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#1 Hyunkel

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:12 PM

Noticed this when I went to the Staples in La Gare Centrale here in Quebec. Of the top of my head:

Paper Mario - Sticker Star ($13)
Uncharted Vita ($20)
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom Vita ($20)
Max Payne 3 ($20)
Mass Effect 3 ($15)
RE: Operation Raccoon City ($20)
Hitman Absolution ($39)
Skyrim ($45)
Killzone Trilogy ($25)
Sleeping Dogs ($40)
FF XIII-2 ($20)

I picked up Paper Mario myself.

One of my friends went to another staples and confirmed the prices were the same there.

#2 ikariwarriors

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:18 PM

That's a good price for Sticker Star.

#3 Icetron

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:55 AM

Gonna check tomorrow. :) Hope I can grab Paper Mario.

#4 gaboumafou

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:21 PM

Got Paper Mario. Thanks a lot! I was on the fence with that game, but at that price, I'm willing to give it a try.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:34 PM

I just came here to post about Mario: SS. Worth noting that this deal HASN'T been on RFD yet, so you're chances of getting Mario are still decent.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:23 PM

No Mario at Staples in Aurora. :(

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#7 ragnar14

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 10:22 PM

So skimmed over my local Staples (by the Knight Street bridge) and didn't see any Paper Mario's.
They did have a small bin with a kinda interesting selection of stuff though, I assume these deals would be in that sort of bin? Anyone know if that new-ish Atlus Sherlock Holmes game is any good? It's $20. I like Atlus, and I like Sherlock Holmes, but I dunno if I'd want that...
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#8 Hyunkel

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:22 PM

They did have a small bin with a kinda interesting selection of stuff though, I assume these deals would be in that sort of bin? Anyone know if that new-ish Atlus Sherlock Holmes game is any good? It's $20. I like Atlus, and I like Sherlock Holmes, but I dunno if I'd want that...

I saw a similar bin at mine, but, no, the deals in the OP were on the regular display cases with big yellow "clearance" stickers in front of them.

#9 Tenren

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:56 PM

No Mario in Mississauga, but there was Dragon Age 2 for $10.

#10 Icetron

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:57 PM

Thanks for the tip OP, I grabbed a copy in Vancouver (Paper Mario).

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:55 AM

I'm hopeful Sleeping Dogs will show up for free on PSN+ but I'm definitely checking for Paper Mario tomorrow. Got two of them walking distance from work.

#12 Tenren

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:01 AM

Would anyone be willing to snag a Paper Mario for me? I'd pay shipping + a tip of course. PM me!

#13 denpanosekai

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 03:49 PM

No Sticker Star left in Montreal.

#14 Icetron

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 07:32 PM

Would anyone be willing to snag a Paper Mario for me? I'd pay shipping + a tip of course. PM me!


If no one else found one for you, I can head to school earlier tomorrow and see because my school is next to the Staples I went to.

I saw a similar bin at mine, but, no, the deals in the OP were on the regular display cases with big yellow "clearance" stickers in front of them.


Weird, at my Staples it wasn't even tagged as a sale but I went up to purchase it anyways and it was the sale price.

#15 SamuraiSmurfette

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:55 PM

Just a side note: Staples is no longer YMMV.

They've changed the clearance policy. It'll be marked down in the system chainwide, with no additional "manager's discretion" discounts or anything like that.

So, if you bought something for $10 at your Staples, it will be that price at every one. Even if someone forgot to change a price tag on the shelf.

#16 mrsamsa

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:41 PM

No paper Mario in Airdrie. They had a decent selection of console clearance though

#17 Tenren

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 01:53 AM

If no one else found one for you, I can head to school earlier tomorrow and see because my school is next to the Staples I went to.


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#18 denpanosekai

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 11:35 AM

I'll paypal 25$ for a Sticker Star shipped to Quebec.

#19 Icetron

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:41 AM

I went back to Staples, but they didn't have anymore. Sorry guys. :/

I asked for like 3 copies in case people wanted them, but they didn't have any.

#20 IceCreamTaco

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 12:14 AM

Thx for the post!

Checked the staples in st-eustache and in gare centrale montreal - no Sticker Star.

Did however pick up uncharted and UMVC3 for vita , 20 each :)

#21 wrathchild

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:48 AM

I also found some notable deals in the clearance bins

Akai Katana -360
otomedius Excellent -360
Batman Arkham City- 360
Each for $10
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