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#5041 SadPanda99

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 05:09 PM


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 05:40 PM

Has anyone been able to get away with purchasing more than 3 per title with their GCU discount? I went over the limit thinking it was 3 per title per platform just like the trade ins :\ this was the first time I went over though.

My RWZ account with GCU was banned, so its possible. I'm not able to sign on to it or make online or instore purchases when using it. I did go over the limit a few times around the holidays. When I called in they never confirmed that going over the GCU limit caused it, but I think it played a part.



#5043 SadPanda99

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 06:03 PM

My RWZ account with GCU was banned, so its possible. I'm not able to sign on to it or make online or instore purchases when using it. I did go over the limit a few times around the holidays. When I called in they never confirmed that going over the GCU limit caused it, but I think it played a part.

You're the 1st person I've heard of to have GCU banned ?

 

Are you able to trade, and when you say you went over the limit are we talking 1-2 extra or something else.


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#5044 BudzMcGee

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 06:49 PM

Their probably not going ban unless a person goes crazy overboard & even then it`ll take some time. Just be careful not to going forward.

This is my guess too. At the end of the day the policy only exist to limit people from buying 100 copies of something for the intent of reselling. 


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 07:01 PM

You're the 1st person I've heard of to have GCU banned ?

 

Are you able to trade, and when you say you went over the limit are we talking 1-2 extra or something else.

I haven't tried a trade in a while so I'm not sure. I went over the 3 per limit a few times with different games. I was mostly buying for friends and presents for Christmas time. This is the error I get when trying to sign in.

 

E03: The information you entered is correct, however we are unable to access your account. Please call Customer Care at 1-888-Best Buy (I-888-237-8289) for assistance.



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Posted 24 March 2014 - 07:35 PM

I haven't tried a trade in a while so I'm not sure. I went over the 3 per limit a few times with different games. I was mostly buying for friends and presents for Christmas time. This is the error I get when trying to sign in.

E03: The information you entered is correct, however we are unable to access your account. Please call Customer Care at 1-888-Best Buy (I-888-237-8289) for assistance.

I have the same error, I was able to get around it by creating a new bestbuy.Com account and calling in to have the two accounts linked. I never bought more than 3 copies of a game, so it wasn't an account ban.

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 08:02 PM

I have the same error, I was able to get around it by creating a new bestbuy.Com account and calling in to have the two accounts linked. I never bought more than 3 copies of a game, so it wasn't an account ban.

That's interesting, when they got back to me I was told that my RWZ account was banned and there was nothing they could do to reinstate it. They wouldn't even give me a reason as to why. Thank you for posting though I will definitely try your method.



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Posted 24 March 2014 - 09:29 PM

That's interesting, when they got back to me I was told that my RWZ account was banned and there was nothing they could do to reinstate it. They wouldn't even give me a reason as to why. Thank you for posting though I will definitely try your method.

Post on the forums. It honestly seems like they divide the employees based on some sort of merit test. Those capable of solving a high school level math based word problem and those who spell their name wrong on the same test. The latter wind up on the phone service and the former wind up working on the forums. 


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 10:37 PM

Post on the forums. It honestly seems like they divide the employees based on some sort of merit test. Those capable of solving a high school level math based word problem and those who spell their name wrong on the same test. The latter wind up on the phone service and the former wind up working on the forums.


The social media team is also pretty responsive. Twitter@bestbuy.com.

#5050 mask-air-raid

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 06:12 AM

I got my confirmation e-mail. It says that they will ship a gift card through USPS within 7 days. I thought it was an e-gift card.


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Posted 25 March 2014 - 06:52 AM

I got my confirmation e-mail. It says that they will ship a gift card through USPS within 7 days. I thought it was an e-gift card.

They always say that (a confirmation email  I have from last week where later I received an egift says will be mailed), but you'll receive an e-gift. I believe they use to send USPS and the automated reply just never was corrected. You'll get an email with the e-gift in 2/3 days now.



#5052 mask-air-raid

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 07:00 AM

Thanks. The last time they were meant to mail a gift card, they didn't mail it until I called again two weeks later asking about the status. Then they cancelled it when I got it and they mailed another one.


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#5053 Flash15

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 03:14 PM

Nope, you'll have to receive a received email first. They come in at exactly 2 A.M. each day. After that it takes about 3 days more.

how long does it take after they receive it to send the email? my game arrived yesterday


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#5054 Vigilante

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 03:19 PM

how long does it take after they receive it to send the email? my game arrived yesterday

IIRC, it takes nearly a week, but I'm not 100% positive on that. If you don't hear anything within 7 days after they received it, you can contact them with the Trade-In ID, but you shouldn't need to do that.


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Posted 25 March 2014 - 03:20 PM

They always say that (a confirmation email I have from last week where later I received an egift says will be mailed), but you'll receive an e-gift. I believe they use to send USPS and the automated reply just never was corrected. You'll get an email with the e-gift in 2/3 days now.


Really? I have a $5 GC coming from them for something and it was supposed to be here over a week ago. Wonder if it was an e-gift card instead...

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#5056 Flash15

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 08:09 PM

IIRC, it takes nearly a week, but I'm not 100% positive on that. If you don't hear anything within 7 days after they received it, you can contact them with the Trade-In ID, but you shouldn't need to do that.


Okay I see. I'll give it till the end of the week and send them an email. Don't want it expiring and then losing out. Thanks

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#5057 Flash15

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 09:30 AM

Doesn't BB email you the gift card for the value of your game? I got the email saying: "Within 7 calendar days, a gift card will be mailed to you via the U.S. Postal Service."


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#5058 Narukami

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 10:03 AM

Doesn't BB email you the gift card for the value of your game? I got the email saying: "Within 7 calendar days, a gift card will be mailed to you via the U.S. Postal Service."

 

It says that for everyone. It's wrong. In 2-3 days, you'll be emailed your e-gift card.



#5059 Flash15

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 02:42 PM

It says that for everyone. It's wrong. In 2-3 days, you'll be emailed your e-gift card.


Ahh I see. Thank you

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#5060 Velo214

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 03:45 PM

yup. i just got the e-gift card after that fighter within fiasco. you can print and use instore tho or online


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Posted 26 March 2014 - 04:30 PM

Still mad at myself for not trading in last week when they had the promo for xb1\ps4 goin. Atleast I locked some in at $40 online..Already sent one in and planning to send the other two by this week.

 

It has to be received within 14 days from quote correct?


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#5062 Narukami

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 05:12 PM

Ahh I see. Thank you

 

You're welcome.

 

Still mad at myself for not trading in last week when they had the promo for xb1\ps4 goin. Atleast I locked some in at $40 online..Already sent one in and planning to send the other two by this week.

 

It has to be received within 14 days from quote correct?

 

Yes.



#5063 Flash15

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 06:52 PM

yup. i just got the e-gift card after that fighter within fiasco. you can print and use instore tho or online


Yup that's good. Just would rather have it by email than mail.

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 10:40 PM

Still mad at myself for not trading in last week when they had the promo for xb1\ps4 goin. Atleast I locked some in at $40 online..Already sent one in and planning to send the other two by this week.

 

It has to be received within 14 days from quote correct?

Yeah, kinda sucks I lost out on the extra $4 but oh well. Need to get my Battlefield 4 in the mail. Good news though is that the place it goes is like a mile down the road from where I work. lol


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Posted 26 March 2014 - 11:21 PM

Yeah, kinda sucks I lost out on the extra $4 but oh well. Need to get my Battlefield 4 in the mail. Good news though is that the place it goes is like a mile down the road from where I work. lol



Lol I'm sending that same game in.

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#5066 Gedemer

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 11:43 PM

So do people w/o Gamers Unlocked not get points anymore for trading in games?


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#5067 mask-air-raid

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 11:44 PM

You should get points. It's just less.


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#5068 guyver2077

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 12:34 AM

I wish they would roll over some of the instore benefits to the online trade ins..


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#5069 Gedemer

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 01:45 AM

You should get points. It's just less.

Yea a best buy customer rep tried telling me through email that I dont get point.


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#5070 david0820

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 01:49 AM

Yea a best buy customer rep tried telling me through email that I dont get point.

I think you get double points for gcu and regular points for just rewards membership.