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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 6:50:40 AM(UTC)
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Why today for an announcement? To answer that, today would have been Nick’s 32nd birthday and rather than be sad I wanted to mark the day with something positive. It is also my Grandma’s 75th birthday.

One of PackersHome’s intentions is to give Packers fans a unique experience, something that isn't found on your everyday run-of-the-mill internet communities. With that said, we’re going to talk a little bit about Trophies, and MintBaconDrivel.


Trophies
You may have noticed a few within the community have suddenly had trophies displayed in their userbox under their avatar. These trophies are given to those who have placed 3rd or better in the annual PackersHome contests over the last five years. Over said period of time we have held a Pick’em league through an Excel spreadsheet (that was a pain!) and Yahoo!. We have held Fantasy Football on ESPN, Yahoo! and FleaFlicker and we have also held NCAA March Madness tournaments on ESPN and Yahoo!

Current Contests and Platform
  • Fantasy Football will continue to be held on FleaFlicker.com

  • NCAA March Madness will continue to be held on Yahoo.com

  • NFL Pick'em will now be held right here at PackersHome.com with the application we have developed. Best part, no additional registration needed!



Trophies page
Up above, you'll notice a new page titled "trophies". You can see all the past winners as well as 2nd and 3rd place finishers. We are still trying to peg down the full 3 place finalists for some of the contests.



Prizes
Starting with the winners of the 2013 PackersHome NFL Pick’em and Fantasy Football, each will receive Green Bay Packers memorabilia. Pretty damn cool huh?

You certainly know PackersHome is a strictly Not For Profit (never have we accepted any of the numerous - and generous - donation offers) website so where is this money coming from? No, Kevin didn’t win the lottery. Crying

The last few months we have been experimenting with Sponsor ads for Guests (people not logged in) and the money earned isn’t much, but it should be enough to purchase and ship three items per year. If not, we will foot the bill because without the community at PackersHome, there is no PackersHome and this is our way of saying thank you.



MintBaconDrivel
The relentless effort of MintBaconDrivel to bring all of the best Packers news and articles to PackersHome effectively makes PackersHome your one stop shop for everything Packers. When news breaks, MintBaconDrivel will have it here for you to see within minutes! That’s impressive!!




We at PackersHome thank you for making this site as great and special as it is. We will continue to provide more and more features while we enjoy watching the Packers win their 14th, 15th, 16th …etc NFL Championships! Go Pack Go!


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User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#2 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 7:11:01 AM(UTC)
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IMPRESSIVE!
Offline play2win  
#3 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 8:10:24 AM(UTC)
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Awesome!!!! Thanks Kevin for all that you do here to make this such a great site.
Offline SINCITYCHEEZE  
#4 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 8:27:09 AM(UTC)
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Excellent.=d> =d> =d> =d> =d> =d> ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp =d> =d> =d> =d> =d>
Offline yooperfan  
#5 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 8:51:39 AM(UTC)
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Thanks Z2C for providing us undying Packers fans with a great place to hang out and a great place for one stop shopping for all Packers news as well as other forms of entertainment.
Offline wpr  
#6 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 9:33:23 AM(UTC)
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as always you do a great job.
Online The_Green_Ninja  
#7 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 2:31:12 PM(UTC)
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I'll say it once I'll say it again, Z2C is my fave, totes magoatssssss.

If allowed I'd love to do Fantasy Football this time. My life is a bit more manageable and would love to kick your butt.
Offline Cheesey  
#8 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 2:42:18 PM(UTC)
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I'll never win a trophy here, but i'm glad just to be a small part of Kevin's site.
Offline rabidgopher04  
#9 Posted : Monday, July 1, 2013 6:35:54 PM(UTC)
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Awesome news! Thanks! I hadn't seen this thread earlier when I asked about the big announcement in the other thread. Sorry! Blushing
Offline buckeyepackfan  
#10 Posted : Tuesday, July 2, 2013 4:02:34 PM(UTC)
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ZERO IS THE MAN!!!!!

Looking forward to building my trophy collection along with The Green Bay Packers!!!

GO!!!! PACK!!! GO!!!
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uffda udfa (7m) : Aaron cried a little when asked about Jordy playing today.
GoPack1984 (20m) : Dismal season? I think that's too harsh.
uffda udfa (22m) : Packers should have never been 4-6. Dismal season.
GoPack1984 (24m) : ...with the current defense.
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The_Green_Ninja (39m) : Mike at the end of the day is with the team every day and knows what is needed and not needed. Don't be surprised if Mike helps push the cha
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uffda udfa (47m) : Nobody has ever lost a championship game by as big of a margin as us. Title Town revolt.
uffda udfa (48m) : Did I hear wrong or was that the biggest beatdown in championship game history? Nice.
Nonstopdrivel (51m) : ndedly fill in all the holes on the roster.
Nonstopdrivel (57m) : I do get the same sort of complacent vibe from the Packers front office that cost Bill Polian his job. You can't rely on the QB to single-ha
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The_Green_Ninja (1h) : As much as I loved brett, Aaron is right. We need more tools and HE is the QB that deserves the tools
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shield4life (1h) : Blame the coaching
The_Green_Ninja (1h) : This is near the same time Brett started saying the same stuff.
uffda udfa (1h) : That is exactly what Aaron is saying. We don't do what needs to be done to win. Same song over and over.
uffda udfa (1h) : Aaron is a troll and a hater and doesn't understand the game. Who is he to say such things?
Zero2Cool (1h) : Probably reading into it wrong, but I think he's saying to front office. Do. More!
Zero2Cool (1h) : Rodgers says "We just gotta make sure we're going all-in every year to win....we can take a big step this off-season"
uffda udfa (2h) : MM: We ran into a buzzsaw today. LOL. U came with no tools at all.
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uffda udfa (2h) : All credit to ATL. Not a word about needing to get better.
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