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post #1 of 77
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Overclock.net is feeling extremely festive this year and during these tough economic times, wants to encourage others to keep on giving

So saying this, for one lucky member, Overclock.net will pay for the presents you give others (up to $500)!

All you have to do to have a chance at winning is post in this thread a list of what you have purchased for your family/friends/loved ones and how much each item costs (make sure the recipient is not a member of Overclock.net or you will spoil the surprise!). Items you purchase for yourself should not be included on this list.

On December 26th, we will choose one lucky winner and pay for those gifts that you purchased!

Prize awarded via PayPal only.

Good luck

PS - Just so we don't get any exaggerations, if you win, please provide some proof of these purchases/dates/amounts.
Edited by admin - 12/16/08 at 5:47pm
post #2 of 77
Great contest! Too bad I haven't done ANY shopping yet. Way to snap me back into reality, admin.
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post #3 of 77
Yep a great contest...hopefully help out actual people in need.
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post #4 of 77
wow....woww... thats amazing... the only thing i bought is a wii for my little sister, regreted spending so much but hopefully the face on christmas will change that (she still believes in santa!) first year ive bought anything for christmas lol
Edited by YOSHIBA - 12/16/08 at 5:37pm
    
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post #5 of 77
2 Cooking pans/pots for my mom - $50
Poster, Urban Outfitters giftcard, candy for my sister - $40
Left 4 Dead for my brother - $50
Shirt, Bath Robe, 2 ties for my dad - $50

I am getting a 06 Nissan Maxima SL for my present from my parents! YAY for me, so I dont care if I win, but it would be cool still.
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post #6 of 77
Here's my post:

Fiance:
Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe - $90
Ultra X2 Connect 550w PSU - $40

Dad:
Deer clock - $50
Alpine 250w 2 Ch. Amp - $100

Mom:
Big Rooster figure - $20
(what can I say, she's hard to shop for)

This is all I can remember right off hand. I'll have to go and look and see if I forgot anything that I've gotten for them thus far.
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post #7 of 77
Heres what i've got so far
Girlfriend $140: pendant necklace + laptop ram
Girlfriends parents $20: See's Candies
Sister $25: Dark Knight Blu Ray
Parents $100: Restaurant Gift Certificate

Thanks admin. Great contest
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post #8 of 77
Oster microwave from Best Buy for $70 (for mom and dad)
White gold locket for $300ish (girlfriend)
Pajamas from Victoria's Secret for $50 (girlfriend)

That's all I've gotten so far, hehe. Thanks Admin! Hope it's my lucky day.
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post #9 of 77
Chears and Merry Christmas everyone!

Mother; Cash - $50
Mother-in Law; Cash - $50
1st Daughter; Nintendo DS, Case and two Games - $189
2nd Daughter; 4 Gig iPOD and Case - $149
Brother; Cash - $50
1st Niece; Webkinz assorted items - $50
2nd Niece; Barbie assorted items - $50
3rd Niece; Clothes - $35
1st Nephew; Wii Mario Cart - $50
2nd Nephew; Two Nintendo DS games - $50

As you can see, other then parents, it's all about the kids in the family!
Edited by Gunderman456 - 12/16/08 at 5:47pm
 
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post #10 of 77
eMachines laptop for my Mom - $399.99
TV Show DVD Seasons for my Sister- $40
MOJO Golf Balls - $21.99
8.1MP Smasung Digital Camera for my Dad - $99.99

Hooray for Christmas time.
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