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May 10, 2007 12:03 AM
Broken: Cheerios "instant" coupon
Here is a picture of a Cheerios coupon that came on the front of a box of Cheerios claiming to save you $1.00 "now."
Not only could you not get the coupon off the box without taking half the box with it, but it was almost impossible to get enough of the box off the coupon to reveal the UPC code that the cashier needs to scan to process the coupon.
To top it all off, the coupon back was sticky, so if you tried to put it with your other coupons you'd end up with a worse problem. If you tried to peel the sticky part off, the text of the coupon came off with the sticky part, making the coupon worthless.
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