questionshave you ever actually gotten anything from a…

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Yeah, I drink way too much diet coke, and have gotten stuff from the MyCokeRewards program.

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Yeah, I've had some decent success:

(1) With MyPoints, I've gotten airline miles, about $150 in Starbucks cards, and a $25 Southwest Airlines gift card.

(2) I won an iPod Nano from a local radio station that awarded points for rating music, commercials, etc. and let you enter the points in sweepstakes. That was the single highest value item I've received.

(3) eRewards has been very lucrative in terms of airline miles, hotel points, and free magazine subscriptions.

(4) I collect the points from MyCokeRewards at my office (don't drink them myself) and redeem them for swag (DVD of the Simpsons season 13, mag subscriptions, tshirts) and for stuff for the kids' school.

(5) I am also a hotel rewards program whore. that's how I get free nights for family vacations...

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Credit card rewards: cash back, ~1.3% on average, or "points" used to buy gift cards, at about 1% back. Last year got back about $350, but it was a rough year. Usually get back more, about $500.

BJ's rewards card: 2% back only good on stuff from BJ's (pays for the BJ's membership plus maybe $20).

The various collect the number from the bottle caps type rewards programs are a complete waste of time. I don't travel or use hotels enough for these to matter to me (once I've gotten a free night).

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i have an amazon rewards card that I use for pretty much everything. I've only had it a few months and already have used about $45 in rewards (4500 points) on their site.

And I never got anything, either, for all those points collected from chips bags. :)

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I have a chase freedom card. 1% cash back on everything and 5% cash back on a quarterly rolling schedule. Right now its movie theaters, department stores, and dining. Next quarter it will be grocery stores. No minimum to withdraw. I usually save it up and spend it at Christmas time.

Also have one of those amazon rewards cards. I use it for amazon (3%) and dining (2%, only during the 3/4 of the year that "Dining" isn't the 5% cat on my freedom card).

All in all, it saves me some cash for nothing.

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Credit Card Rewards - FTW

Bought a big chunk of my latest gaming rig with saved up cash-back.

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I travel a ton for work and the Holiday Inn Priority Club pays for all of my home renovations. I just redeemed my points for $800 in home depot gift cards. Not sure if that was what kind of program you were talking about. When I was a little bit younger I gave all of my Marlboro points to a friend and he got a nice windbreaker...and I got smoker's cough.

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Got a 50" 1080p Samsung Plasma with my AmEx Membership Rewards program points!

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Frequent flyer miles, hotel rewards points, and thinkgeek points are all pretty badass.

I still have Camel Cash and Marlboro Miles from when I used to smoke, hoping they revive the program so I can use them. I know it's not gonna happen, but I can't seem to throw them out...

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Frequent flyer & hotel points -- I've traveled WAY too much for work, but fortunately haven't paid for personal travel in a while.

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Lots of times most notably is best buy for every something like $235 or something I spend I get $5.00 back.
Also with my credit card I save a small % for every purchase.

Lastly, and most recently I've been using ebates which I just got paid $14.00 for buying some shoes and a cheap airplane ticket for a friend who doesn't have a credit card.

So not only did I save the money the credit card gives me I also get the money ebates gives me. Both aren't much but hey it adds up. Plus it pays for a new video game every now and then that I don't have to feel guilty about buying since it didn't cost me anything.

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All the time -

My Coke Rewards - free stuff (drinks and swag)
Staples Rewards - lots of free stuff (buy batteries, paper, flash drives - get 100% back in rewards)
Discover Card - 1% cash back on everything I buy and extra 5%-50% more with partners (loved the $40 Shell gas cards for only $20)
Fred Meyer's Rewards(NW store like Target super store or Walmart Super centers) - 10¢ off per gallon for every $100 spent and every quarter they send me a reward card based upon the purchases I made ($10 - $30)
AT&T Extracash - to buy reduced price items and coupons for local attractions
Regal Rewards - free drinks, popcorn and movie tickets

I LOVE getting free stuff!

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Chase and Discover card points - yep, got 'em and use 'em!
Airline frequent flyer programs - I travel a lot for work, collect the points, then fly for free on personal trips (usually first class!).
Hotel guest programs - ditto, ditto, then stay for free on personal trips.

:)

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Sounds like my coke rewards is a pretty popular program.

Freaking US Bank, doing away with rewards on their debit cards.

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I got a 24" Monitor thanks to my Bag of Crap rewards program once!

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Close to/over $1000 in rewards from credit card programs.

Free smoothee from Smoothee King.

5% of gas purchases.

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With my Chase Freedom, about twice to three times a year we get a $200 check. We pay everything we can w/ cc, and pay it off every month. We take advantage of all the 5% bonuses they do.

I basically look at it as they pay me $600 a year to use their Credit Card.

Along with what @theoneill55 said,

With fred meyer rewards, I get $0.10 off / gallon for every $100 spent there. So my gas is almost always $0.10 cheaper. That saves me about $5/month (not a ton, but savings is savings)

And Regal Rewards I get free movies what seems like every third movie I go to.

I did the swagbucks.com search engine thing for a couple months. Got about $60 in amazon gift cards simply by using their crappy search engine. Not sure why I stopped using it, was an easy way to get free money for browsing around on the internet.

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I mainly take surveys for Amazon gift card codes. Does that count?

On Opinionoutpost.com, I have claimed over $300 in Aamzon Gift Card codes, just for telling people I dont like their products. :D

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We use a Disney Visa and always use the Disney points when we are in the parks.

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Freebirds Fanatic Rewards!

Of course it helps if you eat there all the time like me. :-)
They give bonus point all the time, sometimes for promotions and sometimes at random it seems.

You can redeem point for food, or merch like T-Shirts!

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Most of my rewards have been stated already (Credit Card stuff - mine all get paid off monthly too, so it's a little bit of cash back for pretty much nothing)

The other one that has really panned out pretty well for me is, same as the OP, Disney Movie Rewards - I've gotten five or six blu-rays out of it (not always spectacular titles, but fun stuff), and even a few movie tickets. I don't buy every title that comes out, but I do buy a few favourites when they're on a really good sale, and then I just use the points from family and friends who are too lazy to use theirs! :)

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I order an ornament from Disney movie rewards every christmas! They are always super cute, have the year on them and always make it befire christmas :-D

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Bing rewards. I've received over $30 in Xbox points just for doing searches on Bing. I use Chrome for all of my internet browsing, but I try to open IE once a day, think of a song lyric or something else and type it in one letter at a time. You get a point for every 2 searches you do, and right now you can earn 10 points a day, plus 3 points for clicking on a featured search they have for the day. To get $5 in Xbox points (400 points), you need 500 points. You can also use the points for the standard reward program fare digital cameras, entries for vacations etc. For a couple minutes of my time each day, I think it's worth it.

Also, like everyone else I really like my Discover Card rewards program. Just recently, they made it so you can spend all of your reward dollars straight across on Amazon. Very cool program.

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I have an OfficeMax $50 reward certificate burning a hole through my desk. And I charge pretty much everything at my business w/ a CapitalOne card...get $50 every two or three months. I've gotten a crap ton of free blockbuster express rentals through eRewards. And I'm about to start using a Fidelity AMEX card that dumps 2% into my Roth IRA.

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I get rewards all the time, mostly from credit cards. When my company allowed us to get the miles from our travel, it got a couple of free trips. I still get a lot of free hotel days. I even won an iPod/cd/radio sound system from Sony rewards from playing Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy online. The iPod was free for credit card points.

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I've gotten:
numerous $25 and $50 restaurant gift cards from MyPoints
several thousand airline miles from Bing rewards
$70 in Amazon gift cards from Swagbucks
free plane tickets from US Bank's rewards program
Gamestop gift cards and airline miles from Erewards
And best of all: a stuffed Mickey Mouse in a 3 Musketeers outfit from Disney Movie Rewards

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eBay Bucks. I received $24 in credit toward items I purchased. MyCokeRewards, several magazine subscriptions. $80 from Citibank MC. A free stuffed animal from Big Fish Games for being a member for 1 year. That's just in the last month.

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I generally do almost all my Christmas shopping with Amex rewards points every year. Just use it for pretty much all purchases during the year and by December I got enough points to have a very nice holiday season.

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Have gotten over $200 with my Chase Freedom credit card and over $300 from 4Over(an online 4-color printer)

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I get stuff all the time. I have a free dinner at TGIFridays waiting right now, $25 in rewards at Best Buy I'm using on Battlefield 3, get all kinds of coupons and certificates from Toys R' Us too.

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The last thing I got with my American Express points was a Macbook Pro 13, had to pay $160 out of pocket. If you have a business you can rack up points like crazy buying product, and Amex has a huge selection of items. Best Buy points have been really good too, and easy to rack up buying stuff for work.

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A lot of people have mentioned the sames ones I already use like Discover and Amazon rewards. Both are pretty good if you charge a lot (sadly I do).

Some that I haven't seen mentioned are:

Office Depot - Has a very nice rewards program (better than Staples-which is good too). Fairly often, Office Depot will offer 100% back in rewards for certain items like batteries and coffee. I have several years supply of both currently.

Gamestop - I know a lot of people don't like Gamestop, but it has its good points. Their program is $10 or so per year and you get 10% off used game purchases, 10% extra trade-in credit, a subsription to Game Informer, and points that can be redeemed for in-store discounts or credits. Occasionally they will offer additional discounts to their rewards members such as $100 off a PS3 that I took advantage of a few months ago. Like any rewards program, you have to consider how to use it to your best advantage.

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Dave Ramsey said it best when he said, "No one ever got rich from a rewards program." His point was that often people overuse their credit card because they feel they are getting points/airline miles which gives a false sense of value when they are really spending extra money for 1% back on it.

I often find myself guilty of this. Rewards are a dangerous thing, but can also be nice if you keep it in moderation and don't place too much value on the rewards.

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Lots of them. Bing Reward is great.

Credit card points (with multipliers) for Amazon gift certificates; I must have over a thousand worth of gift certs from them from the past few years out of just points.

The trick is for you to CONSOLIDATE your rewards. Instead of spreading it out, use one that can aggregate the points, which will get to something.

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oh yes. I have an REI Visa and every year I get mad loot from REI. I pay off my balance every month, so I don't even lose out by paying on interest. My camping schwag is at an all time high.

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Starbucks Gold Card (free, BTW). Although my "usual" is a small plain brewed coffee, I go a little crazy with the free drink coupon they send me every 15 visits: largest size, multiple extra shots of espresso, extra whip cream, etc. It's a tasty occasional treat that would be around $7.00 if I had to pay for it!

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This year from AmEx: $500 worth of AmEx gift cards + $500 in Traveler's Cheques.
Since AmEx is a charge card rather than a credit card, I'm forced to pay it off each month. I put everything on it and keep my money in the bank earning its tiny bit of interest and then pay it off at the end of the month. Viola! No debt. LOTS of Rewards points.

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A couple of years ago I gave my best friend a round trip to Japan for his birthday with my frequent flyer points. I have also gotten the benefit of a few other programs, such as sharing Groupon links and Kohl's cash.Then there's the spontaneous gifts from Woot, which are awesome.