Tag Archive | fall

Toluna Fall Recipe; October 5-31

Hello Members,

Fall is here, and Halloween is right around the corner. What kinds of fun treat will you be making this season? Pumpkins are usually the main ingredient, and sugar! Share your creative recipes with the community, and get some points in return.

From October 5-31st, we’re inviting you to create a topic and share your favorite recipes for the fall.  From appetizers to desserts, we want to hear all about your creative dishes!

 

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To participate:

  • Create a topic by October 31st including your favorite fall or halloween recipe
  • Your topic’s title must begin with “Toluna Fall Recipe”
  • Give your recipe a title, and tell us how to make it
  • Include at least one relevant image

All eligible entrants will receive 1,500 points for entering!

We can’t wait to read all your wonderful recipes!

See you soon,
The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Open to US and Canada only. Limit one topic created per person. The topic’s title must begin with “Toluna Fall Recipe” to be officially entered, contain at least one relevant image, and must be created no later than October 31, 2016. Members can win up to 1,500 points.  Bonus points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on November 4, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Points will NOT be awarded for polls, battles or thumbs submitted, this contest is exclusive to topics. 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 theToluna Member Code of Conduct may result in the closure of your Toluna account.

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Special Topic Contest

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Fall is here and we want to see fall decor! From pumpkins to scarecrows and everything in between. We want to see festive decor!

Join us for this special weekend topic promotion about Fall Decor. Tell us if you decorate for the season, what your favorite pieces are, or if you don’t like to decorate with fall decor… anything goes!

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a topic  with the title “Fall Decor”

– 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 Monday September 26, 2016 at 10 AM EST.

*Promotion Rules: Open to US & CA residents only. Only one content piece per person will be rewarded. The topic must have the title “FALL DECOR” included, and must be created by Monday, September 26th at 9:59 AM EST. Members will earn a 1000-point rank up bonus or direct credit to their account. Points will be awarded to winners within no later than Thursday, September 29th at 5 PM EST. 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. Violation of these rules, and/or the Toluna Member Code of Conduct may result in the closure of your Toluna account.

Fall Activities- Topic Contest

Hello Members,

Happy September! For the rest of the month we’re asking you to create the most popular topic in the community about Fall Activities. Share your thoughts and be entered to win up to 5,500 points!*

FALL ACTIVITIES TOPIC CONTEST (1)

To participate:

  • Create a topic during the month of September about Fall Activities
  • Your topic’s title must begin with the phrase “Fall Activities…” in order to be officially entered
  • You must include at least one image relevant to your content’s theme
  • Promote your content! Get your friends on Toluna to vote for you by September 30th!

Now that you know the rules, it’s time to create your topic.  We will award you a 500 point bonus for entering, and the 3 members with the most popular posts will each receive a 5,000 point bonus!

Good luck,
The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Open to US and Canada only. Limit one topic created per person. The topic’s title must begin with “Fall Activities” to be officially entered, contain at least one relevant image, and must be created no later than September 30, 2016 at 11:59pm EST. 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 October 5, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Points will NOT be awarded for polls, battles or thumbs submitted, this contest is exclusive to topics. 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.

Daily Theme Contest – September 23, 2015 (48 hours only)

SEPT 23 board games

As summer comes to a close (gasp! say it isn’t so!!!) we should discuss the change of seasons, and the activities we will be doing inside, like board games!

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “BOARD GAMES

– 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 25, 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.

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.

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.

Member of the Week – Oct 9, 2014

Hello Members,

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This week, please help us to congratulate mcells14 on being our featured Member of the Week! Click on the username to participate in all of her interesting topics like the ones below

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Thanks mcells14 for creating great content, and sharing your interests with the community!

Good luck to everyone on being next week’s winner!

See you soon,
The Toluna Team

How does it work? 
Every day the Toluna Team awards Content Bonus points to members for posting high quality polls, topics, battles and thumb-its. Each Thursday, we will tally those bonuses for the week, and the member with the most Content Bonuses will be awarded an additional 5,000 points for their great contributions to the site, and will be named our Member of the Week. Find out more here.

Wondering how you can receive a content bonus? Check out our blog post with tips on how you can create top quality content here!

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.