Winner -- Drawing for two (2) free tickets for tomorrow night's Harmony Sweepstakes!
- Congratulations to Skawt Wells <swells69@...>, the winner of the
Sweeps tickets! Thanks to the others who participated in the lottery.
Our Big 7 Auditor, www.big7.com (and if you click on that link you should
also try www.gullibleme.com ...), used the official Silicon Valley online a
cappella lottery process, utilizing a highly scalable distributed cluster
of dual-processor Pentium III machines running RH Linux to generate the
lottery winner. Skawt was selected in just under 2 milliseconds, so as we
do more and more of these lotteries, rest assured we'll be able to scale
the infrastructure to millions of winners per day. (Way beyond next year's
projections for a cappella shows.)
Look for Skawt's show summary early next week...
>From: Michael Olivier <michael@...>
>Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 17:41:44 -0700
>Subject: [ba-acappella] Drawing for two (2) free tickets for tomorrow
>night's Harmony Sweepstakes!
>Drawing for two (2) free tickets for tomorrow night's Harmony Sweepstakes!
>These are BAAC's tickets to sweeps that Primarily A Cappella is providing
>free of charge (thanks, John!) as part of the BAAC concert posting
>policy. The show is tomorrow night, 8pm, in San Rafael, and is one of the
>big a cappella events of the year. My apologies for the lateness of this
>... we've decided to offer them to someone in BAAC!
>There is ONE condition -- the lucky recipient(s) will need to write up and
>post a synopsis of the show for those of us unlucky enough to miss
>it. This is not a review or complete coverage necessarily, but something
>that would discuss many of the groups, the flavor of the show, some of the
>highlights, etc. I don't want to put a minimum word count on it, but for
>the $50 value you should be sure to spend more than a few minutes on it
>(and maybe take a few notes at the show). The review will need to be
>posted by next Wed. (5/10).
>To enter (and providing you're ready to write the synopsis afterwards),
>please send an email message to
>...by *tomorrow* (Saturday) morning by 9 AM. I will do a drawing at that
>time and announce the winner.