I've been a visitor to Destructoid for about 3 years now. In the beginning most of that was just reading the news and front-page stuff but eventually I found my way into the community (and now you can't get rid of me!)
During that time I had entered almost every single contest that was featured on the front page and won precisely none of those. In the Contest Discussion Thread on the forums, I made an offhand joke about it.
After having no internet for three days after that (construction crews on the road messed something up and caused the internet to go out), I logged into the forums to find I had a new PM from Zodiac Eclipse informing me of a contest I had won.
Confused, I follow her link to the Contest Discussion Thread to find this;
LOOK WHO CAME: