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Contest Winners!

.ams PRO 4:06pm, 1 February 2007
Well, it's February 1st, and that means the Mr. Bento Porn contest is over....time to tally up the faves and announce the winners. HERE WE GO!

FIRST: THANKS AGAIN TO OUR SPONSORS!!!
zojirushi.com and thebentostore.com


Grand Prize goes to: Look at my photos
Winner of Zojirushi Micom Rice Cooker & Warmer, Never-before-seen Zojirushi lunch jar, and a $25 gift certificate to thebentostore.com
Birdy Bento
Check out her other high-ranking lunch, too!

Second Place goes to: www.flickr.com/photos/nadja_robot/
Winner of never-before-seen Zojirushi lunch jar, $20 gift certificate to thebentostore.com
Wednesday, 1/10 Lunch
Check out her other high-ranking lunch, too!

Third & Fourth places go to: mossyliquor and yummy noodle
Winners of $15 gift certificates to thebentostore.com!
Bento for 1/15

mr bento galaxy 1-30-07

Thanks to everyone who played along by nominating lunches, voting for your faves, and enjoying all the gorgeousness. Mr. Bento Porn really got taken to the next level of loveliness this month, and I can't wait to see what amazing lunch/art y'all scheme up next....
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amanky 11 years ago
oh... *giddy excitment* yay, hooray... and congrats to you all... well deserved!
KJF916 Posted 11 years ago. Edited by KJF916 (member) 11 years ago
Yay! Congratulations to all of you. Thank you Ariel, for organizing, and Amanky, for admin assistance, that was fun to participate/watch!
DorothySH PRO 11 years ago
Congrats guys! What great lunches.
kusine 11 years ago
Congratulations, everyone!
simple apparatus [deleted] 11 years ago
Congratulations everyone!
Lalalaa Dolce Vita PRO 11 years ago
woot! Congratulations, all!
Now, just because it's not a contest, we don't have to stop pushing the bento envelope, right?!
dreaming of low-pressure high presentation bento lunches all year round..
KJF916 11 years ago
We could certainly do theme weeks, like in other Flickr groups. A color scheme, or, regional type of food, or even Shapes. Star Week! Yellow Week! Etc! Give everyone a week's notice and then have fun with it if one chooses to participate.
velvet_hellvis 11 years ago
wOOt. Congratulations to all!
nadja.robot PRO 11 years ago
Thanks guys! I will be sure to post pictures when I get my prizes.

/me takes a bow
ramona.flowers PRO 11 years ago
Congrats, winners!

So, will these never-before-seen lunch containers be available for sale to non-contest winners? I looked around the Zojirushi web site a while ago and they were nowhere to be seen. That green one with the matching bag is entirely too awesome for me to not purchase. ;)
.ams PRO 11 years ago
Ramona, I'll ask Marilyn, my connection at Zojirushi. Hopefully soooon!
Look at my photos 11 years ago
Thanks everyone!

I love the idea of themed lunches. Maybe we should discuss this in a new thread?
Aktivistin Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Aktivistin (member) 11 years ago
Congratulations, all you winners! Those lunches really are appealing, both aesthetically and taste bud-ally.

I also like KateFord's idea about theme weeks. I'm sure Mr. Bento Porn poolers would have some very creative lunches.
Look at my photos 11 years ago
Yay!!! Both the cute Mini Bento and the ricecooker have arrived. They are absolutely perfect. Thanks again everyone who voted for me.

Mini Bento

The cute mini Bento is very small compared to the Mr. Bento. I've used it once now and managed to get a fair bowl of Bibimbap into it, so it's recommendable for people who like smaller portions or those on a diet.

The ricecooker has arrived!!!

The ricecooker is smashing! I've never seen anything like it, especially since I'm from a patato country. ;-) The white rice I cooked came out perfectly. Again it's rather small, but this is great because so is my kitchen.
nadja.robot PRO 11 years ago
I just got my prizes from The Bento Store! I am very excited about them and Mayumi shipped them super fast. She's great.

DorothySH PRO 11 years ago
Oh the broken eggs are too cute.
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amanky 11 years ago
way fun!
cecilnhou2 11 years ago
I got my little Obento on ebay, and they did have the green one!
janetcinnc 11 years ago
I ordered the green mini directly from Zojirushi. I had called the replacement parts department to see if I could order sporks. (I couldn't.) I asked the representative if I could order the mini, and he took my order and had one to me in less than a week. They also have a blue version that's slightly bigger than the green one.
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