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#### Kaypeep

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##### Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« on: January 29, 2013, 02:03:24 PM »
I run a free Superbowl Pool among my friends.  It's just for fun, and I provide the prizes to the winners.  Last year I had cool keychains that let you store fortunes from fortune cookies.  I bought them here:
http://fortunekeeper.com/

#### sevenday

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2013, 03:18:16 PM »
You could check out orientaltrading.com.  They sell "medals" and other gag stuff that could be useful.

#### jedikaiti

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2013, 03:19:15 PM »
I was just going to suggest them - perhaps a couple medals, some inflatable footballs, etc?
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#### Rohanna

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2013, 03:29:06 PM »
Something off thinkgeeks under 10 or under 20 page?

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#### Kaypeep

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2013, 04:10:31 PM »
Thanks for these suggestions. I like the pocketwatch idea.  I'm not keen on the gag gifts idea, I've given out real prizes in the past and want to continue doing so, only I've run out of ideas.  I've checked out THINKGEEK and they have a few good ideas but most of the good things are currently out of stock!  Please keep the ideas coming, though.  I'm probably going to order stuff on Thursday.

#### Bijou

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2013, 05:31:41 PM »
Can you get some kind of merchandise from the participating teams?  I know the NFL has a website featuring the teams.  I went to the Minnesota Vikings site from there (because my son likes them) and they have nice hats for reasonable price.
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#### joraemi

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2013, 06:55:23 PM »
Tervis tumblers!  I love my tervis...especially since I discovered their sippy lids.  Lots of styles/patterns to choose from...could probably even find ones with NFL teams specific to the Super Bowl.

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#### bopper

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2013, 08:02:52 PM »
Everybody likes cash!

#### Kaypeep

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##### Re: Suggestions for Prizes for Super Bowl Pool?
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2013, 01:05:56 PM »
Tervis tumblers!  I love my tervis...especially since I discovered their sippy lids.  Lots of styles/patterns to choose from...could probably even find ones with NFL teams specific to the Super Bowl.

Oooh, I love these!  I think I 'm going to go with this, as I can order a customized one for each winner based on their interests!

I still love the pocketwatch suggestion though, I may use this as a prize in another contest I do with my friends!

Thanks, everyone for the suggestions!