Contest: Win an Acer Ultra Mini PC from The Gadgeteer

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Staples wants to make one lucky Gadgeteer reader a winner of an Acer Ultra Mini PC Netbook (a $349.98 value!). Keep reading for more info and how to enter this contest…

For your chance to win the Acer Ultra Mini PC Netbook, you need to do the following:

Between now and 12/22/08, leave a comment to this post listing five of your favorite websites (other than The Gadgeteer) that you visit every day. *

Only one entry per person.

We will randomly pick one lucky winner on 12/22/08.  You must be a U.S. resident and be 18 years or older to participate.

About the prize:

The Acer Ultra Mini PC weighs in at 2.2 pounds with an 8.9” screen.
It has 1GB of memory, 120GB hard drive and 802.11 b/g wireless.
Great for browsing the internet, viewing pictures, watching video’s on-line and instant messaging.
You can check it out all the specs on this netbook at and Staples retail locations.

acer-contest-2wants to make this Holiday shopping season EASY by giving 10,000 customers a chance to win their holiday gifts for free through their Gift It For Free sweepstakes. From November 16, 2008 to December 24, 2008, 10,000 lucky Staples customers will win their entire purchase (up to $5,000) for FREE!  Great news, right?  Well, not everyone thinks so, but we do!

Also be sure to check out the Coach Tom YouTube Channel that Staples has created to promote this sweepstakes. The videos are pretty funny.

Good luck everyone!

* If this is your first time posting to The Gadgeteer since we switched to WordPress, do not freak out if your post doesn’t show up right away. Each user has to have one approved comment before subsequent comments will automatically be approved. Depending on the time of day, it might take me a few hours to approve a post.

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652 thoughts on “Contest: Win an Acer Ultra Mini PC from The Gadgeteer”

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  2. (heh.. does that count?)

  3. yay for feed readers constantly running in the background. 🙂
    My fav. 3 must-read sites:

  4. i gotta say im a creature of habit,
    google reader for my enormous amount of blogs

  5. Here’s my list of five (out of the many I visit everyday):

  6. Five sites I visit daily (other than this one):

    Love THIS site, keep up the good work!

  7. Here is mine:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. WoW…this is phenomenal!!!! Here are mine:
    2. (yeah…love listening to the radio online)
    3. (love the games most times)
    4. (for my email)

    -barbarabaker 🙂
    Merry Christmas everyone!

  9. My favorites are:
    The Weather Channel
    Coolest Gadgets
    Dumb Little Man
    (Not necessarily in that order, but I do go there at least once a day)


    and too many others to list

  11. Going in order of my morning ritual 🙂

  12. Guess I’ll just look at my google chrome homepage….

  13. My five favorite sites are:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  14. 1.
    2. (how I found the-Gadgeteer)

    google news (got my mind on my money and my money on my mind)


    and the normal assortment of tech sites……


  17. I have an odd collection of websites I visit every day:

    1. CrunchGear
    2. Liliputing
    3. The Angry Black Woman
    5. Woot

  18. I visit more than 5 every day, I have a lot of them on my iGoogle page, but here are 5 of my favorites (other than The Gadgeteer!)

  19. Five websites I visit daily:
    Greenwood Commonwealth Online
    Fidelity Investments

  20. Sorry about that, I mistyped my email by mistake in the comment portion… orchestratenoise0726[at]yahoo[dot]com

  21. Brittania Thompson

    These are the five websites I visit daily:

    OLS Contest Website

  22. Thanks for the contest!

  23. The five pages I visit every day are &

    The first three are because I’m such a news junkie. I of course have to check my email daily and finally who doesn’t love woot?

  24. freecycle for santa monica and west hollywood
    craigs list
    google images and my credit union

  25. I would love to win this contest, as a single mom of two a new computer isn’t in the budget. I visit craftster, angry chicken, the,, and Thanks!

  26. Five of my top favorites: (email, news, weather, TV listings) (always need to find something) (lolcats) (buying and selling) (poker talk)

  27. My top 5 invaluable websites: (for downloading research articles)

  28.,,, and This is my list, hope it wins cause my laptop is about shot. Thanks for the contest.

  29. five fav websites i visit. are,,,, and

  30. My list –

    Thanks for hosting a great giveaway!

  31. I don’t have a favorite website I enjoy all them. Where else can we have the freedom to chose what we want to see if on the computer or accross this county as we seem pleased.
    When I was a kid, I wonder what it will be like when we got older. Now I know.

  32. my 5 fave websites are:

  33. I would say my favorite top 5 are:

    Thank you for the great giveaway!!

  34. My 5 favorite websites that I visit every day are:

    You have no idea how much I have wanted this Acer Ultra Mini PC Netbook I have read reviews about it, have checked out all the specs and features, and it is not only something I need because my laptop died a couple of months ago, but it is also one of my top 3 choices of netbooks. Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter.

  35. (so I can say hi! to my Mom) (waiting for the perfect sale!)

    pauline15_01 at hotmail dot com

  36. Acer is a great computer company!! They need more love.

    Here is my top 5


  38. some of my favorite sites are:

    cool contest — please let me win, ’cause my laptop died!

  39. Top 5 daily website visits:



    these are my five faves but i have lots and lots more

  41. Google Reader
    MSN news
    and most importantly, gmail, if that counts as a site. I’m on my email at least a dozen times a day.
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway and wishing you and yours a great Holiday.