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Gamestation Grabs Souls of 7,500 Shoppers With 'Immortal Soul Clause'

According to Fox News, Gamestation, a British online video game retailer, recently gained ownership of about 7,500 shoppers' souls by inserting a clause in its terms and conditions.

The 'immortal soul' clause read:
By placing an order via this Web site on the first day of the fourth month of the year 2010 Anno Domini, you agree to grant Us a non transferable option to claim, for now and for ever more, your immortal soul. Should We wish to exercise this option, you agree to surrender your immortal soul, and any claim you may have on it, within 5 (five) working days of receiving written notification from gamesation.co.uk or one of its duly authorized minions.


The clause even contained an option to opt out, and Gamestation rewarded attentive customers with an $8 gift certificate for catching it. Gamestation says about 88-percent of the people who purchased from the site on April 1st 'lost their souls.' The clause was obviously an April Fool's Day joke, but it confirms that most people don't read terms and conditions. [From: Fox News]

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