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calisuri
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Sep 22 2007, 2:31pm


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WINNERS NOW POSTED! - 'Show us Your Hobbit Pride' Giveaway - Celebrating 70 Years of the Hobbit!

Join TheOneRing.net as we Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of The Hobbit with a Special Giveaway!

TheOneRing.net is proud to announce the winning entries into the 'Show your Hobbit Pride' Giveaway.

First and foremost - thank you to all who participated. The entries were all top-notch, and we wish we could award something to everyone who participated! Congrats to everyone who entered - it is quite apparent that Hobbit Pride truly swells here at TheOneRing.net.

We'd also like to thank our sponsors Houghton Mifflin and Sideshow Collectibles. If you are familiar with either of these companies, you know the go above and beyond to support TheOneRing.net and the Tolkien community as a whole. Please make sure they know you support them for contributing to events like this giveaway.

Without further delay, we're happy to reveal our winners! The TORn staff had a very hard time picking and choosing between all of the wonderful entries, but in the end, we were able to break it down into a few categories and 17 prize winners. Congrats to all!

ESSAY WINNERS

• Compa_mighty - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'The History of the Hobbit' Boxed Set

• pauljessup - (Read the Entry)
     - wins Sideshow Collectibles Orc Overseer Statue

• Earl - (Read the Entry)
     - wins $50 SideshowCollectible.com Gift Card

• hobbitlove - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'SMOG KILLS' T-Shirts

• Curious - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'More People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien'

POETRY WINNERS

• Yechidah - (Read the Entry)
     - wins $50 SideshowCollectible.com Gift Card

• Kdgard - (Read the Entry)
     - wins $50 SideshowCollectible.com Gift Card

• jimble12 - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'SMOG KILLS' T-Shirts

• BuckyUnderbelly - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'SMOG KILLS' T-Shirts

• Mimmi - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'More People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien'

ART ENTRY WINNERS

• fourmis - (View the Entry)
     - wins 'The History of the Hobbit' Boxed Set

• annarepp - (View the Entry)
     - wins $50 SideshowCollectible.com Gift Card

• cannonball - (View the Entry)
     - wins 'SMOG KILLS' T-Shirts

• palantiriel - (View the Entry)
     - wins 'More People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien'

DESKTOP/WALLPAPER

• Rabittooth - (View the Entry)
     - wins $50 SideshowCollectible.com Gift Card

• Deenan - (View the Entry)
     - wins 'SMOG KILLS' T-Shirts

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

• Magpie - (Read the Entry)
     - wins 'The History of the Hobbit' Boxed Set

Special Thanks to our Sponsors! Please support them:

Support Houghton Mifflin
Support Sideshow Collectibles

CLAMING PRIZES

If you were lucky enough to be one of our winners, please private message me via TheOneRing.net boards. You can do this by simply clicking on my name 'Calisuri' and then clicking on the button in the lower right that says 'Send Private Message.' Please send me your full name, board name, postal address, email, and phone. Please allow us 6-8 weeks to deliver your prize (hopefully sooner!)

THE PRIZES

There will be many prizes offered to the winners of our 'Hobbit Pride' giveaway. Here are just a few that we can specifically name. Expect this list to grow! And please support our sponsors by clicking on their logos above!

• (3) 'The History of The Hobbit' Boxed Sets - Includes the 70th Anniversary Edition of 'The Hobbit'
• (5) $50 SideshowCollectible.com Gift Cards
• (1) Sideshow Collectibles Orc Overseer Statue
• (5) 'SMOG KILLS' T-Shirts
• (3) More People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien

Special Thanks to:
Houghton Mifflin
Sideshow Collectibles

Are you a company that would like to contribue some prizes? Email us

OFFICIAL RULES

Official rules are listed below. By entering this giveaway you are automatically agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of giveaway entry.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTEST ENTRY

  1. Who can enter?: This Giveaway is open to all TheOneRing.net Registered Message Board internet visitors, between the dates of Sept 22nd 2007 and Oct 12th 2007 (Times based on US Eastern Time)
  2. Method of Entry: To enter the giveaway, go to www.theonering.net/hobbit70 to enter on-line. Limit one entry per user, household, postal address. Winning entrants must respond within 2 days to our email notification or the prize will be offered to another visitor.
  3. Winners: Winners will be judged by the staff of TheOneRing.net and posted on Oct 26th 2007.
  4. Prize(s): See listing of prizes above.
  5. You must be eighteen years or older to enter. Entries received become the sole property of TheOneRing.net ("Sponsor"). Acknowledgment of your entry is not guaranteed. TheOneRing.net is not responsible for technical issues which may prevent an entrant's ability to participate in this Giveaway, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries in this Giveaway or for typographical or other errors in the handling of the Giveaway materials, administration of the Giveaway or the announcement of the prizes. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Giveaway if there is any suspected or actual evidence of fraud which may destroy the integrity of the Giveaway as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion or for any other reason. Any fraudulent entry or entry that contains misinformation is null and void. All decisions of the Sponsor related to the Giveaway are final.
  6. By entering, entrants consent to the use of his or her name, city name, image and/or likeness for advertising or publicity purposes without additional compensation or permission, unless prohibited by law. No substitutions, transfers or cash redemptions of prizes can be made except by the Sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value, if prize is unavailable. Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/release within 5 days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and alternate winner may be selected. Taxes, travel, food, lodging and all other expenses associated with the acceptance or use of the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
  7. Odds of being a winner depend on total number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws apply.
  8. All contestants release and forever discharge TheOneRing.net, Houghton Mifflin, Sideshow Collectibles, Inc. and their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, owners, partners, affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively "Affiliates") from and against any and all liability and/or claims with the respect to or in any way arising from this Giveaway, participation in the Giveaway and acceptance or use of the prizes, including, without limitation, any liability for personal injury or property damage or loss. Contestants agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Affiliates harmless from any or against any and all liability and/or claims with respect to or arising from contestant's acts or omissions in connection with participation in the Giveaway and use of any prizes.
  9. Employees of TheOneRing.net, Houghton Mifflin, Sideshow Collectibles, Inc. and other agents and family members living in the same household of each are not eligible.
  10. For names of winners, available at the conclusion of the Giveaway, please visit http://www.theonering.net/hobbit70
  11. Delivery for the contest winner: The winner must allow 4-6 weeks after announcement of win to receive the product. All prizes are non-transferable, with no cash redemptions and/or substitutions except at Sponsor's sole discretion. See below for more International Shipping Terms.
  12. Delivery time & Restrictions: All continental US orders are shipped via either UPS or FedEx ground service. Because FedEx cannot provide tracking numbers for P.O. Boxes, Houghton Mifflin and Sideshow Collectibles, Inc. cannot ship to a P.O. Box. Please provide your street address or your shipment will be delayed.
  13. Other Details: All taxes are the responsibility of the winner. All prizes are non-transferable, with no cash redemptions and/or substitutions except at Sponsor's sole discretion. All international winners will be responsible for any duties, tariffs, taxes or import fees assessed to their prize. Further, some countries outside of the U.S. do not have reliable mail services. In the event that a prize has been stolen or mishandled during shipment to an international destination, TheOneRing.net may not be able to replace the specific item and will substitute a prize at its own discretion. If the winner prefers a specific quicker shipping method, they are responsible to notify TheOneRing.net at the time of claiming their prize, and will also be responsible to cover the additional costs if any.


(This post was edited by calisuri on Nov 6 2007, 6:14pm)


Edit Log:
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 22 2007, 2:31pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 22 2007, 2:32pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 22 2007, 2:32pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 22 2007, 2:57pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 22 2007, 2:57pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 28 2007, 3:36pm: Prizes Corrected!
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Sep 28 2007, 8:01pm: Prizes Updated
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Nov 2 2007, 8:45pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Nov 6 2007, 6:13pm
Post edited by calisuri (PTB) on Nov 6 2007, 6:14pm


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