Saturday, September 13, 2014

Holidaze Contest : You Can Win NECA Mego 8-Bit Jason!

It's Saturday.... The... 13th!!  Um, that doesn't work..
Ah well..

As I mentioned in The 2013 Holidaze Halloween Countdown Intro, I'll be holding my first contest this Halloween season.  Well, if you're following me on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, they you already know that this contest has already begun!!  That's right, up for grabs is an NECA Mego NES 8-Bit Jason figure!!  If you're unfamiliar with 8-Bit Jason Voorhees, here's a bit of a refresher.  Remember when Friday the 13th was released on Nintendo?  Remember that weird color combination creators used for Jason's likeness?  It was a contrast between turquoise and purple, everything that Jason wasn't in the feature films, and wasn't much to talk about... until last year.  When NECA released a SDCC exclusive Jason figure, featured in his NES colors, the geeky world went wild.  Why was this now so popular?  I honestly couldn't tell you.  There's just something about nostalgia that sparks interest and reignites our childhood into a frenzy.  All of a sudden, Jason Voorhees in blue and purple was a hot commodity and sales went through the roof.  Unfortunately, I never did track down the original SDCC exclusive, but NECA recently released a different, even-better, NES 8-Bit Jason in Mego form.  He's bigger, cooler, and could totally be yours!  How do you win NES Jason?  It's easy!

1. Save This Image!
3. Post this Image on Instagram
4. Tag @HolidazeBlog and use the hashtag #THEHOLIDAZECONTEST
The Winner will be randomly selected on October 1st, 2014!

Instagram is the easiest way to get involved in the contest!  With this image and hashtag, you can enter as many times as you want between now and October 1st.  Simply follow me on Instagram and post this image as often as possible.  For every image posted, I'll add your name into the randomly selected pool of contestants!  It doesn't get any better than that!

You can also enter via Twitter and it's just as easy!!

1. Save This Image
3. Post This Image, Tag @HolidazeBlog and use the hashtag #THEHOLIDAZECONTEST

You can also RT THIS TWEET for an additional chance to win!!

Again, the more you post, the better your odds are of winning.  Just don't forget to tag me on Twitter and use the hashtag.  Otherwise, I won't be able to find your entry!

Finally, you can enter to win on Facebook!
The entry process is simple!

1. Like "The Holidaze" on Facebook
2. Share This Linked Image with all of your friends by clicking "Share!"

The Winner will be Selected on October 1st!
I will ALL names entered via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and use an app to randomly select the victor!

So why am I doing this?  Well, first of all, I want to pay it forward.  When I reached out to Jasen Anthony, the voice over recording artist who lent his voice to my Countdown Intro, he agreed to do it for free as long as I agreed to pay it forward.  Not only was that extremely kind of him, but this contest was the least I could do.  Secondly, the more you all share my links, the more people I reach in an attempt to share the Halloween countdown.  Look, I don't make a dime off of The Holidaze.  My stats are nowhere near making a profit, but it's not about that.   I simply want to share my love of Halloween, Horror, Art, and Nostalgia with as many like-minded people as possible.  To goal is to create more interaction and, chances are, if you like the 8-Bit Jason, you'll probably like The Holidaze, too!  So I welcome you to enter the contest, spread awareness, and share in the extravaganza!!



  1. Very cool contest, Cliff. Keep up the good work!

  2. Thanks, man! I got your entry.. You're officially in!


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