[Pdx-pm] [Fwd: Apress User Group Puzzler Promotion]
perl-pm at joshheumann.com
Fri Apr 1 12:03:44 PST 2005
Dear Apress User Group,
This May, Apress will award a SONY PLAYSTATION PORTABLE to one lucky
How do you win? Apress has a fun puzzle for you to solve: the Apress
User Group Puzzler. And the catch is that you are going to create the
puzzle. (Please share this announcement with ALL registered members of
your user group.)
Here's how it works: The entire month of April, we're sponsoring a
promotion open to participation from all Apress registered user group
members who reside in the United States and Canada. The competition
involves creating a small crossword puzzle. By May 27, 2005, Apress will
notify the chosen winner by e-mail.
Please create a five-up/five-down crossword puzzle incorporating ten
different Apress and friends of ED author last names (no first names
allowed; last names only). You can easily create clever questions by
browsing through both of our websites, www.apress.com and
www.friendsofed.com. When you're ready to submit your puzzle, visit the
Apress User Group Puzzler submission page,
Here's a sample question: "A Yale graduate, and project manager for the
Microsoft Excel developer team, he 'blogs' his way to fame." (Answer:
Spolsky). See-it'll be fun to create your own Apress Puzzler!
Rules and other details: Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
Only one puzzle submission per person. Puzzles must be written in
English. Promotion is open to participation from all Apress registered
user group members who reside in the United States and Canada. Puzzles
must be submitted by April 30, 2005. By May 27, 2005, Apress will notify
the chosen winner by e-mail.
Winner agrees to allow Apress to reproduce and display the winning
puzzle. Nonregistered user groups may first register at
http://www.apress.com/userGroups/ to become eligible to enter the
Apress looks forward to reading all of your submissions! Good luck.
Apress User Group Liaison
janet at apress.com
(510) 549-5930 (x 121)
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