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Gamestop Buy 2 Get 1 Free Preowned (Pro members only, NOT THE RENEWAL COUPON!) 8/30-9-2


#1 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:24 AM

This looks to be a coupon all Power up rewards *PRO* members will receive some time in the next few days. It will be valid from 8-30 to 9-2. To be clear you WILL nee to be a PRO member to receive this, this is not the coupon for renewing, merely a coupon going out to ALL pro members, and will be good for the small time period.

It is mentioned in the "Xtra Points" section of the poweruprewards.com website, and a survey can be done regarding your interest in it, although it is not mandatory from what I can tell.



#2 kickrockz713   OmahGawd CAGiversary!   6756 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago   Has been playing Bloodborne
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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:27 AM

Whats some good games to get? I know one of my GS stores have SR4 and the Last of Us, so I will think about those. Would prefer the games be on the 360

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#3 SilentBob50023   Kneel Before Zod CAGiversary!   706 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:31 AM

Nice!  Thanks, OP.  Hopefully I can have great luck like last time I used one, but they'd have to run their 50% bonus trade-in again simultaneously for that to happen.



#4 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:37 AM

Had some discussion on this in the Gamestop trade thread earlier.  Here's the shot I uploaded of the details:

 

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Trade and sale prices are going to fluctuate so probably won't know until Monday what the best options are going to be for maximizing value.  My fall back plan is to get two copies of Pokemon Black V2 and a copy of White V2 (to go with the copy of White V2 I already have) working out to about $20 a game.  Then will use them towards the trade two offer since there's not a lot of other good GS to GS trades at the moment and that one probably won't change by the time the coupon's good.


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#5 KansasCityKing  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:51 AM

This looks to be a coupon all Power up rewards *PRO* members will receive some time in the next few days. It will be valid from 8-30 to 9-2. To be clear you WILL nee to be a PRO member to receive this, this is not the coupon for renewing, merely a coupon going out to ALL pro members, and will be good for the small time period.

It is mentioned in the "Xtra Points" section of the poweruprewards.com website, and a survey can be done regarding your interest in it, although it is not mandatory from what I can tell.

 

 

How are you seeing this?  I am pro and I only see this listed there-

 

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Am I missing something?



#6 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:52 AM

Had some discussion on this in the Gamestop trade thread earlier.  Here's the shot I uploaded of the details:

 

Trade and sale prices are going to fluctuate so probably won't know until Monday what the best options are going to be for maximizing value.  My fall back plan is to get two copies of Pokemon Black V2 and a copy of White V2 (to go with the copy of White V2 I already have) working out to about $20 a game.  Then will use them towards the trade two offer since there's not a lot of other good GS to GS trades at the moment and that one probably won't change by the time the coupon's good.

Yeah but I mean that pretty much just cashes out the coupon at $10 or so. If you plan it right, it comes out to 43% (before the 10% from PRO, which also stacks) off three games, and if you can't figure out some games to pickup on the cheap, you are nuts.



#7 Stellar Inertia   Completionist CAGiversary!   4074 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:52 AM

Had some discussion on this in the Gamestop trade thread earlier.  Here's the shot I uploaded of the details:

 

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Trade and sale prices are going to fluctuate so probably won't know until Monday what the best options are going to be for maximizing value.  My fall back plan is to get two copies of Pokemon Black V2 and a copy of White V2 (to go with the copy of White V2 I already have) working out to about $20 a game.  Then will use them towards the trade two offer since there's not a lot of other good GS to GS trades at the moment and that one probably won't change by the time the coupon's good.

How many times are you going to do that trade 2 promo? Your relentless. Im scared to even do it a second time and return the game. I get these ugly looks on returns.


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#8 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:52 AM

How are you seeing this?

 

It's targeted advertising/market research so not everyone gets Xtra Point offers or even the same ones.


Yeah but I mean that pretty much just cashes out the coupon at $10 or so. If you plan it right, it comes out to 43% (before the 10% from PRO, which also stacks) off three games, and if you can't figure out some games to pickup on the cheap, you are nuts.

 

Well $15 on three games.  Hoping something else comes up that's better but that's my backup plan.  There's really nothing that I want and don't have right now that would be worth using it on.  My backlog's grown from out of control to just plain stupid with the 3 for $10 sale.  With the PS4 coming up and about to drop $400 of credit on it I would rather build more credit than buy games that I won't play until they're $10.

 

How many times are you going to do that trade 2 promo? Your relentless. Im scared to even do it a second time and return the game. I get these ugly looks on returns.

 

Already done it four times this week and other than today with someone I don't usually deal with haven't had any issues.  These would probably be the last times though since that pretty much exhausts the games currently on the list that I haven't traded and are easier to get a hold of at a reasonable price.


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#9 Punisher138   Cthulhu Fhtagn! CAGiversary!   597 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:54 AM

I saw it too, but I figured it might just be a fake ad to see how we would react to it in regards to the survey.


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#10 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:02 AM

How are you seeing this?  I am pro and I only see this listed there-

 

Am I missing something?

For the longest time I only saw the exact same thing, but it has since changed for me within the last month around two weeks ago. So you mostly are just missing little 10 point surveys, but this seemed to have popped up recently (today?). It is essentially a survery asking if you are planning to take advantage of it, what your favorite perk of PUR Pro is, ETC. But it seems to be a PRO exclusive offer, and I would ASSUME go out to everyone.



#11 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:04 AM

I saw it too, but I figured it might just be a fake ad to see how we would react to it in regards to the survey.

 

No, it's real.  The employee at the store I was at today knew it was upcoming and said he thinks they're getting signage in for it.

 

For the longest time I only saw the exact same thing, but it has since changed for me within the last month around two weeks ago. So you mostly are just missing little 10 point surveys, but this seemed to have popped up recently (today?). It is essentially a survery asking if you are planning to take advantage of it, what your favorite perk of PUR Pro is, ETC. But it seems to be a PRO exclusive offer, and I would ASSUME go out to everyone.

 

It should.  Probably will go out right before the sale starts.


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#12 anotherpoorgamer   Bird's Nest Hair CAGiversary!   4687 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:09 AM

I'll probably just use this for three $7 or $10 games.



#13 SonictheHedgehog1337   CheapAssGamer4Life CAGiversary!   6130 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:42 AM

No, it's real.  The employee at the store I was at today knew it was upcoming and said he thinks they're getting signage in for it.

 

 

 

It should.  Probably will go out right before the sale starts.

Cool. I'm impressed that they are doing signage to promote a coupon that shows up in the poweruprewards account. I guess it's a good reason to get people to subscribe.

 

Do you guys think the coupons will be unique barcodes like that Playstation collection coupon a while back that only certain people got? Or do you think it will be a generic barcode like the infamous b-day coupon?


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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:55 AM

real men eat DESERT FIRST! DESERT FIRST! GO GAMESTOP!



#15 paayter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   469 Posts   Joined 3.0 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:57 AM

Cool. I'm impressed that they are doing signage to promote a coupon that shows up in the poweruprewards account. I guess it's a good reason to get people to subscribe.

 

Do you guys think the coupons will be unique barcodes like that Playstation collection coupon a while back that only certain people got? Or do you think it will be a generic barcode like the infamous b-day coupon?

 

i highly doubt these will be generic. these will for sure be one time use coupon as its going to specific rewards members! PRO MEMBERS UNITE!



#16 paayter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   469 Posts   Joined 3.0 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:00 AM

i took the survey but no coupon in the account?



#17 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 08:31 AM

i took the survey but no coupon in the account?

Please read the op, will be going out in the next few days, also the survey is just getting peoples reactions to a b2g1, nothing more.



#18 Drclaw411   I miss Cartoon Orbit CAGiversary!   3229 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 10:25 AM

Hmmm...hopefully Ni No Kuni, Last of Us, and Game and Wario is a good deal here.
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#19 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 01:13 PM

Cool. I'm impressed that they are doing signage to promote a coupon that shows up in the poweruprewards account. I guess it's a good reason to get people to subscribe.

 

Do you guys think the coupons will be unique barcodes like that Playstation collection coupon a while back that only certain people got? Or do you think it will be a generic barcode like the infamous b-day coupon?

 

There might not be signage, he was just saying that he believed that they were.

 

They will be unique barcodes since it's going to go out to your PUR account and be one use.  This would be a cray cray sale otherwise.


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#20 chefgamer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   719 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:14 PM

Would this stack with the 3 for 10 deal

#21 StryderOmega  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:20 PM

Hmmm...hopefully Ni No Kuni, Last of Us, and Game and Wario is a good deal here.


If you only want $28 off (Ni No Kuni) then yeah.

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#22 StryderOmega  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:21 PM

Would this stack with the 3 for 10 deal


Uhmm... What? Lol

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#23 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:25 PM

Would this stack with the 3 for 10 deal

 

Even if it did that's a huge waste, just send me the coupon instead and I'll give you $3.


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#24 Flash15   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   3883 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:38 PM

I can buy games now to secure them, and then return/buy with this promo, right?

 

Also, how would we stack the birthday coupon with this? Does it have to be a different price for the most expensive or can they all be the same or?


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#25 Mako1215   Mr.OneOfWonder CAGiversary!   6564 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:43 PM

I can buy games now to secure them, and then return/buy with this promo, right?

Also, how would we stack the birthday coupon with this? Does it have to be a different price for the most expensive or can they all be the same or?


Pretty much this. I need place holders for Saints Row 4 (2 copies), can i buy 3 copies of TLOU, and then just exchange them later on for SR 4. I need tonite the bday coupon and my PUR points.,

First, how can you claim prior non-existance to devalue a movement? I am sure the civil rights movement would love that. "Well, there was no movement to free the slaves before, so why is it relavent now?"

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#26 Flash15   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   3883 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:47 PM

Pretty much this. I need place holders for Saints Row 4 (2 copies), can i buy 3 copies of TLOU, and then just exchange them later on for SR 4. I need tonite the bday coupon and my PUR points.,

 

Want to snag 2 copies of Payday 2, one for a run, and then have to see the third game to get.


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#27 Midori Monkey   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   288 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:32 PM

Been waiting so long for a b2g1 promo to run that now my list of games is too long for just one coupon lol


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#28 Gamer SDP   not much of a gamer CAGiversary!   4387 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:05 PM

"Xtra Points" still coming soon.  not sure why some people have had access to it for weeks.

 

for what it's worth I didn't officially receive an email about the birthday coupon during my birthday month.


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#29 cwinters   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   227 Posts   Joined 4.2 Years Ago  

Posted 25 August 2013 - 10:11 PM

Won't be needing mine as I have a huge backlog. Willing to sell my coupon for $5 if anyone is interested.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 11:54 PM

real men eat DESERT FIRST! DESERT FIRST! GO GAMESTOP!

Do they eat the Sahara or the Gobi first?