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Giveaway: Lots-o-loot

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Hello all. It's time for a rather substantial giveaway. There's a catch though, you won't see everything that's being given away on this post. As the days go by I'll be dropping in and adding to the pile of awesome.

First up, we've got a title from excellent manofthem(http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/member.php?u=91647). Portal 2 anyone?

*Images courtesy of other websites*


Remember to come back often and watch for the rest of the prizes! This one will be substantial!

The Requirements:
Join date of June 2012 or earlier.
No requirement on post number of thanks.
Required to have a Steam account, or other account, based upon the game's requirements.
Post, and answer the question: "What keeps you coming back to TPU."
Completely fill out your system specifications.


The Winners:
Will be chosen based upon random choice and unique responses. As the list of prizes cannot be stated, the mixture of the winners will be about even.
Have 24 hours once PM'd at the end of the competition to respond.
Any winner that has not responded will have their prize redrawn for.
Prize selections will be determined upon drawing.

Entry:
One entry per user. Remember to check back though, there seem to be some storm clouds...
Make sure you answer the question, with no regards as to language (as long as it's recognizable by google translate).
Make sure those system specifications are there. Be it Apple, nettop, or a huge rig it's always nice for those offering help to know what they're dealing with.
Contest ends at 12:01 PM (EST North America) on Saturday the first of September.

The Fine Print:
Not affiliated with any commercial or social entities.
Must meet age requirements as necessary for the prizes.
Prize selection is not guaranteed, and no replacements may be chosen.



-Remember the spirit people. Giving back to the community is always appreciated.-
A hint about the next title: Corey Heart would love this protagonist.
 

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Why the Hoff's awesome giveaways of course! :D

That Wiz guy is pretty smart and a great reviewer too.
 
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Because here is the best community, and many free giveaways.
 

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Q. "What keeps you coming back to TPU."
A. 1) Great, friendly, helpful community. I'm as happy to give advice as to receive it, 2) Great reviews by all the reviewers, 3) A chance to see interesting product launches... and also to belittle the "nonsense" products and PR BS that sometimes we see C+P here, 4) Clean quick fast site
 
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what keeps me coming back here? the forums and the forum members. I can honestly say that every question/problem that i have had, W1zz and other forum members have been there with good, insightful responses :D
 

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I was reading on another site the other day, the discussion was about some gpu review, can't remember what exactly, but someone there was saying to "go read the reviews at TPU!" The gist of his comment was that TPU puts more thorough work into their reviews than all other places, and i agree with that. I mean, we have W1zz reviewing everything in depth, putting 2560x and eyefinity resolution into the mix with all the top games= Quality! And That's not limited to gpus, our motherboard and memory reviews are spot on :)toast: to cadaveca), keyboards, headphones, psus... and the list continues to be awesome.

The friendly and helpful spirit is really the deciding factor in actually participating in this great forum. Other places do not have that friendly spirit; many others are condescending and/arrogant, or just downright ridiculous. Many reasons to why TPU is such a great place.

But, the "unlocking of shaders of a 6950" is what originally brought me here before ever even buying the card, and it's all been great since then!
 
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Because TPU has a great variety of people who are willing to help newcomers or veterans alike with their problems and it is the best place for the latest technology news and discussions. Also it has one of the most generous communities I have ever seen in regards to giveaways.

"Better luck next time sucka!"
 
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What keeps me coming back are the members!! Great bunch of people here. If you have a question or a problem there is always someone willing to help out.
 
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This is the only site I return to each and every day, the other sites are meh by comparison :toast:
 
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not entering

but im an addict thats why i keep coming back
 

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Why do I keep coming back? Hell, since joining, I have never left!!!!!

This is by far the most awesome community on the interweb, hands down.

People are awesome, reviews are second to none, information is....well informative, and I have met some real friends that I have never met!!! :p

"Met some real friends that I have never met." :laugh: Not sure that makes any sense, but damn, it is true. Today alone, I BS'd with a couple of, what I consider, friends, and neither of them I have met in person.

This community has been like living in the ultimate neighborhood!!

Cheers said:
Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got.
Taking a break from all your worries, sure would help a lot.

Wouldn't you like to get away?

Sometimes you want to go

Where everybody knows your name,
and they're always glad you came.
You wanna be where you can see,
our troubles are all the same
You wanna be where everybody knows
Your name.

You wanna go where people know,
people are all the same,
You wanna go where everybody knows
your name.

Full Lyrics never actually aired

Making your way in the world today
Takes everything you've got;
Taking a break from all your worries
Sure would help a lot.
Wouldn't you like to get away?

All those night when you've got no lights,
The check is in the mail;
And your little angel
Hung the cat up by it's tail;
And your third fiance didn't show;

Sometimes you want to go
Where everybody knows your name,
And they're always glad you came;
You want to be where you can see,
Our troubles are all the same;
You want to be where everybody knows your name.

Roll out of bed, Mr. Coffee's dead;
The morning's looking bright;
And your shrink ran off to Europe,
And didn't even write;
And your husband wants to be a girl;

Be glad there's one place in the world
Where everybody knows your name,
And they're always glad you came;
You want to go where people know,
People are all the same;
You want to go where everybody knows your name.

Where everybody knows your name,
And they're always glad you came;
Where everybody knows your name,
And they're always glad you came...
Soooooooooo much truth in them lyrics!!!!

That is TechPowerUp!!!!!!!!
 
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Awww shit. Not this kind of question again. My fingers will have an accelerated rate of arthritis due to answering that!

A few questions:

-Whoever enters this contest...will we have the chance to cancel our submissions if the prize revealed doesn't interest us?

-Will you be awarding the prizes based on how many people entered in the beginning for the first prize, then later for the second prize, etc. ?
 
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TPU is my go-to-place for the latest in tech news, aided by the fact that the format of the website is very succinct and easy-to-read. Also, reviews from knowledgeable individuals and help from knowledgeable forum members has me coming back for those not-so-easy choices and problems that can't be solved with a simple Google search.
 
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I can go on and on, but to brief it out i would say the "without techpowerup i wouldnt have the knowledge or things i have today, thanks techpowerup :D".
 

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