Thank you, Globe Telecom!!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

I just received a special letter (sent over by LBC) over the weekend. When I opened it and read it, I thought it was a bogus letter! Another one of those misleading letters! So - the 'complainant' in me decided to give DTI a call to inquire and report on the fraudulent-ness of the letter.

I first called Globe Telecom to inquire - and as expected, I was told that the letter and the promo was indeed fraudulent.

I then called DTI and was told by the operator, that the DTI Permit number was not found. This made me more curious! I was then passed to the Promos department, my call was answered by a certain Rose , without asking the nature of the letter - she immediately told me 'Basta kapag may letter, VALID na po yan' How the hell did she know?! She didn't even ask me for the DTI Permit number! So I insisted - amazingly - it was VALID! She then sounded eager to put the phone down - but I still questions. She was really reluctant to answer them. Luckily - I got her name! She told me a few details like the promo was from a Globe prepaid promo and adviced me to call the number on the letter.

I finally got to talk to Bianca (the undersigned) and she informed me that INDEED, I won a Nokia 2630!! :) Cool right? It gets better! Since I am one of the winners - I have an option to win myself 100 units of Nokia 2630 - but the raffle will be done using a tambiolo with 10,000 balls - out of the 10,000 balls, there is only ONE ball that says that I've won 100 units of Nokia 2630. The other was called a consolation prize, meaning - I won't need to pick a ball from the tambiolo - by waiving the right to join the 'tambiolo' contest, they will be giving me another Nokia 2630 phone! So all in all, I will be bagging 2 units of Nokia 2630!! Yehaaaaaa!!!

My choice was easy - it was getting the 2 phones immediately! I mean, my chances are very slim (even if I'm lucky) with the '10,000-balls' pick the winning ball thingie right?! Bianca said that she will call me back to inform me when to pick-up the prizes! :) Yehaaaaaaa!! :)

So there...

Thanks Globe Telecom! For picking my entry! :)

9 comments :

  1. Now I know what they say about being lucky in raffles and being unlucky in love isn't true. You're lucky at both. Congratulations!

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  2. Congrats Can! Exag! You keep on winning! Hahaha! Galing!
    -Krystle

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  3. Wow. I never thought some of these can be legit. I always presume they're bogus. Congrats Didi!

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  4. Grabe, lucky you! And may 2nd option pa to get a 2nd phone!

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  5. wow!!! you're so lucky! did you join their contest ba? or you automatically won?

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  6. hmm hopefully it's not another "astoria plaza" ploy... :)

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  7. wow. do you have some sort of charm for miracles like this? you've been winning lot of contests lately! congratulations! :)

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  8. Congratulations! It's an amazing story, I always tend to think those lotteries are bogus :)

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