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By Stephen Lepitak | -

July 10, 2013 | 3 min read

Colgate was forced to close a promotional stand at Waterloo Station yesterday after too many people turned up to claim their free electric toothbrush. The tooth hygiene brand had to close the stand when Network Rail demanded it after thousands of people appeared to swap their old electric toothbrush for a new ProClinical A1500, causing chaos within the station. According to the Metro, commuters waited from 5am to take up the offer, but by 7am the stand had run out of toothbrushes, having only brought 150 in all. The brand tweeted to apologise for running out of toothbrushes and is said to be considering how to rearrange the promotion at a more convenient location.

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