Official Rules for 'What Would You Do?'s' 'How Would You Do It?' Contest

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We put ordinary people on the spot in our hidden camera, ethical dilemma series, "What Would You Do?" Now, we're turning the tables and asking: How would you do it?

We want you to dream up and tell us what hot, controversial -- even wild -- situation, scenario, dilemma or pet peeve -- you'd like us to put to the test and put on our show!

Please submit an essay in 200 words or less describing the scenario that you would like to see featured as a "What Would You Do?" segment. The winner(s) will receive roundtrip airfare for two to New York, where they'll visit a "What Would You Do?" taping location. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011.

Read the official rules below and click here to enter the "How Would You Do It?" contest online.



I. NAME OF SPONSOR: ABC News ("ABC"), 47 W. 66th Street, New York, NY 10023 and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. 77 W. 66th Street, New York, NY 10023 (Hereinafter collectively referred to as "Sponsor").

II. ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia 21 years of age or older at time of entry.

Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for ABC News, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

III. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER: Submit an essay 200 words or less describing the scenario that you would like featured as a segment on What Would You Do and the social significance of that scenario. Contest start date: December 17, 2010.

To submit on-line, go to, follow the links to the How Would You Do It? Contest page and then the instructions on how to submit your essay. ABC is not responsible for failed, partial, delayed or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind in connection with submissions or the submission process, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. Electronic submissions must be received by 11:59 PM ET, January 17, 2011.

To submit by U.S. Mail, send 200 words, or less, essay on an 8½"x11", or smaller, sheet of paper to: "How Would You Do It?", Ansonia Station, P.O. Box 230234, New York, NY 10023-0013. Be sure to include your name, address, and contact phone number(s) with your essay, this personal contact information does not count toward your 200 word limit. ABC is not responsible for mail that is lost, stolen, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, altered, tampered with, or postage-due. Mail-in submissions must be received by January 17, 2011. No deliveries to any other address will be accepted; only entries mailed via the USPS will be considered.

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