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Jeff Trojan, VP of Boys Toys at Playmates, has set up a contest for folks to have a chance to win some of the hardest-to-find figures, including the Glow-in-the-dark Radioactive Homer.

Here's what's up for grabs. Five people will each win:

- 1 Simpsons Family Car
- 1 Nuclear Power Plant w/ Radioactive Homer
- 1 Moe
- 1 ToyFare Exclusive Glow-in-the-dark Radioactive Homer
- and 3 more figures that you choose from the following list: Lisa, Grampa, Mr. Burns, Krusty, Barney, Milhouse, Otto, or any series 4 or series 5 figure.

So what do you have to do to win this amazing prize? It's pretty simple, but it requires a little effort.

First, go to any and all Target, Toys 'R Us, Walmart, K-mart, or Kay-Bee stores. The focus should remain on the larger chains only as this data will be compiled with other data Playmates has on those stores.
Write down the specific amount of each unique figure available at the store along with its stock number. The stock number is on the front insert, usually on the lower left corner. For example, Casual Homer is 199205. The focus should remain on figures only. Counts of Interactive Environments will be looked at if they're included with counts of figures, but please do not send data on any other items.
Reports of stores that have zero figures in stock will not be accepted.
Also note the store name, street, city and date.
On each entry, also note your choices for the three specific figures you want to win; they will be accomodated as well as possible among the five winners, first come, first serve.
And don't forget your snail mail address!

Then send that information to this e-mail address with "Contest" in the subject header: or you can use our contest helper script if you're logged in.

That's all there is to it! You can enter with a separate e-mail report for each individual store you visit. Reports on the same store from the same person within two weeks will not be counted. Entries missing product stock number or store information won't be counted. Don't fib. They'll know.

This contest closes on August 31st, 2001. The earlier you start, the more opportunity you'll have to send in additional reports on the same stores every two weeks to enter again. Don't miss out on a terrific chance to win those hard-to-find Simpsons figures, and supply Playmates with valuable information at the same time!

Look up more information by keyword: contest, Jeff Trojan, Playmates Toys

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