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#2251 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   16053 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 08:04 PM

How is it theft? The boxes are free for consumers. They are a business expense for USPS. Just like mailing labels, etc.


dammit. let's not start this stupid discussion again. you're not supposed to use them except for priority or express. end of story.

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I'm 100% shocked that books still exist in today's day and age. I thought they'd be out by now. They make up like 1% of today's entertainment and unless you're 60 or older, stray away from books and start emersing yourself with real entertainment.

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#2252 wbc1228   huh?! CAGiversary!   2851 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 08:05 PM

How is it theft? The boxes are free for consumers. They are a business expense for USPS. Just like mailing labels, etc.


You're NOT a usps costumer if you're using the usps boxes with UPS/Fedex mailings. :roll:
Please don't abuse the system.

#2253 klimb22   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2466 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 08:07 PM

dammit. let's not start this stupid discussion again. you're not supposed to use them except for priority or express. end of story.

Never heard this argument before, but I agree (not to talk about it, that is).

#2254 esalw822   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1343 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 08:36 PM

Max Payne 3 trades in for $36.00 on PS3, the highest I've seen. I cancelled my not-yet-sent-in $33.75 trade-in and placed another one at this higher value.



Good catch. Just did the same. Thanks for the post...

#2255 io   ... Super Moderators   24124 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 11:09 PM

You can get quite a few bubble mailers on ebay for pretty cheap (where it comes out to ~30 cents each) which is useful if you are planning on trading in and/or selling on ebay a lot.


From RoyalMailers you can get them for 21 cents each (for 100) or 15.5 cents each (for 250). These are the size #0 poly mailers that are perfect for games/DVDs.

As for Max Payne - well, I just used my PUR renewal B2G1 coupon and had locked in MP3 for Amazon trade-in in case I couldn't find 3 games I wanted. But I ended up with the very nice B2G1 of Metroid Prime Trilogy (mint), Xenoblade Chronicles (near mint and playing it right now - great game), and Witcher 2 (complete with all the extras).

But $36 would have been a great alternative to get 2 other games much cheaper. That does remind me I should cancel that trade-in to free it up for later. I haven't sent in an actual Amazon trade-in for a few months now - feels strange ;).

#2256 Pookymeister   I like almonds Super Moderators   15331 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 11:16 PM

Anyone know a cheap way to get boxes? Cost me 3.50 to buy a freaking box to trade in a game I got 20.25 for opposed to 16.80 at Best Buy. Really not even worth the hassle for $0.50.


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#2257 Velo214   Chilln like a Villain CAGiversary!   8434 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 12:33 AM

doh. already beat max payne 3 a few times and flipped at bestbuy for 33.60. oh wellz just a few dollars.
still hoping my 'processing' saints row 3's get taken for 28.50 each still...

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#2258 DerClaw   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1117 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 12:36 AM

From RoyalMailers you can get them for 21 cents each (for 100) or 15.5 cents each (for 250). These are the size #0 poly mailers that are perfect for games/DVDs.

As for Max Payne - well, I just used my PUR renewal B2G1 coupon and had locked in MP3 for Amazon trade-in in case I couldn't find 3 games I wanted. But I ended up with the very nice B2G1 of Metroid Prime Trilogy (mint), Xenoblade Chronicles (near mint and playing it right now - great game), and Witcher 2 (complete with all the extras).

But $36 would have been a great alternative to get 2 other games much cheaper. That does remind me I should cancel that trade-in to free it up for later. I haven't sent in an actual Amazon trade-in for a few months now - feels strange ;).


Nice Thanks! I actually had been using a guy on ebay but he totally screwed me and also figured out a way to not get the dreaded paypal chargeback after he screwed me, so I was not going to use them again. Those royalmailers look nice!

#2259 io   ... Super Moderators   24124 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:01 AM

Nice Thanks! I actually had been using a guy on ebay but he totally screwed me and also figured out a way to not get the dreaded paypal chargeback after he screwed me, so I was not going to use them again. Those royalmailers look nice!


I've bought a few sets from there (of different sizes). They have free shipping and ship quickly (2-day for me but it depends how far you are from L.A.). They are definitely legit. Sometimes there are discount coupons you can apply as well, but it us usually 5 or 10% - every bit helps though ;).

#2260 perfectsil   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   271 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:56 PM

just dance 3 xbox360 tiv $18.90

#2261 MildObstruction   then let my “insanity” be the mother of my betrayal CAGiversary!   16580 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 03:53 AM

For anyone with an original Wii, might be your last chance to ditch it for a reasonable value (if you still have the box/manuals/etc):

http://www.amazon.co...?tag=scurker-20

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#2262 io   ... Super Moderators   24124 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2012 - 04:02 AM

For anyone with an original Wii, might be your last chance to ditch it for a reasonable value (if you still have the box/manuals/etc):

http://www.amazon.co...?tag=scurker-20

71.35


If I knew more about how the Virtual console/WiiWare transfer to the Wii U was going to happen I might do this. If they can just take your Wii Shop login info and tranfser them that way (without needing the original Wii system any more) then I could dump it. But we really don't know that yet...

#2263 EXStrike   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2063 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2012 - 04:43 AM

If I knew more about how the Virtual console/WiiWare transfer to the Wii U was going to happen I might do this. If they can just take your Wii Shop login info and tranfser them that way (without needing the original Wii system any more) then I could dump it. But we really don't know that yet...


Seeing as how you needed your DSi/DSi XL to transfer DSiWare over to your 3DS, and considering how VC/WiiWare is tied to the system, I would reasonably expect to still need your Wii to transfer your games to Wii U.

#2264 io   ... Super Moderators   24124 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2012 - 05:32 AM

Seeing as how you needed your DSi/DSi XL to transfer DSiWare over to your 3DS, and considering how VC/WiiWare is tied to the system, I would reasonably expect to still need your Wii to transfer your games to Wii U.


OK, thanks, I never bought any DSiware, so I never had to do that.

Oh well, I'd rather save my $50-$75 worth of VC and WiiWare and get less for the Wii later (but hopefully at least $50-ish whether via eBay or trade-in).

#2265 kincade   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   17 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:37 PM

Does Amazon game trade in take vita games at all? Sorry if question has been asked before don't get too check site often.

#2266 Arakias   Inferior Potassium CAGiversary!   3627 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 June 2012 - 12:16 AM

^ But you came here to type out a post asking about a trade instead of searching amazon for the game and seeing if there was a trade in option?

#2267 MildObstruction   then let my “insanity” be the mother of my betrayal CAGiversary!   16580 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 02:47 AM

Does Amazon game trade in take vita games at all? Sorry if question has been asked before don't get too check site often.


Yep.

http://tivtrackr.com/psv

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#2268 IAmTheCheapestGamer   Banned Banned   28796 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 03:00 AM

^ But you came here to type out a post asking about a trade instead of searching amazon for the game and seeing if there was a trade in option?

:lol:Meanie.
To answer the question though, just simply type in the word Vita to the trade in value search on Amazon and it'll pop up a list of 200 results:

http://www.amazon.co...a&Go.x=0&Go.y=0

Just select Playstation Vita from the menu on the left and it'll whittle the list down to 33 results:

http://www.amazon.co...9&rnid=11846801

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#2269 Arakias   Inferior Potassium CAGiversary!   3627 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 June 2012 - 01:34 PM

:lol:Meanie.


6+ years as CAG he deserves a snarky comment!

#2270 kincade   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   17 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 17 June 2012 - 08:17 PM

:lol:Meanie.
To answer the question though, just simply type in the word Vita to the trade in value search on Amazon and it'll pop up a list of 200 results:

http://www.amazon.co...a&Go.x=0&Go.y=0

Just select Playstation Vita from the menu on the left and it'll whittle the list down to 33 results:

http://www.amazon.co...9&rnid=11846801


Thanks for reply guys.

#2271 azteg28   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   25 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 20 June 2012 - 09:01 PM

http://www.amazon.co...keywords=driver
Driver: San Francisco is back up to 9.45 360 and 12 for ps3. It's been only $3 so this is good for those of use who got it from Gamefly when it was 7.99 a couple months ago and beat it already..

#2272 Geco17   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2797 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 20 June 2012 - 09:47 PM

NBA 2K12 went up from $8 to $18.90, good thing I locked mine up when it was $23! Still sad that it went from $11 to $8 at BB(Not including 100% bonus), would have totally done that than Amazon trade in :/

#2273 sassylaurie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   854 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 02:02 AM

Wondering if anyone knows how noram is about these newer EA games that include the manual on disc. I've got Kingdoms Of Alamar:Reckoning and FIFA 12 where I just printed out the .pdf online manuals and tossed the little POS leaflet saying the manual was on the disc. Is that something they will reject a trade for, since it never had an actual manual there in the first place? Original cases, games and outer artwork still in tact.

I did some searching and reading in this thread, but could not find an answer - so sorry if this has already been discussed.

#2274 PublikDefender  

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 02:17 AM

Wondering if anyone knows how noram is about these newer EA games that include the manual on disc. I've got Kingdoms Of Alamar:Reckoning and FIFA 12 where I just printed out the .pdf online manuals and tossed the little POS leaflet saying the manual was on the disc. Is that something they will reject a trade for, since it never had an actual manual there in the first place? Original cases, games and outer artwork still in tact.

I did some searching and reading in this thread, but could not find an answer - so sorry if this has already been discussed.

As long as the game is "complete" and has everything that would otherwise come with it new. Do ea games come with no manual whatsoever or do they come with the one page insert like Ubisoft? If so, you probably have to include the insert (along with the official game case and cover art).

#2275 Waynetid   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   261 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2012 - 02:28 AM

Wondering if anyone knows how noram is about these newer EA games that include the manual on disc. I've got Kingdoms Of Alamar:Reckoning and FIFA 12 where I just printed out the .pdf online manuals and tossed the little POS leaflet saying the manual was on the disc. Is that something they will reject a trade for, since it never had an actual manual there in the first place? Original cases, games and outer artwork still in tact.

I did some searching and reading in this thread, but could not find an answer - so sorry if this has already been discussed.


I remember reading something about writing, "Manual on disc" on a note inside the case.

#2276 phantomfriar2002   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1564 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 03:42 AM

Wondering if anyone knows how noram is about these newer EA games that include the manual on disc. I've got Kingdoms Of Alamar:Reckoning and FIFA 12 where I just printed out the .pdf online manuals and tossed the little POS leaflet saying the manual was on the disc. Is that something they will reject a trade for, since it never had an actual manual there in the first place? Original cases, games and outer artwork still in tact.

I did some searching and reading in this thread, but could not find an answer - so sorry if this has already been discussed.


I've been denied a couple of times for missing manuals when the manual itself wasn't printed out and was on the disc itself (Insect Armaggeddon and last year's Madden I believe). Just to be safe I'd write a note (or write it on the trade in paper) that the manual wasn't printed and only is on the disc. They took both when I resubmitted them and included a note the next time around.

#2277 sassylaurie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   854 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 07:58 AM

I've been denied a couple of times for missing manuals when the manual itself wasn't printed out and was on the disc itself (Insect Armaggeddon and last year's Madden I believe). Just to be safe I'd write a note (or write it on the trade in paper) that the manual wasn't printed and only is on the disc. They took both when I resubmitted them and included a note the next time around.


Ok, great. I did contact Amazon and did a live chat as well. They left a note on my account about my concern that is to assist in qualifying for full trade in credit. Will send them in tomorrow *fingers crossed*.

Thanks.

#2278 TheCollegeGamer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   952 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 02:20 PM

NBA 2K12 went up from $8 to $18.90, good thing I locked mine up when it was $23! Still sad that it went from $11 to $8 at BB(Not including 100% bonus), would have totally done that than Amazon trade in :/


Amazon trade in value spikes that much? Wish I had seen this earlier, I would have traded my copy in and just picked up the combo pack yesterday.

#2279 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   16053 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 27 June 2012 - 04:23 PM

anyone trade in Soul Calibur V with the exclusive BB character?

Searching for the UPC didn't come up with the game and I'm not sure I like this game.

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I'm 100% shocked that books still exist in today's day and age. I thought they'd be out by now. They make up like 1% of today's entertainment and unless you're 60 or older, stray away from books and start emersing yourself with real entertainment.

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#2280 MildObstruction   then let my “insanity” be the mother of my betrayal CAGiversary!   16580 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 04:50 PM

anyone trade in Soul Calibur V with the exclusive BB character?

Searching for the UPC didn't come up with the game and I'm not sure I like this game.


I believe some folks had success with it shortly after release despite the upc not coming up, but as with all things amazon trade-in your luck could vary wildly dependent on who processes it.

However if you have the :360: version and haven't locked it, ruh roh - 0.25!

http://www.amazon.co...?tag=scurker-20

:ps3: is still around $7.

And as far as Soul Calibur games go, this one's tough to love compared to all of the previous ones (in my opinion).

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