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20% Off eshop, Xbox, Facebook, iTunes cards @ Family Dollar 3/20-3/27

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#31 Mason202   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   75 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 12:03 PM

Hey, Family Dollar is awesome. They have the things you want for the 2nd lowest prices :D (Walmart is cheaper)



#32 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6533 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 12:32 PM

2 questions
Do you need a membership card?
Do they have a recycle area for bottle returns?


1. No membership card needed.
2. I don't know about recycling bottles there, but the store near me sells beer and cigarettes, so you could buy a 40 oz of Old English in the same transaction and recycle it as pee hours later.

#33 Chuck Stank   Colts/Hawkeyes Fan CAGiversary!   1039 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 12:43 PM

Go to any ghetto and you will find these stores on every street corner.

#34 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6533 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 02:02 PM

Go to any ghetto and you will find these stores on every street corner.


Must be why they're not doing 20% off Steam cards.

#35 jres80   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   128 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 02:24 PM

Go to any ghetto and you will find these stores on every street corner.

I did a google map search for Family Dollar and thought to myself "Do I really want to go over there?"



#36 Lil Frier  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 02:27 PM

I did a google map search for Family Dollar and thought to myself "Do I really want to go over there?"

Pretty much. All 5 of mine are in questionable areas. Luckily, the closest one (the one attached to the plasma donation center) isn't especially close to any of the houses, so I might only get jumped by 1-2 people, rather than 6-10. It's actually right by a Family Video/Little Caesar's combo too.



#37 keyblader1985   Wait, what? CAGiversary!   3113 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 02:54 PM

Anybody want to be a guinea pig and buy something first to see if there's a coupon on the receipt? I don't get off work until this evening.

#38 dualrec  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 02:59 PM

I just stopped at one, and the computer kept rejecting the xbox card. It's a digital code printout vs an actual gift card.  She couldn't figure it out and was going to call someone, but I had to get to work.  Said invalid amount.



#39 Ilostmyemail   Banned Banned   171 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 03:33 PM

If you go to family dollar, the thug life will catch up with you

#40 gnugget5   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   378 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 03:48 PM

I stopped by one of the three Family Dollar's in my location and they had a rack of the gift cards.  The employee was quite helpful and the items rang up as advertised - was in and out of the store in 5 minutes.  For 20% eshop cards, I'd say it was a smashing success.



#41 Msn1983  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 03:56 PM

I had the opposite happen for me. They had signs saying $50 Xbox Card for $40 but when they rang it up they couldn't get it to change from $50. They called the district manager and they even showed her a picture of the signs and said its on the website. The DM told her sorry we can't change the price. Tough luck.

#42 derrtaysouth95   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1473 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 04:50 PM

The portion of society that shops at Family Dollar regularly aren't usually the best quality of people. It is what it is. Clearly the store caters to certain demographics.

All I'm saying is Fred's>>Dollar General>>>>>>>>>>>>Family Dollar.

#43 lyric706   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1136 Posts   Joined 15.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 05:24 PM

Standing in a Family Dollar now. Xbox cards not ringing up correctly; however a sign clealy states the sale. Cashier is on the phone with corporate. We'll see ...

#44 sk3tchcom   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   423 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 05:28 PM

Perfect timing for this sale. Bought 3x $50 iTunes cards and they all rang up at $40 each. Needed a birthday gift for my Mom and needed to replenish my personal supply. May go back for more. As long as you go early in the day - you're golden. Although my location has to be in one of the nicer areas for this store from what you guys are saying. :)

 

Cashier was like "you must really like your music."

 

EDIT: no coupon on the back of my receipt. It's blank on the back.



#45 BryanDGAF   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1139 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 05:32 PM

Perfect timing for this sale. Bought 3x $50 iTunes cards and they all rang up at $40 each. Needed a birthday gift for my Mom and needed to replenish my personal supply. May go back for more. As long as you go early in the day - you're golden. Although my location has to be in one of the nicer areas for this store from what you guys are saying. :)

Cashier was like "you must really like your music."

EDIT: no coupon on the back of my receipt. It's blank on the back.


But music can be received for free! Jk ;)
It seems xbox cards are causing the problems. I will try it with eshop cards in a while since I'm low on those

#46 lyric706   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1136 Posts   Joined 15.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:15 PM

UPDATE: No go on the Xbox cards. I got tired of waiting. I believe they aren't working because, unlike the other cards, the Xbox ones are generated in the Family Dollar computer system. I'm hoping they get it straightened out by the end of the week. Good news is if they do, there shouldn't be any worry about them running out of stock. The SKU is actually on a file behind the counter.

 

Both eShop and iTunes cards worked perfectly, though. All set for HBO Now when Game of Thrones starts up again!



#47 AvengedBacklog   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   13143 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:19 PM

Thanks for the heads up on Xbox cards, may just skip going after work now and wait till later this week.

#48 poppinfresh89   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   11 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:30 PM

I stopped by my Family Dollar for the Xbox gift cards and found out that the $50 SKU wouldn't scan and say invalid amount. I then asked about $25 SKU's and those worked just fine. Unsure about the $15 SKU. So I just bought 5 of the $25 gift card codes rather than 2 $50 codes.



#49 jimbo8574   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   7839 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:30 PM

Thanks for the heads up on Xbox cards, may just skip going after work now and wait till later this week.

Curious if it works for you.  I will be 3 miles from one tonight but it is a sketchy neighborhood and don't want to deal with it not working like others have said.

 

Will drive right by one on Saturday and will stop in if it has a reasonable chance at working.  



#50 BonedChaos   If you don't like John Candy you can GTFO CAGiversary!   756 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:36 PM

I stopped by my Family Dollar for the Xbox gift cards and found out that the $50 SKU wouldn't scan and say invalid amount. I then asked about $25 SKU's and those worked just fine. Unsure about the $15 SKU. So I just bought 5 of the $25 gift card codes rather than 2 $50 codes.

 

I think you cracked the issue. Same thing happened at my store and eventually worked on the $25 codes.



#51 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   14376 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:39 PM

This is nationwide & not some stupid regional or corporate vs. franchise ad, correct?

#52 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10667 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:42 PM

Oh snap, it's on my way to work. Time to load up on itunes (for my netflix) and nintendo cards. 

You can use itunes cards to buy netflix?



#53 iduncurr   McNubbin CAGiversary!   2796 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:43 PM

So if buying xbox credit go for the $25 denominations and not the $50?

Gotcha. 

 

 

You can use itunes cards to buy netflix?

 

Sign up netflix on a AppleTV and the subscription can be taken from your itunes account funds. You can do that with Crunchyroll too as well. 

 

Considering netflix is a must in my household and itunes GC gets discounted constantly seemed like a good route. 



#54 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6533 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 07:44 PM

I stopped by my Family Dollar for the Xbox gift cards and found out that the $50 SKU wouldn't scan and say invalid amount. I then asked about $25 SKU's and those worked just fine. Unsure about the $15 SKU. So I just bought 5 of the $25 gift card codes rather than 2 $50 codes.


I was just going to buy one of the $25 cards for $20 assuming that the Spring Sale is worth putting my money toward. Is it a gift card that must be bought from the rack or a gift code bought at the register? I'm going to go home and change before I go to Family Dollar anyway. I wouldn't wear my shirt and tie there since a lot of beggars frequent that shopping center.

#55 cheapbrokegamer   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   713 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 08:42 PM

I went to one today in the ghetto. They didn't have the cards but she tried to scan a $25 Microsoft printout to get the code on the receipt. It didn't work and I left because I had to get to work. And I almost got robbed on the way to my car.

#56 keyblader1985   Wait, what? CAGiversary!   3113 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 08:48 PM

I believe you.

#57 d8onausa   Hornet CAGiversary!   409 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 08:58 PM

I had the same issue with the $15 Xbox cards.  The cashier tried to override it when I showed her the sign, but she couldn't.



#58 cg8889   Gamer Dad CAGiversary!   970 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 09:54 PM

Well I might have to swing by a local Family Dollar to get some iTunes cards. Hearthstone expansion is coming soon so I would love to spend 20% less on that.

 

Too bad a no go on PSN as that would be ideal for me but I am happy with the iTunes.



#59 psunami   0118999881999119725.....3 CAGiversary!   3561 Posts   Joined 15.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 10:02 PM

No luck with the $25 codes at my store.  

 

Tried both a Nintendo and Xbox code and neither were discounted when she went to the total.  I might go back to try it again later in the week.  



#60 jimbo8574   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   7839 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2016 - 10:13 PM

Was near a Family Dollar tonight. Out of physical cards. She tried to override a digital with no luck. Might try later in week.