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Holiday Gifties Now Available!

Greetings members,

We’re happy to announce that holiday Gifties are available now through December 31st in the Rewards Center!  Visit the Holidays tab in the Gifties catalog to see what you can win!

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Good luck!
The Toluna Team

Daily Theme Contest – October 12

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Summer is long gone and the sweaters and scarves have been broken out. From boots to thermals, there is so much you can do with Fall Fashion. Tell us what you love about fall fashion… anything goes!

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “Fall Fashion”

– 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 October 14, 2016 at 10 AM 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

January Trivia Week 2 Answers

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 2 of our January Trivia Contest. Over the past, week we posted a new question each day for you to answer.

Here are the answers for Week 2:

Jan 11:  What day in January is Elvis Presley’s birthday?

Answer: Jan 8

Jan 12: National Cream Puff day is January __

Answer: 2nd

Jan 13: National Trivia Day is January _

Answer: 4th

Jan 14: Who said “The blast of January will blow you through and through”

Answer: Shakespeare

Jan 15: What valuable metal was discovered in California on January 24, 1848?

Answer: Gold

All participants with the correct answers have been rewarded. We’ve already begun Week 3 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!

The Toluna Team

*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 January 26, 2016, 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.

January Trivia Week 1 Answers

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 1 of our January Trivia Contest. Over the past, week we posted a new question each day for you to answer. We received an overwhelming response, with more than 3500 participants!

Here are the answers for Week 1:

Jan 4: What is the birthstone for January?

Answer: Garnet

Jan 5: What flowers symbolize the month of January?

Answer: Carnation

Jan 6: January is named after the god Janus, who was the god of __ and ___.

Answer: doors and gates

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

Answer: Janvier, Enero, Gennaio

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

Answer: Taurus, Gemini

All participants with the correct answers have been rewarded. We’ve already begun Week 2 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!

The Toluna Team

*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 January 26, 2016, 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.

Daily Theme Contest – December 2, 2015 (48 hours only)

DEC 2 SNOW DAYS

It’s officially December, and to celebrate, we thought we would flood the community with posts about snow days! Tell us a story from your childhood, or tell us what you like best about snow days.

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “SNOW DAYS

– 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 December 4, 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.

December Trivia Contest Week 3 Results

Hello members,

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 3 of our December Trivia Contest. Over the past, week 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 for Week 3:

  1. Japanese people traditionally eat at what famous fast food chain for Christmas dinner? This place is so popular that customers must place their Christmas orders 2 months in advance. KFC
  2. The term “____” comes from a Norse tradition of cutting and burning a tree to bring in the Winter Solstice.  Yuletide
  3. Typically, Christmas trees grow ___ years before they are sold. 15 years
  4. The tallest Christmas tree was a ____ foot Douglas Fir displayed at the Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle, WA in 1950.  221ft
  5. The largest gingerbread man in the world weighed in at a whopping ___ pounds __ ounces. 1,435 lb 3 oz

We will be rewarding the Week 3 Bonuses by the end of the day today. Thank you to everyone who participated, and we look forward to the next trivia contest!

The Toluna Team

December Trivia Contest Week 2 Results

Hello members,

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 2 of our December Trivia Contest. Over the past, week 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 for Week 2:

  1. What famous woman refused gave up her seat on a bus on December 1st, 1955? Rosa Parks
  2. What famous political protest occurred in the Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773? Boston Tea Party
  3. What famous concert/music hall opened in NYC on December 27, 1932? Radio City Music Hall
  4. The U.S. Postal Service delivers approx. ___ billion cards and packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. 7 billion
  5. What famous holiday song was originally written for the Thanksgiving holiday? Jingle Bells

We will be rewarding the Week 2 Bonuses by the end of the day today. Thank you to everyone who participated. We’ve already begun Week 3 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!

The Toluna Team

*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, December 22nd 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.

December Trivia Contest Week 1 Results

Hello members,

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 1 of our December Trivia Contest. Over the past, week 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 for Week 1:

  1. What is the birthstone for December? Turquoise, Tanzanite, Zircon
  2. Name the flower(s) associated with the Month of December. Paper White Narcissus, Holly, Poinsettia
  3. What are the 2 astrological signs that fall within the month of December? Sagittarius, Capricorn
  4. December is derived from the Latin name ____, the middle Goddess of the Three Fates who personifies the present.  Decima
  5. Which day in December is National Chocolate Day? We realized that there were several chocolate related days in December, so we rewarded everyone. If you would like to know the specifics, here are all chocolate related days: National Chocolate day was October, 28, 2014.  National Brownie Day on December 8th, a National Cocoa Day on December 13th, a National Cover Anything in Chocolate Day on December 16th and a National Chocolate CANDY Day on December 28th.  

We will be rewarding the Week 1 Bonuses by the end of the day today. Thank you to everyone who participated. We’ve already begun Week 2 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!

The Toluna Team

*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, December 15th 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.

December Trivia Contest: Win 100 Points Per Day!

Hello members,

Back by popular demand, Toluna is pleased to present the month-long December 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 December 8th, 2014.

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To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam account each day from Monday Dec 1-5. 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, December 8th 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.

Win 15,000 points while celebrating this holiday season in #TolunaCelebrate

Win 15,000 points while celebrating this holiday season in #TolunaCelebrate

Hello members,

Here at Toluna, we are already getting ready for the holiday season. In occasion of the giving holiday season, we will be naming four winners who will be awarded 15,000 points each for our next Instagram contest #TolunaCelebrate! Two winners will be from Instagram, and two winners will be from Twitter.

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To enter, simply:

  • Follow @Toluna on Instagram
  • Post a picture of how you celebrate the wintertime holidays. If you have already posted the photo on Instagram, you must re-post the photo
  • Tag your picture with the hashtag #TolunaCelebrate
  • If you enter on Twitter, you must follow @Toluna on Twitter to be eligible

Remember, an exceptional four winners will be selected – two from Twitter, and two from Instagram.

This contest is Instagram & Twitter Exclusive. You must post your photo between December 1 and December 31 to participate.

And we’re proud to announce the November Instagram contest winners of #TolunaPets:  ChristieRoset from the Instagram entries, and Beatriznikki who entered via Twitter.

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They will each be winning 15,000 points. Congratulations!

Best of luck to those entering #TolunaCelebrate, we look forward to seeing your celebrations.

See you soon on the site, Instagram or Twitter,

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Winners will be selected at random by January 6 2015 at 5pm 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 within 5 days after the contest has ended and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts.  The winner will be notified on their Instagram or Twitter entry that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous, 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