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#1 Drclaw411

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:02 AM

So here is an interesting idea. You pay about $20 per month, and you get a Loot Crate. What's a Loot Crate? It's basically a box that gets mailed to you every month, filled with video game swag. Everything from "zombie jerky" to video game t-shirts to the Mario energy drink to Avengers cologne. Every month is different, but not random--meaning everybody gets the same things in their crate for the month. So your friend wont get a Zelda t-shirt while you get a Duke Nukem figure. It will be the same thing.

I think it's an interesting concept and figured i'd share.

http://www.lootcrate.com/welcome/index
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#2 Scorch

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:08 AM

Looks like a collection of small things that I'd never buy otherwise

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#3 Wario64

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:09 AM

$13.37? really?

#4 lupe guillotine

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:11 AM

Well, they do sale you trails of products. So yeah. I always did like The Right Stuff mystery $25 item. Except for The Legend of the Legendary Heroes.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:12 AM

Perky jerky?

#6 Alamo

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#7 Derextreme

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:26 AM

that box looks pretty "meh". the drink, powder, and zelda mints i've seen at 5 below for $1-2. i doubt the glasses and the stache cost them that much more. i'm going to keep an eye on the site, but that box doesn't do anything for me.

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#8 Umair56

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:28 AM

No one said the neckbeard basement nerd life style was cheap!
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#9 georox

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:31 AM

Nothing shown adds up to being worth it.

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#10 Drclaw411

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:37 AM

another one...this one actually has a $20 gift card for some website


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#11 Drclaw411

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:45 AM

and another...


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#12 mitch079

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 05:06 AM

http://www.lootcrate...ega_crate/index

One lucky person gets something sweeeeet.

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#13 georox

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 05:23 AM

http://www.lootcrate...ega_crate/index

One lucky person gets something sweeeeet.


And everyone else gets screwed! Yay!

I'd rather go buy a real lottery ticket.

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#14 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 05:49 AM

for $10 shipped maybe $20 seems like a ripoff

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#15 jay_remedy

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 05:54 AM

And everyone else gets screwed! Yay!

I'd rather go buy a real lottery ticket.


How does everyone else get screwed?

I kinda like the idea behind this, still debatin on whether I should sign up.

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#16 pwnthee

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:04 AM

So basically they somehow round up a bunch of promotional stuff, much of which is probably sent to them free, then they turn around and sell it in "mystery boxes" to a bunch of suckers customers.

This deal isn't for me.
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#17 Sonne

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:05 AM

Good idea, and I'm glad you brought it up so we could see this idea. But the stuff all looks like things I'd keep in a drawer for years and try to give away when it was time to move.

#18 anarch

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:07 AM

Eh...

#19 StryderOmega

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:15 AM

Eeeehhh... It kind of interests me for the things that are actually worth $20 (like the D3 t-shirt). But this month's crate has jack sh*t. Can't run that risk for $20.

#20 ohnoitschris

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:24 AM

Hate to be a pessimist but these bags of crap-style sales are always just a lot of random stuff someone along the line couldn't sell, so they just hype them up to nerds. Brilliant way to sell junk, but man some people get too excited over the dumbest stuff.

#21 mrspicytacoman

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:25 AM

OR you can send me 20 bucks a month via paypal and i'll send you a video of me spending your money on video games and beer...in a crate

#22 Angry Man

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:30 AM

And this is supposed to be a deal... how? Because all I see in this is flushing money down the toilet.

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#23 sittinghawk3

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:32 AM

Yea, this thing sucks. A couple bucks for the food and a couple bucks for "collectibles" for 13.xx, then they overcharge for 6 bucks for shipping. Its nice when your youtube channel brings enough traffic to make it free, otherwise garbage.

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#24 M3wThr33

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:33 AM

I've been burned before by $10-mystery-box sites. There's no way this is worth it. At best you'll get posters and leftover paper goods.

#25 ryanflucas

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:07 AM

If this was filled with random monthly Lego, I'd be all over it.

#26 Blade

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:18 AM

and another...


Drclaw, do you just love this because Raychul did a promo with them? I bet you do, you sly bosom fellow... ;) :lol:

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:31 AM

Wow. That girl in that video is (expletive) annoying. Anyways, it looks like a bunch of crap thrown in a box that has little value. My girlfriend actually is signed up for a few subscription make up boxes (birch box, i think?) but at least the things they put in those (at least from she's told me are worth the cost and sometimes even more retail).

So, my opinion.. This sucks and the money would be better off signing up for Gamefly or buying a used game.

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#28 burz88

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:03 AM

If they throw that girl in a crate with some duct tape to put over her mouth, I'm in.

#29 Bosamba

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:12 AM

If they throw that girl in a crate with some duct tape to put over her mouth, I'm in.


If she was seriously trying to draw attention to the deal and not herself, she would have worn a more conservative top and not bleach blonde her hair. I wonder how much she's getting paid to shill this junk?

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#30 eXiON

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:12 AM

Kinda off-topic, but now I'm interested in that video with Raychul girl..


... Do you guys know a good place where I could buy a glass display that looks similar to that?

Actually a serious question I promise! Lol, been wanting a nice looking glass display but not exactly where I could find one for a good moderate price.