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7 Cool Facts About 'Roll Up The Rim To Win'

02/21/2015 10:15 EST | Updated 02/21/2015 10:59 EST

Since its humble beginnings in 1986, Tim Hortons' Roll Up The Rim contest has become an important part of winter in Canada.

Here’s a little neat trivia to lift your spirits the next time you rrroll up a “please play again."

  • Fly me to the moon...
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    If lined up end to end, the number of baked goods and coffee won could wrap around the moon more than five times.
  • Tidal wave of double-doubles...
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    Some 430 million medium coffees have been won – enough to fill 73 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
  • Cruising in style?
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    In 1988, Tim Hortons introduced its first vehicle prize, an '88 Ford Mustang Cobra GT convertible. Five were available.
  • Roll-Up rainbow...
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    Roll Up the Rim cups haven't always been red – they've been been blue, brown and even black over the years.
  • Nearly a billion bucks of Tim Cards
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    More than $810 million in Tim Cards have been won, as have 4.8 trillion (yes, trillion) medium double-doubles. That's enough for the world's entire population for two years.
  • Plenty for everybody...
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    More than 580 million prizes have been claimed – the equivalent of Canada’s population winning 17 times each.
  • Roll up the virtual cup...
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    The introduction of Roll Up the Rim Roulette signaled the contest’s arrival on the Internet in 2012.

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