There are loads of issues that baffle me about American tradition, none extra so than the custom of getting to share a room with a stranger if you go away to varsity. If you’re at the moment struggling by precisely that, then HBO has a promotional product for you.
It’s known as the HBO Box, and so far as I can inform, it’s principally a giant black cardboard field with air holes and a few cutouts to stay your legs by. The thought is that you simply lie again in your mattress with the higher half of your physique encased within the field, leaving you free to observe no matter you need in your telephone with out having to fret about your roommate having the ability to peer over your shoulder. They’ll in all probability nonetheless be capable to hear you, although, as a result of, as I stated, it’s a cardboard field.
Hey faculty college students! If you missed your probability to get your very personal HBO Box, you may get to attempt once more tomorrow at midday Eastern. Tweet the + #HBOBoxChallenge + #giveaway tomorrow at 12!
— Fooji (@gofooji) November 5, 2019
HBO clearly desires you to make use of the field to catch up by itself exhibits, however I’m going to stage with you right here: if I walked in on my roommate mendacity horizontally on their mattress inside a giant black field, the final factor I’m going to imagine is that they’re watching His Dark Materials in there. But to every their very own.
Anyway, if you wish to get your palms on one in all these bins, then HBO is at the moment operating a contest with its “brand activation” companion Fooji. Over the following couple of days, Fooji’s Twitter account will likely be placing out a tweet at 12PM ET to ask for submissions. To enter, simply reply to the tweet with the knowledge requested, and also you’ll be given an opportunity to register for an opportunity to win. You’ll have to be over the age of 18, have a .edu e-mail handle, and reside in an space served by both DoorDash or FedEx. Along with the field, the competition’s rules point out that you might additionally get your palms on stickers, HBO T-shirts, or a pair of AirPods.