Book Depository Competitions



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    Starting the new year with a competition BANG... Wiley is giving you the chance to win a 32GB Microsoft Surface tablet with Black Touch Cover!

    Wiley have a variety of Windows 8 guidebooks to help you navigate through all the shiny gadgets you were treated to this Christmas.

    Just answer the simple question below by Thursday 31 January, midnight GMT to be in with a chance to win.

    The winner will also receive the following Wiley Windows 8 books:

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    Update -- winner: Darius Velavicius

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Anna Anna

    Categories: competition, Microsoft

    Wiley Microsoft competition

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

      2. To be eligible, entries must be received on or before the competition closing date. All entries shall become the property of The Book Depository, and their directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

      3. The competition is open to all. Parents/guardians must submit the entry for those under the age of 16. Images must not contain photographs of minors without an adult's consent.

      4. The prize winner will be decided by The Book Depository. The Book Depository will not enter into correspondence about the choice of winner.

      5. The competition ends as specified on the competition page -- no entry received after that time will be considered. The winner will be announced as specified on the competition page. There is one prize

      6. The promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

      7. The prize winner will be notified by telephone/email. If the selected entrant does not meet all of the contract conditions, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

      8. The competitions are not open to employees of The Book Depository and their sponsors or their immediate families.

      9. By entering the contest, entrants, consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph and/or image for publicity purposes in all media carried out by The Book Depository, without payment or compensation.

      10. The decisions of the contest judges are final. The prize must be accepted as awarded.

      11. The right is reserved to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time.

      12. All entries become the property of The Book Depository, who assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the promotional period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by The Book Depository on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. The Book Depository reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the email portion of this contest should a virus or bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of The Book Depository corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The Book Depository reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered within any way. Entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of the independent judging panel, which are final.

      13. Entries must be submitted by the named entrant (or their parent/guardian for children aged 16 or under) and will be invalid if found to come from a third party. Multiple entries from a single source (e.g 'competition entry' website/company) will be disqualified.

      14. For name/county of prize winner, please send a stamped addressed envelope marked The Book Depository, Royal Albert House, Sheet Street, Windsor, SL4 1BE. No entries should be sent to this address.

      15. Entry to the competition is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

      16. The email address and phone number you provide to enter the competition will be used by us to contact you if necessary, and will not be shared with other companies. The Book Depository will only use your email address in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and in accordance with our privacy policy.

      17. The Promoters have organised these prize draws in good faith and do not accept liability relating to the prize.


    1. Leanne Weaver's avatar Leanne Weaver

      What a prize at the start of the year for someone, wishing that enters best of luck....I know my two daughters would both love it as they go onto further education.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:36
    2. Kelly Richardson's avatar Kelly Richardson

      This would be great to win, just what I need to start the new University year. Good Luck everyone :)

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:36
    3. Cheryl Duignan's avatar Cheryl Duignan

      yep yep yep, good luck all... but please, pease pick me, pick me! Would love to have & enjoy this tablet!!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:32
    4. Caroline Kitteridge's avatar Caroline Kitteridge

      I would love to win this because I'd love to present it to my wonderful Hubby who's the only one at home without a dedicated laptop/desktop to call his own.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:31
    5. Jutta Donath's avatar Jutta Donath

      So many worthy winners of this fantastic prize. As much as I would love to be the ultimate winner, I congratulate you if you are the fortunate one. I'm sure you deserve and appreciate it. I wish I could hand 100 of these out to some of your deserving entrants. Thank you for the opportunity to win one!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:30
    6. Barbara Conje's avatar Barbara Conje

      Fingers crossed!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:27
    7. Kathy Jones's avatar Kathy Jones

      Very nice prize.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:25
    8. Amy Boyes's avatar Amy Boyes

      Wow awesome prize!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:25
    9. Maureen French's avatar Maureen French

      Thank you for yet another wonderful opportunity. I would be the envy of my children, for once!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:24
    10. Rosemary Dodd's avatar Rosemary Dodd

      Wishing and hoping and thinking and praying, planning and dreaming ...

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:19
    11. Vicki Dingle's avatar Vicki Dingle

      Fingers crossed!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:17
    12. kate Kavanagh's avatar kate Kavanagh

      would be so wonderful to win praying big time

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:12
    13. Joan Bruce's avatar Joan Bruce

      Fingers & Toes crossed...... Good Luck to Me...Joan

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:12
    14. tamita's avatar tamita

      I'm writing my thesis for grad school in a computer that looks from 1985!! That prize would be awesome ♫!! Thanks guys!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:07
    15. Carol Knizek's avatar Carol Knizek

      I wish everyone "Good Luck" It would be nice to have this Awesome prize! Blessings!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:06
    16. mluc's avatar mluc

      Great enticement which would be well worth winning, fingers crossed.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:03
    17. John Hebenton's avatar John Hebenton

      My wife is just about to start primary teacher training, and needs a computer for her study. This would be awesome.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:03
    18. Padraic Reid's avatar Padraic Reid

      If I win this fantastic prize I will use it to eliminate world poverty; halt international conflicts; and reverse the damage done to the planet. Not much you might say but we must start somewhere.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:00
    19. Margaret Carey's avatar Margaret Carey

      What a great comp to have at the start of the year....this will help get organised if I win it..

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:50
    20. Julia Robertson's avatar Julia Robertson

      Terrific prize. Thank you so much for offering it.

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:49
    21. Kathleen Goodey's avatar Kathleen Goodey

      Being so far away in Tasmania what a wonderful present to hopefully wait to be delivered.....

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:48
    22. Julie Wilkinson's avatar Julie Wilkinson

      I would love to win this! My computer is so antique but can't afford a new one! Good luck to everyone!

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:40
    23. Dan Givon's avatar Dan Givon

      Good Luck

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:39
    24. Georgia Conroy's avatar Georgia Conroy

      Technically it was released in 1985 but I thought that was just the beta and it was re-released in 1987. Tis an epic chance to win though!!! I have always wanted a tablet :)

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:38
    25. Lindsay Jack's avatar Lindsay Jack

      Thank you for such an excellent opportunity...fingers crossed for my son, an ardent Windows adherent, he could really make good use of it! Cheers, Book Depository:-)

      Posted Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:34

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