200k pageviews & t-shirt giveaway

today, the my2fish Sunfish sailing blog passed 200,000 pageviews (all-time), in a little under 4 years of existence.

my2fish 200k

for those who have just found the blog – thanks for visiting, and I hope you stick around a while!

for those who have been following the blog for a long time – thanks for all the views, the comments, and the feedback over these last few years!  I’ve had a lot of fun with the blogging, and I hope it’s been an interesting journey.

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to celebrate the 200k milestone, I am going to have a t-shirt giveaway (my treat)! the t-shirt will be from gybe-ho boatwear, an awesome supplier of boating and sailing apparel (custom-made gear, too).  the winner of the giveaway will have their choice of a 100% polyester moisture wicking t-shirt with a nice Great Lakes design on the front, in their choice of navy or titanium.

t-shirt giveaway

here are the giveaway details, rules, etc.

  • to enter the contest, you need to leave a comment on this blog post (you can enter your name as “anonymous”, or whatever you like really) – but I will need an email to contact you if you are chosen as the winner!
  • no specific requirement for the comment itself, but I will moderate if need be!
  • multiple comments do not equal multiple entries!
  • after 1 week, I will randomly select a commenter to receive the free t-shirt.  I will get your t-shirt color and size, and then I will send the winner’s email address to gybe-ho, and they will contact you to get your mailing address to they can ship the t-shirt directly to the winner.
  • [ok, realizing that not all my visitors are from the Great Lakes, if the winner would prefer one of the many other t-shirts available from gybe-ho, that can be arranged]

thanks again for visiting the blog! and let the commenting begin!

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42 Responses to “200k pageviews & t-shirt giveaway”


  1. 1 Courtenay May 22, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Congratulations! You have a great site & I always look forward reading your posts : )

  2. 5 Roger May 22, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    Thanks for all of the restorative insight!
    Sunfish country extends all the way to Maine!

    • 6 my2fish May 23, 2013 at 5:55 am

      Roger, do you sail on lakes or the ocean? Thanks for visiting.

    • 7 my2fish May 29, 2013 at 6:45 pm

      Ok, contest is now officially over – and Roger is the winner!
      giveaway
      I used a random number generator to pick a random number out of the 19 entries, and Roger was selected.
      random
      I will email you with specifics Roger, and congratulations!

  3. 8 Ryan Howard May 22, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    Hey congrats dude, best of luck this summer in your new fish!

  4. 10 Sunfish Sailor May 22, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    You rock this blog, my brother. Thanks for sharing your fish stories. I post a lot of them on facebook, (you know, since you’re not on facebook and all).
    🙂
    (heehee)
    🙂
    Here’s to another 200k.
    Keep on keepin’ on.
    Blog ho!

  5. 12 Michelle May 22, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Hi, I am enjoying your site. I received my first sunfish last August and I am still learning to sail. Your site has had some great advice for a beginner.

  6. 14 Mike Nuijs May 23, 2013 at 3:33 am

    Concratulations Thad! Well done 🙂

  7. 16 baileyboatcat May 23, 2013 at 5:15 am

    Concatulations! I love your site! I think it’s pawesome! =^.^=

  8. 18 Ol' Philosophizer May 23, 2013 at 6:13 am

    Own a sunfish?
    Read My-2-Fish
    It’s not goof-ish
    With 2 k-k view-ish
    Win a T-shirt, gray or blue, maybe used, hopefully new
    And you can help propel this blog upwards to it’s millionth view

    Congrats, Tad, on all the views and not burning out in four years. I can’t pass up the random contest, but I hereby disqualify myself from winning, because if I won I would have to share the shirt with Dr. Seuss. But I wanted to let you know that I appreciate you’re stopping by our blog, and I’ll keep coming back here even though I don’t have the slightest idea about sailing. Who know, maybe you’ll change that.

    • 19 my2fish May 23, 2013 at 6:16 am

      OP, rhyming this early in the morning? Impressive. Sailing is a lot like kayaking: sitting on a small craft, gliding along the surface of the water, with a high probability of having fun AND getting wet. You have to paddle, I harness the power of the wind.

  9. 20 Clint Genthner May 23, 2013 at 6:30 am

    Always look forward to your posts. Your blog also keeps me in the spirit, even when it is not sailing season.

  10. 22 James May 23, 2013 at 11:11 am

    Would love to enter the giveaway. Thank you.

  11. 24 max May 23, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    Congratulations on 200K

  12. 26 Baydog May 23, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Way to go, Thad! Now get in that fish and sail.

  13. 28 krissy May 23, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    thanks for the giveaway!

  14. 30 peterfblack May 23, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    A fine blog in true shipshape and Bristol fashion!

    Congrats on the 200k page views!

  15. 32 Jason Heidegger May 23, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    Congrats Big Bro!
    From Huggy

  16. 34 Keep Reaching May 24, 2013 at 9:43 am

    Congratulations on the great success – when you divide the total by the number of actual sailing days in your part of the world, it is even more impressive.

  17. 36 Buff Staysail May 24, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    Congratulations sport! Open up a tinny for me!

  18. 38 TNSailor658 May 24, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    Just getting back into sailing but with a 65 Sailfish. Your blog has been an inspiration to get it finished and back on the water.

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