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Get your STUFFBAK when you lose it

iLounger Kenneth Armstrong recently reported he had lost his iPod after a cab ride in Toronto, Canada. The story prompted many comments from readers, including iLounger Rob who posted a link to a company named STUFFBAK offering a lost and found service using labels you adhere to your prized possessions.

How does it work? Buy a pack of STUFFBAK labels, stick one on your iPod and activate the label via the toll-free 800 number or fill-out the online form. Each label comes with a unique label ID number. If you lose your iPod, someone can easily return it by reporting it lost on, or call for courier pick up or drop it off at a Mail Boxes Etc. STUFFBAK offers a standard reward of $20 of STUFFBAK ID labels in return. You also have the option of adding your own reward amount within your online STUFFBAK account. Returned items are shipped by STUFFBAK to you for $14.95 plus shipping. STUFFBAK offers individual labels starting at $1.95, specialty packs starting at $7.95 (2 labels) and all-purpose packs up to $69.95 (45 labels).

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they are expensive damn i dont think i would do it
just ingrave your ipod i mean how many people would acualy return an ipod

Posted by Phill in Irvine, CA on June 2, 2003 at 3:30 AM (CDT)


Some facts:

The Washington D.C. Metro collected 25,700 items on its Metrorail system, 2,200 items in city taxicabs, and 8,200 items on Metrobuses in 2000. - The Washington Post, Jan. 2001

74 cell phones and 96 laptops were recovered at Denver International Airport’s security checkpoints over two weeks alone from 1/28/02 to 2/11/02 - USA Today, Feb., 2002

2,900 laptops, 1,300 PDAs and 62,000 cell phones were left in London taxicabs in the first 6 months of 2001 - PointSec, Aug, 2001

Only about 5% of these items are ever returned to their owners due to lack of identification and a convenient return process. The strength of StuffBak’s service is its simplicity.

Finders of STUFFBAK

Posted by 2000NB18T in Irvine, CA on June 2, 2003 at 7:42 AM (CDT)


Heh, cool, my very own news story :-) These aren’t that expensive, you can even get one for free! Click the “Send A Friend Labels” link.
Disclaimer: I do not have any interest in StuffBak other than I do own some StuffBak labels.

Posted by Rob in Irvine, CA on June 2, 2003 at 12:30 PM (CDT)


great idea i just ordered some send a friend labels (all to my self of course)

Posted by ari in Irvine, CA on June 2, 2003 at 4:54 PM (CDT)


sh*t… if i ever find an iPod, it’s mine.  aint no silly sticker gonna stop that.

Posted by iPodBurglar :) in Irvine, CA on June 2, 2003 at 6:22 PM (CDT)

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