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*Win Eagle Eye gear and a SEIKO Arctura Kinetic watch (Worth $850) TVFIX*
WOL, Entry: W, Freq: Unlimited, Prize pool: $2,145, Ended 19/02

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komala72 - 20-1-2009 @ 04:08 AM

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Thanks to the DVD release of Eagle Eye, Paramount Home Entertainment, SEIKO Watches and TVFIX are giving you the chance to make your Eagle Eye connection.

Two lucky winners will each score a high-tech SEIKO Arctura Kinetic watch .

Please tell us in 25 words or less what is your most frustrating piece of "useful" technology and why?

Major prize:

SEIKO Arctura Kinetic watch (Worth $850)
Eagle Eye DVD (worth $37.95)
Eagle Eye t-shirt (worth $39.95)
Eagle Eye USB (worth $49.95)

Runner-up prize:

One of five copies of Eagle Eye on DVD

Terms and Conditions


1.1 Resident of: Australia only
1.2 Minimum age, if any: none
(Condition 2)
1.3 Commencement time: 12.01am
1.4 Commencement date: January 20, 2008
1.5 Closing time: 11.59pm
1.6 Closing date: February 19, 2008
1.7 Judging time: 10.00am
1.8 Judging date: February 20, 2008
1.9 The name(s) of the winners will appear on from February 20, 2008 until March 6, 2008.


The only persons who may enter and be awarded prizes are residents of the place specified in Condition 1.1, who have attained the age specified in Condition 1.2 (if an age is specified in that Condition), who are not (i) employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter or any of its agencies involved with this competition, or (ii) members of the immediate family of such employees and contractors. "Immediate family" means spouse, defacto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural or adopted by a parent), whether or not they live in the same household as the employee/contractor.


By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these conditions.


To enter, entrants must be registered with TVFIX (registration is free), complete the official competition entry form with all requested details, read these conditions, answer in 25 words or less the following question "what is your most frustrating piece of "useful" technology and why" and submit their entry by clicking on the "Enter competition" button which appears immediately before these conditions.

4a. Entries must be:
(i) the original independent creation of the entrant
(ii) owned by the entrant, and
(iii) free of any claims, including copyright or trademark claims, by other parties.
4b. Entries must not have been:
(i) published previously,
(ii) won prizes or awards in other competitions,
(iii) be restricted in any way, or
(iv) infringe any third party rights.
4c. It is a condition of the awarding of each prize that the winner must, if requested to do so by the Promoter, sign and return any Affirmation of Eligibility to Enter, Ownership of Entry, Release and Compliance statements provided to the winner by the promoter. The failure to return the signed statements will result in the entitlement to the prize being forfeited and the selection of another winner.


There is no limit to the number of entries per entrant.


This competition commences at the Sydney time and date specified in Conditions 1.3 and 1.4. Entries must be received by the Sydney time and date specified in Conditions 1.5 and 1.6.


At the time and date specified in Conditions 1.7 and 1.8, the judges will choose the two (2) entrants with the most creative and original responses to the question asked to win the Major Prize. The judges will choose five (5) entrants with the next most creative and original responses to the question asked to win the runners-up prizes. Chance plays no part in determining the winners.

The promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant submitting an entry which, in the opinion of the promoter, includes objectional content, including but not limited to profanity, nudity, potentially insulting, scandalous, inflammatory or defamatory images or language. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.


Two (2) major prize winners will each receive 1x Seiko Arctura Kinetic watch (RRP $850), 1x Eagle Eye DVD (RRP $37.95), 1x Eagle Eye t-shirt ($39.95), 1x Eagle Eye USB ($49.95). Major prizes packs valued at approximately $977.85 each. Five (5) runner-up winners will each receive 1x Eagle Eye on DVD (RRP $37.95). Total value of this promotion is approximately $2,145.45 All prize items are valued inclusive of GST and the Promoter takes no responsibility for any variations in item values. The prize is not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. In the event of that any prize item is unavailable; the Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize item of equal or greater value. Any taxes (other than GST, if any) which may be payable as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. Winners will be notified by email. To claim his/her prize, prize winner may be required to provide supporting identification. Winners must allow a minimum of 28 days for delivery of prizes from February 20 2009.


The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability/merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered or sustained, to person or property and including, but not limited to, consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods or services by any person to the prize winner and, where applicable, to any family/persons accompanying the winner. The winner and his or her guests must sign and return any liability release provided by the Promoter and/or its contractors as a condition of the prize being awarded. A winner and any guests under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who signs any liability indemnity provided by the Promoter as a condition of the prize being awarded. Failure to return the signed releases and indemnities will result in the entitlement to the prize being forfeited and the selection of another winner. This clause does not affect, and is not intended to affect, any rights a consumer might have, which are not able to be excluded under applicable Australian consumer protection laws. To the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability of the Promoter or its servant or agents for breach of any such rights is limited to the payment of the cost of having the prize supplied again.


The winners will be notified by email and may also be notified by telephone, using the details provided in their entry, and the name and suburb of the winners will be published as specified in Condition 10.


All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter.


If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, entries. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this competition. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION ON A WEBSITE, OR TO OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS COMPETITION, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, WHETHER SUCCESSFUL OR NOT, THE PROMOTER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


The Promoter is ninemsn Pty Ltd, ABN 33 077 753 461, Level 7 Tower Building, Australia Square, 264 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000.


kathkerry - 21-1-2009 @ 12:03 PM

Great prize thanks komala72 :cool:

Anna31 - 16-2-2009 @ 06:28 AM

Thank you, komala.

roxy123 - 18-2-2009 @ 08:25 PM

Cant find this comp, has gone i think.

Pink Shoes - 19-2-2009 @ 01:59 AM

When the page comes up, the link to this comp is on the right hand side.

tarzwal - 19-2-2009 @ 02:46 AM

CLOSED - The comp is no longer there and terms and conditions state a 10am close