Thursday, October 25, 2012

"I never win ANYTHING!"

(If you're new from ICLW - quick back story at the beginning of this post as well as in the right side-bar timeline...)


 I did it again. I had a great blog entry in my head this morning..

something about 50 Shades... I even had a cute title : 50 Shades of __________ (and that's where my mind goes blank.)

I'm sure the idea came from last night - when I tell E at dinner, "wink wink - hey hunnie, reading 50 Shades of G.rey over here!" - and then we both want to be dominated later (and by dominated, I mostly mean the one on bottom... or in front... you get me, right?!)

*sigh*
ANYWAYS.

Last night, we went to a fundraiser that E's company was sponsoring - Oktoberfest complete with lots of beer sampling, free food, a photobooth and prize wheel from V.erizon Wireless where apparently, I got the best prize on the wheel, first spin - bluetooth headset!  (does anyone use those anymore?)

A fundraiser is not a fundraiser without a tricky tray either - what's a Tricky Tray you ask? (I don't know if it's a northeast thing, but I had no clue what it was when I moved here so let me enlighten anyone clueless like I was: it's like a raffle, but there are lots of prizes and you buy a whole bunch of tickets, and enter your tickets only in the raffles that you want to win... pretty cool)

I got handed a camera to take pictures for the organization throwing the fundraiser, and *click* after *click* I photograph EVERYONE ELSE winning every single prize.

I NEVER WIN ANYTHING!! (ok, I got the bluetooth headset earlier, but I realized it wasn't that special, as I watched V.erizon basically GIVE the headsets away at the end of the night...)

but WAIT - one last prize, they say - the door prize that everyone (who bought tickets) was automatically entered to win, and it's a free 1-hour massage! (personally, I think it was the best prize of the night!)

AND GUESS WHO WON.

And then, at the end of the night, I noticed a beer stand vendor walk up and drop a case of beer by E's coworker, muttering "oh, WHOOPS - look what just fell off the back of my truck!"

So I walked up to his beer table, shamelessly flipped my hair, batted the lashes, and said - "Would you happen to have any of the Railbender Ale?" *just only, the best local beer, EVER

He gave me two six packs.

12 comments:

  1. Yay for winning! Enjoy that massage :)

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  2. Greetings from ICLW, Chiquita!

    Holy ish I never win anything either.. I am insanely jealous that you are no longer part of my sad, sad never-wins-ever group.

    Sidenote, everyone seems to be bringing up massages lately and I seem to be the one adult in the history of ever who has never had a professional massage.. must get on this.

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    1. =O GET IN ON THAT! (Groupon tends to have alot... check 'em out!)

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  3. Yesssssss. Awesome awesome news.

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  4. Railbender, you say? Hmmm...If you ever want to trade local PA beers for local MA beers, let me know. It's a fun way to explore the flavors from different breweries. Happy ICLW!

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    1. oooo sounds like a good deal! I used to live in MA, but wasn't of drinking age then - would love to try some!!

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  5. Hi from ICLW, thanks for stopping by! I never win anything either but would love me a massage right now!

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  6. Ohhhhh so jealous of the massage! I haven't had one in almost a year - I'm in desperate need of one! *works on adding this to my to-do list*

    And the gifs are killing me, I will always love Napoleon Dynamite. :)

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  7. Very nice! I hope it's every bit as wonderful as winning it! Better, even!

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  8. I nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award. To find out more about the rules, the award and what you do check out this post blog. :)
    http://amandaandkennethgriswold.blogspot.com/2012/10/liebster-blog-award.html

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  9. Jealous! I haven't had a massage in so long. Nice work getting the beer, too!

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