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Virgin Gives Free Minutes For Watching Commercials

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May 30, 2006, 11:58 AM   by (staff)

Virgin Mobile today announced it will soon launch a program called SugarMama that will allow subscribers to earn free minutes in exchange for viewing advertisements. The ads are either 30 second commercials users can watch on their computer or text messages they receive on their phone. In either case the viewer must answer a question by text message in order to receive one free minute per ad watched. There is a limit of 75 free minutes per month. SugarMama will launch on June 14 with ads from Pepsi, Xbox, and Truth.

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skillz2003

May 30, 2006, 1:50 PM

Great Idea

This is excellent! I hope Verizon gets this soon. That way if I start to go over my mins, I can watch a few ads and get 75 or however many extra mins. at .45 a min, that will save me some money.
It would also save you some $$$ If you were with Cingular, and had rollover minutes.
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Protege

May 30, 2006, 1:07 PM

They have got to be kidding!

One whole minute??? 😕
MIGHT be worth being brain washed if it were like 5 or 10 minutes. But when it comes to minutes that's the thing the wireless industry is BY FAR the most greedy about, is giving customers minutes, heck, they make so much $$$$$ off of txt msgs and data...
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I think Rich meant to post this on April 1st. How dumb.
Back in the day, when I could barely scrape enough change out of the glovebox of my car, used "first incoming minute free" as an actual unlimited minute plan, actually dial CS after a dropped call for 1 minute credit, and forced dropped calls so i cou...
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denzillion

May 30, 2006, 12:32 PM

WHAT!!

🤣
🤣 one whole free minute? i hope the text message is free
 
 
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