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Posted: 3/26/2006 8:57:17 AM EST
[Last Edit: 4/10/2006 8:47:35 AM EST by MagKnightX]
A statement and a contest.

On either tuesday or wednesday, I will deposit some money in my bank and as soon as it shows up, I will purchase myself a team membership here. I finally have a little money, so I'll pony up and contribute.

Now, I tried to have a contest for a previous landmark, but nobody bothered replying. So, we'll try again. The rules are as follows:

Send me (the address is MagKnightX(at)gmail(dot)com) or post in this thread an essay of a maximum of 3600 characters (no minimum) detailing what you would do with $3600 dollars. The most creative, funniest, or best use will get awarded the prize of something related to 3600. It could be 3600 of some currency, 3600 millimeters of wire, a piece of artwork centering around the number 3600, or anything. The catch is, I decide. It will be worth more than a dollar (based on materials cost and average fees for creating such a thing, or the actual value of the object), but I will find the prize and send it to the winner.

C'mon, I'm trying to give something away for free here. What have you got to lose?

Edit: contest opens immediately, contest closes at 1357 EST April 9
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:10:37 PM EST

Serious, I have a prize in mind and whoever gets it will like it. Guaranteed.
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:15:52 PM EST
I'm going to enter as a post.
My essay:
If you gave me $3600.00, I would donate it to 82ndAbn.
The end.

Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:38:09 PM EST

Originally Posted By krpind:
I'm going to enter as a post.
My essay:
If you gave me $3600.00, I would donate it to 82ndAbn.
The end.


Myself, If you gave me $3600.00, I would use it to help pay for my mom's future tumor surgeries and my stepdad's knee surgery recovery process.
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:40:35 PM EST
I would use it to train several pretty, single women to be fast and accurate, up close, from concealment, with a small .22 auto, and the word would spread that such a thing was both fun and useful. More women will do same, then 10x as many men will have to do better, using .45's, of course. LOL.
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:41:54 PM EST
If you gave me $3600, I would probably blow it all on hookers and blow.

The end.
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:42:31 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/26/2006 1:49:40 PM EST by mjohn3006]

I'm kidding!
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:44:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:

I'm kidding!

Link Posted: 3/26/2006 1:45:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:

I'm serious!

Link Posted: 3/27/2006 12:03:55 PM EST
BTT for participation
Link Posted: 3/27/2006 12:08:50 PM EST
well I need my AR10...

anime... dvds got a long list...

maybe a good sound system for my projector... for the movies
Link Posted: 3/27/2006 12:25:40 PM EST
"I never learned to read" sniff sniff
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:04:20 AM EST
Daily bump
Link Posted: 3/29/2006 10:04:44 AM EST
Bump for more replys.

First, a hint as to what the gift will be: it will be metallic silver in color and fairly heavy.

Second, I thought I could paypal the money for team membership but I guess I can't, so check goes in the mail tomorrow.
Link Posted: 3/29/2006 10:09:11 AM EST
I would use the $3600 to start a campaign to improve the image of Wolf Ammunition (hey, they offer brass cased ammo now).
Link Posted: 3/29/2006 6:04:25 PM EST
guaranteed. i've heard that before
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 10:06:41 AM EST
[Last Edit: 3/30/2006 11:30:19 AM EST by MagKnightX]
Bumpty dumpty sat on a wall

Hint as to the item: I've got the initial sculpture in plastilina about half entirely done.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 10:13:53 AM EST
I'd buy a gun safe.

Link Posted: 3/30/2006 10:16:30 AM EST
What would I do with $3600? Two girls at the same time.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 10:54:20 AM EST

Hint: Getting the plaster today
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 12:15:23 PM EST
I'd replace all my knifemaking equipment that got destoyed in a fire, buy enough raw materials to send 50 knives to Soldiers and Marines in the Sandbox, and tools to build AR's and AK's for them when they return.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 12:31:11 PM EST
$3000 in new vending equipment and $600 in drinks to fill up said machines.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 12:34:54 PM EST
It could also be 3600 ounces of man mustard too! No thanks.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 12:50:51 PM EST
If you gave me $3600 I would use $3000 to buy 4 new tires for my truck and get the alignment fixed and pay off a debt I have and then with the remaining $600 I would buy myself a membership that cost $24 and then I would hold 24 contests over a period of time to give away 24 memberships that would be worth $24 each.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 8:34:56 AM EST
Daily bump

Hint: Making the molds today.
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 10:48:01 AM EST
Daily bump.

No more hints on the object.
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 10:50:27 AM EST
I know this sounds selfish but i'de pour half into my car, the rest into my guns.
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 11:40:06 AM EST
This will not be my official post, but I was thinking Armalite AR-50 in green with scope.
Link Posted: 4/3/2006 10:20:54 AM EST
Membership's gone through.

Bump. Come on, these entries are few and far between!
Link Posted: 4/9/2006 7:51:27 AM EST
Okay. You have slightly over an hour.

The prize will be a custom ingot, cast in pewter. It will be appr. 2.5" deep, 3" wide, and .5" tall, and has the words "AR15.com 3600" on it in raised lettering. Receipt of the prize will be delayed, unfortunately, as I have to get my hands on some pewter and I'm having difficulty with that. It will, however, be unique; the mold will be broken and the original carving will be destroyed. Display it proudly or use it as a paperweight to show your love of this website.

Final decision as to the winner will be made by 1357EDT tomorrow.
Link Posted: 4/9/2006 8:01:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 4/9/2006 8:02:10 AM EST by Colt_SBR]

Sorry. If your just getting around to buying a membership, you're not going to give away $3,600.00 .

I'll take 3,600 your giving away. I'll put it to good use. As long as you pay the shipping.


Link Posted: 4/9/2006 8:10:28 AM EST
I've donated here for the last few years...

If I had $3600.00 I'd buy me an ass-wiping monkey!
Link Posted: 4/9/2006 8:37:19 AM EST
if i had $3600 i would probably use it to pay for my (and my wife's) move to san antonio.
Link Posted: 4/9/2006 10:38:57 AM EST

Originally Posted By cookhj:
if i had $3600 i would probably use it to pay for my (and my wife's) move to san antonio.

Contest was over about 20min after this post. Winner will be announced, as I said, before 1357EDT tomorrow.
Link Posted: 4/10/2006 8:47:00 AM EST
I can't believe we only got 2 pages worth of posts. I'm offering free stuff here. Oh, well.

Some good entries, ranging from helping 82ndAbn to the clichéd "hookers and blow" and "2 girls at once." But the winner is...

the ass-wiping monkey. Laughed for about a minute on that one. So, Beltfedleadhead, PM me your name and shipping address and you'll receive a AR15.com paperweight/trophy/head-knocker as soon as it's cast.
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