Note: As always, our prize list can be found on our "Stupid Prizes Page
"Check it out to see past prizes and contest winners.
The items below show the prizes that you can win at Community-Credit this month(December 2008 ). You can have a chance at earning one of these prizes by contributing to the development community
this month. Simply log your contributions (points awarded for over 100 types of contributions
) and the geeks with the most points at the end of December 2008 Contest will win one of the prizes shown below. You can also see the past winners and prizes on our Stupid Prize Page.But first... a word from our Sponsor: StupidCubicle.com
This month we are happy to have a brand new sponsor. It is our sister site, StupidCubicle.com
. The site only has a few products right now, but they are cool products. Be sure to give them some love. Drop us an email and let us know what you think. Onto this Month's Prizes...Grand Prize: Video EyeWear
Basically these space age shades are your very own take anywhere 50 inch movie screen. Weighing in at just 68g, ezVision Video specs plug into your iPod Video or any portable video/movie/DVD player and screens your movies in such a way that it seems as though you're looking at a huge screen. They allow you to zone out from the world around you and get right into the movie, slide show, or whatever. There are retractable headphones that are built into the arms of the specs, so you can truly plug-in and zone-out. Watch movies in bed without disturbing your better half, chill out on the train in front of a top film, or plug in in-flight and free yourself from those horrible little seat-back screens.
1st Prize: Star Wars Darth Vader USB Hub
Embrace the dark side every day with this animated Darth Vader USB hub.
His eyes light up red as he moves his head from side to side and performs his trademark heavy breathing. Push button activation or select random intervals throughout the day. Plug a peripheral in and Vader activates to the sound of a light saber.
2nd Prize: Personal Soundtrack Shirt
The Personal Soundtrack Shirt is an amazing new wearable audio solution that features a working speaker embedded into the front of the shirt. When you push the appropriate button on the pocketable remote you get music or sound effects appropriate for any situation... everything from drum roll, to cat call whistle, to western showdown. Check out the chart below to see the extensive list of built in sounds and suggestions on using them for dramatic punctuation in your everyday life.
Personal Soundtrack T-Shirt In Action
3rd Prize: Lego Calendar
Supplied in three blocks displaying day, month and year which can, thanks to their Lego
brick type design be assembled at will, each yellow, white and red block measures in at 80mm square with the click over display being changeable with a simple depression of each of the blocks.
4th Prize: Puzzle Calendar
Your desktop calendar. Look at it. All plain and vanilla-boring. Blue squares on white paper, perhaps scribbled with dentist appointments or Mom's birthday. Maybe there's a cute calico-kitten-photo above that says "Hang in there!" It's enough to make you want to rethink your very existence.
Lucky for you, the calendar you use to keep track of days of the week and major events is made from puzzle tiles. Not only does the Puzzle Calendar keep your brain wrapped around your busy schedule, but it keeps your fidgety fingers occupied - it's got the added bonus of letting you play with puzzle tiles while on the job.
5th Prize: Despair, Inc. 2009 Custom Calendar
Each calendar is a work of staggering depression and includes twelve Demotivators and chock filled with a plethora of depressing dates. We've meticulously combed through the annals of important techie dates and presents them to you in this one-of-a-kind 200 calendar from Despair, Inc.
Some sample dates of import:
- August 4th, 1997 - Skynet goes online. After starting a nuclear war, sends Terminators into the past.
- May 22nd, 1973 - Ethernet invented. Thus begins the ascendancy of the geek.
- September 19th - Talk like a pirate day.
- March 10th, 2000 - The Dot Com Bubble bursts. ROFLCOPTER.
- July 9th, 1982 - Theatrical release of TRON. Always remember arcade culture. Always.
- July 5th, 1687 - Newton's Principia is published. Math classes now more difficult with the introduction of this new fangled calculus stuff.
- November 16th, 1952 - Shigeru Miyamoto's birthday. As a baby, he enjoys collecting coins.
- October 4th, 2004 - SpaceShipOne wins the Ansari X Prize for private spaceflight. Flying car still not invented.
- June 20th - It's International Take Your Dog To Work Day. Mailmen rejoice.
- April 4th, 1984 - Winston Smith begins his diary.
- April 23rd - International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day -
- And dozens and dozens more!
6th Prize: USB Powered Cow Slippers
With this USB Heating Slippers, you don't need to worry your feet getting chilled anymore when you are working in front of the computer. Just plug it into the USB port to heat it up. Moreover, you can unplug the USB cable if you want to walk away from your PC. Its separated USB cable design allows you to wear it freely.
7th Prize: The Plug Mug
If your fed up with your co-workers pinching your favourite coffee mug, then you need one of these fun Plug Mug’s. This fun mug has a hole in the side, and a matching plug that fits the hole, pull the plug out and no one can use the mug as the liquid will pour out this side.
8th Prize: The Star Trek Cookbook
Is there one food that humans, Klingons, Bajorans, and Vulcans would like? If so, what would it taste like? How would you prepare it? Could you find all the ingredients locally?
This is the task that faces Neelix, chef for the U.S.S. Voyager™, every time he takes on the challenge of trying to feed its crew of 140 food critics. But over the course of their journey, Neelix's learned a few tricks of the trade. He had to, just as a matter of self-preservation.
Ethan Phillips, in the persona of Neelix, and William J. Birnes, the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Day After Roswell, throw wide the vaults of interstellar haute cuisine, revealing for the first time the secret preparation techniques behind all those exotic dishes and drinks. The favorite foods of characters from every Star Trek series and movie are here, all adapted for easy use in twentieth-century kitchens. The Star Trek Cookbook also features a complete guide for whipping up the all the drinks served at Quark's.
Fun, and easy to use, the Star Trek Cookbook is your indispensable guide to the food of the stars!
9th Prize: The Mario and Duck Hunt NES Cartridge Clock
Made with an original Nintendo Mario/Duck Hunt Cartridge, this clock is sure to be the coolest clock in the cubicle farm.. This upcycled clock stands 5 1/4 inches high by 4 1/2 wide and has a quartz motor and brass hands. Stand on it's own or use velcro on back to mount on a cubicle wall.
10th Prize: The Encyclopedia Shatnerica
Actor, singer, director, novelist, horseman, game-show host, spoken-word performer, legendary Hollywood lothario - is there anything William Shatner can’t do? Beam aboard the starship Irreverent you get taken on a guided tour of the Emmy-winning entertainment icon’s universe. And it's a universe more twisted than a Tholian Web and more dense than the Mutara Nebula.
Inside you’ll find more than fifty years of major film, TV, and stage appearances (from Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Twilight Zone to Star Trek, T. J. Hooker, and Boston Legal); Shatner’s many musical misadventures, including his legendary covers of Rocket Man and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds; scandalous allegations and scathing anecdotes from Star Trek costars; plus more girdle, divorce, and toupee trivia than you can shake a phaser at! Fully updated for the first time in ten years, with all-new material on Denny Crane, Nerine Kidd, Iron Chef USA, and more! The Encyclopedia Shatnerica remains the definitive biography of an entertainment icon.
Reference - Shatner
11th Prize: Nano-Tech Japanese Aqua Drop Game
You've no doubt heard about how nano materials are going to revolutionize our existence on earth... but frankly we've seen none of the microscopic robots and superconductive microprocessors we were promised. Fortunately Bandai Japan has stepped in to reveal that the real purpose of nano materials is to become our frivolous playthings as we continue our journey to master the universe. Bandai's amazing Aqua Drop game features an internal nano surface that causes water to hyper-bead using "Adesso WR", a nano-tech agent invented and patented by Nikka Kagaku Co., Ltd. Japan.
Simply insert some water into the top of the Aqua Drop using the included dropper. Instantly the water turns into tiny beads that race across the surface in an unnaturally fast manner as you tilt the Aqua Drop from side to side. With the reduced friction the natural surface tension of the water takes over to create some unusual liquid dynamics. The challenge is to collect the water into all of the dimples in the board... easier said than done of course.
12th Prize: USB Moody Light 4-Port Hub
USB Moody Light 4-Port Hub allows you to connect 4 different USB devices at the same time. Lights soothe mood, the changing light gives you sensation of relaxation. It brings harmony to your workplace and calms your mind
13th Prize: Super Mario Cufflinks
You can choose to have a matching pair of red or green Mario Mushroom cufflinks or go for a combo pair with one green and one red.
14th Prize: USB Revolving Hub
USB 180° Revolving 4-Port Hub II allows you to connect 4 different USB devices at the same time. In addition, the colourful design helps to decorate your desk.