Sharp Laptop Contest: We Have a Winner

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The winner by, technical knockout, is Roberto and his screen-challenged laptop known as the Frankenputer or Franken-PC. He won both the popular vote and the editorial vote for his Gizmodo-like DIY ingenuity. As reader Erzengel put it:

FrankenPC.. WOOT! the display is broken? no problem, im sure i can fix it with this very very old cellphone and my swiss army. Thats the way to face things, and not just complaining.. You deserve it.

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The "it" in this case being a Sharp M4000 WideNote laptop that retails for around $1,800.

And now for Roberto's acceptance speech:

I appreciate this more than I can verbally express. . .I just really wanna thank you guys at gizmodo and sharp for giving me the oppurtunity to tell my story and participate in this great contest. You guys rule!

P.S. I guess those 3 hours a day I spend at work reading you articles finally paid off.

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As for the runner-up, the ever so controversially popular Misstreated Missouri, well this is not the last you will see of her pretty pouty face on Gizmodo. Stay tuned.

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