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Would you change your name to Turok for $800?

Old 08-12-02, 05:41 PM
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Would you change your name to Turok for $800?

Legally change your name to Turok for a year and earn $800. Link

I can't see that it would be worth it. Maybe Neo or Morpheous but not Turok.
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Old 08-12-02, 05:52 PM
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I signed up. Without a doubt. Forget the money. It would be fun.

Looks like it might be fake anyway.

stoolie errrr...turok
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According to the article, there are 5 people that get to do it, so it may be too late for any of us (doh!).

It doesn't surprise me, as this is the same company that is considering paying relatives of the deceased to put ads on their tombstones.
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It doesn't surprise me, as this is the same company that is considering paying relatives of the deceased to put ads on their tombstones.
I haven't heard of that before. Is nothing sacred to them?! Sheesh.
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Old 08-12-02, 07:55 PM
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I would change my name for $800. But yeah, the tombstone thing is pretty terrible, they rationalize it by saying something like, "it helps poor families pay for burials."
 
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they rationalize it by saying something like, "it helps poor families pay for burials."
It was a joke. The admitted it was just a publicity stunt.
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Oh, I didn't read that, sorry.
 
Old 08-12-02, 08:26 PM
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And how about the kid that was camping for a copy? Aclaim is the king of the goofy publicity stunt.
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And how about the kid that was camping for a copy? Aclaim is the king of the goofy publicity stunt.
 
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Yeah some kid was camping at an EB type store so he would be the first to get his copy of Turok. I dont think it ever came out that it was a publicity stunt but I wouldnt put it past Acclaim.

It had to be right? PLEASE GOD TELL ME THEY WERE PAYING HIM! Cause if not thats got to be a Darwin canidate.
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Yeah some kid was camping at an EB type store so he would be the first to get his copy of Turok. I dont think it ever came out that it was a publicity stunt but I wouldnt put it past Acclaim.

It had to be right? PLEASE GOD TELL ME THEY WERE PAYING HIM! Cause if not thats got to be a Darwin canidate.
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I answered too. That would be cool. I liked the "Turok" games actually. I played "Turok" more than shall we say, dun dun duuuun, "Goldeneye" and "Zelda." Take that.
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My real name happens to be "Turok" (my dad was a BIG fan of the original comic) so this wouldn't be too big of a deal for me. Wonder if I'd qualify/

How do you sign up? Is the contest open to Americans?
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what if I name my son dvdtalk? Who'll pay up?
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Old 08-15-02, 12:18 AM
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Originally posted by Groucho
My real name happens to be "Turok" (my dad was a BIG fan of the original comic) so this wouldn't be too big of a deal for me. Wonder if I'd qualify/

How do you sign up? Is the contest open to Americans?
That is actually cool.
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