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Unwary gamers sign over souls in online contract

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Unwary gamers sign over souls in online contract

Most missed clause in GameStation agreement

Before you sign one of those "terms and conditions" forms, you might want to actually read it; otherwise you could lose your soul.

The British company GameStation added an "Immortal Soul Clause" to its online contract in an attempt to highlight how few people actually read the forms. The firm says it now owns the souls of 88 percent of its customers who signed up this month.

The clause, added to the contract on April 1, reads "By placing an order via this web site on the first day of the fourth month of the year 2010 Anno Domini, you agree to grant us a non transferable option to claim, for now and for ever more, your immortal soul,” reports

The 12 percent who used the "opt-out" button received a £5 voucher. Company officials have assured customers they won't put a claim on their souls.

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