Thursday, November 3, 2011

Who is the BIG WINNER of the #MadeinMichigan Hop?

OK, you guys are AWESOME!!!There were a total of879 entries, including the extra entries on my review posts. Now, here's how I picked the winner (hope it makes sense!)

I added up all of the extra entries on the review posts, in the order that I posted. There were only 16 entries total. Then, I added the main giveaway entries (863), which brought the total entries to 879.
Here's where it gets a little weird, and I hope I make sense. First, I went to and plugged in the numbers (1-879). I wanted to see if one of the 16 extra entries won before I went any farther. Well, chose #759.
Now, I had to figure out what number entry that would be... Hmm. Now, I'm pretty sure I did this right. Instead of sitting here counting each entry (which was my first idea - duh!), I took the winning number and subtracted 16 from it (from the extra entries at the beginning.) Now, stick with me!!! The magic number was 743 - the number I am about to look up on the Rafflecopter entries in the main giveaway post. I sure hope it makes sense. If not, please know that I checked and rechecked and eventually counted all of the entries in a row (took forever with Little Guy saying, "Mama! I three now!" every two minutes!) and the number 743 came up again and again. Next time, I'm figuring out how to do this without the extra entries! So, this is "live" - I'm heading to Rafflecopter to find out who the winner is....

UGH! The person didn't leave a Facebook name... OK, back to and my screwy math.
And, 86 - 16 (extra entries) = 70...
Gotta love my wonderful control of the mouse on Paint!
Congrats, Lisa!!!
So, there you have it. I'll be emailing Lisa as soon as I get this posted and she'll have 48 hours to respond to my email. If not, I'll be back on Saturday to do this ALL OVER AGAIN!

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