SiriusXM B-Day Bash sweepstakes promotion was a scam!

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  1. NotMyBro

    NotMyBro VIP Extreme Gold

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    Remember when SXM had B-day bash promotions and how they were saying they were going to give out FREE tickets to fans? Remember Howard telling fans and callers to enter sweepstakes online and how they have lots of tickets to give out?

    Guess what… there was only a SINGLE WINNER! I presume he/she won at most two tickets.

    What a fucking scam.

    Here's the guy that uncovered this scam:


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    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Interesting. Companies that have sweepstakes have to supply the list of the winners to anyone that requests under the law. Two lousy tickets awarded. What a joke.
     
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    Was the grand prize different than just the show access? Was there a bigger prize (like red carpet?)
    Because I remember a few people saying they got tix through the website raffle
     
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    Howard Stern lies about everything.
     
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    Yep
    There was one grand prize advertised
    They gave other tix away that were just access to a pair of seats
     
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    I'm still waiting for my publisher's clearing house sweepstakes check to arrive :cmon:
     
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    Good catch, that bone head didn't word his letter properly.
     
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    Thanks, I only caught it because I heard of people that won tickets & then read "grand prize".
    I remembered something about a vip, red carpet thing

    Oh & great board name btw PW
     
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    The Birthday Bash was a scam. Didn't Louis CK tell O&A he was being paid for it?
     
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    EXACTLY! And since they provided a single name, and called the person "Grand Prize Winner", that means there's no other winners.

    A single fucking winner!!!

    Howard must have urged his listeners hundreds of times to enter because "there's lot of tickets". "Lots" meaning a single winner who got two tickets.

    Fucking SXM!
     
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    One of my friends just showed up there, no ticket, and they gave him one.
    Another of my friends went - her boss bought her a ticket on ebay - I guess this was a person who won by calling in? - and she said there was an entire row of empty seats where she was sitting.
    I swear to god, I should have known, and I could kick myself for even attempting those idiotic contests they were running on IG and Twitter.
    Please, you're all allowed to make fun of me. I deserve it.
     
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    Well, they were going to provide the full list of winners, but Sirius Human Resources was updating the company roster list at the time they got the request for list of winners and it wasn't available.
     
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    Any word on the winner of a date with The Beth?

    Judging from all the pics, it sure looked like she was unescorted.
     
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    I think it's safe to assume that anything Howard A. Stern endorses, plugs or is involved with, is a fucking SCAM! :burn:
     
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    Howie involved in scamming his audience?? That tears it! I no longer believe a revolution is coming!!!!!
     
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    Right, the winner of that ebay auction appeared nowhere! He was promised red carpet appearance with Beth and was promised backstage access but in none of the pics was that person ever spotted.

    My guess.. this was just another Fuckwald PR ploy.
     
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    Blindbella who is blind couldn't see she was blindly entering scam contests because she is blind
     
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    how surprising, a Sirius "listener event" was a scam.

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    Wow NotMy....great find. Goes to show what a douchbag liar Howard is, was, and will always be.
     
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    If someone wanted to stir the shit, this would be a good issue to press.

    Although, it might not be a crime if no money actually changed hands.