Is your DVR feeling lonely? Write a personals ad for your DVR and you could win a free Slingbox, the ultimate date for your DVR!
The Slingbox is a groundbreaking piece of hardwired ingenuity that will literally
transform the way you watch television. The Slingbox enables you to
watch your TV programming from wherever you are by turning virtually
any Internet-connected PC into your personal TV. Whether you’re in
another room or in another country, you’ll always have access to your
Any DVRplayground member that submits a personal's style advertisment in the appropriate DVRplayground Contest Forum Thread before August 7th will be eligible for a chance to win a free Slingbox from Sling Media. All eligible entries will be voted on by a select panel of judges, and a winner will be announced on August 10th, 2006.
Visit this DVRplayground Contest Thread and submit a personals ad for your DVR. The better and more creative your ad, the better your chance to win. Only one entry per participant.
Lou Jacob - PTVupgrade
|Lou Jacob is the founder of PTV upgrade, and considered by many to be the father of TiVo hacking. With his products you can add or replace disk drives to upgrade your TiVo
DVR capacity, add networking components for remote scheduling
and control of your upgraded TiVo, or even digitally archive
video content from your TiVo to your PC or portable media device.
Jeremy Toeman - Sling Media
| Jeremy Toeman is the VP of Market Development for Sling Media, the
company behind placeshifting and the world famous Slingbox. He also
runs LIVEdigitally, his technology blog that focuses on the internet
and electronic devices.
Yog-Sothoth - DVRplayground
|Yog-Sothoth is the forum moderator at DVRplayground.com, and valued member of the DVRplayground Community. When it comes to DVRs, networking, and just about anything else tech, Yog is truly an expert.|
*Only one one person can connect to a Slingbox at a time.
Contest Rules and Regulations:
- Promotion. Capable
Networks LLC ("Capable Networks") wants to give the opportunity for
visitors to the DVRplayground site to win a Sling Media Slingbox as part of the “Win a Date for Your DVR” contest.
The winner of the Slingbox will be determined by a panel of judges selected by Capable Networks. Any expense not specifically stated as
being included in the prize is the sole responsibility of the winner. Sling Media reserves the right to substitute the prize with
a similar prize of equal or greater value or with the equivalent cash
value. The winner may not transfer or substitute the prize. Federal,
state and local taxes, charges and incidental costs, if any, are the
sole responsibility of the prize winner.
- Use of Entries.
All entries become the property of Capable Networks and may be featured
in future Capable Networks advertising and promotions. By entering this
promotion, entrants agree that Capable Networks may use and publish
their name and entry in all media and types of advertising and
promotion of Capable Networks products and services, and may contact
each entrant directly with marketing or other information. Entrants
further agree that their submitted statements are expressions of their
personal belief and opinion.
- No Purchase Necessary.
In order to be eligible to win the Slingbox, participants must be 18
years of age or older. Sling Media and Capable Networks employees
and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate in
This promotion begins on 07/6/06 and will end on 8/10/06 or at Capable
Network’s discretion. All timely entrants will be entered into the
contest. A winner will be decided from a pool of all eligible entries.
- Notification. Capable
Networks will notify the winner by e-mail and/or U.S. Mail at the
address provided no later than thirty (30) days following the selection
of the winning entry. Capable Networks is not responsible for any delay
or failure to receive notification due to inactive email accounts,
technical difficulties associated therewith, or winner's failure to
adequately monitor any email account. The winner must then respond to
Capable Networks within fourteen (14) days. Should the winner fail to
respond to Capable Networks, Capable Networks reserves the right to
disqualify that winner and select a new winner.
- Conditions of Participation.
All entries become the property of Capable Networks. By submitting an
entry for this promotion, you agree to abide by these rules and any
decision Capable Networks makes regarding this promotion. Capable
Networks reserves the right to disqualify and prosecute to the fullest
extent permitted by law any participant or winner who, in Capable
Networks' reasonable suspicion, tampers with the site, the entry
process, violates these rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or
- Disclaimer and Limit of Liability.
CAPABLE NETWORKS AND SLING MEDIA MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR
PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CAPABLE NETWORKS AND SLING MEDIA SHALL NOT BE
RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, OR INJURY THAT ARISES
FROM OR RELATES TO PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION, OR WINNING OR USE
OF A PRIZE. CAPABLE NETWORKS RESERVES THE RIGHT , IN ITS SOLE
DISCRETION, TO SUSPEND OR CANCEL THE PROMOTION OR ALTER THE RULES, IF
AT ANY TIME A COMPUTER VIRUS, TECHNICAL PROBLEM, OR OTHER UNFORESEEABLE
EVENT ALTERS OR CORRUPTS THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION AS
PLANNED. IN NO EVENT SHALL CAPABLE NETWORKS LIABILITY EXCEED THE CASH
VALUE OF THE PRIZE(S) TO BE AWARDED IN THIS PROMOTION.
- Privacy and Use Of Promotion Information.
Capable Networks collects personal information from you when you enter
Capable Networks reserves the right to use any and all information
related to the promotion, including information obtained through the
promotion, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless
prohibited by law
- Governing Law.
This promotion and the rights and obligations of Capable Networks and
participants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the
State of Illinois, applicable to contracts made and performed therein
without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All
actions, proceedings or litigation relating hereto will be instituted
and prosecuted solely within the State of Illinois, DuPage County. The
parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of Illinois and
federal court located with such state and county with respect to any
action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of this