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#SmokedByWindowsPhone extended - again

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#SmokedByWindowsPhone extended - again
No it’s not Groundhog Day, it is just another week where Microsoft has extended the #SmokedByWindowsPhone end date by another week. The latest update to Microsoft’s website states that the challenge is now open through May 3, 2012.

Honestly, it seems a little strange that Microsoft keeps extending it week after week. If they want to make this their “thing” so to speak, they should just do that. Granted, they have changed the prizes around since the beginning, but really it’s the same old thing.

As if it needs to be explained again, competitors use a phone of their choice to complete various tasks head-to-head against a Windows Phone. Winners receive a $1000 gift card while losers still walk away with $25.

So, if you think you got what it takes to smoke a Windows Phone and net yourself a cool grand, get to a Microsoft Retail Store before May 3rd, or just wait until they extend it – again, and go whenever you please.

source: WMPoweruser

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posted on 27 Apr 2012, 17:07 11

1. chadrick0814 (Posts: 208; Member since: 23 Nov 2011)


So, some trained and paid WP operatives are able to beat commoners walking down the street on a bunch on canned tasks that they have undoubtedly rehearsed while utilizing phones that won't get updated WP 8 when it is released.....not impressed.

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 17:22 5

2. HugeTroller (banned) (Posts: 80; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


Cool, sucks for droids that are slow and sluggish.

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 18:51 9

3. philipjfry (Posts: 7; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


I beat them with a SGS2 earlier this month. I dont know why people are not trying this. You have nothing to lose. If you just prepare for the challenges, you can beat it (instructions on how to win are on the internet). Any newer highend androids can win.

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 20:03 1

6. HugeTroller (banned) (Posts: 80; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


hahha so true, admit defeat droid shi`t

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 18:54

4. raunak (Posts: 498; Member since: 12 Oct 2011)


i though gift card was of 100$?

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 19:03 1

5. philipjfry (Posts: 7; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


first it was hp laptop, then the last 3 weeks have been $1000 gc.

posted on 27 Apr 2012, 21:22

7. RageQuit (Posts: 41; Member since: 05 Sep 2011)


It was first a windows phone then $100 gift card then they dreduced it again to $25

posted on 28 Apr 2012, 00:15 1

8. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


And next a photo of bill gates

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 12:41

9. SemperFiV12 (Posts: 684; Member since: 09 Nov 2010)


Funny write up. I liked it :) Big ups for the pic as well.

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