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Reply # 39878 28-Jun-2006 09:05
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Free SMS weekends is on again for everyone on Vodafone 021 to 021

To end of October 2006



Some people are going to eat humble pie



Its on the Vodafone.co.nz site

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/services/weekend_txt.jsp?item=txt&subitem=weekend_txt

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  Reply # 39881 28-Jun-2006 09:12
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That is truely disappointing as far a I am concerned, it is as if they can't work out how to structure any deals that come close to Telecoms $10 txt, so they give up and keep the status quo Undecided.

What is their strategy? to please the 7-13 year old demographic??!?!....oh wait, strangely it probably is....


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Reply # 39882 28-Jun-2006 09:19
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retardinator if your not a vodafone customer stop your moaning you troll


Vodafone customers enjoy been able to SMS as much as they like in the weekend at no cost 021 to 021

let them do this if they want $10 SMS they have a choice to change


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  Reply # 39883 28-Jun-2006 09:26
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"Oh hey remember to be sensible and don't spam your mates. If you excessively use the Vodafone Free TXT weekends, it may result in the suspension of services" --- vodafone.

If your not happy with the current deal, maybe a spamming is in order...are they referring to individuals not having free txt or everyone? i.e. the free txt service or your access to it, it seems logical to be the latter, but they aren't clear on it and seem to be happy for people to make assumptions...and you know what they say about assumptions.

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  Reply # 39884 28-Jun-2006 09:30
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johnr:

retardinator if your not a vodafone customer stop your moaning you troll



...I am a vodafone customer, don't make assumptions and I have remained on topic...

EDIT: Why is it if someone has a different perspective they are classed as a troll? people shouldn't be throwing that term around so loosely.

OT:
johnr: Question for Brad if you don't want to answer this thats OK

Where do you work?


As if that wasn't a loaded question...seems Brad was very close to being called a troll as well Undecided


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Reply # 39887 28-Jun-2006 09:52
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Please stand by for comments by New Zealand Telecommunications analysis *simon_nz90*...









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  Reply # 39888 28-Jun-2006 09:55
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Back to the original post.... It seems people DO want it.

owlpower: Does anyone know what Vodafone is planing after 30th June when free Vodafone to Vodafone texting on weekends runs out?
Do they plan to extend it, again? I would like to mobilize all Vodafone customers in the country by texting important Vodafone managers that we want an extension until whatsoever. Who knows important Vodafone numbers to text this demand to? Any other ideas?

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Reply # 39889 28-Jun-2006 09:57
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johnr: in response to your comment regarding the fact that most people do want or demand free text...: Yes I have to agree with that... as I preemptively did in an (although it seems rather subtle) earlier post......

Retardinator: What is their strategy? to please the 7-13 year old demographic??!?!....oh wait, strangely it probably is...


NOTE :This post was in response to a post by johnr that was removed 10 minutes or so after this was originally posted...


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  Reply # 39896 28-Jun-2006 10:38
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nzbnw: Please stand by for comments by New Zealand Telecommunications analysis *simon_nz90*...

Also looking forward to him eating his words:
simon_nz90:
1 -Vodafone wont extend free text weekends
or
2 - Vodafone will launch a new promo by 1 July

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  Reply # 39898 28-Jun-2006 10:41
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Ouch! Laughing


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  Reply # 39899 28-Jun-2006 10:42
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MORNING EVERYONE.

Well, what can I say?

I was wrong - I admit it!

My predictions were wrong, Vodafone has surprised me and extend it again, I think they are stupid for leaving it this long to just "extend it again", they should of told everyone they were extending it a few weeks ago, then they wouldn't have been flooded with text spammers in the weekend and wouldn’t of had hundreds of calls to their helpdesk asking if it was going to be extended or not.

HOWEVER, I may not be completely wrong. Why you ask? Well i still believe they will be coming out with a NEW promotion during the first few days of July.


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  Reply # 39903 28-Jun-2006 10:48
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simon_nz90: MORNING EVERYONE.

Well, what can I say?

I was wrong - I admit it!

Way to go, we are all so proud Wink
HOWEVER, I may not be completely wrong. Why you ask? Well i still believe they will be coming out with a NEW promotion during the first few days of July.

Ahhh and there goes the bit where he retracts his admisssion of being wrong. They are not going to replace free text weekend a week or so after extending it. So therefore a new deal would be unrelated and you would still be wrong in your assertion that free texting would be replaced with a new deal if it was extended

Lol yes im being a pain in the @ss

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Reply # 39904 28-Jun-2006 10:48
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Credit goes to Simon for fronting up.

Unlike the troll arguments that have been used earlier by certain people and then used again even though the way they are used directly contradict previous statements. They know who they are.

Vodafone also sent out a SMS from 'Vodafone' stating that its been extended....




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  Reply # 39905 28-Jun-2006 10:48
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Lol Brad and others now sit and waits for July to roll past with no announced promotions.

You took that really well btw simon_nz90, don't worry that happens to everyone, e.g. I once said that the sky was blue....oh wait....

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  Reply # 39908 28-Jun-2006 10:51
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bradstewart:
simon_nz90: MORNING EVERYONE.

Well, what can I say?

I was wrong - I admit it!

Way to go, we are all so proud Wink
HOWEVER, I may not be completely wrong. Why you ask? Well i still believe they will be coming out with a NEW promotion during the first few days of July.

Ahhh and there goes the bit where he retracts his admisssion of being wrong. They are not going to replace free text weekend a week or so after extending it. So therefore a new deal would be unrelated and you would still be wrong in your assertion that free texting would be replaced with a new deal if it was extended

Lol yes im being a pain in the @ss


I was meaning a completely new promo, not to do with texting :)

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