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  # 218587 28-May-2009 10:43
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NokiaRocks: I got a book on how to look 10 years younger.


Dear Lord, then people will think I'm dating an 11 year old!







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  # 218589 28-May-2009 10:49
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I got 2 packs of what appears to be women's body wash lol, I know someone I can give it to

 
 
 
 


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  # 218591 28-May-2009 10:53
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mjb: What's the deal with the OP being inactive now? some sort of sock account from a 1-day marketroid?


Completely out of topic, but since this was asked on Page 2, and my reply was "he was a dirty spammer", you can now read more here.

Basically he got a gig as blogger with some Australian tech blog, posted a "news" item saying his New Zealand hosting company was bought by Microsoft and then got booted from that blog.

At the same time here on Geekzone he had a signature link to his New Zealand company and was simply posting irrelevant comments on Geekzone to get his signature to show.

I hope you guys understand our moderator team is really good at spotting those subtle spam attempts and trolls, so when you see "Inactive User" it's for no light reason.

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  # 218592 28-May-2009 10:53
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I wonder at the legality of this, its almost like a raffle except the losers get something?

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  # 218593 28-May-2009 10:57
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Of course its legal. Its stated on the website how it works, and theres no misleading information. Plus its all in the name.. $11 bag of crap!! it wasnt called that for nothing :). It was a good gimick, dont think ill be falling for it next year though! stupid smrt mp3 player. at least i didnt get a xs girls singlet! lol..

Mauricio, did you happen to order one?

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  # 218594 28-May-2009 10:58
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bcourtney: Got my bag of crap. An XS sized pink girls Paul Frank singlet.


Heh, I was going to make a smart comment.. but mine hasn't arrived yet, and I thought better of it Sealed

Still waiting on mine too Phil...

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  # 218605 28-May-2009 11:22
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freitasm:
mjb: What's the deal with the OP being inactive now? some sort of sock account from a 1-day marketroid?


Completely out of topic, but since this was asked on Page 2, and my reply was "he was a dirty spammer", you can now read more here.

Basically he got a gig as blogger with some Australian tech blog, posted a "news" item saying his New Zealand hosting company was bought by Microsoft and then got booted from that blog.

At the same time here on Geekzone he had a signature link to his New Zealand company and was simply posting irrelevant comments on Geekzone to get his signature to show.

I hope you guys understand our moderator team is really good at spotting those subtle spam attempts and trolls, so when you see "Inactive User" it's for no light reason.

Back to normal programming...




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Yet another teenager who thinks with a ten dollar reseller account from the US and a WordPress theme from some free template site they will rack in the big bucks. Whats going to happen? In three months time "Luke" will close up shop after he's conned a few people out of a couple of yearly subscriptions. I wonder if he's reimbersing his mum/dad for the hosting fees on her CC?


Interestingly the contact address in the WHOIS goes to a jwe.co.nz, which is an electrical company out of Tauranga (his parents firm?). The site was designed by "Lukes Web Design". The Chandler site is hosted on a HostGator Reseller account in the US using "private" name servers off of websitewelcome.com which is HostGator's annomoyous name server. His hosting "company" is not a registered company in NZ, nor is his webdesign company. The "hosting company" website was set up two weeks and is missing large parts of its content (eg About Us Page). Undecided


Sorry for my rant on this but its rogue kids like this which damage business confidence in smaller hosting firms. Give it three months and there will be nothing but bad reviews of "Chandler Hosting" if it exsists that long.


PS: I have run and been heavily involved in web hosting over the last 10 years, and I've seen setup's like this too many times to count. They never last!


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Back on topic, I'm yet to recieve my goodie bag. I talked my brother into getting on as well, which I'm getting delivered to my house. Might have a peek and see if its worth a swap with mine...

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  # 218676 28-May-2009 13:46
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I got a pair of ladies sandals. No 9.





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  # 218705 28-May-2009 14:30
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I got a silicone swim cap.. sell for $10 on trademe so no point reselling it :( Ah well was still fun. Flatmates havent got theirs or shipping notices yet so will be interesting to see what they get.

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  # 218718 28-May-2009 15:15
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I got a 4 pack of off-brand NiMH AA rechargables, and a "magnet spice rack".

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  # 218727 28-May-2009 15:22
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I have heard of two people so getting theres so far. One was a body shaping stick (dont actually know what that is) and the other was a rake type thing, or at least thats how it was described to me. My status is still set at 'currently unavailable' so I'm starting to get really worried about the quality of my crap.

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  # 218736 28-May-2009 15:29
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8d52797c436: I'm starting to get really worried about the quality of my crap.



Look on the bright side: the delay could be due to them sending you something big. Like a ping pong table, or maybe livestock.

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  # 218742 28-May-2009 15:34
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I'm told by 1-day.co.nz that the delay is due to the huge response to the crap sale. They have staff working overtime and they're running the courier off their feet. The say that status unavailable means they haven't filled it yet, but they will, so give them 2-3 more business days.

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  # 218772 28-May-2009 16:03
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8d52797c436: I'm starting to get really worried about the quality of my crap.





Look on the bright side: the delay could be due to them sending you something big. Like a ping pong table, or maybe livestock.


hmmm livestock, the crap that keeps giving crap... like milk I mean obviously

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