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Re: [vox] Free Stuff



Woohoo!  I just received another rebate for $10 from TDK... this one took
1 month and 24 days to arrive...

::checking off the TDK rebate...::

Now I got two rebates I gotta cash in...

-Mark


On Sat, 1 Nov 2003, Mark K. Kim wrote:

> On Sat, 1 Nov 2003, Rod Roark wrote:
>
> > Common sense tells us that rebates are offered when the
> > vendor expects get out of paying many or most of them.
> > Otherwise they could just lower the price and save
> > themselves, their retailers and their customers a lot of
> > hassle.
>
> Not necessarily.  The vendor gets money from the interest from holding
> onto your money even if they do give you a rebate.
>
> And even if they do "get off" of paying most of their customers, if you're
> diligent enough to follow through with the rebate then I'm sure you'll be
> one of the few that'll be getting the rebate.  So whether you're the one
> that gets the money or not depends on you, not them, so I don't see a
> reason to tell diligent people to wait if they're gonna get the rebate.
>
> I've never not gotten rebates.  For most of them, I just wait, and I get
> 'em.  I have a checklist of things I'm waiting rebates on, and I just
> check 'em off as they come in.  Never a single problem except extra delays
> on many rebates but it's not like I'm all that concerned about when I get
> 'em as long as I do.  Things that are made to hassle you are easy to
> handle once you make a system and forget about 'em.
>
> I sometimes check www.spoofee.com for rebates.  Not always 100% rebates,
> but often quite good ones are posted.  I've never followed through with
> any of 'em, except one time I found and used a rebate before it was posted
> on spoofee so I know at least some of 'em are legit.  Some of their rebate
> combos seem a little iffy (sometimes you end up *making* money) but I've
> never tried 'em so I couldn't really say whether or not they work.
>
> -Mark
>
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