2008 Year-End Giveaway

by W. Andrew Powell

2008 end of year giveaway

The year is drawing to a close, the Holiday festivities are well under way, and The GATE wants to thank our loyal visitors with our biggest giveaway of the year.

We also want to thank the kind people at Microsoft, Universal Home Entertainment, and Zip.ca for donating loads of goodies for this year’s huge, year-end contest.

Just fill in the survey below for a chance to win our Grand Prize, which includes:

  • Office 2007 – Home and Student Edition OR Office 2008 for Mac
  • LifeCam VX-5500
  • Fable II
  • The Office Ultimate Package: Seasons 1-4
  • And, a Zip.ca 2 Month Membership
  • Also up for grabs:

  • House Seasons 1-4 Collection
  • Knight Rider the Complete Series
  • Copies of Fable II
  • And goodies from The GATE including t-shirts and more.
  • One grand prize winner will be randomly selected from all available entries received by Monday, December 22 at 11:59 PM. Nine additional winners will also be chosen randomly for the remaining prizes. You must be over the age of 18 and a resident of Canada to enter. One entry per household, please.

    Thanks to everyone who entered. Entries are no longer being accepted.

    More about the prizes…

    Office 2007 – Home and Student Edition
    With Office Home and Student 2007, students can wow their teachers with slick looking documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

    With note-taking programs like Office OneNote 2007, students can organize their notes, search, and share them so they can easily access the information they need to make the grade.

    Suggested retail price: $179.99 CDN

    Office 2008 for Mac
    With licenses for up to three different computers, the home and student edition of Office 2008 is perfect for families. With open file format compatibility, students can easily work together with their classmates on group projects, regardless of what hardware they’re using.

    Office 2008 for Mac includes a notebook viewing mode which is geared towards students. It resembles a spiral notebook that users can take notes in and includes tabs, flag options and search capabilities. It also has audio features for recording, listening and playback.

    Suggested retail price $199.95 CDN

    LifeCam VX-5500
    The Microsoft LifeCam VX-5500 is all about staying connected and having fun. For the loved-one on your list who is geographically distant, or the teenager in your house that you just want more ‘face time’ with, this LifeCam is the perfect gift. The webcam ships with three interchangeable faceplates in blue, white and red, allowing users to pick their favourite color and switch it whenever they want. The VX-5500 is designed for use on both desktops and laptops with a universal attachment clip, and folds flat for easy transport for users on the go. This LifeCam also provides a crystal-clear video and audio experience with a VGA sensor for 640×480 video and 1.3-megapixel stills and a unidirectional, noise-cancelling microphone.

    Suggested retail price $69.95 CDN

    Fable II
    Set 500 years after the original game, Fable II offers even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose.

    Knight Rider the Complete Series
    After nearly being killed during an investigation Michael Knight, a former police detective, is recruited into the secret organization FLAG (Foundation for Law And Government). Knight is provided with the use of KITT, an ultra sophisticated autonomic car.

    House Seasons 1-4 Collection
    The Office Ultimate Package: Seasons 1-4
    Zip.ca 2 Month Membership

    The GATE reserves the right to replace prizes with an item of similar value.

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