There are a lot of advantages to running a small business, and if you've ever done a convention, you'll know about the amount of convention 'swag' you can walk away with, and that a lot of it is pens. But are there any unusual items you've received in the course of business? For me, one of the companies that supplies us with logo and embossed items regularly includes one or two samples of things like logo-bearing USB drives, etc. These are always really popular and very useful. The Viking catalogue's freebies included a golf umbrella, which came with a small order of ink cartridges. We thought there was something wrong with the order until we opened the huge box to find a much smaller box and a huge umbrella inside! So what sort of things do you get that turn out to be useful, or just unexpected?