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"Lose An Hour Gain A Doughnut" At Select Krispy Kreme Locations Sunday

Mar 07, 2014 11:55 AM EST | By Justin Stock
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Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme doughnuts are available for free at select locations Sunday for Daylight Savings Time.(Photo : Creative Commons )

You might be annoyed about losing an hour of sleep come Sunday at 2 a.m. when clocks spring ahead, but Krispy Kreme is offering its original glazed for no cost, and without a catch as part of its "Lose An Hour Gain A Doughnut"  The International Business Times reported Friday.

"We are celebrating Daylight Savings Time on Sunday, March 9th by offering a free original glazed doughnut (one per guest) at participating US and Canadian locations. No purchase necessary," the company said on its website. "What a sweet reason to make an hour early."

Over 1,500 Facebook users had already chimed in Thursday indicating their plans to retrieve one of the popular doughnuts at no charge, which will be available at 5 a.m. Sunday.

So worth the hour," Rhonda Howard said in a post on the events Facebook page.

"yayyyy OK now I don't mind losing the hour," Catherine Anatra also said in a post.

"Gain a donut gain a pound WHO cares!!" Marlena Gallegos said in another post.

The offer will be available in select Krispy Kreme doughnuts in the United States and Canada The International Business Times reported.

Uncasville, Conn., Puerto Rico, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso, and Laredo, San Marcos and McAllen, Texas The Times reported.

Krispy Kreme also offered free doughnuts for International Talk Like A Pirate Day when customers said "ye" instead of "you," and "me" in place of "my" Time reported.

Those who dressed in pirate apparel with three or more items such as an eye patch, pirate hat, bandana, peg leg, parrot on shoulder, pirate shirt or loose white shirt, knickers, a leather belt, silver and gold necklaces, earrings, a pirate hook, and pointy black boots or ragged brown sandals were given a box of a dozen donuts Vegas News reported. No weapons were allowed.

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