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Unread 24th November 2010, 03:59 PM
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HiTech Legion 2nd Annual Holiday Giveaway

Hi Tech Legion is proud to announce its 2nd Annual Holiday Giveaway Spectacular for 2010.

Every Sunday starting November 21, 2010 and ending on December 19, 2010 HiTech Legion will be hosting weekly contests with different manufacturers who will be sponsoring prizes for the giveaway. A minimum of three prizes a week will be offered and you will have until the following Saturday to send in your entry to win one of the week's prizes. Each week's contest will run Sunday to Saturday and the winner will be announced every Saturday night at 10:00 PM EST. At 10:01 PM EST, a new banner will be launched in the forums which will provide the names of the manufacturers scheduled for the next week's round of giveaways.

Each weekly contest will have a code word for each prize which will be announced in the HiTech Legion Forums. These code words will be placed in a HiTech Legion Review of that specific manufacturer's product during the week they will be sponsoring a prize. Upon finding the code word, an email containing the name of the review the code word was found in will need to be sent to [email protected] for eligibility of that specific prize. Once the code words appear in the HiTech Legion 2nd Annual Holiday Giveaway Spectacular Thread in our forums, each specific leg of the contest will begin. You will have until the following Saturday night 9:30 PM EST to submit your entry.

What do I have to do to Enter?

To be eligible you must be a registered member of Hi Tech Legion.
(All emails without HTL username will be omitted)
Send an e-mail to with name and page of the review where you found the key word. Also include your forum ID, your shipping address and country so we know which drawings you are eligible for.
One entry per household per week.
Post in the contest thread to tell us you sent in your e-mail.
Winners will not be notified by email, you will need to check our forums every Saturday night to see if you have won.
Prizes not claimed within five days of announcement will be redrawn.

How can I gain additional Entries?

Be an active member of our forums. You will gain an extra entry for every five contributing/productive posts. Spam posts will result in disqualification.
Post this contest in another forum. Include a link to the contest page and the forum thread. Post a link to your forum post in contest thread (1 entry per link, 2 max for the entire length of the contest)
Refer a friend to HTL. If they sign up for the forums, post in the contest thread, and list you as their referrer, you will get 3 extra entries (unlimited extra entries).
Follow HTL on Twitter ( and Re-tweet our contest tweets. For each 5 tweets you forward on to your friends, you will get an extra entry. We will be Tweeting up to twice a day over the entire length of the contest. MAKE SURE YOU TELL US YOUR TWITTER NAME SO WE KNOW WHO TO GIVE THE EXTRA ENTRIES (2 extra entries per week max).

Who is Eligible?

Participants must be over the age of 13.
Winners of Previous weeks Contest will not be eligible for one week after winning a prize.
Portions of the contest will be open to forum members outside the US. This will be dependent on where the sponsor is willing to ship prizes. We will list where the sponsor is willing to ship prizes for each new week of the contest.
Staff members and significant others are not eligible unless otherwise stated.

Grand Prize Rules

All above rules apply plus these additional.
To be eligible for one of the Grand Prizes a minimum of Five forum posts must be completed during the week of the Grand Prize Giveaway. (Other entries from above rules commence after the first five posts)
After Initial five forum posts are complete, you will receive one entry for each of the past week's contests and one for your membership.
All are eligible for the Grand Prizes including those who have won a prize in the previous weeks.
Five links to HTL reviews will be posted in our forums and hidden in the content of one review will be the words "Happy Holidays from Hi Tech Legion" Record which review it is in and what page it is on.
Once the Grand Prize has been announced, emails to [email protected] must contain the name of the specific prize offered then include which review and what page contained the hidden words. (All emails must contain your HTL username)

Who's Sponsoring Prizes?

Diamond Multimedia
In Win
Power Color
Cooler Master
Patriot Memory
Every Sunday, until the contest is over, this page will be updated.
Unread 30th November 2010, 03:16 PM
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Week 2 update

Week 2 update HTL

Week Two Sponsors:


This Week Vantec will be sponsoring six prizes. All code Words can be found in the HTL Vantec Reviews. No it won't be as easy as last week! You will have to find the Code Words for each prize which can be in any Vantec Review some reviews may contain more than one Code Word.

Prize # 1: Nexstar SATA USB 3.0 Adapter ----- Code Word is "Reindeer"
Prize # 2: NexStar CX SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External 3.5" Hard Drive Enclosure ----- Code Word is "Rudolph"
Prize # 3:NexStar 3 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure ----- Code Word is "Let it Snow"
Prize # 4: NexStar 3 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External 3.5" Hard Drive Enclosure ----- Code Word is "Deck the Halls"
Prize # 5: NexStar SE Dual 2.5" SATA Hard Drive Rack ----- Code Word is "Snow Bunny"
Prize # 6: NexStar SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hard Drive Dock ----- Code Word is "Mrs. Claus"


Prize # 1: Antec LanBoy Air ----- Code Word is "Wrapping Paper"

Antec NSK-4480 II Case
Antec P193 Case
Antec Skeleton Open Air Enclosure

Prize # 2: Antec High Current Gamer 750W Power Supply ----- Code Word is "Sleigh Ride"

Antec True Power 750 Power Supply
Antec CP-850 850 watt Power Supply
Antec Nine Hundred Two Midtower Case
Unread 6th December 2010, 03:26 PM
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Week 3 update HTL

Week Three Sponsors:

Thermaltake and CoolIT

For week three we will not be announcing what prizes are being sponsored by the individual manufacturers. You will need to find the code words in the listed reviews and send them in an email for your entry. (All reviews listed will not contain code words) There will be a total of four code words that will need to be found to be eligible to qualify for a Thermaltake prize.

This week will be a little different so please read everything before you enter.

- All prizes will be shipped out from HTL. International members are welcomed to enter but may have to help with shipping costs. HTL will pay up to $25 for shipping and you will be required to pay the rest.
- Please only submit a single entry e-mail with the location of all the code words.
- Please post all information regarding Week 3 of the contest in the contest week 3 thread - otherwise it may not be counted. This includes Twitter names, links to posts in other forums (even if you are just updated previous threads), etc.
- Everyone can enter, even if you won last weeks contest.
Unread 12th December 2010, 09:49 PM
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HiTech Legion 2nd Annual Holiday Giveaway - Week 4
The Holidays will soon be upon us so to rev it up a little we have four sponsors this week and more than 8 prizes.
Find your code words, post in other forums, tweet, digg and facebook.
Get your Christmas decoration pics in and more!

This Weeks Sponsors are:
* In Win
* Zalman
* Gigabyte
* Patriot Memory


This week you will need to find all the code words in order to be eligible for a prize. No code word will be for a specific prize although it may be in a review from the manufacturer. Prizes will be announced throughout the week in our forums. At the end of the week all who have the correct answers will entered into the drawing. Make sure you send your entries to [email protected]

Code Words:

* North Pole
* Santa Claus
* Berger Miester Miester Burger
* Bumbles
* Donner
* Dasher
* WhoVille
* Silent Night


* Zalman VF3000N VGA Cooler for Nvidia GT200 Series GPU
* Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD6 Motherboard
* In Win Matrix HTPC Case
* Patriot Viper II Sector 5 PC3 16000 2000MHz Memory
* Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H USB and SATA 3.0 Motherboard
* In Win Ironclad Full Tower Case
* Patriot Box Office Media Player
* Zalman ZM-SF3 120mm Case Fan
* In Win Griffin Midtower Case
* Patriot Xporter XT Rage 32GB USB Drive
* Zalman VF3000F VGA Cooler for Nvidia GF100 Series GPU
* Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 Motherboard
* Patriot Gamer Series 4GB PC3 12800 1600 MHz DDR3 Memory
* Zalman CNPS10X Performa CPU Cooler
* Gigabyte P55M-UD4 Motherboard
* InWin Dragon Slayer MicroATX Case
Unread 22nd December 2010, 10:20 AM
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Last week update!

This is the last week of the contest and we have 11 prizes up for grabs plus the grand prize. This weeks sponsors are:

- Diamond
- Cooler Master
- Sapphire
- PowerColor
- Nvidia

It doesn't take much imagination to see this will be a killer week. Entry for the normal prizes will follow the format of the previous weeks. To be eligible for the grand prize you will have to do some extra things but it will definitely be worth the extra effort.

Week 5 is Grand Prize Week, A total of of 11 prizes will be given away plus the Grand Prize.
For the 11 prizes the same rules as week 4 apply.
For the Grand prize, You will have to listen to the interview and answer all five questions asked. Not 3 not 4 , all 5. The questions asked will be from answers or points that were made during the interview. The interview was conducted live and recorded with Andrew Fear of NVIDIA.

What is the Grand Prize?

An NVIDIA Full HD 3D Stereoscopic Setup
This includes an ASUS 24" 3D 1080P Monitor, one set of Shutter Glasses and an IR Emitter.
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