Just what is a "free" gift? I received a card in the mail, like many other members I'm sure, advertising a free ring or rings. Of course, in large script, it says "You're appreciated!" Obviously, that's not really the case. You're only appreciated if you will provide them with a credit card number, so that items you don't want can be charged and shipped to you whether you want them or not. Upon informing the lady taking my phone call that I do not have a credit card, I was told that I was not eligible to receive a free gift, and was quickly disconnected. You know what, I've been a life member since 1992, and I've put up with a lot of crap over the years from being charged again and again for returned items, not receiving field-test items and not prompting receiving items that I did order. This, though, quite frankly takes the cake. Yes sir, I'd sure be worried about somebody ripping off that $6.99 shipping and handling fee!!
I didn't know it was a crime in this country to pay in cash. Obviously, I'm only "appreciated" if I let you accumulate a mountain of debt against me. Over the years, I've enjoyed the life member rod and reel, the calendars, etc., but eventually everyone reaches their limit for b.s. I may have just about reached mine today.