Monday, July 30, 2007

FedEx Delivery

I decided not to mention this until it actually happened.  Well, this morning it happened.  AOL Uncut videos had a contest during the month of June (I believe it was just for June) and any Uncut videos you shot would be considered for a daily prize.  It had nothing to do with the content, it was just a random daily drawing (anyway that's the way I understood it).  I got an email last week, saying that an Uncut video I had shot, was randomly drawn and to please reply to the email with my name and mailing address. RED FLAG !!  They gave me a link to go back to their blog about this contest and pointed out that since they only had email addresses, if they chose a winning video they would need the mailing address to be able to deliver the prize.  Ok, that makes sense...so with somewhat mixed feeling...I replied with my mailing address. Then a couple days later I got another email, saying my name had been drawn and that I should receive my prize in a week or so.

This morning the FedEx truck pulled up and the driver brought me a package from America Online, Inc.  Inside was my prize....from Pure Digital a Point & Shoot Video Camcorder.  Also was a letter;  "Congratulations on winning the Pure Digital Point & Shoot video camcorder !  We hope you enjoy the Pure Digital camcorder & hope you continue to use Uncut Video from AOL.  From all of us at UnCut Video, thanks for your support !  The UnCut Video Team "

Ok Lanny, I have to get this thing figured out so I can take videos on the cruise.....what do you think?

17 comments:

jeadie05 said...

Oh very well done ,just in time for your holiday too ,how lovely for you ...love Jan xx

mariealicejoan said...

Oh wow!!!!  Lucky you!  How timely too, just in time for your holiday!  May we expect to see some really fab video of your trip?
Here's hoping!
Marie
http://journals.aol.co.uk/mariealicejoan/MariesMuses/

beckerb6 said...

Congradulations!! What good timing too.
Barbara

jonibooks1991 said...

Oh Linda, how exciting, I'm so glad you got it before your trip.  Just put the cd in your computer and it will probably show you how to use it.  Good for you, have a great day!  Joni

pm71blackfen said...

Congratulations Linda!  It couldn't have come at a better time for you!  Make sure that everyone knows how to use it though or you could be missing out on something if you're stuck behind it all the time!!  Well done, so pleased for you! ~~~Pat  http://journals.aol.co.uk/pm71blackfen/ramblings-from-pat/

sunnyside46 said...

wow
I would have thought it was a scam!
Congratulations!

ally123130585918 said...

Linda that is great news ~ and just in time for your cruise ~ I would have been dubious about giving my address out but I'm glad you did and it turned out to be so good for you ~ Ally x

pharmolo said...

That's fantastic, Linda, congratulations - and nicely on time for your cruise!

cmarlow330 said...

Congradulations!

Happy Blogging,
Christopher

http://journals.aol.com/cmarlow330/ChristophersJournal/

sugarsweet056 said...

WOO HOO!!!! Congrats!
Sugar

treesrgreen78 said...

That is great Linda, so many hoaxes out there it is nice to see that this was legitimate and that you got such a wonderful prize that will be great for your cruise.

radar446 said...

I think that is wonderful!!  Very nice prize as well, and I bet you sure can use that on your Alaskan cruise.

Greg

rbrown6172 said...

congratulations!  i know that was exciting...and what fun you will have with it on your cruise.  
gina

breakaway1968 said...

WOW you actually got a camcorder???!!  That is terrific!  I would never have believed that and never sent it in lol.  GOod for you!  

wwfbison said...

Wow, good for you!!!  How awesome is that.....get to work on learning all about it so you can shoot on the cruise!  Congratulations.
Lisa
http://journals.aol.com/wwfbison/life-on-a-bison-farm

yakima127 said...

Are you SERIOUS?  How cool is that!  J

nay0114 said...

Congrats!!! That's awesome. Do they use Memory Cards... if they do you better head to WM and start buying some 4GB memory cards so you'll have plenty of room to tape.
Take care, Chrissie