What the heck is "Pause and Win"?

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> Introducing the ReplayTV® Pause & Win Sweepstakes. The next time you use
> your "Pause" button on your ReplayTV remote, you might actually win a 42"
> High Definition Plasma Monitor. We¹ll be displaying unique codes on your
> TV when you press Pause that could be your winning ticket to some really
> great prizes.

I understand the rules, but why does Replay WANT me to hit the pause
button?
 
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On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 20:09:58 -0400, Chris Bastian
<cbastian@acedsl.com> wrote:

>> Introducing the ReplayTV® Pause & Win Sweepstakes. The next time you use
>> your "Pause" button on your ReplayTV remote, you might actually win a 42"
>> High Definition Plasma Monitor. We¹ll be displaying unique codes on your
>> TV when you press Pause that could be your winning ticket to some really
>> great prizes.
>
>I understand the rules, but why does Replay WANT me to hit the pause
>button?

Probably because you'll be looking at the ads they send. They can make
ads show when you pause a show.

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Isn't that one of the features that makes the Replay so great? I use the
pause button all the time.


"Chris Bastian" <cbastian@acedsl.com> wrote in message
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> > Introducing the ReplayTV® Pause & Win Sweepstakes. The next time you use
> > your "Pause" button on your ReplayTV remote, you might actually win a
42"
> > High Definition Plasma Monitor. We¹ll be displaying unique codes on your
> > TV when you press Pause that could be your winning ticket to some really
> > great prizes.
>
> I understand the rules, but why does Replay WANT me to hit the pause
> button?


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On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 23:48:25 -0700, "Semler" <t.semler@BLOCKED.net>
wrote:

>Isn't that one of the features that makes the Replay so great? I use the
>pause button all the time.
>

I saw one of thier ads this morning. They want you to look at thier
ads. Giving away that TV is cheap advertising.

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>"Chris Bastian" <cbastian@acedsl.com> wrote in message
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>> > Introducing the ReplayTV® Pause & Win Sweepstakes. The next time you use
>> > your "Pause" button on your ReplayTV remote, you might actually win a
>42"
>> > High Definition Plasma Monitor. We¹ll be displaying unique codes on your
>> > TV when you press Pause that could be your winning ticket to some really
>> > great prizes.
>>
>> I understand the rules, but why does Replay WANT me to hit the pause
>> button?
>
>
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