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Know someone who works at Motorola? They could get you a Moto X for free

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Many expressed distaste with Motorola’s suggested retail price of $200 on a new two-year contract for the Moto X, but a few select lucky folks might be able to take another route to get this thing for quite cheap. And by cheap, I mean free.

The deal would be extended to those who agree to order the device through Motorola’s Moto Maker website (only available for AT&T right now) and are a friend or family member of someone who works at Motorola (we imagine that friend or family member will have to know of your intention to take advantage).

The catch is that the recipient must answer a short survey to get $200 back — $100 as soon as you check out, and another $100 if once you complete a survey and give Motorola feedback on the ordering process. A bit extra can be earned if you are selected to participate in a phone interview with Motorola about the experience.

This obviously won’t be a widespread solution for those looking to get this phone on the cheap, but with more than 2,000 workers being added thanks to Motorola’s Fort Worth, TX plant there should be a decent amount more who will be able to get in on it.

[via AllThingsD]

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  • rabidhunter

    Wish this was open to VZW customers. If it is, anybody who works at Motorola, this is an express invitation to be my friend.

    • Dean Politis

      I’d like to be a friend too to get a T-Mobile version.

  • WhoaManWtF

    I am always up for making a new friend… I need the AT&T version ;)

  • irishrally

    I work for Motorola in Nigera. I can hook you up for a small donation.

    EDIT: This is a joke. Please don’t delete my account.

    • RussianDroid

      …I’m a wealthy Nigeria’s Motorola sales representative…

    • bitch_please

      Why would they delete your account?

    • techgui

      do you prefer moneygram or western union?

  • http://www.greenless.com Lex Lybrand

    You’re leaving out “with a 2 year contract” in a couple of key places…

  • https://plus.google.com/102862831744598656090/about Wesley

    Cool! The CEO is my best friend! – Yeah riiiight… lol

  • http://www.geekchoice.com/washington-dc Dagmar Schneitz

    I can see it now. “Yo! You remember me from the 2nd grade? Hook me up with a free Moto X!”

  • He’s Alright

    Time to sign up for Linkedin and start making new friends.

  • Guest

    Still don’t want one

  • lolwut

    HELLO,
    I AM A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRINCE OF MOTOROLA AND I HAVE AN URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL FOR YOU. GOD BLESS.

    • Jason

      Lol…

  • Adam Ruger

    Hmmm. I just happen to live in Chicago and know a few Motorola Mobility employees from playing Ingress.

  • androidisawesome

    I wonder how many people will claim to be Guy Kawasaki’s friend haha

  • No_Nickname90

    WTF!? It’s here in TX? Let me go be cheap and make a new friend. LoL!! The gas to get there would be the price of the phone. =.P

  • InspectorGadget80

    lucky dogs.

  • Nick Mantzoros

    I only have friends at Google, Facebook and Groupon. Lame.

  • master94

    So looks like I need some new friends.

  • KcErica

    Great. Now I’m trying to decide if I want to switch to AT&T and sign a new 2 yr contract with them while I figure out how I’m going to make a new friend who happens to work at Motorola.

  • JonANDROID

    What about facebook’s friends??? (sending request RIGHT NOW!!) O_o

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      It’s here in TX? Let me go be cheap and make a new friend. LoL!! The gas to get there would be the price of the phone. =.P