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5$ coupon from bestbuy (ymmv) check your mail !


#1 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11326 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 10:55 AM

i just got a random ”we miss you” 5$ coupon from bestbuy so check your inbox just in case :D
Currently playing
:ps4: cod black ops 3, uncharted collection, star wars battlefront, the order 1886, batman arkham knight, assassins creed unity,blacklight retribution, the transistor

ADD ME ON PSN NOW !!!!! :D

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#2 MochaRaf   I Come Here Often... CAGiversary!   1420 Posts   Joined 4.2 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:05 AM

I never get these :/.

#3 Mjkjets   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   47 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:08 AM

I got one as well. It's in-store only.



#4 gantt   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2891 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:30 AM

i just got a random ”we miss you” 5$ coupon from bestbuy so check your inbox just in case :D


LOL. Given GCU combined with DOTD and random sales, no way in hell am I going to get a "we miss you" coupon from Best Buy.

Is there a "You again? Fu....." coupon?

#5 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11326 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:47 AM

this is the first time i ever got one and it expires a day or two before mlb 14 (ps4) comes out so im happy !
Currently playing
:ps4: cod black ops 3, uncharted collection, star wars battlefront, the order 1886, batman arkham knight, assassins creed unity,blacklight retribution, the transistor

ADD ME ON PSN NOW !!!!! :D

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#6 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11326 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

strait edge follower

Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:48 AM

LOL. Given GCU combined with DOTD and random sales, no way in hell am I going to get a "we miss you" coupon from Best Buy.

Is there a "You again? Fu....." coupon?


the weird thing is i always shop there so i dont know how they can miss me lol
Currently playing
:ps4: cod black ops 3, uncharted collection, star wars battlefront, the order 1886, batman arkham knight, assassins creed unity,blacklight retribution, the transistor

ADD ME ON PSN NOW !!!!! :D

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#7 Statix   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   365 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:52 AM

Didn't get crap. I'm a Gamers Club Unlocked member, fyi.



#8 TylerDurden313   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   313 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:12 PM

the weird thing is i always shop there so i dont know how they can miss me lol

Same here. I bought a few things from best buy the past couple weeks and received the coupon. It's the first time they've sent me this mysterious coupon, so keep hope alive 😉

#9 Mr_hat   Banned Banned   659 Posts   Joined 2.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:32 PM

What is the point of these "Check your email" threads? As if no one ever checks their email.

 

I imagine 99.9% of these are from people who earned a rewards certificate and didn't pay attention. Besides these aren't actually deals because its purely by random chance that a small select set of people will get one, and if you didn't get one there is no way to take advantage of "The Deal" thus negating the purpose of posting it.



#10 jimbo8574   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4763 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:49 PM

Sometimes Gmail puts some of my Best Buy emails in the spam folder.  A thread like this helped me in the past.  I am glad the OP posted this even though I didn't get one.

 

If a thread doesn't interest me I don't click on it.  Seems simple enough.  


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#11 chnandler_bong   There are...no strings on me CAGiversary!   3912 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:51 PM

What is the point of these "Check your email" threads? As if no one ever checks their email.

 

I imagine 99.9% of these are from people who earned a rewards certificate and didn't pay attention. Besides these aren't actually deals because its purely by random chance that a small select set of people will get one, and if you didn't get one there is no way to take advantage of "The Deal" thus negating the purpose of posting it.

Well, it might prompt people to check their spam/junk folder if the email got filtered away.  I check that randomly maybe four times a year.

 

FYI, I didn't have to check my spam folder to see mine. ;)



#12 AvengedBacklog   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   11599 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:51 PM

Wonder if everyone will troll your thread as bad as they did mine last week. Once upon a time the CAG community appreciated these heads up....now it's all about flips.

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#13 DHephaestus  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:53 PM

First time I received one of the fabled Best Buy email coupons. Not sure how they miss me either...

(I have Gamer Unlocked and I have shopped there at least once a week the past few months)



#14 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11326 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 01:26 PM

What is the point of these "Check your email" threads? As if no one ever checks their email.

I imagine 99.9% of these are from people who earned a rewards certificate and didn't pay attention. Besides these aren't actually deals because its purely by random chance that a small select set of people will get one, and if you didn't get one there is no way to take advantage of "The Deal" thus negating the purpose of posting it.


if it was a rewards coupon from my points i wouldnt bother posting this. i always keep track of my points
Currently playing
:ps4: cod black ops 3, uncharted collection, star wars battlefront, the order 1886, batman arkham knight, assassins creed unity,blacklight retribution, the transistor

ADD ME ON PSN NOW !!!!! :D

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#15 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11326 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

strait edge follower

Posted 23 April 2014 - 01:27 PM

Wonder if everyone will troll your thread as bad as they did mine last week. Once upon a time the CAG community appreciated these heads up....now it's all about flips.


its not my fault that people take the net so serious so let them ”troll” away lol
Currently playing
:ps4: cod black ops 3, uncharted collection, star wars battlefront, the order 1886, batman arkham knight, assassins creed unity,blacklight retribution, the transistor

ADD ME ON PSN NOW !!!!! :D

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#16 Bruce LeeRoy   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   52 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Bruce LeeRoy

Posted 23 April 2014 - 01:33 PM

What is the point of these "Check your email" threads? As if no one ever checks their email.

I imagine 99.9% of these are from people who earned a rewards certificate and didn't pay attention. Besides these aren't actually deals because its purely by random chance that a small select set of people will get one, and if you didn't get one there is no way to take advantage of "The Deal" thus negating the purpose of posting it.

The point is to check your junk/spam folder so you don't lose out on the coupons. Some people have multiple emails and spam folder that they may not check regularly.

These emails specifically stat they are "we miss you" coupons with a 2 week expiration, not multiple months like the standard certs. Some people in the past (not me personally) have called customer service, and politely asked if they would recieve this "deal" and have been successful.

If you have any further questions, please continue to Troll this thread I will try my best to educate you. Together we can conquer your ignorance.

#17 Lubu   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   250 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:03 PM

I got a $10 We miss you coupon, but from KMART.

#18 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8191 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:06 PM

I never get these :/.

Make sure all of your info in synced mybb, email address & phone #.

Also, even with the random coupons it`s not all that random at all, putting yourself "in the system" more frequently not just with purchases makes a difference too. A few CAG lurkers stated things changed after they did a BB phone & email/store survey,, seemed like once they responded a few weeks later they starter getting more attention.

#19 tylerh1701   It didn't flip! CAGiversary!   27751 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:17 PM

Phew, haven't checked my email in over a month because nobody on CAG has reminded me to.  Thanks OP!  There were a lot of messages in there!


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#20 thebytewasbit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1541 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:19 PM

Didn't get one, but then again it's been a year and a half since buying anything at best buy.

#21 Radewagon   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   68 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Radewagon

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:21 PM

I think I'm just going to just fraudulently make up one of these threads some day. Then EVERYONE will know what it feels like to lose five dollars that they never had in the first place. 

 

FYI: I feel lousy, but very "meh" about the lousiness. 



#22 shady859   Big Blue Nation CAGiversary!   7283 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:29 PM

Got this as well, 1st time I have ever received any if these the BB promos.

They miss me... I preordered Wolfenstein 2 days ago, clingy much? Lol

#23 MadClassic  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:34 PM

Best buy doin the most to get in with the gamers.  



#24 shivan128   CAG at heart CAGiversary!   3750 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:40 PM

I'm in the same boat, this is the first time I've received a reward certificate out of the blue.


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#25 RabbitSuit   CAG Newbie CAGiversary!   2109 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:42 PM

I don't believe it.

I honestly don't believe this.

 

For the first time I've actually received one of these things over the past year and a half of seeing these damn topics. I actually got the cerificate. I'd crack open a beer if I didn't have to go to work now.



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#26 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   16148 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:43 PM

Never got these in the past, and surprise surprise,

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#27 lawdood   Digital Jedi CAGiversary!   2442 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:58 PM

I got an email from Best Buy this morning too!

 

Unfortunately all it was was them telling me how I get free expedited shipping. Thanks BB, as if I didn't know, I've only been Silver/ Elite Plus for the past few years. 

 

Still continuing my streak of never once having received these promo certificates. 


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#28 Jimmienoman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3547 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 03:05 PM

Lol. I never get these from BBY but always get these from sears.

Small plug, If you guys haven't signed up for sears /kmart shop your way rewards these come in every month ranging from $3-$15. Last 2 of 3 have been $15 for me. About the only thing they hav done right lately

#29 schweaty   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   35 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 03:21 PM

Got one.  It's in store only  [-(



#30 thesuzukimethod   i am a cracked machine. CAGiversary!   518 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 03:51 PM

they dont actually miss anyone, it's just a data collection technique...they can afford to send out $5 certs to a random sample to see how many people use them, and on what....write that off to marketing or research or whatever.  

 

 

edited to add:

my point is that it would sound weird to say " you've been randomly selected to be included in a data mining event" so they tell you they missed you.  which only sounds a little less weird.  ;)