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Tiered trade 10/20/40% on games, extra $25 system trade NextGen/PSP/DS. Ends 4/5/09.


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#31 guinaevere

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 09:45 PM

$1 minimum?


I can finally get rid of that fucking copy of Perfect Dark Zero that's besmirched my games collection for so long.

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Same with me for Prey.

Why didn't this work when I tried it this morning?

I ended up trading the stuff in towards the Street Fighter IV game to get the benefit of the 30% (with edge), but this deal did not work.

I have an answer. This promotion is not working yet. It IS active, their systems just aren't working right. An email went out earlier today to all stores telling them to override trade ins with the extra $10 until its fixed.

Also update in TIV for OP: :360: Transformers is now $5.
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#32 fivecardstud

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 09:50 PM

confirmed $1 minimum trade in value (over the phone)... good bye octomania :)

#33 dfg

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 10:16 PM

Same with me for Prey.


I have an answer. This promotion is not working yet. It IS active, their systems just aren't working right. An email went out earlier today to all stores telling them to override trade ins with the extra $10 until its fixed.

Also update in TIV for OP: :360: Transformers is now $5.


Thanks for the update. I just had a problem with this less than an hour ago. The guy scanned my games and quoted me the total I came up with including the +10 (twice) but when he tried to complete it, it only reflected one +10. I'll try again tomorrow.
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#34 guinaevere

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 10:25 PM

Thanks for the update. I just had a problem with this less than an hour ago. The guy scanned my games and quoted me the total I came up with including the +10 (twice) but when he tried to complete it, it only reflected one +10. I'll try again tomorrow.

Unless I'm reading you wrong, that's what they're supposed to do right now. You won't get an extra $10 for each game, but for every group of three.

Example:
Transformers, The -16.50
-1 @ 5.00 (actual trade in price)
Bonus -10.00 Price Overide (the $10 bump for trading in three at once)
Disc: 1.50 Edge Card 10% (self explanitory)

Okami -7.70
-1 @ 7.00
Disc: 0.70 Edge Card 10%

BioShock - 8.80
-1 @ 8.00
Disc: 0.80 Edge Card 10%

Preown total -33.00
Subtotal 0.00
Purchase Total 0.00
>>Refund Due -33.00

Prev Balance: 558.94
Refund Amount: 33.00
New Balance: 591.94
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#35 mvp828

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 10:32 PM

Reconfirming it is $1 Min. TIV. Traded in these:

PS3

GTA IV - 11
Haze - 8
DMC4 - 8

360

Bully - 10
GTA IV - 9
Frontlines - 6

Manager manually had $10/3 games.

All together got 79.18 and then picked up 360 Wireless headset for 29.67.

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 11:25 PM

those BB guys that are trading in Quantum of Solace for PS3, how much is it going for here? lol

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#37 h2dk

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 11:40 PM

Unless I'm reading you wrong, that's what they're supposed to do right now. You won't get an extra $10 for each game, but for every group of three.

Example:
Transformers, The -16.50
-1 @ 5.00 (actual trade in price)
Bonus -10.00 Price Overide (the $10 bump for trading in three at once)
Disc: 1.50 Edge Card 10% (self explanitory)

Okami -7.70
-1 @ 7.00
Disc: 0.70 Edge Card 10%

BioShock - 8.80
-1 @ 8.00
Disc: 0.80 Edge Card 10%

Preown total -33.00
Subtotal 0.00
Purchase Total 0.00
>>Refund Due -33.00

Prev Balance: 558.94
Refund Amount: 33.00
New Balance: 591.94


The way they manually ring it up actually works in our favor. Instead of the $10 going under "Bonus: $3.33" per game, they are adding $10 to the trade in value of one game...before Edge. So in essence we are getting an $11 bonus for trading in 3 (Edge 10% is being applied to the $10 bonus. Normally Edge 10% is not applied to the bonus promo)

Change is fucking good - but folding money is better.


#38 mvp828

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 11:50 PM

The way they manually ring it up actually works in our favor. Instead of the $10 going under "Bonus: $3.33" per game, they are adding $10 to the trade in value of one game...before Edge. So in essence we are getting an $11 bonus for trading in 3 (Edge 10% is being applied to the $10 bonus. Normally Edge 10% is not applied to the bonus promo)


Good point, I guess I didn't even notice that in my trade. Gave me an extra $2. Not huge, but definitely nice and makes up for past refurb fees.
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#39 leung19

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 11:54 PM

i called two GS i was planning on stop by this evening, they have no idea about this deal. Is it auto $10 bonus or it needs to override by the cashier?
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#40 mvp828

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:02 AM

As of about 5:30 EST tonight, it still had to be done via overide. There should be some sort of signage in the store though.
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#41 leung19

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:12 AM

As of about 5:30 EST tonight, it still had to be done via overide. There should be some sort of signage in the store though.


so i guess i better off save it, and trade them in tomorrow. i was thinking to stop by BBV afterward... just in case the shut down the B1G1 deal tonight. oh well
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#42 mvp828

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:15 AM

so i guess i better off save it, and trade them in tomorrow. i was thinking to stop by BBV afterward... just in case the shut down the B1G1 deal tonight. oh well



As stated above, it isn't neccessarily a bad idea to have them override it. Because just as someone else stated, you can essentially get $11/3 Games due to the way they correct the TIV. Also if for some reason they don't have signs they could call another store.
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#43 dragonjud

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:21 AM

so i guess i better off save it, and trade them in tomorrow. i was thinking to stop by BBV afterward... just in case the shut down the B1G1 deal tonight. oh well


I was told at BB, that today's definitely the last day of the promotion.


#44 chuckie88

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:26 AM

I can confirm the $1 minTIV and the fact that it must be an overide.
Just make sure you discuss it with the employee and it'll be fine.
I didn't get $10 added to one game but it was split up among them.
Dolt that I am I didn't find out when the promotion ends.:bomb:

Here's the store credit that I was given today for these 360 games:

Assassin's Creed $5.00
Bonus: $3.33 Price Overide
Disc: $0.83 Edge Card 10%
(Total $9.16)

Marvel Ultimate Alliance Special Edition $10.00
Bonus: $3.33 Price Overide
Disc: $1.33 Edge Card 10%
(Total $14.66)

BioShock $8.00
Bonus: $3.34 Price Overide
Disc: $1.13 Edge Card 10%
(Total $12.47)
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#45 dinobot

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:26 AM

A manager I knew said that this promotion ends Jan 25th.... He had to override the trade in, but everything should be fixed by tomorrow he says.

Here are some more TIVs

College Hoop 2k7 (PS3) - $1.50
Fracture (360) - $12.00
Guitar Hero III (360) - $5.00
Open Season (360) - $3.00
Cars (360) - $4.00
Fuzion Frenzy 2 (360) - $5.00


So glad I got rid of college hoop 2k7.

#46 bob330i

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:29 AM

arghhh! This kind of sucks. Did the +$5/Wii Game deal end yesterday or today?


Yesterday. I did all my trading yesterday to take advantage of both the Wii +$5 and the 3/4/5 bonus trade. Both are now dead replaced by the trade 3 get +$10.

#47 lukewin

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:37 AM

yeah, I lost out on about $30 by not trading in my Blockbuster Wii stuff yesterday. I figured since it was in the email, it ran til the 8th, but in fine print that I neglected to read, the Wii +$5 deal ended on the 4th. Today being the 5th meant bye bye $30. Also had to have manual override. Picked up a few Mario Power Tennis, Star Wars KOTOR II at Blockbuster, still traded in above $8 each. Not as nice as the Trade 3/4/5, but I'll take what I can.
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#48 joshnorm

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:38 AM

Here are some TIVs as of Yesterday night:

:360:
GTA IV - $9
F.E.A.R. Files - $7
Spiderwick - $7
VF5 - $7
Ratchet & Clank - $10
Innocent Life - $6

:wii:
DBZ: BK2 - $4
Bully - $8
MLB 2k8 - $8

Was surprised on a couple (Ratchet and Clank)

#49 PontiusPilate

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:43 AM

I probably should read first, but this appears to be YMMV right now. I went to three locations today, none of which had the system apply the bonus value. The first guy I went to was really nice and just kept adding 10% until it reached the total that I would have gotten, I even got $3 extra out of the deal. The other two stores didn't even know about the deal, and the system didn't initiate the deal when I tried to trade, so I skipped them.

#50 fivecardstud

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 12:46 AM

here's a couple TIV as of today 1/5

xbox360
Dark Sector - 7
Bee Movie - 5
Sega Rally Revo - 5
NHL 2k8 - 3
GTA IV - 9
Virtua Fighter 5 - 7

Wii
Octomania - 2
MLB 2k8 - 8
Meet the Robinsons - 5

PS3
GTA IV - 11
Pirates of the Caribbean - 3

#51 burbs1989

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 01:11 AM

here's a couple TIV as of today 1/5

xbox360
Dark Sector - 7
Bee Movie - 5
Sega Rally Revo - 5
NHL 2k8 - 3
GTA IV - 9
Virtua Fighter 5 - 7

Wii
Octomania - 2
MLB 2k8 - 8
Meet the Robinsons - 5

PS3
GTA IV - 11
Pirates of the Caribbean - 3


Dark Sector has a TIV of $7 - When did this happen?

#52 lukewin

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 01:35 AM

it does help that it isn't in the system, b/c the edge bonus is applied to the adjusted price, at least that was the case for me today.
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Posted 06 January 2009 - 01:52 AM

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#54 mvp828

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 02:04 AM

Wow on Dark Sector for 360 trading in at 7 before bonuses... Not bad at all.
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Posted 06 January 2009 - 02:15 AM

Base TiV 1/5:

Spiderwick Chronicles (360) - $7.00
Virtua Tennis 3 (360) - $3.00
Manhunt 2 (Wii) - $8.00

#56 burbs1989

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 03:04 AM

Has anyone else been able to confirm xbox360 dark sector TIV for $7, as I might try trading this tomorrow.

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 03:15 AM

Anyone know PS3's TIV for Mercenaries 2?

#58 jakubp12

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 03:18 AM

No go at my Gamestop. The manager didnt even know of the deal so he would not ring it up himself. Ill just go to another GS on wednesday.

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 04:15 AM

Not much help now, but here is some trades I did on the 2nd:

Commandos Strike (PS2): $1.50
Lego Star Wars 2 (PS2): $8.50
Need for Speed Prostreet (PS2): $7.00
Alone in the Dark (360): $5.50

#60 leung19

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 04:41 AM

ok i did two trade this evening, 1st trade went very well at this GS. He override with the $10 bonus for me. but at the 2nd trade (diff GS), the guy has no idea what he is doing. i trade in 12 games, and only gotten $10 bonus plus edge. he did not override at all. then i went back to tell him, i didnt get my $10 bonus per 3 game. He told me i only get $10 bonus for my first 3 games lol. i'm going to take my receive to the GS, and have them change it tomorrow.
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