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Warning - Contest/Sweepstakes Threads Will Be Deleted!

Discussion in 'Freebies / Giveaways' started by -Jericho-, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. -Jericho-

    -Jericho- Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Listen up people, apparently a lot of you aren't reading the rules so I am going to make this more clear for you.

    It is against the rules to post freebies threads that are contests or sweepstakes or to ask for anything in return.

    What does that mean?


    • No picking people at random - it should be first come first serve.
    • No picking people based on what they post.
    • No quid pro quo - you cannot ask for something in return like reviews, thanks, or anything else.

    You can put requirements on who is allowed to receive it, for example:

    - JrVips only
    - 10+ posts
    - 100+ reputation
    - etc.

    I would recommend reviewing the rules for the forum so you're clear about what is and what isn't allowed.

    Thank you,
    -Jericho-


    UPDATE:

    If I see "I will choose a winner..." or any variation of that your thread will be deleted.

    NO CONTEST OR SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD!

    There's legal reasons for this.

     
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  2. guildsmith

    guildsmith Newbie

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    Muahhh.
     
  3. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Contests must have an Administrator's approval FIRST.


    "Wiz"
     
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  4. jjjrmy

    jjjrmy BANNED BANNED

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    sorry
     
  5. RushingWind

    RushingWind Elite Member

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    So we can still do giveaways without approval right?
     
  6. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Yes . . . as long as it is not a contest or as long as it complies
    with the other rules stated in Jericho's original post above.

    "Wiz"
     
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  7. RushingWind

    RushingWind Elite Member

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    Oh okay thanks Wiz
     
  8. popzzz

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    right?

    Enjoy .....
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  9. IAMAZEME

    IAMAZEME Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    So I want to do a logo contest for this non-profit I am volunteering for. How would i go about doing this? Ty in advane
     
  10. Panther28

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    I think this needs a well deserved bump, as many of us have been missing the finer points in requirements of freebies.
     
  11. popzzz

    popzzz Supreme Member

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    AGAINST Pofecker's (RIP) rules!
    "Contests / Sweepstakes are strictly against the rules on the forum."

    Enjoy
    ..... popzzz ~ BlackHatWorld.com


    ~ ~ ~ < < < R.I.P. Pofecker > > > ~ ~ ~
     
  12. MadMaddy

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  13. monkid

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    Thanks for this update! Good to see no more threads asking & begging for rep and thanks in return of their giveaway. I really like this new rule "No picking people at random - it should be first come first serve." :)
     
  14. thedorf

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    Bump to get the word out...
     
  15. popzzz

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    Thanks you for Shearing rules :)
     
  17. Goal Line Technology

    Goal Line Technology Senior Member

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    really?
    your post has been reported jose
     
  18. royserpa

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    I want to create a contest thread, though, the only rule is that the user of post #x will be the winner.

    Who should I talk to first to "approve" the contest?
     
  19. popzzz

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    Enjoy ..... :cool2:
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