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CrackBerry Santa Contest: Win an IOU for a BlackBerry PlayBook this Christmas!

Win an IOU for a BlackBerry PlayBook!
By Kevin Michaluk on 2 Dec 2010 10:25 am EST

Leave a comment for your chance to win a BlackBerry PlayBook!

* December 24th Update: This is it folks, we're into the final hours of our Win an IOU for a BlackBerry PlayBook this Christmas contest. If you haven't left a comment yet for your chance to win, do it now! Good luck to everyone, and MERRY CHRISTMAS! *

We usually get pretty festive here around CrackBerry during the holiday season (I guess when the site's founder lives in Winterpeg that's bound to happen) which means every year we try and come up with an awesome contest to run in December. As deputized CrackBerry Santa I was chatting it over with my Little Helper (pictured above) the other night as to what would be the ultimate gift for a BlackBerry user and abuser to receive under the tree this year. We both decided it would be a BlackBerry PlayBook, but alas, it won't be on sale until 2011. So this year CB Santa is doing the next best thing and giving away an IOU for a BlackBerry PlayBook!

Enter to WIN an IOU for a BlackBerry PlayBook: You have until Midnight PST on Christmas Eve to leave a comment to this blog post to be entered for your chance to win an IOU from CrackBerry Santa for a BlackBerry PlayBook. If you're not a member, you can register for free. As soon as the BlackBerry PlayBook goes on sale in 2011, we'll pick one up from RIM's elves and get it out to out to you. The contest is open worldwide. Please just leave a single comment to this post. GOOD LUCK, and be sure to spread the CrackBerry Holiday Cheer this month!!

Reader comments

CrackBerry Santa Contest: Win an IOU for a BlackBerry PlayBook this Christmas!


Make a little boy's dream come true and throw in a Blackberry Storm 3. Okay I'm being Greedy. P-P-P-Please Pick Me.

IO Crackberry a big thanks for putting this contest out there and getting me a playbook! happy holidays!

Gotta love for great giveaways like this. And people wonder why I stay on this site so much! Good luck to me!!

Amazing Giveaway guys! CrackBerry out does themself again! Merry Christmas everyone! Good luck to all, but I hope I win!

Help Me, Help this site. I would drive up Crackbery hits like crazy if I had a playbook.

This looks like a Win - win situation..... last post until this evening.

Getting ready to bite the bullet on an iPad. I can't wait for the playbook though. iPad for the kids and hopefully the PlayBook for me!!

this would be an awesome Christmas present but with 1100 comments so far, it's unlikely I'll win. CrackBerry4Ever

"All I want for Christmas is my new new new Playbook. And I would thank Mr. Crackberry!"

Ive been a good boy this year Santa, ever since that lump of coal situation last year. Please leave a "playbook" in my stocking ?? Thank you in advance. =)

Its fitting that you guys announce this on the first day of Chanukah. Although I am not Jewish, I think its nice that you guys extended this courtesy.

eh, who cares, bring on the Christmas eve- the excitement is already high, an IOU would make me convulse.

To: Santa Bot 3000 - please, please, please !!!

I've been good,
--well good is a relative term.

I haven't destroyed any galaxies latley.

Wow Hook me up . I dont get alot for the holidays with money being tight and i rather get the kids stuff then my self . but man this would be awesome for xmas / bday present which is in jan

CB Santa, RIM's elves want me to have a very merry BlackBerry Xmas. I've been good all year, your list has been checked twice and a PlayBook is coming to my house!

Dear Santa,

I have been a good boy all year, I think I deserve a great present like this.

Thank you :)

P.S. I will make sure the beer is cold and the wings are hot when you come by to drop this off

I really want to win a Blackberry Playbook tablet device. I've been wanting one since the day the launch date announcement came out from Research In Motion. I think that despite the fact that this device won't be out until sometime early next year, it is a device that will certainly beat the Android tablets or even the iPad as the best tablet device there is so I hope I win one.

I really want to win a Blackberry Playbook tablet device. I've been wanting one since the day the launch date announcement came out from Research In Motion. I think that despite the fact that this device won't be out until sometime early next year, it is a device that will certainly beat the Android tablets or even the iPad as the best tablet device there is so I hope I win one.

I so hope I win this so I can take it around and show it to all of my ipad loving friends. Thanks CB for an awesome contest!

Awesome idea guys. Keep up the great work. The only thing better would be giving away a handful of Playbooks :)

Good luck to all.

ok now you really done it!!! Amazing contest with an amazing prize!!! Good luck to everyone! And wish me luck ahahah!

I really need a Playbook. My husband has an iPad and he won't stop flaunting it in my face. I hate Apple and will NEVER buy an iPad. I want to show my husband how a tablet should REALLY work! My Blackberry 9700 is waiting anxiously for a playmate......! Please pick me!!!!!!!


Dear Santa, I wish you would bring everyone a new playbook for Xmas. Late would be okay. If you only have one, drop it off under my tree, I'll share with everyone. I promise *fingers crossed*

So I'm a little naughty. I deserve one anyway.

Thanks Santa

I nominate myself for this overly worldly and materialistic possession even though i am above all that...

May the best person (read myself...) win

Peace to mankind...

PS - All the comments above mine have been disqualified and comments below me also suffered the same fate..

Nothing would be more blackberryawsomenus than getting a "for free" playbook!
Cross your fingers and toes. . . !

As a techie - who wouldn't want a playbook, another cool gadget to try out. What a great Christmas gift this would be. Good luck to all!

What a Christmas present! If I would win this, my year would be made! I cannot wait till the Playbook comes out! MeMeMe!

I have an archos 5imt and I was just about to buy a archos 70 101 when heard about the playbook so of course you know I'm waiting for it instead, right? Would be nice if I were waiting for crackberry to be sending it to me don't you think Kevin??? Hint hint, nudge nudge!!

I'm just playing with an iPad at work right now, and I can't wait 'til the Playbook comes out to blow the iPad out of the water, wheee :-D

If I win, I promised to change my username to PlayBookThumb!

Happy Holidays Crackberry and RIM..and keep these contests coming....

AWE - - SOME !!!!!!!

This might just be the BEST CrackBerry contest EVER!!!!!!!!

I would soooooo love to win the PlayBook!!!!!!!!

Thanks for another rockin' contest, CB, I love you guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dear Crackberry Santa:

You are amazing for being able to give away such a generous device! I would make total use of it with my 3 jobs.. I'm always on the go!!!

This is a neat way to give to the community way to go CB. Talk about Christmas Spirit. Hope I win. Sure would help me and my building of my non-profit.

OMG I want this so bad my head actually just started to twirl around, it hurt but if I win it will be so worth it! Please blackberry gods, let this be my turn!

I love CrackBerry! This would make things so much easier for school! No more lugging the laptop with the books!

What!? Here is my 1 in a million chance to win it. Contest running that long is bound to have millions of entries!

"Pick me"! I wanna brag about it to my friends with those piss poor ipads!!.....:):):):) hahaha!

I'm here for the playbook but in case I can't get it may I have the Mother Christmas? :P
Merry Christmas everyone!

BlackBerry Playbook here i come. I would love to win this device. I mean im going to buy one anyways.......But Free is always good.

I'd love to have one. Probably won't be able to afford to pick one up for myself until at least next Christmas :( It'd be awesome to win this and have one when they first come out.

I want it sooo hurt that my S2 is not getting OS6 and am still holding on to it....hope i win the Playbook...rock bbm on that baby...

I've been a good boy this year Santa I'm getting married this year so I need something to occupy my time!

i love crackberry's contests' , just hope i can win one someday. the blackbook would be the best christmas gift from santa i could recieve.

All i want for Christmas is a blackberry playbook, a blackberry playbook, a blackberry playbook... Well not all I want but I will settle for it. :-)

Always on the ball, thanks for another great contest.Fingers crossed Santa's helper picks me. Good luck everyone!