Baboo gives turboR away in contest

by snout on 18-03-2004, 16:52
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The Japanese MSX-searchengine and BBS Baboo is about to move to a new server. To celebrate this event, Baboo has thought of a special contest, in which they give a Panasonic FS-A1-ST turboR away. To win this computer, you would have to post a message in the Baboo BBS, stating your name, e-mail adress and what you think are the first 5 numbers of the A1ST serial number. The person who guesses the serial number (or the closest guess) wins the turboR. There is only one big downside: the turboR will not be shipped internationally.

*** Update

Thanks to the translation services of Konamiman's wife we now know that even people outside of Japan can win this fine turboR. These are the rules of the contest:

Relevant link: Baboo

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By DarQ

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18-03-2004, 18:02

very interesting. would it be a complete boxed thing in a brand new state? too bad that it's not being shipped overseas, but i could guess that already :|

By snout

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18-03-2004, 18:13

Well, since one of the rules of the contest is that the winner has to pay the shipment cotst, I think they could have included international contestants as well.. but hey, who am I huh? Smile

By DarQ

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18-03-2004, 21:32

pfff, that makes no sense at all!

By konamiman

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18-03-2004, 22:10

According to my wife, the rules for the contest are as follow:

1. The prize is one FS-A1ST computer.
2. The winner will be the person who can guess the five digits of the serial number of the prize.
3. If nobody can guess the number, the winner will be the person giving the closest number.
4. If more than one person guess the number, the person who has posted messages on Baboo BBS in the past will have preference.
5. You can participate only one time. You can participate even if you live outside Japan.
6. The winner pays the shipping cost.
7. The date limit for submissions is March 25th at 0:00 (Japanese time).
8. To participate, write an e-mail to: [email protected], with the following subject: "a1stXXXXX", where XXXXX is the serial number choosen. Messages not conforming to this rule will not be valid for the contest. Include your nickname and e-mail address in the message.

The prize is a personal gift from Baboo's boss, and the other members of Baboo staff do not know anything about this...

By snout

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18-03-2004, 23:26

thanks for the translation, sounds like this newspost has to be edited.. NOW! Smile

By GuyveR800

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19-03-2004, 00:06

Sounds like Kyoko needs to visit http://www.msx.org/join.html
:)

By DarQ

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19-03-2004, 08:08

aahaaa, interesting Smile

By snout

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07-05-2004, 00:59

Guess who won the turboR? It's Slotman of MSXfiles!!! CONGRATULATIONS DUDE!

By GuyveR800

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07-05-2004, 03:38

O.o

By BiFi

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12-05-2004, 07:13

Lucky bastard Wink

congratz dude.

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