Saturday, June 7, 2008

Contest Announcement

I just opened a bottle of Virgil's rootbeer in celebration of a completed thesis rough draft! The preliminary stats include: 5 chapters, 126 pages, 1544 hours, and 431 dirty diapers. I still have lots of editing to do and I need to add bits here and there (a couple of tables and figures), but it looks like I might actually meet the graduation deadlines!

To my dedicated readers who continued to check my blog when it appeared to be abandoned:
I am announcing The Word Count Contest. Here are the details: I'll post the number of pages in my submitted thesis around the 20th of June. You will then have approximately two weeks to post your comments guessing the number of words in my thesis (according to the word count tool in Microsoft Word). On the date of my thesis defense (hopefully around the 2nd of July) I will post the number of words in my thesis along with the subsequent winner of the contest! The grand prize will include a free copy of my thesis! Just kidding. It will probably be some crafty thing that I have been dying to make for the past couple of months.

8 comments:

Tyler, Amy and Kate Waterfall said...

Way to go, Tenille! You are going to finsih that thing. We are proud of your hard work.

Critchlow said...

You're on...can't wait to claim my prize.

Dinner with the Cannons...Dinner with the Cannons.

(man that comes off as really wierd!)

Texas Harveys said...

I love contest. Can't wait to guess!

Also we'll be in Utah August 9th to the 29th...when do you want to see us? =]

karla said...

Hooray! I'm so glad you get to start crafting again! I'll be checking back for the contest...

Jeff said...

I'm in. I love calculating.

Jen Alonso said...

LOL....you should throw in an e-copy of the thesis as well!!!! That's a prize in and of itself ;)

Ben & Alyssa said...

HAHA.. that sounds like fun. Ben already has some ideas on how to win this contest :)

Jason, Natashia, and baby Tyson said...

WOW that is original! All I can say is that you are amazing.. you write a thesis and then you want to have a contest... you are SUPER!