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  • Giveaway: Movie Ticket


    I won a movie ticket from a Dr. Pepper/Indiana Jones promotion, and I want to give it away to one of you! It’s a Fandango ticket, so you just go to their web site, enter your zip code to find a participating theater, and claim your ticket with the code that I will give to you.

    At least, I think that’s how it works. I’ve never used Fandango before, but it appears that the code will work for any movie that’s playing at an eligible theater. But I make no guarantees!

    So, here’s how you can enter to win: Simply leave a comment telling me what your favorite movie (or your child’s favorite movie) is and why.

    For an extra chance to win, subscribe to my feed via RSS or email and leave a separate comment telling me you have done so (or that you’re already subscribed).

    And for a third chance to win, write about this giveaway on your own site, then leave me a separate comment with a link to your post. It’s important that you leave a separate comment for each type of entry because each comment constitutes one entry.

    The giveaway ends at 6:00 p.m. PDT on Monday, July 7. I’ll use Random.org to generate a number that corresponds with the winning comment.

    The winner will be announced here on CFO. The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize; otherwise a new winner will be randomly selected.

    One entry per type per person. Note that the ticket redemption code is not valid in VT, NE and NH. The code must be redeemed by 10/31/08.

    Good luck!

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    Comments

    1. My favorite movie is The Notebook. My kids changes any given month/week/day. This period of time its Mary Poppins.

    2. And we’ve been subscribed to your feed for around a year if not longer. And it is always appreciated that you have a full rss feed so I don’t always have to click through.

    3. FunkyFrum says:

      My fave movie is Ocean’s 11 (the second version. I love the mystery of it all.

    4. FunkyFrum says:

      Of course I have you on my google rss! thank goodness you make it possible or i would never know what is going on!

    5. cmi.news AT gmail dot com says:

      My favorite movie is “2001: A Space Odyssey”

    6. Ericathomas at gmail dot com says:

      My fav movie is Forest Gump- I just love the history intertwined in the movie.

    7. Ericathomas at gmail dot com says:

      I have been subscribed to your feed for months.

    8. My fave movie is Shrek. I’ve watched it SO MANY times and I never get tired out of it. I think it’s the child in me that awakens everytime I watch it. The message behind the movie strikes me too that prince charming in our life doesn’t have to be that handsome knight who will sweep us off our feet. True love sees an imperfect person perfectly even if they look like ummm, an ogre? ok that was an exaggeration.

    9. I can’t decide on one, so I’ll go with Toy Story. That’s for me, not my son. He’d probably say whatever’s the last movie he watched, I think it was Peter Pan.

    10. Melissa Amos says:

      I love Wall-E it is such a great movie.

    11. Shmully Litvin says:

      My favorite movie is always the next exciting movie to come out! Nothing beats the thrill of going to the movies and completely enjoying the movie. you go home satisfied, money well spent.

    12. mannequin says:

      My favorite movie of all time is Wizard of Oz and that is because when I was little it was a big production since it only came on once a year. It’s also one of the few movies that I can watch over and over and get something new out of it.
      Free movie tickets are good. It is so expensive for a family to just go to the movies anymore! It saddens me to think that there are some kids that just cannot go to the movies. Sad.

    13. mannequin says:

      Separate comment says…

      “I’m subscribed”.
      thanks!

    14. jceko77 says:

      My all time fave movie is the original Charlotte’s Web. I still cry every time I watch it :)
      jceko77@yahoo.com

    15. jceko77 says:

      I’m a subscriber
      jceko77@yahoo.com

    16. One of my favorite movies is Old School… I laugh non stop through the whole movie!

    17. I subscribed to your RSS feed a few weeks ago and I have really enjoyed it so far! :)

    18. Kristine says:

      I’d love to be entered! And I’m already subscribed to your feed. Thanks!

    19. My husband and I went to see Bee Movie without our kids! Our kids are too young and my husband is a Seinfeld fan… It was a GREAT movie!

    20. Anonymous says:

      My favorite movie is “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

      Sheila
      skkorman@bellsouth.net

    21. Mary512 says:

      One of my fave movies is Memoirs of a Geisha because I read the book. My daughter likes Finding Nemo. a family classic. Great giveaway, thanks!

    22. Mary512 says:

      I’m a subscriber.

    23. Mary512 says:
    24. My favorite movie is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. I really enjoy the adventure they guys go on.

    25. Denise Sawyer says:

      My fav. movie (right now) is Evan Almighty. Cute Movie

      Denise
      The “Cent”sible Sawyer

    26. Denise Sawyer says:

      I have also already subscribed to your feed I get you in google reader!

      Denise
      The “Cent”sible Sawyer

    27. gkstratos says:

      My favorite movie is Joe versus the Volcano
      gkstratos@ yahoo.com

    28. my favorite movie is while you were sleeping. it’s a charming little movie

    29. Anonymous says:

      My favorite movie is Airplane. It has so many funny lines and always makes me feel better when I am sad or depressed. Thanks for the giveaway!

      - Amy S.
      sweetamy999@yahoo.com

    30. My boys all love the Star Wars movies (ok, I like them too). I have several “favorite” movies. I want to watch “29th Street” again. Have you seen it? I highly recommend it.

      “Sean of the Dead” was great, too!

      mb32 at comcast dot net

    31. Barbara says:

      Uncle Buck

    32. blueviolet says:

      My favorite movie is Terms of Endearment. I think it was the first real adult movie that I had seen. I saw it when I was dating my now husband. It touched me so much and I cried so much. Losing a family member is the absolute worst thing I’ve ever gone through and I think the film just resonates with me because of that.
      doot65[at]comcast[dot]net
      Elizabeth

    33. My favorite movie is Pirates of the Caribbean – Curse of the Black Pearl. I’m not big on watching movies over and over again, but something about watching Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp makes it very easy to watch more than once :)

    34. carolsue says:

      I just saw Indiana Jones and really liked it a lot. So I will say the Indiana Jones movies are my currents favs!
      digicat@sbcglobal.net

    35. Jacqueline in Atlanta says:

      My daughter just graduated from high school, but Beauty and the Beast is still her favorite. It always has been and she loves the music. When the Broadway cast came here to the Fox I took her to see it. They were amazing.

      Thanks for having the contest.

    36. Kimberly says:

      I’m a movie junkie so there are sooooo many I love but right off the top of my head I’ll pick……. Jackie Brown .. this is one of my all time favorites, I could watch it over and over..

    37. My favorite movie is Overboard with Goldie Hawn and StepMom with Julia Roberts but my daughter’s favorite is 101 Dalmatians!

    38. I no longer have a favorite movie, because I really only remember watching childrens movies. However my favorite movie to watch with my son is Happy Feet.

    39. Anonymous says:

      My grand kids loved the Star Wars movies. But when they were a little younger they loved Monsters, Inc.
      clenna@aol.com

    40. Anonymous says:

      “When Harry Met Sally” favorite comedy/chick flick movie. Love the reminder of how terrible our clothes looked in the 80s!

    41. My family and I just saw Kung Fu Panda and enjoyed it a lot. It’s one of our favorites. It’s clever and very funny.

    42. One of my favorite movies is the Sound of Music- I can watch that over and over again

    43. My favorite movie is Dream a little dream. I was so in love with Corey Haim when I was little & that movie just reminds me of being a girl with that first crush on a star, lol.

    44. I’m subscribed to your RSS via bloglines!

    45. princess bride, I love “you killed my father, prepare to die!” plus everything else, the lines are great and who doesn’t love a movie with giants and love

    46. donna444444 says:

      My favorite movie is “It’s a Wonderful Life”. I like the values it shows. It is also a tradition at my house.

    47. Bebemiqui says:

      Mine is a cheesy super hero comedy called, “Mystery Men”. Really fun cast and great lines. Makes me laugh no matter how many times I watch it.

    48. My fave is Spirited Away.

    49. Mercedes says:

      My favorite movie is Forrest Gump. I love taht it’s funny, snetimental and even educational. It doesn’t hurt that I love Tom Hanks either.

    50. Just.Me says:

      My daughter’s favorite movie is Wall-E. My favorite is The Usual Suspects.

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