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#61 ssjmichael

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

Got a $5 credit through their chat system

You are now connected to Tracy from Amazon.com.

Me: Hi, I just did a promotion where if I posted an answer to facebook and shared it, I qualified for a $5 Amazon credit. The credit however is not being applied to my account.

Tracy: Hello, my name is Tracy. I'm sorry to hear you have not received your Amazon credit. I'll be happy to help you.
Michael do you have the link you can provide me for that promotion?

Me: This was the link, but the facebook $5 offer was removed. I already shared it on my account and it said the $5 was applied to my account, but it doesn''t show up:
http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

Tracy: Thank you, one moment please.

Me: I don't know if you can see images but I took a screenshot of the $5 offer: http://img805.images...0/5fbfusion.png

Tracy: I can see the picture however I am not able to read the terms and conditions. One moment please while I continue to research this.

Me: here are the terms, which I saved too:

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. The promotion is valid for a limited time only, and promotional credits are limited. Amazon reserves the right to modify or cancel the promotion at any time.
2. Your Facebook account must be connected to Amazon to claim the promotional credit.
3. After you see the Share & Claim action confirmation, a $5 credit will be applied to your Amazon account and will remain there until it has been applied toward an eligible purchase or until it expires at 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2013, whichever occurs first.
4. Promotional credit may only be applied to the purchase of eligible items that are sold and shipped by Amazon.com. Promotional credit may not be applied to (i) the purchase of Amazon.com Gift Cards or (ii) items sold by sellers other than Amazon.com. For example, promotional credit may be applied to body wash offered by Amazon.com, but promotional credit may not be applied to the same body wash offered by other sellers on the Amazon.com website.
5. If you have not used the full $5 value of the promotional credit on an eligible purchase, we will automatically apply the remaining balance of your promotional credit on each of your additional eligible purchases until you have used its full value or until the promotional credit expires, whichever occurs first.
6. Void where prohibited and in case of fraud.
7. If you violate any of the Terms and Conditions, the promotion will be invalid, and the promotional credit will not apply.
8. The promotion is not transferable, not for resale and is not redeemable for cash.

Tracy: Thank you Michael.

Michael, I'm issuing a $5.00 promotional certificate to your account. This amount will automatically apply the next time you order an item shipped and sold by Amazon.com. You won't need a claim code. For more information about using your promotional certificate visit: http://www.amazon.co...onalcertificate
Is there anything else I can assist you with today?



#62 cranky2

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

Same here, and so I cancelled the order and sent an e-mail requesting the return of my revoked credit.

The key to these situations with Amazon is not to freak out or be rude - just e-mail (never CHAT!) and ask nicely for what it is they said they'd deliver. In this case, they've paid you $5 credit to promote a shitty car on your Facebook page. They'll more than likely eat it, on this one, if I had to guess.

...if, for no other reason, because they can check out my account, see I'm a great customer, and realize that had they not revoked the $5 credit, they'd have sold $40 worth of shitty Warhammer 40k paperbacks gathering dust in the warehouse.

#63 KingofOldSchool

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:57 PM

Same here, and so I cancelled the order and sent an e-mail requesting the return of my revoked credit.

The key to these situations with Amazon is not to freak out or be rude - just e-mail (never CHAT!) and ask nicely for what it is they said they'd deliver.


Never chat?

Man, I guess those of us who have had plenty of chat success stories were just imagining things.
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#64 whoknows

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

I used chat and asked about it and she gave me $5. Took like a minute.

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#65 Vigilante

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:01 PM

Boy, am I glad I checked this thread even though I got in on the deal, as I wouldn't have known the $5 wasn't applying. I'm chatting with a rep right now and I want to ask: Has anyone else chatted recently with Amazon and gotten a non-American-named rep? ssjmichael's post has a "Tracy", and I'm speaking with a "Michael", and that's not what I'm used to seeing.

I'm just curious, that's all. I haven't done a chat in about a month.

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#66 KingofOldSchool

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:08 PM

Boy, am I glad I checked this thread even though I got in on the deal, as I wouldn't have known the $5 wasn't applying. I'm chatting with a rep right now and I want to ask: Has anyone else chatted recently with Amazon and gotten a non-American-named rep? ssjmichael's post has a "Tracy", and I'm speaking with a "Michael", and that's not what I'm used to seeing.

I'm just curious, that's all. I haven't done a chat in about a month.


I get more the Njahaama type names, but on the rare occasion I get more "Americanized" names, the person I talked to a bit ago was named Joanna.

It seems more earlier in the day you are more likely to get those.
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#67 Methoes

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:08 PM

Here is my chat with CS... No go. :(

Me:Hello - I recently participated in the $5 credit for sharing: What I think about the new 2013 Ford Fusion promotion and the $5 didn’t get apply to my account. Can you look into this for me?11:00:15 AM
James:Hello Edward, my name is James. I'll be happy to look into your question.11:00:23 AM
James:I'm sorry to hear that you have problem with your promotion.11:01:00 AM
James: May I place you on hold for 1-2 minutes while I check this for you?11:02:15 AM

Me:No problem11:02:23 AM

James:Thanks for waiting, Edward. I need to look into the problem with this promotion, and it'll take a bit more time than usual. 11:04:11 AM
James:I just wanted to let you know I'll write back in 24-48 hours with more information.11:04:19 AM

Me:Here is the link which it has been updated to show that the promotion has ended. (I was able to do this prior just to let you know):06:28 AM

James:Thanks for your information. 11:06:48 AM
James:I'll check with our marketing team regarding this promotion and get back to you via e-mail within 24-48 hours.

#68 jkam

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:10 PM

I got the marketing response as well. I'll see what happens.

#69 emeraldgsl

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

I got the marketing response as well. I'll see what happens.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

My Chat with Amazon CS:

Me: Hi, I just did a promotion where if I posted an answer to facebook and shared it, I qualified for a $5 Amazon credit. The credit however is not being applied to my account.

Veena:promo was expired, hence as an exception aplied $5 promo

Me:I'm sorry?

Veena:Please allow me a minute or two while I research this for you.

Me:Thank you.
I did the promotion while it was still alive
It said $5 has been credited, but it doesn't show up when I try to checkout.

Veena:I'll apply $5 promotion redit to account.

Me:Thank you.

Veena:Promotional certificate has been issued.
Is there anything else I can do for you today?

Me:So when I go to checkout next, it will show up?

Veena:Yes.

And BOOM... It works.

#71 Tony Da Tiger

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:16 PM

Gave me the marketing response as well and said I'll receive an email in a couple of hours.

#72 jkam

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:20 PM

My Chat with Amazon CS:

Me: Hi, I just did a promotion where if I posted an answer to facebook and shared it, I qualified for a $5 Amazon credit. The credit however is not being applied to my account.

Veena:promo was expired, hence as an exception aplied $5 promo

Me:I'm sorry?

Veena:Please allow me a minute or two while I research this for you.

Me:Thank you.
I did the promotion while it was still alive
It said $5 has been credited, but it doesn't show up when I try to checkout.

Veena:I'll apply $5 promotion redit to account.

Me:Thank you.

Veena:Promotional certificate has been issued.
Is there anything else I can do for you today?

Me:So when I go to checkout next, it will show up?

Veena:Yes.

And BOOM... It works.


Maybe I should hit up chat until I get a more willing associate. lol

#73 GamerDude316

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:22 PM

I had the video thing happen too, will try their chat when I get home tonight. Hopefully it works!

#74 Tengaport

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:25 PM

I guess I'll give the chat thing a shot before I delete the stupid post from my Facebook page.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:27 PM

Almost too easy.

You are now connected to James from Amazon.com.
Me:I did the Ford Fusion promotion you had on your website. If I shared it, I would receive a $5 credit. I was about to check out, when I realized that the credit wasn't applied to my order.

James:Hello, my name is James. I'll be happy to help you.
I have applied the promo to the account.Is there anything else i can help you with today?

Me:No. Thank you very much.

James:You've been a pleasure to chat to. To close our chat, click "End Chat" in the window and Thanks for your time as I worked this out for you. Have a great day.


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#76 henry00x

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:30 PM

ditto marketing response get back to me via email

#77 Tengaport

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:31 PM

Denied...

James:I need to look into the problem with this promotion, and it'll take a bit more time than usual. I just wanted to let you know I'll write back in 24-48 hours via e-mail with more information.



#78 slidecage

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:34 PM

is 5 bucks worth getting you account banned.... i think not
WOOOO I STINK

#79 YBX87

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:36 PM

is 5 bucks worth getting you account banned.... i think not

agree, not worth it

#80 limelisa6481

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:38 PM

Some people on SD are reporting that their promo credit are working again without contacting CS.

#81 whoknows

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:39 PM

is 5 bucks worth getting you account banned.... i think not


You aren't going to get banned unless you constantly take advantage of Amazon.

If you do that then you probably deserve to get banned.

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#82 SephirothWF

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:39 PM

How can you get banned? I'm on my phone so reading the last few pages is risky becausr my connection is poor atm.

I checked my account and the credit shows up.

#83 Tengaport

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:40 PM

yep - confirmed! $5 credit in my account

#84 jkam

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:42 PM

Some people on SD are reporting that their promo credit are working again without contacting CS.


Woohoo! It's back! Lol.

#85 jcarlon

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:45 PM

Yep, worked for me as well, after initially not showing up this morning.

#86 tukai

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

Mine was taken away. I contacted a CS rep and provided the links and terms and got it back.

#87 zeke222

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

credits back

#88 Saix_XIII

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

Seems dead, tells me the promotion has expired. Dang

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#89 TheGuardianWolf

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:00 PM

Reeeeally could have used this towards FE:A. :(

#90 ssjmichael

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

is 5 bucks worth getting you account banned.... i think not


still going on with that bit of idiocy I see.