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Daily Theme Contest – May 4, 2016

MAY 4 CINCO DE MAYO

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo! That means lots of recipes, celebration, drinks, and smiles. Share your best stories, recipes, or even fun facts about this day. The sky’s the limit.

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “Cinco De Mayo”

– 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 May 6, 2016 at 3 PM EST. 

See you soon,

Toluna Team

*Promotion rules: Only one topic per person will be rewarded. Members are allowed. The topic must have the title as given by the Daily Theme Contest post, and must be created within the time frame. 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 24-72 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.

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Toluna Summer Recipe – May 1- 30

Hello members,

Memorial day is coming, which means backyard BBQs and picnics galore! We want to know what you’ll be making for the celebrations.

From May 1-30th, we’re inviting you to create a topic and share your favorite recipes for the summer.  From appetizers to desserts, we want to hear all about your creative dishes!

Recipe contest

To participate:

  • Create a topic by May 30th including your favorite summertime recipe
  • Your topic’s title must begin with “Toluna Summer 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 Summer Recipe” to be officially entered, contain at least one relevant image, and must be created no later than May 30, 2016. Members can win up to 1,500 points.  Bonus points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Friday, June 3, 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.

May Trivia Contest Answers Revealed!

Hello members,

Lovely Flower

Thank you to everyone that participated in our May Trivia Contest. Over the past few weeks we posted a new question each day for you to answer. We received an overwhelming response, with more than 300 participants daily! Below are the answers to each question.

Week 1: Basic Facts

May 4: What is the birthstone for May?

Answer: Emerald

May 5: What two flowers symbolize the month of May?

Answer: Hawthorne, lily of the valley.

May 6: Most sources would say that May was named after what Greek Goddess? What did she symbolize?

Answer: Maia was the Greek goddess of spring.

May 7:  How do you say May in French, Spanish, and Italian?

Answer: Mai, Maya, Maggio

May 8:  What 2 zodiac signs are included in the month of May?

Answer: Taurus, Gemini

Week 2: Fun Facts

May 11: May has always been the 5th month of the year? True or False

Answer: May was once the third month. When Julius Caesar moved January and February from the end of the year to the beginning, May became the fifth month.

May 12: Who wrote the sonnet in which this line occurs? “Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May?”

Answer: William Shakespeare for The Darling Buds of May

May 13: May was once considered a bad luck month to get married. Fill in the blank: There is a poem that says “Marry in May, you’ll ___ ____ ___”

Answer: Rue the Day

May 14: The UK celebrates may as “___ month”

Answer: Smile

May 15: According to an old Cornish superstition, it is unlucky to buy a __ in May?

Answer: broom

Week 3: Historical Facts

May 18: What famous NYC building opened on May 1, 1931?

Answer: Empire State Building

May 19: Lewis and Clark began their trip up the Missouri River on what date?

Answer: May 14, 1859

May 20: On what date did Amelia Earhart begin her first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean?

Answer: May 20, 1932

May 21: The first __ was issued in England on May 6, 1840

Answer: Postage stamp

May 22: The first U.S. medical school opened in what city on May 3, 1765?

Answer: Philadelphia

Want more trivia? Enter our Create Your Own Trivia contest, and answer others posts!

Create your own Trivia, Earn 600 points!

my trivia question graphic

In the spirit of our May Trivia Contest, we would like to invite you to create your own trivia topic! Follow the directions below to enter:

  1. Must create a poll with the title “My Trivia Question
  2. Poll must include a photo or video
  3. Poll must have 4 or more choices for answers
  4. Your poll must be created between May 13-30th. *
  5. Earn 500 points

For example:

My Trivia Question – What is the Connecticut State flower?

  1. The tulip
  2. The mountain laurel
  3. The daisy
  4. The hydrangea

At the end of May, we will send all participants directions to create a topic with the correct answer (worth 100 additional points).

Please note that it can be a trivia question or fact about anything, perhaps even a personal trivia question. You do not need to have it be May themed. Entries that ask opinions will NOT qualify.

*Promotion rules: Limit one content piece created per person. The poll must have the title “My Trivia Question”. Contest post must be created between May 13 and 30th, 2015. Open to US and Canada only. Members will earn a 500-point rank up bonus or direct credit to their account. Points will be awarded to winners within 7 days of the contest close day, May 30, 2015. 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.

May Trivia Contest: Win 100 Points Per Day!

Hello members,

Back by popular demand, Toluna is pleased to present the May 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 May 11, 2015.

Lovely Flower

To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam account each day from Monday May 4-8. 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. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Monday, May 11, 2015, 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.

Limited time only: Win double the points in all Toluna Quick Surveys!

Hello members,

Wonderful news! For the entire month of May, you will win double the points for all Toluna Quick Surveys that you answer on Toluna. What is a Quick Survey? Any survey that is only a few questions long, and worth up to 500 points.

TQS UK

Here’s how you can get started:

  1. Log onto Toluna
  2. Take a short survey, any survey worth up to 500 points
  3. You earn double the points!

See you soon on the site,

The Toluna Team

May Theme Contest Week 4

Hello members,

We’re in the final stretch of the May Theme Contest! See below for this week’s details.

May Theme Contest W4

This week you must:

  1. Create a poll with this title  “Spring Things”. The poll must be springtime-related. (You will receive a rank up bonus of 500 points for this)
  2. Get as many votes as you can. The most popular poll with this title will win 1,000 points.

You are allowed to only make 1 poll with this title. If you make more than one, we will not credit you the 500 points for the additional battles.

*Promotion rules: Limit one poll created per person. The poll must have the title, and must be created between May 26-30, 2014. Open to US and Canada only. Members can win up to 1,500 points. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on June 3rd, 2014, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. 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.

Good luck!
The Toluna Team

May Theme Contest Week 2

Hello members,

Thanks so much for participating in the Trivia contest last month. We had an overwhelming response from everyone and we’ll definitely be bringing that back sometime in the future. However, it’s a new month, and we have a new contest for you; the May Theme Contest. Each Monday we’ll post the rules on our blog.

May Theme Contest Week 2

This week you must:

  1. Make a topic with your riddle of choice and title it: “Riddle Contest” Make sure to write your favorite riddle where it says “your own opinion”.  (You will receive a rank up bonus of 500 points for this)
  2. Get as many votes as you can. The most popular riddle will win 1,000 points.

You are allowed to only make 1 topic with a riddle. If you make more than one, we will not credit you the 500 points for the additional thumbs.

*Promotion rules: Limit one riddle topic created per person. The topic must have the title, and must be created between May 12-16 2014. Open to US and Canada only. Members can win up to 1,500 points. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Tuesday May 20th, 2014, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. 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.

Good luck!
The Toluna Team

May Theme Contest!

Hello members,

Thanks so much for participating in the Trivia contest last month. We had an overwhelming response from everyone and we’ll definitely be bringing that back sometime in the future. However, it’s a new month, and we have a new contest for you; the May Theme Contest. Each Monday we’ll post the rules on our blog.

May Theme Contest

This week you must:

  1. Make a thumb it with this title  “My favorite actor is _____” (fill in the blank).  (You will receive a rank up bonus of 500 points for this)
  2. Get as many votes as you can. The most popular thumb it with this title will win 1,000 points.

You are allowed to only make 1 thumb-it with this title. If you make more than one, we will not credit you the 500 points for the additional thumbs.

*Promotion rules: Limit one thumb-it created per person. The thumb it must have the title, and must be created between May 5-May 9 2014. Open to US and Canada only. Members can win up to 1,500 points. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Tuesday May 13th, 2014, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. 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.

Good luck!
The Toluna Team

April Trivia Contest Week 3: Win 5,000 points this week

Hello members,

We are in the last stretch of the April Trivia contest. 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 5,000 points for members who answer all 5 correctly.  Winners for this week will be awarded by 5pm on May 5, 2014.

April Trivia Contest W4

To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam account each day from Monday April 28-May2. Find our Question in our topics section.
2. Answer the question by the following day, at 10am.
3. You must answer all 5 to win.

*Promotion Rules: Members must answer all 5 questions correctly this week in order to win 5,000 points total for their participation. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on Monday, May 5th 2014, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. 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. US & Canada only!

Good luck!
The Toluna Team