Kit Kat contest up and running, win one of a 1000 Google Nexus 7 (2013) slates being given away
0. phoneArena 06 Sep 2013, 20:18 posted on
Besides being a tasty snack, Kit Kat is now a new Android build, 4.4 to be precise; and to kick off the new partnership between Kit Kat and Android, a new contest is being run with 1000 lucky winners scheduled to win a Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablet. 150,000 winners will get a $5 Google Play Store Credit. 20,000 will get a free bag of Kit Kat Minis. As far as we know, there is no plan to give out any Kit Kat Max bars (just a joke)...
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1. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3023; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Well, right now, Kitkat definitely tastes better in the US.
21. joey_sfb (Posts: 3113; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
I love Kitkat. Just like all sweet snack must be consume in moderation.
As for naming the Android 4.4 as Kitkat is a brilliant move by Google. it's creating more awareness for the Android mobile OS. Mom, dad and grand parent would learnt about it too! Start discussing about who have what plus android is ideal because it's much cheaper than the competitive brand.
My mom is asking me to get her an android tablet so she could bring it to Sunday church service just like the rest of her peers.
2. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 1240; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)
1st prize should be like nexus 4..
2nd prize 10 dollar credit on play store....
3. Commentator (Posts: 2467; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
"The contest is actually bring run by Hershey and requires you to look, as they saw on television, for specially marked packages of Kit Kat with the Android mascot on the wrapper."
I'm guessing this sentence was written courtesy of Siri?
5. Commentator (Posts: 2467; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
I didn't want to say Google Now because that would be an insult at Google's party.
But if you insist.
That sentence looked like it was translated by Google Now.
(Oh, and don't talk about how it isn't better because Google Now is perfect at voice-recognition, because you know it SOOOOOOO isn't.)
14. Reality_Check (Posts: 277; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)
Typo dude... Replace 'r' with 'e' (being*)
6. 14545 (Posts: 1142; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
Can someone explain how "no purchase is necessary", yet I can't enter without a code? And a "purchase" doesn't increase my odds of winning? Am I missing something?
7. Commentator (Posts: 2467; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
It means you can walk into the store, open Kit Kat wrappers, take the code, and leave the opened bars on the ground without paying.
9. Myrith (Posts: 55; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)
In the Official Rules page, it says, "To request a free Game Code, send a 3”x5” card with your full name, address, city, state, zip code, date of birth and email address to: Android / KIT KAT® Instant Win Game Code Request, P.O. Box 760023, El Paso, TX 88576-0023."
12. Commentator (Posts: 2467; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Keeping the good ol' US Postal Service in business, I guess.
8. mikewillz (Posts: 44; Member since: 03 May 2013)
My Kit Kat addiction is now resurfacing thanks to Google.
11. Myrith (Posts: 55; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)
Anyone know which stores have these in stock already?
15. shuaibhere (Posts: 1659; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
they said it will be available in india...if so when it'll be available...
24. XelaIsPwn (Posts: 1; Member since: 12 May 2011)
Hah, if only it were that simple.
The short version is Nestle does indeed own the Kit Kat. However, Hershey has exclusive rights to produce, market, and sell the Kit Kat in the United States. Like owning a car you're not allowed to drive.
Nestle gets to do it everywhere else in the world, though.
19. Zeus.k (unregistered)
THIS GAME IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE OR LOCATED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OR PUERTO RICO AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. GAME ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES RESIDING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OR PUERTO RICO WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
22. laheelahee (Posts: 213; Member since: 09 Apr 2012)
they really mean business, with everything in CAPS
20. bucky (Posts: 1558; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)
Now android can have advertisements on your home screen!
23. poping (unregistered)
imo... kitkat is the worst name for an android version...
i hope the next version is released asap so i can skip kitkat on my s4...