Competition rules

Entering the Moodbug competition? Here are the rules, legal terms and conditions and the like. Sorry they’re a bit unfriendly, they basically say we will be abiding by the law and doing everything that normal competitions do.

What’s up with Nutts? Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. What’s up with Nutts? competition is only open to UK residents, excluding employees of the Promoter and all those professionally associated with this promotion.
  2. To Enter: download the Moodbug app onto your iPhone from the app store or via Open Moodbug and enter your phone number to get started. Click on Moods and go to Strangers Moods. Scroll down the list until you find Nutts. Click on his profile and read his mood. Twice a week Nutts will post a ‘competition mood’. Look out for the mood and tweet @mindapples saying “Nutts may be feeling {name of mood} because” and why you think Nutts may be in that kind of mood. Keep your story under 100 characters. Entries will also be accepted by email, with subject line “What’s up with Nutts”, to
  3. Entries must be limited to 100 characters.
  4. Entrants must only submit copy that is their own work.
  5. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  6. Access is required to an iPhone, the Moodbug app, the internet, and either a twitter or an email account.
  7. Entry to the competition is restricted to one entry per person per ‘competition mood’ post.
  8. Multiple entries will be disqualified.
  9. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  10. Automated entries, bulk entries or third party entries will be disqualified.
  11. The competition will run weekly for 5 weeks from 5th January 2015. The competition ends 23:59 GMT 8th February 2015. Entries for ‘competition mood’ posts must be received by 23:59 GMT on the Sunday following the relevant posting.
  12. One winner will be selected from entries for each ‘competition mood’ posted. Selection will be within 5 days of the closing date for that week.
  13. Winners will be contacted via direct message on twitter by @mindapples, or by email from, within three days of the judgement.
  14. Winners will be chosen by the Promoter.
  15. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.
  16. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice if circumstances make this necessary.
  17. All prizes must be claimed within five days of our notification of winning
  18. We reserve the right to award prizes unclaimed after this period to alternative prize winners or not to award them at all.
  19. If you call to claim a prize from a “withheld number” line you must provide us with your contact details: otherwise we may be unable to contact you and you may as a result forfeit your prize.
  20. Prizes can only be sent to a valid UK address.
  21. Please allow 28 days for delivery of the prize.
  22. The Promoter cannot be held responsible for third party products and services offered as prizes and all such prizes may be subject to the providers’ standard terms and conditions.
  23. The winner agrees to the use of their name, image, and competition entry in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  24. Aside from the use of entry data for the performance of this Promotion, the Promoter will not use personal data for any other purpose without the express consent of the entrant. See section 7.
  25. Winners’ names and counties will be available on application to
  26. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, terminate or suspend this promotion at any time.
  27. By taking part in this promotion all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these terms and conditions.
  28. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and participants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

Promoter: Mindapples, 10 The Energy Centre, Bowling Green Walk, London N1 6AL