The Golden Snitch Geeky Giveaway January 2016 Sponsors
You guys! I joined in on a thing! It’s pretty exciting to be a part of a big giveaway like this, and I’m super grateful that Kimi put it together. I can’t even imagine organizing something like this, so major kudos to her. If you’re interested in checking out some fun geeky blogs, read on! Oh, and maybe win yourself some awesomely geeky swag while you’re at it:)


Do you love collecting geeky items? Perfect! Every month this year, will be hosting a giveaway called The Golden Snitch: The geeky giveaway that opens at the close. You will get the chance at winning a special prize box containing a mixture of pop culture items which total value is $100 or more. Does this sound good to you? Of course it does!

Kimi has rounded up some amazing geek-inspired bloggers to introduce you to today. I’m so excited for you to meet them and hopefully get to know them better as well! We all pitched in to provide the items for this month’s Golden Snitch Geeky Giveaway prize box.

Say Hello To…

Time to meet your lovely giveaway sponsors! It being a new year and all, Kimi asked a special question: What is one fandom you’d like to learn more about in 2016? These were our answers…

KIMI | Kimi Who?
It might sound a little cliche right now, but I’d like to learn more about Star Wars. Seeing the new movie has really piqued my interest and I’ve found myself bugging my boyfriend with so many questions! I’m greatly enjoying learning about the Star Wars universe and old canon vs. new!

ANGIE | My So-Called Chaos
I think maybe the outlander fandom. I read the first book and really liked it, but have gotten stuck trying to read the second and people are obsessed with the whole series.

JENN | The Diary of a Dreamer
One fandom I’d like to learn more about this year? That is a really difficult question. Hmmm…. Either Batman (like Harley Quinn) or maybe Star Wars (I haven’t watched the movies since 1-3 were in theaters) or Doctor Who (maybe pre-Christopher Eccleson).

HEATHER | The Nerdy Fox
The one fandom I’d like to learn more about in 2016 is Sherlock. I haven’t been able to really get into it even though I know if I sat down and watched it, I’d be in love.

CHRISTINA | Cali Darling
One fandom I’d like to learn more about in 2016 would have to be the Divergent series. I’ve seen the first one and definitely want to see the second one. I’d also like to read the books as well. I feel like Divergent would fit well into my current favorite fandoms of Harry Potter, Twilight, and Hunger Games!

MANDY | The True Ultimate Fangirl Officially
One fandom I’d like to learn more about in 2016 is Deadpool. I already love all the trailers I’ve seen for the new movie, plus all I’ve heard about him as a character, because I’m a foul-mouthed, vulgar, twisted-sensed-of-humor kind of gal myself, and to find a character that is along those same lines is just freakin’ fantastic! I can’t wait to start buying comics and I just recently purchased my outfit for when I go and see the movie, so I’m psyched! There’s nothing better than getting to be a geeky fashionista while learning about the “Merc With a Mouth”.

ASHLEE | Her Geekery
I’d love to learn more about Supernatural! I’ve heard so much about it and I’ve seen an episode here and there, but I’ve never taken the time to sit down and get into it. I’m especially intrigued by Jared Padalecki’s ‘Always Keep Fighting’ campaign, which I think is what really sparked my interest in this massive fandom!

STACEY | Geeks & Lattes
The Once Upon A Time fandom. I abandoned the show in S2 and now I regret it.

IMANI | I Puke Kawaii
Let’s go Wade Wilson. Deadpool comes outnxt month and I think more people should know him.

DANIELLE | From Girlie to Nerdy
I’d like to learn more about (and hopefully watch) Sailor Moon this year. I missed the boat on that show as a kid and I love that it promotes girl power and has talking cats.

NICHOLE | Cuppa Geek
I can’t wait to get all caught up with Doctor Who and Torchwood. The show has changed my fandom life. I can’t say I’ve ever been this crazy about a show before. Not even my horror shows. And I’m a huge horror geek. Doctor Who has everything romance, action, suspense, horror . . How could you not be obsessed?

LEAH | Girl Getting Geeky
I think it might actually be Harry Potter for me. I’m not a great lover of the characters. Sorry! But I am a lover of the world.

VANESSA | 2 Dorks in Love
We just started getting into Supernatural this month. I kept seeing raves all over my geek mom group and told my husband that I wanted to start catching up. I knew little bits…like there’s Felicia Day in there somewhere, and I know Dean likes pie, ha ha. So far it’s been great for the first season and a half!

KATY | Plays Well with Coffee
I would love to learn more about the Sherlock fandom! I’ve heard nothing but good things about the show, so I’m totally stoked to jump into the whole thing!

JESSICA | Two Married Geeks
The DC fandom. I’m more of a Marvel Gal myself.

KAYLY | My Open Sketchbook
For me, I think I’d enjoy learning a bit more about the Marvel universe, in terms of character origins and whatnot. As a fan of the MCU, I’d really like to learn more about the comic history, especially as there are character movies coming out this year that I’d like to see but don’t know much about (ie – Doctor Strange).

LIANA | Liana Art & Illustration
The Star Wars universes (canon and not canon) and the new series they’re putting out!

JESSICA | The Nifty Nerd
I’d like to learn more about Firefly. People seem to love the series or think it’s highly overrated. I fell in love with the movie, Serenity, when I first watched it, so I’d like to give the series (single season?) a chance!

MICHELLE | Geeked Out Girl
The fandom I would like to learn more about is video games. Gamers seem so passionate about everything they do- from the games they play to the system(s) that they use. I would love to find a system and a game that I am so dedicated to that I actually play it through all the way to the end.

Time for a Giveaway!

Now that you’ve gotten to know the ladies, let’s show you the goods! *Ahem* We mean the prizes of course.

The Golden Snitch Geeky Giveaway - Star Wars + Doctor Who + Harry Potter - January 2016

This month we’re giving away a prize pack valued at $125! It includes the following:

  • BB-8 Touch Desk Lamp from Think Geek
  • Walgreens Exclusive Star Wars Prototype Boba Fett Funko Pop
  • Doctor Who TARDIS-shaped Ceramic Mug
  • Harry Potter Coloring Book + Marker Set
  • Star Wars Yoda Sleeping Mask

Head’s up! This giveaway is for US residents only! There was a bit of a hiccup regarding this policy when the posts went live, so if you’re an awesome international geek who has already entered, fear not. You’re definitely still eligible to receive the prize if you win! For those entering to win going forward though, US residents only, please. Sorry friends<3

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Get Ready for February’s Giveaway!

Are you interested in being part of The Golden Snitch Geeky Giveaway for February? Now is the time to sign up and claim your spot! We’ll be giving away a Deadpool Fleece Robe and other assorted Marvel Universe items.


  1. This is a really cool giveaway! I’m going to have to look into getting in on it when I have a little bit more disposable income. πŸ˜€ Anyway, the fandom I really want to get into is X-Files. I started dabbling in it for the first time end of 2015, and then kind of trickled off again after Mulder left. So I’d really like to get back into the final few seasons, and then watch the mini-series that just started!

    • I’m definitely with you on X-Files! I’m watching the reboot right now, but I’ve only seen the first couple seasons of the original show. I had no idea Mulder leaves, waaahh? What’s even the point then?! Haha. I’ll probably stop watching at that point too, since I love me some Spooky Mulder<3

      • He got annoying after Season 5. Super super annoying. I was just over him, which is part of the break, haha. But I’m loving the new Agent. πŸ™‚

        • Aw really? Not looking forward to that then:( But yeah, I’m really enjoying him in the new episodes so far! He’s just what I loved about early X-Files Mulder, haha.

  2. This is so awesome! That BB-8 lamp… <3

    There are two fandoms I want to get into at some point, which are Supernatural and the X-Files. Both I've read and heard about a lot, but I know next to nothing about them. I might just get hooked!

    But first I have some catching up to Doctor Who and Sherlock… πŸ˜€

    • Oh man, I keep meaning to watch Sherlock, but I’m afraid of getting hooked then having to wait SO LONG for new episodes! I’m right there with you on both shows. I’ve definitely intrigued by Supernatural, though I don’t know much about it at all. I just started on the second season of X-Files…and I’m hooked! I hope you watch (and love) it soon!

  3. Oooo, for me, one fandom that I’d like to learn more about is Percy Jackson & the Olympians. Mythology is my thing! (What a fantastic giveaway!)

    • It’s a fun one, right? Kimi’s awesome for putting it all together and picking such cute prizes<3 And yay for mythology! I've always been into Greek mythology so I've been thinking of reading those books too!

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