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August "Go Pro" Sales Event Answered

As part of our drive to get you sporting a shiny new Pro Account, we are holding a special "Go Pro" sales event which will be running through August 27th!

What's in it for you besides an array of great Pro features like less advertising, custom PDF downloads and digital patches?

If you act now, we promise to immediately hit Eric Wilhelm with a pie when we achieve our goal of 3,500 Pro subscribers!

To sweeten this special summer deal, for every 250 subscriptions above our 3,500 Pro user goal, we promise to hit him with another pie by years end (at the discretion of the Instructables feature team). So, if we get 4,500 subscribers, he gets four extra pies!

And just when you thought it couldn't get any better, if you register today and post a message below, you will receive 5 extra digital patches to give away (regardless of the plan you sign up for) and a digital kiss from the Instructables staff member of your choice!

We currently have 1,502 Pro users as of 8/03/2009.

Let the games begin! Upgrade to Pro here.

Fine print:
1. We must achieve our 3,500 user goal by 5PM PDT August 27th for any pie throwing to take effect.
2. "Immediately hit Eric Wilhelm with a pie" should be translated "as soon as humanly possible." We cannot guarantee he will answer the door in the middle of the night.



Dangit! This sort of thing should be an email! I only saw this today =(<br />


Did we hit 3500 or not??

I wanna see some ewilhelm pie-ing!

Eric Wilhelm is the CEO and co-founder of instructables. If you read the topic you see that if we get enough pro members it's promised he will be hit with a PIE, which is AWESOME. =]<br />

So we don't like instructables and pie. 0_o
Is it a poisoned pie?
Because then it would be funnier (and less incarcerating)to just
eat a pie in front of him and just be all "WHOA this is the best pie...EVER.."
Don't poison pie, thats just wrong. I'ts pie.
(I am for some reason hungry now.)

And yes public pie hitting is capital letters level AWESOME. XD

Given that their "deadline" was 27 August, I would venture to say, um, "No."

You should have another for October/November!

Did they make it?

Not before the 5PM PDT August 27th dealine
(small print)


I think it should be a one time only payment and you are a pro for life with unlimited benefits for $10 or less. Until then I will most likely never go pro.

Count today is 1580, we might be waiting a while... L

i will go pro in 55555555555 months, naaa by the end of the next week

Okay, let's see how much this costs... 2 years sounds fairly good. $39.95 isn't bad. Should I or should I not? I won't be billed, right? One time payment is actually a one time payment, right? No second bill in 2 years.

Oh, and I need to pay by mailing you cash. I don't have a credit card, nor a Paypal account.

So hows it a sale its the some price just with a guy we dont know getting hit in the face with a pie. Sure I would loe to go pro but theres no good deal off of this.

awaits flame war

Eric is the CEO of instructables. O.O

Little late on the reply there found that out a while ago

Shouldn't have said you didn't know him if he runs the site. xD lol

"Everybody makes mistakes every body has those days" the famous words of Hannah Montana

You're kidding,right? You had to go so low as to quote hannah montanna? Not even 12 year olds should do that....

I was just joking and your reactions are worth it!

Don't really get why you would want to do that. It really wasn't funny. It just made you look stupid. 9_9

Well if singing songs makes you stupid I dont want to be smart.

You listen to Hannah Montannah, anything else would be fine. I'd much rather you sing britney spears, or something.

No, I dont listen to Hannah Montana. I hear it alot because of how much it is advertised. And because of Disney Channel Commercials. P.S. My sister watches disney channel.

It's just those god damn little sisters that are always watching disney channel. While me on the other hand, is either watching the discovery channel or the science channel.

Haha same here. But but but thats boring. I get so sick of hearing that from my mom dad and sister

My sister complains that "you watched enough" or "I never get to watch my own shows". My Dad loves the discovery channel and my my don\seen't care at all.

and my my don/seen't care at all.
Explain what that means

When I type fat stuff happens that I overlook. Like that "don/seen't" is supposed to be doesn't. Don't question how it got like that.

Make the TV power linked to a RF remote control and turn the TV of when she watches!

So, you have to be in the room as she watches it, go outside. It's not that advertised, at least here in jersey.

Hmmm, is Matt either secretly giving away his real age or is he letting us know of a secret crush LOL

ow is it??? also how do you make the small text?????????????

Sorry sir, I swear I was just holding it for a friend.