Anyway, it's really J.D.'s call as to how to proceed. I think he has to decide if the purpose of giving the Wii away is just to simply celebrate the success of GRS (in which case a random drawing is as good as anything else) or if something more complex is called for. I'm not adverse to a simple drawing. Sometimes simplicity is best.
Perhaps a random drawing, but you in order to be considered, you have to contribute to a writing project. And not just a garbledygook entry, something thought out. This would elimate the worry of favoring the professional bloggers, give a fairly level playing field, but not allow people to be in it just for the wii.
Though I still can see about a million entries from people who may never come back.... You could limit it to forum participants with a cut off date of joining before the contest is announced. Still, that seems not to encourage new participation, but reward former members, so it really depends on your goal. (Though it sort of seems the main goal was to thwart the person who tried to hide the Wii!!)
How about whoever comes up with the best idea for a contest to win the Wii wins the Wii? Ha.
Of course it is JD's decision, but he requested our thoughts and these are mine!