50,000 Comments–and We Have a Winner!

And the winner is…

(This post is from Lee Duigon’s blog!!)

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Byron the Quokka here, to announce the winner of our milestone once-in-a-lifetime comment contest! The winner, the reader who posted No. 50,000, which will never happen again, is….trumpets, please!

“Evreilly”! (We know her as Evelyn.) Her comment came in late last night, just as we were packing it in for the day. You can find her comment attached to the post, “My Interview with Lee Strobel”–it’s a great comment, by the way. So Ev wins an official Quokka T-shirt, either in Large (very dark blue) or Extra Large (bright red). All we need from you, mate, is your mailing address: please email it, and tell us your choice of shirts.

Now watch all the comments dry up because the contest is over. I told Lee that wouldn’t happen on my watch, so I’ll have to find some way to keep things hopping.

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Just 82 Comments to Go!

The race is on, everybody!! Full speed ahead!!

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Byron the Quokka here, mates, with the question of the day:

Who’s gonna win the Quokka T-shirt?

Whoever posts Comment No. 50,000 on this blog! And there’s only 82 comments left to go!

Here’s a picture of the shirt. Well, not exactly: couldn’t find a picture showing the shirt in either bright red or dark blue. But you get the general idea.

Quokka T-Shirt | Funny Australian Quokka with Baby You wouldn’t believe how many tries it took me to paste this picture.

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Counting Down (or Up?) to 50,000!

Keep those comments coming!!

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See the source imageToo much excitement for Cousin Romulus. Knocked him right out!

Look at that–just 188 comments to go to reach 50,000. The suspense is killing me!

Byron the Quokka here, mates, and here’s another look at the official and bona fide Quokka T-shirt that the winner will get for posting Comment No. 50,000.

Quokka T-Shirt | Funny Australian Quokka with Baby

All right, the blue shirt we wound up getting is darker than this, but the picture’s the same. We have a bright red shirt in Extra Large and a dark blue in Large.

Here on Rottnest Island, the excitement has reached a fever pitch. Practically every quokka here has got a pretzel in the pool (we don’t use money). No, I won’t tell you who I’ve picked to win. Let’s just say I have a lot of confidence in this reader.

A mere 188 comments to go! That should barely get us through the weekend, eh?

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If You Want to Order Books…

Looking for something good to read, or are you looking for a present for someone? Then the Bell Mountain series is the choice!

(This post is from Lee Duigon’s blog.)

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If you’re looking to order any of my books directly from Chalcedon (the publisher), be advised that for the next few days the Chalcedon office will be cut off from electric power–so you won’t be able to phone in your order. The power company in California, coping with a risk of fire, has cut off power to millions of customers as a preventive measure.

You can still place your order via email. Or buy through amazon.com.

Christmas is coming, folks, and my books make great presents. Ask anyone who’s read them.

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Byron: Only 230 Comments to Go!

We’re getting close to 50,000 comments on Lee Duigon’s blog!! Let’s see who will be the lucky winner!!

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Holy moly, the suspense is killin’ me! In fact, there’s not a quokka here who bothered to go to work today. They’re all glued to their computers, waiting to see who’s going to post Comment No. 50,000 on this blog.

Byron the Quokka here, with the update–and like the man in the headline said, there’s only 230 comments to go, to get to 50,000.

And the winner wins an official and bona fide Quokka T-shirt! Your choice of red (XL) or very dark blue (L). Yeah, I know they’re big. That’s why you can use ’em for nighties. And if they’re too big for you, just imagine how big they are for us. But you can always wear too big somehow; you can’t always wear too small.

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Well, gotta go! One of the quokkas is getting up a pool, and I want to…

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Byron Presents: Bell Mountain Trivia Question No. 18

And here’s another announcement from Byron the Quokka!!

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See the source image(Chomp, chomp…) G’day, mates! Sorry for the delay: couldn’t talk with my mouth full. Byron the Quokka here, with good manners–and Question No. 18 in our Bell Mountain Trivia Contest. Eighteen! Only three left before we have a winner.

Ready? Here it is?

Who denounced the Thunder King and declared God’s judgment on him–in the Thunder King’s own golden hall, in front of all his mardars?

We still have one reader who’s gotten every question right so far, hasn’t missed one of them. I wonder if that person lives with quokkas. We have that effect on humans.

The winner gets an autographed book and the admiration of all the other readers. You can even hold out for the next book, His Mercy Endureth Forever, if you can wait till sometime next year.

P.S.–Don’t forget the BIG comment contest! Only 344 to go, to reach 50,000! Who will win the official…

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‘Stand Up for Jesus’

Stand up, stand up for Jesus!!

“Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” – Ephesians 6:11

“Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.” – 1 Corinthians 16:13 

“For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end.” – Hebrews 3:14

(From Lee Duigon’s blog.)

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Provided by my chess-page colleague, “Ohio Chess Fan”–Stand Up for Jesus, a brisk and forthright hymn from the 1850s, sung by the Celebration Choir. This is the kind of hymn that squishy liberals can’t stand–the kind of hymn the Church needs!

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