Archive forMarch, 2008

Madonna, could you hold these for me?

March 2008, by Denise | 8 Comments – latest by Martin Lindeskog

It’s awfully glamorous working at MOO, as I’m sure you can imagine. Based in the heart of the up-and-come ‘East End’ of London, we’re working in a place steeped in history, industry and creativity. The oldest printing company in the country is just around the corner. The first magazine in England was published about 5 minutes from here and Charles Dickens set the scene for much of ‘Oliver’, on the Green around the corner. If that wasn’t enough, Madonna and Alexander McQueen have been spotted hanging out in the very market where the MOO Crew buy their lunch.

Look, it’s Madonna, hanging.

Yep, the glamour never stops. Or, that’s what we tell ourselves when faced …Continue reading this article…

Post-Easter inspiration (& vote for MOO!)

March 2008, by Denise | 3 Comments – latest by liyingying

Here we are, just a few days after Easter, and already the Egg Hunt seems like ages ago. It’s not over yet though, don’t forget – the grand prize draw is still to come, on April 21st! In the meantime, look at this:

It’s MOO’s very own Mexican Wrestling Eggs, in real life! Painted very carefully by tonya2hadassah. We can only applaud such a steady hand and such dedication. Amazing!

There’s been lots of great stuff whizzing by in the Flickr pool recently – here’s a few colourful photos to get your creative juices flowing:

Cards and photo by ‘Hello I’m James’, to promote ‘Gimme’, his new Facebook App.

Lovely card and packaging, by ‘Pukashell …Continue reading this article…

Winners and weekend fun

March 2008, by Denise | 7 Comments – latest by Jo Eaton

First up, something to make you smile. The wonderful Jonathan Howells, film making star of the MOO Egg Hunt has finished his latest masterpiece. You met ‘Hugo, The Cat of 1000 Faces’, while searching for Eggs – here we present Episode 3, The Star Wars special. We’re not sure who we love best, Leia, Darth or Yoda… Enjoy!

Next-up, something to read. We’ve talked about Flickr user Epmd many times before. He’s been leaving MiniCards in various places around the globe as an ongoing ‘Found Art’ project. Now he talks about the project in this great article on JPG.

Epmd has also inspired other Flickr …Continue reading this article…

Clicky, Slidey, MiniCard holders – here at last!

March 2008, by Denise | 9 Comments – latest by Deborah Hilton

Yes, after all this time, our very own, custom designed MiniCard holders are in stock and available to buy! Forgive me for sounding over-excited, but really, we’ve waited so long for these, we’re like Children at Christmas now they’re here.

They’re specially designed for MOO, by Steven Jones, and hold up to 15 cards. You can slide them open with your thumb, and there’s a special ramp inside to help the cards come out easily.

They’re designed to be opened and dispense cards with one hand, so you can hold a drink in the other, and not spill it on the oh-so-important person you’ve just met. “My Card” – you can say, with a slightly raised, James Bond eyebrow, …Continue reading this article…

Egg Hunt update and a Mini-Challenge

March 2008, by Denise | 25 Comments – latest by L.A

Well, we’re eggtremely sad to say the Online Egg Hunt and the hunt for Eggs in the Great Outdoors is finally over. Friday’s winners are listed at the end of this post, and winners of the Outdoor Hunt will be notified in the next 3 days. There are, however still some Eggs hidden in orders making their way across the globe, so look out for them – and if you do get lucky, fill in your details on the Egg Hunt page, to claim your prize.

Don’t forget there’s still the Ultimate Egg Basket prize draw too! On April 21st, we’ll select one overall winner from all the correct entries we’ve received, to win a basket full of …Continue reading this article…

Friday Afternoon – The Final Two Clues in the Online Egg Hunt!

March 2008, by Alicia | 26 Comments – latest by calysta

Hello and welcome to this eggstra special, eggstra exciting last round of clues for the MOO Online Egg Hunt. Well, we always knew it would have to come to an end, but that doesn’t make it any less painful to say goodbye to you; our magnificent Egg Hunters. It’s also almost time to say goodbye to our 6 allies in this special hunt too; our little Mexican Wrestling Eggs. Let’s take a moment to remember our six cunning tear-aways who have kept you all busy and guessing as they wheedled their way into every nook and cranny of the internet.

So popular are these little guys, that we’ve done what you’ve asked for – we’ve made them …Continue reading this article…

Friday Morning – Final Day of MOO Egg Hunt!

March 2008, by Alicia | 16 Comments – latest by Relly

Hello on this emotional morning, as we draw our MOO Egg Hunt to a close. With only three more online eggs to find, we, at MOO HQ, are shedding a small tear as we bid farewell to what has been an incredible two weeks of finding, seeking, investigating, conspiring, thinking, uncovering and of course, winning!

Whilst our online Egg Hunt ends today, you still have the whole weekend to find eggs in the ‘Great Outdoors’, so don’t despair just yet. There are still more prizes to be won and fun to be had!

(And when you check back this afternoon for the final two clues, we may just have an *eggstra* surprise for you!)

And here comes another clue…

Clue …Continue reading this article…

Thursday Afternoon – More clues and a Mini Update

March 2008, by Alicia | 19 Comments – latest by Yolande

Good afternoon everyone. Before we crack on with this afternoon’s two clues, I thought I’d update you on what happened with the MOO MiniCard banner for the People Powered SXSW party. You may remember that a couple of weeks ago, we invited everyone to submit cards and images to the banner….

Sadly, the MOO Crew who went to the party were so drunk busy, that they forgot to take any photos of the banner. However, we did take a little photo of all the nice packets that came through the mail. (See if you can spot yours?)

So thank you very much for contributing. Now, enough about the party, let’s get on with …Continue reading this article…

Thursday Morning – Only 2 ‘Egg Hunt’ days to go!

March 2008, by Alicia | 18 Comments – latest by katie

Good morning and welcome to the penultimate day of our Online Egg Hunt! With only a handful of more clues to come, now is the time to put your thinking cap firmly on your head, and hunker down to find these last few eggs.

The good news is that our ‘Great Outdoors’ Egg Hunt doesn’t close until Sunday night (11.59 GMT) so you still have a bit more time to take to the streets to find eggs. In fact, there are still whole cities where not a single egg has been found, so if you’re the first you’re guaranteed to win a great prize! The undiscovered eggs are in Montreal, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Salmon Arm, …Continue reading this article…

Wednesday Afternoon – More clues – and a greeting card sale!

March 2008, by Alicia | 26 Comments – latest by Alex Rea

Hello from London, on this sunny, but rather blustery afternoon. I wanted to give you another quick head’s up that for the next two weeks our Greeting cards are still on sale. At a 20% discount, this is the perfect time to stock up for all your future ‘greeting needs’. Why not be prepared and make a few of the following cards; Happy Birthday, Thank You, Get Well Soon, Congratulations, Thinking of You, Good Luck… and maybe throw in a ‘Sorry’ card just to be on the safe side?!

Just use the promocode 6JRVB3 on the payment page.

Whilst you’re thinking about who, in your life, deserves a nice MOO Greeting Card, let’s get on with some more clues…

Clue …Continue reading this article…

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