Free Samples???


I have signed up for so many free samples and never get over half of them. Maybe I am naive but I don't understand why they get you to sign up and then don't send the sample they promise! Here are some examples of what I signed up for but never received:
Uncle Earls Hand Soap, Tic Tacs, Red Bull, Cat gloves....and the list goes on and on. Am I the only one or does anybody else seem to have this happen too?
Jun 10, 2016 @ 12:49 am

23 Replies



No happens to me too.
But I've just started being active on here
Jun 10, 2016 @ 12:50 am


@janjan, that's how it works with free samples. I only received half of what I signed up for. Sometimes they run out of stock as well and will send when they have more stock, so it might take a while. I have received something I have signed up over 6 months ago, which I totally forgot about.
If you want to consistently received free samples in the mail, just keep signing up for them, after a while, you'll start to see things at least once a week. Then it's like "surprise"! Try not to keep track of them and just keep signing up for them and you will start to see them. :)
Also, try to avoid the ones that are spams (use a trusted website) they usually only post legit ones. Again, they do their best but can't always eliminate all the bad ones either. We are all humans, and humans makes mistakes. :)
Jun 10, 2016 @ 12:56 am


It's happened to me as well. I usually make a list of the products I signed up for and about 30-40% of them never get delivered.
Jun 10, 2016 @ 12:57 am


It happens to me quite often as well! Then when you least expect it you get something in the mail you forgot you even signed up for! I am a firm believer in sampling a product before I buy especially the pricey ones! Hang in there and keep signing up!
Jun 10, 2016 @ 01:14 am


most samples I receive....only a couple last year I didn't receive
Jun 10, 2016 @ 08:10 am


I think that happens to most of us! Be patient a lot of them will come in time. As a matter of fact I just received an email for a coffee sample saying they are sorry it took so long but my sample is on the way. I don't even remember signing up for it! Yes there are a lot of scammers and spammers out there so be careful of the info you are giving away!
Jun 10, 2016 @ 09:17 am


well said @ heatitup
patience is a virtue :)

even for samples ;)
Jun 10, 2016 @ 04:09 pm


I've found that half the companies take a really long time to mail things, up to 6 months. I keep signing up for promotions b/c I do get a good amount come through. I know of 5 instances though where I know something from a company or contest was mailed to me and it was "lost or stolen". I did get the Red Bull one in the mail, but not the Tic Tacs.
Jun 10, 2016 @ 04:45 pm


I found I always seem to get them all at the same time. Some take months to come and then all of sudden they are there. I often forget which ones I have signed up for
Jun 10, 2016 @ 05:12 pm


I know it has happened to me. But it is worth signing up because I do get most of them. I did get the Red Bull. Hope your samples come.
Jun 10, 2016 @ 05:14 pm

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