ground transportation, a three night stay in a luxurious hotel, a complimentary X-Shot, and a helicopter ride over the city. I’ve been to New York City plenty of times, but I’ve never seen it quite like that!

Click to learn more about the BluFrog contest and for all of the official details and fine print. Hey, you just might win one of their awesome prize packs!

Check out this video to learn more about BluFrog energy drink…

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Posted on July 9th, 2009 by admin | Leave a Comment (1)
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Armani Jeans Contest

Armani Exchange is having a huge denim sale and contest, where you can win a pair of jeans a day throughout all of July.

The text A|X contest is easy to enter and you can take home a pair (or more) of Armani Exchange’s premium denim jeans. To enter the contest, all that you have to do is text the keyword “DENIM2” to Armani (276264). It is as easy as that. I checked out the site and there is no limit on the amount of times that you can enter. These are expensive and high quality jeans.

The Armani Exchange is also having a big sale with their line of “New Premium Denim starting at $98”. The above picture showcases my favorite three pairs of $98 dollar jeans. Included in the mix are the J101R Relaxed, the J65 Straight, and the J101 Boot Cut jeans. The J101R is on the left of the picture and is a low rise, boot cut and relaxed fit pair of jeans. The J65 is the middle pair and is a regular rise pair of jeans with a straight leg and a classic fit. The J101 is my favorite pair of the line (pictures on the all the way right); it is a low rise, boot cut, with a classic fit.

In addition to the $98 dollar sale, Armani Exchange is offering a deal where if you buy a regular priced pair of jeans between 7/7/09 and 7/19/09, than you will receive a giftcard of $20 dollars off your next purchase of $100 dollars or more.

Head over to Armani Exchange for more details on the contest and the sale.

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Posted on July 7th, 2009 by admin | Leave a Comment (2)
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Only a couple more days to vote…

What should my hollywood dream give away in a contest next

Summer is officially beginning and we are preping our first July contest and we’d like to hear from you guys! Please post a comment below with which item you’d like us to give away in our next contest. Thanks!

  • “Dead Until Dark” by Charlaine Harris. This novel is the first in the Sookie Stackhouse series that the hit HBO series True Blood is based on. If you are unfamilar with the series, it is based around a small town in Louisiana and how it is effected after vampires “come out of the coffin” and into the public eye after a synthetic blood is developed.
  • Face / Off on Blu-Ray.  My favorite John Woo film stars John Travolta as an FBI agent who must do the unthinkable to stop an evil terrorist’s plan, he must become him.  The disc contains a bunch of special features that you’ll never watch including commentaries by the director/writers, deleted scenes, an alternate ending, the trailer and more.
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer season one DVD. The classic vampire series by Joss Whedon focuses on the slayer (Sarah Michelle Gellar), one girl in all the world that is chosen to fight vampires and other demons.
  • “Intensity” by Dean Koontz. In this #1 New York Times bestseller, a “young woman staying as a guest in a Napa Valley farmhouse becomes trapped in a fight for survival with a self-proclaimed homicidal adventurer, and races to warn his next intended victim. Unrelentingly terrifying, this book lives up to its name.”
  • Bee Movie on Blu-Ray. This charming animated film is from the mind of Jerry Seinfeld and co-stars the voice of Renee Zellweger. The disc contains a bunch of features including storyboards, triva, commentaries, deleted scenes, and an alternate ending.

And last but not least…

  • Chicken Run on DVD. This stop motion animation from the creators of Wallace & Gromit stars the voices of Mel Gibson and Timothy Spall. Included in the special features is a “read-along” of the script.

So, which of these items would you like to see us give away? Don’t forget to vote in the comment section of this article!

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