Oct 06 AT 3:38 PM Clark Wimberly 7 Comments

#HackTheNews results and winner revealed!


A week ago, we asked you to #HackTheNews by changing the titles of our most recent articles. The results were posted to Twitter and to Facebook, and over 1k shares later, we’ve finally got a winner. Earl Rufus just scored himself a new Weber grill, a pack of grill accessories and a Tab 10.1 powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 2.

We monitored all the entries via Rowfeeder, and Earl’s tweet was randomly selected as the winner. Along with the random tweet, the staff here picked out a few honorable mentions, which we thought were worth posting here:

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While the contest is over, we had so much fun that we’re going to leave the #HackTheNews page live a bit longer. I have a feeling the staff will be using it from time to time….

Also, on another contest related note, a few of you have continued to ask about our previous editor’s choice contest. We posted the winner about a week ago in the original contest announcement and Ray Frenden has even started pencils on the concept.

And while this concludes our Editor’s Choice giveaways, don’t be too sad. We’ve got a whole bunch more contests on the way. Keep an eye on @NVIDIATegra for updates and more chances to win.

Clark is a developer living in Austin, Texas. He runs ClarkLab, a small web firm with his wife, Angie. He's a big fan of usability, standards, and clean design.

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    congrats to the winner :)

  • RBI411

    Another honorable mention. Getting tantalizingly close… yet so far away. Like getting to Best Buy too late this morning for the Flyer mistake.

  • SQurel23

    Woooo! I know him!

  • inhuman5000

    What about the T-Shirt contest!!!. I worked hard on the design

    • Angie Strickland

      If you read the article, you’ll notice we picked a winner and the artist has started on the design. I think you were an honorable mention.

      • inhuman5000

        oh ok. thanks i guess :’(

  • Betoking23

    Man! I swear I sent like…90 freaking tweets! and I didn’t win….Sad Face =(