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March 30, 2006 - Bacon and Beef and Cheese, Oh My!

Things have been a little slow around here since my appearance on CNN. Maybe the companies that saw the interview are leery to send anything over now. Maybe they figure it will look like they're sending something over "just because of the interview". Maybe I'm over-analyzing the whole situation. Who knows. Anyway...

Today, UPS dropped by and handed over another box of dog goodies — and another strange look. This time, the company in question was Eight in One Pet Products (#50).

Eight in One sent over a letter and a big bunch of free dog treats — three different flavors of "Dingos", a couple of cups of "Yogies", and a bag of Dental Squares.

I checked the price of each product online, because I had absolutely no clue what any of that stuff actually cost... And it's worth a total of about $25. Not bad, not bad at all!

Thanks to Eight in One for the large sampling of dog goodies.

Changes to "The List"
A lot of people have suggested cross-referencing the list of companies with their responses to make it a little easier to navigate around the site. Well, I finally decided to get off my dead ass and do it, so now, each company that has sent over a response links directly to the day in which their response arrived in that big ol' grid full of companies up above. Hope you find it useful...

Freebies Summary
Who? What?
approx. $
Fellowes Four cans of compressed air $32.00
Carma Labs One jar of Carmex $1.29
Stash Tea Nine teabags $1.80
White Castle 19 burgers, 2 breakfast sandwiches, 2 orders of Chicken Rings $12.37
Airborne One free tube of Airborne $5.99
Reynolds Two 50-cent coupons $1.00
S.C. Johnson One free ($3 max.) Skintimate coupon $3.00
Church & Dwight Two $1 Arm & Hammer coupons $2.00
Pfizer Three 50-cent Purell coupons $1.50
Pepsi Pepsi pen, pencil, stickers, and gift catalog N/A
Biotene Free samples of gum, toothpaste, and mouthwash N/A
Burt's Bees Free stick of Burt's Bees $1.87
Dunkin Donuts Book of five $1 gift checks $5.00
Mercedes Benz Mercedes keychain $30.00
Eden Foods Pasta, tea, soymilk $9.54
Chicken of the Sea Two $2 coupons, one 25-cent coupon $4.25
Sanford Four pens $5.00
Gatorade (aka Pepsi) Three 60-cent coupons for Propel $1.80
Nestle Two coupons for Nestle candy $1.00
Max and Erma's A hat and travel cup $15.00
Dairy Queen Three $1 gift certificates $3.00
Del Monte Five coupons for dog snacks $5.25
Celestial Seasonings Three sample teabags, three coupons $5.60
Boston Market 33% of $50 coupon book $16.67
Campbell's Four 50-cent coupons $2.00
Energizer Three $1 coupons $3.00
Frito Lay Two 55-cent coupons $1.10
Nylabone A "Double Action Chew" with "Minty Fresh Center" (wolf size) $9.33
Brownberry Three $1 coupons $3.00
Riceland Three coupons $2.70
Eight in One Pet Products A bunch of free dog snacks $25.00
31 companies $211.06

Eight in One Pet Products