questionswhy no love for services.google.com?

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it looks like it doesn't like google.com at all. why is that?

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@jockovonred: Please give an example of the deal.

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@jockovonred: Maybe because Google and Woot's parent company are competitors in cloud computing?

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@marcoselmalo: Nothing so sinister really. I'd like to see an example of a deal before I give an opionion.

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@jumbowoot: I was trying to post a couple of things. One of them was to sign-up for google's notebook test drive: https://services.google.com/fb/forms/cr48basic/. It was a no go. Then I had a different deal entirely to another google address and it too failed. It slips me right now what the second URL was though.

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Not answering for @jumbowoot but all the links I've seen for google posted here have been to searches on their shopping link or to an image, neither of which are actual deals. The latter method was used by counterfeiter sellers to post deals.

I'm assuming a specific example of a direct deal from Google would be helpful.

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@jockovonred: The example you gave is closer to a contest than an actual deal even if it is free. A deal is a product for a price (even if the price is free) or a notification of a storewide or department wide sale. While that is a workable definition in most situations, we are willing to stretch a little to include some other cases. This would not be one of them.

Regarding Google in general, they are blacklisted because they do not function as a retailer of products. If that changes, we can lift the restriction at any time. Let us know if you have more examples of Google functioning as a retailer and we will happily reconsider.

My apologies for the delayed response.

Thanks @thunderthighs. Your response was spot on.