Leave a legacy.

Hokey Cokey RIP - change the name

By: rong42 | 07-03-2016 09:27

I think the name Hokey Cokey should no longer be used, following the changes announced on Friday 4 March 2016. The thread announcing the change is here:

https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Announcements/Simplicity-Update/m-p/18253747

The Hokey Cokey was born out of experimentation and giffgaff trying to be different from other networks. By removing the key feature of the Hokey Cokey, a free extra minute for every minute you are called, I think this name should be retired, and instead it should just become the '£5 goodybag'. 

This would make the goodybag in line with the naming of the rest of the goodybag range, and I think it would be more honest to see the Hokey Cokey removed. 

EditL

Mark has confirmed that giffgaff will be changing the name in this post:

https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Announcements/Simplicity-Update/m-p/18276040/highlight/true#M86424

Comments

by: umar3251
on: 09-03-2016 23:22

Yea I agree with u

by: rong42
on: 09-03-2016 07:54

Mark has confirmed that giffgaff will be changing the name in this post:

https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Announcements/Simplicity-Update/m-p/18276040/highlight/true#M86424

by: cloughey
on: 08-03-2016 20:49

It's now being called the £5 goodybag.

by: bullphit
on: 08-03-2016 16:57

Was popular. Name should change 

by: carrow1
on: 07-03-2016 23:06

It has been suggest by other but doesn't stop it being a good idea.

by: shipon786
on: 07-03-2016 17:30

Yes i think it should be changed as the name is bizarre lol

by: rong42
on: 07-03-2016 11:15

Just to say I would prefer to see the Hokey Cokey stay, but from giffgaff have said, I can't see them changing their minds. Would be happy to be proved wrong and for this idea to become irrelevant though! 

by: cim
on: 07-03-2016 11:11

It does seem very odd, I would like to read a proper explanation by gg of their thinking on this one...

Personally I would advocate either keep the product as it was (which seems unlikely) or withdraw it and launch something else. But with more than 3 weeks notice.

 

by: checkincherry
on: 07-03-2016 09:47

You're right, though I'd rather keep the name AND keep the concept of extra free mins - not so much RIP Hokey Cokey as "RIP giff gaff being different".  I'm a low PAYG/Hokey Cokey user - will be looking at 3's 321 now..v sad

by: mcilwraith
on: 07-03-2016 09:46

already been suggested in plenty posts in contribute and general discussion.

i do agree hokey cokey will have to go