Activity from Friday the 13th

Swagbucks Book Club – This post is coming from inside the house!

Posted by on Fri, July 13th, 2012 at 10:00 am

Happy Friday the 13th!  In honor of this day (the third iteration for 2012 and the next doesn’t happen until September 2013) the Swagbucks Book Club is getting spooky.  Sure, it may be 10am here on the West coast, with bright and sunny skies, but I think it is time to share some ghost stories!  I am inviting you all into my office where I’ll close the door, turn out the light and build a nice campfire in the middle of the room.  I’ve even brought some marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate for S’mores so sit down criss cross applesauce and let’s get started!

I will go first and share a ghost story from ultimatecampresource.  Please contribute your favorite spooky story in the comments and the 10 best will get hooked up with 25 Swag Bucks.  Did I say Hook?  I meant, “He had a hook for a hand!”  Share ghost stories you remember from your youth, ones you’ve shared with your children or even local urban legends, the creepier the better!

Enjoy!

-Becky

The Welcome Inn

Suzy and her mother were on summer vacation. They had enjoyed a wonderful day at the beach and had stayed longer than they had expected. They were driving home, very late at night, when a fierce thunderstorm broke out. Suzy’s mother could hardly see to drive. Then suddenly, in the glare of some lightening, they saw a house with a sign in front that said Welcome Inn. Suzy’s mother thought it would be a good idea to stop for the night and go home in the morning. They parked in front of the door, hurried up the stairs which lead to the front door, and knocked. An elderly woman in rather outdated clothes answered the door with a smile. She welcomed them into the house as if she had been expecting them.

After enjoying a warm meal, the woman took them to a cozy room to stay the night. Suzy and her mother slept soundly. When they awoke in the morning, the elderly woman could not be found. They decided to leave some money and a thank you note on the front hall table and be on their way.

A few miles down the road , they stopped for gas. While paying for the gas, Suzy’s mother told the station attendant about the wonderful night they had spent at the Welcome Inn. With a look of surprise, the station attendant told Suzy’s mother that the Welcome Inn had burned down twenty years before and the old woman who ran the place had lost her life in the fire. Suzy and her mother went back to the Inn in disbelief. But, when they arrived at the place where they had spent the night, all that they saw was a singed sign and the shell of the house. Where the front hall had been, there was a dilapidated table and on the table was the envelope containing their thank you note and money.

Mega Swag Bucks Day Walked Under A Ladder

Posted by on Fri, July 13th, 2012 at 7:00 am
Don’t break any mirrors or cross the paths of any black cats, because it’s Friday the 13th! One thing you won’t find unlucky, however, is Mega Swag Bucks Day! It’s a day of big wins and big bucks – Team Swagbucks is giving away more than 1,000,000 Swag Bucks in TODAY. Today you have a ... Read More »

Friday Funny – Friday the 13th

Posted by on Fri, April 13th, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Friday the 13th Typically on Friday the 13th, it’s black cats that we’re cautious and sometimes frightened of.  But, the roles are reversed in this video.  We’re the ones scaring the kitty! Happy Friday the 13th! ~TSGal

Friday Funny – Boo!

Posted by on Fri, January 13th, 2012 at 3:00 pm
BOO! Today’s Friday Funny is certainly appropriate for Friday the 13th.  If you’re wondering what demons might look like, look no further than this video.  Although I’m not one of them, this video definitely makes me understand why some people don’t like cats – they are a bit spooky!  Here’s a fair warning – this ... Read More »

A Spooky 13

Posted by on Fri, January 13th, 2012 at 2:00 pm
How is your Swag Code hunting going today?  Are you enjoying the spooktacular extravaganza so far?  If you’ve found all of the codes so far, you would have already collected 35 Swag Bucks – pretty sweet!  This next code is the highest valued code of the day, but it also takes the most work to ... Read More »

Friday the 13th’s Spooktacular Extravaganza

Posted by on Wed, January 11th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Broken mirrors, black cats, and ladders Friday the 13th makes everyone scatter But this Friday we will change your view Because we’ve got something rewarding for you Join us for an extravaganza (insert something that rhymes in this stanza)  60 Swag Bucks could be yours if 8 Swag Codes you can score Good luck! Hey ... Read More »

BOO!

Posted by on Fri, May 13th, 2011 at 2:00 pm
It’s Friday the 13th – one of the scariest, most unlucky days of the year.  Let’s celebrate by watching some unlucky people experience some rather unfortunate events that I can only imagine must have taken place on Friday the 13th: Now, let’s journey back to 1980, when the original Friday the 13th movie was released. ... Read More »