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And the Winner Is…

July 24th, 2010

I finally picked the winners for the Free Purple Columbine seeds contest. Lee really wanted Lucy to pick the numbers so I thought and thought until I came up with a great way. I numbered a sheet of paper with the total number of comments (I took out my comments and the accidental second comment by someone) and then put it in front of Lucy’s bowl. Then I gave her some whey to drink and figured whichever numbers she dribbled on would win. If this didn’t work I was just going to use the random number generator again. But amazingly, as you can see, five clear winners were chosen by Lucy.

The winners are:
#2 Carolyn
#8 Donna B.
#19 Chris
#33 Heather
#34 Kaytee
Winners – if I haven’t contacted you yet, make sure to e-mail your address to me with the contact form to the right.

Anyone have any other great creative ideas on how to choose winners of my next contests?

9 Comments to “And the Winner Is…”
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  2. Amy on July 24, 2010 at 8:58 am

    LOL…….too funny:) I think this may win most creative way to pick a winner…..dog drool!

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  3. Chris on July 24, 2010 at 9:16 am

    Wow, I never knew I would be excited to see dog drool! :) Thank you, Lucy, for picking me! My three furry girls, Patsy, Annie, and Lily, thank you too. Just for the record, if Patsy had tried to pick a winner, the whole page would have been soaked. :)

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  4. Miranda on July 24, 2010 at 10:14 am

    Haha – that is awesome.
    Also awesome: i finally figured out what ‘chiots’ means. I’ve been baffling over that since i started reading your blog a year or so ago. I bought some chew toys for my ‘puppy’ yesterday and low and behold the translation on the back was chiots!
    Miranda´s last post ..Building a Compost Bin

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    • Susy on July 25, 2010 at 12:07 am

      Oh, too funny. We started calling Lucy “the stinky chiots” when she was a puppy after we noticed her puppy food said “pour chiots”

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  5. MAYBELLINE on July 24, 2010 at 11:21 am

    I don’t think I can beat this.
    Spectacular.
    MAYBELLINE´s last post ..Pumpkins &amp Butternut Squash

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  6. lee on July 24, 2010 at 11:46 am

    That’s so funny. When I suggested Lucy for the job, I had no idea how you would manage to do that but you sure got creative and found the way to do it. i think I even see her paw prints so I got an idea. Write the numbers on post its, put them up side down on the floor and let Lucy walk on them. Whatever numbers stick to her paws are the winners. :) By the way, congratulations to all the winners.

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  7. Kaytee on July 24, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    That’s so great! I’m glad I got picked by Lucy!
    Kaytee´s last post ..Troublemaker in the Garden

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  8. Teresia on July 24, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    uhmmm.. just pick ME!..lol.. you always have the best giveaways.

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