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Fall Battle Contest – Earn up to 5,500 points!

Hello members,

Head to your battle stations for another Battle contest!  Between September 15th and 30th, you could win up to 5,500 points for creating the most popular Toluna Battle about autumn!

Fall Battle Contest

To participate:*

  1. Create a battle between September 15th and 30th, about 2 autumn themed things
  2. Your title must begin with “Fall Battle”
  3. Include a relevant image of each item
  4. Promote yourself! Get your friends to vote on your battle

Participants will receive 500 points for entering, and the members with the 3 most popular battles will receive an additional 5,000 points!

Good luck, and have fun!

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Open to US and Canada only. Limit one battle created per person. The battle’s title must begin with “Fall Battle” to be officially entered, contain 2 relevant images, and must be created no later than September 30, 2015. Members can win up to 5,500 points. A 500 point bonus will be awarded to each member who participates via rank-up or external credit, and 5,000 bonus points will be awarded to the 3 members with the most votes/responses to their content.  Bonus points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Points will NOT be awarded for polls, topics or thumbs submitted, this contest is exclusive to battles. Posts must not contain any language or image that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above. Violation of these rules, and/or the Toluna Member Code of Conduct may result in the closure of your Toluna account.

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Daily Theme Contest – September 9, 2015 (48 hours only)

SEPT 9 changing season

As summer comes to a close (gasp! say it isn’t so!!!) we should discuss the change of seasons.

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “CHANGING SEASONS

– You must include a photo or video in your content

– You will receive a bonus on your content for 1000 points.

*This contest will be open until Friday September 11, 2015 at 3pm EST. 

See you soon,

Toluna Team

*Promotion rules: Limit one content piece created per person. The topic must have the title as given by the Daily Theme Contest post, and must be created within 24 hours of the topic posted. Open to US and Canada only. Members will earn a 1000-point rank up bonus or direct credit to their account. Points will be awarded to winners within 24-48 hours after contest close. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

September Trivia Contest Week 3 & 4 Results

Hello members,

Sept Trivia Contest W2

Wow! Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 3 and Week 4 of our September Trivia Contest. Over the past two weeks, we posted a new question each day for you to answer. We received an overwhelming response, with more than 300 participants daily.

Here are the answers to the questions:

Week 3

  1. Columbus sailed on his second voyage to American on September ___, ____. September 25, 1493
  2. What rural English tradition will take place on Sept 18th, where contestants compete to make the ugliest face? Gurning
  3. What famous movie premiered on September 26, 1975? Rocky Horror Picture Show
  4. The Beatles released their famous album “_____” on September 26, 1969. “Abbey Road”
  5. Chocolate Day is celebrated on which day in September? 13th

Week 4

  1. Which planet was discovered on September 23, 1846? Neptune
  2. What English Romantic poet wrote the poem “To Autumn”, which describes the season as a time of ‘mellow fruitfulness’ but also evokes a sense of melancholy? John Keats
  3. What region in the US is a popular “leaf peeping” tourist destination? New England
  4. What is the name of the popular harvest festival celebrated in China close to the autumnal equinox? Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival
  5. In the Northern Hemisphere, autumn begins in September. When does it begin in the Southern Hemisphere? March

We will be rewarding the Week 4 Bonuses by the end of the day today. Thank you to everyone who participated. We can’t wait to offer this contest to you again in the near future.

The Toluna Team

Are you on Twitter? You could win 15,000 points!

Hello members,

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We’ve got great news today for members who are on Twitter: you can be one of two winners in the Toluna Instagram Contest, and win 15,000 points!

One winner will be selected from Instagram as usual, and one additional winner will be selected on Twitter!

To enter on Twitter, simply:

  • Follow @Toluna on Twitter
  • Tweet a picture of you getting ready to go back to school or work
  • Tag your picture with the hashtag #TolunaBTS and tag @Toluna in your tweet

See here for our rules and regulations, as well as instructions on how to enter the contest via Instagram.

Good luck to all participants!

See you soon on Twitter or the site,

The Toluna Team

September Trivia Contest: Win 100 points each day!

Hello members,

Back by popular demand, Toluna is pleased to present the month-long September Trivia Quiz! Each day at 10am EST, we will pose a question on our TolunaTeam account. But hurry, because the topic will be closed at 10am the next day. There are a total of 5 questions per week (1 per day). This week we are awarding winners 100 points for each correct answer, up to 5 days in a row. Winners for this week will be awarded by 5pm on September 9th, 2014.

Sept Trivia Contest W1 

To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam account each day from Tuesday 2-5th. Find our Question in our topics section.
2. Answer the question by the following day, at 10am.
3. You can answer all 5 each week.

Here is the first question

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. If all 5 questions are answered correctly, an additional bonus of 1,000 points will be provided. Members may receive no more than 1,500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Monday, September 9th 2014, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

Community Spotlight: Do you take fall vacations?

Dear Members,

Welcome to our weekly community spotlight feature*.  We’re in the midst of the fall season; the leaves are falling, Veteran’s Day is coming up. Some people may be taking a weekend trip somewhere, or a nice long fall vacation. With that in mind, this week we chose to feature JeanieH’s poll “Do you take fall vacations?”

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As a follow up, you can enter to win 10,000 points by entering our Instagram Contest entitled #tolunafall. Just upload a picture detailing your favorite thing about fall, use the hashtag #tolunafall and follow @toluna. For more details about the contest click here, and be sure to weigh in on JeanieH’s poll here.

Also, don’t forget to submit your topic or poll to be considered for next week’s Spotlight by clicking here.

See you soon,

The Toluna Team

 

TO ENTER THIS WEEKLY CONTEST: *As a reminder, each week, the Toluna team searches the site for the weeks most popular or intriguing member content, and will share that information with the community, right here on our blog.  The “Featured User” we select will get a special 5,000 point bonus applied to their account for providing us with our weekly spotlight.

To be considered for next week’s community spotlight, post a link or title to a poll, opinion, thumb it or battle that YOU created on the TolunaTeam topic here.  If selected, we will contact you via your Toluna wall, and will post a message on your Wall so all of your followers and friends will know that you are a Featured Toluna User.

For more information about Community Spotlight click this link

Fall Instagram Contest: Win 10,000 points

Dear Members,

Thank you to everyone that participated in our Halloween Instagram Contest (#tolunahalloween) . We received a great response from the community  and loved seeing your Halloween spirit. We are happy to announce that out of all of the entries our winner is: bookdrinker

Here are the details for our next Instagram Contest:

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To Qualify*:

  1. You must follow @Toluna on Instagram
  2. You must post a picture on your Instagram account with a picture of your favorite thing about fall.
  3. You must tag your picture with the hashtag #Tolunafall

This contest Instagram-exclusive. Your post must be made between today November 1st, 2013 and November 15th 2013 at 2pm EST.

Good luck to all of the participants!

Good luck,

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Winner will be selected, at random on November 15th, 2013 at 3pm EST and must follow directions of the contest. The member must have a Toluna.com account or be willing to create an account to receive the points.  Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Monday, November 18, 2013, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts.  The winner will be notified on their Instagram entry that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

 

Community Spotlight: Which fall TV show are you looking forward to?

Dear Members,

Welcome to our community spotlight feature*.  This week we chose AML6349’s poll “Which of these new Fall 2013 TV shows are you looking forward to?”

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On Sunday it will officially be fall, but for the television world, seasons start a bit early. There are many new shows debuting on television, and AML6349 wants to know what you’ll be watching. Cast your vote on this poll here.

 

Listed above are the NEW shows coming to television, but we at Toluna have a follow-up question: What other shows are you watching that have returned this season? You can leave your comment on our topic here.

See you soon,

The Toluna Team

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TO ENTER THIS WEEKLY CONTEST: *As a reminder, each week, the Toluna team searches the site for the weeks most popular or intriguing member content, and will share that information with the community, right here on our blog.  The “Featured User” we select will get a special 5,000 point bonus applied to their account for providing us with our weekly spotlight.

To be considered for next week’s community spotlight, post a link or title to your poll, opinion, thumb it or battle on the TolunaTeam topic here.  If selected, we will contact you via email, and will post a message on your Wall so all of your followers and friends will know that you are a Featured Toluna User.

For more information about Community Spotlight click this link