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Discussion in 'Contests' started by W1zzard, Jul 1, 2010.

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  1. Mussels

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    they're ignoring duplicates, but i'm sure they'd check for a duplicate with a valid email if they got half of one for a winner.
     
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    re-enter with a valid email, we sort out invalid emails in the first "cleaning" step
     
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    I entered, I think it's really cool to have these contests. Plus GPU-Z is a great program to have. :D
     
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    thank you for your reply :toast:
    I entered and was for sure this time that i had a full valid email :)
     
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    Thanks for the opportunity to get something for free and to change my 2.5 yo 8800GS :D
     
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    I have a few questions if someone can answer:

    -In the field "first & last name" I have to put my complete name?

    -I can register more than one computer with the same ip(the computers are under the same gateway router)?

    -I can register more than one computer with the same name and email?

    -These giveaways will continue to happen?

    Thanks to anyone that answer my questions :)
     
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    Entered. Good luck to everyone. :toast:
     
  8. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    yes put your first and last name which is your complete name :)

    yes more than one computer with the same ip/name/email (we will look for substantially different hardware configurations)

    whether these giveaways continue is up to the companies giving away the prizes, so far participation has exceeded expectations
     
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    how about workstations that have the same system setup, the same video cards? for example, 5 atiHD4xxx on 5 different computers.
     
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    i think those will be flagged as duplicate
     
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    "flagged as duplicate", also considered spam? so, the user will be disqualified?
     
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    Can I enter once per e-mail addy I have? I have a dynamic IP that I can change at will. lol
     
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    hope, i can win something.
     
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    you only get disqualified if you clearly look to exploit the system. for a case such as yours we will just trim down the number of submissions to 1 so you still have a chance

    and you think we don't look for very similar configurations coming from the same ip range ?
     
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    I just entered my laptop and my GF just entered her's, here's hoping we win something. :D
     
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    hehe. If one would submit only one entry, does he/she have a very small chance of winning?(though this is a very stupid question ahahha lol)

    more entry means more chances of winning?
     
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    about 95% of people submit 1 system, and the rest of the majority 2 systems
     
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    wow 95%. thats a high percentage. so majority of the winners on the previous contest was among the 95% or the 5%?
     
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    nobody ever won from the people who submitted multiple systems, there was one guy using name "big daddy" who got picked but then disqualified for wrong name :)
     
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    seriously? :) nobody ever won among the multiple systems? ahaha guilty! I submitted 4 systems using the same name and email address. Those were 2 laptops, 1 desktop, and 1 office desktop, each have different configuration but I think the laptops were of the same series of video card.
    8400G M, and 8400GS M.




    this time I use my working email and submitted only 1 entry.
    this question follows, email addresses with the same name. how do you work this out? (example: name, name@yahoo.com on letterA system and name, noname@gmail.com on letterB system, given that the user is named "name")
     
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    :slap:

    :laugh:
     
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    :banghead: eu devo ser o unico portugues nisto mas gostava que ouvessem mais eu nunca ganhei nada em concurssos mas vamos la ver pode ser desta porque sao muito bons premios e por favor portugueses inscrevamsse tambem participar nao custa
     
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    Even though a person enters the contest with about 500 entries, still the odds of winning is pretty small.

    It must have sucked to be the fool who participated with a wrong name. He must have gone nuts when he found out he won but got disqualified. :laugh:
     
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    must have sucked really bad..
     
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    so does this mean that if i enter different IP and different system specs...but the email and my name is same....will i get banned? Or does it count?:toast:
     

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