UNTITLED POEM (Speedpass), from the Uncreative Writing series

Regional "Wave Wish & Win" Sweepstakes will run concurrently in the following regions: West/Northwest/LA Basin, Southwest, Midwest, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, East, Central, New York and New England. Visit www.speedpass.com or your local Exxon station for the full Official Rules or your area. THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN NEW YORK ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN NEW YORK AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. 1. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. This Sweepstakes begins July 1, 2001 at 12:01:00 AM EDT and is open to all legal New York residents (excluding residents of Maryland New, Jersey, Virginia and Delaware) at least 18 years old at time of entry except employees of Exxon Mobil Corporation ("the Sponsor"), DDB Worldwide Communication, Group Inc and Tic Toc Inc. and any of their affiliate companies subsidiaries retailers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers and their immediate families and household members of each. There will be three monthly drawings during the Sweepstakes period. Sweepstakes ends September 30, 2001 at 11:59:00 PM EDT. 2 To enter: During the promotional period go to http://www.speedpass.com and enroll in Speedpass.™ After enrolling in Speedpass™ online, you will automatically be entered into the Speedpass™ "Wave, Wish & Win" Sweepstakes. There is no cost or obligation incurred by enrolling in Speedpass.™ Additionally, each person who enrolls in Speedpass™ by mail or by calling 1-877-MY MOBIL or 1-866-MY EXXON will be entered in the Sweepstakes automatically. Subject to the limit on the maximum number of entries allowed per day, you will also be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes each time you use your Speedpass™ by mailing your name, date of birth, street address, state, zip and telephone number on a 3x5 card to Speedpass™ "Wave, Wish & Win" New York, P.O. Box 168147, Irving, TX 75016. For all drawings, there is a limit of two (2) entries per day, regardless of method of entry. One entry allowed per postmarked envelope. See Rule 4 for entry deadlines for each drawing. The Sweepstakes will include three drawings: the first drawing will occur on or about August 15, 2001, a second drawing will occur on or about September 15, 2001, and a third drawing will occur on or about October 15, 2001. You may obtain a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules (VT residents may omit return postage for rules requests) by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Speedpass™ "Wave, Wish & Win" New York Rules Request, P.O. Box 168167, Irving, TX 75016. Rules requests must be received by September 30, 2001. In the event a potential winner entered via Internet and a dispute arises regarding a specific individual entitled to receive prize, entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry and any damage made to the web site will also be the responsibility of the authorized account holder. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the person who is assigned to an e-mail address by and Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 3. No computer or mechanical reproduction of mail entries allowed. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or postage-due mail entries or for technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or undeliverable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission which may limit a user's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves its sole discretion the right to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should virus, bugs or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the game. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunction or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Illegible and incomplete entries will be disqualified. Evidence of entry via web site will not be considered proof of delivery or receipt of an entry by Sponsor. 4. The Sweepstakes will include three drawings: the first drawing will occur on or about August 15, 2001, a second drawing will occur on or about September 15, 2001, and a third drawing will occur on or about October 15, 2001. After each drawing, the prizewinners will be selected at random by an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding regard to this Sweepstakes. In the first drawing, prizewinners will be selected from entries received by Sponsor after 12:01 AM EDT July 1, 2001, and before 12:01 AM EDT August 1, 2001, or in the case of mail entries postmarked before 12:01 AM EDT August 1, 2001, and received no later than 12:01 AM EDT August 8, 2001. In the second drawing, prizewinners will be selected from entries received by Sponsor after 12:01 AM EDT August 1, 2001, and before 12:01 AM EDT September 1, 2001, or in the case of mail entries postmarked before 12:01 AM EDT September 1, 2001, and received no later than 12:01 AM EDT September 8, 2001. In the third drawing, prizewinners will be selected from entries received by Sponsor after 12:01 AM EDT September 1, 2001 and before 12:01 AM EDT October 1, 2001, or in the case of mail entries postmarked before 12:01 AM EDT October 1, 2001, and received no later than 12:01 AM EDT October 8, 2001. Non-winning entrants to each monthly drawing will not be rolled into subsequent drawings. Please see list below for description of prizes to be awarded including both quantity and approximate retail value of each prize. Except at Sponsor's sole discretion, no substitutes or transfer of prizes is allowed. All prizes claimed will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible entries is received for each drawing. In case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Grand Prize (1): $2,000.00 Cash Prize, per drawing: $2,000.00; First Prize (10): $200.00 Cash Prize, per drawing $2,00.00; Second Prize (25): $20.00; Cash Prize, per drawing $500.00. TOTAL APPROXIMATE VALUE OF ALL PRIZES, per drawing: $4,500.00. TOTAL APPROXIMATE VALUE OF ALL PRIZES, for all 3 drawings: $13,500. 5. Grand Prize consists of $2,000.00 cash, awarded to one (1) winner, per month. First Prize consists of $200.00 cash, awarded to ten (10) winners, per month. Second Prize consists of $20.00 cash, awarded to twenty-five (25) winners, per month. All expenses incurred by prizewinner in connection with the Speedpass™ "Wave, Wish & Win" Sweepstakes are winner's sole responsibility. 6. All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. The number of eligible entries received for each drawing will determine odds of winning the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, in the announcement of the prizes or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Prizewinner grants the Sponsor the right to use his/her name and likeness in advertising and promotion without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Any and all taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. By accepting a prize the winners agree that the Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc. and Tic Toc, Inc., will not be held responsible for and shall be held harmless from and against system damage, loss of property, other loss, liability, claim, accidents, injuries or death that may occur in the participation in this promotion, receipt, or the awarding, acceptance, use, misuse or possession of prizes. Winners will be notified by mail or e-mail. Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where permitted by law, a Publicity Release, within 14 days or notification. If prize notification, e-mail, letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. Failure to return affidavit within the specified time frame may result in the prize being awarded to an alternate winner. Limit one prize per household and/or address. All web entrants must have a valid e-mail address. Please refer to the web site's policy (www.speedpass.com) for details on how we use the information collected via the Internet in connection with this Sweepstakes. Valid only in New York. Void in Maryland, new Jersey, Virginia, Delaware and where prohibited by law. To obtain a copy of the list of major prizewinners for each 4drawing, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Speedpass™ "Wave, Wish & Win" New York Winners List, P.O. Box 168167, Irving, TX 75016, by September 30, 2001. Sponsor: Exxon Mobil Corporation, 3325 Gallows Road, Fairfax, VA 22037






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