The $100 Question: Is Money Or Passion More Important For Making A Difference Rules

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Official Rules


Eligibility: Entrants in the $100 Question: Is Money Or Passion More
Important For Making A Difference? ("Promotion") must be 18 years of
age or older and U.S. residents. Employees, officers and directors of
BlogHer, Inc. ("BlogHer" or "Sponsor"), their respective partners,
subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, successors and assigns, and
their immediate family members [spouses, parents, children, siblings]
and individuals residing in their same household (whether or not
related) are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to these
Official Rules and the decisions of BlogHer, which are final and
binding in all respects. Void where prohibited.

2. Promotion Period: Promotion begins 10:00 a.m. (PST) Friday, April 7, 2010 and ends 5:00 p.m. (PST) Monday, April 12, 2010

Entry: To participate in the Promotion, eligible entrants should simply
login or register at, then visit
the sweepstakes web page at
and leave a comment answering the question:Is money or passion more
important in making a difference in the world?

Entries must
be placed in the comments section of this page, or a URL link to your
entry on your own blog must be posted to the comments section of this
page, to qualify.

• Entries must be written in English and posted before 5:00pm PST on Monday, April 12, 2010 to be eligible.

• Entries must be the entrant's original work and must comply with BlogHer Editorial Standards.

• Entries must be on topic and not offensive or derogatory.

Neither BlogHer nor its agencies are responsible for illegible, lost,
stolen, late, damaged, incomplete, mutilated or misdirected entries.

By posting a comment, entrant agrees that any or all of the submitted
comment, whether randomly chosen as a Winner or not, may be reproduced
on BlogHer's web site in connection with this Promotion without
compensation at the sole discretion of representatives of BlogHer.
The Initial Winner and the Alternate Winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries.

Initial Winner will be notified by email. Please check your BlogHer
profile to ensure we have your current, correct email address. If the
Prize is not timely accepted by the Initial Winner, the Alternate
Winner will be notified by email and shall be awarded the Prize if
timely accepted.

• Only one entry per household.

• Odds of winning depend on the total of number of entries submitted in the Promotion.

Sweepstakes: The winner will be randomly selected from all eligible
entries. The entrant selected must comply with all terms and conditions
of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements. Mass entries or mechanical reproductions are invalid.
BlogHer is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, postage-due,
illegible, incomplete entries which will be disqualified.

Prize: ONE (1) PRIZE winner to receive a $100 Visa gift card. The prize
winner will be randomly selected on or around Monday, April 12, 2010.
Total promotion prize ARV is $100.

Winner will be notified via
email and will receive his/her prize via U.S. mail to his/her US
resident address within two weeks from BlogHer's receipt of the Prize
Notification and Release agreement executed by each Winner. Prize
shipping costs will be paid for by BlogHer.

6. General
Conditions: By participating, entrants agree neither BlogHer nor its
respective shareholders, agents and representatives, affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, or legal
advisors are responsible or liable for, and shall be released and held
harmless from: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program,
network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties
of any kind; (ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of
BlogHer that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted;
(iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated
with the Promotion; (iv) any and all losses, damages, rights, claims
and actions of any kind in connection with or resulting from
participation in the Promotion, acceptance, possession, or use of the
prize. BlogHer reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend
or cancel the Promotion at any time. All issues and questions
concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations
of participant and BlogHer in connection with the Promotion, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of
California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of
law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any
other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of
any jurisdiction other than the State of California.
By accepting
the Promotion Prize, except where legally prohibited, winner grants
permission (and agrees to confirm that grant in writing) to BlogHer and
those acting under its authority the right to the use of his/her name,
photo, likeness, voice, biographical information and statements, at any
time or times, for advertising, trade publicity, promotional and
commercial purposes without additional compensation, in connection with
the running or advertising of this Promotion. Winner shall be required
to complete an affidavit or declaration of eligibility/liability
release and, except where prohibited, a publicity release and such
other documents as may be required by BlogHer. Required documents must
be signed and received by BlogHer within 10 days of the date printed on
the prize notification. Failure to execute or timely return the prize
notification documentation may result in forfeiture of prize. Winner
may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash
or credit. All necessary taxes and duties on the prize, and any other
costs associated with maintaining or operating the prize, are the sole
responsibility of the winner. BlogHer is not responsible for and shall
not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to
notify winners.

7. Disclosure. Winner acknowledges and agrees
that he/she is not required to make any statements about, or provide
any opinions regarding, the Prize, any such statements and/or opinions
being Winner’s sole decision. If Winner is employed by, works for, or
provides content to, any means of mass communication, such as
newspapers, magazines, radio, television or the Internet, including,
without limitation Winner’s blog (collectively, the “Media”), then
Winner will not speak about or refer to the Prize, directly or
indirectly, in such capacity through the Media, without disclosing that
Winner won the Prize in connection with the Promotion.

8. For
name of winner, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: BlogHer
Attn: The $100 Question: Is Money Or Passion More Important For Making
A Difference?  Promotion Request, 1301 Shoreway Rd., Ste 340, Belmont,
CA 94002.

9. Sponsor: BlogHer, Inc.
1301 Shoreway Rd Ste 340
Belmont, CA 94002
Tel: (650) 551-1364

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submitted for this Promotion or otherwise collected by this site.

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