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November 12, 2012

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM® 2015 #GiveSmiles Thanksgiving Twitter Party

November 12, 2012

Join us, 1-800-Flowers.com, for a “Give Smiles” Thanksgiving Twitter Party on November 18th, 2014 at 8pm EST! Get ready to share all your Fall memories and Thanksgiving experiences that make you smile  Click here to RSVP and qualify for over $600 in prizes and giveaways!

Garden of Grandeur for Fall

OFFICIAL RULES:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON TWITTER.COM. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1. PROMOTION PERIOD: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® 2015 #GiveSmiles Twitter Party with giveaways (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 8:00 PM EST on Tuesday 11/18/14 and ends approximately at 9:00 PM EST on Tuesday11/18/14 (the “Promotion Period”).

2. HOW TO ENTER/PARTICPATE: You must be 18 or older and have or open an account on Twitter.com to participate in the Sweepstakes. Accounts are free and can be opened by visiting Twitter.com.
To enter the Sweepstakes you must do three things:

1. You must follow 1-800-Flowers.com on Twitter (@1800Flowers) during the Sweepstakes Promotion Period.
2. You must RSVP before the Promotion Period, here: http://web.1800flowers.com/twitter/thanksgiving-twitterparty.php
3. You must use the hashtag #GiveSmiles in tweets when responding to the posted questions from @1800Flowers on Twitter during the Promotion Period.

ADDITIONAL ENTRY TERMS & CONDITIONS. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter the Promotion are prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply. By entering and using the promoted hashtag (#GiveSmiles) you understand that a) the Sponsor has the exclusive right to use your entry and excerpts of your entry in any advertising and promotional materials (visual, sound, print and/or electronic form), including posting entries or portions thereof on its website, social media accounts/pages, advertising. etc; b) you grant any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the entry, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publicity; and c) you hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the entry and waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the entry or to be compensated for any such uses. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

3. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
Ten (10) winners will be selected; each will win one of the prizes listed below. The list of prizes that will be given out (in no particular order):

(1) One Dozen Red Roses, PC 90926 – ARV of $49.99 USD
(2) Plum Crazy for Fall, PC 99165 – ARV of $64.99 USD
(3) Fruit & Gourmet Basket, PC 91492 – ARV $69.99 USD
(4) Autumn Sophistication, PC 99166 – ARV $59.99 USD
(5) Bearington Pumpkin Bear with Cookies, PC139101 – ARV of $24.99 USD
(6) Mrs. Beasley’s Snack Basket, PC141295 – ARV of $49.99 USD
(7) Festive Faux Pumpkin and Gourd Wreath – 24”, PC 18768 – ARV $54.99 USD
(8) Fields of Europe for Fall, PC 90831 – ARV $59.99 USD
(9) Artisan Baked Apple Caramel Cookie Pie, PC 102672 – ARV $49.99 USD
(10) Garden of Grandeur for Fall, PC 99170 – ARV $124.99 USD

ARV of all prizes is $589.90 USD.

4. WINNER SELECTION: During the Promotion Period Ten (10) individual questions will be posted by the Sponsor and ten (10) winners selected. The format will be as follows: A question will be posted by Sponsor along with a time frame in which to respond to that specific question. All responses that are eligible entries to that specific question that are received within the stated time frame will be pooled together and a random winner selected. This process will be repeated until all 10 questions are asked and entries collected. Drawings will be conducted by a representative of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received for each question. Non-winning entries will not be rolled over into the next question drawing. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by mention and/or direct message on Twitter. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prizes are unavailable.

5. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within five (5) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, image, photo, sobriquet and biographical information for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winners release Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Twitter account associated with the submitted entry. Entries are subject to verification of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike, obscene or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or damaged entries due to internet services providers service, weather, technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures or corruption of any sort, and award prizes from eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

6. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry who have or open an account on Twitter.com. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Employees and families of 800-FLOWERS INC. (“Sponsor”) their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate families are ineligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

7. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, visit from approximately 11/18/14 through 12/18/14.

8. SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes are 800-FLOWERS, INC., One Old Country Road, Suite 500, Carle Place, NY11514.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NEITHER 800-FLOWERS, INC., THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AS WELL AS, THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL. IN ALL EVENTS, THE SOLE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE ARV OF THE PRIZES SET FORTH HEREIN.

10. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SAME. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE VENUE OF THOSE COURTS WITHIN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with, Twitter.com.

© 2014 800-FLOWERS, INC.

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Floral Occasions & Holidays

Fun Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family

November 12, 2012
Thanksgiving Games and Activities for the Whole Family

Thanksgiving Games and Activities for the Whole FamilyWith work and responsibilities keeping everyone busy throughout the year, it’s not every day your entire family gathers over one table to share some great food and conversation. That’s why Thanksgiving is the perfect day to spend time with your loved ones and create some fun new memories. And what better way to stir up some excitement than by enjoying Thanksgiving activities and games together? Here are some great ideas that will bring the family closer … and make those stuffed bellies roll with wild laughter!

Thanksgiving Trivia

Family Talking During Thanksgiving DinnerBefore the party, write Thanksgiving trivia questions on a stack of index cards. (Remember to write the answers on the back of each card too!) On Thanksgiving Day, split the family into two teams as evenly as possible. Each team takes turns answering the trivia questions, and an official scorekeeper keeps track of how many questions each team answers correctly. The team with the most points wins! Tip: To get the kids in on the action, you can create trivia cards for them too. Continue Reading…