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#62468 8-Jun-2010 10:32
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Hi there.

I've noticed that one of the SMS service providers is advertising to win a 4G iPhone for New Zealanders

Just a few things.

- The Picture they have of the iPhone 4G is completely wrong.
- The say the Release Date is the 22nd but it is not
- The release date is the 24th for the USA only and not any other country
- A USA Iphone 4G will not work in NZ as it will be locked to the USA  so they are trying to get you to win something which will not work??

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  #339284 8-Jun-2010 10:34
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Yes, those SMS services are a pain. Google has a category for them and I've blocked them, but they come up with something different. Blocked the domain now.



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  #339289 8-Jun-2010 10:46
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I've put a complaint into google regarding their advert.

"Win an iPhone 4G which you cannot use in New Zealand"



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  #339290 8-Jun-2010 10:51
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They have a contact us as well might be a good idea to use that

Wonder what the reply would be


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  #339296 8-Jun-2010 10:56
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Yes.. I have contacted them directly as well regardnig their advertising

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  #339513 8-Jun-2010 19:50
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They even have an iPhone 4GS. That must be the first Chinese ripoff!

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  #339533 8-Jun-2010 20:52
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Wow, that's crazy – I actually just reported one of these last week (via Google) for the exact same thing. I absolutely hate the ads for these TXT scam companies.

The worst one was the 'When will you die?' death calculator one that screamed that grim reaper laugh at you every time you accidentally hovered over the ad. 

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  #339539 8-Jun-2010 21:02
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Note the iPhone looks like a iPod touch on the side according to them?

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