Based on (semi)true events:
Nov 28th, 2011 started off as a typical Miserable Monday for me. Not too excited to be about work after a long and festive Thanksgiving weekend. After my initial cup of coffee, things seemed to be the much of same. Blah, blah, blah. Report, report, report. It wasn't until the lunch time drew closer and closer when I decided to check my Facebook (at work, don't tell my boss). I scroll down, typical updates "I'm miserable, I hate Mondays", "I never get a good night's rest", typical song/life quote that someone stole from a mind more superior than the person who copied+pasted as their status. Whatever, so as I'm scrolling down, I see that BtB posted a new story, "cool. I'll check it out later on," I say to myself. Further down I see another BtB article with the title with my name and Facebook default picture on it. Not really noticing it at first, I scroll further down. "wait a second, WHAT?!" I frantically scroll back up to see the article titled "Announcing the Winner to the BTB Ticket Giveaway For Cowboys-Cardinals Game" (which by the way, I completely forgot I even entered that contest 10 days prior to the announcement) with my Facebook default and name in ALL CAPS bold
letters. "No [flippin'] way!!!!!!" I jumped from my seat and did a little shuffle resembling that gold robot from the LMFAO music videos [ok maybe I lied about the shuffling part]
Anyway, A.D.D is setting in so I have to kind of cut this shorter than I want to. So here I am trying to get someone to notice that I'm commenting and trying to claim my prize, whether it's on the BtB frontpage writeup, on the Facebook post. SOMEWHERE. ANYWHERE. Eventually I did get a hold of a BtB frontpage writer. Lucky me, sigh of relief. As I'm commenting all over that frontpage article as other BtB members are congratulating me and I'm of course thanking them for their support. After constant emails back and forth between BtB writers, a SBN rep, and the sponsor. It now looks as though I will be on a loooong 18 hr road trip to see our beloved Cowboys in Arizona, at 2:15. They're an awfully tough opponent. But anyway, trying to stay on track here is tough, I'm on a time leash. My itinerary includes a 2 night stay at the Embassy Suites, an autograph signing with Mr Jay Rat, Gerald Sensabaugh, and Cowboys Alumni Kenny Gant on MAXIMUM SPORTS CONNECTION RADIO ROAD SHOW hosted by Mickey Spagnola, pre-game tailgating party, and "Lower level seats" (which I'm not sure exactly WHERE I'll be sitting at, but I'm assuming, since the contest is held by a sponsor of the Cowboys, Maximum Sports Fitness, that the seats will be by the Cowboys sideline somewhere). I am SO stoked for this trip, I have been waiting for an opportunity to leave this city for awhile now and this was just absolutely perfect. Just wanted to say THANKS times a billion BtB! I hardly ever comment on here, but I'm on this website reading every article and every comment you guys leave on here. Oh and by the way, this is my first Fanshot and will be creating a second upon my return from this trip and it will also include pics. THANKS BtB!!Heh. Not bad for someone who probably hasn't won $5 in scratch offs.
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