Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Another Drawing for a Drawing!


UPDATE:  WE HAVE A WINNER!
Since Yvonne already has drawings and her comment was purely congratulatory in nature (thanks Yvonne!), I took her comment out and and went with 74.  And, the winner is:

Comment #43:  




Blogger Dwija {House Unseen} said...




I stumbled this post, too :)
October 28, 2011 8:34 PM
BUT. Remember how I said there was a second prize?  Yup!  It's a very limited-edition tank.  Only 12 were made.  The cut hits at the top of the the thigh and it really flattering :D

                                 




The second winning comment was #9:




Blogger Little Gothic Horrors said...




Congratulations on getting 200 followers! What a fabulous milestone!!!
October 26, 2011 11:55 PM

Dweej, you get a stick drawing, so email me with the picture of your choice!
Little Gothic Horrors, you get the shirt, so email me with your deets!


I just want to thank each 204 of you who follow! I love getting to share my little demented mind and doodles with you guys!
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It actually happened.  Just 5 months after getting 100 followers, I now have 200 followers! So basically, that's 20 new followers a month.  Not bad for a little blog that's been chugging along for 10 months.

Pickleope was worried I would change when I hit this number.


I don't think I have.  No really.


I don't think I have.

Anyway, since stick figures are what I do best (and no sponsors are knocking on my door...but mostly because of the stick figure thing) I decided to do the following giveaway:

A Drawing for a Drawing! 


Yup, I'm repeating the same thing I did last time.
Because I couldn't come up with a better idea if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it!!

But wait!  There's more!

I passed 10,000 hits on Sunday!  It's been a banner week here at Tri-ing to be Athletic!


And with that comes an extra surprise for a SECOND winner...it's a limited edition of something that I will tell you about when the contest is over.  I think it's pretty cool you guys :D

So here's what you need to do.  If you would like to win your VERY OWN stick figure version of yourself, leave one comment for each of the following:

Number 1:  (Mandatory--because this gets me more followers, which gets y'all more giveaways!)  Follow my site via Google Friends Connect (GFC).  *If the Followers tab is empty, reload the site and it should pop up.  Leave a comment in the comments section below saying you are a new follower or that you already follow.

Optional, for extra entries (You can click on the tabs/widgets on this page or click the links below):

Number 2:  'Like' me on Facebook.  Leave a comment  in the comments section below saying you are a new 'liker' or that you already 'like' me.  That way I will know that you like me! You really like me!

Number 3:  Follow me on Twitter.  I'm @triingathlete.  Leave a comment...

You get the point right?  You leave a separate comment for each follow, whether it's new or something you're already doing.

Also, Number 4:  Follow me through Networked Blogs.  Comment.

Oh, and Number 5:  Tweet about the giveaway. Comment.

How about Number 6, just for kicks:  Follow me on Blog Lovin.  Comment.

One more?  Okay here's Number 7:  Stumble me!    Comment.

Right. I think I've covered all the typical giveaway rules and many entry types.

I'll keep the contest open for one week and a couple of days.  That means I will lock it up on exactly Friday, November 4th.  Since I live on the west coast I'll pick the winner at about 8:30 a.m. PST.

I will use the random number generator to find the winner.







I swear I will be doing those race recaps after this. Two triathlons equal 6 upcoming posts!


80 comments:

  1. Oh Julie, I Like you a lot on FB!

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  2. And I do enjoy following you on Google Friends Connect (is this a new name?)

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  3. I will follow you, follow you wherever you post! So now I'm following you on Networked Blogs!

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  4. Tweet Tweet! I'm also following you on Twitter. Even though I never tweet...but just you wait!

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  5. Tweet-a-tweet-tweet-tweet! I tweeted (is that a word?) just for you!

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  6. And I'm following you (I think) on Bloglovin, is that like McLovin?

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  7. And how about Google+??? I posted the link there too :-)

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  8. Congratulations on getting 200 followers! What a fabulous milestone!!!

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  9. Ha! I love the touch of the eye lash falling off...you diva.
    Congratulations on the milestones!
    Of course you know I follow you here and on Twitter. I will only fall short with Facebook because Facebook has turned into a place where my boring family who won't shut up about what their eating or leaving pseudo-inspirational quotes or asking to update my status for some stupid cause. Facebook rage!
    Sorry, what were we talking about? Oh yeah! Congratulations again! You deserve all the blog love you're getting (diva)!

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  10. wahoo! i'm a stalker, er i mean follower. and i totally need to win this :)

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  11. other methods of stalking: i like ya on fb

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  12. I am OF COURSE a follower of your blog!

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  13. I also follow via Networked Blogs too!

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  14. And I just Tweeted about it because I think this is such a fun giveaway!

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  15. I'm gonna tweet your giveaway now :-)

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  16. love your blog & am following ya via gfc -- hope i win!
    heh!

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  17. i follow you on facebook as cyn knight :)

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  18. i follow you on twitter as @ChunkyGoddess

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  19. i also follow ya via network blogs!

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  20. Oh my effing hell!!! 32 comments already??? I need to take part in this when I'm feeling a little more optimistic. I LOVE the haphazard eyelashes. That was my favorite part. Along with tripping over your boa. Classic. :)

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  21. :) Of course I follow you! *Congrats on 200 & 10000!!!

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  22. Congratulaions on your new milestones!

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  23. I follow you on Google Follow already!

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  24. I followed you on Twitter. I'm @TheTravelDiva

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  25. ...and I just followed via NetworkedBlogs.

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  28. Hi *waves like a manic stalker*. I am already a Follower (GFC) on your blog! (I have edited to make seperate comments :), I really want a drawing LOL)

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  29. ... and I'm a Liker on Facebook.

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  30. I just now started following you on Twitter!

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  31. ... and I Tweeted about your giveaway *phew* Congrats on 200 Followers, here's to many more discovering your awesome blog!!

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  32. Haha! Hope you remember the little people when you get REALLY famous ...

    Already follow you on GFC and Twitter!! Still working on the others ...

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  33. I follow you on the twitters. I feel like a stalker...

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  34. and of course i follow you on
    twitter n on ths blog to

    Http://chuchu-chulala.blogspot.com

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  35. and of course i follow you on
    twitter n on ths blog to

    Http://chuchu-chulala.blogspot.com

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  36. Love the false eyelash fail as well.

    I was all kinds of confused on what you meant by comment. I see now.

    1. I've been a follower ... a fabulous follower. ;)

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  37. 2. I licked you on Facebook. Typo and I'm not changing it. I lick you, I really lick you.

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  38. 3. Twitter Follow Check. I thought I was following you already as well. Tweet Meat.

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  39. 4. Networked Blogs hates me right now. Will do, promise.

    5. I tweeted your giveaway. I hope I didn't break it.

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  40. 6. Bloglovin - check. Is that a village in Croatia?

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  41. 7. I stumbled - then I immediately took off in a jog/run to hide the fact that I stumbled.

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  42. I don't "play" the FB/Twitter/Blog stuff but noticed you are an SLP- Like me! (36 years in public schools and working on my cert. for ASD right now). Love your drawings...I always tell people I learned how to draw fast stuff like that 'cause I had to for my job! Happy tri-ing! (I have been at that avocation for over 30 years now too!) Yes, I am old!

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  43. I want one! I want a stick-figure of myself! I wanna see what I'd look like as a super model. I follow and I RT you all the time!

    Allie

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  44. Hahaha I follow via GFC and your drawings make me DIE.

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  45. Just liked your Facebook page today! I didn't even know you had one...

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  46. I have drawings compliments of you but can I just say a major CONGRATS to 204 followers?! Awesome!

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  47. Wow! What a surprise!! The drawing and caption on the shirt couldn't be more appropriate for me either. Haha! Thank you so much!!!

    I can't seem to find your email on the blog. Starting to think I'm going mad!

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  48. This is the first blog contest I've ever won! I'm so excited!!!!!!!!

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  49. Thanks everyone for entering the giveaway (and so many different ways!) You guys are awesome :D

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  50. Congrats on over 200 followers!! It is no surprise really, your blog rocks and is one of the most unique blogs I have ever read! Before you know it, you will be at 500!

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  51. Lindsay: Thanks so much! From your mouth... :)

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