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T-Mobile Teases with Father's Day Sale Gag

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Jun 14, 2010, 11:39 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

T-Mobile sent a teaser package to Phone Scoop which contained a tie and this message: "What do Dads really want this Father's Day? Hint: Not another ugly tie. T-Mobile knows what Dads want. One day only: June 19." It is possible that T-Mobile will hold a sale on June 19.

source: T-Mobile USA



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Jun 14, 2010, 1:33 PM

"T-Mobile wants Phonescoop to become unpaid advertisers"

So what? I think it was clever. Besides, they didn't twist this site's arm.
Phonescoop is becoming a bunch of sellouts.
Thanks for the feedback.

We debated it, but chose to run it because we thought people would want to know. If I were considering signing up or renewing with T-Mobile, I'd want to know about a big one-day sale coming up. (Especially if I were shoppin...
bluecoyote said:

Just like any other site they sent this 'package' to.
Yes, and good for T-Mobile. They were the first ones to send out neckties for fathers day, so they get free press until it becomes old and non-news. That's the way the world works.

Jun 14, 2010, 5:31 PM

Strippers in the Store!

Wow T-Mobile is brilliant! 🙂

Jun 14, 2010, 12:00 PM

So Free Phones I'm thinking...

😁 Pretty much confirms this - http://www.tmonews.com/2010/06/june-19th-the- mother-of-all-fathers-day-sales/comment-page- 3/

Excited for the weekend now.
They are going to offer all there phones for FREE!!!!
Thats why they call it Free Mobile
a tricky way of generating some buzz and late 2nd quarter activations. Also, getting all those data customers off the 19.99 and 24.99 data plans. yes i know most know that if you bitch you can stay on the required old data plans, but reps and cc try...

Jun 14, 2010, 2:27 PM

Yup, All Free Phones on Sat June 19th

Per T-mobile internal email.
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