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The Moving Day Raffle

One of the problems about being a huge geek is that sometimes you acquire a lot of… stuff. And when you’re moving, the least amount of stuff you have to move, the better. My boyfriend found himself in a pickle recently because he’s gearing up for us to move in together, and found a shelf […]

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 09:07 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Announcing the winners of the “50 Word Story” contest!

When I say that it was tough for micro-fiction author Tim Sevenhuysen, co-editor Jill Pullara and myself to judge the winners of our first annual birthday contest, I’m not exaggerating. We received over 25 entries from 17 participants (because a person could enter more than once), and all of them were very, very good. Below, […]

Posted on June 12, 2011 at 09:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 5 Comments
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Final hours for GeekingOutAbout.com birthday contest!

As a reminder, you have just 12 more hours left to enter the first annual GeekingOutAbout.com birthday contest! The deadline is midnight Eastern time tonight, and once again, here are the entry instructions and rules: 1. Write an original short story of exactly 50 words in length. Yes, “original” means no fan-fiction. You can enter […]

Posted on May 31, 2011 at 12:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 5 Comments
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Reminder: Write a short story, win a fabulous prize!

Just a friendly reminder to let you know that there are only six more days remaining to enter the first annual GeekingOutAbout.com birthday contest! The deadline is May 31 by midnight Eastern time, and once again, here are the entry instructions and rules: 1. Write an original short story of exactly 50 words in length. […]

Posted on May 25, 2011 at 12:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Geeking Out About.com’s first birthday comes with presents for readers and writers

My first love has always been reading and the written word, so I was pleased to receive this guest post from Tim Sevenhuysen about microfiction. And after I finished formatting it for the website, I thought, “What better way would there be to celebrate GeekingOutAbout.com’s first anniversary (which was May 1), but with a creative […]

Posted on May 16, 2011 at 12:05 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Announcing the Twilight contest winners!

We here at Geeking Out About… are pleased and proud to announce the winners of our very first contest ever. To recap, the rules of the contest were as follows, and liberally liberated from the LiveJournal Daily Quiz: On Monday, June 28, we posted 10 trivia questions pertaining to the Twilight movies, the books, and/or […]

Posted on July 13, 2010 at 00:12 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Geeking Out About… presents: Twilight the Commentary!

As of this posting, there are a little over 48 hours left until the deadline to submit your answers to the trivia questions posed in our very first contest ever here at Geeking Out About.com. The trivia questions are here, the rules are here, and if you’d like a little insight into what we thought […]

Posted on July 7, 2010 at 23:51 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Twilight trivia contest deadline extended!

So after peeking into the geekingoutabout@gmail.com Inbox and seeing three entries to our first-ever trivia contest, I thought it was perfect because there are three prizes to be won (a $15 gift certificate to Amazon.com, iTunes, or online retailer of your choice). Then, I thought that maybe that was making it way too easy for […]

Posted on July 2, 2010 at 15:22 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Twilight: The 10 Trivia Questions

As promised in the rules to our very first contest here at Geeking Out About.com, here are the 10 trivia questions that you must answer in as humorous a fashion as possible before July 9 for your entry to be considered for one of three fabulous prizes:

Posted on June 28, 2010 at 07:59 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Fun and fabulous prizes in store at the end of June

In the interest of being responsible reviewers, there are some times in which we here at Geeking Out About.com will read, watch, or experience something that’s outside of our comfort zone in order to provide the most coverage. For example, in preparation for her “First Night Flicks” review of Twilight: Eclipse, lead movie reviewer Lyssa […]

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 07:55 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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