Find the Fortune and Win One! – UPDATE: Contest Has Ended!

You know what’s easy to find on St. Patrick’s Day? A lot of green things. Like green garb, green beer, green milkshakes, and even green rivers! What’s more complicated to come across on this Irish holiday – and any day, really – is the kind of green stuff we use to procure pretty pieces from our favorite boutiques. But from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. EST on March 17, ModCloth will make that enterprise a little easier with the Find the Fortune Contest!

Don’t worry – you don’t have to chase a leprechaun to the end of a rainbow to locate the loot. But, you do have to comb our site for a pot of gold that looks just like the image above! You’ll find the felicitous fortune hidden within the profile of one of our products (please note that the image is not viewable in IE-9 browsers). And remember: Patience pays, so please view the full product page (not the Quick Look) and wait until it has completely loaded before moving on. If you spot the pot o’ gold while poring through descriptions of darling dresses, you just might be one of the lucky lasses or lads to win a $100 ModCloth gift certificate.

Here are a few things to remember if you uncover this kettle of coins:

  • Include which product’s page you found the pot of gold on, and also your name and e-mail address.
  • Only one entry per person
  • International customers are eligible to win
  • Winners will be announced on the Blog on March 24

At the close of the contest, we’ll randomly select two winners. What could be sweeter than being rewarded for shopping? So, hold on to your four-leaf clover, and ‘sham-rock’ your way toward that treasure!

UPDATE: Our fortuitous contest is now closed, but that doesn’t mean the fun is over just yet! Come back on March 24 to see if you’re a winner!

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138 Comments

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    vi 03/17/2011 at 12:38 am #

    will it show up on google chrome?

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      ModCloth 03/17/2011 at 2:58 am #

      Hi, Vi!

      Yup, it will show up on Chrome. Thanks for asking, and good luck!

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      Linda 03/17/2011 at 6:14 pm #

      I just found it in google chrome, so yes 🙂

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      Bianca 03/17/2011 at 8:25 pm #

      Yep 😉

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    Courtney 03/17/2011 at 1:22 am #

    Yay I just entered! Hoping for some St. Patty’s Day luck — thanks modcloth!

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      camille 03/17/2011 at 1:40 am #

      where is it>

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      Esther 03/17/2011 at 3:29 pm #

      Camille…no one is going to say obviously. That would decrease our chances of winning. Look for it instead of asking for the answer. It’s not that hard.

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    Caitlin 03/17/2011 at 1:29 am #

    Fun!! Gonna go start searching 🙂

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    dene 03/17/2011 at 1:39 am #

    will it show up in quicklook, or fullscreen?

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      ModCloth 03/17/2011 at 2:57 am #

      Hi, Dene!

      The pot of gold will not show up in Quick Look, so be sure to search through the individual product pages, and don’t forget to wait for each page to fully load!

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    Linzy 03/17/2011 at 2:07 am #

    Miracle of miracles! After two hours of searching, I finally found it. Now I have to wait until midnight to send in my entry, and hope my effort pays off.

    Good thing I’m Irish 😉

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    Jessica 03/17/2011 at 2:49 am #

    What If your on the westcoast? is the times different?

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      ModCloth 03/17/2011 at 2:53 am #

      Hi, Jessica!

      If you’re on the West Coast, then the contest will end at 8:59 p.m. EST on March 17. Hope that helps!

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    Maggie (ModCloth) 03/17/2011 at 2:59 am #

    Hi there!
    Everyone is eligible to enter the contest starting at 12am ET 3/17, regardless of what time zone they live in (so enter now)! The image will appear in the full product profile, not in Quick Look. @Vi, the image will show up in Google Chrome. Good Luck to you all and Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

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    Kendall 03/17/2011 at 3:27 am #

    Kind of a stupid question, but how much contact info are we supposed to put in our entry email?

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    stephanie I 03/17/2011 at 3:29 am #

    i found it! so happy now i could sleep!

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    Evelina 03/17/2011 at 3:39 am #

    Yay! I’m so glad I found it – just about when I was wondering I missed it, haha. Happy St. Patrick’s Day and good luck everyone! 🙂

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    Nikki 03/17/2011 at 3:57 am #

    love little contests like these 🙂 found it surprisingly quick- hope i win!

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    Hannah 03/17/2011 at 4:37 am #

    So we’re only looking through the dress descriptions?

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    mel 03/17/2011 at 5:29 am #

    should out of stalk items be included in the search?

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    Heather Boyd 03/17/2011 at 7:52 am #

    That took all of one minute. you guys should really try harder. ;p

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      Laura 03/17/2011 at 2:09 pm #

      I tried it the hard way, but then tried it an easier way. 🙂 I know exactly what you mean.

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    Cynthia 03/17/2011 at 8:00 am #

    YAYYY i found it after 5 minutes! =D

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    Lauren 03/17/2011 at 8:14 am #

    will it work in I E8 browsers? I’m searching…just want to make sure I’m not looking for nothing :)! Thank you

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    Mary 03/17/2011 at 8:48 am #

    Found it in literally 10 seconds. Woot woot!

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    Gwen 03/17/2011 at 8:53 am #

    Can you guys give hints because my computer is old and slow, takes more than a minute for each page to load.

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      jocelyn 03/17/2011 at 4:29 pm #

      There are some darling green dresses that I think you should take a look at.

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    Lauren 03/17/2011 at 9:13 am #

    ….I found the pot of gold on the first item I looked at!!! I would say that I have the luck of the Irish today, but I am not Irish….Oh, and I wonder if the IE 9 reason is why I never found Winston after searching for days…Today I used FireFox

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    Bonnie 03/17/2011 at 9:29 am #

    Will you have to search each picture within the profile, or will it be more obvious?

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    Lauren 03/17/2011 at 9:29 am #

    Can you see the Pot o’ Gold in the Quick Look window, or does it only show on the full page?

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      vi 03/17/2011 at 10:10 am #

      full page!

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    Micalah 03/17/2011 at 9:41 am #

    Is it definitely in the dresses section? Or could it be anywhere on the site? This could take a while…

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    Brandy 03/17/2011 at 10:02 am #

    Yeah I found it!! Need some good luck today!!!

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    adie 03/17/2011 at 11:16 am #

    I found one! and it does work on chrome- and it amazingly only took me a few minutes – though I narrowed down my search first. 😉 good luck all!

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    Kim 03/17/2011 at 11:22 am #

    Ha, found it after only a few minutes of searching! Yay!

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    kelly 03/17/2011 at 11:36 am #

    Seriously, I’ve been searching for an hour….

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    sarah 03/17/2011 at 11:52 am #

    yay I found it!

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    ModCloth 03/17/2011 at 11:54 am #

    Hi Lauren!

    It’s in the Full Page, not Quick Look. Micalah, yes, you have spotted our hint, you lucky girl! 😉

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      Courtney 03/17/2011 at 1:33 pm #

      I found it, but i am wondering what contact information is needed for submission?

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    Niki 03/17/2011 at 11:55 am #

    Any hints?? I’ve been searching for a while now! But I don’t want to give up!

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    Kayla 03/17/2011 at 11:56 am #

    Is there a next button on the product page?

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    Shirley Yau 03/17/2011 at 11:58 am #

    Just entered! Good luck to everyone!

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    Angie 03/17/2011 at 12:17 pm #

    I found the pot o’gold! I hope I win! Thanks for being awesome, ModCloth!

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      Kayla 03/17/2011 at 12:32 pm #

      Is the pot of gold just on the page or do i have to look through each picture of the clothing?

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      JL 03/17/2011 at 9:07 pm #

      Kayla, it’s on the page not in a picture.

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    Valentina 03/17/2011 at 12:19 pm #

    found it yay! thanks from Italy ModCloth! 🙂

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    Jay 03/17/2011 at 12:20 pm #

    FOUND IT!! Hope I win. Keep the fun contests coming and good luck to everyone. Happy St. Patty’s Day 🙂

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    Pattie 03/17/2011 at 12:23 pm #

    I found it! 🙂 Didn’t take near as long as I had thought!

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    Victoria 03/17/2011 at 12:26 pm #

    Yay! finally found it….. 😀

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    Zoe Brian 03/17/2011 at 12:28 pm #

    Can you give us a hint? Like what section of dresses it is in?!
    Pretty please with Winston on top?

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      Kirsten 03/17/2011 at 8:46 pm #

      Good luck! Finding the pot of gold is like finding a four-leaf clover in a field

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    Robin 03/17/2011 at 12:35 pm #

    Found one! It definitely took a while, but I really hope I win!!

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    Lauren 03/17/2011 at 12:55 pm #

    Found it in 10 minutes! I really hope I win!

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    Kimberlee Hawkins 03/17/2011 at 1:05 pm #

    Thank you soo much for the chance to enter! I found the dress sooo fast lol! Well I’m on the site everyday! So I know the sections by now! haha Thank you <3

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    Kayla 03/17/2011 at 1:15 pm #

    ive been looking for hours! can someone PLEASE tell me what i am doing wrong?!

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      Kimberlee Hawkins 03/17/2011 at 1:26 pm #

      Think St Patrick’s day lovely<3 You can find find it!!!!

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      ModCloth 03/17/2011 at 1:39 pm #

      Hi Zoe and Niki (and anyone else who is still stumped) – even the greenest of you ModCloth fans might get lucky if you keep looking… 🙂

      Hi Kayla! Could you email community@modcloth.com and let us know about the issue you are having? Thank you!

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      Kayla 03/17/2011 at 4:40 pm #

      am i looking at the dress pictures?

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    sarah 03/17/2011 at 1:23 pm #

    i love contests like this! found one right away, maybe doing so many Ispy books as a kid has payed off.

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      Kimberlee Hawkins 03/17/2011 at 4:12 pm #

      Hehe Thats cute 🙂 I loved Ispy!

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    Rachel 03/17/2011 at 1:26 pm #

    Just keep searching. Took me near 2 hours till I finally found it.

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    Anna 03/17/2011 at 1:29 pm #

    Found it! Fingers crossed!

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    B. Waldo 03/17/2011 at 1:35 pm #

    🙂 So fun!! Lovin’ the green today!!

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    Sandra 03/17/2011 at 1:44 pm #

    Yay! I found it!!! I spent two days looking for Winston and never found him so I am soooooo thrilled that I found the pot o’ gold in less than 30 minutes! *Giant sigh of relief*

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    Courtney 03/17/2011 at 1:47 pm #

    found it! it didn’t take too long. hope my luck continues to be strong!

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    Flora 03/17/2011 at 1:48 pm #

    Hi, what xactly do you mean by contact info? Only my email or my mailing address too? Thanks!

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    Brooke T. 03/17/2011 at 2:00 pm #

    Finally found it! This was fun. I love contests like this!

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    stephanie 03/17/2011 at 2:06 pm #

    On my first email i forgot to put my info…so i sent a second email…will i get disqualified?

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    Mary 03/17/2011 at 2:13 pm #

    This was fun! It was a little too easy though.

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    Brandy 03/17/2011 at 2:18 pm #

    Found it! Started going through all the items then thought to search for something specific and nailed it!

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    ModCloth 03/17/2011 at 2:23 pm #

    Please include your full name, email address and the name of the product where you found the image. If you forgot to include this information when you entered, just send us another email and let us know. No worries, Stephanie!

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      stephanie 03/17/2011 at 3:53 pm #

      Awesome..thank you!

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    Ateeyeh 03/17/2011 at 2:28 pm #

    woot woot!
    Thanks ModCloth 🙂

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    Liz 03/17/2011 at 2:43 pm #

    woohoo! I found it! 😀

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    Anon 03/17/2011 at 2:48 pm #

    I give! I’ve been looking for 2 hours, using Firefox… can… not… locate…

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      Experimental 303 03/17/2011 at 3:16 pm #

      Anon,
      Keep searching! I’m using Firefox as well and I got it. Good luck!

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    Haley 03/17/2011 at 3:08 pm #

    I found it!!!!!! I’M SO EXCITED!!!! (I entered a few minutes ago.) :3

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    Michelle 03/17/2011 at 3:15 pm #

    I am absolutely estatic that I found it! And it was on one of my favorite dresses too. Happy St. Patrick’s day everyone! Hope you can find the pot of Gold too!

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    Michelle 03/17/2011 at 3:17 pm #

    Umm, I only gave my first name. Is that ok? Or should I send another email?

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    Rachel 03/17/2011 at 3:28 pm #

    Found it! Email sent, hope I win!!

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    Dorothy 03/17/2011 at 3:32 pm #

    Yay! I found the Pot of Gold as well. Thank you! Good luck to everyone!

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    Kate 03/17/2011 at 3:42 pm #

    If you have pop-up blocker installed for google chrome, will this prevent you from seeing it?? D:

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      Holly 03/17/2011 at 6:55 pm #

      Nope, I have the same thing and I found it 🙂 Woop Google Chrome!

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    Anna H 03/17/2011 at 4:20 pm #

    is the pot of gold only in dresses?

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    Brenda 03/17/2011 at 4:21 pm #

    Just found it and entered! So glad I finally figured out how to find it easier after searching for an hour lol! Good luck to everyone :]

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      Anna H 03/17/2011 at 4:22 pm #

      where would it be on the page? on the dress? on the bottom?

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      Kirsten 03/17/2011 at 8:49 pm #

      It will pop up on the description. You won’t miss it!

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    Victoria 03/17/2011 at 4:27 pm #

    That was pretty easy. 🙂

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    Kayla 03/17/2011 at 4:30 pm #

    Is the pot of gold going to be on the page as soon as i open it?

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    shabby 03/17/2011 at 4:37 pm #

    Grr I can’t find it! Everyone is saying how easy it is!

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      olivia 03/17/2011 at 4:58 pm #

      Think green:))

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    shabby 03/17/2011 at 4:40 pm #

    ah there it is

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    Lynn 03/17/2011 at 4:50 pm #

    Found it! FYI even with firefox and even if the page says “done” loading, it’s not complete. For some reason with modcloth when i click on a page… it’s not full complete. make sure you see the log in or shopping bag bar on top or that the wish list button and size picking buttons are working. It those buttons aren’t there or aren’t working then the page did not completely load. Happens to me all the time…just keep hit refresh until it works.

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    Spencer S 03/17/2011 at 5:22 pm #

    Found it, woo!

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    Rachael 03/17/2011 at 5:40 pm #

    Found it! I really hope I get it, that would be the only way I could ever buy anything on here.

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    Jaimes 03/17/2011 at 5:46 pm #

    Found it. Entered. Awesome.

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    linsey 03/17/2011 at 5:50 pm #

    dudsies! im so happy i found the dress and the pot of gold! i love this site. thanks modcloth, i love you!

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    Milli 03/17/2011 at 6:11 pm #

    Would it show in IE 7 or 8? or 6? (I’m not sure which one I have). I don’t want to search for nothing.. xP

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    Paola Victoria 03/17/2011 at 6:49 pm #

    YEY. I hope I have lucky March 24th. 😀

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    Michelle 03/17/2011 at 6:50 pm #

    Yay! I found it! ^___^

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    Meg 03/17/2011 at 6:58 pm #

    I can’t find it, i’ve been doing this for 5 hours now its so frustrating!! =(

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      Kayla 03/17/2011 at 8:15 pm #

      Just read the other comments on this page for hints.

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      Kirsten 03/17/2011 at 8:42 pm #

      You could say this search is like looking for a four-leaf clover 🙂

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    Brittany 03/17/2011 at 7:25 pm #

    Yay!!! Found it 🙂 Cant wait to hear the results 😛

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    Heather 03/17/2011 at 7:31 pm #

    Wow– found it in ten minutes!! 🙂

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    Selina 03/17/2011 at 7:34 pm #

    woot woot

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    Tess 03/17/2011 at 7:40 pm #

    Just found the fortune! Hoping for a little leprechaun luck on St. Patty’s day!

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    Lély 03/17/2011 at 7:48 pm #

    Yay !! Just found it and entered 😀

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    Tammy 03/17/2011 at 7:51 pm #

    Yay!!!!!! I got the hint after about 5 minutes…duh! 🙂 So excited!!!!

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    emma 03/17/2011 at 7:55 pm #

    Will it be hard to spot on the actual page?

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      Kayla 03/17/2011 at 8:11 pm #

      No, its super obvious on the page, dont worry you shouldnt miss it.

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    Rachel 03/17/2011 at 7:58 pm #

    Yay! I found it. Once I used a little bit of clever thinking, it was easy!

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      emma 03/17/2011 at 8:00 pm #

      is the pot hard to spot on the page, or is it obvious?

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      Rachel 03/17/2011 at 8:02 pm #

      it’s pretty obvious

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      emma 03/17/2011 at 8:05 pm #

      I’ve been looking for like, an hour and I can’t find it! I was worried I missed it on one i’d looked at already

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      Lauren 03/17/2011 at 9:44 pm #

      I looked at the page twice, then the third time, the picture popped up. I don’t know why it didn’t show the previous two times.

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    Leanna 03/17/2011 at 8:12 pm #

    Yipee, I found it! Thanks for the fun contest!
    Good luck everyone (~_^)

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    Karina 03/17/2011 at 8:12 pm #

    Found it! It’s easy to find if you know what you’re looking for. 😉

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    emma 03/17/2011 at 8:14 pm #

    FOUND IT!!!!!!!

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    Tara 03/17/2011 at 8:20 pm #

    Totally found it within my first five picks. Must be lucky Irish me… or I’m just smart enough to deduce where to look.

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    Bianca 03/17/2011 at 8:27 pm #

    i feel extremely lucky this st. pat’s day 🙂 i found it on the first product i found… didnt believe it at first. modcloth is pretty clever 🙂

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    Laura 03/17/2011 at 8:27 pm #

    Argh! I can’t find it! I’ve even read all these comments for the hints.

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      Laura 03/17/2011 at 8:31 pm #

      Thiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiink.

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      Laura 03/17/2011 at 8:33 pm #

      Just found it a minute ago. Just took a bit. Finally!!!

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    Julie Situ 03/17/2011 at 8:28 pm #

    Yay! I found it (: Good luck everyone ! 😀

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    Jus 03/17/2011 at 8:55 pm #

    Thanks Mod Cloth!
    To all the girls stuck, just re-read through the blog post and think it out.
    Good luck to everyone!

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    Jil 03/17/2011 at 9:01 pm #

    a bit of clever st. patty’s thinking and you’ll find it in no time 😉

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    Rikako 03/17/2011 at 9:05 pm #

    Found it in about five minutes 😀

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    Birna 03/17/2011 at 9:15 pm #

    I found it 😀
    yay!
    it only took me a couple of minutes though, i was lucky! Hope i’ll get luckier on march 24th ;P

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    Jennifer 03/17/2011 at 9:30 pm #

    I FOUND IT! I FOUND IT!
    I FOUND IT! whoo! hoo!
    😉 ok…that was fun! Let’s do it again Modcloth!

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    Megan 03/17/2011 at 9:34 pm #

    Cute contest! Once you think about it for a second, it’s pretty obvious.
    Happy St. Patricks day and good luck everyone.

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    Abby 03/17/2011 at 9:38 pm #

    found it FINALLY

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    Theodora 03/17/2011 at 10:49 pm #

    It is VERY easy to spot, once you find it. You load the page and viola, there it is. I thought about giving out a hint, but I don’t want to give it away! “You’ll never catch me lucky charms!” (Well, at least I hope I’ll get lucky.)

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    melina 03/17/2011 at 11:05 pm #

    yaaay! I can’t believe I found it! I spent almost my entire night searching for it, when I finally decided to re-read the contest info and comments… they saved the day! 🙂

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    Katherine 03/17/2011 at 11:21 pm #

    Yes I found it!!! <3

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    Jane 03/18/2011 at 10:14 am #

    My Internets reeeeally slow but I think I found the dress. The description makes it a little obvious..But the pot of gold just doesn’t seem to want to load 🙁 I don’t want to email my guess either…Just encase it’s not the dress I’m thinking of..

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    Me 03/20/2011 at 3:50 pm #

    Umm…is it alright if I forgot to include my e-mail address in the e-mail? *sheepish look*

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    Sierra 03/23/2011 at 12:49 pm #

    I actually strategized.
    1. Search box
    2. “Irish”
    3. Rejoice.