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Google sent me an expensive christmas present!

Discussion in 'Google' started by William Martin, Dec 14, 2005.

  1. #1
    I got a delivery from Google this morning. It includes a USB Hub, Flash Drive, Wireless Mouse and loads of other stuff. I got a commercial invoice - whatever that is - for $43.26, but haven't ordered anything whatsoever. Anyone else had one of these - what's the crack?

    Martin
     
    William Martin, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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  2. Colleen

    Colleen Illustrious Member

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    That's very weird. :confused: I feel like it's April fools day or something.
     
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    ImVickieB Berserker

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    #3
    Is the invoice from Google or is it a tax invoice?
     
    ImVickieB, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    Basoone Peon

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    #4
    April fools in a good way... Thats nice :eek: :D :)
     
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    SEbasic Peon

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    #5
    Do you spend on adwords?

    The last agency I worked for spent £xxx,xxx's every week on adwords and I used to get free google crap as a result all the time - I have like 5 t-shirts at home...

    They were always too tight to give me a USB drive though (Fuckers) - congrats on getting yours.

    What's the mouse like? Any good?
     
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  6. William Martin

    William Martin Active Member

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    #6
    We spend big on Adwords.

    I can't tell if it's from Google or a tax invoice. The invoice itself doesn't mention Google so I'm guessing it's a tax invoice - what does that mean?

    Too scared to try it out yet in case I get fired for ordering myself xmas presents with company credit card!!!! Once I know it's a free gift I'll have it away on my toes with it, but the invoice bugs me.

    Bloody good gear!

    I've figured it out... the invoice was to get it through customs (it was from the US) - so I'm having the lot. This is what they sent me (all Google branded):

    - USB Hub
    - Wireless Mouse
    - 2 batteries :p
    - 128mb Flash card
    - headphones
    - USB torch.

    The stuff is well good. Almost worth £24,000 a year! ;)

    P.S - I should add that it's all in a very nice pure leather google case.
     
    William Martin, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    davert Banned

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    That's nice - I got a plain radio-with-lights last year, I think, but I don't spend very much on AdSense.
     
    davert, Dec 14, 2005 IP
  8. rustybrick

    rustybrick User ID 3

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    Can you post a picture?
     
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    #9
    I wonder when will G send me anything other than their monthly bill...

    Good for you :)
     
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    minstrel Illustrious Member

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    All I ever got was a totally pointless (but nicely designed with bright Google colors) little book on how AdSense works...
     
    minstrel, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    I want the 24000 to spend on Adsense that would be a good gift for me!
     
    corena, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    Rage Well-Known Member

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    #12
    nice to hear..... i like this kind of things.... :)
     
    Rage, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    spdude Guest

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    #13
    Just recieved the same package by DHL. Pretty cool stuff :)
     
    spdude, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    #14
    Um . . . does Google send people who use adsense anything?

    Fine I admit it I'm jealous . . .SEND ME A PRESENT!!!!

    Skinny
     
    Skinny, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    Wow congratulations! :)
     
    Red, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    Nintendo ♬ King of da Wackos ♬

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    #16
    Time to dream of geting...

    - marooon carrying case with embossed google logo. zipper closure
    - wireless mini mouse, with scroll wheel
    - usb charger for mouse with retractable cord
    - usb 4 port hub
    - usb gooseneck led light
    - 128mb usb flash drive with wrist strap
    - headset with retractable cord. has two plugs (one for mic and one for earbud) so it is for a computer, not a mobile phone.
     
    Nintendo, Dec 14, 2005 IP
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    Please post a picture :)

    .. I hope I get something!
     
    MaxS, Dec 14, 2005 IP
  18. Crazy_Rob

    Crazy_Rob I seen't it!

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    I sold the Google radio on Ebay last year.

    I've never used the thumb drive...but it looks cool on my desk. :D
     
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    #19
    Man, get your priorities straight...

    You want Google Babes!
     
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  20. MaxS

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    For the people who are receiving the gifts: Are you a "big" publisher?
     
    MaxS, Dec 14, 2005 IP