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Monday, November 22, 2010

Ubisoft's 12 Days of Giveaways: With Just Dance 2, I'm either the Ladies Dancing or the Lords a'Leaping

This post is part of a sponsored series from Ubisoft, celebrating "12 Days of Giveaways." See below for how you can enter up to 12 times to win fun and family-friendly video games.

Back in August, for one fleeting moment, I was a dancing queen.

You remember, right?

It was BlogHer 2010 in the Ubisoft booth on the Expo Floor. Battle of the Bloggers was taking place on the Just Dance 2 stage, and I had somehow won the semi-finals dancing to Beyonce's Crazy in Love.

So it was on to the finals, to dance to The Rockafeller Skank by Fatboy Slim. It was close, oh so close, but I didn't win. Though I did manage to get all of my limb-flailing and lip-biting on film for all to see.

Ever since seeing these videos, my kids have been bugging me for a copy of Just Dance 2, and they are leaping out of their skin knowing that one is on its way to our home Right Now. (the first didn't make it in here on time, but I've been assured a replacement is on its way; back away children) And just as soon as I can get goofy film of my family dancing? You can bet I'll post some video up for all to see. I'm fair like that.

(UPDATE: ok, I did get video of my husband and brother-in-law dancing to Jungle Boogie, but in the interest of preserving my marriage and family relations, I will not post it here. Instead you can read about my latest feelings about Just Dance 2 here)

Want your own copy of Just Dance 2? Leave me a comment below and tell me which song you'd pick first if you win.

CONTEST IS CLOSED! Congratulations to commenter #37, Greenlancer who will get to try out Proud Mary very soon.
Thanks to everyone who entered to win!
Can't wait? Just Dance 2 is also available on both Amazon and Toys-R-Us, though Amazon squeaks a dollar off the price.


Want more ways to win great games for the whole family? Visit each of these blogs during our 12 Days of Giveaways from now through December 3! Find their post from today and leave a comment to enter to win.

Please visit these participating bloggers for more chances to win games, including Just Dance 2 (Wii), Battle of Giants: Dinosaur Strike (Wii), Petz Fantasy (DS) and Petz Nursery (DS)!

I was selected to participate in this sponsored series by Ubisoft and Clever Girls Collective. I received a video game (it's on its way!) and compensation for my participation in this program. We believe in Blog With Integrity.

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Blogger Chicky Chicky Baby said...

I'm torn between The Ting Tings "That's Not My Name" and Mika "Big Girl". But I think I'm going to have to go with "It's Raining Men". Hallelujah.

9:46 AM  
Blogger AnnetteK said...

It would have to be "Wake me up before you go go." I LOVED Wham! in junior high! My hairbrush was a fabulous microphone back then. ;)

9:52 AM  
Blogger Lucinda H said...

Def the jungle boogie!

1:49 PM  
Blogger dogwood said...

Cosmic Girl or Wake Me Up Before You Go Go... haha! We love Just Dance and can not wait to try Just Dance 2.

2:04 PM  
OpenID adjunctmom said...

I think I'd have to go with "It's Raining Men." Seriously.

2:09 PM  
Anonymous Julie @ The Mom Slant said...

Tik Tok, if only because I want to hear Tacy sing her chicken version parody while I dance.

And Mrs. Chicky, you and I are going to dance-off to It's Raining Men. Hallelujah, indeed.

2:18 PM  
Blogger tlcfromtn said...

Outkast's "Hey Ya!"

braaisjo at gmail dot com

2:48 PM  
Blogger C.A. Marshall said...

I pick Rihanna's SOS because while danceable, it's also kinda slow and I'm a bit uncoordinated!

4:02 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

Oh it would have to be Cher The Shoop Shoop song!

4:51 PM  
Blogger Katy said...

Crazy in Love, definitely

5:09 PM  
Anonymous Julie B. said...

I'd chose "That's not my name" by the Ting Tings.

I had the opportunity to watch the kids play Just Dance 2 at a neighbors house and they loved it! Its on their list for Santa.

6:44 PM  
Blogger Brittany said...

SOS by Rhiana!

6:59 PM  
Blogger Krystan said...

Obviously, I'd go with "Body Movin'". The Fatboy Slim remix version is sort of our family song on road trips to CT. This is already on my wish list, but I don't think anyone will buy it for me!!

9:02 PM  
Blogger Amelia Sprout said...

Totally That's Not My Name. Love that song. Also, loved watching you guys dance, totally wish I could have tried it out then.

10:13 PM  
Anonymous donna m. said...

I definitely can't dance but the kids and I would have fun trying. I think we could bust out a Hammer time, maybe.

10:36 PM  
Anonymous Janice said...

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go! Great 80s song :)

1:28 AM  
Anonymous Cristina C. said...

It's a toss up between It's Raining Men and The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss), but I'm going to vote for Cher - The Shoop Shoop Song. Mikayla and Hailey are voting for Avril Lavigne – Girlfriend. We are 'suppose' to be doing school and they are now listening to this song... LOL! :)

10:27 AM  
Blogger Joyful Noise said...

Walk like an Egyptian or Wake me up before you go would be my first choice...but there are lots of great songs! Thanks for the chance to win!

1:33 PM  
Anonymous Romy said...

I am dying to try Just Dance 2 with my family! Any 80's song will do, but and partial to Madonna's Celebrate or Vogue!

2:06 PM  
Blogger Snow said...

That's Not My Name is the song I wanna hear first!

Gotta win this for my kids..:)

8:35 PM  
Blogger tanya904 said...

I think that I would get shaking to some Pussy Cat Dolls. The Outkast song "Hey Ya" always gets me on my feet too. Thanks for the chance to win
tanyainjville at yahoo dot com

12:57 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

I would have to go with WHAM, such an 80s girl :)

2:13 PM  
Blogger Rebecca Graham said...

Walk Like an Egyptian.

rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

2:33 AM  
Anonymous Suzanne C said...

Outkast's "Hey Ya!" for me.

suzanne at

12:30 AM  
Blogger oona. said...

I would pick Bust a Move by Young MC!!! Best song to dance to-ever!
Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

1:27 PM  
Blogger A Moms Rantings said...

My pick would have to be Wake me up before you go go. My daughter and I would look hilarious doing this.

7:32 PM  
Blogger Mami2jcn said...

Wake me up before you go-go!

mami2jcn at gmail dot com

8:00 PM  
Blogger punkinmama said...

I'd have to pick "Hey Ya" but only because there's video evidence out there of me and a few other local bloggers dancing to it at our own just dance party.

11:57 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

So many choices.... Pussycat Dolls, When I Grow Up!

2:00 PM  
Blogger Qtpies7 said...

I would totally go for Walk Like and Egyptian by the Bangles! My kids had a blast with that song when our friend brought the game over to play!

3:52 AM  
Anonymous Janice said...

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!

7:08 AM  
Blogger tattgiff said...

wake me up..b/c i had THAT poster on my ceiling way back then...
tattgiff at centurytel dot net

4:13 AM  
Blogger Mandy said...

I'd have to dance to Proud Mary by Ike and Tina. LOVE it!

9:23 AM  
Blogger Yvonne said...

My daughter and I ROCK Justin Timberlake's Summer Love. Okay, she rocks and I look like I have a really bad muscle cramp. for this great contest.

12:01 PM  
Blogger Life As I Know It said...

If I don't win this, I have to go buy kids just discovered The Ting Ting's and I hear A LOT of That's Not My Name around here.
They call my Jane...that's not my name.
Brilliant lyrics, no?

12:28 PM  
Blogger Whirlwind said...

So apparently my comment never posted the other day :(

Monster Mash would probably be the first song chosen in my house.

Our friends have this and the GIRLS LOVE playing it.

12:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Proud Mary!
greenlancer at comcast dot net

2:56 PM  
Blogger VDog said...

COSMIC GIRL!! Viva Jamiroquai!

5:11 PM  
Blogger Tabathia said...

tik tok by kesha
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

6:23 PM  
Blogger Inspiring You To Save! said...

The Ting Tings. I love that song!

10:48 PM  
Blogger Anitra said...

I'd probably start with Jungle Boogie or Hey Yah. Difficult to choose!

12:11 AM  
Anonymous Daniel M said...

jungle boogie! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

12:29 AM  
Blogger Mommy PR said...

Haaaaa probably Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by WHAM!

12:35 AM  
Blogger Deb K said...

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go!!

I loved that song :-)


12:45 AM  
Blogger genkimari said...

Walk Like an Egyptian - the dancing was so awful in the original video, I wouldn't feel as bad looking like a dork. LOL

4:56 AM  
Anonymous DBeal said...

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

4:57 AM  
Blogger AmyLynn said...

My first song would be Ke$ha – "TiK ToK". Great song for dancing! Thanks for the chance.

7:19 AM  
Blogger Mass Hole Mommy said...

I would choose SOS by rhianna! Thanks!

massmommie (at) gmail (dot) com

10:21 AM  
Blogger Kellie Conklin said...

I would dance to Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne first! This looks like a super fun game! Thanks for the giveaway!

10:40 AM  
Blogger Angela said...

I would go for "Walk Like an Egyptian" My fave when I was younger...oh so much younger, lol

10:41 AM  
Blogger Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

This game looks so fun!! Thank you so much for the chance to win!

i would pick Wham "wake me up before you gogo!" Thanks again!

inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

2:32 PM  
Blogger shirley said...

Wake ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO is for me.

3:11 PM  
Blogger Gianna said...

Take on Me ~ Aha

5:37 PM  
Blogger twifanheather said...

Definitely The Pussycat Dolls' "When I Grow Up!" Love that song! :)

11:35 PM  
Blogger candy said...

It's a tie between wake me up for you go girl and that's my name. There are so many great songs on trhis game it is really hard to choose.wilcarvic

11:53 PM  

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