Has anyone really won any of those free pedal giveaways?

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  1. Rai

    Rai Member

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    Like Free Pedal Friday from Pro Guitar Shop, or from Prymaxe, etc.

    I'm (kinda) sure these are legit pedal giveaways but the names they announce make me suspicious lol
     
  2. dhdfoster

    dhdfoster Silver Supporting Member

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    Not sure about all the pedal giveaways, although I assume they are legit, but I won a guitar from Reverb, so I know their giveaways are for real.
     
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    I just saw Ivana Phre Peadel won a Prymaxe contest today... What suspicious about that? :)
     
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    Never won any after years and years of whoring out my email address and liking all these ****** pages.
     
  5. Dr.Picklebottom

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    I won a pedal from a guitar mag I used to subscribe to and I didn't even enter a giveaway. it was a son of kong (parametric eq/ boost), a $500 pedal I had absolutely no use for! I ended up selling it to another tgper for a fraction of what it was worth.

    premier guitar used to be a cool magazine bf they started doing those xmas lottery (stupid people tax) scams. I resented them knowing how easy itd be to exploit the sheer idiocy of the average guitarist. I thought it was appallingly exploitative of very simple people and stop subscribing and reading.
     
  6. Blue-moon

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    nothing. Fulltone's giveaways seem to be always won by people in Spain.
     
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    I don't think I've missed entering anything for years, nothing yet.
     
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    I won the boomerang looper from Prymaxe once. I had to find hidden text on easter. The thing showed up with scratches all over it. They Couldn't sell it as new. :lol:
     
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  9. Dr.Picklebottom

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    haha, that's prymaxe alright!
     
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  10. Drewcraft

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    I won a bass pedal, Ampeg SCR-DI from somewhere about 3 years ago - the 12 days of christmas pedal giveaway from Pedals and Effects
    Gave it to my daughter, she's the bass player
     
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    I've never won anything in my life and I enter contents for crap I don't even want.
     
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    I have stopped entering contests for things I don't really want--I don't want to use up my karma on something that I'd have no use for.
     
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    I won a Bennett Lowball and an EHX DMM back in the day.
     
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    I won one from TGP. It was a Bearfoot giveaway.
     
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    I should do the same. I don't care about karma but I do care about having more useless crap in my house.
     
  16. Kevy_Metal

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    There was someone around here who won a TC Electronic Flashback Mini (I think it was signed by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club) from one of their draws awhile back. Not long after they won and received it, I'm sure they put it up on Craigslist since it looked like the picture TC had on their website. I think it's now for sale and sitting in a display case at a local music store (Exile on Main). I'll have to double check it some time soon.

    http://www.tcelectronic.com/brmc-toneprints/

    Having said all that, a few years ago I won a Geezer Butler guitar strap from a company called Heavy Leather NYC. http://heavyleathernyc.com/product/geezer-butler-signature-strap/
     
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  17. silence.speaks

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    I "won" a Bad Cat Unleash V2, they extorted more info out of me and I never saw or heard a thing. These sweepstakes are just giant social media farming tactics & they make money off it.
     
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  18. Muzik4Machines

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    no, the province of quebec is always excluded from every online contest/giveaway because of some 50 years old law
     
  19. Blue-moon

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    spain isn't
     
  20. anxiousmofo

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    I won a nice synth VST (UVI Falcon) from the KVR Audio monthly giveaway. Not guitar related, but made me quite happy!
     

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