We received 130 entries correctly identifying the Fake Ad for BedMart on page 76 of the February issue.
The surname of last month’s winner, Martha Jennings, was disguised in the phone number (536-6464) using alphanumeric code, followed by an “S.”
“The Czar hasn’t done that since ‘arborweb’ days,” wrote longtime Fake Adder Andrew Yagle of the deceit. “And here I was looking for some reference to Ken Jennings of Jeopardy fame.”
“I was awakened from my nap by the mail carrier slamming the mailbox closed with the Observer inside,” wrote Marc Joseph. “It (Serta)ainly interrupted my nap. I nap during the day for two reasons. First, is to get some extra (sleep. Number) two is to get a bit of (down) time. Usually the tele(foam) rings and awakens me. At that advanced point in the Observer, I was getting drowsy, exhibiting a ‘blank(et)’ stare, ‘bearly’ able to continue and ready to ‘cave’-in on my quest for the Fake Ad.”
Ann Whiting was drawn as our winner. She’s taking her gift certificate to Ten Thousand Villages.
To enter this month’s contest, find the fake ad in the March issue and follow the instructions in the box at the bottom of the Back Page. The fake ad always contains the name of last month’s winner in some form.