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Win our latest ZX Spectrum deluxe gift box

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Win our latest ZX Spectrum deluxe gift box

To celebrate the launch of the new ZX Spectrum range, we're giving away one of our Deluxe ZX Spectrum Gift Boxes away to a lucky entrant. To be in with a chance of winning just enter below by providing your email address, visiting our Facebook page, following us on Twitter, re-Tweeting the competition message or even pinning us on Pinterest. You can enter using a single method, or increase your chance of winning by doing all of them!   a Rafflecopter giveaway The small print– The winning gift box can only be shipped to a UK address– Competition close date is Sunday 11th...

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20% off all movie night gift boxes

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20% off all movie night gift boxes

This month we will sell our 500th movie night gift box and to celebrate we're giving everyone who buys a box in May 20% off.  To take advantage of this discount, order your gift boxes as normal but add the discount code 'MOVIE20' when you get to checkout and it will add the discount to any of our movie night boxes, including those with DVDs.

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Feedback on some new ZX Spectrum gift boxes

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Feedback on some new ZX Spectrum gift boxes

We're just prepping a series of gift boxes that will be themed around the classic Sinclair ZX Spectrum personal computer, featuring t-shirts, mugs and other desirable items. To personalise the experience further, we're looking to add a dedicated GiftAlien card game into each box, which will feature the top 50 games as defined by readers of the original Your Sinclair Magazine in the 1980's. Each card will feature a screenshot and a series of 'ratings' that allow you to battle against 1 or more other players. We'd love to get your feedback... Box and instructions The game itself will be...

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Wow! What a Christmas

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Wow! What a Christmas

For those who don't know, GiftAlien launched in January 2016 and so the Christmas season just passed was our first. Wow! What a roller coaster it was.  We've had some tremendous growth throughout the year, from a modest January to a mid-year that took us all by surprise, but nothing could have prepared us for February. The first week was fine, with volumes picking up a little, but from week 2 our daily shipments started to go crazy and we were shipping 3 or 4 times our previous volume of gift boxes every day. By the 4th week of November...

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Little Lauren's Blog loves our gift boxes ...

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We love it when our gift boxes find their way onto recommendation lists, and therefore couldn't be more pleased when Lauren (over at Little Lauren's Blog) asked if she could review one of our Movie Night In boxes as part of her Christmas gift guide. Lauren blogs about a range of topics, with this article featuring unique gift ideas that maybe you wouldn't have necessarily thought of for the men this Christmas. Lauren certainly liked the box we provided (a Friday 13th Movie Night), writing "... you get so much, it's such a great bargain and a lovely gift idea (and...

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