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Old 11-07-2012, 01:58 PM   #16
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Sorry, Catlady, maybe next time. It pays to read the Front Page.
Front page? What front page?

Damned saved browser tabs!
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:45 PM   #17
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I had a banner type thing announcing the contest on top of every forum I visited.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:48 PM   #18
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Contest? There's a Contest?

I thought Obama won????
Oh, no! Not you too, Kenny! Doesn't anyone read the Front Page or subscribe to the Announcements forum? It was even announced on Facebook and Twitter!

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I didn't even know there was a contest, and I visit MobileRead every day.
Maybe we should have done another one of those find the star contests or another mystery.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:53 PM   #19
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I had a banner type thing announcing the contest on top of every forum I visited.
Not a bad idea for the next time we have a contest. I don't know how hard that would be to implement, but I've forwarded the suggestion to the rest of the team.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:56 PM   #20
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I didn't even know there was a contest, and I visit MobileRead every day.
I don't know about others, but I had a little notification in the "notices" bar.

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I had meant to enter, but I was a day late (I thought today was the 6th).
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:14 PM   #21
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I don't know about others, but I had a little notification in the "notices" bar.
Thanks for mentioning that. I rarely visit the Home page (I have Forums bookmarked), and I don't usually read the Notifications either. I guess I'll have to get in the habit of doing that. I've probably been missing a lot!
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:17 PM   #22
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Thanks for mentioning that. I rarely visit the Home page (I have Forums bookmarked), and I don't usually read the Notifications either. I guess I'll have to get in the habit of doing that. I've probably been missing a lot!
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:18 PM   #23
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Same here. I link directly to the forum main page and never go to the home page.

As far as facebook/twitter announcements... never gonna happen.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:20 PM   #24
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I didn't visit the Home Page (I rarely do) but still saw the notifications, which were almost everywhere I visited, near the top of the page. Not sure how anyone could have missed them, as they are quite intrusive (in a good way).
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:37 PM   #25
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I didn't visit the Home Page (I rarely do) but still saw the notifications, which were almost everywhere I visited, near the top of the page. Not sure how anyone could have missed them, as they are quite intrusive (in a good way).
That's how I found out about the contest too. I can't remember how long the banner stayed.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:39 PM   #26
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I didn't visit the Home Page (I rarely do) but still saw the notifications, which were almost everywhere I visited, near the top of the page. Not sure how anyone could have missed them, as they are quite intrusive (in a good way).
This. I still see the notification up there. I rarely go to Home Page and have Forums bookmarked as well.
Anyway good luck to those who entered the contest. I didn't, I thought I didn't need another ereader and if I'd won I'd have taken it away from someone who does. Good luck again!
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:52 PM   #27
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I did sign in, mainly to wish a Happy B-Day.

Then started reading what I could win. Mmmmm Not to literate with this stuff but think I want my next tablet/ereader to be open. I like my NT but don't like having to buy only from B&N.

So in short if I was chosen would not reply so someone else could win!
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:36 PM   #28
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Sorry, Catlady, maybe next time. It pays to read the Front Page.

Here's the link in Announcements you missed.
I never go to the home page; I go right to the forums page.

I don't do Facebook or Twitter, and I never saw any notification.

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Old 11-07-2012, 04:45 PM   #29
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Oh, no! Not you too, Kenny! Doesn't anyone read the Front Page or subscribe to the Announcements forum? It was even announced on Facebook and Twitter!



:...

I knew, but though I'd give someone else a chance to win.

Facebook, Twitter, Bah Humbug!!
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:50 PM   #30
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Doesn't anyone read the Front Page or subscribe to the Announcements forum? It was even announced on Facebook and Twitter!
I never read the front page, nor do I subscribe to anything from this board. I also don't do Facebook or Twitter.

But, I did know about the contest. I saw the thread last week when it popped up on the Forums home page as the Last Post for the Announcements forum.
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