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Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas–Day 8–The one with the MVP’s

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Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas–Day 8–The one with the MVP’s

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Only 5 Days until Geekmas… are you humming the tune yet!? Today we are giving away a Windows 8 book autographed by the MVP who wrote it… a MSDN Moleskin Notebook, a Windows 8 Mug and a Windows 8 pen to five lucky readers…

To get you into that festive spirit here’s today’s little video



And to win today’s prize you need to identify the 5 MVP’s and the books that each have written that are singing in the video below.  To enter post your responses in the comments below and check back tomorrow to see if you are on the winners list.

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Winners from Wednesday 19th

Congratulations to today’s winners who have each won a Windows 8 laptop sleeve, a Windows 8 USB Spider, a Windows 8 Mug and Windows 8 pen.

  1. Tom Robinson
  2. Chris Hawkins
  3. ThomMck
  4. Chiraag Swaly
  5. Nyami
  6. Lee Phillips

If you are on todays winners list please drop us an email to to claim your prize. Unfortunately these won’t get to you before Christmas but we will put them in the post and they will be with you asap.

  • from right to left

    1. Dave Sussman - Beginning Access 2002 VBA; Beginning ASP 3.0; Beginning Access 97 VBA Programming; Beginning Access 2000 VBA; Beginning ASP.Net 1.1 with Visual C# .Net 2003; Professional ASP.Net 1.1; ADO.Net and System.XML v2.0 - The Beta Version; ASP.Net 1.1 insider Solutions; ASP.Net Distributed Data Applications; ASP.Net v 2.0 the Beta Version; Beginning ASP.Net 1.0; Professional ASP.Net 1.0

    2. Richard Costall - Professional MSMQ: Microsoft Message Queue Programming

    3. Penny Coventry - Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Out; Microsoft Sharepoint 2013 Step by Step; Exploring Microsoft SharePoint 2013: New Features; Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Step by Step; Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Inside Out; Microsoft SharePoint Services 3.0 Step By Step; Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 Step by Step; Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Step By Step; Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Step by Step; Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Business Connectivity Services

    4. Mike Halsey - Troubleshoot and Optimize WIndows 8 Inside Out; Configuring Windows 8: Exam Ref 70-867; Windows 8: Out of the Box; Troubleshooting windows 7 Inside Out: The Ultimate, In-depth Troubleshooting Reference; Beginning Windows 8; Windows 7 Inside Out; Microsoft Office365 Security Essentials

    5. Peter Foot - Microsoft Mobile Development Handbook; Windows Phone 7 Development With Microsoft Silverlight Step by Step

  • The one sitting down on the right of the video is Dave Sussman, who's most recent book is ASP.NET 2.0 Illustrated, but he's written loads of others:

    As for the others, I haven't a clue but I'm going to guess that at least one is a SQL Server MVP

    Do I get any points for telling you who they're not?

  • Mr. Peter       - Windows Phone

    Mr. Mike Halsey - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out

    Mrs.  Penelope - Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer

    Mr.  Dave - ASP.NET 2.0 Illustrated

    Mr.  Richard James - Silverlight and MVC3

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