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 Staples.com 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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  1. Gadgeteer Comment Policy - Please read before commenting
  2. forums.cgsociety.org

    flickr.com/groups/alphasmart

    uncommondescent.com

    gmail.com (heh.. does that count?)

    frontlineplacement.com/education

  3. yay for feed readers constantly running in the background. 🙂
    My fav. 3 must-read sites:
    gottabemobile.com
    techbargains.com
    techmeme.com
    neowin.net
    news.google.com

  4. i gotta say im a creature of habit,
    hotmail
    myspace
    google reader for my enormous amount of blogs
    gmail
    facebook
    google
    webct

  5. Here’s my list of five (out of the many I visit everyday):
    engadget.com
    endgadgetmobile.com
    gizmodo.com
    jkontherun.com
    tuaw.com

  6. Five sites I visit daily (other than this one):
    gmail.com
    rememberthemilk.com
    espn.com
    engadget.com
    msnbc.com

    Love THIS site, keep up the good work!

  7. Here is mine:
    cbssportsline.com
    comicbookmovie.com
    the-gadgeteer.com
    indystar.com
    gizmodo.com

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. WoW…this is phenomenal!!!! Here are mine:
    1. coursenet.tuiu.edu
    2. planet1023.com (yeah…love listening to the radio online)
    3. game.giveawayoftheday.com (love the games most times)
    4. google.com (for my email)
    5. momdot.com

    -barbarabaker 🙂
    Merry Christmas everyone!

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

  10. Cranky Media Guy

    Fark.com
    boingboing.net
    gawker.com
    defamer.com
    thinkgeek.com

    Plus:
    flickr.com
    craigslist.com
    and too many others to list

  11. Going in order of my morning ritual 🙂
    1. cnn.com
    2. slickdeals.net
    3. engadget.com
    4. macrumors.com
    5. the-gadgeteer.com

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

    mail.google.com
    facebook.com
    hulu.com
    calendar.google.com
    techrepublic.com

  13. My five favorite sites are:

    Yahoo.com
    Google.com
    Amazon.com
    Etsy.com
    Netflix.com

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  14. 1. Macrumors.com
    2. Digg.com (how I found the-Gadgeteer)
    3. Reddit.com
    4. casualcollective.com
    5. umpcportal.com

  15. ebay.com
    cleveland.craigslist.org
    google news
    aol.com
    huntington.com (got my mind on my money and my money on my mind)

  16. slacker.com
    digitalradiocentral.com
    slingcommunity.com
    foodnetwork.com
    netflix.com

    and the normal assortment of tech sites……

    David

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

    1. CrunchGear
    2. Liliputing
    3. The Angry Black Woman
    4. Tor.com
    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!)
    • lifehacker.com
    • inhabitat.com
    • mocoloco.com
    • drudgereport.com
    • engadget.com

  19. Five websites I visit daily:
    Amazon.com
    Candlefind.com
    Greenwood Commonwealth Online
    Fidelity Investments
    Cooking.com

  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
    EBAY
    TMZ.com
    Facebook.com
    Myspace.com

  22. Christine Messer

    Thanks for the contest!
    pogo.com
    google.com
    online-sweepstakes.com
    cheapstingybargains.com
    joecartoon.com

  23. The five pages I visit every day are

    English.aljazeera.net

    news.bbc.co.uk

    huffingtonpost.com

    mail.google.com

    woot.com & sellout.woot.com

    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
    ebay
    yahoo
    google images and my credit union

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  26. 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 superficial.com,burda.com, and craft.com Thanks!

  27. Five of my top favorites:

    yahoo.com (email, news, weather, TV listings)
    google.com (always need to find something)
    icanhazcheezburger.com (lolcats)
    ebay.com (buying and selling)
    cardschat.com (poker talk)

  28. My top 5 invaluable websites:
    Google.com
    Newyorktimes.com
    Zune.net
    Twitter.com
    library.osu.edu (for downloading research articles)

  29. engadget.com., flickr.com, twitter.com, pacificgeek.com and itunes.com This is my list, hope it wins cause my laptop is about shot. Thanks for the contest.

  30. five fav websites i visit. are
    gap.com, oldnavy.com, bigsweeps.com, whitehouseblackmarket.com, and publishersclearinghouse.com.

  31. My list –

    Fatwallet.com
    Topix.com
    aol.com/finance
    mooseintl.org
    pogo.com

    Thanks for hosting a great giveaway!

  32. 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.

  33. my 5 fave websites are:
    salon.com
    televisionwithoutpity.com
    geeksugar.com
    amazon.com
    rottentomatoes.com

  34. I would say my favorite top 5 are:

    mycoupons.com
    funtasia.com
    amazon.com
    swagbucks.com
    mypoints.com

    Thank you for the great giveaway!!