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Best Game Trade-In Program 2012


Poll: Who had the best Game Trade-in Program of 2012? (1595 member(s) have cast votes)

Who had the best Game Trade-in Program of 2012?

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#61 fortunado   Mathematical! CAGiversary!   1121 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:34 PM

So I would have said Best Buy but they banned me for following their trade-in rules a few years back and I haven't been back since. I missed out on a lot of 100% bonus deals. :( On the flip side, Gamestop offered some crazy trade in deals on several promotions last year and I was able to trade in some old stuff and work up to a few hundred in credit. Amazon's TIVs haven't seemed to recover since they tanked a few years back. So Gamestop for me simply because I couldn't participate in BBY or didn't bother to see if my ban was lifted this year.

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#62 MiTYH   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   151 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:04 PM

BB for this one
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#63 Hestar   Artax! Stupid Horse! CAGiversary!   1311 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:10 PM

Amazonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
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#64 The Outsider   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   34 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

The Outsider

Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:30 PM

Don't stab me, but GameStop. Amazon has been way too shifty lately and the length of time sometimes is ridiculous. If you keep track and wait for trade deals, GameStop gets it right more than not.

#65 FreakLikeChewy   Hail Sithis! CAGiversary!   38 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

FreakLikeChewy

Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:57 PM

Ill stick with Amazon on this one.

#66 PikkonFusion   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   58 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

PikkonFusion

Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:57 PM

GameStop

#67 Nionel   Hopeless CAG CAGiversary!   99 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:57 PM

Best Buy, seems like they always had double credit going...

#68 mdcreeper   CAGiversary CAGiversary!   101 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

mdcreeper

Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:09 PM

Usually go through Amazon

#69 SargeSmash   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   70 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:49 PM

No Best Buy close, and not messing with Amazon for tradeins. I've done a heck of a job in the last year flipping the occasional title at GameStop. Local salvage store helps in that regard, and it's gotten me some awesome new release stuff for much cheaper than I would have otherwise. Coupled with some of the 30% / 50% bonuses or the tiered tradein offers, you can get some decent cash out of stuff at GS.

That being said, selling on eBay or Half.com would net more... but I don't really have the time to go through all the hassle. Sad, I know. But time is money, right?

#70 ThisIsJon   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   24 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

ThisIsJon

Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:52 PM

Amazon. Wont go near a GameStop or BestBuy these days.

#71 kupomogli   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   82 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:04 PM

Gamestop.

#72 Darkpaul   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   194 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Darkpaul

Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:13 PM

amazon, i guess

#73 Corgstradamus  

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:30 PM

Gamestop

#74 PS3_44   CAG in Training CAG in Training   18 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:39 PM

I'd have to say Best Buy but haven't tried Amazon yet.

#75 Tmega   No Longer In Training CAGiversary!   927 Posts   Joined 2.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 08:41 PM

Best buy took it hands down 2012

#76 thefunkyredcaboose   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   239 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

thefunkyredcaboose

Posted 19 April 2013 - 12:47 AM

Amazon has slipped lately but that 20-30 dollar classic game trade-in was excellent.

My Best Buys won't ever take my games, so forget them.

#77 Tinusosm   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:04 AM

Best Buy

#78 chaosgamer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   352 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:05 AM

Bestbuy

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#79 evergoo   Proud to be Frugal CAGiversary!   1969 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:51 AM

Amazon.

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#80 legendarydogs   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   698 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

legendarydogs

Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:00 AM

best buy trade in has come a long way.

#81 TheLiptonDipper   Brony 4 Life CAGiversary!   130 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

TheLiptonDipper

Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:12 AM

Best Buy

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#82 JakeM17   Semper Fi CAGiversary!   729 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:09 AM

GameStop was actually pretty decent with the right bonus and stuff

#83 pacino408   LS CAGiversary!   575 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:24 PM

Best Buy, I was able to trade in 600+ before the TIV's dropped so low.

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#84 Revixe06   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   897 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:20 PM

Best Buy
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#85 RealQuick   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   19 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:47 PM

Bestbuy because it had 100% extra credit when you trade in used games

#86 Xer07   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   112 Posts   Joined 3.0 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:59 PM

Gamestop with the Bonus bumps in December 2012.

#87 gamerjock   CAG Newbie CAG in Training   11 Posts   Joined 2.2 Years Ago  

gamerjock

Posted 20 April 2013 - 05:27 AM

Best Buy

#88 zombieking779   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   65 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

zombieking779

Posted 20 April 2013 - 11:22 PM

Best buy.

#89 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   12486 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:41 AM

GameStop. BB's values plummeted and were worse with their 100% credit at times than GS's normal prices, or with GS's competing promos. 30-50% bonus at GS is better than 100% bonus at BB 90% of the time.

Anyone who votes Amazon didn't listen to Shipwreck's experience or get screwed over by their third-party provider like I did 3 years ago in summer 2010 and never looked back.

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#90 neudog   Airborne! CAGiversary!   7500 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:32 AM

Best Buy because most the time they've had 100% Bonus Trade Value
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