Would you give up your phone for a million rand?

File: Vitamin water is offering R1,4-million to anyone who is willing to stay off their smartphones for a whole year.

File: Vitamin water is offering R1,4-million to anyone who is willing to stay off their smartphones for a whole year.

AFP

JOHANNESBURG - Vitamin water is offering $100,000 (R1,4-million) to anyone who is willing to stay off their smartphones for a whole year.

To enter the contest, you need to submit a post on Twitter or Instagram, including the hashtags #nophoneforayear and #contest, outlining what you’d do if you didn't have your smartphone for a year.

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The deadline to enter is January 8, 2019.

 

If you are chosen for the contest then you will not be allowed to use any smartphones or tablets but you can use laptops and desktop computers.

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Once the year is complete then you will have to go through a vetting process which will include a lie detector test.

The company is expected to select a contestant by January 22, 2019.

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