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Online Community Rallies to Help After A University Co-op Ordered Too Much Pocky

posted on by Bamboo Dong

The University of Kitakyushu co-op found themselves in a tight bind after accidentally ordering too much Pocky. Originally intending to place an order for 320 boxes, they instead ended up with 3,200.

After the staff put up a "HELP!" poster in the store, students took to LINE and Twitter to help sell the overstocked goods, and within four days, were able to help unload 1,700 boxes, roughly 100-times more than they normally would.

This Pocky incident, and its community-driven aftermath, comes at a coincidental time, as November 11 happens to be Pocky Day.

Source: Livedoor News via Hachima Kikou


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