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


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#1051 maxpower0965

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:20 PM

Just got back from BestBuy and they had a few of the collectors Ed. Guides bundled with games. There was a sign buy a game get guide for free. My bestbuy has been doing this with all guides that have deleted skus. I saw RE 6 and Mass effect 3 Final Fantasy Uncharted 3 collectors Ed. Guides. I don't know if all the those guides have deleted skus. No one around to check price.

#1052 Pookymeister

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:31 PM

Just got back from BestBuy and they had a few of the collectors Ed. Guides bundled with games. There was a sign buy a game get guide for free. My bestbuy has been doing this with all guides that have deleted skus. I saw RE 6 and Mass effect 3 Final Fantasy Uncharted 3 collectors Ed. Guides. I don't know if all the those guides have deleted skus. No one around to check price.


Nice deal, but def. YMMV. I'd buy UC3 for a free CE guide.


#1053 invizibleskratchpikl

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

Got some nice penny drops to report

GS 1/30/13

Dead or Alive 5
Skyrim
Fable The Journey
FFXIII (Regular)
LoZ: Skyward Sword (Regular)
Lego Batman 2
MoH: Warfighter
NCAA Football 13
PS All-Stars
Pokemon Black & White Pokedex
Silent Hill Downpour
Sleeping Dogs
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Tekken Tag 2
Ghost Recon:FS
WWE 13
Zombi U

#1054 WNYX585AM

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:58 PM

Got some nice penny drops to report

GS 1/30/13

Dead or Alive 5
Skyrim
Fable The Journey
FFXIII (Regular)
LoZ: Skyward Sword (Regular)
Lego Batman 2
MoH: Warfighter
NCAA Football 13
PS All-Stars
Pokemon Black & White Pokedex
Silent Hill Downpour
Sleeping Dogs
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Tekken Tag 2
Ghost Recon:FS
WWE 13
Zombi U


Awesome list. Too bad i'll never be able to get any of these. The only successful penny guide at Gamestop i've ever gotten was a torn and tattered Star Wars III guide that most people wouldn't even want.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:02 PM

Got some nice penny drops to report

GS 1/30/13

Dead or Alive 5
Skyrim
Fable The Journey
FFXIII (Regular)
LoZ: Skyward Sword (Regular)
Lego Batman 2
MoH: Warfighter
NCAA Football 13
PS All-Stars
Pokemon Black & White Pokedex
Silent Hill Downpour
Sleeping Dogs
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Tekken Tag 2
Ghost Recon:FS
WWE 13
Zombi U


my gamestops have most of these. my god im going to rack up big tommorow
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#1056 Dark Rider

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:05 PM

Are you fucking serious? It's going to take hours to add all those to the alphabetized list. I am getting ready to go somewhere, I will update this evening when I get home.

#1057 Pookymeister

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:09 PM

Could go for LoZ and Skyrim (not the revised one im assuming though). Can't check online for stock that I can see and since GS is hit(%1) or miss(99%)... oh well.


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

thanks for the update as one of my gamestops had a motherload of these ! im hitting up another one as we speak :)
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#1059 irideabike

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

I might have to go out for the first time in years...

#1060 TommyLove

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:36 AM

eh none of my gamestops will ever have penny guides. they seem to throw them out every time
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#1061 Hemi

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:08 AM

QQ they got destroyed... DESTROYED I SAY... I could never work at gs for destroying these babies...

#1062 DarkMario616

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:40 AM

I got told these dropped days ago...or at least a GS of mine said they did.

#1063 CAGkrazy

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:45 AM

Nice will check my local store

#1064 invizibleskratchpikl

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:45 AM

I got told these dropped days ago...or at least a GS of mine said they did.


I don't think they did. I saw these in our list of Wednesday (1/30) price changes.

#1065 DarkMario616

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:47 AM

Maybe you're right.

Someone is going to hold them for me tomorrow. NSMB2 and SH: D

Yay. Let's hope the other employees see the note and don't throw it out...I'll get there before they open :P

#1066 gantt

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:37 AM

Could go for LoZ and Skyrim (not the revised one im assuming though.


Correct. The revised Skyrim is full price.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:45 AM

Are you fucking serious? It's going to take hours to add all those to the alphabetized list. I am getting ready to go somewhere, I will update this evening when I get home.

More like 5 minutes. I just updated the OP. :razz:

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#1068 Dark Rider

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:49 AM

More like 5 minutes. I just updated the OP. :razz:


Lol. We just did it at the same time I guess. I was actually referring to the complete alphabetized list of GS drops. It's done though. The OP has been updated.

#1069 Josef

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:57 AM

This thread is like one giant cock tease.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:15 AM

My Gamestop down the block threw out a box full of the following tonight, I grabbed my cart and rolled it all back home

MoH: Warfighter ( 6 )
NCAA Football 13 ( 1 )
Little Big Planet Racing ( 3 )
Silent Hill Downpour ( 4 )
Sleeping Dogs ( 3 )
New Super Mario Bros. 2 ( 1 )
Ghost Recon:FS ( 5 )
Zombi U ( 7 )

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:06 AM

My Gamestop down the block threw out a box full of the following tonight, I grabbed my cart and rolled it all back home

MoH: Warfighter ( 6 )
NCAA Football 13 ( 1 )
Little Big Planet Racing ( 3 )
Silent Hill Downpour ( 4 )
Sleeping Dogs ( 3 )
New Super Mario Bros. 2 ( 1 )
Ghost Recon:FS ( 5 )
Zombi U ( 7 )


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#1072 DarkMario616

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:42 PM

Picked up NSMB2 and SH Downpour. Asked if they had any others and her reply was I do not know and do not care.

Someone hates their job...

#1073 Romeo

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

I wonder this. GameStop in particular tosses guides a the time, some times hundreds from one store. It happens generally monthly. I can't imagine the guide industry and GameStop makes much profit at all in the end since so many go to waste, so why bother even carrying them in store anymore?

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

I lucked out and was able to get a DOA 5 guide and a Playstation All-Stars Guide as well.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:23 PM

I wonder this. GameStop in particular tosses guides a the time, some times hundreds from one store. It happens generally monthly. I can't imagine the guide industry and GameStop makes much profit at all in the end since so many go to waste, so why bother even carrying them in store anymore?


An accosiate told me they rarely actually sell them. It's far more likely for them to be dumped. Great haul today though, I got:
2x Ghost Recon
2x Lego Batman 2
2x Sleeping Dogs
1x MoH Warfighter
1x Fable the Journey
1x Zombi U
1x PS All Stars Battle Royal

There were plenty more there, but I decided to only take ten.

#1076 Romeo

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:31 PM

An accosiate told me they rarely actually sell them. It's far more likely for them to be dumped. Great haul today though, I got:
2x Ghost Recon
2x Lego Batman 2
2x Sleeping Dogs
1x MoH Warfighter
1x Fable the Journey
1x Zombi U
1x PS All Stars Battle Royal

There were plenty more there, but I decided to only take ten.




I know.. They waste more then they sell, it's nuts.

Tad jealous of your haul. My local store had inventory and a manager there opening early so my hookup didn't get any guides at all, even for himself. Everything is gone, I completely missed out. Quite bothered by it.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:54 PM

I had gotten 1 of each of the guides. Was very happy with my haul i got When I was gonna check out the guy freak out and told me he could get fired if he gave them to me. Because the regional manager comes and makes sure those guides are destroyed.

I just said ok and walked out. Oh well. I'll go to another GameStop later.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:34 PM

While on the hunt for GC games for other cags was only able to get one of the three I wanted Tekken TT2. Still looking for Lego Batman 2 and Silent Hill. My local sold a boatload during the 50% off sale but they assured me that when the stock in the back drops they got me. I saw the stock they had left. 30+ copies of Halo 4 COD BO II AC III. Never seen that many HC guides before crazy!
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:14 PM

new drops 1/31/13

nintendo land
mass effect 3 (reg edition)
little big planet karting

got all three today :D
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:19 PM

new drops 1/31/13

nintendo land
mass effect 3 (reg edition)
little big planet karting

got all three today :D


Wow. I got ME3 guide when they had the 50% off all guides. WTF!!!