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hex_colin
08-21-2015, 07:57 PM
I promised that I'd give away another Stormcoat during my recent blood donation giveaway. Well, here is a chance to win something, including a Stormcoat, even if you can't donate blood!

Anyone can enter by "paying it forward". Just do something nice and unexpected for someone, or donate blood, or money... Whatever. Find some way to bring a little joy to someone's life and/or help a good cause. :)

Post in this thread that you're entering AND send me an email at giveaway AT ratedhex.com with a short note about what you did and some sort of proof (and your IGN - no IGN, no entry! I just don't have time to chase folks...). I'll take entries until midnight PDT on Friday, September 4th, 2015. You can enter up to 5 times, but each time you need to do something new. Winners will be chosen randomly.

Prizes

Stormcoat
AA Storm Cloud (maybe Clouds!)
2 Cloud King Sleeves
1 Buccaneer Sleeves
50 Set 1 Packs
50 Set 2 Packs
50 Set 3 Packs
...


NOTE: Unlike the blood donation giveaway where I was pretty lenient on the timeline in which the donations happened, you need to have done something in the time since this thread started... No "I donated to the Charity Stream last month" entries...

EDIT: I extended the deadline, mostly because I'll be traveling for most of the next 2 weeks...

Winners


pjvedder - Stormcoat
FinalFantasy - AA Storm Cloud
StarPhoenix - Cloud King Sleeved
Oldtrees - Cloud King Sleeves
KorbenDallas - AA Bucc Sleeves
Timson - 10 Set 1 Packs
Bekkir - 10 Set 1 Packs
TheHollow - 10 Set 1 Packs
Brynhildr - 10 Set 1 Packs
Szimek - 10 Set 1 Packs
Clawrift - 10 Set 2 Packs
nickon - 10 Set 2 Packs
Mard - 10 Set 2 Packs
Ciragan - 10 Set 2 Packs
Helvault - 10 Set 2 Packs
thugtown - 10 Set 3 Packs
ShadowRealm - 10 Set 3 Packs
Rumor - 10 Set 3 Packs
Majin - 10 Set 3 Packs
Saeijou - 10 Set 3 Packs
Lawton - 10 Set 1 Packs
Reeplay - 10 Set 2 Packs
Chamonix - 10 Set 3 Packs

Reim
08-21-2015, 08:01 PM
Great idea Colin! Good Luck for everyone!

Gwaer
08-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Entry sent.

Clawdius
08-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Bring joy to someone's life? I can't do that, I'm fueled by the misery of others. Ahhh well, maybe one day you'll have a contest I can actually enter.

Gwaer
08-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Bring joy to someone's life? I can't do that, I'm fueled by the misery of others. Ahhh well, maybe one day you'll have a contest I can actually enter.

Many people would be joyful at the pain of another third person. That is the theme of my entry. =P

hex_colin
08-21-2015, 08:11 PM
Entry sent.

You owe me new monitors. My existing ones are now covered in Coke Zero... :P

SquallTiofae
08-21-2015, 10:05 PM
I work in health care so going the extra mile is literally in my job description. This is a good idea.

asdf2000
08-21-2015, 10:30 PM
uh oh this thread is reminding me how much of an asshole I am


edit: is loaning someone a vampire king good enough to get me 50 packs?


edit: (that was a joke btw)

sgresso
08-22-2015, 12:14 AM
Sent 2 entries! Thank you for the chance!

chaman26
08-22-2015, 03:51 AM
Sending 2 entries thanks for another contest. IGN Chamonix

Reeplay
08-22-2015, 03:57 AM
I'll give this an enter though I don't see what I do as being worth too much compared to what I know others do and some of what I do has no exact proof.

hex_colin
08-22-2015, 09:54 AM
I'll give this an enter though I don't see what I do as being worth too much compared to what I know others do and some of what I do has no exact proof.

You don't need exact proof and winners will be chosen randomly. You don't need to be better than anyone, just should some kindness and positivity.

Reeplay
08-22-2015, 10:07 AM
You don't need exact proof and winners will be chosen randomly. You don't need to be better than anyone, just should some kindness and positivity.

Ahh ok. Well I just sent a single email with 2 things. I don't mind only entering once out of the 10 max

FFSmitty
08-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Just wanted to sell you are a hell of a guy Colin. Thanks for everything you do for this community.

yoyogod
08-22-2015, 11:25 AM
I've been meaning to donate money to John Kovalic's Bike the Barns charity ride, and this has finally prompted me to do it. I wish I could have donated enough to get some of his Munchkin artwork, but I'll have to be satisfied with my contest entry here, a Munchkin postcard, and in illustrated Neil Gaiman Limerick.

hex_colin
08-22-2015, 01:52 PM
I've been meaning to donate money to John Kovalic's Bike the Barns charity ride, and this has finally prompted me to do it. I wish I could have donated enough to get some of his Munchkin artwork, but I'll have to be satisfied with my contest entry here, a Munchkin postcard, and in illustrated Neil Gaiman Limerick.

That's awesome! Thank you! I'm going to donate too! :)

Here is the link for anyone else who's interested in this way of making the world a better place: http://bikethebarns.dojiggy.com/ng/index.cfm/14586/regPages/pledge/johnkovalic

Zophie
08-22-2015, 02:58 PM
Here is the link for anyone else who's interested in this way of making the world a better place: http://bikethebarns.dojiggy.com/ng/index.cfm/14586/regPages/pledge/johnkovalic

Oh wow that's not far from where I live, thanks for putting this on my radar guys I might need to donate too.

magic_gazz
08-22-2015, 09:28 PM
I entered, forgot to put my IGN in the email, its yggdrasill

Arathomir
08-22-2015, 09:48 PM
Entering the giveaway as well.

Saeijou
08-22-2015, 11:59 PM
I entered :) thanks colin!

Tinfoil
08-23-2015, 05:34 AM
Don't know if I have to post in this thread, but I entered as well :)

Thank you for this.

wolzarg
08-23-2015, 07:46 AM
I usually donate my whole tip to homeless people after i work or buy them food with it if there are many but i feel that photographing that like most instagram people cheapens the whole thing and makes it just a big fish for likes. So torn about it in this case because i really want the darn Bucc sleeves.

Rydavim
08-23-2015, 02:11 PM
I can win stuff for being a nice person? Count me in!

As always, thanks for doing all of these things for the community!

sgresso
08-24-2015, 01:02 AM
sent one more entry.

ShadowRealm
08-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Sent my entry also. Have a nice day everyone :)

dmar314
08-24-2015, 01:53 PM
Entered (IGN: Mard)

Gwaer
08-25-2015, 03:28 PM
This should not be on the second page, so another good deed is making this post so others will more readily notice and be able to participate.

DrVanPorcine
08-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Entered the contest (IGN: Helvault)

magic_gazz
08-25-2015, 08:35 PM
Sent in 2 more, forgot to put my IGN on the last one.

Kangsta
08-26-2015, 08:18 AM
You inspired me to try to win some stuff as well...
Now I am confused whether I am actually a good person or just like to try and receive free things....
T.T

The biggest next challenge would be to help people do good without offering anything.... ^^

Sent an email ^^

Argen
08-26-2015, 01:28 PM
Sent. Accidentally forgot to put IGN on first email so I sent a second.

Scod
08-27-2015, 05:00 AM
Just sent an email in, forgot my IGN (Irysia, and I'm Brett :))

SquallTiofae
08-27-2015, 10:28 AM
sent 2 entries. IGN: TheHollow

farik
08-27-2015, 09:52 PM
Entry sent

ign:Ciragan

RDarkfire
08-31-2015, 06:34 AM
IGN: Pravokia, my email came from Bill Mahabir.

Cheers!

nickon
09-01-2015, 02:13 PM
Sent my entry as well today!
Cheers Colin!

IGN: nickon

KingGabriel
09-01-2015, 03:49 PM
If you wanted to donate to the prize pool, do you have to email a bad deed? I can go kick some puppies if need be.

Clawdius
09-01-2015, 05:32 PM
Alright I guess I will send an entry, I mean I think it qualifies but I guess I'll leave you to be the judge of that. IGN Clawrift

Korbendallas
09-01-2015, 05:48 PM
Entry sent!

Regards

IGN: Korbendallas

hex_colin
09-02-2015, 06:56 AM
If you wanted to donate to the prize pool, do you have to email a bad deed? I can go kick some puppies if need be.

You have to murder 13 kittens! ;)


P.S. You do NOT need to murder any kittens. Just send me a PM. :)

Zophie
09-02-2015, 10:37 AM
So a couple nights ago I saved 3 baby bunnies from my cats out in our yard. One of them was locked in my cat's grip and I had to fight him for it, my cat was quite displeased at my intervention. I brought the bunnies to the daddy hare out on the other side of the property where he was waiting, he collected his kin and brought them to their burrow safely. Unfortunately there was a 4th baby bunny that I couldn't save in time, but I guess part of why they breed so much is to plan for these kinds of occurrences, 3 out of 4 ain't so bad. Since then I've been keeping the cats inside for the most part, to give the bunnies time to recover and get a little bigger.

I don't have any pictures or proof of this, and don't know if it's a good enough deed for this contest, but it made me feel good to help the bunnies out so I just wanted to share my little story anyway.

Gwaer
09-02-2015, 10:48 AM
I have eaten way more bunnies than you have saved, so I think it doesn't count until you offset my bunny eating with your bunny saving.

magic_gazz
09-02-2015, 11:54 AM
So a couple nights ago I saved 3 baby bunnies from my cats out in our yard. One of them was locked in my cat's grip and I had to fight him for it, my cat was quite displeased at my intervention. I brought the bunnies to the daddy hare out on the other side of the property where he was waiting, he collected his kin and brought them to their burrow safely. Unfortunately there was a 4th baby bunny that I couldn't save in time, but I guess part of why they breed so much is to plan for these kinds of occurrences, 3 out of 4 ain't so bad. Since then I've been keeping the cats inside for the most part, to give the bunnies time to recover and get a little bigger.

I don't have any pictures or proof of this, and don't know if it's a good enough deed for this contest, but it made me feel good to help the bunnies out so I just wanted to share my little story anyway.

If you lived in New Zealand this might be classed as a bad deed, Rabbits are classed as Unwanted Organisms under New Zealand’s Biosecurity Act 1993.

That's the fun fact of the day :)

Gwaer
09-02-2015, 11:59 AM
If you lived in New Zealand this might be classed as a bad deed, Rabbits are classed as Unwanted Organisms under New Zealand’s Biosecurity Act 1993.

That's the fun fact of the day :)

What? That's crazy. Rabbit is the best meat ever.

magic_gazz
09-02-2015, 02:19 PM
What? That's crazy. Rabbit is the best meat ever.

Still never tried it. Its on the list of things to do, but its not very high up. More excited about trying some Kobe beef next year when I go to Japan.

Gwaer
09-02-2015, 02:36 PM
Still never tried it. Its on the list of things to do, but its not very high up. More excited about trying some Kobe beef next year when I go to Japan.

My trip to Japan was the best food trip of my life. Definitely indulge in whatever you can get your hands on.

SquallTiofae
09-03-2015, 03:33 PM
Sent in 3 more entries for a total of 5! Felt good about making people's days this week. IGN - TheHollow

Bekkir
09-04-2015, 08:38 AM
Sent in an entry. Thanks for doing this Colin!

Argen
09-04-2015, 09:11 AM
Sent in a 2nd entry.

KingGabriel
09-04-2015, 09:12 AM
This seems a weird way round to do things; is kindness not its own reward? :P

Zophie
09-04-2015, 09:18 AM
This seems a weird way round to do things; is kindness not its own reward? :P

Sometimes people need a little kick to remind them to be decent to other people.

Also, #NotMyKing

BigDog
09-04-2015, 09:33 AM
I got my friend playing and hooked him up w/ orcs for Arena to get started.... But i would've done that anyway so it prolly doesn't count.

hex_colin
09-04-2015, 10:00 AM
I got my friend playing and hooked him up w/ orcs for Arena to get started.... But i would've done that anyway so it prolly doesn't count.

It counts... :) Every little bit counts....

NOBLEStarshield
09-04-2015, 11:59 AM
You have to murder 13 kittens! ;)

*sigh* I'll sharpen the ax ...again.

Zophie
09-04-2015, 12:14 PM
*sigh* I'll sharpen the ax ...again.

There's an episode of Tom & Jerry where Tom gets killed and goes up this big long escalator up to the gates of cat heaven and there are a bunch of other cats there waiting to be let in, all of them showing signs of how they got there. One is on crutches, another one is flat like a steamroller squished him, and then after that they show a soaking wet sack wiggling around on the ground and three kittens jump out and run through the gates when their names are called. I remember this made me really sad and a bit mortified. So, anyway, burlap sack in a river might be easier than dulling your ax again.

mrdewit
09-04-2015, 12:19 PM
I'll be sending an entry Colin, thanks!

NOBLEStarshield
09-04-2015, 12:31 PM
There's an episode of Tom & Jerry where Tom gets killed and goes up this big long escalator up to the gates of cat heaven and there are a bunch of other cats there waiting to be let in, all of them showing signs of how they got there. One is on crutches, another one is flat like a steamroller squished him, and then after that they show a soaking wet sack wiggling around on the ground and three kittens jump out and run through the gates when their names are called. I remember this made me really sad and a bit mortified. So, anyway, burlap sack in a river might be easier than dulling your ax again.

I know exactly what episode you're talking about but I also really liked the movie All Dogs go to Heaven when I was a child so I didn't think anything of it. Plus, why waste a burlap sack when I can just sharpen the ax repeatedly?

Phoenixfire
09-04-2015, 12:41 PM
sent 1 entry ign: StarPhoenix

Zophie
09-04-2015, 12:57 PM
I know exactly what episode you're talking about but I also really liked the movie All Dogs go to Heaven when I was a child so I didn't think anything of it. Plus, why waste a burlap sack when I can just sharpen the ax repeatedly?

Good point, never let a perfectly good sack go to waste.

Also yeah I love most of the Don Bluth movies too, they were so great! Now I think I need to have a Don Bluth marathon with my kids this weekend, they've seen a few of them already but they'll still love watching them again I'm sure!

pjvedder
09-04-2015, 05:56 PM
Entries sent! (IGN: pjvedder)

Also, in case anyone is looking for any last minute good will, I'm going to be running a 5K in November in an effort to raise money for cancer research in the name of a good friend of mine who lost his battle with melanoma in 2009. My personal fundraising page is here for anyone who is interested in donating to a good cause:

http://damon.convio.net/site/TR/Events/General?px=1003143&pg=personal&fr_id=1040

Edit: of course, the site decided to go down for maintenance until tomorrow...

WWKnight
09-04-2015, 08:13 PM
Not entering, but just wanted to let Colin know, im officially a frequent blood donor now. When you did the blood drive thingy, I decided id not participate because Im afraid of needles, and I also feel weird being a decent person for a payoff.

Anyway, I am a severely depressed individual, and during a particularly low dip, while I was feeling like a drain on the greater human collective, I decided to do something to make a difference. Being unemployed, I don't have much to give, and hanging out on the forums I saw the thread again and went and donated blood.

It turns out I'm blood type O. My blood will be accepted by everyone. I have just finished giving my second lot, and am booked in to do it again in 6 weeks time. Needles still scare me, but it helps me feel better about myself and my place in the world.

Gwaer
09-04-2015, 08:49 PM
Typo - O sell that shit, forget a job.

Phoenixfire
09-05-2015, 01:58 PM
hey, who won :D ?

hex_colin
09-05-2015, 02:07 PM
hey, who won :D ?

I'll let you know in a few days. So many emails to sort through and get IGNs into Excel.

sgresso
09-08-2015, 12:51 AM
Thank you Colin for all you do!

Clawdius
09-10-2015, 02:39 PM
If I mention that it has been a few days and that I'm an impatient old curmudgeon does that disqualify me from the contest?

Phoenixfire
09-14-2015, 02:24 PM
hey just hoping for a update

hex_colin
09-14-2015, 03:21 PM
hey just hoping for a update

Over a thousand names to transcribe from my email. It's taking a while.

magic_gazz
09-14-2015, 03:43 PM
Someone could do a good deed and do it for you :)

BigDog
09-14-2015, 07:55 PM
Over a thousand names to transcribe from my email. It's taking a while.

This verifies it.

Simple truth: No good deed goes unpunished.

hex_colin
09-15-2015, 01:24 AM
Winners


pjvedder - Stormcoat
FinalFantasy - AA Storm Cloud
StarPhoenix - Cloud King Sleeved
Oldtrees - Cloud King Sleeves
KorbenDallas - AA Bucc Sleeves
Timson - 10 Set 1 Packs
Bekkir - 10 Set 1 Packs
TheHollow - 10 Set 1 Packs
Brynhildr - 10 Set 1 Packs
Szimek - 10 Set 1 Packs
Clawrift - 10 Set 2 Packs
nickon - 10 Set 2 Packs
Mard - 10 Set 2 Packs
Ciragan - 10 Set 2 Packs
Helvault - 10 Set 2 Packs
thugtown - 10 Set 3 Packs
ShadowRealm - 10 Set 3 Packs
Rumor - 10 Set 3 Packs
Majin - 10 Set 3 Packs
Saeijou - 10 Set 3 Packs
Lawton - 10 Set 1 Packs
Reeplay - 10 Set 2 Packs
Chamonix - 10 Set 3 Packs

I'll distribute the prizes over the next few days. Everyone should have them by Saturday at the latest.

Congratulations to all! And, THANK YOU to everyone who participated!!!

szimek
09-15-2015, 02:04 AM
Thank you Colin for the awesome giveaway with even better cause!
also thank you for the packs, Set 1 is exactly what i need right now to finish my Set 1 Legendaries :)

majin
09-15-2015, 04:01 AM
thanks Colin for your continuous effort to foster a great community

Kangsta
09-15-2015, 04:35 AM
Man I didn't win ^^

Thanks for doing the giveaway Colin! Always appreciate it!

Reeplay
09-15-2015, 05:46 AM
Yay I won something thank you Colin ^_^
And thank you to everyone entered you all must of done something :)

pjvedder
09-15-2015, 06:37 AM
Holy Crap... Stormcoat?? Are you serious!? :D

Thank you, Colin!!!!

Now I guess I need to put together the rest of the pieces for that Storm Elemental deck! :P

So awesome! Congrats to the rest of the winners, and for everyone for doing their part to make a difference! :)

SquallTiofae
09-15-2015, 07:23 AM
woooooo! Thanks Colin for the giveaway!

BigDog
09-15-2015, 07:58 AM
Winners


pjvedder - Stormcoat
FinalFantasy - AA Storm Cloud
StarPhoenix - Cloud King Sleeved
Oldtrees - Cloud King Sleeves
KorbenDallas - AA Bucc Sleeves
Timson - 10 Set 1 Packs
Bekkir - 10 Set 1 Packs
TheHollow - 10 Set 1 Packs
Brynhildr - 10 Set 1 Packs
Szimek - 10 Set 1 Packs
Clawrift - 10 Set 2 Packs
nickon - 10 Set 2 Packs
Mard - 10 Set 2 Packs
Ciragan - 10 Set 2 Packs
Helvault - 10 Set 2 Packs
thugtown - 10 Set 3 Packs
ShadowRealm - 10 Set 3 Packs
Rumor - 10 Set 3 Packs
Majin - 10 Set 3 Packs
Saeijou - 10 Set 3 Packs
Lawton - 10 Set 1 Packs
Reeplay - 10 Set 2 Packs
Chamonix - 10 Set 3 Packs

I'll distribute the prizes over the next few days. Everyone should have them by Saturday at the latest.

Congratulations to all! And, THANK YOU to everyone who participated!!!

Gives away a ridiculous amount of value for helping others ..... And then thanks us all.

Man, you are super classy. Exalted status: confirmed. Thanks not only for the giveaway but for all that you continue to do for this community

Saeijou
09-15-2015, 08:13 AM
thank you colin! :)

Clawdius
09-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Awesome, thanks Colin and congratulations to all the winners.

asdf2000
09-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Oh wow I actually won in a hex giveaway

thanks colin :)

Gwaer
09-15-2015, 12:18 PM
Darn, I was sure I had this one in the bag.

Zophie
09-15-2015, 12:26 PM
Darn, I was sure I had this one in the bag.

You better not have any of my bunnies in that bag! Those are pets not meat!

magic_gazz
09-15-2015, 12:54 PM
Well there goes probably the last chance at bucc sleeves :(

Grats to the winners. I have seen the Cloud deck in action and it is very good, hope you have fun with it.

ShadowRealm
09-15-2015, 01:43 PM
Thank you very much Colin! Of course everybody keeps doing nice things and helping people whenever we can :)

nickon
09-16-2015, 05:32 AM
Thank you good Sir!

Rydavim
09-16-2015, 06:21 PM
Colin, you are a super awesome guy, and it was great to meet you in Seattle! Thanks for all you do! :)

Argen
09-17-2015, 06:37 AM
Thanks for running this!

sgresso
09-17-2015, 10:46 AM
Congrats to all the winners!!!

Phoenixfire
09-19-2015, 02:33 AM
hey, just wondering will i get the sleeve code through email or pm, or the sleeve itself added to account?

hex_colin
09-19-2015, 11:09 AM
hey, just wondering will i get the sleeve code through email or pm, or the sleeve itself added to account?

A code to your IGM at some point today. Just sat down at my desk at home for the first time in 5 days.

Phoenixfire
09-20-2015, 08:30 AM
ok, ty for the contest

Bekkir
09-21-2015, 11:57 AM
Thanks Colin! :)

mrdewit
09-24-2015, 01:41 PM
Very much agree with what has been said before, very classy, very kind. Thank you!