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01 May 2020

Pest controller to feature in Top Trumps deck of UK essential workers

 

A brand new edition of Top Trumps is honouring Covid 19 key workers.

Pest controllers will feature alongside doctors, nurses, sea merchants, journalists and partners of key workers in the new deck. 

Pest controllers feature in deck of Top Trumps as key workers

One of the four scoring sections in the new game is ‘Unsung Heroes’. It’s unclear yet what pest controllers will score in the unsung heroes category, however we suspect it’ll be pretty high up the list!

Claire Simon, Global Marketing Manager at Top Trumps, says:

“Every single front-line key worker is, of course, a heroine and hero and would each score 10 (or even 11) out of 10 by any reckoning if we had devised a Hero category.

“By creating an Unsung Heroes category we have ensured varying marks, in keeping with the game’s core classic and its unique and much-loved branding.”

“From our research, which has been intensively conducted over the six weeks, partners of key workers came out top in this section”.

Pest controller is one of the 30 different professions are listed, each marked in typical Top Trumps style across four separate scoring categories:

  • Unsung heroes
  • Street style
  • Gadgets and gizmos 
  • Originated.

BPCA Chief Exec, Ian Andrew, said:

“We’ve been shouting about the essential nature of pest management since the beginning of the pandemic, however it’s made us smile to see it recognised in this context.

“Thank you again to all the pest professionals that continue to protect people during the pandemic. 

“We hope you’re proud to appear in the Top Trumps deck alongside 29 other incredible professions.”

All net proceeds of the pack will be going directly to the NHS, so we encourage all pest professionals to buy a set and play a hand or two with their nearest and dearest. 

You can purchase the double set: “Britain at it’s best” for £5 at winningmoves.co.uk

 

Source: online

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