Find Lost Laptop, Lap Some Top Beer

Find Lost Laptop, Lap Some Top Beer

Croucher Brewing Company in New Zealand is offering a lifetime supply of beer for the return of a stolen laptop --- no questions asked. The laptop contains designs, financial information, and business contact details, according to co-owner Paul Croucher.

"So we decided that if anyone does come into possession of it we'll be happy to offer them a reward — a dozen (bottles) of beer a month for the rest of their life," he said.

Croucher estimated the total value would likely be about $19,500 for a lifetime of beer. Since making the offer, "plenty of people" had called to say they were looking for the computer, he said.

Waitasec, only 12 bottles a month?  Hmmm ... we know plenty to whom that wouldn't be enough for a month.  There may be some wiggle room for negotiation here.

0
+ -

Interesting bit of news this morning..YesFREE BEER FOR LIFE ?Beer where's the catch ?

ahh I see only 12 bottles of beer a month ..mmm maybe might have to look into the possibility of the 'ol Pabst -Smir combo to suffice .the win and might need to tweak the formula a bit to allow for the Croucher Brew.to taste.WinkCome to think of it those extremely fond of Pabst-Smir's in quantity,may realize that the stolen laptop may still be in New Zealand.Surprise

Hope that they do get it back &.A nice promo for Croucher Brew anywaysSmile

0
+ -

Bah to bad they did not LoJack their machine with somthing like Prey... But hey I would take the 12 bottle of beer a month. It's only right to return their property if it came into your hands.

0
+ -

"Everything sounded good with the life time supply,until they mentioned its only twelve bottles a month, who drinks less then twelve bottles a month? Huh? On their website a 12 pack of 500ml beer cost $65 New Zealand Dollars, which is around US $54. Divide 19,500 by 54, thats 361, then divide 361 by 12 (months), which equals to 30 years, that 's not even close to a lifetime, what a rip off ? But ,I really hope they were able to find it though"

-Optimus

0
+ -

I don't think they are limiting it to 30 years only the 12 bottles. It was just a way to estimate the value of the reward. Figuring that if someone was 35 years old and claimed the reward they would be 65 in 30 years and possibly dead.

Login or Register to Comment
Post a Comment
Username:   Password: