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Etsy-versary giveaway!

September 10th, 2009

This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered — I really enjoyed reading all your random facts! Congratulations to John Derek Racine for winning the $50 spree!

On Friday, my etsy shop will be one year old. The m-porium is chugging along, slowly & steadily — just last week, I sold my first two tees to Europe!

To celebrate my first 365 days of online-shoppification, I’d like to invite you to enter my etsy-versary giveaway — the winner will win a $50 credit in my shop, and I’ll cover the shipping to wherever they are in the world.


Leave a comment here telling me one random fact about yourself (may as well make this entertaining, right?).

How to get additional entries:

  1. join my facebook group and let me know you’ve done so; if you’re already a member, let me know.
  2. follow me on twitter and let me know you’ve done so; if you already do, just let me know. Either way, include your @name.
  3. tweet about this giveaway — make sure to include @mchenwears and the link “…”, and leave a link to the tweet.


Make sure you let me know how many entries you qualify for so that I can credit you with the correct number of ballots; feel free to put it all in one consolidated comment or in separate shots.

Nitty gritty:

  • I will collect all the entries in an Excel spreadsheet, then use an online random number generator to pick a winner
  • Entries accepted until Thursday, Sept. 17th, 11:59 p.m. EST, at which point I’ll draw a winner
  • ***Don’t forget to leave me an email address in your entry/entries so I can reach you if you win***
  • Anyone can participate!

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  1. Harty
    September 17th, 2009 at 13:06 | #1

    Word. I’m in. And I’m also all up in your Facebook bidness.

    Random fact: Bruce Springsteen once almost ran me over in his car.

  2. Pippa Payne
    September 17th, 2009 at 14:08 | #2

    Wooohooo! Happy year one! Very exciting

  3. Pippa Payne
    September 17th, 2009 at 14:12 | #3

    @Pippa Payne
    forgot my random fact: I obviously don’t follow instructions well.
    oh and i organize my cds and closet by colour. I refuse to believe this is OCD, it is simply waaay more aesthetically pleasing.

  4. Carrie
    September 17th, 2009 at 14:37 | #4

    Hi! I follow you on twitter (@brightcaroline) and am a facebook fan (Carrie Damen)

    random fact…

    I never never never run the dryer without cleaning the lint trap first. never. my dad succeeded in training me that way. :)

  5. September 17th, 2009 at 15:03 | #5

    Happy Etsyversary! Wishing you another year of much success!
    Random fact: Whenever I see condensation I feel compelled to inscribe the number four into it. Weird.
    I am already a member of your F.B. group.
    Michele (snazzmc@gmail.com)

  6. JD
    September 17th, 2009 at 15:30 | #6

    Happy Anniversary. When I was 10 I was approached to be a stunt kid in movies, a cool offer but i turned it down, it was my first experience realizing there were a lot of cool, unusual jobs out there in the world.

  7. Matt
    September 17th, 2009 at 17:16 | #7

    m chen wears forms an increasingly large portion of my wardrobe. i’ll become an uncle within the next few days, and my niece or nephew will be wearing baby m chen wears!

    random fact: when i see numbers, they have specific colours associated with them

  8. Sully
    September 17th, 2009 at 17:49 | #8

    Random fact: I am leaving tomorrow morning on my honeymoon to NYC. Highlights will include: Jets vs Patriots, Dave Matthews Concert and fine dining at The London – Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant.

  9. September 17th, 2009 at 19:31 | #9

    My Random Fact- I never drink to the bottom of a glass or bottle. You could line up 100 glasses I’ve drank from and they’ll always have the same amount in the bottom. The one exception to this is wine glasses- those I’ll lick out if it didn’t gross people out!
    I already follow you on Twitter @CLBuchananPhoto
    I’m RT as I’m typing this.
    OK I’m back- just joined your facebook group

  10. Hali
    September 17th, 2009 at 19:39 | #10

    Yay Em Chen.

  11. September 17th, 2009 at 19:42 | #11

    -random fact…i love tetris
    -i follow you on twitter:)
    -i am now a member of your facebook group, yay!
    -tweet tweet: http://twitter.com/3rdLife

  12. Martin
    September 17th, 2009 at 20:46 | #12

    Hey Em,

    - random fact – my son was sporting “we all fall down” on a recent hike in Gatineau Park.
    - I follow you on twitter @fixedgear74
    - I am a member of your facebook group.
    - quack quack – http://twitter.com/fixedgear74/statuses/4068684366

  13. Liam McNamara
    September 17th, 2009 at 20:58 | #13

    Hey Em!
    I’m Logann’s Brother.
    We met on my whirlwind tour in Ottawa.
    I an also a fan of yours on Facebook! so….. you should give me more ballets! *hehe*
    It was great meeting you and Logann and I are big fans of your work.

    Hope this all goes well for you and congrats for being online for a year!


  14. Liam McNamara
    September 17th, 2009 at 21:02 | #14

    Random fact!
    I eat more katchup then is necessarily healthy for one person to consume…. and my doctor wonders about my high blood pressure! Ha!
    Heinz 57 is my Kryptonite!

  15. Liam McNamara
    September 17th, 2009 at 21:06 | #15

    By Katchup I of course mean Ketchup…. okay I’ll stop commenting now.
    I’m officially cutting myself off!

  16. Caitlin
    September 17th, 2009 at 21:38 | #16

    Random fact: I locked myself on the roof of a library as a child in the middle of the St. John’s winter. I pondered jumping off the roof but it was high so I ended up sitting there until some snowboarders felt sorry for me and got a security guard who yelled at me for a really long time.

    I already follow you on Twitter.
    I will RT right now
    and facebooking after I re-tweet.

    Happy one year anniversary :)

  17. September 17th, 2009 at 22:42 | #17

    Happy Etsy-Versary!

    Random: I have had 4 hamsters in my life, all of them named Hammy except for one who suddenly got lumpy a week after he was purchased and needed to be renamed Hammy Guy.

    I follow you on twitter & I’m a facebook fan & I tweeted about your contest too. :D

  18. Ian Robertson
    September 17th, 2009 at 22:57 | #18

    Random fact: I procrastinate to the last moments of contests :)

    @MadGoat on twitter

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