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Sunday, October 03, 2010

Ding Dong the Thread is Dead, the Wicked Old Thread is Dead!



Hallelujah! The Thread is Dead! A few months and 1754+ comments later, The Wicked Old Thread is Dead! And we have a WINNER!  WAY back in May, we kicked off the first Kill This Thread Contest. You can see the original thread HERE. Basically, the idea is that the thread lives as long as someone has posted a comment within 24 hours. If 24 hours go by without a new post, the thread dies. Well, the thread never actually died. I had to kill it b/c it went on forever. An amazingly dedicated group of posters, they were. And so, what I had to do is throw all the posters' names in a hat and pick a winner. My wife actually picked. And the winner is:

Lady Dragonkeeper

Lady Dragonkeeper, please email me with your snail mail address and name you want Christopher and I to sign the book to. We'll get it in the mail asap.

And thanks to all for being such enthusiastic participants.

14 comments:

Eldra said...

And thank you, Mr. Batson, for holding such an amazing contest!! We had so much fun!

nissa_ami_kato said...

Radishes!

I'd have participated in the thread except I assumed it was kilt long ago.

Patrick said...

I'll second that, Eldra! Thanks, Mr. Batson!

Congratulations and Huzzahs to LadyDragonkeeper! =D

Kaleb said...

I had to go to camp, and I assumed it was over when I got back.

jolayne said...

Congrat's lady dragon keeper. it was good talking (or typing with you) and the rest of you too. it was a great experiance.
Mr. Batson, if you want to do that with one of your next books, i think that would be really cool. it is a great way to comunicate and build relationships in Christ. Just remember to start it a few years before the release date.
As aslways,
Endurance and Victory
Jolayne

Archer said...

Congratulaitions Lady DragonKeeper!!!

Thank you Mr. Batson!

Be Blessed:)

Anonymous said...

Yay!!! Congrats Lady Dragon Keeper!!! :):)

Elizabeth :)
Never Alone!!

mermaidgirl45 said...

Woohoo!! Go LadyDragonKeeper! =D That's so awesome! Congratulations! =)

Guys, that was so much fun! Thank you, Mr. Batson! =)

Jake said...

Congrats, LD!!! WOOOOOOT!!!

If only I had held on to that thread...I was on off and on, but I'm afraid I failed the last couple of weeks... :P Ah well.

Oh, and one more thing.


YEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSS! IT'S DEAD!!!!!!

Wow, I feel empty inside all of a sudden...

Cloe said...

Congratulations Lady Dragonkeeper!!
And thanks Mr. Batson! It was really fun. :D

Star-Dreamer said...

Yeah, we did have an awesome time. Thanks Mr. Batson.

And Congrats Ladydragonkeeper! That's SO amazing! :D

Jared said...

Oh, wow! I was sure it was dead and I forgot about it! Congratulations Lady Dragonkeeper!

Lady DragonKeeper said...

OMGoodness!!! =D I'm so sorry . . . I've been swamped with mid-terms and since I assumed that the winner would get e-mailed since we entered the drawing via e-mail . . . I never thought to check back here. =) Thank you SO much, and thank you all for the wonderful conversations and all the fun we had . . . hopefully I'll get on the Underground soon, so we'll be able to continue. =D

WayneThomasBatson said...

Yay, Lady DragonKeeper, I was afraid you'd been kidnapped by Drefids! :-D Please email me your regular mailing address. Christopher live in NY so I'll have to send him the manuscript for him to sign and then send it to you! Congrats on winning the Advanced Reader Copy Manuscript of Venom and Song!