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Free Snow White Steelbook w/pre-order at Best Buy


#31 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   42349 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 02:56 PM

Has anyone ever had problems using the $10 off coupons at BB? I've used them at TRU several times with absolutely no issues. But haven't tried it at BB.

They are a participating retailer for the coupon, though I've had issues with them trying to scan the UPC on the coupon. Normally they'll try to scan the UPC and when they can't, they put in a code for "Manufacturer Coupon" and the $10 value for the coupon. It prints out as such on the receipt, and they stick the coupon in their drawer when they're finished with the transaction.

Target, it scans the UPC without any issue and knocks off the $10 automatically.

so i have a question. since bb pricematches, would they take into consideration the price of the steelbook? so say toys r us sells it for 5 dollars cheaper, would they say their copy only cost 12 (26.99-14.99)?

I'm not sure to be honest. It's a "free" steelbook case for the movie, so in theory, it's the same with or without the steelbook. You'd have to find out when you try to do a PM.

It really depends on the BB, I have 3 near me. 1 will take the coupons, 1 will take the coupons and let me pm, 1 won't let me PM with a receipt sometimes, yet other times it will let me PM without anything at all.

Generally I think they're OK with it.

Any PM use, either via the normal PM process or a manual price change, that stops coupon use in the register. To do a PM + coupon, they would have to make a manual price change for the PM + coupon price, and that'll need a key-turn/manager/senior CS rep to "sign" off on it. That's YMMV, as you're seeing with not everyone letting you do it.

#32 fuss   Insert Custom User Title CAGiversary!   1252 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 03:00 PM

so i have a question. since bb pricematches, would they take into consideration the price of the steelbook? so say toys r us sells it for 5 dollars cheaper, would they say their copy only cost 12 (26.99-14.99)?


The total of the movie is the total of the movie, the 7.50 does not count as a discount - its just you paying some of the price now. If TRU or somebody they usually price match has it for less you can still price match - even with the pre-order and even with the coupon.

They are a participating retailer for the coupon, though I've had issues with them trying to scan the UPC on the coupon. Normally they'll try to scan the UPC and when they can't, they put in a code for "Manufacturer Coupon" and the $10 value for the coupon. It prints out as such on the receipt, and they stick the coupon in their drawer when they're finished with the transaction.


Yup, after they hit total they have to hit F7 to enter the amount of the coupon if it does not scan.

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#33 sail0rm00n   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   48 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 03:51 PM

Is the steelbook case online oos? I can't seem to find it to add it to my cart. TIA

#34 iNCREDiPiNOY   This guy is awesome! CAGiversary!   8998 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:04 PM

I got mine on Sunday morning! :D

#35 LinkinPrime   Always in our hearts... CAGiversary!   43233 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:11 PM

I got lucky and found 2 at the 2nd Best Buy I visited. I had given up hope and on may way towards the outside I spotted an endcap with about 5 right in front of the registers. I picked up 2 for myself.

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#36 iNCREDiPiNOY   This guy is awesome! CAGiversary!   8998 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:26 PM

Prime, you could've picked the last 3.

#37 iNCREDiPiNOY   This guy is awesome! CAGiversary!   8998 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:30 PM

I'll pre-order 2 copies today. Possible Steelbook is RARE item in the future :)

Yes is it possible because its Disney. There are lot of fans out there since childhood, even though they're adult now like me. So

#38 mrhappi79   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   272 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:35 PM

The suspense is killing me!!! I have to wait about 30 more minutes so BB opens to see if they have any left. The last thing I wanna do is drive to different locations just to get one.

It'll be like the Departed steelbook fiasco all over again.

#39 Techsticles   Nihilistic Mystics CAGiversary!   770 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:46 PM

Picked up 2, hopefully I can use my 2 coupons when I go to pick up both copies of the actual movie. Otherwise I'll just be buying 1 copy and hope I can get both preorder payments apllied to it. The coupon does state like previous ones that it's "One Coupon Per Item Purchased".

#40 mrhappi79   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   272 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 05:36 PM

Just got back from getting 2 myself.

It should be pointed out that the case is the same size regardless of whether you purchase the DVD or Blu-ray.

#41 LinkinPrime   Always in our hearts... CAGiversary!   43233 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 06:02 PM

Prime, you could've picked the last 3.


Yeah, I'm regretting it now. I'll make a stop after work, maybe they'll still be there.

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#42 mrhappi79   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   272 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 06:08 PM

Yeah, I'm regretting it now. I'll make a stop after work, maybe they'll still be there.


The Westwood location here by UCLA had about 8 or so left if anyone in the area is looking to buy one.

#43 LinkinPrime   Always in our hearts... CAGiversary!   43233 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 06:51 PM

Too far for me, I'm OC...but thanks!

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#44 dyeknom   Now in 2D CAGiversary!   2971 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 06:52 PM

About a dozen at my store, but they wouldnt let me fully prepay and use the 10$ off BD coupon.

#45 scarface983   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   59 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 07:09 PM

when the clerk scanned the bluray it came out to $14.95 i think , i dont know y . but the dvd came out to $7.50

#46 SakBee   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   274 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 09:54 PM

Mine came out $7.50 for bluray. Thanks OP!

#47 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   42349 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2009 - 09:57 PM

when the clerk scanned the bluray it came out to $14.95 i think , i dont know y . but the dvd came out to $7.50

The steelbook on its own is $14.99, though when they scan the DVD or BR UPC from the back of it, it puts the steelbook down as free ($14.99-$14.99) and charges $7.50 for the pre-order. It's all detailed out on the instructions on the back of the packaging for the steelbook.

About a dozen at my store, but they wouldnt let me fully prepay and use the 10$ off BD coupon.

That's not how they work. You can't buy an item that's not in-stock at the moment. Plus, the coupon isn't live until 10/06/09, so it wouldn't work even if they did let you pre-pay for the whole thing.

#48 Justin42   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3574 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 12:16 AM

Had a bizarre experience, clerk didn't know how to do it correctly and only scanned the Bluray pre-sale code, not the steelbook case UPC itself (receipt only shows the 9425721 pre-sell) . I pointed it out and she looked at me like I was insane. She asked the other cashier who similarly told me it was right, you just scan the bluray UPC code. They even read the directions saying to scan both and told me they were right.

I guess as long as I get the proper credit on pickup it's ok.

(gotta love the typo on the front-- you can buy either the "Blu-ray + DVD Combo pack" or the "DVD + Blu-Ray Combo pack". Decisions, decisions!)

#49 Demolition Man   REV-OH-LU-TION! CAGiversary!   14820 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 12:40 AM

The BBY location I stopped at today had at least 20+ of these sitting around. I suspect that stores that are out of stock will eventually get more in.

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:24 AM

Had a bizarre experience, clerk didn't know how to do it correctly and only scanned the Bluray pre-sale code, not the steelbook case UPC itself (receipt only shows the 9425721 pre-sell) . I pointed it out and she looked at me like I was insane. She asked the other cashier who similarly told me it was right, you just scan the bluray UPC code. They even read the directions saying to scan both and told me they were right.

I guess as long as I get the proper credit on pickup it's ok.

(gotta love the typo on the front-- you can buy either the "Blu-ray + DVD Combo pack" or the "DVD + Blu-Ray Combo pack". Decisions, decisions!)


not really a typo. There is a blu-ray + dvd set & a dvd+ blu-ray set that will be released the same day. Just depends on what kind of case you want.

blu-ray http://www.bestbuy.c...t&cp=1&id=24574

dvd http://www.bestbuy.c...t&cp=1&id=24574

#51 CoffeeEdge   Resident Communaut CAGiversary!   8535 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:39 AM

The BBY location I stopped at today had at least 20+ of these sitting around. I suspect that stores that are out of stock will eventually get more in.


I see reports that employees are telling some people that they aren't getting any more in. Don't count on any more chances.
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#52 LinkinPrime   Always in our hearts... CAGiversary!   43233 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:42 AM

:-k

Saw 7 at my local store today. They only had 5 yesterday and their database showed -3 in stock. Clerk was puzzled at the -3 too.

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#53 manthing   etc, etc, etc, etc, CAGiversary!   18149 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:48 AM

If your BB put the steelcase on the shelves, be sure to look for crumpled corners before you buy.
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#54 TheRock88   The Franchise CAGiversary!   10514 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:51 AM

Picked mine up with no problems. Still had plenty left, at least 14 of them.

#55 darkdaze73   Serious Fisherman CAGiversary!   387 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:26 AM

mine had at least 10-12 left as of earlier today. They had 2 sitting at the register i checked out at.

#56 Justin42   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3574 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:36 AM

not really a typo. There is a blu-ray + dvd set & a dvd+ blu-ray set that will be released the same day. Just depends on what kind of case you want.

blu-ray http://www.bestbuy.c...t&cp=1&id=24574

dvd http://www.bestbuy.c...t&cp=1&id=24574


Ok, now I'm confused (not hard to do)... the DVD comes with a Bluray, and the Bluray comes with a DVD?

#57 TheRock88   The Franchise CAGiversary!   10514 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:40 AM

Ok, now I'm confused (not hard to do)... the DVD comes with a Bluray, and the Bluray comes with a DVD?


I think it means that they both are the same (both come with a bluray disc and a regular dvd disc). Only difference is if you want the traditional dvd case or a bluray case.

#58 SakBee   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   274 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 04:06 AM

I paid $7.50 for my pre-order of Snow White and I got the steelbook case for it. What will happen if I never pick-up my pre-order on October 6? I'm assuming I can still keep the steelbook case? I figure I'd tell the cashier that I want to pre-order the item just so I'd only pay $7.50 for the steelbook case.

#59 CoffeeEdge   Resident Communaut CAGiversary!   8535 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 04:11 AM

I paid $7.50 for my pre-order of Snow White and I got the steelbook case for it. What will happen if I never pick-up my pre-order on October 6? I'm assuming I can still keep the steelbook case?

Nope, they'll send out a repo man to repossess it. :roll:

Of course you can keep it. But seriously, you don't want to pay the extra $8.49 to actually get the movie?
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#60 Burchamj   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   749 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2009 - 04:15 AM

4 on ebay.. $20....