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  Reply # 218965 28-May-2009 21:00
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I went to the website and put in every Vodafone number from my contacts in there, as well as a couple colleagues' contacts lists, none of them won either. It was only about 100 numbers, but still, I can't even say I know someone who knows someone who won!

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  Reply # 218971 28-May-2009 21:16
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Lets do the mathes. Say Vodafone has 2,000,000 connections (guessing here).

1,000 of those connections wins $1,000 credit. That means every customer had a 0.05% chance of winning $1,000 credit.

In other words, 1 in every 2,000th customer won $1,000 credit.

So you'd have to check 2,000 numbers for you to reveal 1 winner on average.

Sooo... i guess you're more likely NOT to know a winner than know a winner :)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 218973 28-May-2009 21:24
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Then again the very first number I put in could have been a winner. Anyway the point is I didn't win and no one I know won!

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  Reply # 219031 28-May-2009 23:11
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bah! disappointed.




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  Reply # 219041 28-May-2009 23:24
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I see the animated banner on the Vodafone home page has "021 - XXX - XXXX" in it where the X's roll over.

Does Vodafone marketing not realise "021" isn't necessarily a Vodafone phone anymore?

A good chunk of the population continues to assume 021 is Vodafone though I suppose.

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  Reply # 219046 28-May-2009 23:27
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I didn't win either :-( But I should really check my voicemails hehe.

On the other hand I'll enjoy not paying my last Vodafone bill for a few months, then make them phone me every couple of weeks for another part payment.

Make them work for their money like I've had to work for good cell signal. :)

I imagine I'll feel the same about Telecom in a year from now!




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  Reply # 219058 28-May-2009 23:47
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scottjpalmer: I see the animated banner on the Vodafone home page has "021 - XXX - XXXX" in it where the X's roll over.

Does Vodafone marketing not realise "021" isn't necessarily a Vodafone phone anymore?

A good chunk of the population continues to assume 021 is Vodafone though I suppose.


It does tick over to 027 every so often:

http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/6991/027i.png





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  Reply # 219083 29-May-2009 04:00
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reignofgold: It does tick over to 027 every so often:

http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/6991/027i.png


Ahhh I see, I take it all back and apologise profusely now I realise those are the winners numbers being flashed up.

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  Reply # 219184 29-May-2009 10:13
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My number only has 6 digits, so I can't win? My friend has 8 digits? I guess the website thing is indicative only.

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  Reply # 220020 31-May-2009 02:17
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hey guys my partner did. she had the money put in the next day.

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