BME Updates, Free IAM time, Submit photos by e-mail

If you didn’t have a chance to read this morning’s announcement of the new ASK.BME staff, you should take a quick look.  In addition to adding new ASK staff, we’ve been cranking along turning out new fixes and features to IAM as well as tweaking various pages so they’re more in line with the old IAM. More changes are coming and we’re hoping that by the end of the summer we’ll have all of the new things we’ve been busy working on behind the scenes completed! It’s been a huge project that has spanned several years but we’re finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you to everyone who has been patient and understanding while we work to bring BME up to par with the rest of the advances that the internet has seen come to light!

Feel free to send in some questions! To celebrate the addition of new ASK.BME, We’ve added 3 months to all IAM account expiration dates which should add 3 months to everyone’s accounts that are already active as well as making any expired IAM accounts accessible again!  So if you had an IAM account in the past and it’s expired, now is the time to come back and check out all the changes for yourself.

Now one of the biggest requests we’ve had over the past year has been to bring back the system that allowed you to send in your photos by e-mail.  Well we listened, and you can once again send in your photos.  To do so, simply e-mail the images to [email protected].  When you send photos to that address, they’ll appear in the media section of your BME profile.  From there you’ll be able to tag your images so they can be published in the appropriate galleries.  And remember, uploading images lets you have a free membership.  Check out the BME FAQ for all the details regarding free memberships, as well as paid subscriptions.

Finally, once you start e-mailing in your photos, check out the leaderboards to see where you stand.  Every year we give away prizes to the top contributors, so make this the year you get a prize!

Also, 30% OFF almost everything in the BMEShop! Coupon code: movingsale
Sale ends April 11th! Check here for details!

Free Gear Update!

The free sticker giveaway is over, but don’t let that stop you from filling in your information and checking the “Free Gear” box on your BME account information page.  This was just the first in what will soon be regular giveaways, including things like t-shirts!

One thing to note:  If you did manage to get your posts in before the deadline, make sure that the name you have registered is your real name.  Nobody can see this information, however when we go to print out the mailing labels, sending a package to cumguzzler666, 123 Blank Street, Averagetown, NY is a little tricky.  Your privacy has always been our number 1 concern, and as I mentioned before, the only time we ever access it is to print off a mailing label if you win something.  That’s it.  You won’t be getting junk flyers, and we will never sell your information to anybody.

If you don’t have a BME account, what are you waiting for?  It’s free to sign up, and that instantly gives you more access to the image galleries, and you can win free stuff!  Sign up today!

Also, 30% OFF almost everything in the BMEShop! Coupon code: movingsale
Sale ends April 11th! Check here for details!

Free Gear from BME!!

Yep.  You read that right, we’re giving away free stuff!  Some of you may have noticed a “FREE GEAR” checkbox on your BME profile page.  Well, we’re going to be starting up the monthly shirt giveaways again, so to kick things off we’re giving away all of our old stickers.  We just got new a new shipment of stickers in that have the updated address, so the ones you’ll be getting will be the last batch ever to have the address.

So here is how it is going to work. Anyone who posts on the comment section for this post, will get stickers in their mailbox. The only thing is you need to have is the “Enter to win FREE GEAR” check box selected on your account, your t-shirt size and your shipping address.

If you don’t have it set already, go to, check the FREE GEAR box, select your t-shirt size and make sure that you’ve either entered in an address or that your address on file is up to date. This is all under the “Personal Information” page which that link will take you to, it’s all at the top of the page.  (If you don’t have an account, then sign up today!  Opening a BME account is free!)

Then come back and post in this comment section with “I want stickers!”. Nothing else! Do not include your address in the comment forum!.

Once we’ve got posts in the comment section, we’ll start sending out stickers. We’ll verify that you’ve got the “Enter to win FREE GEAR” check box selected, your t-shirt size selected and then Rachel will grab your address from the account admin (All she can see is if you’ve got the FREE GEAR box checked or not, your address, shirt size, membership status, types and expiration dates and submissions linked to your account) and you’ll receive an envelope with free stickers. Don’t worry, BME always ships things in plain white envelopes with a discrete return mailing address. We also take great pride in protecting BME members personal information and would never distribute, reveal or sell your personal information, unlike some sites!

We’ll start shipping out stickers on Friday so as long as you get your post (and settings configured), in before midnight EST on Friday, you will receive some stickers! Hurry up and update those accounts and post in the forum!

Edit:  Please make sure that if you don’t have an IAM page, that you’re using the email address associated with your BME account when you post on modblog otherwise we won’t be able to find your shipping address!

Hey Saturday, How You Doin’?

Phew! I’m covered in a variety of inks from printing t-shirts all night. I’ve been taking breaks between making mock ups of tshirts,  fixing old artwork so that it can be printed again and printing the t-shirts themselves.  It’s just been one thing after another but I’m having fun. The only thing I am longing for right now would be a heated workshop!

If you hadn’t noticed, here are even more designs added to the shop since the last time Rob posted about it. Can you believe it? No.. Didn’t think so! I was going to add them all here but I figured I’ll just put the link right HERE and you can go and look at the 100+ designs that I’ve added in the last week.

Now here is the fun part. I’m losing my second wind and I’m definitely going to crash but I wanted to give myself a little joy before I go to bed (that does not sound like how I meant it to sound..) and the easiest way to do that is to GIVE AWAY FREE STUFF! Yep, that’s right!

I’m going to put together 5 “surprise packages” for BMEshop orders that come in today. This is how it’s going to work. There will be a “surprise pack” for the first orders placed on the shop for the following amounts:

  1. $20
  2. $50
  3. $75
  4. $100
  5. $200

Make sense to you? It seems pretty clear to me but I”m the one that thought it up. Say two people placed orders on the shop. One was for $21.00 and the other was for $25.00. The first of those two orders, since they’re both over $20, would be the one that got the “surprise pack”. If we had people place orders for $25, $78, $90, $100 and $200, the person who placed their order first between the $78 and $90 dollar order would win the spot for the $75 order while the second person would get the prize for the $50 dollar or since technically they’re above $50 but they weren’t the first person to place the order for the $75 spot. Did that clear things up or is it even more confusing now? Either way, get shopping over on BMEshop and I’ll make it worth your while. The “surprise packs” will definitely NOT disappoint. Did I mention that they will be relative to the number that you win do the higher the dollar amount that you win for, the better the surprise!

I love giving stuff away! Hope you all have a great weekend!

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