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  Reply # 218510 27-May-2009 23:51
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I can't participate but I can help Tongue out

Wrap up warm girls & boys, it's going to be cool (in more ways than one)

NZ Long Range Forecast
#   Friday

North Island, a mix of fine and cloudy periods.

South Island, some rain or showers in the far south, mostly cloudy elsewhere but long fine spells in Nelson, inland Marlborough and Canterbury.


Auckland
High: 16°
Low: 7°
Conditions: Fine and cloudy periods. Light winds

Hamilton
High: 14°
Low: 4°
Conditions:  Fine and cloudy periods. Light winds.

Wellington
High: 14°
Low: 8°
Conditions:  Becoming cloudy. Southerlies.

Christchurch
High: 10°
Low: 3°
Conditions:  Increasing cloud. Light winds.

Dunedin
High: 9°
Low: 7
Conditions:  Showers and southerlies developing.





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  Reply # 218511 27-May-2009 23:52
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Hence the sleeping bag.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 218512 27-May-2009 23:58
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Theres a lot of recently unemployeed people with nothing to do but sit around and get 2.5K of cash and prizes, and a chance of talking to John Campbell on the telly.



We all remember what a media circus the Vodafone iPhone launch was hehe.



I live about 1200 metres from the Newmarket store, but I got the small business expo tomorrow, I'd do it Thursday night if no one is there, and go to work straight after.



I'd want to get the telly thought, and I think someone said it is randomly picked out of the people waiting. :-)



Let the giveaways and candy begin in the bidding for our love and attention by the multibillion telco's... Whats 2degrees to step up with, does the fiery upstart have candy as well???




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  Reply # 218513 28-May-2009 00:06
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no ones siad anything about going to the christchurch one i guess ill just rock up there at 7.29 and get mine then :P

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  Reply # 218514 28-May-2009 00:16
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Forecast for Dunedin is:

Frickn Freezing, coupled with frost bite and the chance of rain.

Auckland: Warm, but we'll say its cold....

mmmmm N85.....*drool*


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Master Geek
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Reply # 218535 28-May-2009 08:45
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Dear Mr/Ms Telecom promotions person

What about the rest of the country we at the very least deserve a chance as well of winning a free phone please look across the fence to your competition at least ALL of there clients are in with a chance of winning today

Pete

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  Reply # 218578 28-May-2009 10:32
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beehappy: Dear Mr/Ms Telecom promotions person

What about the rest of the country we at the very least deserve a chance as well of winning a free phone please look across the fence to your competition at least ALL of there clients are in with a chance of winning today

Pete


Gott to agree with you there. Once again those in the smaller centres (palmy, napier etc) miss out on the chance to get a freeby. Think this is where the advertising and promotion of the campaign falls down. Stink one Telecom.


Vodafone mite be competing against you, but at least all users are able to win the $1000, not just the big city dwellers.


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  Reply # 218588 28-May-2009 10:44
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Someone is already down at the Hamilton Leading Edge. All setup with a twitter account to.
Updating via twitter.com/xt4me if anyones interested.

And no it's not me ;)

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  Reply # 218620 28-May-2009 11:53
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Loismustdye:

beehappy: Dear Mr/Ms Telecom promotions person

What about the rest of the country we at the very least deserve a chance as well of winning a free phone please look across the fence to your competition at least ALL of there clients are in with a chance of winning today

Pete


Gott to agree with you there. Once again those in the smaller centres (palmy, napier etc) miss out on the chance to get a freeby. Think this is where the advertising and promotion of the campaign falls down. Stink one Telecom.


Vodafone mite be competing against you, but at least all users are able to win the $1000, not just the big city dwellers.




Look if you are willing to wait in line for 24 hours or more to get your free phone, then perhaps you might also be willing to take a 3-4 hour drive to your nearest major centre.

I'd far prefer a competition where you can directly affect the results rather than a stupid randomly drawn 'competition'.


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  Reply # 218624 28-May-2009 12:22
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Just walked past the store in Lambton quay, and 3 people are waiting outside already. :(

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  Reply # 218631 28-May-2009 12:29
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I can also report that there is someone outside the new market store with a chair and a bag sitting there

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  Reply # 218635 28-May-2009 12:32
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friedCrumpet:
I'd far prefer a competition where you can directly affect the results rather than a stupid randomly drawn 'competition'.


Totally agree if i want to have a 0.00000001 chance of winning somthing ill play lotto.




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  Reply # 218645 28-May-2009 12:53
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Timdotz: Just walked past the store in Lambton quay, and 3 people are waiting outside already. :(


Serious?!?! Damn it! I underanticipated Wellingtonians.

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  Reply # 218658 28-May-2009 13:12
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matt45: Totally agree if i want to have a 0.00000001 chance of winning somthing ill play lotto.

≈0.000001 actually, but who cares, right? Wink

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  Reply # 218661 28-May-2009 13:17
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So no one in Chch yet..... Hmmmm tempting but would the boss give me the rest of the day off

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