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    Quote Originally Posted by jimimck View Post
    Awesome Dave!!!!!!!!

    You now have two minutes to collect your prize or else we will need to redraw another winner.....
    I second that emotion!!!!!


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    Congrats to Dave!

    Maybe I missed it somewhere, but how about someone providing details about WHAT exactly he won...

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    http://www.thedarktower.org/palaver/...570#post603570

    Stephen King has agreed to personalize and sign a book for our Grand prize drawing winner!

    We have a very special book that once personalized by King will likely be a one of a kind.
    I won't reveal the book yet, but here are the details for the Grand Prize drawing:


    Anyone who donates $10 (Paypal, cash, check, accepted auction item) or more to our 2011 Haven Foundation Fundraiser receives one entry into the drawing. The Paypal widget at the top of each screen is the easiest way to donate, use the drop down box next to the "Give" button to choose $10 or more. You may donate more than $10, and you may donate more than once (and we would appreciate it), but for the Grand Prize ONLY, the limit is one entry per person. Cutoff to donate and be entered is 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time May 19, 2011.

    For our other giveaway items it will be a weighted drawing. EVERY $10 donation puts the donors name in the drawing one time. If you make seven $10 donations, your name will go in the drawing pool seven times.
    Staff members, as well as owners and employees of Specialty King publishers are ineligible for the Grand Prize, but can be entered into the regular drawing. Patrick and I are ineligible for any all prizes.

    More news to come.....


    Sneak Preview:

    Glenn Chadbourne did full page original art on TWO pages of a Cemetery Dance Gift edition of Full dark, No Stars. He also dated and numbered the art. We have higher resolution pics coming, but here is a sneak preview. (BTW, try and decipher the writing on the page next to the rats head on the second remarque).





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    16 "Rats"??? Hot damn, that takes the cake, I think!!!!!


    Beautiful!!!!! Lucky, lucky man, Dave!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    EDIT: Plus seven on the second drawing. "23" in total!!!!!!

    Edit II: Personalization Idea: "You're certainly no "Rat", Dave!!!! SK


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    Maybe next year - Stephen could offer up his personal email address to the winner. I'd donate to win that prize!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimimck View Post
    Maybe next year - Stephen could offer up his personal email address to the winner. I'd donate to win that prize!
    As long as we're dreaming, I'd LOVE to be a named character in his next book and get a signed one to boot!!!!. Didn't he do something like that for UTD? Can't beat Wizardsrainbow as the Artists "Father Callahan" though. That is way cool!!!!!!!!!

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    OK, Many minutes have passed, no claim. Draw again!!!!!!!


    LOL LOL

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    Named in a book. Now you're talking (or dreaming as the case may be)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin1958 View Post
    As long as we're dreaming, I'd LOVE to be a named character in his next book and get a signed one to boot!!!!. Didn't he do something like that for UTD? Can't beat Wizardsrainbow as the Artists "Father Callahan" though. That is way cool!!!!!!!!!
    Are you talking about being a character in one of his novels? He did that for Cell before it was published, with the winner's money being donated to charity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin1958 View Post
    As long as we're dreaming, I'd LOVE to be a named character in his next book and get a signed one to boot!!!!. Didn't he do something like that for UTD? Can't beat Wizardsrainbow as the Artists "Father Callahan" though. That is way cool!!!!!!!!!
    Are you talking about being a character in one of his novels? He did that for Cell before it was published, with the winner's money being donated to charity.
    Okay yeah. I thought it was UTD for some reason.

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    Huge congrats, Dave!! I'm so jealous!!


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    Congrats Dave! Though I am a bit sad

    What day is the drawing of the secondary prizes (if it has been announced yet) ?
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    I will likely draw the winners for the other prizes tomorrow or Thursday. I had surgery today and my pain killers keep me a bit fuzzy.
    FYI, rather than create over 200 physical tickets I am assigning each person a number/group of numbers in a spreadsheet. I will then use an online random integer generator to "pull" the winning numbers.

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    Thank you for the update and explaining how the drawing will go. I hope you have a swift recovery
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Road Virus View Post
    Thank you for the update and explaining how the drawing will go. I hope you have a swift recovery
    He damn well better!!!!





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    Haha I am not anxious at all (I've asked about both drawings but you know, knowledge is power )
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    Thanks everyone , I am floored at winning the grand prize. Will definately post pics when I receive the book. Thanks to Jerome and everyone else here involved, thanks to Brian and Cemetery Dance, Glenn Chadbourne and of course Stephen King (feel like I am making an Oscar speech). I am trully honored to win such a fantastic prize.

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    Congratulations, Dave! Glad to see that such an all-around great guy and supporter of the annual fundraisers has won this year's top prize!

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    congrats Dave!!! What a great prize!!!!
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    Congrats Dave!!!!!!
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    The book should be in Dave's hands today or tomorrow. These are the images of the art and King's inscriptions:






    Congratulations Dave.
    Wait until you hear what we have in store for this year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    The book should be in Dave's hands today or tomorrow. These are the images of the art and King's inscriptions:






    Congratulations Dave.
    Wait until you hear what we have in store for this year
    Even more rats???????????????????????





    That is one AWESOME book, my friend. Very envious!!!! Kudo's to Jerome for seeing through the long and arduous process!!! He is one dedicated "El Jefe" and "Oy" is one lucky winner!!!!


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    Oy..... Dave
    Congratulations !


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    Congratulations! Very nice!
    Wanted list:
    The girl who loved tom gordon ARC with King's letter
    The Plant #3 Unsigned.

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