questionsis anybody else addicted to free stuff?

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I use this site for freebies: http://hunt4freebies.com/

and this site for coupon deals and match ups: http://hip2save.com/

At Walmart with the right coupon you can get tons of stuff for free and even get money back to shop if your coupon exceeds the price of the item.

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As I've signed up to receive a few fre samples, I'm now curious and want to ask those who have had more experience with this under their belt: will too many free samples lead to an excess in junk mail or telemarketers?

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Love my freebies! Just received my Stella Artois chalice a couple of days ago and my Bacardi Oakheart stein about 2 weeks ago. I just signed up for a free mug. I have gotten travel size deodorants, razors, dog food, k-cups, body spray, t-shirts, and assorted other freebies. It is always fun to come home and find something cool in the mailbox.

@dmaz: I always give my spam email address for the freebies. Even when I tell them they can contact me for my opinions, I haven't been bombarded with junk mail and lots of times, the people sending the freebie don't even contact me. Nor do I receive real junk mail, either.

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@dmaz I do get a fair amount of junk, but I do sign up for hundreds of freebies a year. Usually, after I get said freebie, I unsubscribe in emails I get from them, unless they offer more stuff on a regular basis. There is a lot to be had on Facebook as well, I have over 2000 likes, but it is well worth it. I have so many trial and travel size things, I could probably go for 5 months without shopping.

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Have to ask, what is the BEST freebies any one has gotten? Lately, I got a 12 pack of K cups from two different companies, and about 6 different free name brand shirts that were slightly mis-printed.

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i love freebies very much,i always keep attention on them!

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I'm only addicted to really expensive things.

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I went through a stint where I sent off for a lot of free things. From Vitamin C to magazines to LCD cleaner. If it was free, I'd get it. Some was useful, some wasn't.. I didn't care. I just wanted the free stuff. Free tampon sample? Sure.. I'll take that.. it's free! I don't need another calendar, but I'll take a free one if offered. What I loved, was the erratic wait times for things. I'd forget I ordered something, then boom.. suddenly there's that free deodorant sample in the mailbox.

But, for about a year now, I haven't done too many free things. Somehow, I still get free magazines. But, I'm calmed down on the freebies since I didn't use a lot of them. If you need some Emergen-C... I may have a box full, next to my 300 "pocket" Constitutions.

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@eviloverlord333 and @sadsephiroth
Thanks for e inside scoop! It's good knowing that most of the spam that I'd deal with is controllable :)

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@kmeltzer: For several years September 17 (Constitution Day) I bought and gave away free pocket-sized copies of the Constitution to my co-workers, till for some odd reason I was officially asked not to do so. Even now, newer co-workers occasionally say so-and-so told them I might still have an extra copy and are really happy to be given one.

You'd be surprised how many people would be thrilled to have a free copy -- ask around.

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@magic cave: I send in enough for my daughter's class, every year with her to school. I also use them as stocking stuffers, and "favors" during July 4th get-togethers.

I like having them around, and whenever I see them being given away, I still send for them :-)

One year I got some from the Heritage Foundation, and the teacher wrote me and said a parent complained. I told him he has the freedom to rip off the back of the booklet (the only place that says Heritage Foundation), and the parent would know that.. if he read it. No other complaints, though.

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@kmeltzer: :::nodding::: I bought my last batch from a political organization with whom I disagree pretty much across the board. (I wouldn't usually send money (even for a purchase) to them, but the price was so very low I figured it was at-cost.) All their contact info was on the inside cover, just exactly the size of self-stick blank address labels from Office Depot, so I just covered it up before I gave them away. Nor free advertising for them!