Thanks for participating in the Very Scary Fall Giveaway for Excel Nerds! Your Excel horror stories were truly frightening, and the costume ideas were very creative. Thanks again to the generous prize donors:
- Patrick O’Beirne of Systems Modelling Ltd
- Jan Karel Pieterse, of JKP Application Development Services
- Charley Kyd of ExcelUser, Inc.
- John Walkenbach of J-Walk & Associates, Inc.
- Jon Peltier, of Peltier Technical Services
- Chandoo of Pointy Haired Dilbert
- Matt Kennedy of Apress
A Bonus Prize for Every Participant
As a bonus for everyone who entered the giveaway, Patrick O’Beirne has an entertaining pdf file — “The Devil’s guide to creating spreadsheets.” If you’d like a copy, send me an email at ddalgleish @ contextures.com and I’ll email you a link to the download.
And the Winners Are…
I did a random draw of prizes and entries, using the macro that I created for the Summer Giveaway for Excel Nerds. You can see the Summer video there, and download the macro sample file.
After the numbers were selected, I used VLOOKUP formulas to pull the prize names and winner names from the original lists of numbered prizes and entries. Congratulations to all the winners! Here’s the list:
Collect Your Prize
I’ll send an email to all the winners today, with instructions for claiming your prize. If you’re on the list of winners, and don’t receive an email by end of today, please let me know at ddalgleish @ contextures.com or add a comment here.
Please reply by 5 PM (Eastern time zone) on Monday November 9, 2009, or your prize will be forfeited.