Crave giveaway: Garmin GPS unit with Wallace & Gromit voice skin

This week's freebie, a Garmin GPS unit featuring turn-by-turn directions delivered by the charming Wallace and Gromit, will guarantee you a grand day out.

Garmin Nuvi with Wallace & Gromit
Garmin

If you tend to get lost whilst out for walkies wearing the wrong trousers, this week's giveaway could help point you in the right direction. The prize? A Garmin Nuvi 1300 GPS unit and downloadable Wallace & Gromit voice skin. It'll guarantee you a grand day out.

The new voice skin features Wallace and his ever-faithful canine pal Gromit offering turn-by-turn directions such as "Are we nearly there yet? Only Gromit's got his Tai-Chi class later, an' I'm ready for me tea" and "Well would you believe it, we have reached our destination, ha, ha, crack open the Caerphilly." All the while, you'll see the pair's infamous van driving across the on-screen map.

The Garmin Nuvi 1300 GPS unit normally costs $110, with the W&G voice skin going for $12.99, but you have a chance to get both for less than the cost of a nice slice of Wensleydale (i.e. free).

So how do you try to win this week's prize? Let me enumerate the basic rules. Please read them carefully; there will be a test (administered in a British accent, of course).

  • Register as a CNET user. Go to the top of this page and hit the "Join CNET" link to start the registration process. If you're already registered, there's no need to register again.
  • Leave a comment below. You can leave whatever comment you want. If it's funny or insightful, it won't help you win, but we're trying to have fun here, so anything entertaining is appreciated.
  • Leave only one comment. You may enter for this specific giveaway only once. If you enter more than one comment, you will be automatically disqualified.
  • The winner will be chosen randomly. The winner will receive one (1) Garmin Nuvi 1300 GPS unit and a downloadable Wallace & Gromit voice skin with a retail value of $122.99.
  • If you are chosen, you will be notified via e-mail. The winner must respond within three days of the end of the contest. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.
  • Entries can be submitted until Monday, November 21, at 12 p.m. ET.

And here's the disclaimer that our legal department said we had to include (sorry for the caps, but rules are rules) :

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR D.C., 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT DATE OF ENTRY INTO SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sweepstakes ends at 12 p.m. ET on November 21, 2011. See official rules for details.

Good luck.

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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