Happy Leap Year Day!

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JayLilo plushieIt's not often we get to post something on February 29th, so I'd like to take this opportunity to update you on a few things that have been happening around here.

First of all, Congratulations to Skarlath(!) for winning the adorable Lilo plushie from The Asylum! Skarlath's name was drawn at random this afternoon here at JIG headquarters, and we'll be sending out little Lilo just as soon as we get a shipping address confirmation (an email has been sent, so check your inbox Skarlath!).

Be sure to keep checking the site, as we'll be giving away another Asylum plushie again soon!

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this is pretty random but, i wished everyone this a "happy leap year day
only to come here and see Jay doing the same thing!






Skarlath sure is lucky,though I'd really be jealous if it was a Sly plushie.

mysteriousracoon February 29, 2008 4:03 PM

Jay, out of curiosity where is your HQ? I've been visiting the site for ages but I still don't know where your based.


Congrats Skarlath
May you have some more prizes Jay :)


They're based in Rochester, NY, right?


At least they used to be, Allegra. But I wouldn't know if they have moved since then.

But thank you for saying that. That allowed me to go back and look at very early posts from 4 years ago. It's funny but I never knew that this was more of a personal blog back then.


Congrats Skarlath!

I hope these get done more often (if it can be afforded), this is pretty spiffy. :D


Throughout the world? I don't know why but I always figured most of the reviewers and you knew each other personally, or at the very least all lived in USA. Quite interesting.


gratz Skarlath... plushy!!


Congratz, Skarlath and to all, happy leap day!


Many congratulations, Skarlath! :D

I hope you give Lilo a happy new home!

And Happy Leap Day to everyone! <3


congratz Skarlath!

anyway i remeber those days too... what got u started on making this website anyway, jay?


Happy Leap Day! What a better day to finally leave a comment on one of the greatest websites on the internet than one of the greatest days of the year!


Yes, JIG HQ is currently based out of Rochester, NY. :)

However, our servers are in California, and our reviewers are scattered throughout the world. :D

The world!!! MUAHAHAHAHHAHHHH!!!! *cough cough cough*

grats on the plushie ^__^


Congratulations Skarlath!

I'm sure Lilo will have a lovely home with you

Amor Lassie March 1, 2008 4:27 PM

Congratulations Skarlath!

Take care o Lilo and make sure it get completely healed :D
Sometimes I wonder what has happened to all my soft toys... Are they well or gone insane...

Skarlath March 1, 2008 6:20 PM

I win?!? WOW! I can't believe I won Lilo! *grins ahppily* He'll definetly have a happy home with me, and I'll make sure he get's completely healed..now I"ll definetly havce to save up to get the rest of them as well! ((by the way, Jay, or one of the poeple..I just checked today for the email, on march first, andhaven't gotten it...resend it?))

Linkzcap March 2, 2008 11:08 PM

Nice! Lucky Skarlath!

Architectonic March 3, 2008 4:44 AM

Belated congrats, Skarlath! Look after him, won't you?


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