Power wristbands a dud, says ACCC

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The makers of a controversial wristband have been ordered to offer full refunds on sales of their product, which they claim improves balance, flexibility and strength by working with the body's energy flow.

The consumer watchdog has delivered a crushing judgment on the popular Power Balance bands by declaring them to be no more beneficial than wearing a rubber band.

It has told the company to give customers their money back if they feel dudded by the sales pitch that the band tunes the body's energy frequency to an ideal 7.83 hertz.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Graeme Samuel said Power Balance Australia couldn't provide any scientific evidence to back up the claim.

Power Balance bands originated in the United States and have since adorned the wrists of celebrities and sportspeople the world over.

In Australia it has been seen on members of the visiting English cricket team, the NRL's Benji Marshall, the AFL's Brendan Fevola, jockey Damien Oliver and dual world surfing champion Mick Fanning.

With even actor Russell Crowe an apparent fan, Mr Samuel said it was easy for Australians to be duped.
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/power-wristbands-a-dud-says-accc-20101223-1968l.html
 
the mall demonstrations are hilarious- the salesman pushed down on someone's clasped hands and they lose their balance. he gives them a bracelet and says, 'let's try it again' and amazingly, when people anticipated what he was about to do, counterbalanced. fucking amazing.
 

sickfuck

Banned
the mall demonstrations are hilarious- the salesman pushed down on someone's clasped hands and they lose their balance. he gives them a bracelet and says, 'let's try it again' and amazingly, when people anticipated what he was about to do, counterbalanced. fucking amazing.
i too laugh at these infomercials. he clearly moves on them in the before test.

lol. atleast it entertains stoners.
 

p4irs

totally shitposter, with Dunning–Kruger effect
i might buy it if it was billy even if the name is Power Unbalance
 
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