RD.com / SurpriseHow do I know what surprise is mine!

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I received a card stating a free surprise gift is waiting for you and when I went to the www.rd.com/surprise, I was confused and don't understand how to get to the surprise and the more I think about it, how do I know what surprise is mine, there was no number or code for me to put in, my name, etc.

Help smb!

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  • Ro
    RONALD MEADE Aug 18, 2010
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    DITTO TO ALL OF THE ABOVE!
    py_meade[email protected]

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    donald brassard Mar 08, 2010

    i dont understand what to do to receive this 3 free gifts for my dad.so please call me and walk me through it so he can get his free gifts, my home number is [protected].thank you for your time. joe brassard sr

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  • Si
    sis2gia Sep 30, 2009

    The "Free Surprise Gift" on mine was ... get 4 books free if you join a bookclub...just proves the old adage "Aint nothing in life free".

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    justmect Jul 14, 2009

    same herer nothing free to good to be true wanted me to buy some books

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  • Be
    betty benedict Jun 24, 2009

    i want my surprise that is mine

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    R. Sanford Jun 22, 2009

    I don't see anything about a free gift, all I see is complaints. I am always leary about free gifts. I certainly didn't expect to see something of this sort from Readers Digest.
    R. Sanford

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    kenneth mahoney May 11, 2009

    I was helping out my grandson's school by offering the reader's digest, inside was a card that said "Free surprise for you" but I haven't seen nothing. I won't order the readers digest again, because they lied about a free surprize.


    Brenda Mahoney
    Winfield, Ala

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    SunIsShining Apr 10, 2009

    Thank you for contacting Reader's Digest.

    We are very sorry that you are having trouble with getting to our Surprise site. The problem you are experiencing could be the result of attempts to visit the website from an internet search engine such as Google or MSN. If you have not done so already, you may want to try typing the web address into the “address” field of your web browser instead of the keyword search field of a search engine.

    The surprise gift being offered is a free, introductory volume to our Select Editions series. Each Select Edition volume contains four of today’s best sellers skillfully edited and bound into one book.

    If you wish to obtain your gift, please try this alternate web address, https://www.rd.com/offer/bhe/se_free/ . Please know that requesting the free volume starts the order for the series; cancelable at any time, of course.
    I sent a complaint to reader digests editors and customer service and this is the second response i got after i when to the right sight and realize, it was still a scam not a free gift without any catch 22.

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    GWill Apr 04, 2009

    I just received my free surprise gift card. Went to website. After reading fine print realized it's a free book and whatever surprise gift they want to give you (probably a coupon) and you will automatically be signed up to get one of these (free books every 2 to three months at a cost of $???. It's a scam to get you to be automatically subscribed to another series of books. What a bunch of crock!! Class action, false advertising.

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    Ann Beebe Feb 14, 2009
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    It is time to STOP diseption! Don't include a card, "Free Gift" that is not ligitament. Honesty is the best policy. It should apply with anything to do with your magazine, including cards included in the magazine. I find it hard to believe such action and may have to consider if I continue to get and/or send Reader's Digest any more. We have taken the magazine for over forty years. SHAME ON YOU!

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    Ann Beebe Feb 14, 2009
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    It amazes me that the Reader's Digest hassunk to this level. I would never have expected them to send a "Free Gift" card and then not honor it! It HAS been a trust worthy magazine and with music and books; however, I have to question how realiable you are. Does this fall over into other divisions of your company? Please answer!

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    Dona Feb 09, 2009

    I agree with the complaints! I went to the site (got there after trying 3 tool bars!!) Saw abig box with ribbons, and a message that said "log on below" THERE WAS NO PLACE TO LOG ON BELOW!!!

    If I am really a "preferred subscriber", why not just send me a free gift as a Thank You. (no strings attatched).

    After reading all the complaints from other subscribers, I need to really consider renewing my subscription.

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    readers digest Feb 09, 2009
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    I to just received my free gift card, that is a free nothing card. I suppose the surprise is that there is absolutley nothing being offered. What is that all about. I really thought Readers Digest had more class than that.

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    gloria j newton Feb 07, 2009

    i agree with everyone that wrote.you rd may lose another customer.

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    Diana Michaels Jan 26, 2009

    I Just don't get it? Truly??!! Diana Michaels

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    julia robinson Nov 13, 2008
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    I even had my Reader's Digest subscription forwarded with my last move. This letter go to site(www.rd.comsurprise ), came with my first magazine-book. Several atempts and still nothing but e-bay site. Is this just a misprint? What is Reader's Digest telling everyone else about this? Please reply with any answere they've give you.

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    Wayne Thomas Nov 05, 2008
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    My "surprise gift" card came with my December Readers Digest magazine. This is the third time I've received this notice but to no avail. What is the reason for this?

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    Regina S. Cotter Nov 03, 2008
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    Stop sending me bills for Sundays at Tiffany's.I did not order it nor have I rec'd it. Back in May I ordered the Readers Digest magazine for $10.00 check #556, and that's all. I receive the magazine and WILL NOT be renewing my subscription. STOP HARASSING ME.

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    Lena Pascoe Oct 28, 2008
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    This is regarding a subscription notice received in July, 2008. It offered a renewal rate of 19.98 for one year. I was to get a free gift subscription for a friend or relative. If I sent a check along with the notice and included a coupon, I could get a second free subscription.

    I mailed my check #4206 on July 23, 2008.

    Why am I now receiving another "savings voucher" for my renewal?

    Please inform me what is the date my subscription ends. I am very confused.

    Thank you,
    L.Pascoe

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    rdc Oct 14, 2008
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    my subscription expired and RD continued to send me 8 more months of magazines. They are now sending me statements for collection. I did not extend my subscription, I find this practice in poor standing for Reader's Digest.

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    Adele Dunbar Oct 07, 2008
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    It is just a waste of my time and energy...why do
    that to someone...There is no reason for this...I
    might do what others have done and cancel my
    subscription...Adele Dunbar

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    D.M. Crawford Sep 26, 2008
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    My Surprise gift was...Surprise! Where is it?

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    wendy kraus Sep 25, 2008
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    My Mother has been a rd reader for many many years. She received her card for a free gift and she doesn't have a computer so why should she be penalized. Just send her the free gift if you truely want to thank her for her loyalty to rd. Her name is dorothy cossity and you should have her information on you records. I was surprised to see so many complaints from such a well respected company. I guess it is the sign of our times-------too bad!!!

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    James E. Sova Sep 21, 2008
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    I never could find where www.rd.com/giftbox is. Also could not find www.rd.com/sweeps. What is going on? There have been other times when looking up web sites for rd that nothing could be found. I'm loosing faith with your antics at RD and will probably just start throwing your mailingt away without even opening them. Unless you send me a letter explaining in better detail whats happening; by the way while not trying to sell me something. It would truly be nice to know a real person will read and respond to my inquiry. Thank you, James E. Sova

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    Virginiamarie Meyer Aug 25, 2008
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    I went to the site and it said to log in and there was no place to log in. I think it is wrong to tell people they are getting something when they aren't--unless they have days to find it.
    PLEASE do not pass my e-mail address on to anyone else. After my subscription ends, I may not renew since I never found my FREE GIFT.

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    olio Aug 22, 2008
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    I have subscribed to RD for years. Last year I paid for 24 months which would take me to June of 2010- Now I am receiving notices that my subscription is due! After all these years and fruitless hours on the telephone, I am ready to tell RD to take your magazine and shove it!!!

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    James McKenzie Aug 10, 2008
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    I too took the big one. The web site brought me here. There must be something that can be done to stop the scams. I am surprised by this one.

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    Marlene Jensen Aug 06, 2008
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    What is it with you people???? I have logged on to rd.com/surprise several times and get nothing!!!

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    YJZ Jul 29, 2008
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    I'm a new subscriber and got the same card. I got onto the web and submitted info. Only afterwards did I see the additional terms for more cost. Right away, I wanted to cancel my order but found no phone #/or email contact info.

    I never thought RD could do such a thing. This is hardly a "gift" but more like a trap.

    Wonder if this is legal. Hope RD will terminate this practice. Very upsetting!

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    Mary Fulkerson Jul 23, 2008
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    We have got a card for a free gift several times and can't seem to get anywhere.

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    Wayne W Kohn Jul 17, 2008
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    I agree with all tyhe comments. Whatta" waste of time. Cancel my subscription

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    Clarita Jul 09, 2008
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    They shouldn't send out renewal cards when your renewal is not due. On the card it says "free gift" but on the website it says "free gift OPPURTUNITY".

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    Mrs. Margie Snw Jun 19, 2008
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    I went on internet and was surprised that all kinds of sex photography was pictured and advertising you to order sex RRRR ated Movies of all kinds was avaiable. Nothing was mentioned in regards to my surprise. Altho to really explain the situation was that it was the surprise of my life at the material and photos that were listed. my subscription will not be renewed for the Readers Digest again in the future.

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    shirley Jun 17, 2008
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    I am very disappointed that RD would lead their subscribers on with this dangling carrot... free gift by logging in on www.rd.com/suprise. Shame on you Reader's Digest!!!
    Don't you realize you are loosing long time subscribers? Your magazine has been one of the best to subscribe to. However, this is not what we customers are accustomed to receiving from your company. I hope that you are hearing the messages of unhappy subscribers "through the grapevine"-----eeer--emails.

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    Lori Kirk Jun 15, 2008
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    Sorry, I forgot to tell you about the surprise gift!!! It was some kind of little tinny train engine. Like I have a use for that. It went into the trash.

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    Lori Kirk Jun 15, 2008
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    I have received several of these offers before & they really are a scam. The 1 I get is an offer for the FREE select edition. They say in their offer that you get a book free & then every 2-3 mon. you receive another @ cost. You supposedly can cancel immediately after the free book & receive no more!! Good luck. Somehow they never receive your cancellation notice & the next 1 arrives with a bill. I'm thinking maybe I'll order, then cancel immediately & if another book arrives I'll just refuse it & they can pay for the return postage. Maybe if more people did this they would quit sending books when people have canceled after the FREE book!!!

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    Gerald Martin Jun 09, 2008
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    I to was trying to help my nieces school when I ordered this magazine. I will not make this mistake again!!!

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    david sunok May 12, 2008
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    Dear rd, you're wasting your money and my time with this rubish.

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    Doug Thornburg May 06, 2008
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    Surprise! I won't be renewing my subscription. With the last series of changes the magazine has been very disappointing. For as long as I can remember I have been reading Readers Digest. (I'm 52) It seems to have been dumbed down. And whos idea was it to take the art work from the back cover.

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    Michael Krisan Apr 29, 2008
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    I would NOT BEING SCAMED BY RD. PLEASE EXPLAIN.

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