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Charities frequently send out unsolicited "gifts" as donation enticements. Address labels, notepads, calendars, etc., but what's the strangest thing you've ever received from a charity seeking a donation?

What's the strangest thing you've gotten in the mail?


 

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I got a $5 bill from some survey company, along with what looked like a cross between a grade school workbook and a good size town phonebook. I was asked to rate hundreds of different products, everything from holdhold cleaners to automobiles. It would have taken hours to fill that thing out. I kept the $5 and pitched the survey.
 

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I got a $5 bill from some survey company, along with what looked like a cross between a grade school workbook and a good size town phonebook. I was asked to rate hundreds of different products, everything from holdhold cleaners to automobiles. It would have taken hours to fill that thing out. I kept the $5 and pitched the survey.
haha...so they had the idea to just pay ppl .50 cents an hour to work for them, huh?
 

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I've gotten a one dollar bill as well. ;er
i just figured they either had a surplus in the bank that wasnt on the books they had to ditch real quick, or they took funds from the advertising dept. OR this was just one of the many hairbrained ideas that occasionally slips through a corporate meeting somehow...lol... having sat in a few of those i will say they are plentiful.
 

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i just figured they either had a surplus in the bank that wasnt on the books they had to ditch real quick, or they took funds from the advertising dept. OR this was just one of the many hairbrained ideas that occasionally slips through a corporate meeting somehow...lol... having sat in a few of those i will say they are plentiful.
i did want to add though, I dont think any idea is necessarily bad, just some are not fully thought out, and im sure MR. Potato head will vouch for me on that..................
 

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Here's the outfit that sent the money/survey.
Actually, its quite fitting it would be that type service to try something like that. consumer affairs, sales, etc.. are specialists in subliminal messaging, hypnotic type practices (anchoring), etc... sales is strong with those type tactics, body posture, control, desks being higher than the clients.... crazy stuff like that.