fyi : Hot 97.5 KVEG radio station offering iphone 5!?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by damant, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. damant macrumors 6502

    damant

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    i'm not joking..
    i was listing to them around 550pm today when they were offering a listener some prizes: ipad 2, some mp3 player.....and "iphone 5"... the dj went " even though it's not even released yet!"..

    i was so surprised to hear that?!...i sure hope they know something we don't.

    i hope it's gonna be an iphone 5(with bigger screen) not a 5th iphone or an 4S :)

    crossing my fingers ...and toes if that helps
     
  2. saving107 macrumors 603

    saving107

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    They know nothing.
     
  3. spikefood macrumors regular

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    They are grasping at straws. They know nothing and they are just trying to boost their ratings.
     
  4. aohus macrumors 68000

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    whats with people getting their tech news from radio stations.
     
  5. macingman macrumors 68020

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    The radio just said when the next generation iPhone is realized they will send it to the winner. It is obvious there will be a new iPhone at some point. Although it is a odd prize it means nothing.
     
  6. j4bles macrumors member

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    kinda related: When I was at the iPad 2 event, in front of me were five or so representatives of a marketing agency and they were there to secure new product for radio and internet promotions. They wouldn't tell me how much they got paid to sit in line, but they did tell me that they would not be allowed to purchase one for themselves.

    They were expecting to buy 10 or more per person. They were rather upset when the Apple guys said two per person when they started handing out cards to reserve their product. I got a good laugh out of it though.
     
  7. fishmd macrumors 68000

    fishmd

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    Some people still use the radio??? :p
     
  8. msb3079 macrumors 6502a

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    Haha seriously.
     
  9. dccorona macrumors 68020

    dccorona

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    im guessing that the winner of that prize will be guarnteed a free iPhone 5 (4s, whatever) when it comes out...so when it IS released, whenever that is and whatever that is, the station will buy you one

    so hopefully they don't go bankrupt before the phone comes out

    but no, they don't actually have one to give away yet
     
  10. Agent-P macrumors 68030

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    They're just trying to get people to continue listening to their station. Yes, the iPhone 5 is coming out eventually, so they theoretically could offer it as a prize. But they don't know anything more than the rest of us.
     

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