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Mercedes-Benz Facebook Page - Bogus Giveaways

Mercedes-Benz has a very impressive page on Facebook. It has lots of interesting information on new vehicles, new features released, sponsored events and so on. There's even a section where you can post comments and add pictures of your Mercedes-Benz as well.

I've added pictures of my SLK a few times. The last time I posted a picture of my freshly washed SLK was in September. Someone at Mercedes-Benz on Facebook posted that they liked my picture and they would send me something from their accessories store if I e-mailed them with my personal information which I promptly did. I was pretty excited because as you know authentic Mercedes-Benz merchandise for the most part is not cheap plus it's always nice to get something for free. A couple of weeks went by and I still hadn't received anything. I e-mailed their promotions department and they got back to me that same day and said my item was back ordered until October 21. I still hadn't received anything so I e-mailed them again but this time got no response. I e-mailed yet again yesterday morning but still got no response.

Okay, I admit that I'm overly persistent sometimes and folks may perceive that as somewhat annoying, but in life it has benefited more than hurt me. I posted a very brief comment on their Facebook page about this situation which was not surprisingly removed within an hour.

I don't expect anything for free. I never have and never will. Just don't tell me you're going to give me something and then renege on it. At the end of the day it's no big deal. I just wonder how many other folks are promised free items from Mercedes-Benz on Facebook only to receive nothing in the end. I'm just surprised that Mercedes-Benz on Facebook would promote bogus giveaways; it seems beneath them.
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Yes, it is the M-B USA site on Facebook.

I really don't care about getting anything from M-B USA on Facebook at this point. I just wanted to vent and get the word out on this forum. Thanks!
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You're so right, Jeff. I just got off the phone with a service rep and she was very helpful. Thanks so much for the information. I'll keep you posted.
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You're the man, Jeff. I received an e-mail message less than an hour after getting of the phone with a M-B rep that they're sending me something in the mail. Maybe if I had mentioned your name they would have given me a 2014 SLK 55--black of course. Ha!
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After nearly two months of waiting I received my mystery gift: a $10 key chain. Really? It reminds me of the time when I was around 7 and my maternal grandmother bought me an ugly brown short-sleeved shirt from Kmart for Christmas. There was no thought in the gift and it was cheap. C'est la vie!
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