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B.Y.O.B Gift-Away!

Tis' the season, as it is often said, to embrace our companions and reflect as another year comes to pass. Considering the LiveJournal family spans geographic and cultural borders the world over, recognizing all the subtleties and diversity of December celebrations can be a daunting task.

To that end, we here at LiveJournal U.S. invite you to join us in our celebration of December holidays at LJ's very first B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Beliefs) Gift-Away! Bring out your favorite spirit of the season as we openly embrace the customs (or lack thereof) of the final month of the year. To get your chestnuts roasting, we're throwing special giveaways on both LJ and Facebook. Here are the details:

LiveJournal Writer's Block
When: Monday, December 12th to Friday, December 16th

Where: Writer's Block (found on the homepage)

What to do: Answer the Writer's Block question of the day. Your entry must be set to public.

Prizes: Everyday, we will award one lucky entry a $50 Amazon gift card.


Facebook Page
When: Monday, December 12th (12 pm PST) to Sunday, December 18th (11:59 pm PST)

Where: LJ's Facebook page

What to do: "Like us" (or continue to like us!) and submit an entry form on our Facebook giveaway app. [One entry maximum per user]

One (1) grand prize winner:

A brand new iPad 2!

And for the icing on the fruitcake-- all participants will receive a special holiday v-gift in their (secular) stocking!

BOTH CONTESTS OPEN to U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY

*We're currently looking at changes to the site that would allow our editorial teams across the globe to cater promotions and content to specific regions. With this change, the door will be open for promotions of all kinds for all of our members.

While it's a less-than-perfect situation at the moment, I'm optimistic that these future changes will make promotional events more inclusive than ever before. We definitely understand your frustration and hope to improve the situation within the next few months.§

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becki_lee
Dec. 12th, 2011 01:45 pm (UTC)
I'm not finding the facebook giveaway app?
ljen
Dec. 12th, 2011 03:04 pm (UTC)
facebook contest opens at 12pm PST :)
(no subject) - becki_lee - Dec. 12th, 2011 03:07 pm (UTC) - Expand
stolenglimpse
Dec. 12th, 2011 03:24 pm (UTC)
U.S. only?
popelaksmi
Dec. 12th, 2011 05:44 pm (UTC)
I would like to know tha answer to this question as well. Is this contest open to USA residents only?
(no subject) - mike - Dec. 12th, 2011 08:18 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - alicephilippa - Dec. 12th, 2011 09:43 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - coldagain - Dec. 12th, 2011 10:07 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - mike - Dec. 12th, 2011 10:10 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - kaworu_renritsu - Dec. 13th, 2011 10:53 am (UTC) - Expand
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(no subject) - mike - Dec. 12th, 2011 08:19 pm (UTC) - Expand
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esprix
Dec. 12th, 2011 03:47 pm (UTC)
Why on why is LJ having a contest on FACEBOOK?
advancing
Dec. 13th, 2011 12:00 pm (UTC)
Because apparently LJ needs to compete with Facebook and make unnecessary changes like it always does. :|
dirty
Dec. 12th, 2011 04:27 pm (UTC)
yay, so excited!
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heyurs
Dec. 12th, 2011 10:00 pm (UTC)

It says they have to be public. :)

(no subject) - ljen - Dec. 12th, 2011 10:02 pm (UTC) - Expand
estelle
Dec. 12th, 2011 07:00 pm (UTC)
So you want me to undelete my Facebook account? Really, LJ, are you sure?
cryptgirl
Dec. 12th, 2011 10:26 pm (UTC)
Which iPad 2 are you giving away? There are many models with different capacities (and maybe one or more with 3G?), so I was wondering which one you were giving away.
ljen
Dec. 12th, 2011 10:54 pm (UTC)
16 GB/ WIFI only.
chathammovies
Dec. 13th, 2011 12:58 am (UTC)
Facebook and twitter
I am an older guy who produces independent movies for Film Festivals! Believe me or not, I still do not know how to do twitter. How do you write to another account. On Facebook also how does it work. I know for a person who directs others it seems strange, but I still can't do it! Give me a comment to www.chathammovies.livejournal.com. Thanks Mike Ceee
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ordinaryfool
Dec. 13th, 2011 03:53 pm (UTC)
Ugh, you have to use an app for the contest? I was going to go "like" LJ's page to enter, but now that I know this, I'm definitely not going to bother.
ashtenmorgan
Dec. 13th, 2011 02:27 am (UTC)
Do we just apply once? Or more? Or once a day???
becki_lee
Dec. 13th, 2011 04:20 pm (UTC)
I'm wondering this too (about the FB one)! I'm not finding it anywhere in the rules/details. I'm guessing just once, but I'm not sure?
(no subject) - ljen - Dec. 13th, 2011 06:26 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - becki_lee - Dec. 13th, 2011 06:28 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - susan5124 - Dec. 15th, 2011 03:37 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - ljen - Dec. 15th, 2011 04:32 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - ashtenmorgan - Dec. 15th, 2011 07:28 pm (UTC) - Expand
persiflage_1
Dec. 13th, 2011 08:44 am (UTC)
It should say on the Writer's Block item US Residents Only so those of us who live outside the US know not to bother posting.

Spirit of the season my foot.
debris_k
Dec. 13th, 2011 01:30 pm (UTC)
Word.
(no subject) - forcryinoutloud - Dec. 15th, 2011 03:21 am (UTC) - Expand
kaworu_renritsu
Dec. 13th, 2011 10:42 am (UTC)
"Considering the LiveJournal family spans geographic and cultural borders the world over, recognizing all the subtleties and diversity of December celebrations can be a daunting task.

To that end, we here at LiveJournal U.S. invite you to join us in our celebration of December holidays at LJ's very first B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Beliefs) Gift-Away!"


->

"BOTH CONTESTS OPEN to U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY"

Way to go, ladies and gentlemen. So what was it about "LiveJournal family spans geographic and cultural borders"?
reve119
Dec. 13th, 2011 05:14 pm (UTC)
Lol, I posted almost the exact same quotes.
xinef
Dec. 13th, 2011 12:37 pm (UTC)
Will non-US participants get a v-gift?
ljen
Dec. 14th, 2011 12:51 am (UTC)
Yes, everyone gets a v-gift for participating :)
haruechan
Dec. 13th, 2011 02:46 pm (UTC)
To keep in the spirit of the cultural diversity and expanding the geogaphic border and such, here's an idea. While I understand the lim itations of offering an amazon gift to non US residents, why not offering soe LJ goodies? Like credits to use on the site, extra userpics or payed acounts??
reve119
Dec. 13th, 2011 05:12 pm (UTC)
Considering the LiveJournal family spans geographic and cultural borders the world over...

BOTH CONTESTS OPEN to U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY

Oh.
darcystarbuck
Dec. 14th, 2011 01:28 pm (UTC)
^^This comment. SO MUCH.
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