Activity from 2011 September (page 8)

Battle of the Sexes

Posted by on Tue, September 20th, 2011 at 10:00 am

38 years ago today, 29-year-old Billie Jean King stepped onto the tennis court to take on Bobby Rigg, a retired tennis star who said that women were inferior, couldn’t take the pressure of a match with him and that at his age, he could still beat any woman out there.

At a time when the Women’s Rights movement was starting to come into its own, Billie Jean King was on the forefront, lobbying for equality in sports. It seemed that with every barrier she broke, there was another one waiting for her. When she finally played this highly publicized match against Riggs, she had a lot to prove. And prove it she did, striking a blow for women everywhere who just wanted to prove they could hang, and helping the gender equality movement take a big step forward.

Tennis, Anyone?

Froobi Daily Deals: Home Innovations Memory Foam Pillow

Posted by on Tue, September 20th, 2011 at 9:00 am
  For a good night’s sleep, a comfortable, supportive pillow is a must. This molded memory foam pillow from Sleep Innovations provides just such a head cushion and suits back, side, and stomach sleepers alike. Responding to body weight and temperature, the memory foam pillow softens and molds to the shape of the user’s head, ... Read More »

Twitter Tuesday Phrase That Pays – September 20, 2011

Posted by on Tue, September 20th, 2011 at 7:00 am
Hey Swaggernauts! It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for the Twitter Tuesday Phrase That Pays (a.k.a. TTPTP), the contest where your creativity is rewarded with Swag Bucks (in addition to that warm, fuzzy feeling). Instead of all the bells and whistles, we’re going to keep it really simple. If you want a chance to win ... Read More »

Game Over

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 5:00 pm
I hope you guys enjoyed our exciting week of games last week.  Every day, we ran a special tournament for a different Swagbucks game.  We hooked up 5 random users who entered in these one-day tournaments with 50 Swag Bucks!  I also hooked up 3 random users every day with 100 Swag Bucks who beat ... Read More »

Look out for the Jolly Roger

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 3:00 pm
You may have thought that us pirates are long gone.  But on no, Scallywags, we’re still lurking about them waters.  Today, we’re after white gold – which you might know better as sea bass.  In this here Swagbucks TV video, you’ll get to know a little more about our illegal ocean activities. Some of my ... Read More »

X Marks Th’ Spot

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Ahoy, mateys!  Who be ready fer a treasure hunt?  X marks th’ spot, where ye will find a Swag Code worth 10 doubloons.  Follow th’ treasure map trail t’ arrive at your destination.   Find it or walk th’ plank! What better way to go on a treasure hunt than with the help of our ... Read More »

Music Monday: Yo Ho!

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 12:00 pm
There be but one song Ol’ Captain TSG be wantin’ to sing this Music Monday, and it be the unofficial theme song fer all ye sea dogs! Sing along if ye be knowin’ the words! AVAST!!!

Movies for Less

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 11:00 am
Hey there – guess what?!  Because you guys really seemed to enjoy it last time, we’ve given our Limited Entry Gift Card Swagstakes another makeover!!  From Amazon.com to Restaurant.com we have an awesome selection of gift cards that you can win – now with better odds! Today’s featured Limited Entry Gift Card Swagstakes is for ... Read More »

Yo Ho Ho And A Bottle of Swag

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 10:00 am
Unless ye be some sort of bilge rat, ye knows that today be International Talk Like A Pirate Day – after all it IS Septemb-ARRRRRR. If ye have nev-arrr heard of this holiday, click here to learn more. We’ll be havin’ piratey fun today in the form of a treasure hunt, so keep ye eyes ... Read More »

Froobi Daily Deals: Home Innovations Yoga Roll Mats

Posted by on Mon, September 19th, 2011 at 9:00 am
This is the yoga mat you’ve been waiting for. If yoga movement and meditation is to be successful, it must happen in a peaceful, comfortable space. Our Yoga Mat provides a safe and comfortable surface on which to orchestrate the poses. Perfect for yoga and fitness classes or exercising at home, this great yoga mat ... Read More »