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#1 Kylearan

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 12:49 PM

Dangerous times ahead - GoHastings' Mix & Match Used Sale just went live.

Buy 2 Used Books, CDs, DVDs & Games, Get the 3rd for $1

Promo Code is MM123

Excludes Blu-Ray, Previously Viewed Movies, Previously Viewed Games & Game Accessories. $1 item of equal or lesser value.

Standard shipping is $2.28 per item - this includes your $1 game.

Codes are NOT stackable. One code per transaction.

As noted about, Previously Viewed titles do not qualify for this offer.

Though experiences vary, most titles come complete. Some even arrive new, with DLC codes intact. Be sure to read the item description.

If any of your B2 items is canceled - which does happen - you will still get your $1 item for $1. If your $1 item is canceled, you will need to call GoHastings customer service for positive resolution.

RE: Customer Service: do not bother emailing GoHastings.com - they will just direct you to call the CSR.

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#2 benjamouth

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 01:19 PM

Thanks OP, put in an order for some cheap games.

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#3 TimTucker

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 01:33 PM

Put in an order last night... and had my $1 item cancelled about 15 minutes later.

#4 Dark Rider

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 01:36 PM

Is this stackable with 20% off?

#5 Pride7ds

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 01:53 PM

Has anybody ever ordered used DVDs from here? I know their games are usually in pretty good shape but I wasn't sure about their DVDs

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#6 utopianmachine

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:08 PM

The one DVD I ordered from them didn't play. Got a little past the legal screens and then could never get past it. Unfortunately, I didn't try to watch the movie til months after I received it, so I figured there was no chance of a return.

#7 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:23 PM

There is alot of good stuff but the search results are a bit misleading. Goldeneye Collector's Edition on Wii came up ridiculously low, likke $7.xx but when you click on the link, it's actually the DS version that sells for that much.

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#8 hwmusic

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:25 PM

Buy 2 Used, Get 3rd for $1, and be out some money when you ship them all back because they look like they went through a wood chipper!

#9 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:33 PM

Is this your experience or are you just saying this because they are used?


And dear Lord, shipping is making me reconsider.

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#10 hwmusic

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:34 PM

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#11 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:36 PM

hmm....yeah, I dunno if I want to take a risk with a big order then. Thanks.

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#12 hwmusic

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:46 PM

hmm....yeah, I dunno if I want to take a risk with a big order then. Thanks.


some people swear by Gohastings though. I've ordered about 10 games and 8 went back, the other 2 are at least playable but the discs are chipped and the cases are garbage. I don't know if they don't have any standards or they just don't look at the games. To me all of them looked like some 5 year olds used them for frisbee and the dog intercepted it and buried it to be found years later and traded in.

#13 IAmTheCheapestGamer

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:51 PM

The one DVD I ordered from them didn't play. Got a little past the legal screens and then could never get past it. Unfortunately, I didn't try to watch the movie til months after I received it, so I figured there was no chance of a return.

I always check the shit I buy from a site long before the return period is over with, so I know I can at least get it swapped out or returned and I'm out nothing usually.

But I'm shocked that this thread doesn't have the usual 90% complaining about GH posts as of yet.

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#14 AteBit

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:55 PM

Thanks picked up a few games that i missed during the year, Killzone 3, Gran Turismo 5, and Need for Speed all for $26 give or take.

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#15 stinks

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 03:09 PM

Is there a difference between their "Previously viewed" and "Used" games?

I know previously viewed means they were rentals, but do they usually come in the original case and what not? Never used GH before, so just a bit curious.
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#16 fujimitsu

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 03:21 PM

Previously viewed probably don't work on this sale anyway, at least they usually don't.

Just to put in my 2c every game I've received from them has been mint. I've always bought major titles for ps3 that have come out relatively recently though, the older the games are the more likely they are to be incomplete or dinged up (just like GS).

#17 stinks

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 03:33 PM

Meh...Shipping makes it really not worth it for the titles I'm looking for, anyways.

I get a game for $1 and then have to pay it's cost in shipping. lol
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Posted 24 April 2011 - 03:34 PM

Is this stackable with 20% off?


GoHastings only allows one code per order.

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#19 TheArmoredVirus

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 03:39 PM

thanks for the update op!

to those of you who havent used gohastings before, their used games are almost ALWAYS in near perfect condition. also, out of the 10+ i have ordered from them, every single one has had its original case and a booklet. shipping to me (nc) normally takes about 3 or 4 days as well.

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#20 skateraXVIII

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 03:56 PM

Thanks picked up a few games that i missed during the year, Killzone 3, Gran Turismo 5, and Need for Speed all for $26 give or take.


$26 for all or $26 each?

Also if they are in crappy condition, can I return them to a store location.

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#21 Todd33

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:00 PM

The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest
$1.00

Brunswick Pro Bowling
$13.04

Blur
$15.66

ORDER SUMMARY
Order Total: $36.54

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#22 hero913

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:03 PM

it would been sweet if they threw in free shipping......

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#23 Cable387

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:11 PM

In for Portal 2, Dead Space 2, and Black Ops. Thanks OP! Never ordered from GH before so we'll see what my experience is like.

#24 kodave

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:51 PM

Picked up a few Wii games of similar pricing that averages out to ~$9.78 each which is pretty good for those particular games... Now its just a matter of if they'll all ship or if GoHastings will pull one of their famous "cancellation of $1 item but still charge you for the other full priced games" moves.


#25 CheapAssHustla

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 05:34 PM

I'm done with buying games for a long time, lol. I always buy games from them. I'll probably pick up Kinect once I can pick it up for around $60.

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 05:36 PM

In for 3 360 games for $25 shipped. I put the same order in twice because I plan on flipping the games up by me.

If all goes according to plan, my $50 investment will turn in to $140. Mwahahahah

#27 tossin

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 06:26 PM

some people swear by Gohastings though. I've ordered about 10 games and 8 went back, the other 2 are at least playable but the discs are chipped and the cases are garbage. I don't know if they don't have any standards or they just don't look at the games. To me all of them looked like some 5 year olds used them for frisbee and the dog intercepted it and buried it to be found years later and traded in.


Yeah, I don't know, I guess you just had some bad luck. I've ordered a crapload of games (about 50) from them and 95% came mint and complete...Never really had to return a game.

goHastings isn't perfect: They occasionally cancel orders and sometimes send the wrong items out, plus their account system is a little cumbersome, but they're still much better than Gamestop.

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 06:28 PM

Picked up a few Wii games of similar pricing that averages out to ~$9.78 each which is pretty good for those particular games... Now its just a matter of if they'll all ship or if GoHastings will pull one of their famous "cancellation of $1 item but still charge you for the other full priced games" moves.


Well, it works the other way too. If they cancel one of the non-$1 items, you basically get a B1G1. It's happened to me. To up your chances, you could try your best to make sure the $1 game is something more abundant.

#29 Pride7ds

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 06:35 PM

Picked up Valkyria Chronicles, Mass Effect (360) & Mass Effect 2 (360).

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#30 stinks

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 06:58 PM

Figured I'd run to the B&M Hastings, to maybe save on some shipping....little did I know all of their games were 200%+ more expensive than on their website.

What a waste of an afternoon.
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