[Free Stuff] Microsoft Games Playtest Program

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by NetRyder, Oct 11, 2004.

  1. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Had this page in my bookmarks for a while...just haven't signed up yet.
    Thought I'd share it with the rest of you. :D
    http://www.microsoft.com/playtest/
    Some of the freebies that you can get:
     
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  2. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Very nice... everything in the US. :(
    We never get anything nice in the UK.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    The enrollment form has a field for "Country Code (if outside of the U.S.)" The "State/Province" field also includes Canadian provinces.
    Not sure what that means, but it might be worth a try.
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Also, just to let people know, these things from MS usually do work. ;)
    There was a more exclusive (you had to be selected, and that one was U.S. only) study that they conducted in early September, and they sent me a free Office 2003 Pro box ($499 retail value)
    So yes, it's worth the shot, at least for those of you living in the U.S.
     
  5. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    Just signed up, let's see if Dutch participants are also eligable to playtest :D
     
  6. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    hmm, lets see, i bet they have one in saudi arabia:p
     
  7. NetRyder

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    You don't have to participate in the actual playtest event to get one of the gifts. If you're selected for an online survey and you complete it, you might still be able to get something - the only question is whether MS will ship the gifts outside the U.S.
     
  8. It's oh so true
    :(
     
  9. Grandmaster

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    I could always do with an extra copy of Halo, or XP Pro :p Going to sign up in a few... Thanks!

    edit: Signed up. So I understand that they will either call me or email me?
     
  10. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    thanks for the link.
     
  11. NetRyder

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    Yeah, email most likely.
     
  12. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Well, I signed up. I've been on a few of MicroSquish's lists, so we'll see if this one pans out. :D
     
  13. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    ok i signed up. i hope this isn't a hoax!
     
  14. ~bk

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    Sweet! Will sign-up soon. Thanks NetRyder. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  15. Tuffgong4

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    it is by no means a hoax!

    the one question I do have is when do you find anything out from them?
     
  16. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    I actually tested AOM down in Austin. Was fun as hell. Man, their offices are amazing. Try to imagine a computer cluster with all the latest gaming equipment/chairs etc, arcades, pool tables, ping pong tables, free dinners, free drinks, free snacks. A bank of TVs displaying all the computers in a cluster...and they paid me to do this.... :D
     
  17. Grandmaster

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    You have no idea how jealous I am...you lucky **** :D
     
  18. Tittles

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    linky doesnt work
     
  19. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    It's your connection. ;)
     
  20. Tittles

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    Toshay