Today's Daily Special Trivia Game
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
The promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are thirteen (13) years or older at the time of entry, with internet access, are a registered DishandDine.com user, and have a working email address. Officers, directors and employees of Stone House Web Ventures LLC, prize suppliers, associated companies, agencies and each of their respective affiliates, representatives, distributors, licensees or agents, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this promotion and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are allowed to participate in the game(s) at DishandDine.com but ineligible to receive prizes from the Game. No groups, clubs, organizations or newsletters can participate on behalf of the group, club or organization. If a potential prize winner is an eligible minor, the prize may be awarded to his/her parent or legal guardian who may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release form and assume all responsibilities for the winner.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD
Today’s Daily Special Trivia Game will be available on www.dishanddine.com beginning at 12:00 AM ET on Wednesday July 1, 2009 and terminating at 11:59:59 PM ET on Wednesday June 30, 2010. There will be twelve (12) separate monthly contests conducted during the promotion period each awarding one (1) prize to the eligible participant with the highest single score that month. The begin and end dates/times for each monthly contest are: 1) 12:00 AM ET Wednesday July 1, 2009 to 11:59:59 PM ET Friday July 31, 2009 - 2) 12:00 AM ET Saturday August 1, 2009 to 11:59:59 PM ET Monday August 31, 2009 - 3) 12:00 AM ET Tuesday September 1, 2009 to 11:59:59 PM ET Wednesday September 30, 2009 - 4) 12:00 AM ET Thursday October 1, 2009 to 11:59:59 PM ET Saturday October 31, 2009 - 5) 12:00 AM ET Sunday November 1, 2009 to 11:59:59 PM ET Monday November 30, 2009 - 6) 12:00 AM ET Tuesday December 1, 2009 to 11:59:59 PM ET Thursday December 31, 2009 - 7) 12:00 AM ET Friday January 1, 2010 to 11:59:59 PM ET Sunday January 31, 2010 - 8) 12:00 AM ET Monday February 1, 2010 to 11:59:59 PM ET Sunday February 28, 2010 - 9) 12:00 AM ET Monday March 1, 2010 to 11:59:59 PM ET Wednesday March 31, 2010 - 10) 12:00 AM ET Thursday April 1, 2010 to 11:59:59 PM ET Friday April 30, 2010 - 11) 12:00 AM ET Saturday May 1, 2010 to 11:59:59 PM ET Monday May 31, 2010 - 12) 12:00 AM ET Tuesday June 1, 2010 to 11:59:59 PM ET Wednesday June 30, 2010. Participants must complete their final game and have their final score posted by 11:59:59 PM ET on the applicable closing date of each separate monthly contest. The official timing device for this promotion is the DishandDine.com site server.
3. REGISTER ON-LINE
Go to the website (www.dishanddine.com) during the promotion period and enter your dishanddine user name and password to sign in and play. You must be registered on www.dishanddine.com in order to sign in to the website. If you are not registered you will be required to complete the "Sign up" dishanddine registration page. Limit one (1) account per person/e-mail address.
4. HOW TO PLAY
Go to www.dishanddine.com , sign in, enter the "Games Café" section of the website, click on the "Rules" box for instructions on playing each game level and then click on "Start Play" box to begin your "Today's Daily Trivia Game". This is a skill testing contest that awards points for correctly answered questions. Each game consists of four (4) "courses" or game levels. You are only allowed a total of five (5) incorrect answers or "Strikes" in each game - once you have reached five (5) incorrect answers/Strikes your game ends immediately and you will receive only the points you earned up to that point.
I) The APPETIZER course/game level contains eight (8) true/false questions. You must answer any four (4) of the eight (8) questions within seventy-five (75) seconds. Correct answers are worth one hundred (100) points each. Each incorrect answer deducts fifty (50) points from your score. If at the end of seventy-five (75) seconds you answer less than four (4) questions, fifty (50) points will be deducted from your score for each one (1) question less than four (4) questions that you didn't answer.
II) The SALAD course/game level contains five (5) matching questions which you must answer within seventy-five (75) seconds. Each match question is listed in the salad bowl on the right side of the page - there are four (4) different answers you can choose from on the left side of the page - simply select your matching answer and drag the corresponding "answer/food icon" above it to the salad bowl to answer. Each correct answer is worth one-hundred (100) points. Each incorrect answer deducts fifty (50) points from your score. If at the end of seventy-five (75) seconds you answer less than five (5) questions, fifty (50) points will be deducted from your score for each question less than five (5) questions that you didn't answer. If you correctly answer all five (5) match questions within seventy-five (75) seconds you will receive a bonus of two hundred fifty (250) additional points.
III) The MAIN Course/Game level contains eight (8) multiple choice questions each of which you must answer within eighteen (18) seconds. There are four (4) potential answers listed for each question. Simply click on the circle next to your choice in order to answer. The beginning value for each question is one-hundred (100) points however after fifteen (15) seconds the value for each question goes to fifty (50) points. Each incorrect answer deducts fifty (50) points from your score. If you do not answer any one question within eighteen (18) seconds, fifty (50) points will be deducted from your score. There are three additional player options on the bottom of the page which you can choose to use. Each option may only be used once per game. A) "Send the Question Back" allows you to exchange one (1) of your original questions for a new one. B) "Ask the Waiter" helps you answer a particular question by having two (2) of the incorrect answers eliminated from your choices for that question. C) "Ask for Dessert" ends the Main course/game level and immediately sends you to the Dessert course/game level with no penalty for the remaining unanswered questions.
IV) The DESSERT course/game level is a "Double or Nothing" option which gives you the chance to try and double your total points accumulated in that game or potentially lose them all. You may also skip the dessert course and keep the points you accumulated in this game. Simply check the circle to make your choice. This course/game level contains one (1) question and four (4) plates containing word(s) which you must put into order to answer the question. You simply click on a plate and drag it to the position you want. You will have seventy-five (75) seconds to arrange the plates in the correct order to answer the question.
There is a limit of one (1) game session per player per day. The participant with the highest single game point score in each monthly game period (as defined in Rule 2 Promotion Period) wins the prize for that monthly contest. Limit one (1) prize per person or registered address or household during the twelve (12) month promotion period.
5. MONTHLY WINNERS
On 11:59:59 PM ET on the last day of each game period month the participant with the highest single game score for that month will be eligible to win that month's prize. In the event of a tie the person who attained the highest amount of points first will be awarded the prize. All potential winners are subject to verification by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION
Potential winners will receive a potential winner notification e-mail within seven (7) days following the end of the monthly game end date (see Rule 2 for actual dates) to the e-mail address provided at the time of registration. Prize will be awarded to the account holder who registered for the promotion. Potential prize winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release (Affidavit) within ten (10) days of initial attempted prize winner notification (as indicated by the date in the Affidavit) sent to the address provided by or associated with the potential winner's account. Failure to return the Affidavit within ten (10) days, as stated in affidavit may result in forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner (next highest scoring) may be selected at sponsor's sole discretion. Any mail (USPS or e-mail) returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address may result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsor's sole discretion. Allow 2 to 4 weeks for shipment of prize following notification process. Prizes will only be delivered within the United Sates. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for prize after it has shipped.
7. GENERAL CONDITIONS
No substitution of prizes is offered, no transfer of prizes to a third party is permitted and prizes are not redeemable for cash except as determined by Sponsor at their sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to award a prize of greater or equal value in the event published prizes become unavailable. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Prize recipients are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes on a prize.
8. LIABILITY LIMITATIONS
Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for technical problems or malfunctions arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the website (or by any means of registering for or participating in the promotion): hardware errors, computer, cable, telephone, satellite, electronic, network, wireless or internet or mobile phone or other internet connectivity or communication problems; errors and limitations of internet service providers, servers or hosts; garbled or jumbled transmissions; faulty data transmissions; e-mail failure; inaccessibility of the website for whatever reason; website or internet traffic congestion; unauthorized human or mechanical intervention of the operation of the promotion; tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs or worms in the promotion; or destruction of Promotion or loss, miscount, inaccessibility or unavailability of an account used in this Promotion. Sponsor is not responsible for typographical errors, the number of points in an Account, display or posting of points, prizes or these Official Rules or any inaccurate or incorrect data including but not limited to trivia game content, timing of game play, tallying of points, or any personal injury or damage to a participant's computer or mobile phone equipment resulting from online participation in this promotion. Use of the website is at participant's own risk.
A total of twelve (12) prizes will be awarded during the promotion period - one (1) per monthly game session. The prize awarded is a Flip Ultra TM HD Camcorder. Each prize includes a soft case, wrist strap, rechargeable battery pack, and a quickstart guide. Colors are subject to availability. The Approximate Retail Value of each prize is $179.99. The Total Retail Value of all prizes is $2,159.88.
In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these official Rules. If for any reason Sponsor determines that the Promotion is no longer capable of running as intended by these Official Rules for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, postpone, delay or modify the Promotion in whole or in part.
10. PERSONAL INFORMATION
By participating in this Promotion, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and/or suspension or cancellation of Account registered by such participant. This Promotion is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Connecticut. Any dispute that arises regarding the meaning and interpretation of these Official Rules shall be resolved by applying the laws of Connecticut without regard to conflict of laws. All participants, as a condition of participating in this Promotion agree to release Sponsor from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, losses or damages to person or property which may be sustained in connection with accessing the Website or participating in any aspect of the Promotion, or in the receipt or use of any prize. Sponsor makes no warranties or representations of any kind regarding the safety, performance or appearance of any prize, except for express manufacturer's warranty as may be included with the prize. Each prize winner, except for residents of TN and where prohibited by law, hereby grants to Sponsor an unconditional right to use winner's name, address (city and state only), voice, statement, photograph or other likeness to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media without additional compensation for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes as determined by Sponsor.
12. WINNER'S LIST
To obtain a winner's list (after July 25, 2010) send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to Today's Daily Special Trivia Game Winner's List c/o Stone House Web Ventures, 20 North Main Street, 4th floor, South Norwalk, CT 06854.
Stone House Web Ventures LLC, 20 North Main Street, 4th floor, South Norwalk, CT 06854.