Free Lunch After All?

Free lunch delivered and sleeping on a free new mattress---what's not to like?

I'm not going to attempt to crunch the numbers, but a few thoughts come to mind: How would the economy be affected if X amount of people did these hacks some of the time, all of the time, etc? I know there is only a small percentage of the population who are free economy hackers, but it is interesting to speculate on the what-ifs.

Well, we all must while away our hours some way, or is it wile our way for hours.

"As he described his strategy, I found myself torn between admiration and disgust. His ruse was ingenious, but was creating an Excel file about bedding really the best use of his time?"