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Best Buy - Save $50 on any $100 purchase with Mastercard - Emailed Coupon YMMV?


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#31 jaimefbh

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

I wonder if it is like redbox, tied to the card number. Unless it works on pre-paid master cards.

#32 FatherChesz

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

I wish BestBuy used NFC payments, the only Mastercard I have is the virtual one Google Wallet uses. :(

#33 oasisboy

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:09 PM

Can Anyone confirm it works? I need some pulse headsets.
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#34 irishsoccermbw

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:10 PM

I'll be in front of Best Buy at 10am to try it out, apparently some stores open at 9...but not mine.

#35 Psychonik

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:13 PM

I just so happen to be going to Sioux Falls today to shop gonna see if I can't make a trip to best but while there.

#36 plus1zero

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:13 PM

Wow nice. Is this in store only? I need a portable HDD and an external DVD writer

#37 litepink

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

Wow nice. Is this in store only? I need a portable HDD and an external DVD writer


In store only, yes

#38 Gareee

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

Hmm..... if this works, we could pick up some skylanders giants, and a BT keyboard and mouse I was eyeing up.

Or maybe they have some CE editions in stock worth picking up?

To bad the Best Buy cc isn't a mastercard, so you could stack the reward credits.

#39 lancielegend

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

I got that e-mail but didn't have a link to print out the coupon, could it be just for best buy mastercard users?

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

Did anyone else notice under exclusions that the 90" Sharp TV does not qualify? You'd think they wouldn't mind giving you an extra $50 off a $9,000 TV. It is already on sale for $1,000 off, so maybe that's why.

#41 Symphonix

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

I got that e-mail but didn't have a link to print out the coupon, could it be just for best buy mastercard users?


Nah, it says "Save $50 when You Spend $100 in-store
and pay with any MasterCard®1"

#42 plus1zero

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:25 PM

Wow nice. Is this in store only? I need a portable HDD and an external DVD writer

#43 voormis

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:26 PM

If this isn't a unique coupon then I can see this getting extremely out of hand.

#44 tmonahan87

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:27 PM

I do not see anywhere that it excludes preorders...Can you even pay in full for preorders at store? If so, this is golden!

#45 JMClarkent

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:27 PM

If this isn't a unique coupon then I can see this getting extremely out of hand.


Agreed. It seems almost too good. Who will be the first brave soul?
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#46 SteveGo

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:27 PM

If this isn't a unique coupon then I can see this getting extremely out of hand.


It's not unique...

http://image.emailin...oupon_final.pdf

#47 jam8611

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:33 PM

man I was upset i missed the 50 dollar glitch on the EA games last week of sale prices in store but this makes up for it if it works!

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:33 PM

I just closed my bank account that used mastercard...

I want a 3ds XL, so I would have bought a Bestbuy giftcard for 100 and then immediately used it on the XL. Maybe I can have a friend or parent used their card and I just give them the cash.

#49 voormis

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:34 PM

It's not unique...

http://image.emailin...oupon_final.pdf


This just doesn't make much sense. Unless MC is offering incentives for BB to take MC payments, this just...I don't know. How could this not end up being a disaster for them?

#50 oasisboy

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:34 PM

I will make a trip at lunch time. Will try for pulse headsets.
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#51 litepink

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:36 PM

If this worked on pre-orders by paying the full amount up front, you could pre-order 12 of the “Victory can be pre-ordered” games for about $770 after tax. Minus the $50 off for each pair and divide that by 12 and it’s about $40/game, plus your $20 reward.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:38 PM

Any chance I could preorder dead space 3 and crisis 3 in full and pay 70 with 40 in certs?

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:38 PM

This just doesn't make much sense. Unless MC is offering incentives for BB to take MC payments, this just...I don't know. How could this not end up being a disaster for them?

Secret going-out-of-business sale? It may be a secret to them too...

#54 Geco17

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:41 PM

I do not see anywhere that it excludes preorders...Can you even pay in full for preorders at store? If so, this is golden!


From what I've been told in store, the new system for preorders has been updated and allows you to pay in full!

#55 tmonahan87

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:42 PM

Any chance I could preorder dead space 3 and crisis 3 in full and pay 70 with 40 in certs?


That is my hope! Although I'm going to go with MGR instead of Dead Space. I won't be able to try it until tomorrow at the earliest.
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#56 mrwogs2

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:43 PM

Def going to try this out today on some games. Everyone else, report in as well.

#57 Woocls

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:43 PM

From what I've been told in store, the new system for preorders has been updated and allows you to pay in full!

I pre-paid all my in-store pre-orders last year. I hate trying to deal with that mess at midnight releases. So I don't know what needed updated.

#58 Geco17

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:47 PM

I pre-paid all my in-store pre-orders last year. I hate trying to deal with that mess at midnight releases. So I don't know what needed updated.


My stores never let me do that. It was always the $5 max, return the PO then apply it to the full price when checking out on release. They had 2 SKUs for 1 item. They updated it to where it's only 1 now and lets you pay in full. You might have been the testers for the new system? I'm not sure.

But on topic, anyone try this out yet?

#59 Symphonix

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:50 PM

Can't wait to hear the reports on gift cards. If it works, Best Buy out of business by the end of year from this one week deal! ;D

#60 chicagocubsfan

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:51 PM

What's the header of the email? I didn't get it, but is everyone saying it isn't unique?

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