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johnston306

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#14302951 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 02 July 2020 - 04:44 PM

When returning games bought online in store, do you have to give a reason for returning ? Can I just say I didn’t like it ? (Returning a game because it came incomplete)


Why wouldnt you just tell them the real reason? Doubtful but maybe if enough people return for that reason, things could change for better. I still have to return Ys VIII switch for same reason, will do so when using the email $10 off coupon.


#14296897 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 12 June 2020 - 12:16 AM

You overlooked what he overlooked : if they wanted to make as many sales as possible, they'd allow the deal to also occur in-store. They are not allowing it (presumably -- possibly a glitch, but a conveniently timed one).

That had been the crux of my considerations which he had responded to.

Yes, because during an ongoing pandemic they want more people trying to crowd into their relatively small stores. Buy your games online and let your mailman or a UPS driver deliver the games.

Edit: Just skip the sale, Ive stopped buying games that i think ill get to later. Especially used, from Gamestop online, where im afraid of payment issues let alone not getting a case.


#14293176 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 29 May 2020 - 11:47 PM

It would work but unfortunately the online coupons don't seem to be working for most, if not all, people on here - I don't think it would be worth the gamble using it on a $50 coupon then having to call them up and wait for hours on the phone trying to get your points back


Very true. Last year maybe a $25 online didnt work but then a $50 did. I should probably just wait until I can go in-store.


#14284270 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 27 April 2020 - 04:14 PM

Bought the PS4 Pro when it was on sale for Pro Day and ended up with the 7100...I only had the quieter 7200 previously. Goodness this thing really is loud. Anyway to make it quieter? My wife heard it and said it has to go if it stays as loud as it does.


Maybe just turn the volume on the tv up?


#14278302 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 04 April 2020 - 10:15 PM

How did you get the cert? Only reward showing up for me is to renew my membership (LOL, no thanks).


Use the website not the app.


#14276465 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 29 March 2020 - 10:08 PM

i hope they dont throw my stuff in my trunk i would prefer them to gently place my stuff in the trunk


That requires a promo code and a PRO membership


#14276416 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 29 March 2020 - 06:20 PM

Order and pay online.
Go to store.
Call store when youre there, what type and color car youre in even your plate number.
Pop your trunk.
Gamestop employee throws your stuff in trunk. Shuts trunk. Goes inside and washes hands.
Drive home, open trunk get stuff go inside and wash your hands.


#14262888 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 09 February 2020 - 09:02 PM

Was able to grab a copy of Division 2 PS4 in store for $5 minus my $5 monthly coupon = free.

Tempted to flip it for $8.30 credit towards my cyberpunk preorder later today but worried the GS employee will get suspicious


Two trips to Gamestop is not worth $3.30


#14260481 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 31 January 2020 - 01:47 AM

The $250 trade in deal on a switch....can it be a launch gray joycon version?


No. That gets $150. Latest version gets $200. Pretty sure only PS4 Pro and XBOX 1 X will get $250.


#14257406 Dragon Ball Z Cockroach - $34.16 (PS4) / $33.49 (XBOX) @ Target

Posted by johnston306 on 19 January 2020 - 02:00 PM

Target is having a b2g1 sale on SELECT movies, video games, and books. Not just this one Dragon Ball game...

https://www.target.c...nk=Buy2get1free


#14257094 ►Best Buy: Get $10 in Rewards or eGift Card (w/Pre-Order)

Posted by johnston306 on 18 January 2020 - 04:59 PM

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (both physical and digital) have been added to the $10 reward eligible list.

Physical comes with a free phone badge.


Nice. This was my last order with GCU. Still actually have one day left, might preorder some other Nintendo games.


#14236209 Amazon Trade-In FAQ 6.0

Posted by johnston306 on 27 November 2019 - 09:08 PM

I just had one of my white basic wiius accepted using the ebay cradle and stands. Thanks for the tip on buying the cheap stands on ebay


Glad it worked out for for you. Mine is in transit and hopefully will be accepted too.


#14231468 Amazon Trade-In FAQ 6.0

Posted by johnston306 on 19 November 2019 - 06:20 PM

My 8gb Wii U I sent in for trade in got rejected. Included everything BUT the stylus and the u-shaped console stands. The gamepad joysticks had slight yellow discoloration, so thinking that may have been why it was rejected.

Edit:
And drum roll please, it was rejected because it didn't include the stylus.

So you sent it in with the black cradle and stand then? Last time my complete in box white 8gb basic Wii u got rejected for missing those.


#14229917 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by johnston306 on 15 November 2019 - 05:52 PM

I’ll bite - what does that stand for?


Think he means csac or cash same as credit


#14225354 YMMV new Best Buy Mystery Rewards Certificate

Posted by johnston306 on 05 November 2019 - 12:45 PM

Same here. Probably because they take us for granted. Gotta love companies who reward people who DONT shop with them.


They're not rewarding them; they're enticing them to come into the store and spend money...