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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Roll The Brim To Win

At first I thought this was a great application, but it didn't take long to find out it had a major drawback. Based on the "Roll up the Rim" contest at Tim Hortons, this application gives you "Brimbucks" for inviting friends and doing offers. You also get $5 Brimbucks every 5 hours you login.

You use your Brimbucks to buy coffee at $1 a cup. You get to roll up the rim of the cup and win itemsTim's Cards or Brimbucks, get 5o matching items and you get Tim's cards in different amounts...$50,$25 and $10 Tim's Cards. Each time you get "Try Again" you get an entry into a draw on Tuesdays.

So far it sounds great doesn't it? WAIT! Remember the major drawback I mentioned? Well this application also gives you the option to try and win a $500 Tim Horton's Card or a Hockey Jersey...they make it seem like you won the chance...when you go to claim these 2 prizes it takes you to a page outside of Facebook where they say you'll be entered in a draw each time you answer a question they send by cellphone. Turns out the cost of the Trivia Game are $2.00 CDN per question. They say they will send 4 questions each week and that by answering a question correctly you have a chance to win fantastic prizes....some people are claiming they send a lot more questions than 4 a week. Several each day in fact. I can't verify that, but it wouldn't surprise me!

In all fairness, it does tell you it costs $2 per question,if you take the time to read the disclaimer, and they do tell you how to cancel it by cellphone, e-mail and a 1-800 number....but a little fishy all the same.

A fun application,just don't give them your cellphone number. People have posted that they got their Tim's Cards in the mail from the other prizes that can be won...just stay away from the $500 and Hockey Jersey offer!