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Big Mike Challenge - Win a iPad or tablet...

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iPad is here

the iPad was delivered a few minutes ago and am in the process of setting it up. Thank you Mike.

Betsy and I both look forward to getting used to this new toy. She is more excited about it than I am.

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the iPad was delivered a few minutes ago and am in the process of setting it up. Thank you Mike.

Betsy and I both look forward to getting used to this new toy. She is more excited about it than I am.

It should be iPad 2. If it is just iPad, then you're 2 pads behind. In any case, welcome to Apple world.

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It is an iPad 2.

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the iPad was delivered a few minutes ago and am in the process of setting it up. Thank you Mike.

Betsy and I both look forward to getting used to this new toy. She is more excited about it than I am.

Hey Mike,

It's been a week or so, and I was curious about your first impressions on your iPad2. Got any pictures or thoughts you can share?

Thanks,
Gary

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Hey Mike,

It's been a week or so, and I was curious about your first impressions on your iPad2. Got any pictures or thoughts you can share?

Thanks,
Gary

Certainly the little fella is easy to use. It's a bit different for an old PC guy, more like using a smartphone. However, it's nice to sit in front of the TV and read futures.io (formerly BMT) forums without causing a meltdown in my lap. However, there are times that I really want to look at charts or do some programming and for that I need a laptop or go to my office in the next room.

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How many of you are ready for me to start another iPad journaling contest? If I started it for June, how many of you would participate (same rules as before, see post #1)?

Trying to gauge if I should do it in June or wait another couple months.

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How many of you are ready for me to start another iPad journaling contest? If I started it for June, how many of you would participate (same rules as before, see post #1)?

Trying to gauge if I should do it in June or wait another couple months.

Mike

Wow, really???



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Wow, really???



Mike

Well, how about the 'most improved'? Or something with a spin?

I think most people voted for who they thought was the most profitable or the most interesting, but not really about the 'journal' input itself. Just me maybe..

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The winner will be chosen by poll this time, unlike last time, so the voter can decide on whatever basis he chooses.

Mike

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I think I would like to enter. I could use an Ipad and as it stands, it seems I would win by default!

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