Fri
Jul 20 2012 9:00am

Tor.com Birthday Estes Rocket Sweepstakes!

Just like last year, it’s our birthday—and we want to give you a rocket! We’ve got this awesome Estes rocket here (that comes with a launch set), and all you have to do is enter in the comments to win!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older. To enter, comment on this post beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) July 20, 2012. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 p.m. ET July 25, 2012. Void outside of the 50 US and DC and where prohibited by law. Please see full details and official rules here. Sponsor: Macmillan Publishers, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010.

115 comments
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1. rhapsodyinbooks
I would love to have my own personal rocket! Please enter me!

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com
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2. lorq
I, too, wish to participate. Happy Birthday, Tor.com!
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4. XenaCatolica
Happy birthday! And that's an excellent prize.
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8. Ed!
Awesome! I wonder if NYC has regulations about model rocketry...
Scott Raun
9. sraun
That brings back fond memories. I'd love it!
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10. JC1960
Happy birthday TOR! A rocket would be way too cool! I want.
Rich Bennett
12. Neuralnet
Wooohoo! Enter me into the rocket sweepstakes please. Happy Birthday Tor!
Sarah Peck
13. akacapa
SO MANY HOURS of my youth. Yes, please!
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14. DragonReader
Cool...
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15. Matt D Hillman
This looks awesome! I would love this, it would be great fun to build-n-fly with my son. Thanks for the chance.
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17. CynthiaGe
Happy birthday!
(A rocket would be swell.)
James Kehr
20. Jammrock
I used to launch these as a kid. Would be a fun father/son activity for me now.
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21. wired hawk
To the Moon, Alice!
A.J. Bobo
22. Daedylus
Model rockets are awesome. Count me in.
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24. Joanne Mielczarski
I've always wanted to launch my own rocket!
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25. Randall Ensley
Neato! Good luck to all!
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26. dwndrgn
Wow. Extremely cool prize there. You can etch my name on it....erm...on the entrants list.
Melissa Shumake
27. cherie_2137
so awesome. this could help bring out the kid in me that's been hiding due to so much stress the past few weeks...
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28. Robin Witte
My whole family enjoys a good rocket launch!
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29. jefff
Happy Bday tor.com!
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31. George L
A rocket, yes!
Dan Herbert
32. Ordeith
My daughter and I love bonding over model rockets, can't afford real ones. Would love a new rocket to launch
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33. wsull
its going to be a blast if i win
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34. jmd
Happy birthday Tor! I wish I still lived in NYC so I could go to all the events. A rocket would make up for that nicely!
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35. big Jim
Happy birthday!
Paul Lewandowski
38. Snowkestrel
This would be the most excellent homeschool science project for my kids, if I won.

As always, please and thank-you.
Sam Brougher
39. Azuaron
I haven't shot off a rocket in years. This would be great!
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40. Stefan Jones
Next time Tor wants to give away a rocket, GET IN TOUCH WITH ME. I'll make you a give-away model that's far more Stubby - like:

http://www.rocketreviews.com/estes-silver-comet-xl-stefan-jones.html
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42. Darth Touma
they.. call me.. therocket.. MAN..
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43. FredG
Yes, please.
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44. LouWW
Rocket me, please!
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46. Hoot'n'Toot
5, 4, 3, 2, 1, we have liftoff
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47. SHOW ME THE ROCKET!
Yes, Please!
David Kilman
50. DaveAK
Estes rocket - brings back some memories.
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54. Terry Cover
For a person of 67 to show something like this off, WOW!!!!
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56. jhudson67
Happy birthday! Yea!, a rocket!
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57. DaveInTheBurgh
Reminds me of my younger days.
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58. Hubert
Memories of rocket club from eighth grade. Cool.
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60. WhatWords
Looks cool, would love it, and happy birthday, thanks for a great site.
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61. Patti Sherman
Bet my grandson would love this rocket
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62. Laura Loo
Just enter a comment? There's nothing I need to scratch off to see if I'm already a winner? Or a code I need to submit to a website that ultimately sends me to a 404 screen? Or a puzzle I need to solve? Or a finished recipe I need to take pictures of? Or a necessary purchase? Or a comment I need to -wait.
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63. th' Cap'n
Woot! I built Estes rockets when I was a kid! The two-stagers were a blast(off) and it was always a fun challenge chasing them down. Great memories!
Tom Feltes
65. tomf
Would love to get this rocket, count me in - thanks!
Robert Garza
66. FunBob
Is that Stubby in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
David Gomes
67. Drago
I did Estes rockets as a kid and had a "Blast". I'd love to do it with my 2 kids now.
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68. TheMadLibrarian
On behalf of my friend, who actually has a yard large enough to fire an Estes rocket and who would ultimately probably get the rocket should I win, Fire me, Boy!
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72. napanator
A rocket? Yes please!
Craig Piercy
73. cpiercy
Sang "Fly me to the Moon" last night at a norebang and got no prize (other than the adoration of my drunken korean friends, natch).

Would love to win a rocket. Please enter me into the sweepstakes.

Thanks and very happy birthday.
rhapsodyinbooks
74. jojosan1
I would love to win! Happy Birthday tor.com
Autumn Greenley
75. NoQuestions
That is a sweet rocket. Happy Birthday, Tor!
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76. StacieH
I'd love to build this with my son.
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77. WarrenTF
Happy B-Day! Have rocket, will travel.
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78. Laurraine
My husband would love this.
Thomas Stessl
79. tommythecat
Excellent...I have always wanted to try one of these.
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80. Meredith Lentz
Rocket.
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82. amy f
this looks awesome
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83. j80
Wow! This is so cool, I almost don't want to launch it.
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84. Mike D.
I would love to win!
Andrew Bogner
85. abelardsnazz
It's my birthday, too! Have a good on, Tor.
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86. Josh S.
Rockets are way cool.
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87. Jonathan Shoemaker
Happy birthday to the awesome staff at Tor and best wishes for many more birthdays to come!
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88. The Technomagus
Please enter me. My boys would love to launch this rocket!
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89. Johannah
Really, your birthday comes around every year?
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90. Jose Aguilera
I was never allowed to have a rocket when I was growing up. Maybe now I can finally enjoy blasting one to the moon. I hope I can win this. Good luck to all!
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92. chromiumman
would love this
j p
93. sps49
I took my little girls out and launched a pair of rockets. They loved it but they never really wanted to go again.
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94. InBeAz
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOR!! Oooh I want a rocket!!
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95. harmonyfb
I believe my son would explode with delight were I to win this!
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96. RLBrown
It would be awesome is Estes made a Stubby model!
Joel Salomon
97. jcsalomon
I’d certainly like me a rocket; pick me!
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98. LarryB
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99. juju
I would love to win this!!!How exciting:)
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100. Julie Bickham
Thanks for the chance to win this.
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101. Angela Adelman
I would love to win this for my sons 11 birthday. He is a very smart young man who is very interested in things like rockets, planets, and things like that. It would be a wonderful opportunity for him and for us so that we could bond. Good luck all and thank you Tor.com for allowing us this opportunity.
Angela Adelman
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102. Mary Schmidt
So cool! Wish I could win this for my nephew! :-)
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103. Tamara Budd
Yes please! Happy Birthday!
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104. Johnny Strange
I've always wanted to launch my own rocket
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105. tammy young
happy birthday
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106. Mitchell Rowan
I think I need 1 for my son, I had 1 when I was 10 & we have a very large open area to fly...M... (EVIL ZJ)
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107. jodi a
would love to win this!
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108. Rita A
My nephew would love this!
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109. amy marantino
what a cool prize. i would love to win this.
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110. Kathy Smith
OH MY!! We just went to a launch with a friend!! What an amazing experience! I would love to take this out there when they all meet again in October!!
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112. twotil
My dad and I used to shoot off rockets when I was a kid. It would be great to experience that again.
Kathy Nitchals
113. katdigsbuddy
Happy Birthday! My husband and son and grandson are so excited that we found your site! I would love to win this for my 3 fellas!
Estes Rockets ROCK! Tor.com is a MUST in our house!!
Good Luck to All
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114. Michele Amos
Happy Birthday! My boys sure would love that rocket!
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115. LanceR
That rocket doesn't look like stubby! Or stubby doesn't look like that rocket. I'm not complaining, just saying. Let me know when I win!

BTW, love the blog

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