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It’s the (forced) thought that counts

Trickery, bribery and other methods of incentivisation are all important aspects of good parenting (our favourite is the Christmas extortion, often starting around the middle of the year, in which parents threaten a no-show from Santa if they don’t behave). And, like a paper version of ‘Roses by You’, Hallmark and Naked have embraced those principles in Australia to promote its Hallmark Card Matchmaker service by luring a bunch of unsuspecting teens to an American Authors concert and then forcing them to write a heartfelt message to their mothers in order to get in.