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Topic # 139270 3-Feb-2014 12:30 Send private message

Hi everyone,

I've just been to McDonald's to get my fat for the week :P and they have a prize draw thingy where you text in a code. The problem is that the phone number doesn't look like a valid number, and indeed it fails when I try to text to it using my Skinny phone.

TEXT in the required format:
Unique Letter Combination, first name, last name, postcode to 1999 1444.

Is there a trick to this or has McD's provided the wrong information?

Edit: The fineprint at the bottom says "Open to Aust residents 16 yrs+" along with mentioning mcdonalds.com.au. Looks like they've put the wrong blurb on my receipt. I wonder whether there's a working NZ number for it...

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  Reply # 979318 3-Feb-2014 12:38 Send private message

Its a very valid number in Australia :-)

https://www.drivethrutowin.com.au/site/postpromo.html

but in New Zealand.. its a incorrect number..

Have they made a mistake and put the Australian TXT number instead of the NZ one. Or somehow they made a mistake and are using Australian advertising/material instead of NZ stuff.

The proper number is 8887 for NZ

https://www.drivethrutowin.co.nz/site/postpromo.html




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  Reply # 979319 3-Feb-2014 12:38 Send private message

Hehe someones screwed up. :)

Is it this promotion ? https://februarypromo.mcdonalds.co.nz/




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  Reply # 979323 3-Feb-2014 12:42 Send private message

xpd: Hehe someones screwed up. :)

Is it this promotion ? https://februarypromo.mcdonalds.co.nz/

Nope, it's this one: https://amorepromo.mcdonalds.com.au/

After finding that site I tried entering there and it accepted the details (but I didn't win anything!)

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  Reply # 979348 3-Feb-2014 13:34 Send private message

Behodar:  it accepted the details (but I didn't win anything!)


Just like the New Zealand one then!

//My sister won a PS4 from Dominoes... ಠ_ಠ




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