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Topic # 195017 3-Apr-2016 07:08
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Here's a bizarre offer from KFC. Buy a "fan bucket" of chicken in New Zealand and get a pair of speakers.

In case you're considering it, it's amazingly off-centre weight wise.

So the slightly tap means it tips over with the speakers pointing down.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWrGsxIkNmE

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  Reply # 1524982 3-Apr-2016 07:26
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Just another marketing attempt.  It may help them sell more chicken, it may not.





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  Reply # 1524983 3-Apr-2016 07:26
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Because marketing?


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1524986 3-Apr-2016 07:42
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"Make sure your prepared for game day"; that marketing turned me off!


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  Reply # 1524997 3-Apr-2016 07:52
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Does anyone remember the 80s when KFC were quite regular with their innovative marketing?

 

I can recall those 3D shades and some kind of promo code that you had to enter on a device in store amongst other things. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1525008 3-Apr-2016 08:47
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It is targeted marketing. If you consider their main customer base profile, and like it or not - it is based on gender, race and age group. Leave it at that

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  Reply # 1525009 3-Apr-2016 08:52
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last time I remember seeing things like this I cant say I'd call them "awesome"

 

more like a tin can with a piezo glued to the bottom.

 

 





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  Reply # 1525403 3-Apr-2016 21:31
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They can market all they like. They won't get me to eat there!






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  Reply # 1525405 3-Apr-2016 21:39
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Goosey:

 

Does anyone remember the 80s when KFC were quite regular with their innovative marketing?

 

I can recall those 3D shades and some kind of promo code that you had to enter on a device in store amongst other things. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

they did make one of NZ's classic commercials that even now i can still remember it and sing the song.  lol


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  Reply # 1525411 3-Apr-2016 22:09
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  Reply # 1525419 3-Apr-2016 22:22
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I wish they would keep successful promotions (BBQ Chicken wings) and replace menu items people don't really order, to liven up the menu a little it's a little boring IMO. something like this one: http://www.kfc.co.za/OurMenu 

 

I can't load their website for some reason on Orcon, Google DNS, Google Chrome, anyone else? seems like it's happened since Orcon had problems 1 / 2 nights ago.

 

 

 

Tracing route to kfc.co.nz [74.205.55.8]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

 

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.100
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 2 ms 1 ms 1 ms pts-n.cpcak4-r1.tranzpeer.net [101.98.5.20]
4 2 ms 2 ms 2 ms pts-s.cpcak4-r1.tranzpeer.net [101.98.5.21]
5 4 ms 3 ms 3 ms bundle-100.bdr02.akl05.akl.vocus.net.nz [175.45.102.65]
6 126 ms 126 ms 126 ms bundle-10.cor01.akl05.akl.VOCUS.net.nz [114.31.202.100]
7 126 ms 126 ms 126 ms bundle-200.cor02.lax01.ca.VOCUS.net [114.31.202.47]
8 127 ms 126 ms 126 ms bundle101.bdr02.lax01.ca.vocus.net [49.255.255.15]
9 164 ms 164 ms 164 ms eq-dfw.rackspace.net [206.223.118.7]
10 * * * Request timed out.
11 166 ms 165 ms 165 ms be42.coreb.dfw1.rackspace.net [74.205.108.125]
12 166 ms 166 ms 166 ms Po2.CoreB.core3.dfw1.rackspace.net [72.32.111.3]
13 165 ms 165 ms 166 ms po1.core3.dfw1.aggr128b.rackspace.net [72.32.111.75]
14 166 ms 165 ms 166 ms web3.markerstudio.com [74.205.55.8]

 

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  Reply # 1525440 3-Apr-2016 22:36
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Wow kfc breaks the internet with some free speakers?!

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  Reply # 1525449 3-Apr-2016 22:53
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Very innovative SA menu, but I'm glad those aren't $nz prices!

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  Reply # 1525454 4-Apr-2016 00:08
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kingdragonfly: Here's a bizarre offer from KFC. Buy a "fan bucket" of chicken in New Zealand and get a pair of speakers.

In case you're considering it, it's amazingly off-centre weight wise.

So the slightly tap means it tips over with the speakers pointing down.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWrGsxIkNmE

 

 

 

Someone has posted perhaps the most boring unboxing video ever, and it clearly shows the design flaw tipping over. They should have included a stick on counterweight, as they are using those heavy old small speakers you get in PC cases, which are used for basic beeping sounds.They aren't even powered or bluetooth You can probably find better speakers such as powered computer ones on $1 reserves on trademe

 

 

 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7OBi5JIMYU


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  Reply # 1525457 4-Apr-2016 00:12
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Yes, I found that when googling this offer earlier tonight... I did giggle at the need for the need to stop and read assembly instructions (on camera) for the folding though too :)

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  Reply # 1525468 4-Apr-2016 05:53
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PhantomNVD: Very innovative SA menu, but I'm glad those aren't $nz prices!

 

 

 

Bleh, I hate their KFC over there, most of the chicken has been feed on fish meal and that's what their chicken has a taint off.





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