One Man's Trash...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dekades, Jun 24, 2019.


Would You Be Interested in Used Product Giveaways?

Poll closed Jul 1, 2019.
  1. Yes! Treausre!

  2. No. Trash!

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  1. Dekades

    Dekades Community Cowboy Staff Member


    Every so often I come across perfectly working, abandoned peripherals in the office. Some are old, some have suffered some cosmetic injuries but are still in good working order and many of them aren't boxed.

    Would you be interested in them as giveaways?
  2. Tolini

    Tolini New Member

  3. Rox598

    Rox598 Keyblade Master

    Can I have one of Mins Razer hoodies?

    Doesn't need to be abandoned just ya know offer to hang it up and just not give it back.

    In all seriousness recycling is good! Long as it works I don't see this as a problem whatsoever.
  4. SukiSuki16

    SukiSuki16 Well-Known Member

    I'd be down for used products even if they have some minor damage on the outside but as long as they work, I think it would be a great idea.
  5. Lafar

    Lafar Well-Known Member

    I think it'd be great!
    Only caveat I can see is how this could be spun into negative PR. Don't want this to be a thing that says "Razer is too cheap to give away new products lol".

    How can we prevent something like that? What if the product happens to be broken (or breaks during the shipping process)?

    Maybe sell these products for discounted Silver?
    Have a raffling system? (Where users can either enter a raffle for a new product, or the used one.)
  6. PT.Singer

    PT.Singer Jedi Master

    Yeah, especially if it's something that I don't have ... or something that I would be ok with giving to my son or daughter as their first actual Razer peripheral (they don't get to touch my stuff yet).
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  7. sydneato

    sydneato Member

    my heart yearns for razer merch that i can wear to work so that i can continue to rep the cult of razer amongst all my corsair-loving co workers
    8lec_R likes this.
  8. Firebat246

    Firebat246 The One

    One man's trash is another man's treasure :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
    2ez4Bm8, 8lec_R, .Surf. and 2 others like this.
  9. BlackFireDragon

    BlackFireDragon Well-Known Member

    I dont see any thing to say no. If we see other brands like Apple that cheack device give new papers and box and sell it for money :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: But in this case device will be a giveaway so lucky member of forum can win something that can imrove he's/her setup :)
  10. Razer11353

    Razer11353 New Member

    Hey! I would just like to say, I love that you are enthusiastic to give back to the community. I love Razer and hope that you do decide to give things away. Of course if you decide not to, it is your choice. I look forward to hearing more on this. Thank you for caring about the community! I love RAZER!
  11. PT.Singer

    PT.Singer Jedi Master

    One man's trash is another man's come up!:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
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  12. gamalaptop

    gamalaptop New Member

    It is often called "The old of the new people".
    8lec_R, Firebat246 and .Surf. like this.
  13. TK-1987

    TK-1987 Well-Known Member

    But if the giveaway is just to our Insider Forums would that really be an issue? I mean free is free in my eyes. And so long as it's good working products I think alot of people would love to get something that is newer and better than what they have. If this was something being posted on the Razer main store site as a giveaway I'd totally agree. I think it would be safe. :wink_:
    8lec_R and .Surf. like this.
  14. BlackFireDragon

    BlackFireDragon Well-Known Member

    I think if someone have a issue will not enter giveaway but most people will be glad to win something :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
    8lec_R likes this.
  15. PT.Singer

    PT.Singer Jedi Master

    I feel a song coming on ... (to the tune of Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)

    I'm gonna raise my hand
    Gonna take whatever Dekades' tossin'
    I'm I'm a huntin'
    Lookin' for a come up
    Razer's freakin' awesome

    Walk onto the bus in the land of the big spider
    I'm so pumped, just got some free stuff from Insider
    RGB keyboard, with a dope wrist rest
    BlackWidow Chroma (v2?) yeah, it's best
    Gaming mice, different styles, addin' to the war machine
    Quartz/pink, 'cept my Razer keys, yeah those are green
    Draped in a early style of Razer tee that I won
    Prob'ly should have washed it, but I just had to put it on ... but damn, maybe worn by Min?!?!

    Baggin' em, grabbin' em, I don't care the sensor is a laser
    Long as they're not broken and the THS means they're from Razer
    Bummy and grungy, damn Dekades, could have used a wipe, no
    I'm not lookin' in the horse's mouth, nah, I ain't one to gripe
    I'ma take your Master's style, I'ma take your Master's style
    No, really, ask your CEO: can I have his hand-me-downs?
    Razer Rising Hoodie that someone discarded
    Razer Rogue Backpack smells like someone just f*rted
    Don't want a broken keyboard, don't want a broken keypad
    'Kay maybe just for my collection, you give me that
    Hello, hello, my triple-headed logo
    No gaming brand's got you beat, ah hell no
    I could make an old BlackWidow get some re-use
    Switch-heads be like, "Man, he got the Cherry Blues"

    I'm gonna raise my hand
    Gonna take whatever Dekades' tossin'
    I'm I'm a huntin'
    Lookin' for a come up
    Razer's freakin' awesome

    **That's all I got tonight - just had to get it out**

    In case some of the references have people like, "huh?" ...
    "the land of the big spider" ~ I currently live in Australia, home of the huntsman - look it up
    "the sensor is a laser" ~ obviously referring to the laser sensor in some mice, like my go-to the Naga Epic Chroma
    "Man, he got the Cherry Blues" ~ the BlackWidow keyboard from 2010 used Cherry MX Blues ... he said "some are old", but not HOW old. ;)
    1321313134, 8lec_R and Dekades like this.
  16. jakw0lf

    jakw0lf Well-Known Member

    That's actually good in case people like collecting stuff and the product is in a decent shape when its sent as giveaway.
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  17. 8lec_R

    8lec_R New Member

    Please, send me some. I have a $10 mouse and keyboard combo :slightly_sad:
    I just won a giveaway, and I'm just 3000 zsilver away from getting myself a brand new mouse and keyboard.
    If I cannot win a giveaway, can I maybe, ya know, perhaps, pretty please, please get 3000 zsilver...

    That would make it possible for me to finally upgrade and just get a bit less bad at games :)
    0V3R_K1LL likes this.
  18. T21STCPG

    T21STCPG Well-Known Member

  19. Milagroso

    Milagroso Member

    But how or what are the terms for the giveaway and what are the items exactly? I feel like you mean maybe Lenovo or some other branded item from a company that's in use and you would like to giveaway to more unfortunate or other persons. Not really Razer equipment per say.
  20. c3lls

    c3lls New Member

    So, when is the giveaway? ^^
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