Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I get a missing piece for my game/puzzle?

If you are missing a piece to your game or puzzle, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-524-4263 and they will be able to help you.

2. Are your toys safe?

You probably have heard recent news reports about toy safety and might be wondering about the quality of items you have purchased from Patch Products. Our family of workers here at Patch wants to assure your family that toy safety is and always has been our No. 1 priority. Many of us here at Patch have children, and we share your concern about providing only the safest toys and games—for your children, our children and all children. We want you to know that all of our products meet federal and state regulations in addition to voluntary standards set by the toy industry.

3. Where can I buy your products?

Please contact Customer Service at 1-800-524-4263 to find out if a store in your area carries our products. If you live in Canada, please contact Outset Media at 1-877-592-7374 for further assistance.

4. How can I receive rules to a Patch game?

Click here to download and print rules to our products.

5. Do you have additional question card sets for your games?

At this time, we do not have additional question card sets for our games. However, if you are looking for additional Buzzword questions, please check out Buzzword Jr.

6. I bought/received a game as a gift and don't want it. Can I return it to Patch for a refund?

If you bought the item from a store or another online retailer, you will need to return it to the retailer where it was purchased. If you made your purchase directly through us, via online or by phone, please call us at 800-524-4263 to get a return authorization number. You can expect a refund in the same form of payment originally used for the purchase less shipping and handling within 90 days of the date of purchase. All return shipping charges must be prepaid. We cannot accept C.O.D deliveries. It is recommended that you use UPS, Fed Ex or insured Parcel Post for your return. Keep the Return Tracking Number for your return package to monitor delivery service.

7. Do you have coupons for free products or coupons for money off products?

Occasionally we do offer coupons for our games. You may want to join the Patch Pals Club, which sometimes gives special offers to its members.

8. What are your shipping charges for phone or online orders?

We charge $5.95 for items totaling up to $10, $6.95 for items totaling between $10 and $25, $8.95 for items totaling between $25 and $50, $10.95 for items totaling between $50 and $100, $12.95 for items totaling $100 and up. Premium and express rates are available upon request, please call 800-524-4263.

For Canada shipments, please add an additional $10.00 for shipping. Any additional duty and taxes charged at the time of delivery are the responsibility of the end consumer, Patch Products is not responsible.

If you live in Alaska or Hawaii, please call 800-524-4263 to place your order as it will cost more for shipping.

9. Do I have to pay sales tax?

If the product is purchased directly through us via the online store or by phone and you live in Wisconsin or Pennsylvania, you will be charged the corresponding state tax on the item(s) and shipping cost.

10. How long will shipping take once I order a product?

Once your order is placed, if you choose Regular Shipping and live in the continental U.S., you can expect it to arrive in 7 to 10 business days. If you live in Canada, your order will ship UPS and can take between 1 to 3 weeks for delivery.

11. Why should I join the Patch Pals Club®?

By joining the Patch Pals Club® you will receive information on new games, puzzles, toys, the Million Minute Family Challenge and many other fun activities we have planned!

12. What is the price to join the Patch Pals club®?

The Patch Pals club® is free!

13. Are your products offered outside the United States?

Yes, several of our products are available in Canada. Please contact Outset Media at 1-877-592-7374 for further assistance.

14. I can't find any Tribond, Blurt! or Mad Gab products on your site. What happened to these games?

The brand rights to these games were sold in 2004.

15. What are your hours of operation?

We are open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm Central Standard Time. Please contact us at 1-800-524-4263 during those hours if you have any questions.

16. What is the magnetic powder in Wooly Willy made of?

The Original Wooly Willy contains 7 grams of magnetic powder each, and that powder is made of iron. The iron comes from slag (leftover residue) in mines across the United States.

17. Are children allowed to use does not sell products for purchase by children. We sell children's products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may use only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.