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The Toy Insider Springs Into Fun with a New Giveaway!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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Out with the old, in with the new! 

Spring into fun with The Toy Insider! To celebrate the arrival of spring, we’re cleaning out our overflowing closet! Nothing like a good bout of spring cleaning to make room for the new AMAZING toys we’ll be sharing with you throughout this year. We’re giving away a BOX FULL OF NEW TOYS worth more than $300 each week to one lucky winner.

Every Friday, from April 11 through May 2, head over to our Twitter page (@TheToyInsider) and find our #SpringIntoFun tweet that we will post at 8 a.m. We’ll choose our lucky winner at 4 p.m.!

So start cleaning out your own closets and make room for a brand new box of toys from the Toy Insider!

 

 

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The Toy Insider’s Week of Ride-Ons Giveaway!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

 

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Each day, from March 31 to April 1, scoot on over to our Twitter page to enter our #SweetRides giveaway! We’ll be giving away one ride-on each day, so you and your kids can kick off the spring the right way!  Every morning at 8 a.m., check our Twitter page (@TheToyInsider) and retweet our entry tweet. We’ll pick one lucky winner at 4 p.m. daily.

Check out the great prizes below:

Monday, March 31: YBike Pewi (from YBike)

Ybike.pewiThe latest in stylish yet functional toys for kids ages 9 months and up. Little ones can enjoy fun-filled hours as they walk, swing, and glide with this bike adaptation —YBike Pewi. Following the YBike Original, this ride-on and walking-buddy teaches important motor skills such as balance, coordination, and body in space awareness. Quality features such as aluminium tubing, injection-molded parts, and specially designed swivel castor wheels ensures a quiet smooth ride that is suitable for indoor and outdoor play.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 1: Mobo Tot (from Asa Products)

Asaproducts.mobototThe Mobo Tot is an elite ergonomically designed cruiser for toddlers ages 2 to 5. This cruiser can play an integral role in the development of your toddler’s motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Cruising outdoors on the Mobo Tot will enhance your child’s observation skills and stimulate their imagination. Customized decals allow children to express their creativity. Parents can be at ease with the Mobo Tot’s safe and durable ride which makes exploring fun. Let your child take a Mobo Tot out for a cruise and start the adventure today.

 

 

 

 

Yvolution.yglider3in1Wednesday, April 2: Y Glider 3-in-1 (from Yvolution)

Suitable for kids ages 1 and up, the Y Glider 3-in-1 is a three-stage scooter for kids to use from even their earliest of cruisin’ days. The scooter turns from a ride-on to and early stage scooter with a removable seat, so when they’re old enough kids can stand and scoot. The Y Glider 3-in-1 helps develop basic balance and coordination skills in young children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, April 3: Razor Trikke E2 (from Razor Worldwide)

Razor.trikkee2The Trikke E2, a fun and unique electric ride-on, takes the concept of an electric scooter for kids to a new dimension. The Trikke E2 uses a patented cambering motion for a thrilling carving ride and is designed with two foot platforms for extra rider stability while carving around like a skier. It can reach speeds up to 9 mph and provides up to 40 minutes of continuous use. The Razor Trikke E2 features twist-grip acceleration, a push start system, dual rear breaks, and a high torque motor. This ride-on is super fun for kids ages 8 and up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 4: Y Fliker C1 Carver (from Yvolution)

Yvolution.yflikercarverc1The Y Fliker C1 Carver is for kids ages 5 and up looking for a more extreme ride. With this scooter, kids can carve, drift, and even 360! FLEX technology allows kids to accelerate faster and maintain balance at greater speeds. With the revoltuionary new design that features casters for self-propelling fun, the Y Fliker lets kids get movin’ and scootin’. An anti-slip footplate and twist and stow folding system allow for safe and storable fun on the go!

HEAD OVER TO TWITTER AND ENTER NOW!!

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What’s Your Child’s #Personalitoy? Giveaway!

Friday, January 24th, 2014

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It’s no secret—no two kids are alike, and neither are their toy boxes. Toys should reflect kids’ personalities, and we want to know what type of toys your kids love! Do they relate to princesses, ponies, or superheroes? Do they love to dress up for a tea party or play in the mud? Do they dream of flying or having super strength?

Every weekday from January 28 through February 7 at 8 a.m., we’ll put two different toys head-to-head on Twitter and ask which one your kid would identify with more! All you have to do is RETWEET, REPLY answering the question using the #personalitoy hashtag, and we’ll enter you to win the toy you chose. Want to know the best part? WE’RE GIVING AWAY BOTH TOYS! That’s right—we’re choosing two winners per day—one for each toy we display!

Winners will be randomly selected at 4 p.m. daily and notified via a direct message on Twitter. Selected winners must respond to the direct message within 24 hours of being chosen and they must provide The Toy Insider with their shipping information via direct message or email. One tweet per day per user will be eligible. By entering in the contest, you give The Toy Insider permission to retweet and otherwise share your tweet, as well as to announce you as the winner on Twitter.

So, tell us—what’s your child’s #personalitoy?
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The Toy Insider’s #StockedStocking Giveaway!

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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Though the presents under the tree get all of the glory, the stuff hanging over the mantle can be just as good– if not better! We’ve collected some of the best toys to stuff your kids’ stockings with this year– and we’ve got kids of all ages covered. Best of all, we’re giving ALL of these great toys away to five lucky winners from Dec. 16 through 20! Be sure to check these out and tell us your favorites!

Ages 0 to 2

technosource.worldssoftestbearWorld’s Softest Plush, from Toy Island, a division of Techno Source
This super soft plush is available in a teddy bear, a puppy, a unicorn, a monkey, a horse, and more furry friends. It also comes in assorted sizes, including 5-, 7-, 12-, and 20-inch plush toys. You won’t believe how soft these cuddly companions are!
Age: 0+
MSRP: $3.99 to $19.99

 

Go! Go! Smart Wheels Vehicles, from VTechVTech.Go! Go! Smart Wheels Fire Truck
With 12 Go! Go! Smart Wheels vehicles to choose from, kids can cruise into the learning zone. These electronic play vehicles are perfectly sized for little hands and entertain kids with a light-up button that activates music and sounds. Little ones will learn about different letters and vehicle names through pretend play. New vehicles include a car, a van, a truck, an ambulance, a fire truck, a police car, a tow truck, a helicopter, a cement mixer, a tractor and a race car.
Age: 1 to 5
MSRP: $7.99

 

GreenToys.RaceCarGreen Toys Race Car, from Green Toys
This little speedster is built in the U.S. from 100 percent recycled plastic milk containers that save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The hood of the car proudly displays the #2 recycled plastic symbol from which it is made. The ultra-eco design has no metal axles, BPA, PVC, phthalates, or external coatings. The car is available in red, blue, or pink.
Age: 1+
MSRP: $8.99

 

Ages 3 to 5

Hotwheels.basicassortmentBasic Hot Wheels Assortment, from Mattel
These cars have been a playtime staple for more than 40 years, with Hot Wheels continuing to make iconic vehicle designs for vehicle play. The Hot Wheels 1:64 scale basic cars fit perfectly into pockets, backpacks, and little hands (and stockings!). These cars drive platime and imagination. How Wheels cars feature high-speed racing, insane stunts, crazy creatures, city streets, classic looks, modern favorites, and more. The Basic Assortment includes 5 different segments of vehicles.
Age: 3+
MSRP: $1.09

 

worx.bopoBo-Po Nail Polish, from Worx Toys
The ’80s glamour sensation returns! Bo-Po (brush-on, peel-off) nail polish is back with 10 vibrant, kid-friendly polishes that peels away in seconds with no remover required. Bo-Po nail polish is bound to match every mood and every outfit in your little fashionista’s closet, allowing them to explore their funky and creative side. In new, non-spill containers, Bo-Po makes getting glam easy and fun for everyone.
Age: 3+
MSRP: $3.99

 

choon.rainbowloomrefillsRainbow Loom Refill Packs, from Choon’s Designs
Rainbow Loom is the hottest craze for kids, tweens, and teens! The refill packs feature tons of colors to choose from, including mixed color packs, a neon assortment, an iridescent “jelly” assortment, and two-color bands. Each pack includes more than 600 bands and enough C clips to make up to 24 single-patterned bracelets. The rubber bands are kid-safe and latex-free!
Age: 3+
MSRP: $3.99

 

skwooshiSkwooshi, from Irwin Toy
This stress-free dough transforms magically from solid to liquid state and never dries out. Kids can mold, stretch, squish, pull, and shrink the dough. This wheat- and gluten-free dough also has no scent and is easy to clean in order to put parents’ minds at ease.
Age: 3+
MSRP: $4.99

 

Mattel.thomasThomas & Friends Take-n-Play Assortment, from Fisher-Price
This assortment features kids’ favorite Thomas & Friends engines and vehicles. The characters are made of durable die-cast metal and have magnet connectors that connect either way, so kids can build any train they can think of. These vehicles are perfect for Take-n-Play Portable Fold-Out Playsets.
Age: 3+
MSRP: $6.00

 

Brush Buddies.Brite BeatzBrite Beatz Toothbrush, from Brush Buddies
The new Brite Beatz toothbrush features a fun synchronized light and music show while playing kids’ holiday favorite “Jingle Bells.” The toothbrush plays the song for the dentist-recommended two minutes that it takes to brighten your smile… and your holidays!
Age: 3+
MSRP: $7.99

 

hexbug.nanov2Hexbug Nano V2 Single Pack, from Innovation First
The Nano V2 Hexbugs can climb vertically, horizontally, around corners, and through loops and tubes to the tip top of any Nano V2 habitat set. The new system of tubular tracks highlights the Nano V2’s unique multi-level climbing abilities. Each Nano V2 single pack is the perfect addition to any Nano V2 set. The single pack includes one Nano V2 bug, one straight tube, and one connector. These Hexbugs are available in an assortment of six colors and patterns.
Age: 3+
MSRP: $7.99

 

Ontel.Dream Pets MinisDream Lites Minis, from Ontel Products
Dream Lites Minis are miniature plush sets that turn any room or surface into a magical starry sky. Simply squeeze the pet to project three soothing colors and create a magical environment for sleep or play. Each pet contains special LED lights inside that create a glow without producing heat, and the built-in timer can be set to automatically shut the light off. The portable pets can be clipped anywhere—to backpacks, key rings, belt loops, and more. Kids can choose from nine cozy critters, including Rainbow Unicorn, Blue Camo Puppy, Peaceful Bear, Playful Penguin, and Zippity Zebra.
Age: 3+
MSRP: $12.99

 

BlipToys.PalacePetFurryTailFriendDisney Princess Palace Pets: Furry Tail Friends, from Blip Toys
These collectible 2.5-inch figures shimmer from their sparkly removable tiaras to their soft and fluffy tails, which girls can groom with the included brush. The fall collection of pets includes Beauty (Aurora’s kitty), Berry (Snow White’s bunny), Pumpkin (Cinderella’s puppy), Teacup (Belle’s puppy), and Treasure (Ariel’s kitty).
Age: 4+
MSRP: $5.99 each

 

Playmates.TMNT DonatelloTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Basic Action Figures, from Playmates Toys
These highly detailed action figures contain more than 12 points of articulation and are uniquely sculpted, with heights ranging from 4.25 inches to 5.5 inches. More than 30 different action figures are available, including Leatherhead, Snakeweed, Baxter Stockman, and Stealth Tech Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, which are decked out with stealthy accessories and cover ops outfits. Each figure is compatible with most of the vehicles and play sets.
Age: 4+
MSRP: $7.99 to $8.99

 

tech4kids.mashemsMash’Ems and Fash’Ems, from Tech 4 Kids
These squishy, liquid-filled, collectible toys allow kids to twist, squish, and launch their favorite characters. Available characters include Angry Birds/Angry Birds Space, Furby, Marvel Avengers, Marvel Universe, Moshi Monsters, Power Rangers, Smurfs, TMNT, and WWE. Fash’Ems are available in Hello Kitty and My Little Pony for soft, squishy, dress up fun.
Age: 4+
MSRP: $4.99

 

Topps.Baseball Foil PacksFootball and Baseball Foil Packs, from Topps
Whether kids or adults are obsessed with football or are a huge fan of baseball, Topps has something to stuff everyone’s stocking with this year. The iconic Topps Baseball and Football Foil Packs offer a variety of athlete cards inside.
Age: 4+
MSRP: $1.99 per pack

 

ShoulderFunUSA.ShoulderBuddiesLifestyleShoulder Buddies, from Shoulder Fun USA
Kids place the magical Shoulder Buddy coin underneath their shirt on their shoulder and watch as the buddy magically sticks in place! Each Shoulder Buddy figurine stands 4 inches high with fuzzy, fluffy hair and contains inaccessible magnets. Shoulder Buddies are also available in Hello Kitty styles.
Age: 4+
MSRP: $5.99

 

untitledPlaymobil Series Figures 5—Boys/Girls, from Playmobil
Playmobil Figures Series 5—Boys/Girls contains 12 different boy or girl figures that can be collected, assembled, and interchanged. Each figure comes unassembled in its mystery pack, so children can put them together or mix and match the interchangeable parts with another figure to create original characters.
Age: 5+
MSRP: $2.99

 

SmallZelf.MooseToysSmall Zelfs, from Moose Toys
When the sun goes away, these tiny Zelfs are ready to come out and play! Each quirky small Zelf has a matte, glitter, or pearl finish. The lil’ Zelfs can be displayed in the planter or used as a pencil topper to show off their crazy colorful hair. With 36 to collect in all, girls will have a hair-raising good time with the Zelfs!
Age: 5+
MSRP: $2.99

 

MooseToys.TrashPackThe Trash Pack Series 4 Wheelie Bins, from Moose Toys
Kids can start their Trash Pack Series 4 Collection with these new bright red wheelie bins! The Series 4 two-pack comes with two filthy friends and a collector’s guide that lists each new character from Series 4.
Age: 5+
MSRP: $1.99

Ages 6 to 

Tomy.PokemonPokémon 2 Pack 2 Inch Figures, from Tomy
A new generation of Pokémon toys inspired by the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games has arrived! From Chespin vs. Wobbuffet to Fennekin vs. Meowth, Pokémon go head-to-head in six match-ups featuring characters now available for the first time as 2-inch figures. Each pack contains two detailed figures and two Attack Tags that bring the battle play to life.
Age: 6+
MSRP: $7.99

 

Jazwares.MinecraftMinecraft Figure Single Packs, from Jazwares
Kids can play with their favorite Minecraft characters with these figures to create a world of free-play and imagination, just like in the 8-bit video game. Each collectible figure is fully articulated and comes with an accessory. Kids can collect Steve, Creeper, Zombie, and Enderman.
Age: 6+
MSRP: $12.99

 

Waluigi.KnexMario Kart Wii: Standard Bike Building Set Assortment #4, from K’NEX
Each of these packs contains more than 30 building pieces and a Nintendo figure. The wedge-style packaging doubles as a ramp so kids can recreate their favorite moments from the Mario Kart Wii video game with the characters they choose. Available characters include Koopa Troopa, Wario, Mario, Luigi, Toad, Donkey Kong, and Diddy Kong.
Age: 6+
MSRP: $9.99

 

knex.smmysterybagSuper Mario Mystery Figure Bags Series 2, from K’NEX
Each of these mystery bags includes one buildable figure from the world of Super Mario. Mystery figures include Mario, Wario, Princess Peach, Koopa Paratroopa, Boo, Shy Guy, Dry Bones, and Daisy. Each figure is compatible with the entire Mario line of K’NEX products.
Age: 6+
MSRP: $3.99 each

 

GlitterPetz.ArstiGlitter Petz, from Artsi
These tiny pets are waiting to come to life! Kids can cover a new pet friend in sparkling gems and watch them shine. The kit contains 100 gems, a figurine, two sets of eyes, a bookbag clip, and string. Available Petz include a fox, a puppy, a kitten, a squirrel, an owl, and a pony.
Age: 6+
MSRP: $5.99

SmartToys.IQTwist

IQ Twist, from Smart Toys & Games
Players can twist their brains with this award-winning, sing-player logic game. The challenge is to fit all the twisted puzzle pieces on the game board to solve each creative puzzle. One hundred challenges are included, ranging from easy to extremely difficult. IQ Twist is compact so it travels very easily for kids on the go!

Age: 6+
MSRP: $9.99

 

TMNTEarbuds.SakarMolded TMNT Earbuds, from Sakar
These high-definition earbuds come with extra cushioning for kids’ ears. They are compatible with all iPod/iPhone devices, iPads, tablets, and MP3 players. The earbuds are available in all four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters.
Age: 7+
MSRP: $9.99

 

Mattel.unoUno Card Game, from Mattel
America’s No. 1 brand of family game remains a classic throughout the years. This game is filled with surprises—skips, reverses, draw twos, color-changing wilds, and draw four wild cards are all inside this 108-card deck. When you’re down to one card, don’t forget to shout “UNO!”
Age: 7+
MSRP: $5.99

 

LCR.WildDiceLCR Wild Dice Game, from George & Co.
This game is a fun new twist on the original LCR Left Center Right dice game. The new version’s gameplay gives players the chance to choose their moves. The unpredictable play of the game creates an added twist of excitement, making it fun for kids and adults alike!
Age: 8+
MSRP: $10.98

 

Age: 9+

thinkfun.wordaroundWordAround, from ThinkFun
In this new game, players must be the first to decipher and shout out the word on each WordAround card to win that card. The words are positioned in a circle, giving this game a challenging spin. The player to collect the most cards wins! This game is designed for two to four players.
Age: 10+
MSRP: $12.99

 

sakar.hellokittyflashdriveHello Kitty Licensed Molded Flash Drive, from Sakar
These molded flash drives feature kids’ favorite brands, including Nerf, The Avengers, Monster High, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, SpongeBob Squarepants, and, of course, Hello Kitty. The drive stores up to 4 GB of content, so kids can store important documents, photos, videos, and more.
MSRP: $14.99

 

Lionel-SilverBellExpressOrnamentLionel Trains 2013 Silver Bell Express Ornament, from Lionel Trains
Celebrating Lionel today, this ornament commemorates the 2013 Lionel LionChief Christmas Train Set The Silver Bell Express. The ornament is perfect for both indoor and outdoor decorating. The train sets (with the image of them running around the Christmas tree puffing smoke) are an iconic representation of the holidays.
Age: All
MSRP: $5.99

 

RoseArt-Holiday Color BlanksHoliday Color Blanks, from RoseArt
Kids can use the included Color Blank markers to make the Snowman happy with rosy cheeks and a big smile or blue and serious because it’s so cold. Draw a carrot nose, a striped scarf, flowers, buttons or a tie on the figurine, then add the finishing touches with the included stickers. For extra originality, kids can add their own fun stuff, such as buttons, sequins, glitter, a hat,or a prop. Make, play and display the artistic creation. A present, a tree, mini ornaments, a reindeer, and a nightcap are also available.

Age: 6+

MSRP: $6.99-$10.99 

Head to our Facebook page beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 16 to enter to win a stocking STUFFED with all of these amazing toys. Just look for the post at the top of the Facebook page and comment to enter!

 

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#OwnTheAisles With Our Black Friday Toy Shopping Guide

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

 

Overwhelmed by Black Friday circulars?

We here at the Toy Insider know that Black Friday can be a stressful day—whether its planning where to go, finding the best deal, or even fighting off other shoppers in the toy aisles (we remember the first release of Furby!), it can be a bit daunting! But don’t let the fear of being overwhelmed stop you from getting those great deals…WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

We’ve compiled our FAVORITE DEALS into ONE comprehensive guide! Make your Black Friday shopping a little easier with the help of the Toy Insider. Click on the cover below to see the best places to go for the hottest toys of the holidays. We bet a bunch of toys on our Holiday Gift Guide made your kids’ wish lists—and we know where to get them!

Click here to see our Black Friday toy shopping guide!

Click here to see our Black Friday toy shopping guide!

IT’S TIME TO #OWNTHEAISLES!

GIVEAWAY ALERT! GIVEAWAY ALERT!

We’re giving away a surprise item from our guide to FIVE lucky winners! Check out the last page of the guide for details, or just click here to enter!

Click here for official rules and guidelines

 

 

DISCLAIMER: The Toy Insider, Adventure Holdings, and its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the sales/deals shown in this publication. All sales/deals are subject to change by the individual retailers. All sales/deals are subject to restrictions due to availability, and all products may not be available at all retail locations. Quantities may be limited. Online sales/deals may be different. Contact your local retail store to verify whether they are honoring the sale and that they have the merchandise in stock.

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Black Friday #OwnTheAisles Giveaway Official Rules and Guidelines

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

2013 Black Friday #OwnTheAisles Giveaway {Full Contest Rules}
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OR PAYMENT.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility
The Toy Insider’s Black Friday #OwnTheAisles Giveaway (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are 18 years or older at the time of entry.
Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Entrants must either be the legal guardian of children depicted in the entry picture or have consent from the child’s legal guardian to submit. Employees of Adventure Publishing, Hachette Filipacchi Media, Inc. or any of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Promotion and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion (that of a parent/legal guardian, if, entrant is a minor ). Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
2. Sponsor
Adventure Publishing New York, NY, 307 7th Avenue, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10001.
Adventure Publishing is the prize sponsor of Promotion. Individual toy names and logos are used for purposes of promotion and/or prize only.
3. Timing
The Promotion begins on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Promotion Period”). Timestamp on Wufoo.com entry form will be the official time keeping device for this Promotion.
4. How to Enter
To qualify to enter the Black Friday #OwnTheAisles Giveaway during the Promotion Period, (a) November 27, 2013- December 1, 2013 entrants must fill out the embedded sweepstakes form on www.thetoyinsider.com.
Any form of entry other than those described herein is void. Limit: Limit one (1) entry per person, per username, per email address, during the Promotion Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address or username. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/ different usernames, email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s plays and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations or entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for lost internet connections resulting in invalid entries. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or entry, the authorized Instagram account holder of the username used to register or enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the registrant or entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
5. Winner Selection
On the dates set forth below, Sponsor or an independent judging agency will select one (1) entry for the prize described below in Section 8 based on all valid entries received and chosen at random. The winning entrant(s) will be contacted Adventure Publishing via email and may be awarded the prize(s) (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Rules.) Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winners will be notified by email approximately one (1) day(s) after the drawing. Failure to respond to the initial verification email within 24 hours of notification or return of email notification as undeliverable after 3 attempts will result in disqualification.
6. POTENTIAL GIVEAWAY WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION.
7. Verification of Potential Winner
Potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner will be notified by Twitter Direct Message after the date of winner announcement. The potential winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor,
within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited by law) in order to claim his/her prize(s) (or those of the child, if applicable). If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to reply to contact efforts or prize notification is returned as undeliverable within 48 hours, the potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner of a sweepstakes prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner based on the creativity among all remaining eligible entries.
8. Prize
Winner will be selected on the Giveaway Drawing Date, December 2, 2013.
For all Prizes: No cash equivalent for the prize, prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed
prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Within 3 days after of receiving the winner’s affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, Sponsor will mail the winner’s prize via UPS to the address provided therein. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay in prize delivery. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes and Promotion, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of prize and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and Promotion and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
10. Publicity
Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness,photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. All uses of a winner’s information are in accordance with our
Privacy Policy and in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA ”).
Prize Description
One select item from The Toy Insider’s 2013 Black Friday Shopping Guide. Prize valued at at least $24.99.
Quantity 1
Approximate retail value $24.99
11. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper
functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate
operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
12. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the
Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes play, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
13. Disputes
Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, other than
those concerning the administration of the Giveaway or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York County, New York and that by participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including
costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or
the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information
Information collected from entrants will be kept private by the Sponsor. Only entrants who opt-in to receive news and information from the Sponsors official newsletter will receive future emails from Sponsor ONLY.
15. Promotion Results
For Promotion results, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List –
Adventure Publishing, New York, NY, 307 7th Avenue, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10001.
Requests for the winner list must be received by December 31st, 2013.

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The Toy Insider’s #tweets4toys Giveaway!

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

The Toy Insider will host weekday Twitter giveaways from Monday, October 21 through Friday, December 20, 2013. Each day, users will be asked to retweet, post a photo, or answer a question on Twitter using #tweets4toys and @thetoyinsider. Tweets featuring the daily task will be posted at 8 a.m. Monday-Friday. Winners will be chosen at 4 p.m. daily and notified via a direct message on Twitter. Selected winners must respond to the direct message within 24 hours of being chosen and they must provide The Toy Insider with their shipping information via direct message or email. One tweet per task per day per user will be eligible. By entering in the contest, you give The Toy Insider permission to retweet and otherwise share your tweet and its photos, as well as to announce you as the winner via Twitter after you have claimed your prize.

Full contest rules can be found here.

Each week, we will announce the toy sponsor here, on our Twitter page, and on our Facebook page, so check back with us to see the cool toys you can enter to win. Happy tweeting!


eKids Marvel Creativity Studio Smart Stylus and App
Marvel Creativity Studio Smart Stylus
Click here to read more about the Marvel Creativity Studio Smart Stylus and App!

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2013 Room Full of Toys Sweepstakes Rules and Guidelines

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

2013 Holiday Giveaway {Full Contest Rules}

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OR PAYMENT.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility
The Toy Insider’s Holiday Toy Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are 18 years or older at the time of entry.
Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Entrants must either be the legal guardian of children depicted in the entry picture or have consent from the child’s legal guardian to submit. Employees of Adventure Publishing, Hachette Filipacchi Media, Inc. or any of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Promotion and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion (that of a parent/legal guardian, if, entrant is a minor ). Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
2. Sponsor
Adventure Publishing New York, NY, 307 7th Avenue, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10001.
Adventure Publishing is the prize sponsor of Promotion. Individual toy names and logos are used for purposes of promotion and/or prize only.
3. Timing
The Promotion begins on Monday, October 1st at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Promotion Period”). Timestamp on Wufoo.com entry form will be the official time keeping device for this Promotion.
4. How to Enter
To qualify to a The Toy Insider’s Holiday Toy Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period, (a) October 10, 2013- December 12, 2013 entrants must fill out the embedded sweepstakes form on www.thetoyinsider.com
Any form of entry other than those described herein is void. Limit: Limit one (1) entry per person, per user name, per email address, during the Promotion Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address or username. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/ different usernames, email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s plays and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations or entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for lost internet connections resulting in invalid entries. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or entry, the authorized Instagram account holder of the username used to register or enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the registrant or entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
5. Winner Selection
On the dates set forth below, Sponsor or an independent judging agency will select one (1) entry for the prize described below in Section 8 based on all valid entries received and chosen at random. The winning entrant(s) will be contacted Adventure Publishing via email and may be awarded the prize(s) (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Rules.) Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winners (or their parents/legal guardians if entrant(s) are minors) will be notified by email approximately one (1) day(s) after the drawing. Failure to respond to the initial verification email within 48 hours of notification or return of email notification as undeliverable after 3 attempts will result in disqualification.
6. POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER(S) IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION.
7. Verification of Potential Winner (s)
Potential winner(s) must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner(s) (or their parents/legal guardians if
winner(s) are minors) will be notified by email after the date of winner announcement. The potential winner(s) (or their parents/legal guardians if winner(s) are minors) may be required to sign and return to Sponsor,
within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited by law) in order to claim his/her prize(s) (or those of the child, if applicable). If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to reply to contact efforts or prize notification is returned as undeliverable within 48 hours, the potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner of a sweepstakes prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner based on the creativity among all remaining eligible entries.
8. Prize
Winner will be selected on the Sweepstakes Drawing Date, December 13th, 2013.
For all Prizes: No cash equivalent for the prize, prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed
prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Within 3 days after of receiving the winner’s affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, Sponsor will mail the winner’s prize(s) via UPS to the address provided therein (if winner is a minor, his/her prize(s) will be delivered care of a parent/legal guardian). Sponsor is not responsible for any delay in prize delivery. Winners (or their parent/legal guardian, as applicable) are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant (a parent/legal guardian on behalf of participant, if participant is minor) agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes and Promotion, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes and Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of prize and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and Promotion and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
10. Publicity
Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent (that of a parent/legal guardian, if participant is a minor) to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness,
photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. All uses of a winner’s information are in accordance with our
Privacy Policy and in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA ”).
Prize Description
Prize pack of various toys from The Toy Insider’s 2013 Hot Holiday Toy list. Products and styles may vary. Prize pack valued at $1000
Quantity 1
Approximate retail value $1,000
11. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper
functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate
operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
12. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the
Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes play, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
13. Disputes
Entrant (entrant’s parent/legal guardian, if entrant is a minor) agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than
those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York County, New York and that by participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including
costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or
the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information
Information collected from entrants will be kept private by the Sponsor. Only entrants who opt-in to receive news and information from the Sponsors official newsletter will receive future emails from Sponsor ONLY.
15. Promotion Results
For Promotion results, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List –
Adventure Publishing, New York, NY, 307 7th Avenue, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10001.
Requests for the winner list must be received by December 31st, 2013.

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The Toy Insider’s #tweets4toys Full Contest Rules

Monday, September 9th, 2013

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OR PAYMENT.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility
The Toy Insider’s #tweets4toys giveaways (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are 18 years or older at the time of entry.
Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Entrants must either be the legal guardian of children depicted in the entry picture or have consent from the child’s legal guardian to submit. Employees of Adventure Publishing, The Toy Insider, our sponsor of the week, or any of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Promotion and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion (that of a parent/legal guardian, if, entrant is a minor). Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
2. Sponsor
The Toy Insider, New York, NY, 307 7th Avenue, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10001.
The Toy Insider is the prize sponsor of Promotion. Individual toy names and logos are used for purposes of promotion and/or prize only.
3. Timing
The Promotion begins on Monday October 21, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Friday December 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. EST (the “Promotion Period”).
4. How to Enter
To qualify for The Toy Insider’s #tweet4toys giveaway during the Promotion Period, entrants must do the following:
• Check for the “daily task” on Twitter, posted Monday through Friday at 8 a.m.
• Follow the instructions given in that tweet to retweet and follow, post a photo, answer a trivia question, etc.
Any form of entry other than those described herein is void. Limit: Limit one (1) entry per task per user per day during the Promotion Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address or username. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/ different usernames, email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s plays and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations or entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for lost Internet connections resulting in invalid entries. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or entry, the authorized Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or any other account holder of the username used to register or enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the registrant or entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

5. Winner Selection
On the dates set forth below, Sponsor or an independent judging agency will select one (1) entry per weekday for the prize described below in Section 8 based on all valid entries received and chosen at random. The winning entrant(s) will receive notification via Direct Message on Twitter and must respond to claim the prize within 24 hours of the sent message. The winning entrant(s) may be awarded the prize(s) (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Rules.) Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winners (or their parents/legal guardians if entrant(s) are minors) will be notified by Direct Message approximately 1 hour after the selection. Failure to respond to the initial Direct Message within 24 hours of notification or return of message as undeliverable after 3 attempts will result in disqualification.
6. POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER(S) IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION.
7. Verification of Potential Winner (s)
Potential winner(s) must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner(s) (or their parents/legal guardians if winner(s) are minors) will be notified by Direct Message after the date of winner announcement. The potential winner(s) (or their parents/legal guardians if winner(s) are minors) may be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited by law) in order to claim his/her prize(s) (or those of the child, if applicable). If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to reply to contact efforts or prize notification is returned as undeliverable within 24 hours, the potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner of a sweepstakes prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner based on the creativity among all remaining eligible entries.
8. Prize
Winner will be selected every Friday of the Promotion Period.
For all Prizes: No cash equivalent for the prize, prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Within 3 days after of receiving the winner’s affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, Sponsor will mail the winner’s prize(s) via UPS to the address provided therein (if winner is a minor, his/her prize(s) will be delivered care of a parent/legal guardian). Sponsor is not responsible for any delay in prize delivery. Winners (or their parent/legal guardian, as applicable) are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant (a parent/legal guardian on behalf of participant, if participant is minor) agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes and Promotion, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes and Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of prize and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and Promotion and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
10. Publicity
Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent (that of a parent/legal guardian, if participant is a minor) to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. All uses of a winner’s information are in accordance with our
Privacy Policy and in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA ”).
Prize Description
The prize is the product shown on the Toy Insider’s website, donated by the sponsor of the week. Five prizes a week will be distributed – one a day, Monday through Friday, during the Promotion Period. The prize will be described on the Toy Insider’s website each week, as is subject to change based on the sponsor company’s inventory.
Approximate retail value is dependent on the product week to week.
11. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
12. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes play, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
13. Disputes
Entrant (entrant’s parent/legal guardian, if entrant is a minor) agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York County, New York and that by participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information
By entering the contest, the entrant gives The Toy Insider the right to retweet and otherwise share on social media the entry tweet and any attached photos. The entrant also gives The Toy Insider the right to tweet the entrant’s Twitter handle when announcing the winner. Information, such as full names, addresses, and other personal information, collected from entrants will be kept private by the Sponsor.
15. Promotion Results
For Promotion results, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List –
The Toy Insider, 307 7th Avenue, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10001.
Requests for the winner list must be received by December 31, 2013.

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FanTOYstic Fridays!

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

The Toy Insider, the source for the hottest toys and gifts, is giving away A BOX FULL OF TOYS to five lucky winners every Friday from September 20 to October 11.

FanTOYstic Fridays features boxes of toys worth more than $250 each. Each box includes some of the hottest products from top toy companies. Get a jump on your holiday gift giving early with FREE TOYS courtesy of The Toy Insider and The Big Toy Book.

Don’t forget to LIKE US ON FACEBOOK, FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, and share all our giveaways and products with your friends! We love to hear your feedback and all about your favorite toys, so start sharing with #FanTOYsticFridays!

Click on the image below to enter!

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