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#151 coopscohen   All Skill, No Luck CAGiversary!   2769 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 02:44 PM

The MyRZ website is down for maintenance. And I noticed there's no mention of the Max Payne 3 $20 off on the BestBuy.com website (even when going onto the Gamer Zone coupons section which mentions the Game of Thrones and Dirt stuff). Hmm, hope they're not removing it.


For whatever reason, the MP3 offer was never listed on he BB.com website. I found out about it via the BB Mobile App then saw it in MRZ offers on the MRZ website which is weird because the Dirt 3 offer doesn't appear there IIRC.

#152 x360x   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   556 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 03:33 PM

So has anybody that is buying Max Payne 3 for the first time been able to price match target for $50 and get the $20 off from the coupon to get it for $30? I thought I saw someone say they did

#153 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48160 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 03:47 PM

So has anybody that is buying Max Payne 3 for the first time been able to price match target for $50 and get the $20 off from the coupon to get it for $30? I thought I saw someone say they did

Doing any price adjustment, be it a PM or a manual price adjustment, kills the use of coupons.

To get the PM + coupon price from BB would require a manual override of the coupon and a key turn from a manager. Not likely to happen, though it could.

#154 Abeja   CAG with No Title CAGiversary!   3116 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 05:13 PM

So since they had a manager override, if they have a sale later I should be able to use the coupon right?

#155 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9681 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 05:50 PM

Well I was able to use the coupon without issues. They did a return/rebuy and that is fine but it does make me worry. Saving $10 is not worth getting my RZ account flagged for abuse. I was hoping she would just do a PM but she gave me no issues with the return/rebuy I was not going to argue. I already used my $20 ecert so I hope that does not bite me back. Normally, I would never do a return on something like this and take the cert but it is essentially a PM since they are offering the game for $40. Not trying to justify though, if I get flagged I guess I will just explain to the CS rep.

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#156 Gamer SDP   not much of a gamer CAGiversary!   4950 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 06:07 PM

wow BB has an offer but no actual sale for MP3?

#157 heatison777   The Heat is On CAGiversary!   345 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 06:25 PM

Well I was able to use the coupon without issues. They did a return/rebuy and that is fine but it does make me worry. Saving $10 is not worth getting my RZ account flagged for abuse. I was hoping she would just do a PM but she gave me no issues with the return/rebuy I was not going to argue. I already used my $20 ecert so I hope that does not bite me back. Normally, I would never do a return on something like this and take the cert but it is essentially a PM since they are offering the game for $40. Not trying to justify though, if I get flagged I guess I will just explain to the CS rep.


Same scenario as me. The employee was actually apologetic for the hassle, since it seemed like a simple price match. I didn't have the game with me, just the receipt.

#158 LLeopardGGecko   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   666 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 06:33 PM

I want to get Dirt 3, but I want to use Paypal. Guess I'm out of luck for in-store only.

#159 Sway   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2709 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 06:37 PM

Well I was able to use the coupon without issues. They did a return/rebuy and that is fine but it does make me worry. Saving $10 is not worth getting my RZ account flagged for abuse. I was hoping she would just do a PM but she gave me no issues with the return/rebuy I was not going to argue. I already used my $20 ecert so I hope that does not bite me back. Normally, I would never do a return on something like this and take the cert but it is essentially a PM since they are offering the game for $40. Not trying to justify though, if I get flagged I guess I will just explain to the CS rep.


Also PM'd the $20 coupon today. Top of my receipt says EXCHANGE and looking at it, seems the CSR returned the $60 MP3 and I "bought" the $40 MP3. I've yet to get my $20 gift card but if this invalidates it, oh well. Chalk it up to experience.

#160 Dunder   You can't handle my undivided attention. CAGiversary!   930 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 07:11 PM

Also PM'd the $20 coupon today. Top of my receipt says EXCHANGE and looking at it, seems the CSR returned the $60 MP3 and I "bought" the $40 MP3. I've yet to get my $20 gift card but if this invalidates it, oh well. Chalk it up to experience.


This sorta talk makes me nervous about doing it. I also haven't received my $20 GC (although I did call CS this morning), so I think I will just PM the Target ad later this week. Or maybe I'll get lucky and next week's BB ad will have MP3 on sale for $40...time to keep an eye on the forums for Midnight Metal's weekly early ad!
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#161 MIX_MASTER_ICE   The Night Stalker CAGiversary!   1971 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 07:21 PM

I want to get Dirt 3, but I want to use Paypal. Guess I'm out of luck for in-store only.


You should get a Paypal debit card. It's free, or at least it was when I got one. You can use it and it draws the funds right from your online Paypal account. Very handy

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#162 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7830 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 07:23 PM

You should get a Paypal debit card. It's free, or at least it was when I got one. You can use it and it draws the funds right from your online Paypal account. Very handy

This, I love my PP debit card.

I tried to get this deal but no BB's near me have the D3 vanilla version in stock.

#163 EcchiBoi   Backlogged CAG CAGiversary!   435 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 07:24 PM

I also did the "Exchange" with the $20 off coupon for Max Payne. I got tired of waiting for the $20 e-giftcard, and used the credit to pick up DiRT3 for $15. Oh yeah gymkhana!
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#164 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8191 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 07:37 PM

I was not planning on trying the coupon to get the $40 PM but the success by some has changed my mind. At worst I bring in my unopened copy and ask for a return/rebuy.

This is the WORST THING you can do if you haven't received your GC. This price match is very, very simple people are just making it more complex than it has to be.

1-Buy MP3 again using the coupon to get it for $40
2-Use the receipt from this transaction as "proof' for the PRICE MATCH(make sure you let them know you don't want a RETURN/REBUY)
3-Return the game from the 2nd receipt

Anyone try getting the adjustment for a .com order over the phone yet? I'm trying tonight after work but a scenario to reference would be nice.

letting them see the offer(tell them where it is) & confirming it's in-store only but "sweet talk"(how long you've been a RZ member, RZ silver....) them. Asking the right way will get it done.

This sorta talk makes me nervous about doing it. I also haven't received my $20 GC (although I did call CS this morning), so I think I will just PM the Target ad later this week. Or maybe I'll get lucky and next week's BB ad will have MP3 on sale for $40...time to keep an eye on the forums for Midnight Metal's weekly early ad!

follow the steps above it'll be just as easy to get the pm using the receipt as match target(not the giftcard part though very YMMV on that)

#165 pwnthee   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   533 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 08:38 PM

I got it done via phone by calling 1-888-Best-Buy (I pre-ordered online). The entire call, from the automated prompt to holding for Customer Service was less than 10 minutes. The lady I spoke with was very nice.

Tell them:
1. You bought the game on May 15th for $59.99 plus tax
2. The order number (look it up: BBY01-xxxxxxxxxx)
3. The Max Payne 3 Offer is a Reward Zone offer, visible at the MyRZ.com website.

I'm receiving $21.40 credited (debited?) back to my card (includes tax) within 3-5 business days.

It will not mess up your E-Gift card doing it this way. I went ahead and used my E-gift card today toward the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Collector's Edition ($30 if you can find one at BB). I'm keeping the Doctor/Jack-in-the-box and selling the rest, probably on ebay.
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#166 Vigilante   CAG is the Key CAGiversary!   34902 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 09:12 PM

This is the WORST THING you can do if you haven't received your GC. This price match is very, very simple people are just making it more complex than it has to be.

1-Buy MP3 again using the coupon to get it for $40
2-Use the receipt from this transaction as "proof' for the PRICE MATCH(make sure you let them know you don't want a RETURN/REBUY)
3-Return the game from the 2nd receipt

follow the steps above it'll be just as easy to get the pm using the receipt as match target(not the giftcard part though very YMMV on that)

*whew* This makes me feel a lot more comfortable with PMing the "coupon". Thanks for posting the process step-by-step. :D I definitely have enough trade-in credit to afford to do this, though to be safe, I'll wait a few days before returning the second copy of MP3.

Of course, if MidnightMetal posts next week's ad and MP3 is in there for $40, I'll just PM that; what you outlined is a good backup option. ;)

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#167 LLeopardGGecko   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   666 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 09:16 PM

You should get a Paypal debit card. It's free, or at least it was when I got one. You can use it and it draws the funds right from your online Paypal account. Very handy


Thanks for the advice guys. Just applied. But to my dismay there are no local Best Buys that have Dirt 3. What are the chances that they will restock this before the deal expires?

#168 kilik64   Carefree, Wherever We May Be CAGiversary!   7532 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 09:26 PM

I got it done via phone by calling 1-888-Best-Buy (I pre-ordered online). The entire call, from the automated prompt to holding for Customer Service was less than 10 minutes. The lady I spoke with was very nice.

Tell them:
1. You bought the game on May 15th for $59.99 plus tax
2. The order number (look it up: BBY01-xxxxxxxxxx)
3. The Max Payne 3 Offer is a Reward Zone offer, visible at the MyRZ.com website.

I'm receiving $21.40 credited (debited?) back to my card (includes tax) within 3-5 business days.

It will not mess up your E-Gift card doing it this way. I went ahead and used my E-gift card today toward the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Collector's Edition ($30 if you can find one at BB). I'm keeping the Doctor/Jack-in-the-box and selling the rest, probably on ebay.


Would that work for in-store pickup or better just to go to BBy store? (BBy is literally 2 mins from my house, so no issue going)

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#169 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7830 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 09:27 PM

Thanks for the advice guys. Just applied. But to my dismay there are no local Best Buys that have Dirt 3. What are the chances that they will restock this before the deal expires?

I'd say slim to none since the complete version is out now.

#170 Gamer SDP   not much of a gamer CAGiversary!   4950 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2012 - 09:34 PM

This is the WORST THING you can do if you haven't received your GC. This price match is very, very simple people are just making it more complex than it has to be.

1-Buy MP3 again using the coupon to get it for $40
2-Use the receipt from this transaction as "proof' for the PRICE MATCH(make sure you let them know you don't want a RETURN/REBUY)
3-Return the game from the 2nd receipt


So I'm guessing those that did receive the eGC should just PM Target's $49.99 price for now instead of messing with this offer.

#171 LinkinPrime   A long time ago... CAGiversary!   43463 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 09:36 PM

If I already got the $20 GC any reason why I shouldn't return/rebuy MP3?

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#172 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8191 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:07 AM

Thanks for the advice guys. Just applied. But to my dismay there are no local Best Buys that have Dirt 3. What are the chances that they will restock this before the deal expires?

not good the complete version will most likely be the GH version(if this game becomes one)

So I'm guessing those that did receive the eGC should just PM Target's $49.99 price for now instead of messing with this offer.

No, just pm using the receipt method it's makes it a "simple" pm. Just make sure that they PRICE MATCH & don't return/rebuy if you're gonna pm the target deal it's just swapping the receipt for the target ad but your losing out on $10 back.


If I already got the $20 GC any reason why I shouldn't return/rebuy MP3?

I can think of several
1-Your RZ account getting "flagged"
2-BB making more changes that could me it'll take up to 45 days for the credits to be issued
3-BB linking the credits work in a "hold" system, meaning once it's spent there's no refund for it & you still could have to wait forever to receive it.

The changes that they will put into play to combat fraud will completely take away from the progress that's been made over the last 2 yrs. I want BB to become smoother not more restrictive.

#173 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9681 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:15 AM

The changes that they will put into play to combat fraud will completely take away from the progress that's been made over the last 2 yrs. I want BB to become smoother not more restrictive.


I do not think you are saying that those of us with a spent eCert actually committed fraud by doing the return/rebuy instead of a PM but I understand the concern. I asked for a price match when I showed her the coupon but she insisted it had to be the return/rebuy. At that point I am sort of in a no win situation since explaining the reason why I want a PM only open me up to being denied the $20 coupon. I should have done it your method but I honest never used a BBY receipt to PM a different BBY receipt. Now that I know I will do it that way. this time I guess I risk my account. I definitely not trying to draw attention to anything that will make it more difficult to PM at BBY.

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#174 jcp42877   Semper Fortis CAGiversary!   2945 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:31 AM

Anyone tried their hand at PM'ing Target's MP3 price and then using this coupon, yet?

Sure a manager override will be needed, but the few times I've needed an override someone usually justs comes over and rushingly does it without even checking to see what it's about just because they're usually busy with something else..
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#175 coopscohen   All Skill, No Luck CAGiversary!   2769 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:42 AM

So I called customer service since I placed my order online. I was on hold for a bit while the rep was researching the coupon. He comes back on the phone and tells me that he can't apply it because it has to be used in conjunction with the purchase. I'm pretty bummed at that point but then tells me for my inconvenience he can issue a $25 gift card. I said sure thing. So he processed the gift card and said expect to receive it in 10-15 days. I have to wait but that's an even better deal then I was calling for \\:D/

#176 Gamer SDP   not much of a gamer CAGiversary!   4950 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:43 AM

Enuf, wouldn't your PM method be YMMV? Assuming the MP3 RZ offer is the same as previous ones, it shows up on the receipt as a discount price (denoted by asterisk) and has the coupon discount underneath. This is how my receipt for the Sylanders Mega pack is.

PMing offers and discounts (must be actual sale price not $ or % off) is not part of their policy.

#177 jdawgg76   RIP Stan the Man CAGiversary!   4197 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 01:52 AM

I'd say slim to none since the complete version is out now.

In the Atlanta area only two stores have the complete version for 360 while every store has the vanilla version. Been that way for a month or two now. Completes were never restocked.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 02:49 AM

I scored a copy of dirt vanilla for $15 plus tax. I tried to get them to sell me the complete edition for $50% off but no luck.

My BB listed Dirt vanilla as "out of stock" but i checked the ps3 game area anyway and they happened to have one left.

#179 coopscohen   All Skill, No Luck CAGiversary!   2769 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2012 - 03:09 AM

I scored a copy of dirt vanilla for $15 plus tax. I tried to get them to sell me the complete edition for $50% off but no luck.

My BB listed Dirt vanilla as "out of stock" but i checked the ps3 game area anyway and they happened to have one left.


Same thing happened to me. After I got denied, I went back to the game area and found a vanilla at the very back of 5 complete copies they had.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 08:02 AM

I do not think you are saying that those of us with a spent eCert actually committed fraud by doing the return/rebuy instead of a PM but I understand the concern. I asked for a price match when I showed her the coupon but she insisted it had to be the return/rebuy. At that point I am sort of in a no win situation since explaining the reason why I want a PM only open me up to being denied the $20 coupon. I should have done it your method but I honest never used a BBY receipt to PM a different BBY receipt. Now that I know I will do it that way. this time I guess I risk my account. I definitely not trying to draw attention to anything that will make it more difficult to PM at BBY.

Your account won't be flagged for 1 instance but if there's a chouce of doing the return/rebuy vs price match go pm. The reason BB has moved away from the instant credit/gc on the spot is directly based off the # of people who tried to get "free" credit in the past. I just don't want BB to go overboard & move away from where the GC has been going.

Enuf, wouldn't your PM method be YMMV? Assuming the MP3 RZ offer is the same as previous ones, it shows up on the receipt as a discount price (denoted by asterisk) and has the coupon discount underneath. This is how my receipt for the Sylanders Mega pack is.

PMing offers and discounts (must be actual sale price not $ or % off) is not part of their policy.

The 1st receipt doesn't show that there's a gc attached so there's no issue on matching a "offer". The main reason the receipt will work is b/c you need to prove that the game can be had for $40 & this is the easy way(more legwork). If they ask why don't you just return the 1st one all you have to do is say your brother bought the game after seeing you play it & got this deal that you have access to as well. And you're w/i the pm window so can they just pm the offer.

I've been able to get alot of matches & things b/c I do all the work for them, always have my receipts & if I'm pm'ing a store I have the ad or website on my phone. When you come with all your stuff together like it's no big deal they will get used to you & just match. Granted I've been doing it for yrs but even I started somewhere.