October 17, 2004
Free Stuff: The Internet's New Craze
How would you like a free iRiver H320? Maybe a free TiVo or ReplayTV is more your style. If watching your favorite shows on the go is your thing, then a free portable media center sounds about right. No, these are not scams, schemes, or hoaxes - they are the real deal. And it's the latest craze sweeping the internet. Not convinced? Click on one of the links above, and sign up. You will be on your way to expensive electronics at no cost to you. We take a closer look after the jump.
Many a Gear Live reader has been the recipient of a free iPod, free flatscreen TV or monitor, and recently a free Dell Dimension PC. We have many articles showcasing the Gratis Internet websites advertising the promotions. Many thought they were scams, and paid no attention. That is until their friends started receiving expensive electronics in the mail, at no cost to them.
Gratis Internet has been around for quite some time, giving out free DVD's, CD's, and even condoms. They recently took a gamble and decided to start giving out high priced items in exchange for referals. Word of mouth, rather than advertising, has paid off for Gratis Internet. Many other websites have decided to follow suit, trying to one up Gratis Internet's business model. There have been many small time acts, but recently one group of sites caught our attention. Not only do they give you a free item upon completing your referal requirements, but extra referals earn you a bonus gift!
PVPs4Free allows you to choose from an Archos AV420, iRiver PMP-120, Creative Zen Portable Media Center, or a 10" Samsung portable DVD player. The bonus gift here is a choice between Shure E2C headphones, or a $100 MusicMatch gift certificate.
MP3Players4Free offers a choice between an iRiver H320, a Rio Carbon, a 20 GB iPod, or an iPod mini with your choice of color. Earn a free gift, and you can choose between an iTrip, an iBeam Laser Flashlight, or a $20 iTunes or MusicMatch gift certificate.
Finally, DVRs4Free offers the latest 80 Hour Series2 TiVo, or 80 hour Replay TV. Earn a free gift, and you can choose between a Harmony Remote 688 or a 6 Month TiVo subscription.
It will be interesting to see how these offers do compared to those tried and true Gratis Internet offers. The links above will allow you to sign up and get started on your way toward free gear. If you sign up under any of the links above, we will post your referal link right here in this article for all to see.
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Here is my referral link for the PVPs4Free:
Thanks a lot for putting my link up!!
Posted by: Daniel P at October 24, 2004 01:48 PM
Hey, this is the new craze of the net. Here is my PVPS4Free link:
http://www.pvps4free.com/default.aspx?r=3433 to sign up.
Posted by: Jon Huang at October 24, 2004 01:54 PM
Hello, please use my referral link. Thank you.
Posted by: MrWhirly at October 24, 2004 04:30 PM
hurry up and get your referrals before everyone gets in on this!!!!!
if you want a gmail invite ill give you one if you email me and i get credit for your completed offer
Posted by: Dayseven at October 24, 2004 07:18 PM
hey got your email and heres my link for the 4Free items conga.
heres my mp3 player link - http://www.mp3players4free.com/default.aspx?r=3187
Posted by: yomamasucka024 at October 25, 2004 12:08 PM
Howdy! Here is my awesome mp3players link:
Thank you for clicking!
Posted by: Chloe at October 26, 2004 03:41 PM
hey. here is my link:
please sign up, i need this so bad! thanks!
Posted by: Alex at October 27, 2004 02:29 PM
Please Use this link
Posted by: Erik at October 27, 2004 09:53 PM
Thank you Gearlive!
I cant wait to get my Tivo!
Sign up here - http://www.dvrs4free.com/default.aspx?r=2481
Posted by: g0nzo at October 27, 2004 09:57 PM
Hey, I turned green after using the referal links in this story. Here's my referal link:
Posted by: mxmxmx at October 28, 2004 11:07 PM
signed up and completed 10/18.
Posted by: rolandcs at November 4, 2004 07:23 AM
Ok; i signed up under a link on the article PVP4FREE site, and just got cretited for doing Stamps.com
My email: email@example.com
My Ref Link: http://www.pvps4free.com/default.aspx?r=3165
Offer Complted: Stamps.com
Posted by: xcaret at November 4, 2004 01:11 PM
Email Used: firstname.lastname@example.org
Offer: Blockbuster Online
Posted by: carrerf at November 4, 2004 08:48 PM
Thanks for posting this
Posted by: Trv at November 13, 2004 11:45 AM
Hey! ^__^ I just signed up for this lovely service and if you would be so kind as to use my refferal link, I will be glad to send to a gmail invite or something else of your choice (Electronically.. like a freeware game.. or something. >>) upon confirmation. Thank you.
Posted by: Jenn at November 15, 2004 01:34 PM