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We have looked high and low for anything with the SQL Server logo and have managed to pull together some stuff to give away to our Twitter followers! We will ask 12 questions about SQL Server on our official Twitter channel at approximately 10:00AM PDT (-8:00 GMT) on each Tuesday and Friday between April 7th, 2011 through June 7th, 2011. The first person to reply to our question with the correct answer (e.g. correctly name a feature of SQL Server, etc…) will win the prize of the day. Typos and misspelled words will automatically disqualify you, so be sure to type your answers correctly. You need to be following @SQLServer in order to win a prize, so be sure to follow us today if you haven’t done so already! Also, your response to our question needs to contain the #sqlserver hashtag in order to win. Any correct answers without the hashtag will be disqualified. We will post the winners each day as they are determined along with the prize(s) they have won. Here are a couple examples of the items we will be giving away:
o If you are 18 of age or older, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, you should ask your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission prior to submitting an entry into this Challenge; and
o You are NOT an employee of Microsoft Corporation or an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary; and
o You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Challenge; and
o You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a Microsoft employee, an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Challenge.
HOW DO I ENTER? At approximately 10am PDT each Tuesday and Friday during the Entry Period, a new SQL Server trivia question will be posted online at www.twitter.com/sqlserver. To enter, you must do all of the following:
o Any entries that we receive from you that are in excess of the entry limit described above
o To abide by these Official Rules; and
o To release and hold harmless Microsoft, and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Challenge or any prize won; and
o That Microsoft’s decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Challenge; and
o That by accepting a prize, Microsoft may use of your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Challenge, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.
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