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2016 Amazon free crap thread
« on: February 18, 2015, 08:00:29 pm »


The dawn of a new era.

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« Last Edit: February 09, 2016, 12:02:31 pm by pbj »

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2015, 08:05:21 pm »


The dawn of a new era.

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To everyone else:  If you aren't ordering your paper goods online, you should be.  Less reasons to go to the store, less impulse buys.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2015, 08:25:59 pm »
Or, conversely, Jim wipes his ass a WHOLE lot.
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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2015, 08:27:22 pm »
Better than not wiping enough.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2015, 02:51:41 pm »
I wish I'd bought more of those 1lb bags of beef jerky.

I still have a desk drawer full of Planters Fruit and Nut Trail mix.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2015, 03:41:53 pm »
For the first time in my life, we actually had beef jerky go bad.  We ate so damn much of it we couldn't finish a package.  I never thought that would happen.

 :o

Anyway, about $210 in free junk from Amazon in 2015 thus far.  I'll try to reduce updates to just the highlights.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2015, 04:54:01 pm »
What?How?

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2015, 05:27:28 pm »
Well, after 2.5 pounds of jerky in a week, we got sick of it and threw the remaining half pound into the back of the pantry.  Three weeks later?  Mold.


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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2015, 05:44:38 pm »
I buy quite a bit of "free" stuff, but never hear of anything from Amazon.
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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2015, 05:51:41 pm »
Well, after 2.5 pounds of jerky in a week, we got sick of it and threw the remaining half pound into the back of the pantry.  Three weeks later?  Mold.

I meant "free stuff" what how. Too much beef jerky resulting in old moldy beef jerky I understand. I'm good at ruining food.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2015, 07:01:54 pm »
I'm good at leaving my lunch by the front door when I goto work.
My dog is amazing at ruining it.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2015, 09:42:09 pm »
I've been reluctant to share this for a long time but I don't think people from the forum will present much competition.

The trick is to keep at it and be satisfied with small returns.  You also have to be believable.  If things are too cute, or implausible then nobody will go for it.  I'm gonna keep my best angles to myself but below are some moderate earners.  Keep moving and don't approach anyone with kids and you'll do alright.



One hint, tactics like, "why lie?  Need cash for drugs" don't work too well.


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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2015, 11:36:17 pm »
 :laugh2: Oh ---steaming pile of meadow muffin---, that is gold.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2015, 11:57:19 pm »
  OMG!!!... :laugh2:

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2015, 12:06:00 am »
« Last Edit: February 20, 2015, 12:11:14 am by Locke141 »

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2015, 10:29:19 am »
PBJ's garage. All running bots for Bing Rewards searches to get $5 Amazon gift cards


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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2015, 11:32:21 am »
Well, after 2.5 pounds of jerky in a week, we got sick of it and threw the remaining half pound into the back of the pantry.  Three weeks later?  Mold.

I meant "free stuff" what how. Too much beef jerky resulting in old moldy beef jerky I understand. I'm good at ruining food.

So I shouldn't eat the pieces with white fuzz on them?
This is my last bag, maybe I did order the correct amount.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #17 on: March 07, 2015, 06:21:54 pm »
Yo, dawg,I herd you like boxes.



 ???



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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #18 on: March 07, 2015, 07:15:57 pm »
I wouldnt take those for free.  Did you mark "return to sender" on the box?
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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #19 on: March 07, 2015, 07:26:57 pm »
Yes, malenko, I returned my wife's favorite candy to sender.    ::)


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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2015, 07:27:14 pm »
I wouldnt take those for free.  Did you mark "return to sender" on the box?
What the hell is wrong with you? That's a perfect "dinner for 1" in that box.

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #21 on: March 07, 2015, 10:34:04 pm »
Yes, malenko, I returned my wife's favorite candy to sender.    ::)
So she has bad taste in more than just men.






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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #22 on: March 08, 2015, 09:22:13 am »
You salty, bro.


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« Reply #23 on: March 08, 2015, 03:18:10 pm »
Black Forest and Howe brands are so much better than Haribo.
I'll exercise patience when you stop exercising stupidity.
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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #24 on: March 08, 2015, 03:19:28 pm »
You salty, bro.

Naw, I'm jelly you get free stuffs and wont tell me how
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« Reply #25 on: March 08, 2015, 03:22:21 pm »
Yo, dawg,I herd you like boxes.

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« Reply #27 on: March 09, 2015, 07:27:11 pm »
I'll exercise patience when you stop exercising stupidity.
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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #29 on: March 11, 2015, 01:19:18 pm »
Got this on its way:



2 years of entering Coke points. 

TWO YEARS


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« Reply #30 on: March 11, 2015, 01:26:25 pm »


Best movie ever....

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Re: 2015 Amazon free crap thread
« Reply #31 on: March 11, 2015, 03:28:38 pm »
I do coke points. Wait until around Christmas where they give away coke certificates for next to nothing. Also, dummy accounts are a good thing, but be clever enough to put micro tweaks in the address and change the name completely. I've lost about 3 accounts from stupidity. Done right, it pays off. I've walked out of Walmart With about $300 of cases of coke, completely filling a couple shopping carts.

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« Reply #32 on: March 11, 2015, 03:55:55 pm »
I do coke points. Wait until around Christmas where they give away coke certificates for next to nothing. Also, dummy accounts are a good thing, but be clever enough to put micro tweaks in the address and change the name completely. I've lost about 3 accounts from stupidity. Done right, it pays off. I've walked out of Walmart With about $300 of cases of coke, completely filling a couple shopping carts.

I don't accumulate enough points for it to be worth having multiple accounts, and the 75 points a week thing has supremely devalued them (and it's really more like 73 points because who the hell buys six packs anymore). 

People will trade the codes for ANYTHING these days if Ebay sales and Slickdeals are barometers of value.  I'm going to be mildly surprised if Coke renews the program next year, to be honest.

Anyway, this is my second belt buckle, I got the first one in 2013.  They retail for $150 and the first one cost 1,500 points.  That was basically a $1 per 12 pack subsidy which I thought was doing pretty good.  Certainly not for everyone but the shock value of ---my bottom--- walking around in one of these things is priceless.  Plus the Houston Rodeo gave my wife money so we like them.

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« Reply #33 on: March 11, 2015, 04:28:13 pm »
Yeah, the program is a pain in the ass. Don't feed it for a couple months and they snatch your points as well. My extended family collect for me, so it is the only reason why it is worth it in my case.

That is one spendy buckle. I never quite got the buckle thing, but I am a northerner. One of these days I will probably buy a buckle and a leather belt that will last more than a year, but I think I will feel obligated to "mosey" everywhere I go.

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« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2015, 04:36:11 pm »
...and a leather belt that will last more than a year...

So hard to find actual leather anymore though.  Most belts are crappy leather "look" nonsense that disintegrate after a few months.  I've taken to cutting my own belts, that way I get good quality and actual leather.

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« Reply #35 on: March 11, 2015, 04:48:13 pm »
I do coke points. Wait until around Christmas where they give away coke certificates for next to nothing. Also, dummy accounts are a good thing, but be clever enough to put micro tweaks in the address and change the name completely. I've lost about 3 accounts from stupidity. Done right, it pays off. I've walked out of Walmart With about $300 of cases of coke, completely filling a couple shopping carts.

That's what I used to buy the book for the programming class -- the $10 Amazon card was 690 points so a couple months worth of points.

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« Reply #36 on: March 11, 2015, 04:59:41 pm »
Once I got a Sprite t-shirt for something like 50 points.  My wife wears it occasionally.  Besides a few coupons and the belt buckles that's been about it for me.  Couldn't give away the "distressed" Sprite hat.   :lol

I've taken to cutting my own belts, that way I get good quality and actual leather.

Go on.  How big can you cut them? 

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« Reply #37 on: March 11, 2015, 05:36:19 pm »
Go on.  How big can you cut them? 

I like big belts and I cannot lie!

Seriously though, it's a side effect of that medieval thing that I do.  I occasionally have leftover leather fromn other projects, usually armor building or repair.  When that happens I make a belt.  As a man with no hips, a belt is a serious must else I look like this.

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« Reply #38 on: March 11, 2015, 05:37:52 pm »
56"?

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« Reply #39 on: March 11, 2015, 08:58:33 pm »


Now that is one fine looking, svelte gentleman!  :D
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