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TheMadRussian

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help me and wife try to win contest?
« on: September 20, 2017, 09:02:17 PM »
Not sure if this is an appropriate place for something like this, so admins, please feel free to remove.

My wife entered our kitchen (which I remodeled myself :-)) into a contest with the manufacturer of our very GREEN (and very cool) range. We have a shot at winning the contest, and the reward is any appliance of your choosing, which would be awesome since our refrigerator is on its last legs. So if any fellow Mustachians out there want to help out another Mustachian, here's the link for our entry:

https://bigchill.com/design-contest/?contest=photo-detail&photo_id=15492

All you need to do is go to that link and click the "Vote for this photo!" button. Or if you're not digging our kitchen, check out the others and vote for one you like.

Thanks!
Eric
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2017, 12:33:38 PM »
Nice work on the remodel!

Voted for you.
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2017, 06:26:08 PM »
Thanks Roe!

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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2017, 06:31:52 PM »
I usually avoid these Vote For Me internet contests, but I did go to the site and enjoyed every photo In it, so I voted for your green stove image which was as interesting as the rest of them.

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2017, 06:32:17 PM »
Another vote for you!

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« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2017, 08:11:46 PM »
Thanks iris lily and rab, really appreciate it!

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« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2017, 08:50:59 PM »
I voted as well - looks like you're in first place so far!

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« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2017, 10:49:48 PM »
Good job on the remodel!
Voted for you!
Hope you'll win it!
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2017, 10:16:46 AM »
Thanks geekette and FrugalZony! Much appreciated and fingers crossed!

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2017, 11:22:52 AM »
Another vote for you.  I liked the white kitchen with the turquoise fridge too.
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2017, 05:30:36 PM »
Thanks Shinplaster!


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« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2017, 05:42:10 PM »
I voted for you too. Good luck!

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2017, 07:41:38 PM »
I voted for you, hey why not.  Good luck, hope you win.

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« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2017, 05:51:10 AM »
Voted, twice.

Forgot I had voted  for you from work, also voted at home. SInce they are different IP addresses, the vote should be good.

Best of luck...

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« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2017, 06:38:24 AM »
I voted for you. Hope you win. (Love the stove, btw.)

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2017, 11:16:35 PM »
Not sure what I voted for but I think I voted for you. Is that all the same kitchen? In any case, beautiful.

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« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2017, 07:30:35 AM »
I voted for you, and I'd love to sure more pictures of your kitchen. For example, are the tiles above the back splash random or part of a larger pattern?
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2017, 12:58:35 PM »
I voted for you too. Good luck!

Thanks south of 61!

I voted for you, hey why not.  Good luck, hope you win.

Thanks Juslookin!

I voted for you. Hope you win. (Love the stove, btw.)

Thanks lizzzi!

Not sure what I voted for but I think I voted for you. Is that all the same kitchen? In any case, beautiful.

Haha, no, those are all different kitchens...and yes, some of them are really beatuful. Thanks for looking!

I voted for you, and I'd love to sure more pictures of your kitchen. For example, are the tiles above the back splash random or part of a larger pattern?

Thanks for the vote Dicey!

As requested, a few more pics...

A pic of our son and dog enjoying the kitchen just after I finished it:


...another right around the same time:


...and then a few years later, my original bargain-priced range broke and parts were unavailable, forcing me to cut the soapstone counters in place to make room for the new Big Chill range:


...and done (again). Notice that my son is big enough to steal food right off the counter now. :)



Voted, twice.

Forgot I had voted  for you from work, also voted at home. SInce they are different IP addresses, the vote should be good.

Best of luck...

Hey, if voting twice is good enough for the presidential elections, it should be good enough for this contest, right? :) Thanks for the votes!
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2017, 01:33:40 PM »
Just voted. Youíve got quite a lead! Iíll try to remember to vote from work tomorrow.

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« Reply #19 on: September 24, 2017, 01:35:47 PM »
Side note, I always participate in these types of things. If literally two seconds of my time can be of service to someone, why the heck not?

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2017, 02:29:25 PM »
Side note, I always participate in these types of things. If literally two seconds of my time can be of service to someone, why the heck not?

Thanks slappy! Much appreciated!

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #21 on: September 24, 2017, 03:56:37 PM »
You got my vote.  Good luck!

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« Reply #22 on: September 24, 2017, 04:28:58 PM »
Done and done. I liked yours the best too!

Unfortunately I'm not able to see your other pics :(
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #23 on: September 24, 2017, 05:15:11 PM »
Done and done. I liked yours the best too!

Unfortunately I'm not able to see your other pics :(

Gracias! It seems like I did something wrong with the pictures I tried posting. Hopefully it's fixed now?

You got my vote.  Good luck!

Thanks RetirementDreaming!

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« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2017, 05:59:50 AM »
Love the red hat and the frugal pony!

Thanks for posting additional pictures. I now see what looked like random tiles above the back splash are actually 2-gang outlet covers, not tiles.

Good luck on the contest!
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2017, 06:43:06 AM »
Voted again. Still can't see the other pics you posted but that's ok.

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« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2017, 05:34:53 AM »
toomanyknives/10

Voted anyway :)

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« Reply #27 on: September 26, 2017, 03:36:55 PM »
Voted! Now... if you win, we all having lunch at your kitchen, right? haha...

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« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2017, 10:16:08 PM »
Voted again. Still can't see the other pics you posted but that's ok.

Thanks! Sorry about the photos. I tried to get fancy and embed the links to my hosted photos but it doesn't seem to be working for everyone.

toomanyknives/10

Voted anyway :)

Thanks! And the knives are crooked too. It's a disgrace, frankly. Sad.

Voted! Now... if you win, we all having lunch at your kitchen, right? haha...

Deal!

Love the red hat and the frugal pony!

Thanks for posting additional pictures. I now see what looked like random tiles above the back splash are actually 2-gang outlet covers, not tiles.

Good luck on the contest!

Thanks!

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #29 on: October 10, 2017, 09:36:46 AM »
Did you win? I couldn't find the results online...

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« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2017, 10:43:20 PM »
Want to THANK everyone who helped us out by voting for us. We did in fact win! :) Can't hardly believe it.

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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #31 on: October 16, 2017, 11:26:20 PM »
Yippee! Have you selected your new refrigerator yet? Or are you going with Door #2?
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« Reply #32 on: October 17, 2017, 02:15:41 AM »
Three cheers for the power of mustachianism!
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Re: help me and wife try to win contest?
« Reply #33 on: October 17, 2017, 11:41:25 PM »
Congratulations!

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« Reply #34 on: October 18, 2017, 06:24:45 AM »
Congrats! I voted back when you first posted this. Anything I can vote on without having to sign up is a no-brainer.

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« Reply #35 on: October 18, 2017, 12:16:03 PM »
Want to THANK everyone who helped us out by voting for us. We did in fact win! :) Can't hardly believe it.

WOW!! We did voted for you and we are so happy for you!

This just made my day!