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GameFly Subscription GC sale - effectively half price at $22.95/2 mo./2 games


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#61 gunnm

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:28 AM

If I buy a Cert now can I use it whenever? Or does it go into effect at time of purchase?
very dumb question I know but haven't used GF for a year

You can hold onto the certificate if you don't wanna use it yet

#62 KrebStar

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:34 AM

What happens when game gets lost in the mail? I heard horror storys.


I've been using gamefly for years, have had a few games go missing, and never had a single problem. Just told them when I sent it, they mark it as lost on your account, and send a new one.

Now, I'm sure if you get too many marked lost on your account, especially within a short period of time, they will assume you are stealing them and cancel on you. Although, to be fair, if you are losing that many games, you may want to start patting down the mailman.

#63 Velo214

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:09 AM

OMG now this is on the front page of cag? this has been the same deal since i can remember... i hope this attention doesn't get it killed off...

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#64 Bill Mcdougal

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:00 PM

Looking at my bank statement, I think these certificates may even be tax-free, while paying for your sub normally adds tax? Even better deal if I read that correctly.

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#65 jgressley

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:12 PM

Looking at my bank statement, I think these certificates may even be tax-free, while paying for your sub normally adds tax? Even better deal if I read that correctly.

Not true in all cases. I was charged tax for the certificate.


#66 El Toro Fuerte

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:42 PM

In for 3.

Still have two 2 month 2 out Gamefly subs from this deal last year... Need to get using these.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:55 PM

Yes.

You are getting two months for the price of one.

Say you are doing 2-games out at a time, which is normally $22.95+ tax (or something similar [ we'll round it up to $25 for arguments sake ]).

Normally, two months at this level would cost you $50. However, if you purchase the GC, you are getting two months for $25. You are pretty much cutting your bill in half.


But how do you apply to your account.. i'm autobilled each month

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#68 Goomba Stomper

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

I bought 3 of the 2 games out at a time certificates. I have about 15 games in my Que but only one has been shipped so far (put the code in two days ago)

Does is usually take this long to ship the second game?

#69 jcwkings

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:50 PM

so once i buy 2 months, i can get another 2 months?

#70 Snuggelz

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:13 PM

But how do you apply to your account.. i'm autobilled each month


You go to "My Account" and to the left of the "Refer a Friend" Program, put your code in the "Redeem a Gift Certificate" box.

so once i buy 2 months, i can get another 2 months?


Read the OP. Yes, however, there is a limit to how many is purchased; but no limit to how many you can use.

#71 PhilsUtley26

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:14 PM

I bought 3 of the 2 games out at a time certificates. I have about 15 games in my Que but only one has been shipped so far (put the code in two days ago)

Does is usually take this long to ship the second game?


Depends on availability. Unless its High don't expect to get the game.

#72 Morlac

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:12 PM

What happens when game gets lost in the mail? I heard horror storys.



No horror story here. I've been a gamefly customer for years - maybe two years ago I went through a nightmarish period in which I was both going through games quickly AND quite a few were lost in the mail when I returned them. I don't recall exactly how many it was over how short of a period but I think it was like three or four lost within three or four months on a 2-game-at-a-time account.

Bottom Line - Gamefly was very patient with me but finally said something like "look, that's it, if another game goes missing we are going to have to cancel your account." I ended up deciding to go out of my way to mail the games back from mailboxes OUTSIDE my own town. Strangely enough, I haven't had a game lost since then.

#73 gn2007

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:06 PM

i just bought 5 of these and how long does it take to send to your email?

#74 Tarheel76

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:21 PM

i just bought 5 of these and how long does it take to send to your email?


I'm waiting like yourself....I just bought one to see how "easy" it would be before I considered purchasing more. I see the charge on my debit card.....hmmmmm.

Glad I printed out the confirmation page, because it looks like I may have to call them tomorrow. It's weird that their phone support is only open for 4hrs.
WTH ?!!

#75 gn2007

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:25 PM

I'm waiting like yourself....I just bought one to see how "easy" it would be before I considered purchasing more. I see the charge on my debit card.....hmmmmm.

Glad I printed out the confirmation page, because it looks like I may have to call them tomorrow. It's weird that their phone support is only open for 4hrs.
WTH ?!!


yeah i know i been a member for a year and was like hell be a nice way to save money and they haven't done me bad i go to my account and it shows that i bought certificates and are delivered all ready and I will be really pissed if I don't get them been waiting 20 mins now i choose the immidieately route too

#76 Tarheel76

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:32 PM

yeah i know i been a member for a year and was like hell be a nice way to save money and they haven't done me bad i go to my account and it shows that i bought certificates and are delivered all ready and I will be really pissed if I don't get them been waiting 20 mins now i choose the immidieately route too


Same here......this month marks a year for me, and like yourself, I see in my account it shows that I purchased a gc, and it was delivered. At least I know it's not just me that's waiting on the gc code. It really looks like we're going to slam them tomorrow with phone calls, because their "email support" system is a joke.

#77 gn2007

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:34 PM

i will wait a bit more and see but it is quite ridiculous you pay for it and then it says delivered all ready when its not in my email yet ehh i have faith but will be pissed if I don't get the certificates

#78 gn2007

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:42 PM

Same here......this month marks a year for me, and like yourself, I see in my account it shows that I purchased a gc, and it was delivered. At least I know it's not just me that's waiting on the gc code. It really looks like we're going to slam them tomorrow with phone calls, because their "email support" system is a joke.


well they just started to pop up in my email was talking to support via chat online and she said sometimes there is a lag so its all good now

#79 Tarheel76

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:46 PM

well they just started to pop up in my email was talking to support via chat online and she said sometimes there is a lag so its all good now


Yeah, there was a lag alright.....a 45 min one.....I just got all the emails as well.

*whew*

#80 Tamizander

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:44 PM

Thanks - paid for five so im good until next October. A great deal.
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#81 LordVila

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:58 PM

Thanks for the heads up OP! Picked up 2 of the 1 game out at a time gift certificates and had instant delivery.

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#82 doctorfaustus

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:29 AM

Off topic, but do they still offer discounts on used games for members?
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#83 gunnm

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:34 AM

Off topic, but do they still offer discounts on used games for members?

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#84 doctorfaustus

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:49 AM

If you're on a one month trial will the gift certificate begin after the trial month?

#85 gunnm

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:50 AM

Yup

#86 Snuggelz

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 02:44 AM

If you're on a one month trial will the gift certificate begin after the trial month?


Yes.

#87 gunnm

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 03:04 AM

thanks for clearing that up

#88 sandman8288

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 04:43 AM

Ordered 5 of these, probably will order a few more on another account after I get paid.

#89 purplepanda

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:53 PM

once the giftcard is sent, when is the latest it can be redeemed? Can I save a 2 month certificate until the summer if I wanted to?

#90 Bosamba

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:56 PM

once the giftcard is sent, when is the latest it can be redeemed? Can I save a 2 month certificate until the summer if I wanted to?


If I buy a Cert now can I use it whenever? Or does it go into effect at time of purchase?
very dumb question I know but haven't used GF for a year


You can hold onto the certificate if you don't wanna use it yet


Someone already answered a similar question to yours.
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