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WIN A $500

Our last contest was such a great success we're doing another! Do you have reviews of products to offer or information of interest to the MDC community to place as a wiki? We want our Product Reviews and Wikis to be vibrant resources for the community, and invite you to share your knowledge and experience! The more reviews and wikis you create, the greater your chance of winning our BIG prizes.

Grand Prize:



A $500 Gift Certificate From Charlie Banana





Charlie Banana® was created out of a love for eco-friendliness, quality, and design. We wanted to design products that anyone would feel confident using on themselves and on their babies, and that they would recommend to their friends. We wanted products that make you feel good on so many different levels. After years of research, development, and testing, we are very confident in and proud of our range of products.


This Grand Prize will be awarded to the participant with the most points earned during the contest (see details below). 



Four Second Place Prizes:


Wee Urban cozy sleep sacks. Made with natural fibers including organic cotton and bamboo and printed with 100% eco-friendly ink, features include a duo-sliding zipper the opens at the bottom to allow for quick and easy diaper changes. Modern designs printed with eco-ink. Wee Urban is providing two 0-6 months Giraffe Sleep Sacks and two 6-18m Wee Urban Whales Sleep Sacks. Our next four top scoring winners will win a sleep sack. The participant with the highest score will be given their choice of size.



Runners-Up Prizes:

For the next three runners-up prizes we have a one year Mothering Supporter Membershipbadge_supporter.v1300304766.gif
For the last 15 top participants we have a package of Five Digital Reprints from the Mothering Shop.

You may place Reviews or Wikis, or both!
The contest begins Tuesday, March 22nd at 6 AM Eastern Time and ends Monday, April 4th at 12 midnight Eastern Time.
Contest limited to MDC members with at least 50 posts. US residents. Prizes will be awarded based on the total accumulation of points by the contest end date (Monday, April 4th at 12 midnight ET). See prizes above. A tie, if any, will be decided randomly and fairly by MDC. Although MDC will do its best to be accurate, any point disputes will be settled at the discretion of our staff. Please do not request point totals during the competition for yourself or other participants, winning point numbers will be announced at the end of the contest.
Head over to the Reviews section of the website and pick a product you want to review.
Each complete product placement and review will be worth 10 points as follows:
New Product Placement:
1. Select Category (1 point for proper placement)
2. Place Manufacturer name (1 point), Display Name (1 point), Image (1 point), Description (1 point)
3. Details (optional), Link to product (1 point), Finish
Adding a Review
1. Title of Review (1 point)
2. Pros & Cons (1 point)
3. Rating, date purchased, price paid (1 point)
4. Full Review text - 4-5 sentences describing ease of use, satisfaction with product, durability,etc (1 point)
Total for all above actions: 10 points
All reviews should be checked for spelling. Partial reviews will be scored.
Head over to the Wiki section and create a *new* wiki.
Wikis should be helpful, information rich or detailed how-tos. Our Wiki Tutorial is a great place to start!
Wikis can be awarded one of two point values:
A longer, detailed wiki with supporting links and images is worth 5 points.
A short informational wiki is worth 2 points.
Please remember the contest is only for *new* wikis. Points will not be given for editing an existing wiki. All Wiki content must be original content you created, not information belonging to anyone else. Please do not copy and paste others' work to create a wiki and please get permission to use any copyrighted images you place in your wiki. All wikis should be spell-checked. 
The cumulative point totals (for both Reviews and Wikis) will determine the winners.
All reviews must conform to our Review Guidelines and our Wiki Guidelines. Please read these articles prior to participating.
Judges may disqualify an entry if it fails to meet the minimum requirements, or violates the User Agreement or guidelines.
The contest begins Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 6 AM Eastern Time and ends Monday, April 4, 2011 at 12 midnight Eastern Time. After the closure of the contest results will be tallied, and winners will be announced on MDC on Friday, April 8. 2011.
To enter, simply start creating reviews and wikis! At the conclusion of the contest we'll announce the winners on MDC and contact you via email with the necessary details to deliver your prize to you. Please make sure the email you used for registration on MDC is current and correct as that is the address we will use to contact you.
Good luck!


With all entries reviewed and points tallied, the winners and their scores are:


$500 Gift Certificate Winner

gretchen_pdx 359 points


Sleep Sack Winners 

briannas auntie 136
wilson 93.5 
amnesiac 72 
devasma 20 
Supporter Membership Winners
readermaid 19.5 
leighpf 17 
bugglette 14 
Five Digital Reprints Package
kimpm 9 
tiredx2 8 
momtodandj 7 
scottyg 6.5 
think of winter 5 
judiau 4 
lineymom 3.5 
t2009 3.5
phathui5 2 
julie128 1.5

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