These are tales of promotions gone wrong and the companies who either paid up or found some wiggle room as well as stories about legendary promotions and freebies that never were.
A jocular Pepsi "offer" obligated them to provide a $33.8 million Harrier jet to a customer for $700,000.
A clever consumer earned a lifetime of free air travel by cashing in on a Healthy Choice pudding promotion.
A baby born in-flight is given free air travel for the rest of his life.*
A store made good on its offer to sell stereos for "
Woman wins $1,000 in a Carnation Milk slogan contest by submitting a bawdy bit of verse.
Woman sues radio station when the Hummer she won in their contest turned out to be a toy rather than a full-sized vehicle.
Porsche dealer offers "buy one, get one free" promotion.