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'The ultimate way to watch the World Cup final'

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We're delighted to announce that Sky and Sony have teamed up to offer one lucky punter "the ultimate way to watch the World Cup final" - a prize draw to secure the following footie-friendly kit:

  • Free Sky HD box and standard installation
  • Sky World Subscription, free for 12 months
  • Sky HD subscription, free for 12 months
  • Sony Bravia 32 inch HD ready television
  • Sony Home Theater System
  • A lazyboy chair
  • TV Stand
  • £200 of Drinks

Terrific. There is, however, one small snagette, as the blurb at the bottom of the page reveals: "Unfortunately, huge demand for Sky HD means we can't install your Sky HD box until after the World Cup ends."

Which seems to red card the "World Cup house party" concept, doesn't it? Well, no, because a Sky operative was nice enough to contact us to explain: "The winner of this competition was always going to, and will, get installed pre-World Cup Final!! The T&Cs are general T&Cs for the whole skyHD website."

This will come as a relief to our correspondent Vic from Manchester who told us he'd entered the draw anyway, despite being sure there was no chance of the winner getting the HD box installed before the final. ®

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