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Celebrate Windows 7 Launch at Home, Get Rewarded

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In what will go down as a wacky PR stunt, Microsoft will be rewarding you with special editions of its Windows 7 operating system - for hosting its launch party at your home in the week of its international release. In return for hosting the party, you'll be given Windows 7 Ultimate "Signature Edition", and Windows 7 Party Pack. You can choose between four themes for your party: PhotoPalooza, Media Mania, Setting up with Ease, or simply Family Friendly Fun.

Residents of the following countries can apply: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom and United States. If you're selected, you'll be assisted by House Party - a leading party organizer. "Pick a theme, then upload photos and videos, chat with other hosts, blog your experience, and download fun favours all from your personal House Party page." Here are the details, good luck.

 
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I uh wonder if anyone would just grab a couple people, pose with some beer and chips then take a pic and get away with it?
 

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You apply, they approve, they oversee, you party, get rewarded.
 
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This is weird man. Real weird. I understand that they want to get the word out about Windows 7, but IMO this is the WRONG way to do it.
 
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so I can get drunk and get windows 7 for free

awesome
 

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If Sweden was there I would have bought a keg of beer, a pizza and have the party all by myself, dancing away to bubblegum pop.
 

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It's actually pretty clever. Instead of hiring what 50(?) models, studio sets, and fake parties to make up PR for each country, they just have to shell out money for Windows 7 copies and part of the party organising.
 

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It's actually pretty clever. Instead of hiring what 50(?) models, studio sets, and fake parties to make up PR for each country, they just have to shell out money for Windows 7 copies and part of the party organising.
yeah and hireing angles and airwaves a band that dosnt practice for $h!+ to play at your launch party. No thanx Beer + chips = good. plus i know 20 or so ppl who will get it so why pay lol
 
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wow, this is interesting. it looks like M$ is trying to think outside the box...
 

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Lame.. If I go and invite my buds to a Windows 7 party, I'm likely to get busted in the nose and labled a fairy.. Not worth the free copy..:toast:

LoL @ that pic.... must be watching '2 girls 1 cup'..
 
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Lame.. If I go and invite my buds to a Windows 7 party, I'm likely to get busted in the nose and labled a fairy.. Not worth the free copy..:toast:

LoL @ that pic.... must be watching '2 girls 1 cup'..

they would turn beer down and think you were a fairy? interesting :wtf:
 
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I'm not sure I understand how this works exactly. You host some sort of party, upload photos of it and then you are eliigible to be entered into a drawing for a "signature Win7"?
 

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I'm not sure I understand how this works exactly. You host some sort of party, upload photos of it and then you are eliigible to be entered into a drawing for a "signature Win7"?
You apply, if you're selected, you'll host a party, and get the Win 7.
 
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I'll just score a win 7 from an MVP for half the price then go party and get wasted the whole weekend while waiting for the thing to finish installation in my pad.
 
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oh dear!!!!
 
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I'm just going to get windows 7 the same way I got vista and XP
 
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I'm up for alot of drinking, BBQ ribs, and hot wings!!! Oh, and a free copy of win7. Just signed up boys.
 

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sweet
 
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Why not Jamaica? we party eeeeevvveerrryyyy daaaayyyy.
 

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I'm up for alot of drinking, BBQ ribs, and hot wings!!! Oh, and a free copy of win7. Just signed up boys.
Yep, same here:rockout: Figure I will incorporate a good ole LAN party with this event, if I get the chance to run with this LOL

At Kickr: Damn man, you DO have the best avitars on TPU:laugh::toast::toast::toast: And being in Springfield, did you ever know Mike or Bob Dick?
 
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Well when I host the U of Kentucky football pregame party/tailgating event the weekend of the 24th I will just have to make sure my release party coincides with that event.... Beer, brats, football, and now free win7.... YAHTZEE
 
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