Frequently Asked Questions
How do I enter a prize on Ideas and Discoveries?
Click on any prize you’d like to enter. Insert the appropriate information to complete the prize entry requirements, then click on the enter button. You will then be directed to a page where you’ll be prompted to select a video ad to watch or survey to complete while your entry is being processed. Once the ad or survey is completed, a pop-up confirmation message will appear to let you know that you have successfully been entered. That’s it!
How many times can I enter?
After you have successfully entered a prize, an overlay message will appear on the homepage prize image you just entered, letting you know when you can enter it again. The more times you enter, the better your chances of winning!
How many prizes can I enter at any one time?
You can enter as many prizes as you wish! We've made entering prizes at Ideas and Discoveries as easy as possible. Follow the entry instructions of each prize, and you should be golden!
How will my e-mail address be used?
Your personal information is used for the sole purpose of entering prizes on the site. It will not be given to any third parties. We ask for your e-mail to notify you if you won a prize and to inform you about other exciting prizes we’re giving away on the site—that’s all we use it for! Promise.
How will I know if I won?
If you’re a winner, you'll receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to submit your contact information so we can send you your prize! You must submit your contact information by the date indicated in the e-mail in order to receive it. Rules are rules—but these are easy!
If I see the same prize on another site and enter there as well, will that disqualify my entry?
No way! You may see many of the same prizes on Ideas and Discoveries featured on our sister sites. (We just want to spread the word, you know?) You can view all of the participating sites by visiting the Official Rules page for each prize.
How do you choose the winners?
All of our winners are selected at random by an automated system. We don’t play favorites! If a winner does not confirm his/her information in the given period of time, then the system will select an alternate winner for the prize. Names are posted to the The Winner's List after all of the winners have been confirmed.
If I do win, when should I expect to receive my prize?
After we confirm your information, we will send your mailing information over to our sponsors to send out your prize. Your prize will be sent to you within 60 days of receiving your contact information. Be sure to respond to your winner confirmation e-mail quickly to speed up the process!
Do you limit the number of prizes I can win?
There is no limit to the amount of prizes you can win at Ideas and Discoveries. Enter all of them if you want to!
What is my tax liability when I win a sweepstakes?
Each prize winner's tax liability, if any, is the sole responsibility of the prize winner. An IRS 1099 form will be issued to the winner if required by law. For more information, see the Official Rules of the prize you entered.
What if I have other questions?
We’d love to hear from you! Feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org —we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
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