August 24, 2004
Free iPod Update (and Free LCD Monitor or Television)

Thanks to referrals from friends and LHB readers, I was able to place an order Friday for a free 20 gig iPod through FreeiPods.com. The order is being processed, and should be released to the vendor (Ecost.com) in the next day or two. Many thanks to all who helped, I'm just hoping the company remains solvent and reputable until everyone who jumped through the hoops is rewarded. I'll be rotating free iPod referral links as my referrals fill their requirements.

I have started the company's other promotion, a free 17" flat screen monitor, LCD television, 27" television or TV/VCR/DVD player at FreeFlatScreens.com. This is a similar promotion, but you need 8 referrals instead of the 5 required for an iPod. I'm giving this a try, fulfilling my offer obligation with the 99 cent Real Rhapsody trial (which I will probably cancel after getting credit). If you are in a particularly giving mode and want to try this promotion, please use my referral code. I'll rotate people who sign up under me once I fulfill my 8 referrals on both the LHB main page and on my individual archives. Thanks again. One warning: after signing up for the Free Flat Screens offer, spam messages started piling up in the mailbox I used to sign up, so use a spamtrap e-mail address or something with a good spam filter.

Addendum: the company has started a Free Desktop PC promotion!

Posted by david on August 24, 2004
Comments

Definitly post a picture of the ipod's arrival - even though I'm halfway through my referrals, I'm still skeptical!

Posted by: Kevin on August 24, 2004 09:24 AM

Okay, I jumped on this free ipod bandwagon a little late but I have a couple of questions. Do the people that you refer just have to sign up or do they have to complete an offer as well? And how are you all trading your referrals around, because I could help as being referred if someone else wouldn't mind me refering to them. Its like a big circle of free-stuff love.

Posted by: Patrick on August 24, 2004 10:11 AM

Can us Irish readers participate?

Posted by: Ronan on August 24, 2004 10:25 AM

The people who sign up have to also complete an offer, then once five referrals are credited with completing an offer (and you complete an offer), you can order an iPod. Then, the company verifies your referrals, places your order with their vendor (where I am now), and the vendor ships the iPod.

Feel free to post your referral link here.

Posted by: david on August 24, 2004 10:32 AM

The promotion is currently limited to the US, but I'm sure an EU variant will pop up soon.

Posted by: david on August 24, 2004 10:38 AM

if anyone would like to help me out, i'd be gracious:

http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=7591024

Posted by: chris on August 24, 2004 11:02 AM

This pyramid scheme has infiltrated my gmail with more spam than I care to admit. Enjoy the iPod, LHB. It was the least I could do for all the cool free downloads you link me to.

Posted by: Pleasant Plains on August 24, 2004 11:24 AM

http://www.FreeFlatScreens.com/default.aspx?referer=8293721

i just signed up for the flat screen thingy through your referral LHB...if anyone wants to help me out, i would be grateful as well. like he said, just use an email address you don't mine getting spammed, and cross your fingers it works.

Posted by: jake on August 24, 2004 11:57 AM

I would love to be helped out as well

http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=7707658

Posted by: patrick on August 24, 2004 12:14 PM

thanks for the update. I signed up last week and it's good to know that this is actually working.

need 4 more referrals if anyone is interested
http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=8135007

Posted by: sparky on August 24, 2004 01:12 PM

Well, if this works I'll eat my hat... or something. I signed up for an account using someone's referral link from the last post - if anyone could help me out I'd be eternally grateful! I've had a very difficult time trying to explain all of this to my friends...

http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=8158722

Posted by: Mrkgnao on August 24, 2004 01:33 PM

Ah man, they're totally going to run out of iPods by the time I get enough referral.

But I just signed up and if anybody else wants to sign up now I would appreciate it if you did it through my referall link:

http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=8229447

I'll return the favor to people who want flat screens since I can't fit one in my apartment or whatever.

THANKS!!!

Posted by: falconcrest on August 24, 2004 03:22 PM

I am 2 away... I am glad I could help as well. You have given me many great stories to read and links to amazing tunes. Keep it up :0)

http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=8121016

Posted by: midy on August 24, 2004 11:55 PM

I only need one more!!!! So close....so close....

If you help me, ill give you my first born.


http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=8137395

Posted by: andypants on August 25, 2004 09:30 AM

gmail invites for people who fully joined
http://www.FreeDesktopPC.com/default.aspx?referer=8338144
http://www.freeipods.com/default.aspx?referer=7180405


Posted by: Jason on August 25, 2004 07:54 PM

http://flexagon.org/freeipod

Posted by: raja on August 26, 2004 04:19 AM

Please help me out

http://www.freeiPods.com/default.aspx?referer=8456665

Posted by: Sparky on August 30, 2004 01:52 PM
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