It isn't uncommon for radio broadcasters to give away complimentary concert tickets to listeners, but the way The Rock is going about it is pretty hilarious. As part of its online promotion titled 'Don't be at James Blunt,' The Rock is inviting listeners to share their dislike of the troubadour to stand a chance of winning a ticket to see a "real rock show" outside the country on the same night that Blunt is set to perform on Kiwi shores.
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A radio stunt giving away an all-expenses paid divorce on Valentine's Day on The Rock FM has backfired in spectacular fashion on the shock jocks behind it. Notorious pranksters Robert Taylor and Jono Pryor, ran the 'win a divorce' competition on Valentines Day, despite a raft of negative media attention both here and overseas. A listener could win the divorce on condition they broke up with their unsuspecting spouse live on air. But it was a lesbian couple who had the last laugh, sabotaging the competition and turning on the presenters, leaving them speechless for the first time.