Vote For The Most Needy Suitcase And Enter To Win A $50 Amazon Gift Card

A big thanks to everyone who sent in pictures of their suitcase for the Briggs & Riley Torq giveaway.  Dozens of folks submitted pictures of their tired, worn out, well-loved and much hated suitcases for a chance to win a brand new Torq suitcase from Briggs & Riley.

The entries ranged from basic to downright hilarious, with some great memories shared along the way.  It made it very tough to pick the finalists.  Now it’s your job to vote!  Here are the very basic rules:

One vote & comment per person, per day.

Finalists, please feel free to encourage your friends, family, priest, rabbi and random strangers to vote for you entry.

The suitcase entry with the most votes between now and 11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, June 17th.

For a chance to win the $50 Amazon gift card, just cast a vote and leave a comment (max once per day).  I’ll pick one random winner and award them a $50 Amazon gift card.

Let the voting begin!

Entry #1:  Susan’s well worn Shirley Temple suitcase.

$50 Gift Card


Entry #2:  Peter’s shredded suitcase.

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Entry #3:  Bruce’s vintage Jet Stream bags.

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Entry #4:  Robyn’s real Mickey Mouse suitcase.  Literally.  I’m a sucker for Disney.

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Entry #5: Ryan’s government-issued duffel.  Thanks for your service!

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Entry #6:  Todd’s torn up suitcase.  I don’t imagine US Airways envisioned their branding in quite this fashion.

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Entry #7:  Alexandra’s suitcase.  “Southwest ate it!”  Don’t worry, Alexandra.  Bags are free on Southwest.

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Entry #8:  Kevin’s sutured suitcase.  Kevin is a surgical resident who uses sutures to keep his suitcase together.

Entry #9:  Julia’s pet sugar glider has made their suitcase her own.  

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Entry #10:  Ketax’s 2o-year old bag

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So, there you have it.  10 finalists.  Cast your vote below to help your favorite win the Briggs & Riley Torq suitcase.  And, don’t forget to leave a comment on this post (not in the poll) for your chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.


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  1. Susan definitely deserves a new Briggs & Riley. Next step: she needs to donate the old one to a museum.

  2. Peter’s Shredded Suitcase needs immediate attention, one more trip with this suitcase would Make Peter TRIP all over

  3. Although there are some pretty beat up lugguage pictured….I voted for Ryan. Not just because he’s in the service BUT because he should have more than a thin duffel like that for when he does get time to have a vacation 🙂

  4. Susan’s looks like it just came off of a old time sea plane on a trip to the south Pacific.

  5. i voted for Peter. He really needs a new one. I’d love to know the story behind his suitcase. Did it get shredded by a pit bull? Lol…

  6. Bruce because I recently borrowed a similar one from a family member and it was clunky and embarassing. Poor Bruce!

  7. I think Kevin’s suitcase can survive a few more “surgeries” – I voted for Todd’s duct taped monstrosity.

  8. Thanks for everyone who’s voted for my military duffel bag. I was issued it in 1997 at basic training, and I’ve lugged it all over the world on deployments from the desert and through tropical climates. It’s
    served me well over the years, but I’d really like that spinner from Briggs & Riley. I’m sure my back would appreciate me rolling my belongings around vs strapping it on my back.

  9. Todd’s is a total disaster !! All the ,rope ,glue tape couldn’t put this pathetic case back together ,
    . He needs a new one ,,, I vote for Todd

    1. TODD SHOULD BE THE WINNER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I take my answers serious. VERY SERIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! VOTE TODD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i wont stop putting comments like this until he wins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Looks like there’s not much hope for mine, but hey, at least I still have an adorable glider on my worn and stinky suitcase! Good luck to all the finalists!

  11. VOTE FOR TODD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!VOTE!!VOTE!!!VOTE!VOTE!!!VOTE!!!VOTE!!!

  12. PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ VOTE TODD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ^_^ YOU BETTER VOTE FOR TODD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!-_-!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. #1 Loved Shirley Temple! If she sold those to an antique collector, she could probably buy a whole new set of suitacses!

  14. Todd should win this contest ,!! If not all these unfortunate flyers deserve a nice heavy duty !!!! Suitcase for the. Next time they fly our airways So say all ,,,,,

  15. Come on ! Todd’s is the worst . Imagine getting to your destination and seeing this ???? Vote for Todd !r

  16. TODD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. Kevin’s surgical technique leaves something to be desired… he needs all the help he can get, because he obviously won’t make it as a surgeon.

  18. Todd still gets my vote just look at that mess !!! He really deserves to win . Come on nice people ,Vote Todd ——

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