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SharDan01
February 1st, 2006, 10:43pm
What is up with that? I'm hoping it's just this month because someone at their Promo Agency forgot to send in the forms early enough. I would hate to think they are going to be void in FL from now on!! :worry:

tofu
February 1st, 2006, 10:58pm
Child.com sweeps have gone through so many odd changes lately - seems like there is something new every month. It's like there is a committee deciding how to run them! :laugh:

I hope, for the sake of you Floridians, that they do let you enter. :gvibes:

Taminar
February 1st, 2006, 11:03pm
I've sent 'em an e-mail at support@child.com -- maybe if
a lot of us write in, they'll make sure to offer the sweeps
in Florida again.

SharDan01
February 1st, 2006, 11:12pm
Thanks Taminar... I just wrote them as well.

enaj
February 1st, 2006, 11:38pm
I wrote to them also, how disappointing. I know Florida has some really strange requirements for sweeps but they were valid here before so hope they will be again.

Moonstoney
February 2nd, 2006, 1:47am
I just wrote begging them to bring it back if it was an oversight!!! I'm dissapointed also :worry:

Moonstoney
February 4th, 2006, 3:24pm
They emailed me back and said that they were glad that I was interested, not too worry, only void in FL this month cause of posting it in their magazine, they did not have room for the extra FL rules. She said they will be back for us next month!

SharDan01
February 4th, 2006, 4:42pm
Thanks for letting us know Moonstoney!

Taminar
February 5th, 2006, 3:39pm
The new rules, as I understand it, say that you CAN offer
abbreviated rules, as long as there is specific information
about where the entrant can read a copy of the complete
rules: like a web address, mailing address, or retail
location. A lot of TV-related sweeps had said they didn't
have time to run the full rules in their TV commercials
and that's why they were void in Florida; that's why I had
asked for clarification from the Dept. of Consumer Services.

Here's the response I received from child.com:

From: "Customer Service" <support@child.com>
Date: Sun, February 5, 2006 6:51 pm

Thank you for contacting Online Customer Service. We are in the process of
reviewing our rules and we should be allowing Florida residents to enter in
subsequent sweepstakes. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.

Thank you,
Online Customer Service

-------------- Original Message -----------------
To: <support@child.com>
Date: 2/1/2006 22:02:31
Subject: Re: Question about Sweepstakes

Dear Sir or Madam,

I visit your website regularly and I enjoy entering
your sweepstakes. I've never won, but it's fun to
think about winning. However, I've noticed now
that your sweepstakes are void in Florida. I'm sure
it wasn't that way before. What has happened to
make you stop offering your prizes to people like
me? Do you think you will start letting us entering
again sometime?

Thank you,