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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #45 on: May 22, 2013, 03:58:17 PM »
Win a Starship Titanic poster signed by Douglas Adams:

http://trocar.gankedyou.com/2013/05/towel-day-giveaway/

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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #46 on: May 24, 2013, 02:50:32 PM »
Tor UK is giving away copies of the "trilogy" but it is a facebook thing  :(

http://torbooks.co.uk/2013/05/24/towel-day-2013-douglas-adams-celebrations-and-competition/

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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #47 on: May 24, 2013, 04:31:55 PM »
Crashplan is having a Towel Day contest again this year (Teatime won a towel last year):

http://crashplan.com/blog/consumer_backup/towelday2013
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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #48 on: May 24, 2013, 05:33:43 PM »
Win 3 Hitchhiker's Guide audio books:

http://www.scifinow.co.uk/competitions/43030/win-3-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-audiobooks/

All you have to do is answer one question and enter your name and email address.  Hint the answer to the question was discussed here on May 30th last year http://towelday.net/index.php?topic=5006.0
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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #49 on: May 23, 2014, 10:12:27 PM »
There should be a fair number of Towel Day contests surfacing this weekend.  If you spot one, please let the rest of us know.  Here are two to get things started:

www.bagsoflove.co.uk/contest/3 - (got an email from them, so you may have as well if you entered last year) repeat from last year, design a towel and 5 entries will win a free towel

http://www.bohemia-apartments.com/2014-towel-day-photo-contest/ - winner of the photo contest gets a free Prague apartment stay for 4 people.  Doesn't help me much since I won't be in Prague any time in the near (or likely far) future, but if you happen to be heading that way...
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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #50 on: May 25, 2014, 05:30:04 PM »
OK, here is one at a Slovakian web site.  Win one of five towels.  Unfortunately my Slovakian (is that a language?) is a little non-existant, and my online babelfish is less than clear.  Perhaps someone else can figure it out (translation below, for the original in Slovakian go to http://blog.martinus.sk/2014/05/towel-day):

Take part in the competition for towel stopársky!
 
What everyone needs a proper space Tracker? Well, after all, a towel! And a towel with a raised thumb and large soothing words don't PANIC you will be the envy of even on the planet najposlednejšej, which can be reached thanks to a new hyperpriestorovej highway. We're talking about exactly this towel:

So if you want to get involved in the competition for one of the five stylish stopárskych towels, just a single one. Enjoy our vogonskú poem reveal a word that hides it and write the address http://www.martinus.sk/ and press Enter. You will be taken to a page with a form, just fill in the ultratajnú and you are in the game!

Example: If you think that the poem talks about the Marvinovi, so you write a http://www.martinus.sk/marvin and if you are correct, they argued, will show you the form.
 PS: no, Marvin is not the correct answer. A good attempt.

Let's do it, let's do, here is a poem, which conceals the word: vogonská
 
First love
 
Umárajú me krabohnáty thy amalgama?nej Chamber,
 tupozvuk their vyfrneného vrzúkania is me
 even šmakuláda than potopancier ostrokyslejšia ?ervobzdochy of Krrárxsu-12B, Sandy.
 Thus, frištunk Rozbab?dliš my protoplazmy,
 and if he xenoformuješ frucácke dubzuby only,
 that you for you desuplnokvárne intarzujem
 yperitovým solution?
 
Do You Have? Congratulations, so off to fill out the form! You have until the end of time, fingers Uteráková day. That is until today. Until midnight. Then you won't be able to fill in. And even if so, the answer is not going to count on. We keep our fingers crossed! Let it stopársky your towel!

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Re: Towel day contests
« Reply #51 on: May 25, 2014, 05:43:33 PM »
And these people on Twitter (@fabfurnishindia) want you to replace the word “dil” with “towel” in any song to win a towel set.

But I don't know any songs with the word dil (probably because I think it is Hindi or something).
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