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Topic # 66412 18-Aug-2010 17:38 Send private message

My good tweeps, a follower of mine, @noozeeland has had an awesome idea to give a whole new Rhys Darby-esque name to @2degreesmobile's USB Modem and the name is....... USB Sticky Thingy!!!! Now 2 Degrees has said that if we get 26000 tweeps to agree they will change it so if you could tweet the following tweet and sign the twitition linked below and make a change for the better.

"Let's convince @2degreesmobile that we want #usbstickythingy and sign the twitition here: !!!"

Twitition is here

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  Reply # 369446 18-Aug-2010 17:40 Send private message

26,000 Twitter users? You want the entire New Zealand Twitter population to sign up for this idea?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 369451 18-Aug-2010 17:47 Send private message

It was the number @2DegreesMobile gave us. We will try our hardest and hopefully get a compromise....

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  Reply # 369661 19-Aug-2010 08:27 Send private message


However it does fit the Rhys Darby style nicely!

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  Reply # 369666 19-Aug-2010 08:33 Send private message

We have this morning received the twitter approval of @rhysiedarby himself!! Let's see where we go with this.....

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 369699 19-Aug-2010 09:51 Send private message

I love it, however i doubt we will hit that number :(

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Master Geek

  Reply # 369818 19-Aug-2010 14:31 Send private message

So far there has been a clear distinction between their ads and their actual branded products in terms of where and how Rhys is used. As if they are intentionally trying to expose him through ads alone..

AFAIK there is no promotional material or any real trace of Rhys on the website or in the IVR or anything like that...(actually I think the website's error message has a picture of him.

Its cool that people are excited enough about 2degrees products to the point where its customers are creating a culture of their own. :)

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