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To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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Techmoan Merch - Flippin 'eck

I'm regularly asked if I would consider selling merchandise featuring the Moans (the outro family of puppets). So I'm trying out a storefront on Teespring. Unfortunately the prices are higher than I was expecting, but it seems well organised, so I thought I'd give it a go. If there is any interest I'll add the rest of the family (and Zac) in later.

Here is the link:

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Reader Comments (5)

Did the thought of being famous make his hair go grey?

November 23, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDavidm

That's Dad - I think his son made him grey.

November 23, 2017 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Given the multinational nature of your audience, Mat, I do think you should offer regional language variations of the merchandise. As French is incorruptible as a language, 'Zut alors' would surely work for them, but I am completely stumped as to how to translate Flippin 'eck into American. My inner pedant wonders why there isn't an apostrophe at the end of Flippin as one correctly appears at the beginning of 'eck, but don't worry, I won't let him ask.

November 27, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRoland

Just ordered a "flipping Eck" mug perfect for using at work and exclusive , you will have to do his son with a good Yorkshire statement on it.

December 22, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterHammyuk

It’s unlikely you’ll see another. I’m still trying to think of a good phrase to use for the son, although I have a couple of ideas.

December 22, 2017 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

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