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#1 Edited by Droop (1870 posts) -

Hello Giantbomb.

I recently returned from a vacation to the States, and bought 3 MS Points cards while I was over there. However, I was dumb enough not to read the back of the card. Basically the cards won't work for me.

So, I thought why not give them away to 3 lucky American community members of this fine site. Just in time for Summer of Arcade as well!

If you want a chance to win one of these cards here's what you have to do:

1. Be American / Have an US-region Xbox Profile (Please don't apply if you're not because the card won't work)

2. Post in this thread before Monday August 1st 2011 1pm PDT. (Used to be the 2nd)

I'll pick 3 of you by random somehow and PM you the code.

Good luck!


I use http://www.random.org/ to generate 3 random numbers between 1 and 182. Counting the opening post as 1 and so forth.

The three lucky numbers are:




Meaning the winners are:




Congratulations to the winners! And thanks everyone for playing.

#2 Posted by CitizenKane (10506 posts) -

Count me in!

#3 Posted by Ninjakid7396 (291 posts) -
I want to win!
#4 Posted by cabelhigh (245 posts) -

So do I!

#5 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

I want to win! 

#6 Posted by Green_Incarnate (1788 posts) -

I want to win! Amurrica!

#7 Posted by Icicle7x3 (1180 posts) -

I can smell those points already.

#8 Posted by h83r (470 posts) -

Wow, sucks that you can't use them, dude. Are they more expensive where you live that caused you to buy these in the States? But yes, I'd love to be in the running for these points. Thanks for this.

#9 Posted by ssj4raditz (1125 posts) -

I'm game!

#10 Posted by BeefyGrandmole (349 posts) -

I want to win TO THE MAX! i can get insanely twisted shadow planet :D

#11 Posted by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

I'm in!   
And I just wanted to say that I think that all people from Denmark are beautiful!

#12 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

Red White and Blue. Count me in.

#13 Posted by itsmadness (143 posts) -

Sure, I'm in.

#14 Posted by ShaggE (6452 posts) -

Ooh, fun!

#15 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -

I am up for winning.... or losing. Whichever :)

#16 Posted by Vexed (313 posts) -

Alright, sure.  Cool thing for you to do, duder.

#17 Posted by BabyChooChoo (4496 posts) -

Awwwwwwwwwwwwww yeah

#18 Posted by Aerobie (104 posts) -

I would like some MS points.

#19 Posted by Kibblez (702 posts) -


#20 Posted by Prince_of_Space (82 posts) -

Luck be a lady tonight!

#21 Posted by ajamafalous (11992 posts) -

I didn't know points cards were region-locked. Seems like a strange design choice.

Anyway, I'd love to pick up Bastion if I win.

#22 Posted by nail1080 (1975 posts) -


#23 Posted by Guyzea (816 posts) -

I'd like to test my luck!! If you pick me, you'd be helping out Greg Kasavin and everyone else over at Supergiant Games because I'll be buying Bastion!!

#24 Posted by mikeeegeee (1559 posts) -

Dude, sweet. I wanna play!

#25 Posted by iDarktread (1206 posts) -


#26 Posted by dungbootle (2457 posts) -


#27 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

America, huh? Sure, I'm American. I really love striped stars and bimackerel government.

#28 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

Count me in, I'm as American as they come.

One of the few things more American than myself
#29 Posted by natetodamax (19205 posts) -

I would love to have 1600 points!!!

#30 Posted by Simulacrum (462 posts) -

I'd like a chance to win please.

#31 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

i will roll the dice

#32 Posted by bushpusherr (782 posts) -

I am American.  My tag is bushpusherr. 
1600 points will earn you your own personal beard sponsor. 

#33 Posted by innacces14 (735 posts) -

I for one welcome our *your nationality* overlords and their charitable regard of free Microsoft Points. I wants points, please! =D

#34 Posted by HariHazler (12 posts) -

I'll give it a shot.

#35 Posted by DougQuaid (1274 posts) -

Count me in. I want some points!

#36 Posted by JJWeatherman (14558 posts) -

I'd looooove to win! :D

I'm so broke. Also:

#37 Posted by hinderk (685 posts) -

I'm in

#38 Posted by TomP (52 posts) -

Let's do this.

#39 Posted by Crono11 (1648 posts) -

I like free stuff. 

#40 Posted by rentfn (1280 posts) -

I live in America!! And would love to pick up Bastion or Insane shooter thingy do.

#41 Posted by BaneFireLord (2935 posts) -


#42 Posted by Goboard (103 posts) -

Count me in.

#43 Posted by brodywb (190 posts) -

I would like some free points

#44 Posted by ky326 (255 posts) -

Entering contest now!

#45 Posted by AmishTechSupport (38 posts) -


#46 Posted by Potter9156 (941 posts) -

Free stuff is always good.

#47 Posted by pieman32 (163 posts) -


#48 Posted by Kyreo (4600 posts) -

SIgn Me Up!

#49 Posted by Xolare (1283 posts) -

Gimme dem points

#50 Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6190 posts) -

Cool! Thanks for the opportunity, OP.