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I want you to win me a car

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Ordinarily, I don't get to excited about contests, because I can read odds lines.

But I have a 1-in-10 chance of winning a new car, and you can help.

Short version? register here. Then vote for my canvas once a day until May 15. Thanks!

Long version? Nissan Canada is introducing a new compact car—the Cube—and they are promoting it mainly through online means. They picked 500 finalists in their "Hypercube" contest, and they're going to give cars to 50 of them.

I'm one of the 500. The voting you're doing is one (but not the only) component of how they choose the winners.

As for my creative acts, I have three projects going, all linked from that "canvas" page on the Hypercube site. Here they are:

Cubelog: I'm going to wire up this car to auto-blog (no pun intended) every trip it makes, recording GPS, OBD, and camera data at the least.

Drive-In: a DIY drive-in movie theatre, coming soon to a neighbourhood near you.

Cube pro quo: want to really help? Want to get in on the action? This is the project where I give back to you.

Comments

I think it's a clever

I think it's a clever marketing technique, that gets the product seen faster than a TV campaign that costs as much or more, since these cars will be on the road and in peoples faces.

Plus, as a blogger I'm excited by the possibility of having a free vehicle just for being able to do what I do anyway as a hobby (corral bloggers into clicking links).

Great idea! you already won!

Great idea! you already won!

Is it a very good trick :)

Is it a very good trick :)

Its a nice tactic of

Its a nice tactic of marketing. Do this car exist ? Give me the source. Did you check the cars Dubai ? They have cars with diamonds and gold.

You will not need any

You will not need any additional diagnostic equipment to program the generated transponder to the car! It will start an autosnap gd860 directly, even on new FIAT CODE 2 system, also used in PSA Group vehicles! Only you have to write the new file back into the immobilizer system!