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Top Movies of All Time -- For him, for her

A movie makes a fine gift for any occasion. Since you're giving a movie, why not give a great one. Here are the top 3 movies of all time according to voting by IMDb users.

Number 1: The Godfather (1972)

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View "The Godfather" Trailer here

Plot Outline: The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Genre: Drama/Thriller

Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, and James Caan.

See for yourself why people have been calling it the greatest movie ever made.

Get the Godfather (Widescreen Edition) DVD from Amazon here (USD$7.49)

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Number 2: The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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View "The Shawshank Redemption" Trailer here

Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman
Tagline: Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Plot Outline:Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Never heard of this movie before? Check out what you're missing.

Get the Shawshank Redemption (Single Disc Edition) DVD from Amazon The Shawshank Redemption (Single Disc Edition) DVD from Amazon

Number 3: The Godfather Part II (1974)

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View the Godfather Part II trailer here

Actors: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale

Plot Outline: The early life & career of Vito Corleone in 1920's New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-Revolution 1958 Cuba.

Comments include: "One of the greatest sequels ever made", and "Words can't describe how great this sequel was."

Get The Godfather Part II (Two-Disc Widescreen Edition)


Kindle: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device

"This is the future of book reading. It will be everywhere." Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball and Liar's Poker.

Get the future, today with Amazon's new Kindle.
Buy Kindle from Amazon

Product Overview
  • Revolutionary electronic-paper display provides a sharp, high-resolution screen that looks and reads like real paper.
  • Simple to use: no computer, no cables, no syncing.
  • Wireless connectivity enables you to shop the Kindle Store directly from your Kindle—whether you’re in the back of a taxi, at the airport, or in bed.
  • Buy a book and it is auto-delivered wirelessly in less than one minute.
  • More than 150,000 books available, including more than 98 of 112 current New York Times® Best Sellers.
  • New York Times® Best Sellers and New Releases $9.99, unless marked otherwise.
  • Free book samples. Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.
  • Top U.S. newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post; top magazines including TIME, Atlantic Monthly, and Forbes—all auto-delivered wirelessly.
  • Top international newspapers from France, Germany, and Ireland; Le Monde, Frankfurter Allgemeine, and The Irish Times—all auto-delivered wirelessly.
  • More than 350 top blogs from the worlds of business, technology, sports, entertainment, and politics, including BoingBoing, Slashdot, TechCrunch, ESPN's Bill Simmons, The Onion, Michelle Malkin, and The Huffington Post—all updated wirelessly throughout the day.
  • Lighter and thinner than a typical paperback; weighs only 10.3 ounces.
  • Holds over 200 titles.
  • Long battery life. Leave wireless on and recharge approximately every other day. Turn wireless off and read for a week or more before recharging. Fully recharges in 2 hours.
  • Unlike WiFi, Kindle utilizes the same high-speed data network (EVDO) as advanced cell phones—so you never have to locate a hotspot.
  • No monthly wireless bills, service plans, or commitments—we take care of the wireless delivery so you can simply click, buy, and read.
  • Includes free wireless access to the planet's most exhaustive and up-to-date encyclopedia—
  • Email your Word documents and pictures (.JPG, .GIF, .BMP, .PNG) to Kindle for easy on-the-go viewing.
  • Included in the box: Kindle wireless reader, Book cover, Power adapter, USB 2.0 cable


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Want a nice gift for a fellow blogger perhalps but don't want to spend the money? Check out this contest from "blog me the money." Lots of great gifts and prizes to be won!

Memberships, Products, Services & Consultations
  • INconstantIN at "tips and tricks for bloggers" is giving away 1 free Domain for a year. worth at aprox $10 monetary value.
  • Andreas at Xavier Media is giving away 5, 1 year VIP memberships to worth $175 monetary value.
  • Rockfuse at ROCKFUSE: Helping Blogger Stand-out! is giving away 2, 30 min consultations via live IM for 2 bloggers. Possible topics to be consulted range but could be social media, SEO, blog design and monetization.
  • Ashwin Kandoi at Own Words and Dictionary Is giving away 10 Free Words on worth $10 monetary value as well 1 word worth $10 on the same site. Making a total monetary value of $30.
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    they'll be in larger, bold print at the top of the results page for the appropriate
    category for their site/product). Monetary value for these is listed at aprox $25 per winner. As well Hub-Site is giving away a Digg and Shout out for 5 articles of your choice to his Digg Network (600+ people). 2 lucky winners will win this.
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  • Simon at Free 125 Cards - Create your own banner is giving away 1 month of advertising on plus 1 professionally designed 125x125 ad. Each having a value of $25.
  • Young Entrepreneur Blog is giving away 1,000 copies of an Ebook ( Valued at $1000) and 2, 1 hour consultations. Monetary value of $150. His generous offering makes every entrant in this contest a winner up to the first 1000 people!
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125 x 125 Advert Placements (Average monetary value $25)
Blogroll Link Adds
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That brings to total, 1070 prizes, with approximately monetary value of $2581.25 and including last minute entries, 23,500 EntreCard credits up for grabs. As noted in the prize list there will be 1000 ebooks being given away to the first 1000 people to enter courtesy of The University Kid and the Blogging Forum.

With all these great contributions, there is surely something here for everyone regardless of niche.


New Features from Entrecard

Entrecard, the popular traffic/advertising service has recently rolled out several exciting new features and a new e-book.

“Add new blog” feature

Firstly, there is the ability to add multiple blogs to your account. Linking the blogs makes switching easier, and also gives you the chance to win 15,000 credits!

You can add all your blogs to Entrecard simply by going to your Dashboard and clicking “Linked Blogs” in your Dashboard navigation.

Free E-Book

If that was not good enough, a free E-book is available. I have seen the ebook and have found it to be an interesting, and refreshing read, both for begineers as well as advanced users alike. It is also available to everyone at our favourate price. Its FREE!!!

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It is really an exciting time to be a part of this exciting community. What are you waiting for?


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