Virgin America Is Rewarding People Who Watch Its Boring Movie
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Virgin America is curious whether you will slog through over five hours of tedium for a chance to win rewards points.
Back in 2014 we reported on the airline’s excruciatingly dull video that was its way of illustrating the boring experience aboard its competitors’ planes.
Coming in at five hours and 46 minutes, the video has been viewed over 800,000 times. But we assume, and darn near hope, that nobody has actually sat for six hours in front of the screen to experience a virtual six-hour trip.
But if this is on your rather depressing bucket list, you are in luck. Virgin America is set to premiere this masterpiece of the mundane at the Vail Film Festival on April 8.
If you want a taste of the grandeur, here’s a teaser video:
If you are the kind of person who considers those mints by the host station at restaurants as dessert, then you will love this dip into Dullsville.
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Here is the entire video, which takes as much time as a cross-country trip:
Now don’t go wasting your brain cells in one go, because you can actually garner some valuable rewards if you are in Vail for the festival.
Via a press release, Virgin America promises, “any festival-goer who makes it through the entire 5 hour and 45 minute film screening will score 5,000 Elevate points.”
Of course, you will have to decice whether utilizing six hours of the one life you get in the world on this movie is worth it.
Now that’s not all, fellow fortunate travelers, because the airline also unveiled a contest that doesn’t mandate staring at the void for hours.
Enter here for a lavish trip to the festival, which includes accommodations for two including flight and a three-night stay at the Lodge at Vail.
You also get a nifty pass to the festival, just in case you have a hankering for what will be the longest movie of your life.
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