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Inkonomics: Why It Pays to Pay a Little More When Buying a Photo Printer

In the market for a new photo printer and not sure what to buy? Here’s a tip: shelling out a little more dough on the printer itself could potentially lead to massive savings over time.

The reason is ink, sometimes called “black gold” (or… “colored gold”?). The general rule of thumb in the printer industry is: the cheaper the printer, the more expensive it is to keep it filled with ink.
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Photo Printer and Metallic Paper Giveaway

Update: This giveaway is now over. The winner was selected and announced below.


Howdy friends. It’s time for another PetaPixel giveaway. This week we’re giving away a printing set with the following items: a Canon PIXMA iP4700 inkjet printer, 50 sheets of Silver Metallic paper by Red River Paper, and a $100 gift certificate to Red River Paper! The combined value of these prizes is about $250.

To enter, all you need to do is:

Tell us your favorite joke or one-liner

There are two ways to enter, and doing both methods will give you 2 entries in the contest, and thus double the chance the win!

  1. Leave your response as a comment
  2. Tweet your response, and include the following link to this post anywhere in the tweet: http://j.mp/ppxlrrp

    As long as the link appears in the post, you’ll be automatically entered in the contest.

This contest will end Friday May 21st, 2010. We’ll randomly pick a winner using random.org and update this post. Good luck!


Update: This giveaway has ended. We received 184 comments and 98 tweets. Though we’ll count all the comments as entries, we will verify that the winner followed the rules and did not have an unfair advantage.

The randomly selected winner of the printer, paper, and gift certificate is…

#34: atom714

Two guys walk into a bar, the third guy ducks.

Congratulations! Please email [email protected] to claim your prize.

Thanks to everyone who entered and shared your hilarious jokes with us!


A big thanks to Red River Paper for providing the prizes for this giveaway!