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Reduced Price Guide Thread XIV (FAQ in 2nd Post) Last Drop on 3/26


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#841 coopscohen

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 04:43 AM

Got Darkness 2 for a penny at best buy earlier today. Actually it was just free, they deleted the sku and so she just gave it to me.


Same thing happened to me but it was a Hunted: The Demon's Forge guide.

#842 CaptainPickles

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 12:25 AM

Had a hit at a St. Louis area mall Gamestop about 3 weeks ago. Got a Deus Ex for free (rang it up but the cashier just paid the penny - nice). They did mention that "someone must have missed these," unfortunately.

Also tried a Collinsville Gamestop and got nothing. Only had a few really new guides on the floor and the ones that he told me were in the back were newer-ish as well.

#843 BanditThief

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:42 AM

I got some guides from gamestop they told me to GO HOME after giving me 3 guides free.


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#844 invizibleskratchpikl

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:57 AM

GS Drop 10/24

Red Dead GOTY

There were other guides that pennied as well, but I forgot to check them. I'll post them after I close tomorrow if they haven't been posted by then.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:51 AM

GS Drop 10/24

Red Dead GOTY

There were other guides that pennied as well, but I forgot to check them. I'll post them after I close tomorrow if they haven't been posted by then.


One of my gamestops has three of those, sweet ! Post the others asap
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#846 Romeo

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:50 AM

GS Drop 10/24

Red Dead GOTY

There were other guides that pennied as well, but I forgot to check them. I'll post them after I close tomorrow if they haven't been posted by then.



I've wanted that for a while now.

#847 SonictheHedgehog1337

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 05:04 AM

GS Drop 10/24

Red Dead GOTY

There were other guides that pennied as well, but I forgot to check them. I'll post them after I close tomorrow if they haven't been posted by then.


Thanks man, I look forward to tomorrow's post. I know a GS that definitely has 1 in stock. We'll see if it's there tomorrow.

Edited by SonictheHedgehog1337, 26 October 2012 - 05:40 AM.


#848 spacegundam0079

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:35 PM

Was able to get 3 RDR GOTY and 2 Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 guides
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#849 bgame2

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:43 PM

Is RDR GOTY hardcover?

#850 Vigilante

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:48 PM

Is RDR GOTY hardcover?

Yes.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:05 PM

I checked on their Web site and the gears 3 regular edition and soul calibur 5 guides arent in the system anymore so I assume that they were pennied. Ill confirm in an hour or so
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#852 spacegundam0079

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:40 PM

The guides that were $5 still are here in ny stf

COD MW3
GOW 3
SC V HC
DS HC

On all the print outs they are still sale price . They haven't been pennied out yet
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#853 token2k6

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 05:17 PM

what is DS HC??
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#854 spacegundam0079

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 05:28 PM

Dark souls hardcover
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#855 token2k6

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 05:54 PM

haha, duh! totally drew a blank and I picked it up with the SC V HC, one of those days..wish some more guides would go to $5, those are the new penny guides for me!
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:38 PM

New drop 10/25/12

Gears of war 3 regular edition

I picked up two of these. now to get those rdr goty guides :). Oh amd I scanned soul calibur and mw3 and they are still 5$

Edited by strait edge follower, 25 October 2012 - 07:04 PM.

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#857 slppedyoursster

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 07:02 PM

New drop 12/25/12

Gears of war 3 regular edition

I picked up two of these. now to get those rdr goty guides :). Oh amd I scanned soul calibur and mw3 and they are still 5$


Um...the drop is going to happen on Christmas Day? That is some crazy intel you have. :lol: I am guessing you mean 10/25/12

#858 ragingst0rm6

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 07:11 PM

I saw white knight chronicles 2 guide for a penny.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 07:15 PM

I saw white knight chronicles 2 guide for a penny.


I just went back and got two of these. Thank God that a Gamestop is a really short distance from my home :)

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#860 invizibleskratchpikl

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 10:30 PM

Amazing Spider-Man, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Gears 3 were the other drops from yesterday.

#861 spacegundam0079

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 10:45 PM

Quick question one of my locals that had gow 3 reg ed were still showing at 4.99 while I did get 2 of the other pennied out guides there. Is it system wide the markdown? Or was it just a simple goof ?They had like 10 copies just curious. Apologies to Sef.
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#862 bgame2

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 12:56 AM

Is anyone going to be placing any of their guides on their trade list? I just ask because the trade thread exists but it has lost some momentum. And as guy who has an extra COD MW3 guide I am hopeful that a RDR GOTY makes its way over there. :)

#863 neocisco

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:10 AM

It seems to me that guide trading here is essentially dead. All of these people post about getting multiples of guides yet the trade thread rarely gets any updates. I don't really fault people for getting these guides for flipping but don't post here about getting them if you're not going to make them available for trade to people here.

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#864 The Punisher

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:18 AM

It seems to me that guide trading here is essentially dead. All of these people post about getting multiples of guides yet the trade thread rarely gets any updates. I don't really fault people for getting these guides for flipping but don't post here about getting them if you're not going to make them available for trade to people here.


I try awhile back to help other CAG out, but i still have many old guides (new) that no one wants.

#865 neocisco

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 06:17 AM

Do you have a current trade list?

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#866 ragingst0rm6

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 08:28 AM

It seems to me that guide trading here is essentially dead. All of these people post about getting multiples of guides yet the trade thread rarely gets any updates. I don't really fault people for getting these guides for flipping but don't post here about getting them if you're not going to make them available for trade to people here.


The reason for my lack of updates is that penny guides are usually dead for me.

Best Buy now removes SKUs, and the employees tend to refuse to sell because of that.

Gamestops in my area are typically very diligent about pulling guides and refusing to sell them. (Plus, I'm working now so I can't go crazy on Wednesday mornings to try to beat the pulls.)

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:38 PM

I picked up a Spiderman guide but my area has no rdr guides. If anyone has a red dead guide pm me. I only have a handfull of guides left to trade though as I did a guide blowout sale on craigslist lol

Oh and the Gamestop employee told me that his manager said that Gamestop is going to go the digital route for their guides (prob by next year in my mind). Could this be the end of penny guides pretty soon ?
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#868 Pookymeister

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 09:15 PM

It seems to me that guide trading here is essentially dead. All of these people post about getting multiples of guides yet the trade thread rarely gets any updates. I don't really fault people for getting these guides for flipping but don't post here about getting them if you're not going to make them available for trade to people here.


Going through guide collection, so will be making an updates to my list shortly.

Agree with what you've said about people bragging about multiple pickups. I've tried asking some of them if they would consider trading, but got no responses.


#869 crazedracerguy

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 10:12 PM

Haven't gotten a penny guide since BB cracked down. When I moved a few months ago, I trashed a good lot of older guides just to not have to move them. The others are stacked in the garage now...

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#870 neocisco

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 10:47 PM

Just because you do not get a responce towards your guide inquiry doesn't equate bragging.


No one said it did. The bragging comes in when someone posts "I got 3 Gears of War 3 CE guides today" in this thread. If they're not going to post some of those guides on a TL then that post is essentially useless, particularly when they're talking about the quantity they got.

To address the rest of your post, the point that has been brought up about brag posting really has nothing to do about trade offers and the quality thereof (which I happen to agree with most of what you said). Pooky wasn't talking about people not wanting to trade but about people not responding to a request for a trade, even just to decline. If someone takes a few moments to send you a PM asking about a trade it's no problem at all to be a polite human being and take a minute to respond even if you're not interested.

Keeping guides for personal enjoyment is perfectly fine. That's the whole point of getting them in the first place. If someone gets 2 or more copies of a guide, though, there is no reason to post about it unless they are being made available for trading.

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