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

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WINNERS NOW POSTED! - 'Show us Your Hobbit Pride' Giveaway - Celebrating 70 Years of the Hobbit! Can't Post

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
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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)

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WINNERS NOW POSTED! - 'Show us Your Hobbit Pride' Giveaway - Celebrating 70 Years of the Hobbit! calisuri Send a private message to calisuri Sep 22 2007, 2:31pm
    Well... Rabittooth Send a private message to Rabittooth Sep 22 2007, 2:57pm
        Hobbit Pride Gandalf_the_grey32 Send a private message to Gandalf_the_grey32 Oct 12 2007, 9:57pm
            comment! Aranel Skywalker Send a private message to Aranel Skywalker Oct 29 2007, 9:32pm
                :] Gandalf_the_grey32 Send a private message to Gandalf_the_grey32 Oct 29 2007, 9:46pm
    There once was a Hobbit from Nan. . . MrCere Send a private message to MrCere Sep 22 2007, 4:55pm
        who was loved by a tall, western man... greendragon Send a private message to greendragon Sep 23 2007, 9:05pm
            I started to type "Nantucket" but you decided better of it MrCere Send a private message to MrCere Sep 24 2007, 11:25pm
            Darnit indeed! Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Sep 30 2007, 11:54am
    Everything I needed to know, I learned from The Hobbit sharonl7340 Send a private message to sharonl7340 Sep 23 2007, 11:59am
    resending entry to Hobbit Pride Giveaway thecarol914 Send a private message to thecarol914 Sep 23 2007, 9:18pm
    King Thranduil's Halls annarepp Send a private message to annarepp Sep 24 2007, 3:11am
    I have ridden the barrels and riddled in the dark. pauljessup Send a private message to pauljessup Sep 24 2007, 12:43pm
    'Show The Way' rakshi Send a private message to rakshi Sep 24 2007, 1:39pm
        Oh, that's beautiful.// White Gull Send a private message to White Gull Oct 4 2007, 6:38pm
    My hobbit pride Mimmi Send a private message to Mimmi Sep 25 2007, 2:16am
        Nice! {NT} SandWitch King Send a private message to SandWitch King Sep 25 2007, 5:52am
    A hobbity little poem BuckyUnderbelly Send a private message to BuckyUnderbelly Sep 25 2007, 11:07pm
        I just had to say... annarepp Send a private message to annarepp Sep 27 2007, 4:11am
            Thanks! Evernight Send a private message to Evernight Sep 28 2007, 1:55am
                Art & poetry... annarepp Send a private message to annarepp Oct 8 2007, 3:35pm
    Hobbit Pride Entry. Evernight Send a private message to Evernight Sep 26 2007, 4:47am
    Using the hero machine, here is the start of a party of Dwarves SandWitch King Send a private message to SandWitch King Sep 28 2007, 12:11am
        Hmmm.... Rabittooth Send a private message to Rabittooth Sep 30 2007, 9:31pm
            oops... Rabittooth Send a private message to Rabittooth Oct 1 2007, 12:13am
                Gandalf's been working out! Curious Send a private message to Curious Oct 1 2007, 9:26pm
            Nicely done! SandWitch King Send a private message to SandWitch King Oct 1 2007, 5:56am
                Hobbit Pride Entry Deenan Send a private message to Deenan Oct 8 2007, 1:55am
    My Hobbit Pride Entry Celebrian Send a private message to Celebrian Sep 28 2007, 9:10pm
        My Hobbit Pride Entry Marcil08 Send a private message to Marcil08 Sep 29 2007, 1:15am
    Hobbit Pride Poem Entry Kdgard Send a private message to Kdgard Sep 29 2007, 7:07am
    Okay, I'll bite. Here's my entry. Curious Send a private message to Curious Sep 30 2007, 11:15am
    Thank You Bilbo Kate Send a private message to Kate Oct 2 2007, 4:19am
        wow Gandalf_the_grey32 Send a private message to Gandalf_the_grey32 Oct 29 2007, 9:49pm
            thanks Aranel Skywalker Send a private message to Aranel Skywalker Oct 29 2007, 11:06pm
    Entry for the Hobbit 70th celebration cannonball Send a private message to cannonball Oct 2 2007, 3:30pm
        Question. Evernight Send a private message to Evernight Oct 2 2007, 7:43pm
    Sam's Garden frekotw Send a private message to frekotw Oct 2 2007, 5:25pm
    Well...this doesn't really qualify as an entry... dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Oct 5 2007, 3:05am
        An entry dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Oct 6 2007, 3:39am
    My entry. Hope you like it! (195 words) Compa_Mighty Send a private message to Compa_Mighty Oct 5 2007, 4:30am
    Entry-barrels out of bond Rochon_Methestel Send a private message to Rochon_Methestel Oct 7 2007, 12:19am
    Poem Entry: The Death of Smaug the Golden Tinfang Send a private message to Tinfang Oct 7 2007, 5:06pm
    I present the folkdance, "In the Shire" Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Oct 10 2007, 3:27am
        Wow! This is fascinating! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Oct 11 2007, 5:37pm
        Nothing wrong with 'outside the box' Garfeimao Send a private message to Garfeimao Oct 20 2007, 8:42am
    Tookish Wedding annarepp Send a private message to annarepp Oct 10 2007, 4:06am
        This is really pretty! Shadowfaxfan Send a private message to Shadowfaxfan Oct 12 2007, 9:51am
    Hobbit Pride Contest "Movie Poster" Rogue Send a private message to Rogue Oct 10 2007, 8:22am
    Hobbit Poem jimble12 Send a private message to jimble12 Oct 10 2007, 1:24pm
    The Hobbit Poem kuhnie4 Send a private message to kuhnie4 Oct 11 2007, 4:34am
        Bilbo's Birthday Present Earl Send a private message to Earl Oct 11 2007, 12:41pm
    More than Meets the Eye Lausus Send a private message to Lausus Oct 11 2007, 2:20pm
        Welcome, Lausus! Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 11 2007, 2:26pm
    My Entry: Half The Height Yechidah Send a private message to Yechidah Oct 11 2007, 9:07pm
    My very own entry Thorgaz Send a private message to Thorgaz Oct 11 2007, 9:08pm
    Hobbits ccoonce1971 Send a private message to ccoonce1971 Oct 12 2007, 12:01am
    Showing pride in "The Hobbit", the professor, and all of you here. hobbitlove Send a private message to hobbitlove Oct 12 2007, 2:27am
    Burglar steals the lead, Wizard summons more speed! Shadowfaxfan Send a private message to Shadowfaxfan Oct 12 2007, 8:36am
        What the picture really looks like now that Shadowfaxfan Send a private message to Shadowfaxfan Oct 30 2007, 6:27am
    18 years and older? Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Oct 12 2007, 8:37am
    art entry palantiriel Send a private message to palantiriel Oct 12 2007, 4:17pm
    The Arkenstone fourmis Send a private message to fourmis Oct 12 2007, 5:37pm
    Hobbit Pride Poem Aranel Skywalker Send a private message to Aranel Skywalker Oct 12 2007, 8:23pm
    Time's up! White Gull Send a private message to White Gull Oct 18 2007, 6:41pm
    When will the winners be announced? kuhnie4 Send a private message to kuhnie4 Oct 26 2007, 10:54pm
    Winners Announcement! Coming Soon calisuri Send a private message to calisuri Oct 27 2007, 2:17am
        Jolly good Eregian Send a private message to Eregian Oct 27 2007, 9:54am
            Bilbo of the Shire PrincessWhat Send a private message to PrincessWhat Oct 28 2007, 3:32am
        Thanks for everything! Curious Send a private message to Curious Nov 7 2007, 11:10pm
    The suspense is delightful Lausus Send a private message to Lausus Nov 2 2007, 3:16pm
        Wow! Rabittooth Send a private message to Rabittooth Nov 2 2007, 9:30pm
            Congratulations... Evernight Send a private message to Evernight Nov 2 2007, 10:53pm
    congrats Gandalf_the_grey32 Send a private message to Gandalf_the_grey32 Nov 3 2007, 2:02am
    Congratulations! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Nov 3 2007, 2:24am
        Thanks! Compa_Mighty Send a private message to Compa_Mighty Nov 3 2007, 3:58pm
            Me too Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Nov 3 2007, 4:25pm
                Congratulations ! Rivendweller Send a private message to Rivendweller Nov 4 2007, 12:40am
    Thank you! annarepp Send a private message to annarepp Nov 4 2007, 6:27pm
        Congratulations to the winners PrincessWhat Send a private message to PrincessWhat Nov 5 2007, 12:02am
    Excellent entries, all! labingi_maura Send a private message to labingi_maura Nov 5 2007, 3:47am
    Happy Winning to all the winners!!!! Shadowfaxfan Send a private message to Shadowfaxfan Nov 7 2007, 4:41am
    Thanks so much! BuckyUnderbelly Send a private message to BuckyUnderbelly Nov 7 2007, 7:40pm
    A sincere thank you. Kdgard Send a private message to Kdgard Nov 10 2007, 7:08am
        Congrats & Thanks Yechidah Send a private message to Yechidah Nov 18 2007, 4:05pm

 
 
 

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