BigJJ, OMG! Hi! Haven't seen you in a coon's age. Hope you've been doing well.
It, at the least, wouldn't hurt to add sub-categories for freebies - apps, free with s/h, free with purchase, free with participation.
Accuracy of deals/coupons brought me here originally. The monthly contest added to the attraction BUT it was the awesome people I met here who made it easy to want to stay. I miss Poe and Dvine and Smorz and K1W1.
omegafemale (rep: 213k) posted Feb 17, 2011
Aww... I miss you too omegafemale and the others. It sure has changed here, But I'm not gonna stop coming here. This is still a great deals website! I have saved alot of money through dealsplus.They just need to iron out some more wrinkles, and I think they will!
poe601 (rep: 326k) posted Feb 17, 2011
i love this site, got many many good deals. i do agree about the freebies though. but you have to realize itshard giving hings away for free. but there are definitly too many free apps!. good if you have a phone that could use them. buit all in all i love this site
tonyviv (rep: 123) posted Feb 17, 2011
i've been using this site for a long while now..it's definitely gotten better..but i think it depends a lot on the members. back in the day..i remember a lot more forum-like chats and threads..deals were a bit more deal-worthy..but i think there was different incentive back then.
nimrodboy3 (rep: 68.1k) posted Feb 17, 2011
I agree completely with Acidbaby. What made this one of the top go-to sites for me initially was the photo descriptions. It made browsing through deals really fast versus the normal blog/forum style other sites use. Recently, though, it does seem to be getting a little too clogged. But maybe thats just the type of sites that are starting to popup (Groupon, citysearch, and the like) which just throw too many adverts at you for signing up to buy a product (you always do, however, have the option to unsubscribe).
That being said, I really did like the forum style chats that would go on often in the past, as nimrodboy3 mentioned. I was reminded of that recently with the great discussion between nimrodboy3, me, and a few others at this groupon deal: https://www.dealsplus.com/freebies/p_free-groupon-credit.
TheJammer (rep: 1.1k) posted Feb 18, 2011
As a relative new comer I have to tell you this site and the people are fantastic. I can’t comment on what it used to be, but it’s fantastic now. Seriously, I have saved THOUSANDS of dollars in the past year alone.
The only thing I have to say is when I was young I had to walk 10 miles to school, in the snow, and it was up hill both ways!
Forget the past, it was never as great as you remember, and enjoy the present. The deals rock.
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