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Ibles is sending me a post card!!!!? Answered

i got a messege saying there going to send me a instructables holloween post card? di anyone else get this

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Best Answer 11 years ago

It seemed legit, in that it looked like it was sent from Ibles HQ's. I didn't really think to question it.

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pie popper
pie popper

Answer 11 years ago

i got 2??!! did any one else get 2?

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Bartboy
Bartboy

Answer 11 years ago

Yes... The second one just says to ignore the first.

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pie popper
pie popper

Answer 11 years ago

i replied to both... i didn't really get it. so i think i'm getting two of them!

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Re-design
Re-design

11 years ago

It smells fishy to me. Why would they pay postage to send out cards to our real address. Why not just give us all a patch or send something via email? I think those who send in the addresses are going to get a lot of junk mail soon. I hope that's all.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

Answer 11 years ago

Promotion. Low-cost attempt to encourage folks to continue contributing. After all, in some very real sense those of us who write instructables and provide answers really are the "product" Instructables is selling; without the volunteer contributors, the site would be a fraction of its current size and popularity. And, yeah, I suspect they do want to authenticate the participant distribution. That's useful info when they're trying to sell advertising space on the site (and/or when trying to find folks to sponsor contests). But I'm not particularly interested in a postcard. Not unless there's something particularly interesting about the card that they haven't told us.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Answer 11 years ago

0_o Cynical Man is cynical.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

Answer 11 years ago

Guilty as charged; comes of having an advertising executive in the family.

If it's appealing more to other folks, that's great -- consider me an outlier.



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Zaphod Beeblebrox
Zaphod Beeblebrox

Answer 11 years ago

i got mine and it came with stickers woooo!!!!!!!!!!     :)

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albylovesscience
albylovesscience

Answer 11 years ago

mee to i got it yesterday and it is signed by eric the CEO of the site

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V-Man737
V-Man737

Answer 11 years ago

There's a microchip under the stamp containing a secret video message from Eric. Good luck figuring out how to read it, I happen to have a microchip-reader-video-player device already.

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Zaphod Beeblebrox
Zaphod Beeblebrox

Answer 11 years ago

postcards are physical you can tuch an d feel them you can lose them too

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

11 years ago

Seems like everyone gets a card.

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XOIIO
XOIIO

11 years ago

Instructables says i got top votes and they wanted to send me a card. What does top votes mean?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 11 years ago

Ignore the top votes PM.

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albylovesscience
albylovesscience

Answer 11 years ago

i realy dont know but i have been here for like a year and have gotten a reasonable amount of hype

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orksecurity
orksecurity

11 years ago

Got the same offer, or actually two different offers. Declined.

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jtobako
jtobako

11 years ago

I think that instructables is looking for a way to tell where people are so that they can target-market effectively-that is, they can sell time/space to advertisers not that they are going to sell the list.

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Gorfram
Gorfram

11 years ago

Yup, me too. The message said that either it was because of something nice I did, or because Robot just likes me.

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seandogue
seandogue

11 years ago

Yah. I got that note too.