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Max The Magnificent
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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
Max The Magnificent   8/28/2013 10:17:39 AM
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@grover1: I entered one back in 2010, won it, http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=30&doc_id=1284683 got an email from a nice young lady asking where the $500  prize cheque should be sent to...

Are you sure this is the right link -- it doesn;t take me to a competition -- can you check it out and then email me directly at max.maxfield@ubm.com

 

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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
kfield   8/28/2013 9:40:00 AM
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@grover1  Don't be silly, you didn't offend me!  I was just ribbing David Ashton. :-)

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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
grover_gren   8/28/2013 9:38:46 AM
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goodness me - I did not question your honour in any way kfield - please accept my sincerest apologies if that was how it read. My big foot in mouth as usual :-(      

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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
kfield   8/28/2013 9:19:52 AM
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@davidashton  Thanks for confirming that I am usually an honorable person! :-)

kfield
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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
kfield   8/28/2013 9:18:53 AM
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@grover1 My apologies! I'm sorry that we've left the impression that we do not honor our prize commitments for eligible contestents! Can you please email me at karen.field@ubm.com so I can get your information and make good on the contest and then you can say nice things about us? Thanks!  :-)

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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
grover_gren   8/28/2013 4:14:30 AM
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Helpful as ever Dave, thanks. I'll pick it all up again and give it another go.

David Ashton
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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
David Ashton   8/27/2013 8:59:13 PM
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@Max

> "Why not give my home address, and then I'll look after it for you.."

You'd love that, wouldn't you?  At least you have failth that I will win :-)

> @David: What have you got against us Aussies and other infidels?
> Oooh -- it's not fair to present such a tempting target -- now I'm having to physically restrain myself and drag myself away from the keyboard (LOL)

It's not like you to be such a shrinking violet, Max......

David Ashton
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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
David Ashton   8/27/2013 8:49:15 PM
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@Grover - I remember your story and I also entered that comp.   I have been paid for a couple of things I've done for EELife and had no problems with any of them, though they did take time......so chase it up some more (ask Karen, she's the boss!)

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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
grover_gren   8/27/2013 11:33:25 AM
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hey dude don't worry about it - EE have a bad record on Halloween competition pay outs. I entered one back in 2010, won it, http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=30&doc_id=1284683 got an email from a nice young lady asking where the $500  prize cheque should be sent to, I replied, then guess what - nothing arrived! I tried emailing back but never had any replies - so in the end I just gave up demanding my filthy lucre. *sigh* Maybe Max le Magnifico can help me out ?  

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Re: What!! No Aussies??!!
DU00000001   8/27/2013 6:56:07 AM
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Ah ja. This contest is open to a mere 2.2 % of mankind.

So, I'll preserve my stories for a "Europe-only" contest :)

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