The Flip Vs. The Ostrich

Just wanted to remind everyone that Friday is the last day to enter the Market Leverage Bag of Stuff giveaway. To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment or trackback in the contest post. So far, there’s been over 650 comments so your chance of winning is about the same as bring struck by lighting. However, don’t let that stop you!

One of the items inside the bag of stuff is a Flip Video Ultra. I just posted a review of the Ultra over at The TechZone. You may want to check it out. As part of the testing for the Flip, we took the pocket sized camcorder to the zoo. The Flip is extremely fun and easy to use. The unit’s durability was tested when we came upon this ostrich.

Even though the Flip was damaged in the encounter with the big bird, it still worked. It takes a licking and keeps on ticking! Don’t worry. The winner of the Bag of Stuff will be getting a brand new Flip and not the ostrich pecked one.

The lucky winner of the bag of stuff will be drawn this Saturday at Dot Com Pho. If you wish come on down and maybe even draw the winner, give me a shout and I’ll save a seat for you.

34 thoughts on “The Flip Vs. The Ostrich”

  1. Shaun Carter says:

    A 1 in 650 chance so far isn’t that bad… and I could definitely use a camera.

    You could probably auction off the flip that was attacked by the ostrich 😈 . I’d imagine there is a way John Chow could make money from damaged electronics!

  2. tyna says:

    How are you going to determine the winner?

    1. MoneyM8 says:

      They could tell you how they determine the winner, but then they’d have to kill you 😈

      Actually, how they determine the winner is just by picking my entry πŸ˜‰

      1. hope lightening will not strike the Winner…. πŸ™‚

  3. Joe says:

    Gooooddddd thank you for fixing ttz media and adding stuff. I was going crazy without stats. I tried to view a product page and it was loading painfully slow and never finished to let you know.

  4. You have a 1 in 650 chance of getting struck by lightning??

    1. Abdul says:

      Its just like a metaphor, comparing situations on an estimate basis.

    2. Yah. lol –

      On a positive note : EVERYONE needs a Flip. Those things are awesome!


      1. ~ ANNOUNCEMENT ~

        Hold some Metal in your Hand .. the lightening will definitely strike you!! i’ll definitely try that.. πŸ˜†

      2. Thiago Prado says:

        Everybody keep saying good things about this camera whoever the results I get from my sony t200 is 100 times better. :mrgreen:

  5. jatt says:

    I think the ostrich is hungry. John, please feed the bird hehe.

    1. Abdul says:

      But dont feed it your lens lol, Its gonna choke!

  6. Still hoping to receive that camera , not the broken one πŸ˜† Those birds are so annoying πŸ™‚

    1. MoneyM8 says:

      I’ll take the broken one if nobody wants it πŸ˜†

  7. David Cheong says:

    1 over 650 is better than not trying. If you don’t try, its also mean it is totally 0% of winning, if you try, chances are more than 1%. Good luck every one, and not to worry about the lightning strike, u would get hit by the real one 😈

  8. So will the ostrich join the panda in the John Chow endangered species list?

  9. Not JohnChow says:

    The whole animal kindom will be upset with John soon!

  10. Abdul says:

    OK people stand out of the contest because I am winning THIS ONE (not the broken one, lol)!

  11. Hee hee sounds like one cross ostrich! I bet if the pecked one was sold on eBay it would make more money than it was worth new!!

  12. Sherry says:

    I think it depend on luck too.

  13. Geiger says:

    I heard the Flip video camera is also weak to dinosaur attack.

  14. Simon says:

    Does anyone think “Flip” is a very ironic name for a camera?

    1. James says:

      Not really. Kodak had some flip cameras also-the flash flipped up.

  15. Chessmaster says:

    Lol Shaun,
    “John Chow could make money from damaged electronics!” this was good!!!

  16. Now thats funny, and a very good tip as well.

  17. Mosley says:

    You should give away the damage on too. Also a friend of mine hates those birds, so when I should them the video they freaked haha. Thanks for making my day!

    Jason Mosley
    Enjoy Bacon!

  18. ThatΒ΄s not an Ostrich, itΒ΄s a Γ‘andΓΊ

  19. Alwitt Qin says:

    Well, a broken one is good enough for me… πŸ˜€

  20. I think the flip is soo much better than the Ostrich….thats just my opniion though

  21. Moulinneuf says:

    The Crane is friend with the Panda !!

  22. Tony says:

    It certainly is luck…

  23. VipSecret says:

    Haha that is funny πŸ™‚

  24. Austin says:

    I guess I missed it.

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