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I got a free mousepad from ezinearticles

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by slingingshot15, May 23, 2010.

  1. slingingshot15

    slingingshot15 Newbie

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    Ok people....so hear this....i was recently inducted as a platinum author in ezine articles and i was shocked to see that i received a free pen, a mousepad and a book and sticker.....

    is this something to celebrate or is this very normal....sorry but i feeling kind of proud....

    what is your opinion on this.....?is it normal to have platinum status in ezine articles and get these things
     
  2. lived66

    lived66 Regular Member

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    Congrats. It feels good to get something "snail mail" but it just name branding reinforcement on their part. Have fun the new writing tools.

    What do you write about? (niche)
     
  3. slingingshot15

    slingingshot15 Newbie

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    motivational stuff
     
  4. bleach

    bleach Senior Member

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    post image dude
    it will make us :)
     
  5. slingingshot15

    slingingshot15 Newbie

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    image of what?
     
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    SSL9000J Regular Member

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    It's cool and all, great that you've earned it,but it's what we sometimes call "SWAG."










    (shit we all get)
     
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    mouse pad pic..
     
  8. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    A pic of the stuff you got, of course. :)

    Hey it's not much, but you got something. I always like getting things like that. It's always funny when they make it out to be all important like its as good as a gold watch or something, when it's really just some promotional items. But hey, like I said, you still got something. It's still a recognition. Even if everyone else thought it was stupid, I'm still happy whenever I get anything free. LOL

    I'd use that pen, and set that mouse pad on a shelf or something along with the book. What was the book BTW?

    Also how many articles did you submit to get that platinum status.
     
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    Congrats! Roughly how many articles did you write?

    Also, seconding pics of your swag
     
  10. biks

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    Mouse pad? Screw that - I got myself a mug!

    [​IMG]

    What kills me the most is I outsourced most of the articles! I didn't write 'em!
     
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    Awww shit.. I want a mug to. Just feels good to know you got something from a big company
     
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    7878 Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Don't drink the coffee, it's awful.

    But the mug does come in handy. :)
     
  13. iceyou

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    Wait a sec, I got expert author just by submitting 2 articles, wheres my mug at!
     
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    I wish I would have used real personal info :D
     
  15. slingingshot15

    slingingshot15 Newbie

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    ok people so here is a video i made with my flip.....i wrote 10 articles to get platinum status

    here is the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5wXi2Cw2VA
     
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    I got that a while back with I think some note pads too. I outsourced all the articles I submitted too :)
     
  17. Better Man

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    I believe they are simply checking if stuff will return back, so they could ban you for providing fake details. : )
     
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    Well that's a pretty cynical thought.
    My guess is that you're one of the "glass is half empty" kind of guys. LOL

    What's sad is they probably, in part, do use the gifts for that very reason. :rolleyes:

    I think mostly though it's more of a promotional thing for the companies to do. I think they really just want to make sure the best producers get some warm fuzzy feelings every now and then to keep them producing. :cool:
     
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    I love it how you've set it up all nicely for the photo :p You must have been so proud :D

    Now I want one...

    I have 4 online, I NEED MORE! ME WANT MUG / MOUSE PAD!
     
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    Heh it's always fun to get free stuff in the mail. That coffee mug looks pretty cool. The mousepad too.