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      I'm dying to get one of those wristbands the artists (including Paul) were wearing during the event... does anyone know where I can get one? I tried Ebay but I'm skeptical about the authencity, since I know many of them were fake. Also tried the official Live 8 website, but they don't have them.

      HELP!!

        man I constantly wear 3 ..

        one Lance Armstrongs .. who started the whole braclet thingy..

        one for Breat Cancer awareness and education and one of Hope.. I would like a Linda McCartney one also..

        there are alot of fakes out there.. and they are NOT to be made for profit.. but too support a cause..

          Oxfam sells them.

          You can also go to www.live8live.com and go through to the merchandise site and maybe buy one there as I know they were selling them at the shows.
          DO NOT BUY THEM ON EBAY!!!!!!!

            I bought a couple hundred of the from the www.one.org
            web site. They sell other items also.
            Good luck

            Judy

              QueenBee:I bought a couple hundred of the from the www.one.org
              web site. They sell other items also.
              Good luck

              Judy

              HUNDREDS?! How long are your arms?!

                harleyblues: I would like a Linda McCartney one also..

                The Linda mcCartney you can buy on Ebay from the LM Centre with a key ring

                  glass_0ni0n:

                  QueenBee:I bought a couple hundred of the from the www.one.org
                  web site. They sell other items also.
                  Good luck

                  Judy

                  HUNDREDS?! How long are your arms?!

                  HAHAHAHAHA I bought them to pass around! It's a GOOD THING!
                  And I bought T_Shirts for the kids and hubby's.

                  Judy

                    The official Live 8 website/store does not sell the wristbands.
                    I'd love to get a Linda McCartney one but they're out of stock now.

                      http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/whiteband/index.shtml

                      They are the Make Poverty History bands. I think the sillicon version might be quite difficult to get outside the UK, unfortunately.

                      Incidentally, I`m very impressed to see a Live 8 forum - good work!

                        femaleanimal:http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/whiteband/index.shtml

                        They are the Make Poverty History bands.

                        ...which goes to show that people still don't know half of what Live 8 was about.
                        You're right they're the Make Pverty History bands. ONE in the U.S.

                          femaleanimal:http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/whiteband/index.shtml

                          They are the Make Poverty History bands. I think the sillicon version might be quite difficult to get outside the UK, unfortunately.

                          Incidentally, I`m very impressed to see a Live 8 forum - good work!

                          I got mine last year; before they made silicon ones; mine's a fabric one and I prefer it to silicon.

                            glass_0ni0n:

                            QueenBee:I bought a couple hundred of the from the www.one.org
                            web site. They sell other items also.
                            Good luck

                            Judy

                            HUNDREDS?! How long are your arms?!

                            I saw that one comming...

                              The majority of the MPH wristbands were made in Chinese sweatshops...just great.... :

                                Tripping:The majority of the MPH wristbands were made in Chinese sweatshops...just great.... :

                                Yes, and when Oxfam found out, they were horrified, held their hands up and then changed manuacturer although I do think they should have been more careful in the first place.

                                  Yeh,Thats why i brought mine from...

                                  http://www.traidcraft.co.uk/

                                    And I don`t think they were made in sweatshops, the conditions just were not as great as they should be. Still, if you want to believe the Daily Mail because it fits in with your agenda.....

                                      I don't even read the Mail. I remember seeing it on TV, probably GMTV....

                                        femaleanimal:And I don`t think they were made in sweatshops, the conditions just were not as great as they should be. Still, if you want to believe the Daily Mail because it fits in with your agenda.....

                                        Why don't you educate yourself on a subject before commenting, instead of illustrating your ignorance.

                                          glass_0ni0n:

                                          Tripping:The majority of the MPH wristbands were made in Chinese sweatshops...just great.... :

                                          Yes, and when Oxfam found out, they were horrified, held their hands up and then changed manuacturer although I do think they should have been more careful in the first place.

                                          Not entirely true as Oxfam was not the only one involved and in fact, hid the information for four months. Most stayed with the original manfacturer with the promise that conditions would get better by six months....it came to light at the end of May, even though Oxfam knew about it back in January. The majority of bands had already been shipped and sitting in stock, so a lot of good it did.

                                            Tripping:

                                            glass_0ni0n:
                                            Tripping:The majority of the MPH wristbands were made in Chinese sweatshops...just great.... :

                                            Yes, and when Oxfam found out, they were horrified, held their hands up and then changed manuacturer although I do think they should have been more careful in the first place.

                                            Not entirely true as Oxfam was not the only one involved and in fact, hid the information for four months. Most stayed with the original manfacturer with the promise that conditions would get better by six months....it came to light at the end of May, even though Oxfam knew about it back in January. The majority of bands had already been shipped and sitting in stock, so a lot of good it did.

                                            I know there was another charity involved but I can't remember who they are. I didn't know Oxfam KNEW. That's completely hypocritical of them, not only because it's Make Poverty History, but also because their stores sell Traidcraft and other fair trade stuff (I go there for my teabags!!).

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