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back to article Want a free Bosch steam iron? You'll have to TALK TO THE DEAD

Bosch have invited British punters to commune with the spirit world in order to claim a free steam iron. Anyone who buys a Bosch WAP28360GB or WAQ243D0GB washing machine at Currys is eligible to claim a free steamer, as long as they agree to hand over a small wodge of personal information. One of the questions asks customers …

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Working at that company...

...introducing Ouija boards as a new means of "communication" probably would solve a lot of internal communications problems.

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Re: Working at that company...

Ah, so that is the BOFH's strategy!

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Other companies

should adopt this idea cos as sure as eggs is eggs, the directors of some companies (are you reading MS?) that are still currently breathing seem to be making decisions that would have their forefathers turning in their graves or urns...

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I thought the founding fathers of MS were all alive and kicking? you sure you are not thinking of Steve "the ouija board is not broken, you're just holding it wrong" Jobs? :)

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Re: Other companies

Bill Gates is still alive

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@mage

and Ballmer is still undead

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And still emitting toxic levels of smug as he gives away the billions of dollars he made through underhanded and at times outright illegal business tactics.

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The Moroccan Tourist Board has hacked Currys.

It's a viral marketing campaign!

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Hmm...

"You'll have to TALK TO THE DEAD"

That would explain a lot about both their help desk and their sales assistant recruitment policy.

"Hello? Is there anybody there?"

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"Hello? Is there anybody there?"

Hey, don't knock it....ermm....

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Ouija boards

Probably one of the few communication methods left that aren't under constant surveillance by the NSA.

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"aren't under constant surveillance by the NSA"

You have proof of this?

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The Black Chamber and the Nazgul will keep the NSA abrest of this info

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it is NOT free

If I only had time, &%ç* - this misrepresentation should stop.

Any service, promotion or product that requires personal details to acquire is not free, the price is personal data. As you cannot change who you are (and in general it's hard to change the details of your life such to invalidate the data), such an offer is not only not free, but means you'll be paying a lot longer than you think.

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This raises the question

whether ouija-boards also come in dishwasher-safe variants (or even washing machine safe)

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Re: This raises the question

Ouija boards can be cleansed by rubbing gently with spirits.

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Well.....

Ouija believe it?

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Re: Well.....

If one is stuggling to understand the impenetrable accent of a person from Scotland's second city, does one use a Weegie board?

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Awww. They've removed it from the list.

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I'm really getting board with these comments

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