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Tutorial Link: adding unique codes to MiniCards

June 2007, by Denise | 8 Comments – latest by Richard

Be warned, this tutorial is not for the faint hearted, but it does include the tags ‘social’, ‘shopping’ and ‘wine’, so you can see why it caught our eye…

We spotted it over at the Adegga blog. This is a companion site for the about-to-launch ‘social wine discovery project’.

Adegga decided to use MiniCards to invite 200 people to their site. Each invite needed to contain a unique login code. The tutorial explains how they did this, using a little bit of magic and Google Spreadsheets.

It looks like a bottle of wine and a few glasses of port were also involved in the process, but if you’re a non-drinker, I believe this is optional.

Fotolog shares the love

June 2007, by Denise | 4 Comments – latest by gaby e.

Last month MOO and Fotolog offered free 10 packs for Fotolog Gold Camera members. This month the offer has been extended to include everyone else!

If you have any type of Fotolog account and would like to try a free pack, head over to MOO’s Fotolog page and start making a 10 pack while stocks last.

Got some MiniCards already? Doing something extra cool with your cards? Then post your pictures in the MOOCards Fotolog group. We love to see what you’re up to!

Iain, one of the MOO Crew shows off his 10 pack…

Gold Camera Member ‘nydiscovery’ displays a 100 pack

We’re looking forward to seeing yours! Hope you have fun making your cards.

Things to see and MOO Do.

June 2007, by Denise | 2 Comments – latest by Denise

As you might know, we’re a nosey bunch – and we like seeing what people are upto with their MOO stuff. We’ve noticed a couple of things going on recently that you might like to join in too.

The first one is a little complicated. A four step program, ‘The MOO art-project’ launched yesterday. We noticed this a month or so ago, and have been wondering what it might be ever since. (This isn’t an ‘official’ MOO project, its something set up by artists who have bought MiniCards).

The four steps are listed as:
1) Disintegration
2) Back home
3) Left Overs
4) Reunion.

With the launch came the option to sign up and take part in Step one: Disintegration. The artists explain that …Continue reading this article…

Bunnies go MOO!

May 2007, by Denise | 5 Comments – latest by gutterface

Well… sort of. As a web user with a love of bunnies from way back (does anyone remember Oolong?), I was very happy to spot these little fellas and their MOO cards. A word of warning though. If you are a bunny fan, don’t follow the links below unless you have a few spare minutes. There’s a lot of very cute bunnies out there

Bucky, modelling his MiniCards. (By mvo168)

A very cute set of bunny NoteCards.(By Jaimuima)

Bucky again, checking his Notecards are up to scratch.(By mvo168)

Another nice set of Bunny NoteCards…(By YowlYY)

And a fantastic picture of MiniCards (by Jaimuima)

A week in pictures

May 2007, by Denise | 14 Comments – latest by geneinthebattle

It’s been a mad week here – we’ve launched with LiveJournal, VOX and Fotolog and our printers are buzzing! Here’s a few little pictures, to let you know what we’ve been upto, as sometimes, words just aren’t enough…

Little VOX 10 pack holders, waiting for your cards

A complete LiveJournal Order

LiveJournal orders, packed and ready for their envelopes

Even in all the madness, work still goes on with Uploader orders…

Our amazing office manager, Lucie, orders in pie, as she notices we’re all glued to our computers and living on caffeine.

The Fotolog 10 packs await their fate…

Ready to be packed with your cards, by the MOO Packing Crew……Continue reading this article…

LiveJournal and Vox: friends of MOO

May 2007, by Denise | 24 Comments – latest by mallenx

We know LiveJournal and Vox users have spotted this already, because our site has been going crazy for the past 24 hours. But just incase you missed it, here

Free 10 packs for Fotolog Gold Camera Members!

May 2007, by Denise | 1 Comment – latest by EstebanJV

The eagle eyed among you might have spotted that MOO started making cards with Fotolog a few months ago. Today we’re really excited to tell you that if you’re a Fotolog Gold Camera member you can get yourself a free 10 pack, in honour of Fotolog’s 5th birthday!

All you have to do is go to, click the 10 pack button and get started. Choose up to 10 of your Fotolog photos, personalise the back, tell us where you live and we’ll ship ‘em to your door in a smart little 10 pack holder. Yay!

There’s also a post on Fotolog News about the giveaway, take a look.

Dude, where’s my MOO?

May 2007, by Denise | 3 Comments – latest by ophelia_in_red

Not content with simply trading MOO’s, some of the people over in the Flickr pool have started something new. There’s now a ‘Where in the world is MOO?’ project.

MOO user Kelly started the project after some discussion in the group, and has built a fledgeling website to track the progress.

The idea is to send an empty box around the world, collecting a MiniCard and a story from each user as it goes. From the discussion it looks like there’s quite a few people signed up so far, so if you fancy joining in, head over to the site, and get involved.

There’s also a little project going on with the ‘I got …Continue reading this article…

A Big Yay!, a big hello, and a big cake.

May 2007, by Denise | 6 Comments – latest by India Jackson

Hello to everyone we met last night at the MOO party -it was great to meet you all. We all had a lot of fun, and we hope you did too. We actually had too much fun to be writing a blog post at this time in the morning, so we’ll let some pictures do the talking, while we grab coffee… To those who couldn’t make it, we hope to see you at the next one.

There were cards on display – this shot by Cinnamon

…and this shot by funcrunch

There were drinks, and stickers – another shot by Cinnamon

and balloons, shot by Richard

Lots of nice people, shot by Steve Rhodes

And of …Continue reading this article…

MOO party, tonight!

May 2007, by Denise | 3 Comments – latest by Steve

As if you’d forget such a thing… But just incase, there’s a MOO party tonight, at 111 Minna, San Francisco. We’re looking forward to seeing you there, for a little MOO-ey fun in the sunshine.
There’s more details on Upcoming, should you need them. Woo!

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