An awful gift from Google

October 25, 2006 at 8:37 pm 1 comment

Last week was Diwali – the festival of lights. For those who don’t know what diwali is, it’s like Christmas of India. It is one of the major festivals celebrated grandly in India. Therefore, Google decided to send Diwali greetings and some really pathetic gift to its adwords users.

Here is how it arrived

Gift Arrived

Firstly, it was addressed to the wrong person, though the company name and the address was correct. The guy who received this smelled something fishy and decided to take pictures of the whole opening process.

This is what he got when he opened the packet.

Packet Opened

Looks good.

And now the inside stuff

The Inside Stuff

The packet contained four pieces of some home made chocolate wrapped in some flashy paper. One of the wrapper was partially open and torn. Also, the receiver suspects that it was half eaten. Let us take a closer look:

Full Open-Close up

Though it feels good to receive something from a company like Google, it is highly disappointing to know the way this was handled. Looks like the whole process of sending this gift was outsourced to some company which messed it up.

There are even more shocking evidence which can clearly prove that there is something terribly wrong with this whole process of sending gifts. Moreover, there is no one who can be contacted back. There is no contact address available.

So, is it really from Google or is someone playing games ?

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Entry filed under: Inside stories, iSight.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. writernate  |  November 18, 2007 at 10:03 pm

    My god…. I’ve always known mailmen were up to no good 🙂

    Reply

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