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#31 doggyflewaway

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:09 PM

It appears the online code is for the same dates as the contest. 

 

I can mail away for 33 codes or purchase $5 boxes for codes....but I can only use one of these per day and it costs me money.

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I can obtain an online code that is valid for ALL days (once per day), spending no money.

 

I'm not sure why, other than for kindness or a legal purpose, they would set it up this way. 

 

You can only claim your online code starting Oct 29 whereas the Taco/mail-in codes start Sept 26.

 

Considering they'll be picking a winner about every 15 minutes throughout the contest you're going to want to get your entries in early.

 

Where the heck do you get postcards these days? :-k



#32 BrolyB593

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:10 PM

 

Where the heck do you get postcards these days? :-k

I was hoping someone was going to post where they got some... haha



#33 Crippldogg

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:13 PM

post office?



#34 doggyflewaway

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:30 PM

I'm having trouble finding postcards in 3.5" x 5" format online. How strict do you think they'll be on dimensions? Most postcards are 4" x 6".



#35 WayCheaperThanYouAre

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:38 PM

post office?

 

im sure you can get a multi-pack of cheap post cards at the dollar store, which is where i am heading to get them.

 

btw bad luck to all of you, so  that i may win this awesome prize for myself.



#36 BrolyB593

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:40 PM

im sure you can get a multi-pack of cheap post cards at the dollar store, which is where i am heading to get them.

 

btw bad luck to all of you, so  that i may win this awesome prize for myself.

Same here ; P

 

Though please report if you found some there!



#37 jbman289

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:01 PM

So basically you would be sending in one postcard daily until October 28th?



#38 tylerh1701

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:10 PM

O........M.......G

Not really a deal though is it ?

 

Yeah, it's not a deal.  I'm surprised it hasn't been moved already.  It belongs in the "Contests" thread.


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#39 Darby27

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:27 PM

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:32 PM

So I take it we should mail postcards in today/tomorrow that way they have plenty of time to reach them.  Then we wait to get our 33 codes that we can only enter one at a time, one per day?

Heck, I'm game.  Won't take much effort and who knows? Maybe I'll snag a PS4!



#41 hauz20

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:34 PM

@broly the postcards themselves don't count as entries; each one will get a code emailed to you, but regardless of entry type, you may only enter once per day.

#42 SpidrMnky

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:37 PM

Doubt I can get lucky and win a Wii U (won from Burger King) and then a PS4 back to back but I'll be giving it a try.


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#43 doggyflewaway

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:39 PM

So I take it we should mail postcards in today/tomorrow that way they have plenty of time to reach them.  Then we wait to get our 33 codes that we can only enter one at a time, one per day?

Heck, I'm game.  Won't take much effort and who knows? Maybe I'll snag a PS4!

 

Do they have to be postmarked after the contest starts or just arrive then?



#44 scblueeyedguy

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:40 PM

Do they have to be postmarked after the contest starts or just arrive then?

It doesn't matter, just has to be before Oct 28.



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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:22 PM

people sending in post cards are stupid, the cost of the stamp costs more than the odds of winning.

 

buying a lottery ticket would be better use of your money.



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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:47 PM

I was one of the people who got screwed in the Vita promotion they had. We had a FB group, I uploaded a song I wrote about it, and some of the people went on television to talk about it. I emailed many publications and news stations, it was a huge hassle, but in the end most of us ended up getting the prize. So, of course I am leery of their contests, especially if this one is contracted out to the same people they used before, they were incredibly unprofessional.


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Posted 24 September 2013 - 09:39 PM

people sending in post cards are stupid, the cost of the stamp costs more than the odds of winning.

 

buying a lottery ticket would be better use of your money.

It beats spending $5 at Taco Bell for one entry.



#48 mask-air-raid

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 09:42 PM

I think I'll enter and I'll do walkthroughs if I win.

 

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#49 Richard Kain

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 09:46 PM

I'm on a diet, so I'm not going to be hitting this up regular. But I do have a buddy who likes Taco Bell. I might pick up one of these boxes the next time we hang out together. I'm just not going to go out of my way to try and snag this particular golden ticket.



#50 Monoxide1986

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 09:47 PM

I'll probably give this a shot. I won a BK Wii U on my first try with a free code. Hopefully the same will happen with this.


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#51 BuDdyLe

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 10:02 PM

Anyone think if the 3.5x5 post cards are mandatory size??? wallyworld has the 200 pack for like 14$ but its 5.5x4.25...


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#52 Masterkyo

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 10:07 PM

I swing by taco bell near my house to get free code every day, lol


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#53 SpidrMnky

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 10:11 PM

people sending in post cards are stupid, the cost of the stamp costs more than the odds of winning.

buying a lottery ticket would be better use of your money.

I'll gladly risk .35 (or whatever a stamp currently is) for a chance to get a free PS4. I never thought I had a chance to win a Wii U either until I won and still wasn't convinced till it showed up in the mail!

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#54 slowdive21

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 10:20 PM

My last big game 'wins' were from the subway uncharted contest. I won every normal prize for that one. CE and SE of the game and all the dlc and max amazon gcs.  I entered the BK one every day and never won anything.

 

You guys may be able to send in note cards as post cards form the dollar store. It should be $1 for a pack of 100.



#55 Vivacious Fox

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:24 PM

I'll gladly risk .35 (or whatever a stamp currently is) for a chance to get a free PS4. I never thought I had a chance to win a Wii U either until I won and still wasn't convinced till it showed up in the mail!

 

Stamps are at $0.46 and I believe you will only be allowed 33 entries if you do the mail-in method. So you'll be spending $15.18 on stamps, but hey it beats spending $5 at taco bell for a code.



#56 Vivacious Fox

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:32 PM

Anyone think if the 3.5x5 post cards are mandatory size??? wallyworld has the 200 pack for like 14$ but its 5.5x4.25...

I would also like to know this. But I doubt they'll be paying someone to measure the postcards. 



#57 PetersHere

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:44 PM

This is both a waste of time and money for the vast majority of people, so...



#58 mask-air-raid

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:50 PM

35 cents...

Wrong decade, dude.

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#59 iamsmart

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:58 PM

Mass-mailing postcards to Taco Bell to try and win a PS4... I think this is one of those things you need to describe to yourself out-loud for clarity.



#60 KaneRobot

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 12:14 AM

Sad to see Taco Bell siding with Sony this time. For some reason one of my most vivid gaming memories were all the "every 10 minutes" ads from 2001 where they gave a ton of Xbox 1s away with that cool Shadowy Men On a Shadowy Planet song in the background.
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