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Google sent me an expensive christmas present!

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

  1. crizatu

    crizatu Well-Known Member

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    #61
    I didn't got a gift but I am from Romania. I sent an email to Google today asking them if they send the gift only to some publishers ... nobody seems to know for sure :)
    SEMrush
     
    crizatu, Dec 19, 2005 IP
    SEMrush
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    dkalweit Well-Known Member

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    #62
    IANACA(i am not a customs agent), but I'm guessing you probably have to pay customs/brokerage on a value of 43.16. What that is where you are? I dunno. I personally refuse to pay customs to anyone, but I'm in the US, so that's a realistic option...


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  3. Will.Spencer

    Will.Spencer NetBuilder

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    #63
    I'm in the U.S. and have received no gift this year.

    I did receive the stupid clock radio last year.

    Maybe Google found out about my new Larry and Sergey line of dartboards and voodoo dolls?
     
    Will.Spencer, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    dkalweit Well-Known Member

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    #64
    Are you selling these online somewhere? I could use a few...


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    dkalweit, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    romance Well-Known Member

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    #65
    Received mine today, aparently the guy had quite a few to deliver! I'm from the UK and an adsense publisher.
     
    romance, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    ImVickieB Berserker

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    #66
    Got mine too :) (in North Carolina)
     
    ImVickieB, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    sji2671 Self Made Mind

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    #67
    I'm gonna be really pissed if I dont get one :mad: , glad to hear adsense publishers in the UK are getting so I'll keep a look-out!
     
    sji2671, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    romance Well-Known Member

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    #68
    Good luck, got my USB light and optical mouse crossed for you ;)

    BTW, saw your sig link, I got a link request from www.buytattoo.com the other day. Not really related to any of my sites so i didn't reply, but you may want to send them an email for a link exchange
     
    romance, Dec 19, 2005 IP
  9. cray

    cray Peon

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    #69
    Yep I'm in the UK (very minor adwords spend but good Adsense) ;)

    Didn't get the headphones but did get same pouch plus Mouse, USB Hub, Torch and memory stick :) very nice suprise.
     
    cray, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    mattmdesign Well-Known Member

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    #70
    Still haven't received mine and I'm in Oregon. :(
     
    mattmdesign, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    sji2671 Self Made Mind

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    #71
    Yeak, I know the site, I dont really need any link exchanges, I think he must be spamming as I received about 8 emails from him from domains I own, I already get links from him just now.

    I am a fairly decent sized adsense publisher across all my sites so I'd be chuffed to get the freebie set.
     
    sji2671, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    crizatu Well-Known Member

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    This is the email I received from Google after asking if all publishers receive the gift:

    "Occasionally, Google may send promotional items to AdSense participants.
    Although we are not always able to extend these gifts to all of our
    publishers, please be aware that we are continually striving to offer you
    the best possible support, and your feedback is very helpful.

    We appreciate your understanding."

    I hope I will receive the gift next year :)
     
    crizatu, Dec 19, 2005 IP
  13. Will.Spencer

    Will.Spencer NetBuilder

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    #73
    I wonder if all Google employees have to go to a mandantory training class in "How to write a lot of words without actually saying anything."
     
    Will.Spencer, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    crizatu Well-Known Member

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    This is exactly what I was thinking when I got the email ...sad :(
     
    crizatu, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    Mia R.I.P. STEVE JOBS

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    #75
    I got that last year, and when I saw the big box on my desk tonight after 250 + miles of fixing this and fixing that I thought, "damn, the book got thicker."

    Looks like I got the bit of kit as well. Cool stuff... There has to be over $100 easy (retail) worth of items here. Very nice! Very, very nice indeed!!!
     
    Mia, Dec 19, 2005 IP
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    rustybrick User ID 3

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    #76
    I got mine, in NY, yesterday.
     
    rustybrick, Dec 20, 2005 IP
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    #77
    im from canada EH!!
    and im on both adsence and adwords
    and i just got my google gift.... and no invoice

    Merry Christmas google....
    thanks
     
    bloodwrath, Dec 20, 2005 IP
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    #78
    Got the same thing - must have to do with how much you spend on adsense - we spent over $100,000 last year.
     
    Big Richard, Dec 20, 2005 IP
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    #79
    I just got mine today. I remember when google used to send out cheap ass beach towels. Going public and raking in the cash really has paid off in terms of christmas presents :)

    I think my google gifts have been
    1 beach towel
    1 32 (maybe 64) meg flash drive -- I didn't even know what it was at first
    1 color changing radio
    1 kit of bunch of stuff, mouse, flash drive, light, etc.

    Definitely gifts are on an upward swing. Maybe one year we'll all get cars LOL
     
    lorien1973, Dec 20, 2005 IP
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    bloodwrath Active Member

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    #80
    you made over $100,000 last year on adsence or
    you spend $100,000 last year on adwords?
    or did u use both
     
    bloodwrath, Dec 20, 2005 IP