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Topic # 99492 20-Mar-2012 12:07 Send private message

Haven't seen one of these in a while, but there's another one on now.  So far I've bought four of these and got (figuratively) crap.  Anyone ever had any luck with these (yeah, I know this discussion comes up once a year)?

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  Reply # 597604 20-Mar-2012 12:08 Send private message

Yeah one of the first ones I ever tried got me a Kodak digital camera for $10.  I obviously purchased a few more after that and never got anything but crap.  I decided to stop while I was ahead...

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  Reply # 597605 20-Mar-2012 12:10 Send private message

Oh gee........I wish I had seen this post before I just bought my first one. Oh well, live and learn. lol

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  Reply # 597612 20-Mar-2012 12:24 Send private message

Just search Geekzone to find the previous discussions ;)... Some crap in there.




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  Reply # 597626 20-Mar-2012 12:53 Send private message

Have bought twice before.. Both not worth it. So 'aint bothering anymore. It is after all a 'crap' sale. :)




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  Reply # 597781 20-Mar-2012 16:30 Send private message

did it.

not too bothered if I only get something like lollies. it's the fun of getting a surprise present on a non-bday/xmas that makes it good.

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  Reply # 597787 20-Mar-2012 16:46 Send private message

2 years in a row I got some quite old rechargeable batteries, given their age and low mAh rating, I'd question if they'd sell for what I paid for them, but they work ok.

Have yet to come across anyone other than Satch up there who has got anything worthwhile.




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  Reply # 597788 20-Mar-2012 16:47 Send private message

I bought one just to see what comes, to be honest some lollies would be fine by me :)




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  Reply # 597790 20-Mar-2012 16:51 Send private message

Ive partaken in this ritual the last 3 years and been burned the last 3 years, so this year i decided not too. If my memory is right ive scored some Shampoo, a sdcard mp3 player that surely came from the $2 shop and some plastic containers.

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  Reply # 599425 24-Mar-2012 12:50 Send private message

Mine has arrived and I scored a Energizer iPod charger (with lithium batteries) At first I thought oh great.. I dont have an iPod.

2nd thought was throw it in the drawer and its a Christmas present for someone.

3rd thought was Google it.. and happy days it will charge my iPhone and that is soooo a blessing. Fits perfectly. My biggest issue is when Im long haul travelling and my battery goes flat. I usually charge it off the laptop but if thats flat then Im sunk.

Bottom line?.....Im a happy chappy. :D

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  Reply # 599435 24-Mar-2012 13:25 Send private message

I got some chapstick and an Oakley T Shirt

I think the last time I got some American Crew Shampoo and chupachups

I do recall getting a Casio sportswatch once


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  Reply # 599472 24-Mar-2012 15:05 Send private message

I would prefer to give the money that I would spend on that sort of thing, to charity. I did notice that they didn't really advertise anything particullly good this year, and last year people I know all got candy.



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  Reply # 599511 24-Mar-2012 17:19 Send private message

logo: I got some chapstick and an Oakley T Shirt

I think the last time I got some American Crew Shampoo and chupachups

I do recall getting a Casio sportswatch once



Yup, same.  Chapstick and a t-shirt that wont fit.  Woohoo.

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  Reply # 599521 24-Mar-2012 17:38 Send private message

Better to buy a lotto ticket, at least you then have the chance to win some decent money. I think both are forms of gambling though.

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  Reply # 599549 24-Mar-2012 18:58 Send private message

I got like 2kg of some cheap chinese M&M like candy one year and some wrong size ugly jandel things and a swiss ball. All useless to me. Never again.




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