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You visit our page.  You comment on our website.  You're what makes PhoneDog so great.  We realize that we wouldn't have a website without you, so we're offering the chance to win big in PhoneDog's 100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway!

Yep, the game has changed.  We've listened to your questions, comments, issues, and concerns, and we've pulled the Super Bowl prize out of the game.  It's all tablets now, but it's even better than that.  Sweepstakes winners now get to choose between an Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, or BlackBerry Playbook.  Keep reading for more information on how to win!

The prizes:

We'll be giving away one tablet PC per 5,000 PhoneDog Facebook page "likes."  As an example, 100,000 entries would equate to 20 iPads being awarded and 250,000 entries would equate to 50 iPads to be awarded.  If we reach 500,000 likes during the sweepstakes period, we'll give away 100 iPads!  If you win, you get to choose between an Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, or BlackBerry Playbook!

Here's how it works:

All you have to do is accept and submit the sweepstakes entry form at http://apps.facebook.com/pdsweepstakes and "LIKE" facebook.com/phonedog and/or any of our other network sites from the time of registration through the sweepstakes period.  Existing PhoneDog Facebook fans are able to enter as well - just submit the sweepstakes entry, and you're entered to win!

A total of seven (7) direct entries can be obtained immediately - one (1) for choosing your tablet prize, one (1) for liking PhoneDog's Facebook page, and one additional per partner page that you like!

  1. Choosing a prize (1 entry)
  2. facebook.com/phonedog (1 entry)
  3. facebook.com/winfreeprizes (1 entry)
  4. facebook.com/droiddog (1 entry)
  5. facebook.com/todaysiphone (1 entry)
  6. facebook.com/tmonews (1 entry)
  7. facebook.com/onepawbandit (1 entry)

In addition to the seven direct entries, up-to 28 friend referral tickets are available.  All you have to do is invite your friends to join the sweepstakes by utilizing the "Increase your Chances" tab on the entry app http://apps.facebook.com/pdsweepstake.  For each friend that enters the game through the invite process, you will receive an additional ticket number, increasing your chances of winning.

The 100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway runs until January 28, 2011 at 2 PM EST/11 AM PST.  Winners will be selected starting on January 17, 2011 via a live broadcast on PhoneDog's UStream broadcast page  (http://bit.ly/PhoneDogLive) at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST.  They'll be given out in increments of up to 10 (ten) per weekday depending on the number of entries received.

For more information on drawings, event times, and dates, check out http://on.fb.me/pdevents.


Update: No worries if you missed out on your iPad and tablet giveaway because we're having another one. Be sure to check out our newColossal iPad 2 and Smartphone Sweepstakes!


Be sure to read the Terms & Conditions below, and enter for your chance to win!

100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway - Terms and Conditions


ELIGIBILITY: The "100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway" Sweepstakes (Promotion) is open to all persons 18 years of age and older unless prohibited by law...such as those individuals residing in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, and India.  More information can be found at http://www.facebook.com/promotions_guidelines.php

PRIZES: For every 5,000 valid page LIKES and corresponding entries, one additional Tablet PC consisting of either an Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy S Tab, or Blackberry Playbook will be added to the drawing.  The randomly drawn winners will choose from a base model and WiFi version of either an Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy S Tablet, or Blackberry Playbook.  The amount of total sweepstakes LIKES and corresponding entries will determine the quantity of tablet that will be awarded.  Example, 100,000 entries and LIKES would equate to a drawing of 20 tablets, 250,000 entries would equate to 50 tablets, and 500,000 entries would meet out our goal of drawing 100 tablets during the LIVE video broadcasts (http://bit.ly/PhoneDogLive)

HOW TO ENTER: Enter the sweepstakes at http://apps.facebook.com/pdsweepstakes by choosing to LIKE a minimum of one (1) of the PhoneDog Media Network pages seen on the application form (and listed below), choosing a prize, and entering the sweepstakes.  Each participant will receive one entry for each PhoneDog Media Network page LIKE, along with a corresponding TICKET number for each entry.  The TICKET number(s) assigned are the participants claim number that will be used to identify them as a winner (just like a lottery drawing, except the participant doesn't choose their numbers).  Participants must continue to LIKE each page from the time of entry through the duration of the sweepstakes period in order to maintain their entry status and corresponding TICKET numbers.  All entries received by 8pm Eastern Standard Time on each drawing day will be entered into the "100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway" sweepstakes.

UPDATE: Prior to December 18th 2010, all entries for the “100 iPad / BigGame Sweepstakes” were collected via the WildFireApp application.  All entries made prior to December 18th will be combined with the current sweepstakes entries.  Participants who would like to take advantage of the new sweepstakes application can enroll again and their previous entries from the WildFireApp will be deleted.  The Big Game Grandprize (Superbowl) package is no longer offered.

# facebook.com/phonedog
# facebook.com/winfreeprizes
# facebook.com/onepawbandit
# facebook.com/droiddog
# facebook.com/todaysiphone
# facebook.com/tmonews

* Participants who already LIKE any PhoneDog Media Network page only need to submit their entry at http://apps.facebook.com/pdsweepstakes to become eligible.

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES: To increase your chances and lower your odds of winning, up-to twenty eight (28) additional entries can be obtained by inviting your friends using the INCREASE YOUR CHANCES tab in the sweepstakes application.  The referring participant will receive one (1) additional entry for each friend that accepts the invitation and enters the sweepstakes using the invitation method.  For each friend that accepts the invitation, the referring participant will receive an additional TICKET number and sweepstakes entry.  Total entries can be viewed on the MY ENTRIES tab within the sweepstakes application.

PROMOTION PERIOD: From November 2nd, 2010 until January 28th, 2011 at 2PM Eastern/ 11AM Pacific Time.

DRAWING DATES:  Dependent on the amount of official entries, up-to 10 tablets will be drawn starting on January 17th, 2011 at 8pm ET (Eastern Time) via a LIVE broadcast at http://bit.ly/OnePawLive.  Subsequent drawings of up-to ten (10) additional tablets will be held each following night at 8pm ET Monday through Friday.  Example, if we meet our goal of 500,000 entries, 10 tablets will be drawn nightly for 10 consecutive days (not including weekends) until all tablets based on valid entries have been awarded. Drawing event times and dates will be updated as sweepstakes submissions are submitted and can be viewed at http://on.fb.me/pdevents

DRAWING METHOD: Winning TICKET numbers will be randomly drawn by the services provided at Random.org.  The drawings are held via a Live Webcast on our facebook page: http://bit.ly/PhoneDogLive

ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning a tablet prior to the 1st drawing are approximately 1/5000 and can be substantially improved by inviting friends to join the sweepstakes (Reference the Additional Entries section for more details)

INVALID ENTRIES: Winners cannot have duplicate facebook accounts and must have only (1) legitimate facebook account with a minimum of 10 friends. Any entries deemed to be fraudulent by PhoneDog Media will be invalid.  Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void.  Employees, officers, editors (and their immediate family and household members (whether or not related) of PhoneDog Media, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), and its divisions, participating vendors, participating advertising and promotion agencies and affiliated entities not eligible to participate in the "100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway" Sweepstakes" (Promotion).  In the event of sabotage, acts of God, terrorism or threats thereof, computer virus or other events or causes beyond the Sponsor's control, which corrupt the integrity, administration, security or proper operation of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify entrants and/or modify, cancel or suspend the Promotion. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such cancellation. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible.

OFFICIAL WINNER NOTIFICATION AND SHIPPING: Winning TICKET numbers will be posted after each drawing on phonedog.com.  Winning TICKET number notifications will also be posted on the PhoneDog Media Network of facebook pages.  Winners must contact us via email at claimprizes@phonedog.com within 10 days of the end of the Sweepstakes drawing, or no later than midnight eastern standard time on February 7th, 2011.  
Prizes will be shipped by March 1st 2011, unless supply constraints delay our ability to obtain the devices prior to March 1st. Winners are required to provide a copy of valid legal identification along with a matching Facebook profile.  Inside of the United States, the prize will be shipped via FedEx ground. If the participant is a resident of a country outside of the United States, PhoneDog.com will provide a $25.00 credit for shipping. The winning participant(s) are responsible for providing us with the shipping methods of their choice to receive the prize. Participants are also responsible for any costs above the $25.00 credit provided by PhoneDog.com. The participants are the responsible party for the package once it leaves the United States.

TABLET TERMS OF SERVICE:  The tablets being awarded, whether being the Apple, Samsung, or Blackberry model do not come with a monthly service plan, as the winner is awarded only the device, and not any service(s) provided by any carrier.

RELEASE: By entering the "100 iPad and Tablet Giveaway" Sweepstakes" (Promotion), participants agree, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, to release, discharge and hold harmless Phonedog Media (PhoneDog LLC), their affiliates, their respective owners, and representatives from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses which may arise out of participation in Promotion or out of the acceptance, use, or misuse of prizes. No substitution or transfer of prizes or cash redemptions permitted by the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for any reason whatsoever a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at their sole discretion. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by the Sponsor. The Winners are responsible for the reporting and payment of all taxes (if any) as well as any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of prize not specified herein as being awarded.

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS: By entering this Promotion, participants grant PhoneDog Media (PhoneDog LLC)  and their designees the right, unless prohibited by law, to use their names, cities and states of residences, voices, pictures and likenesses, without compensation, notification or approval, for the purpose of advertising and publicizing the goods and services of the Promotion Entities and all matters related to the Promotion, in any manner or medium, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity. Winner may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, tax acknowledgment form and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release and return within five (5) business days of issuance of notification. Noncompliance within this time period or failure of potential winner to respond after three (3) notification attempts may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner may be selected. If: (i) any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, (ii) a potential Winner declines his or her prize, (iii) a potential Winner fails to comply with any of the Official Rules as outlined herein, such potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected by random drawing at the Sponsor's sole discretion. The Promotion Entities expressly disclaim any responsibility and entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless PhoneDog Media from and against any and all claims, actions, demands and/or liability for injury, damage or loss whatsoever relating to or arising in connection with participation in this Promotion (regardless of the cause of such injury, damage or loss) and/or the delivery and/or subsequent use or misuse of any of the prizes awarded.

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"DRAWING 3 TONIGHT: 10 more ticket numbers will be randomly drawn tonight at 8pm ET. Theres still time to enter at http://bit.ly/pdogsweepsapp to have a great chance to win an iPad, Galaxy S Tab, or Blackberry Playbook. On top of tonights drawing, w"

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Ankur Desai
Ankur Desai is it just my pc cause when i click on the sweepsapp it say 'Oh no, there was an error connecting to facebook :( Usually a reload should fix this so please try again - we've also notified the appropriate geek of this issue. We apologize for this inconvenience.' ?? :)
Jason Pedersen
Jason Pedersen There was a drawing tonight? If so, the stream never went on for me.
Chris Setar
Chris Setar did tonights go off yet what r the number whats the site anyone
Melanie Cole Doran
Melanie Cole Doran There are five, five digit numbers that have been drawn, not counting tonight
Frankie Ghostt Rodriguez
Frankie Ghostt Rodriguez @michael botts- wat was the 5 digit ticket number
Frankie Ghostt Rodriguez
Frankie Ghostt Rodriguez wat was the 5 digit ticket number
Shirley Penny Evans Smith
Shirley Penny Evans Smith I love phonedog soooooo much!!!!
Marisa Rebuffé Lorah
Marisa Rebuffé Lorah Darn!!!!! PLEASE draw one of my numbers on Thursday!!!!!!!
Juwon Howard
Juwon Howard Damn I missed the drawing!
Michael Botts
Michael Botts Seriously? all 6 digit winning #s except for 1? Random my ass...
Judy Davis
Judy Davis good luck to all
Steve Pstragowski
Steve Pstragowski i watched the first u-stream but missed the last few...are the winning tickets posted anywhere? Are you even contacting these people if they have won? Tthrough email or facebook?
Jeree Sampilo
Jeree Sampilo I'm feeling lucky. Hopefully I win!! :D
Joel Elizondo
Joel Elizondo Haha funny thing is you wanna help,and get as many entries as you can,but you also don't wanna tell other people cause,what if they win?
Pam Dickson
Pam Dickson Good luck, everyone! *crossing fingers*
Daniel Huang
Daniel Huang Hope I win. And thx to phonedog
Prospere Y-k
Prospere Y-k I really hope that I win.
Facebook user
Facebook user @Rob Shark Attack: A final decision has not been made, but we are likely to hold a new giveaway soon after the conclusion of the http://bit.ly/100ipadtabletsweeps and use the leftover funds for prizes in the next drawing.
Facebook user
Facebook user @Justin Z: We need more entries to get to 100, read: http://bit.ly/100ipadtabletsweeps
Lisa Grassetti
Lisa Grassetti hoping!
Ana Luiza Borges
Ana Luiza Borges I guess my time has come... to win!!!
Jordan Harden
Jordan Harden I hope I win
Andrés Villalpando
Andrés Villalpando Hopefully I'm next! (:
Joel Blumenfeld
Joel Blumenfeld good stuff phonedog!
Arena Thompson
Arena Thompson yay! another round of disappointment! LOL j/k
John Schoolcraft
John Schoolcraft You guys are awesome, giving away tablets when you didn't have to do anything at all. I would have still been a fan. Your website is very informative and where I turn to for reviews. Don't listen to all these whiners and gripers talking about " I have 20 numbers and they are in the 12000 range it's not fair" or " Overseas people shouldn't be allowed to win since Phonedog is a US company" That's all hogwash, you keep doin what you do!!! Thank you for all you do, Keep up the great work. Good luck to everyone in Round 3!!
Gary Vivanco
Gary Vivanco if i entered the first time around do i have to re enter to win?
Emilio Youmans
Emilio Youmans @Oscar Zavala Go to the Phondog application and there is a tab that says "My entries." Click that and it will show all your entries, pending and completed.
Emilio Youmans
Emilio Youmans @Justin Zollar Yeah they're doing 2 drawings a week, so it should take a total of 5 weeks. Plus at the end, they might do more if people don't claim their prizes in time.
Bobby A. Robinson
Bobby A. Robinson Maybe this time a number will be in my range and I can grab up one of these babies...
Joseph Thelmas
Joseph Thelmas Would be nice to win but im not going to so congrats to all the winners
Steven Perez
Steven Perez aaron how come i only have 7 numbers?
Oscar Zavala
Oscar Zavala Aaron or anyone how and where do u get the ticket number for your prize?
Calvin Tran
Calvin Tran It would be awesome if i can win a tablet tonight!! btw, congrats to the all the winners. I would have claimed my prize as soon as i knew my number is drawn lol
Justin Zollar
Justin Zollar arent you giving away 100? you had two drawings, and that is only 20.. so shouldn't you be doing 10 drawings?
Jessica Reese Shook
Jessica Reese Shook Hey phonedog, if there are any unclaimed, care to donate one to my sister? She was shot in the neck, an innocent victim of gang crossfire, back in may and is now a quadriplegic on a ventilator. A tablet would be perfect for her, using a mouth stick. It would make her WORLD to be able to play plants vs. zombies or angry birds again. A ipod touch/iphone is way to small for her to manage. Send me a message :) http://prayersforalix.com/
Emilio Youmans
Emilio Youmans Good luck to all! It's pretty exhilarating watching it all live!
Zachary Karpinski
Zachary Karpinski Looking forward to a tablet. Would be an interesting alternative to laptop and ipod touch. =O
James Whitbord
James Whitbord OK I REALLY LIKE this! Sharing and tweeting @whitbord
P Greenwood III
P Greenwood III Call my number tonight

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