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Topic # 101536 3-May-2012 15:46

Hey guys! Just letting you know about a competition from HTC New Zealand themselves... 
One lucky Kiwi will win an HTC one x a week. http://goo.gl/TbQ0q

(Note; this is a Facebook referral competition)

Simple :)

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  Reply # 618924 3-May-2012 15:52

Isn't referral spam against the FUG? :-p



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  Reply # 618925 3-May-2012 15:53
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It is indeed a competition to get the most hits on your referral

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 618929 3-May-2012 16:00
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Be nice if SteveOn declared in his OP that its a referral competition.....




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  Reply # 618930 3-May-2012 16:02

xpd: Be nice if SteveOn declared in his OP that its a referral competition.....


Oh sorry, sorted it... Hey I'm looking for a new job and want a new phone. It's either Eat or a Phone. I like to eat :O)

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  Reply # 618933 3-May-2012 16:07
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SteveON:
xpd: Be nice if SteveOn declared in his OP that its a referral competition.....


Oh sorry, I think it's too late to edit the post.


I think it should be in big bold letters and FLASHING! ;)

Ya got one referral from me anyway...


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  Reply # 618936 3-May-2012 16:11
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Why oh why did it have to be a Facebook competition?

Sometimes I consider creating a Facebook account. But then I think of their numerous privacy issues over the years, the time-wasting and info-sucking apps, getting friend requests from people I have no desire to talk to ever again... It's just not worth the effort. Even if I could win a sweet phone.

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If we are doing the referral thing, would anyone be interested in helping me out with the link in my signature.

edit: it's not really a referral more of a log in and vote for me thing

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  Reply # 618950 3-May-2012 16:37
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nzgeek: Why oh why did it have to be a Facebook competition?

Sometimes I consider creating a Facebook account. But then I think of their numerous privacy issues over the years, the time-wasting and info-sucking apps, getting friend requests from people I have no desire to talk to ever again... It's just not worth the effort. Even if I could win a sweet phone.


I had some time to kill a year or three back and set up a Facebook account under an assumed name with fake details. Now I just ignore any friend requests to it, and use it for anything that requires facebook access. Next time I'm bored, I'll see if I can use the fake facebook account as verification for a fake Google+ account...

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nzgeek: Why oh why did it have to be a Facebook competition?

Sometimes I consider creating a Facebook account. But then I think of their numerous privacy issues over the years, the time-wasting and info-sucking apps, getting friend requests from people I have no desire to talk to ever again... It's just not worth the effort. Even if I could win a sweet phone.


I had some time to kill a year or three back and set up a Facebook account under an assumed name with fake details. Now I just ignore any friend requests to it, and use it for anything that requires facebook access. Next time I'm bored, I'll see if I can use the fake facebook account as verification for a fake Google+ account...


The problem will be when you actually win something and you need identification to prove you're you.

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  Reply # 619022 3-May-2012 19:19
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That's not actually an issue. The competition requires you to shill HTC to as many friends as you can. Therefore those of us who don't have 9000 FB friends can't win.


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Oh I see, I can't actually win unless I refer the most people to the competition in a week.
Unliked, sorry.



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Reply # 619621 4-May-2012 15:43

keewee01:
SteveON:
xpd: Be nice if SteveOn declared in his OP that its a referral competition.....


Oh sorry, I think it's too late to edit the post.


I think it should be in big bold letters and FLASHING! ;)

Ya got one referral from me anyway...



OMG Thanks guys I just won! Brilliant! Was looking for a new phone too :)

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SteveON:
keewee01:
SteveON:
xpd: Be nice if SteveOn declared in his OP that its a referral competition.....


Oh sorry, I think it's too late to edit the post.


I think it should be in big bold letters and FLASHING! ;)

Ya got one referral from me anyway...



OMG Thanks guys I just won! Brilliant! Was looking for a new phone too :)


Congratulations! Can I have your old phone? Please? Smile

ETA - how'd you craft the link so that HTC knew it was people clicking from your post thru to FB?



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  Reply # 619702 4-May-2012 17:45

keewee01:
SteveON:
keewee01:
SteveON:
xpd: Be nice if SteveOn declared in his OP that its a referral competition.....


Oh sorry, I think it's too late to edit the post.


I think it should be in big bold letters and FLASHING! ;)

Ya got one referral from me anyway...



OMG Thanks guys I just won! Brilliant! Was looking for a new phone too :)


Congratulations! Can I have your old phone? Please? Smile

ETA - how'd you craft the link so that HTC knew it was people clicking from your post thru to FB?


haha - A couple of friends have already asked... I have used android before but I want to see what the battery is like compared with a 1yo iPhone4. I hear it's not amazing but I do know it takes a few cycles to get any battery up to use and most people who get a smartphone are constantly on it for the first month. When you enter the competition they give you a link, that link is just a simple referral link to the facebook app. So all I did was go to a URL shortener and input the full link :)

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