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Crave giveaway: $250 shopping spree from Rakuten.com

With Father's Day almost here, you might have some shopping to do. How'd you like a gift certificate to an online retailer that sells just about everything?

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For those who want to spend their dollars on Dad, Rakuten.com has compiled a Father's Day shopping guide. Screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET

Congrats to Angela B. of Webster, N.Y., for winning a Bracketron SmartLantern portable battery pack in last week's giveaway.

Readers always like it when we give away gift certificates from Rakuten.com (formerly Buy.com), so this week we have yet another buying spree from the massive online retailer. And this one's just in time for Father's Day on June 15.

Rakuten.com sells pretty much anything Dad (or Mom, or you or your kid or cousin or pet) could want: consumer electronics, video games, books, movies, furniture, luggage, clothes, jewelry, and Wolverine action figures.

So what do you have to do to score a $250 blank check from the site? Our makers of rules have made a few rules, so please read carefully.

  • 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) Rakuten.com gift certificate, with a retail value of $250.
  • If you are chosen, you will be notified via email. The winner must respond within three days of the end of the sweepstakes. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.
  • Entries can be submitted until Monday, June 2, 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 OR WIRELESS DEVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR D.C., 18 YEARS OLD OR AGE OF MAJORITY, WHICHEVER IS OLDER IN YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE 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 Monday, June 2, 2014. See official rules for details.

Good luck. (And be sure to follow Crave on Twitter: @crave.)

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