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11 Sep, 2007

Contest update

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life

Anyone else have photos for the Back-to-school photo contest that are not showing up online?

Please let me know ASAP so I can do the draw. Thanks! And if you forgot, and can hurry up and upload something, like, RIGHT NOW, I can include you in the draw.

If your photos haven’t been emailed to me or aren’t showing up in Flickr by 7:30 p.m (EST) tonight, I can’t include you in the contest. I gotta draw the line somewhere! :)

1 Response to "Contest update"

1 | DaniGirl

September 11th, 2007 at 7:35 pm


I missed the deadline by an hour, so I’m fine if you can’t include me in the draw. I just wanted to play along, but couldn’t find the right combination of time and clean boys to snap some pix for this year so I finally gave in and chose a favourite from last year.

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