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Maybe add a comment something on the lines of:
"So you gifted a game, you can see if the correct person activated it and not some random dude who snatched the code somehow, by going...(I forgot where I'm supposed to go see that)"
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Adzeth: I'd like to add that there's a universal GOG law that if you're being sneaky and not telling that you've hidden a gift code in your messages, only people who already have the game will notice and figure it out. :)
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kavazovangel: It is already redeemed.
I was referring to how before I started telling that my giveaways were giveaways, and encoded 'em with what I call Stupid Code (if you hide something in plain view stupidly or among stupidity, no one will notice), it took a while for someone to take the codes. Funnily enough, and in accordance with the law I mentioned, I hadn't even noticed that the OP had a gift code in it. :)

So anyway, being too sneaky is tricky.
I'm just sayin', I'm only gifting if I my computer can't handle it. Just letting that one go loose.
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DProject: Maybe add a comment something on the lines of:
"So you gifted a game, you can see if the correct person activated it and not some random dude who snatched the code somehow, by going...(I forgot where I'm supposed to go see that)"
In the my games section/tab, I think, under gifts.
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Adzeth: I was referring to how before I started telling that my giveaways were giveaways, and encoded 'em with what I call Stupid Code (if you hide something in plain view stupidly or among stupidity, no one will notice), it took a while for someone to take the codes. Funnily enough, and in accordance with the law I mentioned, I hadn't even noticed that the OP had a gift code in it. :)

So anyway, being too sneaky is tricky.
Do not worry it was a redeemed code already. I did replace it with an undredeemed one, which I hoped would serve as a good example of how to use those links for newbs, but someone redeemed that one. =/ Might try again later.
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DProject: Maybe add a comment something on the lines of:
"So you gifted a game, you can see if the correct person activated it and not some random dude who snatched the code somehow, by going...(I forgot where I'm supposed to go see that)"
Thanks for the suggestion, added with info from GameRager
Post edited April 05, 2012 by ZPavelZ
+1 for you!

Good thread, ZPavelZ. I only wish this was around when I first began.
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jdrez: +1 for you!

Good thread, ZPavelZ. I only wish this was around when I first began.
Well, I certainly do not consider myself experienced enough to advise others how to gift. Just that ksj8ak2 made an explicit request for this thread. And since no one knew any thread of this kind and no one was willing to make one, I had to do it. I tried to summarize whatever experience with gifting I have and also include feedback from everyone interested.
I'm curious: if I buy more than one game as a gift in one purchase will I get a code to give away for each item or do I just get one code for the entire transaction? I figured I'd finally start a monthly giveaway of my own here soon, so it'd be nice to have that cleared up before I start one.
Post edited April 06, 2012 by mistermumbles
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mistermumbles: I'm curious: if I buy more than one game as a gift in one purchase will I get a code to give away for each item or do I just get one code for the entire transaction? I figured I'd finally start a monthly giveaway of my own here soon, so it'd be nice to have that cleared up before I start one.
You will get one code for all. But you can ask support for help if giveaway will be large one as they have power to divide one code of whole bundle into single ones for every game in it.
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Lexor: You will get one code for all. But you can ask support for help if giveaway will be large one as they have power to divide one code of whole bundle into single ones for every game in it.
I see. Well, I guess it'd be easier if I just buy the games individually then as I'd probably be shooting for three at a time. Thanks for the info.
I have got an idea how to both keep this thread more lively (i.e. bumpy) and help fellow GOGers. I will try (and ecnourage others) to post here some of the information about current ongoing giveaways. I see people trying to advertise them all over the place to attract more attention/contestors.
If this idea is successful I will either request a thread renaming or create a special thread just for that.
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First would be:
Finish the journal and win THEME HOSPITAL http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/finish_the_journal_and_win_theme_hospital write your own piece of fiction based on what the gifter is offering to win the newest GOG release! :)
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Another new one
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/most_hilarous_video_game_moment_win_steam_keys
win the funniest thing you encountered in a videogame to win one of the IG3 Steam-keys, Lucid or Faerie Solitaire. All of the prizes are Steam-keys. :)
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Seems like DRM Avocados is all you need to win a Mac copy of Project Blacksun on GamersGate
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/project_black_sun_mac_giveaway_part_deux
Post edited April 12, 2012 by ZPavelZ
Some Mac games on first-com-first-served basis
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/to_many_mac_games_who_plays_them_anyway
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1C giveaway on GamersGate. One game per person.
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/gamergate_1c_giveaway/page1
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"Guess what number I am thinking" giveaway for those registered on GOG in 2008
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/competition_guess_what_number_im_thinking_of/page1
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Giveaway for those registered in 2012 with baseball trivia
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/welcome_to_gog_newbies_reg_in_2012_win_a_free_game_or_two_here
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Giveaway for those registered in 2011 and having GamersGate account (Crusader Kings on GG)
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/you_can_only_enter_this_competition_if_you_signed_up_in_2011_and_also_have_gamersgate
Post edited April 13, 2012 by ZPavelZ
Mount and Blade giveaway. Post why you need the game and you are in
http://www.gog.com/en/forum/general/do_you_have_need_for_mountbladew_giveaway
I'm confused, you're looking to compile a list of ways to give away games?

You can google "gog.com stoicsentry," I've held several different kinds, don't have the time right now to make a list of 'em though.
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stoicsentry: I'm confused, you're looking to compile a list of ways to give away games?

You can google "gog.com stoicsentry," I've held several different kinds, don't have the time right now to make a list of 'em though.
Well you "could" call it a "list of ways to make giveaways". I would rather call it a simple FAQ for someone, who wants to make a giveaway and does not know how to do one - some ideas, some advices and so on. :) In the posts of the thread I just gather the recently running giveaways so that people could come to one place and find out what they can participate in atm.