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  1. muneshyne21's Avatar
    I just came back from the Microsoft store to ask about the phone giveaway. Here's what I found out since the reporting I've read so far hasn't been too specific:

    -The giveaway is all weekend from Saturday-Sunday.
    -8 phones a day per store (16 total for the weekend)
    -An employee will be walking around the store with a phone and will randomly approach people or there will be a booth.
    -There is a question on the phone you have to answer after you fill out a general info screen
    -If you answer it correctly you HAVE A CHANCE of winning a phone of your choosing (1520, 1020 or 928 while supplies last).
    -If you don't win a phone you still win smaller prizes like 10% off purchases and stuff

    I may just be hanging out all day at the Microsoft store on Saturday... I hope the questions are really easy or spec based!

    When you think about it, since Microsoft stores aren't super popular (at least the one near me), the odds of winning shouldnt be too crazy (1:100?). I really doubt 1000 people walk in that store per day...and also enter the contest
    Last edited by muneshyne21; 05-03-2014 at 04:36 PM.
    05-02-2014 12:17 AM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Good luck! I hope you win a new device.
    05-02-2014 12:38 AM
  3. muneshyne21's Avatar
    I forgot to add that you dont have to purchase anything to participate. You can just hang out at the store like a bum!!! Im good at that!
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    05-02-2014 01:26 AM
  4. maclancer's Avatar
    I forgot to add that you dont have to purchase anything to participate. You can just hang out at the store like a bum!!! Im good at that!
    I will make sure I do that ;P
    05-02-2014 01:33 AM
  5. AhmadSorour's Avatar
    OMG why do I have to live in Egypt :o !!! :(((
    muneshyne21 and wphashan like this.
    05-02-2014 02:39 AM
  6. muneshyne21's Avatar
    I will make sure I do that ;P
    Just stay away from my store!!!! Its mine you hear! Mine, Mine, MINE!!! You guys should keep an eye on the news this weekend for a headline reading, "Belligerent Short Asian guy cursing while pushing people out of Microsoft Store"
    xandros9 and Guytronic like this.
    05-02-2014 01:32 PM
  7. Jozef jurcisin's Avatar
    I will stay a way from the Microsoft store on Saturday-Sunday!
    05-02-2014 02:55 PM
  8. xandros9's Avatar
    05-02-2014 07:57 PM
  9. TX6shooter's Avatar
    Here are the official rules:
    They can be found at: OPPORTUNITY RINGS INSTANT WIN
    4.How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit https://microsoftstore.promo.eprize....portunityrings from a Nokia Lumia 1520 device that will be made available in participating Microsoft Store retail locations and complete and submit the registration form, including a valid email address. Once you submit the form, you will automatically proceed to the Instant Win Game page and receive one (1) Instant Win Game play for that day. The Instant Win Game results will be instantly displayed. Entrants will be notified immediately by email if they are potential winners of the Instant Win Game and will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win Game.
    05-03-2014 11:36 AM
  10. coolbreeze78's Avatar
    Just played at the SLC store. I got the question right. You just enter your info into a phone. Only got a 10% coupon so simply answering the question right doesn't mean you win.

    The question was where did Cortana originate from (Halo).

    The store is completely dead and they are closed on Sunday. So 8 not 16 random winners. Lame.

    It's a lottery system. Wasted a trip.
    05-03-2014 01:12 PM
  11. TommyC1969's Avatar
    You weren't guaranteed to win a phone. You made the trip for the chance to win a phone. You got the chance. How could your trip have been wasted?

    Sent from my XT1056 using WPCentral Forums mobile app
    05-03-2014 01:24 PM
  12. coolbreeze78's Avatar
    You weren't guaranteed to win a phone. You made the trip for the chance to win a phone. You got the chance. How could your trip have been wasted?

    Sent from my XT1056 using WPCentral Forums mobile app
    The OP says if you get the question right you win a phone. I was clarifying for others. A later cut and paste of the terms clarifies though. My bad for posting I guess.
    05-03-2014 01:43 PM
  13. scolab's Avatar
    The official rules also indicate: " Prizes: ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED (1,200) GRAND PRIZES: One (1) of the following Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 models: the 1520, the 1020, or the 928 (model for each winner can be selected by winner while supplies last)."

    NOT an Icon, but a 928
    05-03-2014 01:57 PM
  14. muneshyne21's Avatar
    Sorry for the misleading/inaccurate info guys. Thats the last time I'll take a store employees word for it! I've updated the top post to reflect the rules. Gonna head over there anyways to see if I can win
    scolab and froi francisco like this.
    05-03-2014 02:06 PM
  15. muneshyne21's Avatar
    Damnit, got there at 1:30pm and they already gave out all 8! They started giving them out at 11! WTF! OK...Im getting there at 11 tomorrow.
    05-03-2014 04:35 PM
  16. coolbreeze78's Avatar
    Between two stores and different people, my wife and I entered 5 times. No dice. The stores are all dead. Oh well guess someone else won them. Will try again tomorrow.
    05-03-2014 05:01 PM
  17. J Ice70's Avatar
    I played at the one in Las Vegas, didn't win.
    05-03-2014 07:06 PM
  18. Dennis Barry's Avatar
    Does anyone know if the play once per day is per store as well? There is a kiosk store and a b&m store both fairly close to my home. I might run to both tomorrow, but if you can only play once total I will only go to one of them.
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-03-2014 07:23 PM
  19. TLJack64's Avatar
    I won today. Got a Lumia 1520
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-03-2014 07:32 PM
  20. muneshyne21's Avatar
    I won today. Got a Lumia 1520
    Damn you $#&^#*@$^%!#@$)!#*$@#)$*
    I mean...congrats. I'm so happy for you...
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-03-2014 09:21 PM
  21. coolbreeze78's Avatar
    Does anyone know if the play once per day is per store as well? There is a kiosk store and a b&m store both fairly close to my home. I might run to both tomorrow, but if you can only play once total I will only go to one of them.
    I'm not telling you to be dishonest, but the T&C say you are only allowed to play once/day. Just be sure to use different emails and phone numbers if you try more than once/day...

    I know, I'm ruining it for everyone else, but you won't win anyhow, so go nuts.
    05-03-2014 09:59 PM
  22. canonuevo's Avatar
    I won a red 1520 yesterday. I was one of the first 6 and all the others before me won. I also got the where did cortana originate from question.
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-04-2014 12:44 PM
  23. mtmjr90's Avatar
    I know I shouldn't have had expectations of winning anything, but I was number 8 in line on Saturday and the first 7 ALL won. Then I lost.

    I arrived this morning (Sunday) very early and was 2nd in line. I lost.

    Idk...just feels...not random.
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-04-2014 03:23 PM
  24. scitech_india's Avatar
    please let me know how i can get a windows phone for free ,for testing and having reviews
    10-13-2014 03:04 AM

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