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The 9th Annual Cheapy Awards - Voting Phase


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#1 CheapyD

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 02:15 AM

Voting is now open for The 9th Annual Cheapy Awards, the only awards that recognize the best (and worst) in video game retail, nominated and voted by the Cheap Ass Gamers, the most knowledgeable video game shoppers in the world!

Please use our built in voting system (within the appropriate threads) in this forum. Placing your vote will automatically enter you in a raffle to win 1 of 2 $500 gift certificates from Amazon, last year's Best Online Retailer winner. The more categories you vote in, the greater your chances of winning. One account per person.

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#2 Snake2715

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 02:39 AM

Sweet, will get my nominations in soon. I look forward to this each year.
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#3 Sgt Barone

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 02:46 AM

It's that time of year!

Here's to a great year of gaming in 2014   :beer:


#4 whitereflection

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 03:02 AM

I'd be surprised if Best Buy didn't sweep these awards.

#5 RabbitSuit

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 03:58 AM

I'd be surprised if Best Buy didn't sweep these awards.


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#6 akmgmer

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:58 AM

Can't believe its that time again... Well, off to the voting!

#7 zeldaking

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 08:01 AM

Yes, Best Buy will easily crush all the retailers for retailer of the year! I got so many deals for them the last 2 months.

#8 rogXue

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 03:24 PM

yup Best Buy will have my votes this year, sorry Amazon, you dropped the ball...

#9 Qwinn3

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:04 PM

For console games I don't know who I think has earned it but Amazon really left a bad taste in my mouth during the Black Friday week. All year long they had done fine and then just totally dropped the ball.

For direct downloadable games Amazon was amazing. Tony, over in the Amazon download thread has done an amazing job of building his own little community and has really gotten involved with the CAG-Amazon consumer. Easily the best deal of the year for me was Just Cause 2 for $2.50 and that came with a $5 credit so that I could purchase GTA IV for free. Amazing.

#10 MuzykMann

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:27 PM

Agreed, Amazon really fell off the map as far as deals go for physical media this year. Their customer service treated me as well as they always did, and I'm grateful to Tony for the digital download thread he's maintained here, but for us console gamers, Amazon turned into a non-factor when looking for deals. Disappointing.

Gamefly and Best Buy, however, tore my wallet to shreds. They're getting my votes.


#11 flybrione

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:59 PM

I can't believe I'm saying this but Best Buy wins this year hands down. They had the best deals on everything this year. That got my money for the first time in a long time.

#12 TopsideKracker

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 06:53 PM

Best Buy tried its best to put me out on the street. Who could say no?

#13 tylerh1701

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 07:28 AM

First sentence says "8th annual", not 9th. Just FYI

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#14 htz

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 07:46 AM

Amazon, Kmart and Gamefly did very well on the video game deals for me during 2011 but went downhill near November. Luckily Best Buy picked up the slack for November and December 2011.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 09:40 AM

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#16 An J0e

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 09:49 AM

Most of my votes are going between amazon and bestbuy. Bestbuy had a great holiday season, and it was my first year using amazon (+ free prime as a student). I spent an even amount on both.

Enuf and Redjoey also got my votes :D.

#17 Hobo Kombat

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:10 PM

This is so Raven.
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#18 shagwoodtm

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 03:06 PM

I would definitely have to give Best Buy the numero uno spot this year. Amazing deals were had imo.:bouncy:

#19 viksmart

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 04:07 PM

I'd have to say Best Buy since they got most of my money this year too!
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#20 Sgt Barone

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 04:28 PM

Can't believe it's that time again!

Here's to a great year of gaming in 2014   :beer:


#21 V2KMGS

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 06:23 PM

Awesome.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 09:26 PM

I went with Best Buy for most of my votes, but Amazon did pick up a few. Did have a lot of great trade-ins through Amazon.

#24 ck76

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 09:28 PM

T'was a very competitve year, which was great for CAG and its members!
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#25 hockey0707

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 12:05 AM

Voted, can't wait to see the winners.

#26 StellarCommando

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 05:37 AM

Best Buy I suppose

#27 Gorilla Gravy

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 03:15 PM

This might be a stupid question but do you have to vote in every category to get into the raffle?

Because I've never even heard of any of the nominees in the "
Best Independent/Specialty Online Game Retailer" category.


#28 Gore

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 08:07 PM

Wow. Didn't seem that long ago for the last Cheapy Awards. Time to vote.

#29 Duck in a Pond

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 06:30 AM

Great to see these again this year!

#30 TheBigAndy

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 08:18 PM

I am going to have fun voting for all of these, thanks for all you do Cheapy D!