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GBTO

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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2014 11:00:02 AM

Yes, you read that correctly. And we wanted our GasBuddy Community to be the first to know! We are giving away free gas for a year to one lucky winner in our Outsmart the Pump summer sweepstakes! Another 35 lucky people will also be winners of free gas gift cards.

Please note that this sweepstakes is IN ADDITION TO our existing daily giveaways so no points are needed to participate in this summer sweeps (that gives you even MORE chances to win free gas!). All you need to do is click on this link to participate.

The main reason that we are running this summer sweepstakes is to help spread the word about GasBuddy so we can get EVEN MORE people finding cheap gas together! So a larger community means more gas prices reported and more people connecting and sharing ideas to help find cheap gas.

Here are a couple of other things that we want you to know about the summer sweepstakes:

1)The Outsmart the Pump summer sweepstakes runs from 6/16/14 - 9/8/14.

2)Here are the prizes:
---ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Free gas for one (1) year (awarded in the form of a $3,000 gift card).
---FIVE (5) FIRST PRIZES: A $100 gas gift card.
---TEN (10) SECOND PRIZES: A $50 gas gift card.
---TWENTY (20) THIRD PRIZES: A $25 gas gift card.

3) Here is a link to the Outsmart the Pump Summer Sweepstakes Official Rules.

4) Here is a link to the Outsmart The Pump FAQs

Glad to officially meet you all & good luck!

GBTO
(aka GasBuddy employee for 6 months; fan of all underdogs; marketing gal; power to the people advocate)

[Edited by: GBTO at 6/16/2014 12:09:13 PM EST]
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GBTO
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 3:32:07 PM

Great news! The winners of the Outsmart The Pump Sweepstakes have been announced! You can find them here: Outsmart The Pump Winner's List

Congratulations to the winners!



[Edited by: GBTO at 10/13/2014 3:32:35 PM EST]
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 10:55:57 AM

Hmm, wish I had seen this when it was active. Oh well.
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GBTO
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 10:10:28 AM

Hello everyone!
The Outsmart The Pump winners have been selected. Make sure to check your email if you participated to see if you are a winner (don't forget to look in the Spam folder too)! As soon as we receive confirmation from all of our winners per the Official Rules, we will post the winners list.
Good luck!!
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jemOH
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 9:27:13 AM

What are the odds?
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jemOH
Rookie Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 9:25:08 AM

i would like to know the odds of winning ?
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BigDogOH
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 4:52:59 AM

What about the people with dumb phones?
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altonb1
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 12:46:27 PM

Why was this not advertised more efficiently? I'm sure many loyal members never even saw the post in the forum as we usually go to our favorite topics and don't check every forum daily. As such, I bet quite a few of us didn't know about this so we didn't opt in. Pretty lame.
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goldieolds
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 4:22:25 AM

The links take me to a page about the sweepstakes, but no way to enter. ???
How can I enter??? According to the rules, it is supposed to go through today. Did you end it early?
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Occcctane
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 11:32:10 PM

Am I supposed to see the video every day? The rules are unclear on this point. I click the link in the rules, fill out my name and email, and then it says I'm already in the system - click "Log In." I do that, and then it tells me I've already entered for the day. I've never seen the video (the first time I tried, the browser crashed and it wouldn't let me try again.)

I'm wondering if I'm actually getting entered - is there any kind of confirmation or page to see when my entries were logged?
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msienkiewicz
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 8:38:42 PM

I would read about this on a break at work and then forget to enter later at home. I finally remembered today. Well, it only takes entering once to win. Maybe my friends/siblings/etc can win. We all win when we save money on gasoline via Gas Buddy.
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Daruma
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 7:36:38 PM

It would be nice if there were a series of videos to watch.
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Daruma
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 1:11:54 PM

If I win will mean I can move my daughter and take some road trips. Meaning I'd be able to afford driving cross country to dip my toes in the Pacific Ocean and visit many of the beautiful national parks along the way :)
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Speedster2945
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 3:59:25 PM


No, pick me!!!!!

I'm so broke, can't even pay attention!
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rasmataz
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 1:12:44 AM

Just found this by someone else posting something on Facebook about it. May have had an email back in June, but don't remember.

Why can I not make this a favorite, so I can come back easily every day? I click on the link to "Add to favorite topics" and there is a message saying it is added, but when looking at my favorite topics, it is not there.

[Edited by: rasmataz at 8/16/2014 1:14:25 AM EST]
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Canada123
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 6:28:04 PM

I too just stumbled upon it.
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TimLee
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 11:09:07 AM

This sweepstakes could have been publicized better.
Only found it be accident.
Too easy to forget to enter daily.
Needs to be reminder on Web page and app that you see when you do price entries.
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sgtwarrenjr
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 8:46:21 AM

This is a great site and a really good app to have while traveling long distances. Congradulations to who ever wins.
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Toadman7
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:41:29 PM

It would be nice to win something like this.

Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
Pick me, Pick me!!!!
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drillbabydrill2012
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2014 9:14:19 AM

pretty nice!
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teafortwo
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 6:42:22 PM


Fascinating ;0}
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gasokie
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 6:45:43 PM

Oooooooooo. I want that!
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cbcrick
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:34:51 PM

awesome
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 3:05:10 PM

I hope the Administrators computer is better than the one Lois Lerner had.
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hotdirtbiker16NC
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 6:02:32 PM

Cool!
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goldieolds
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 2:11:37 AM

Is this forum being monitored? I don't see answers to previous questions.

I just went to http://gasbuddy.promo.eprize.com/outsmart/
directly from the above link. There is a big blank space and no way to enter on the page.

If it has to do with flash, I have tried numerous times over months & months to update it. It never worked. I finally came to the conclusion that I must have the most recent version that my system can accept. My computer is older.

If that is what the problem is, then it would be highly unfair if only those who can afford the most recent equipment are eligible to enter a sweepstakes. The same goes for higher connection speeds necessary for watching video (re: DirtGirl's post.) I cannot easily watch videos, either. And when I do, they must be short.

BTW, I read something about notification of this sweepstakes by email. I didn't receive such an email, although GB has my email address and sends me other notifications.

Thank you.

[Edited by: goldieolds at 7/15/2014 2:13:18 AM EST]
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sarahgpdx
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 11:11:44 AM

Great giveaway! Fingers crossed!
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Holly123
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 10:34:30 AM

I've been trying to win for about 3 years and havent' yet ....
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dirt girl
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 3:25:36 AM

I registered but having a dial-up connection, videos are very time consuming if not impossible to watch. Do we have to watch the video to qualify?
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makingtracks
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 12:15:38 PM

I really, REALLY would like to enter, but when I go to the link provided /outsmart/) I don't see anywhere to enter. Am I missing something or just brain blank today?
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GnBanditoCI5
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 7:47:25 PM

Living on a fixed income, I EAGERLY look forward to being chosen as a winner for one of these giveaways!!

Either way, thank you VERY much Gasbuddy for your generosity to the community !
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Karensg1
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 4:55:52 PM

Money is so tight this time of year and I really appreciate GasBuddy showing me where the least expensive gas is. The give-away is not bad either!
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us412
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2014 12:04:11 PM

Thanx for the email notification, am entering the 'Free Gas for a Year' Summer Sweepstakes now.
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NuclearBubba
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 10:04:19 AM

This is kool. U kno, gas alone isn't the only thing. Gotta have good iridium spark plugs, a great full synthetic oil, a cold air intake or drop in filter (such as k&n), as well as a few other tweaks (exhaust, headers, coolant, superchip, etc) 2 really maximize what ur getting at the pump. Make that year of free gas last 1.5 years!!!
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