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MS mounts massive Xbox kebab wrap ad push
By Tim Richardson
Posted: 10/04/2002 at 15:37 GMT

Next time you have a kebab - make sure you check the wrapper.

Today's offering from the kebab shop downstairs (small doner, extra chilli sauce and lashings of pickled chillies) came wrapped in paper advertising a certain games console.

It read: "Dead or Alive 3. It can be hard to adjust to reality. Xbox. Play more. Play Dead or Alive 3."

It also said: "Dispose of after use."

We assume that means the paper wrapper - not the game or console.
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a few weeks back I was a bar. In the toilet directly above the urinals they had an XBOX ad, and it was for the game Halo. In big writing it said "UPGRADE YOUR WEAPON".

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