Category Archives: Contests

Enter the Futurelooks and MEGATechNews GIGABYTE Motherboard Giveaway!

Enter the Futurelooks and MEGATechNews GIGABYTE Motherboard Giveaway!

I had to push all the stuff that’s over a year old off the front page so I figured I’d use the last spot to let you know about an amazing contest. The top prize is one of GIGABYTE’s G1.Killer Assassin2 motherboards valued at $399 US!

Futurelooks and MEGATechNews have teamed up with GIGABYTE Technology to give away their flagship INTEL X79 motherboard. This board is aimed directly at hardcore gamers looking for an easy to setup, reliable, and purpose oriented board for their pwning needs. With enhanced networking, audio, and the ability to run up to three high end graphics cards, this board is an easy choice for a very high end gaming system build. It’ll be even better if you win it.

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I Flatlined at Hog Shack Cookhouse’s Flat Line Burger Challenge

I Flatlined at Hog Shack Cookhouses Flat Line Burger Challenge

This past Saturday during our regular DotComPho time, we decided to change venues. But this new venue had a food challenge. Of course, being the one who tackled the 12 Egg Omelet, 4 lb Bowl of Pho, and Burritozilla, I stepped up to the plate to take on Hogshack’s Flatline Burger Challenge; a monster two patty double burger topped with two individual grilled cheese sandwhiches that replace your standard garden variety buns. If your maths are up to snuff, that’s four slices of thick bread and cheddar cheese inside. Add to that two more slices of cheese to cover the individual patties, special home made mayo, four thick cut tomato slices and romaine lettuce and you have a very tall order. Oh…one more thing…

The challenge dictates that you need to take a side dish. That could be their awesome hand cut fries or a garden or caesar salad. But the kicker of this challenge is time: 5 minutes is all you get to complete this meal. If you take it all down in the challenge time, you get it for free!

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Flip Flap Shows You How To Relax

Flip Flap has become quite the Dot Com Pho celebrity. People wonder who is he? How did he get here? Did Gigabyte make him? Well, only John Chow would ask if Gigabyte made him (of course not! DUH!). Today, I’m going to share with you one of his remarkable talents. The talent of complete relaxation. If you get into a situation where you are absolutely infuriated, just watch this clip and you’ll calm down. Repeat as necessary.

If you think he’s relaxing and soothing in a video, wait till you get the real deal in person. What? You mean you’re giving away one Stephen? That’s right! This month I’m giving away my beloved Flip Flap to ONE lucky person. Oh, and I’m giving away one of those iPod nano doodads too to another reader. If you want to be the new owner of Flip Flap, because owning Flip Flap is FTW, then enter today. You only have till July 1st, 2008!