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Promoted 01-21-2013 at 05:55 AM View Original Post
Best Buy [Store Locator] is offering a $50 Off Your In-Store Purchase of $100 or more on select purchases when you pay with your MasterCard via Printable Coupon valid through January 27. Please refer to the forum thread for any additional details. Thanks getdealsonline

Note, refer to offer for details and exclusions.

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Edited January 25, 2013 at 02:22 PM by getdealsonline
link [bestbuy.com]

Despite so many exclusions, I have full faith in SD'ers that they will find this as one of the best deals Wink


To qualify for the discount, MasterCard must be used on a purchase of $100 or greater. Coupon excludes the following: Home Theater: Bose® audio products; Polk Audio; Denon; Boston Acoustics; select Samsung home audio, TVs, Blu-ray DVD players; Sony home audio & headphones, TVs & 3D glasses, Blu-ray players, DVD players & set top boxes; Magnolia Products: Samsung TVs and Blu-ray players, Sony TVs, Blu-ray players and projectors, Sharp 90” TVs, Epson projectors, URC, Sennheiser, Sonance, Bowers & Wilkins, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Oppo and SpeakerCraft Audio and special order merchandise; Portable Electronics: Apple® iPods and Bose products; Digital Imaging: Sony camcorders, digital cameras, NEX cameras, DSLR cameras, lenses & flashes; Nikon DSLR & compact system cameras, lenses & flashes & P510; GoPro cameras; Phones: no-contract phones, broadband and airtime cards on all carriers, no contract airtime cards; gaming hardware; Pacific Sales products; Geek Squad®: C.O.D. Geek Squad services. Not valid on any BestBuy.com order, including store pickup. Best Buy employees are not eligible for this promotion. No dealers. No copies. No cash back. No cash value. Coupon must be presented at time of purchase. MasterCard is not the sponsor of nor shall have liability for this promotion.
Cashier Instructions: Scan coupon UPC for $50 off. Scan all product(s) being sold. Press “Total.” Write “VOID” on coupon and place in register coupon media file.

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Last Edited by tenwinecans January 31, 2013 at 10:10 PM
If calling to make a complaint at 1-888-BestBuy, SPECIFICALLY request to speak with CONSUMER RELATIONS. Everyone else will give you the run around! Bestbuy will issue you a $50 GC via mail once they verify your receipt for a SINGLE ITEM purchase of $100+.

**I just spoke with the consumer relates dept. and they told me under no circumstances are they allowed to compensate anyone. This directive came down from the big wigs at HQ.** 01/27/13 15:36

Deal is DEAD! Promo was only good for ONE DAY, Monday January 21, MLK Holiday!

Original LINK finally removed from BB servers sometime on 01.23.13

Edit by ReanimationXP, 1/22/13 @ 12:24pm:
Deal is dead officially, but still working provisionally! YMMV.

A correction like this is false advertising! Don't let this one die so easily, SDers!


I just called 1-888-BestBuy and explained that the manager at the Camelback location in Phoenix, AZ was refusing to honor the deal of the printout I had, and warned this could bring about a false advertising lawsuit. She was very nice and helpful. I was trying to buy Amazon gift cards which she could not pull up online (I coudn't either), but she offered to mail me a $100 gift card and only charge me $50 for it. She also double-checked that I would be able to buy an Amazon gift card with my Best Buy giftcard once it comes in. YMMV, good luck!

EDIT: I just mentioned how they took care of the guy below me with the Keurig, and she sent me $150 gift cards for the price of $50 and express shipped them to me without me even asking! This is incredible! They really don't want a lawsuit Smilie

-ReanimationXP

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In the news:
http://gizmodo.com/5977880/whoops-best-buy-accidentally-gave-away-50-in-a-coupon
http://consumerist.com/2013/01/22/best-buy-posts-50-off-coupon-on-internet-forgets-how-internet-works/
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-buy-had-spectacular-coupon-162500645.html/

Official Updated Coupon from BB Corp. as of 5:40PM CST:
http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=57010336&postcount=3565

Official Updated Inclusions and Exclusions List as of 3:30PM CST:
http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=57008350&postcount=3264

Directly from Bestbuy forum
http://forums.bestbuy.com/t5/Best-Buy-Geek-Squad-Policies/50-MasterCard-Coupon-Correction/m-p/652207#M84766
  • The promotion is valid for TODAY ONLY, January 21, 2013.
  • The offer is valid on a single, regular priced item purchase of $100 or more.
  • iTunes, Amazon and other gift cards are excluded.
  • Limit 1 offer per coupon, per household.
  • See below for full list of conditions and exclusions: (read the Bestbuy forum link above for more info)
translation:
Ooops, we are losing way too much money, no freaking way are we running this for a whole week. We'd better cut our losses with "correcting" it to a 1 day sale, and while we are at it, restrict to stuff we don't lose money on.

PROOF: http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=57007756&postcount=3174
Got $1600 for only $800.

PROOF: http://i46.tinypic.com/2mq2nnk.jpg Apple TV for $45 (Woodbridge,VA)

ZOMG MOAR PROOF: http://slickdeals.net/f/5810572-Best-Buy-Coupon-50-off-100-In-Store-Purchases-via-Printable-Coupon-MasterCard-Required?v=1&p=57012464#post57012464
$600 for $300

$2500 for $1250 http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=56996922&postcount=1143

READ the thread for latest info. Some people got denied when using the coupon.

What has been confirmed based on comment in this thread (WITHOUT manager override)
  • Doesn't work on sale items - Not true according to some but Bestbuy forum confirmed this. It is $50 off regular price
  • One Single item must be more than $100 - Not true according to some but Bestbuy forum link in the beginning of Wiki confirmed One item must be at least $100.
  • Doesn't work on GC - Confirmed to exclude gift cards by a Best Buy representative on Facebook, but YMMV

    Note from a Slickdealer about gift cards: "Bought the Amazon GCs and manager thought $50 would be statement credit, told me if I did not get statement credit to come back and he would adjust. Did not want to play that game so returned the GCs and got a printer. The manager had to call their support team, and they said that it does not work on any GCs at all. (YMMV of course). It did not take the $50 automatically on the GCs but did on the printer..."
  • Doesn't work on video games - Not true according to some
  • Doesn't work on Kindle Paperwhite WiFi without manager override
  • Doesn't work on Apple TV without manager override
To qualify for the discount, MasterCard must be used on a purchase of $100 or greater. Some people indicate ONE item need to be over $100, but multiple people have gotten it to work with no override on a combined purchase.

Per the facebook page:
Quote :
Hi Amy-

It has to be ANY Mastercard credit card. Mastercard gift cards would not be accepted.

-Jesse-


Pre-paid master cards may no longer work if the manager is in the loop

* I paid CASH... but had a prepaid Walmart MasterCard($3 fee) in hand because after the cashier and manager were done doing the override,
they paid no attention to the $50 bill I handed over.Just rang it up and gave me the receipt. Smilie
I think the reason is that the coupon didn't scan on the 4 $25 Amazon Kindle gift cards
and they had to take off the $50 manually. If the coupon had scanned, it would probably
not accept any other payment except MasterCard. Smilie



Other important details:

Not valid on any BestBuy.com order, including store pickup.

Valid until 1/27/13

Email link: LINK

Link to PDF on Best Buy's web site: Here it is [bestbuy.com]

PDF: http://slickdeals.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=1737604

Let's see if I can post the URL as "code" and perhaps SD won't automatically bastardize it:

Code:
http://image.emailinfo2.bestbuy.com/lib/fef41d77766c04/m/43/13729-2_MasterCardPromo_Coupon_final.pdf
There ya go. Copy the link in the box above and paste it into your browser. The coupon is ON BESTBUY.COM.

BestBuy response on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/bestbuy/posts/10151379842312022

If you don't have a Mastercard, purchase a prepaid Mastercard from any store and use it. Read cashier instructions on coupon. Doesn't seem to have exclusions regarding type of Mastercard.

Slickdealers had problems redeeming the coupon at these stores:
Alpharetta, GA (3:30 PM)
Sunnyvale, CA (11.15 AM)
Manchester, CT 4 pm
Boston, MA (South Bay)
Dedham, MA - 1/21/2013 10:12 AM ET
Braintree, MA - 1/21/2013 3:41 PM ET
Fenway, MA - 1/21/2013 2:30 PM ET
Jacksonville, FL - Avenues Mall/Southside Blvd
Orlando, FL (Waterford lake) - 1/21/2013 14:00 AM ET, the manager is very rude and asked me to tell my friends not come with this coupon. I would tell my friends not to come to bestbuy instead...
Pembroke Pines, FL - 1/21/13 - 5:30PM ET
Overland park, KS -- Cashiers said this is a fake coupon
Seattle, WA (Northgate) 1/21/13 11:00AM PST -- Said it would only work for physical items.
Victor, NY 4:00pm - Manager stated corporate changed the policy and they would only accept on $100 or more purchase of one item totaling $100
Lynwood, WA 12:00PM PST -- Cashier said the coupon changed, no longer works for gift cards.
Atlanta (Perimeter)l-
Alpharetta, GA (N Point Mall) – No go, they wanted to see the actual email. This is a douche bag extraordinaire store begin with. So, was not hopeful at all.lSave your gas.
California, MD
Brooklyn, ny ceasars bay location, female manager said I need to show her the email received for the discount
West Nyack, NY - no gift cards, manager would not override
Monroe, NY - no gift cards, manager would not override. Worked fine on a new router though. <---Knew this. Did not even try. Manager is an A*hole there.
Tualatin, OR - No gift cards, $100+ on ONE item.

Slickdealers were successful at these stores:

Marlborough, MA @ 11:51 had 3 items totaling 110.77, 2 of which (corsair RAM) were pricematches to amazon manager expressed i was lucky and last one he would allow to combined the deals. I guess they consider pricematch a deal.
Long Island City, NY

Quote from JackD121 View Post :
Manager at Austin store (research blvd) refused to honor the coupon on ANYTHING... said no to GC's first then when i tried to buy some video games he said it will not be honored as it is a scam .. Frown
San Antonio, TX - 1/21/03 @ 1020 CST

Douglasville, GA - worked without manager approval. MIDI Keyboard, Cowbell, Batteries, candy wouldn't work.
Works w/exceptions
Waterfront, Pittsburgh, PA (Gift Card worked for first 2 customers but manager said all other sales had to be purchases of physical items)
Savannah, Ga - Accepted towards giftcard no override needed
Bloomington, Indiana - Did not work on gift cards. was able to use it on a Roku XS 2
Louisville, KY @ Outer Loop - Snagged a 20" Insignia monitor for $50. Required a manager override.
Kings Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
Manhattan, NY @ 23rd & 6th (closed now; manager is a d*ck)
Anaheim, CA @ Orangefair mall
Topeka, KS - 1/21/13 @6 PM CST -- bought 2 $50 kindle gift cards, 1st cashier scanned it no problem and manually gave me the discount. Went back 20 mins later, did it again w/ a different cashier and still np.


Things that works WITHOUT OVERRIDE
If it confirmed to work without override, put here. Note, some sore won't even scan the coupon. Read above or read the thread.
iTunes gift cards $100 denomination (Woodland Hills, CA) 2pm PST
itunes gift cards (Austin, TX, as of 1/21 1pm)
Steam gift cards (Savannah, GA, as of 1/21 7pm Eastern)
Amazon gift cards (Savannah, GA, as of 1/21 7pm Eastern)
League of legends gift cards (Savannah, GA, as of 1/21 7pm Eastern)
Cisco E2500 Wireless Router
IR blast Remotes
Logitech Harmony Remotes and PS3 Adapter
Any KEURIG coffee maker
Canon 50mm F/1.8 II worked without any manager override
Toshiba 3tb external hard drive
Seagate Internal Barracuda 2 TB worked without any manager override at Fordham Road Best Buy in NYC
Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB
WD - Caviar Green 2TB Internal Serial ATA Hard Drive - SKU: 9234465 - North Haven CT [bestbuy.com]
Intel Series 520 SSD 120GB
Roku-2 XS (after adding some filler to make it 100+).
Conair Waffle Maker, Model: WMK600 SKU: 9826199
Sonicare Essence, 2 Handle Pack
XBOX 320 GB HDD
EVGA GTX 660 Graphics Card
Vacuum Cleaners
Nike+ GPS watches
Epson Printer
Shredder
Fitbit Aria
EVGA GTX 660 ti SC (Just bought a GreenDot Prepaid MC had to load 2nd time for the total amount of the item at BB because they said I have to use only MC to pay the total amount which is BS but oh wells. Extra work needed but it is $50 after all. FYI, they needed the BB Rewards # or else they won't honor it).
Apple TV, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1/21, 6PM

Things NEED manager OVERRIDE YMMV
Visa GCs
Kindle GCs (usable for anything on Amazon)
Insignia 20" Monitor


Have any store pricematched this?
Pricematched to OfficeMax, worked on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 16GB. Paid in full with rewards for $300+tax. -xxraikoxx
OFFICE DEPOT pricematched. Willowbrook, TX. Receipt image on Post#3992 -pongaloids
Did another pricematch to OfficeMax on 1/24; Was able to grab a 16GB Nexus 7 (Display) for $118.49 after 15% discount and original coupon. receipt on #7107 -xxraikoxx

Things NOT confirmed to work WITHOUT manager OVERRIDE moved to here

Apple TV ( Had to add some filler to make $100+.)
Apple Airport Express (worked, even opened box)
Apple iPhone5 with contract renewal
Live Animals
Video Games
Blu Ray/DVD movies
Kinect
CD's
Gaiam Yoga mats
Skittles laugh out loud
TVs not made by Samsung/Sony
Hard Drives/Computer components
Video Cards / EVGA NVIDIA GTX 660 [bestbuy.com]
Antec 1000W PSU [bestbuy.com]
eMedia - Teach Yourself Acoustic Guitar Pack (Steel-String) [bestbuy.com]

Worked : Canon 40mm f2.8 pancake lens [bestbuy.com]


Shop Status (Post what stores worked, semi worked, or refused. Feel free toupdate this!

California
Valencia - purchased multiple blu-rays. bb.com had the LOTR extended blu ray set for $45.99 so price matched plus bought Ted, Sons of Anarchy, Legend and Red Riding Hood. Manager override needed, he came over and knocked down the price of SOA and LOTR to reflect the $50 off. Cashier had issues with the coupon, had to be scanned first but still needed the override to work. paid with best buy card Smilie not mastercard.

Tustin - Wouldn't accept the coupon on multiple items, it had to be over $100 on a single purchase.

Marina - As of 4 pm, my wife was able to snag two Amazon GCs (cashier and manager didn't care). I was able to buy 9 x 16 K-cups, even though the coupon said ONE SINGLE ITEM. The Marina Best Buy is really lax. It's probably because it's in a small town.

Georgia
Atlanta (Perimeter) - Not taking coupon *today* "due to error in BBY system"
Duluth - Worked with Roku 2 XS with mgr. over ride

Maryland
Owings Mills - Gift Cards of any type - no good (manager said no), everything else is okay (minus exceptions) (1/21/13 @ 10:01)
Security Blvd - gift cards are considered "air time cards" therefore will not sell any product that requires "activation" with this promo, else products can be bought. (1/21/13 @ 11:20)
Frederick, MD (21703) - WORKED! needed mgr.. Wanted to buy 3 with seperate transactions, instead mgr took $150 off the canon 430 flash. (scooped for $111, down from $350 on sale for $255)
White Marsh, MD - The manager has asked all the associate to deny honoring the coupon because "the system does not apply the coupon correctly" . I talked to the manager and she refuses to do overrides even though I stood in line for 45 minutes.


Minnesota-
St Cloud - I was able to buy the 24" LG LED HDTV Reg Price $229 SALE price $169-$50 coupon = final price of $119 + tax. I was THRILLED! They were very careful at first to make sure it didn't go against any of the restrictions but went through smoothly. I purchased at about 7:30p.m. Monday though. They weren't going to honor it any other day. There were signs all over the store and on the front doors.

Virginia
Manassas (20110) -Worked on Canon lens
Sterling/Dulles - Worked with xbox 320 GB hdd upgrade without any problem
Reston - picked up the last 3TB WD Green. Manager was needed to process the order, but gave me no trouble about the coupon. Got it for $104.99 after tax.
Chantilly - picked up ANOTHER 3TB WD Green. This time for some reason, they gave it to me for $99.74 after tax! Apparently when the manager overrides the price, the result can be different depending on how they do it.
Woodbridge (22193) -Worked on Apple TV w/ Manager Approval at 3pm. Went back and they won't give any discounts to Apple products as of 6pm.

Indiana
Bloomington (47404) - Did not work on gift cards. was able to use it on a Roku XS 2
Columbus (47201) - Worked on 2x $50 Amazon GC's - overridden by cashier w/out manager approval. Crappy store. Refused to honor the coupon.
Mishawaka - Worked on a sale Brother laser printer without manager approval. Cashier mentioned some people had tried GC's and managers were approving sales but stopped.
Lafayette - Worked on a Nike+ Fuel GPS Watch which was on sale by giving you an extra $10 BB GC at time of purchase.

Iowa
Coralville - 1/21/13 8PM would not work for GC and was told "only one coupon per customer." Purchased a 3tb Toshiba external hard drive. $129.99 - $10.00 (on sale) - $50 = $70 + tax Manager override not required. Used Walmart GC MC.

Oregon
Cascade Station - manager had to override on AGC, but seemed to be aware of the coupon and was honoring the terms.

Pennsylvania
Whitehall - did not work on gift cards, manager would not override.

Texas

Austin(78704 on Ben White Blvd) - did not work on gift cards, manager would not override.

Willowbrook(77066) - worked on Intel 520 120GB SSD drive. Coupon wouldn't scan but worked on manual entry.
Edit: They have stopped any GC purchase with coupon here in Willowbrook store. They are NOT doing manual override anymore. Whatever scans will be allowed only. Had to buy a kids DVD on top of Roku-2 XS to bring it above $100. Even school supplied or candy won't work Frown.

Washington : Bellevue and Tukwila are no longer accepting purchases for gift cards

Florida: Jacksonville (St. John's Town Center) - Apple TV will not work. - Other items work
Palm Beach Gardens - iPhone 5 upgrade for ATT

New Jersey
Brick - 10am: worked on Amazon kindle cards with manager override
Brick - update 10 minutes before closing: Wouldn't let me buy a giftcard but said I can use it on ANYTHING else that's regular price. I opted for a zumba game, headphones and a bunch of HP ink. Coupon still wouldn't take but manager (different from the am, obviously) came over and fixed it no problemo. Smilie
Woodbridge - worked 2 min to closing, but they held firm to exclusing/inclusion list. Poor cashiers were hammered today, so I conveyed to them a heartfelt thanks
Howell - Didnt work on giftcards but I got 2 aqua pure filters for Samsung refrigerator for $100 - $50 total being $50 plus tax. Manager had to override but it worked and still a decent deal.
Howell - around 8pm had signs all over the door that it must be on ONE item equally 100. I walked out empty handed. Frown

Anchorage AK
Bought a Roku 2 XS and a Snickers bar to put me over the $100 mark. Total came to $51.48. Needed manager override.

Fairfax, VA
Tivo Premier and M&Ms for $52 and wife grabbed a WD 2TB for it for $62

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Quote from Friday63 View Post :
Jesus H. Christ people, it's one deal out of many that you didn't get to abu, er, use. Get over it, and move on.

I agree.

So, what, you got denied, move on. I went to Best buy after work, my first item got denied because it was on sale, second item was not. Score! Had second item been denied, or they told me coupon is no longer valid, I would have just walked away and saved my self $30.

I wouldn't be surprized that these are the same people from the "Occupy..." movement. They really feel that they are entitled to everything.

Perhaps they can organize "Occupy Best Buy" movement.

Interestingly enough, most of the people in line at Best Buy on Wednesday before Black Friday were from the "Occupy" movement, hoping to get in on a deal and resell. So, enterpreneurial spirit is not dead in them, they just want the low hanging fruit...
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Quote from taiwan View Post :
I received the e-mail few hours before this deal was posted on SD unlike most abusers. I tried to use it to buy 1 Dark Knight Trilogy Blu-ray set ($39.99), two copies of Frankenweenie 3D Blu-ray (34.99 each) when I got off work. It was 6pm when I got to the store and obviously the store manager were already informed of the scam. Best Buy sold the Dark Knight set for $24.99 once, and I know Frankenweenie price would drop to $15 next Black Friday. I couldn't wait and I was treated like I was there to rip off Best Buy. They'd still make money from me. Yes I'm a hypocrite for trying to make Best Buy money.

It's not inconceivable for Best Buy to lose over 10 million dollars on giftcards alone this Monday.
What the CEOs pay?

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Quote from rockmo View Post :
Well put. People don't realize that once, and if, Best Buy goes under we all lose as another competitor going under will reduce competition thus raising prices. I love all these people who despise Best Buy yet will prostitue their values for a few bucks.
I'm still trying to figure out what best buy sells that a hundred other brick & mortar places don't!!!
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Quote from Mydiscover View Post :
Bestbuy is at it again.. The have a new coupon at my local store.. $10 off anything regular price...
Here is the coupon.... Go and get your $10 dollar items NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BWAH.

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Details? Where do you get this?
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Quote from Dealdigger2 View Post :
What's the record for Thread views and pages posted?
This one has to be up there.
No way, this one hasn't even auto-renewed yet.

The HP Touchpad thread probably holds the record.
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Called 888Bestbuy. Asked to speak with Consumer Relations, operator guy says there isn't one and transfers me to Sales. I talk about the MC $50 Q and the sales lady transfers me to Consumer Relations. shake head

They apparently have been "advised not to give out any compensation for this coupon." I explained what happened, and the lady talked to a 'supervisor' for quite a while. Came back and said "we have been advised not to give out any compensation."

So, calling no longer works? Or is it just the lady I spoke with?

Just fyi, I was trying to buy a Fitbit One on Monday, but it was $99.99, and HAD to be $100 to use the coupon. Biggest waste of time ever... Driving there and waiting...
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#6998
We all tried to get in on deals we knew were too good to be true. Many deals on SD will tell you they are possible pricing errors and expect orders to be cancelled. But this BB coupon, some people just hoped Best Buy would be stupid enough to honor. When they did, they figured out the items that would cause the biggest damage to Best Buy. Then they repeat. I'm pretty sure there are people who will not hesitate to do this all week long until Best Buy is short by 1 billion dollars if Best Buy hadn't stopped this coupon.

For some people they were pretty proud to cause thousands of dollars worth of loss to Best Buy. Ripping off a dying company is nothing to be proud of.
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Quote from gaijin4life View Post :
Waste of time. Well-documented State Attorney General complaint (noting that the original coupon is still up, even though a "revised coupon" is in stores) is more likely to have anything happen. BBB is useless.
Agreed with you BBB. I filed complaints to BBB, FTC, Texas Attorney General against Dell's bait-N-switch Black Friday deal. No response from FTC and Attorney General. BBB sided with Dell. Totally wasted of time. Screw DELL!
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Details? Where do you get this?
my local bestbuy store had a stack of them by the cash registers...
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thanks just called in and got a $200 gc.
















laugh out loud
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Grats to the few that were able to mass abuse the epic coupon into by buying gift cards into 1 day only promo or looking like a moron by throwing a fit when it didn't work in front of everyone.

Yes, BB released the coupon prematurely, but it was the customers that abused it by thinking they're so slick that killed it. The employees that actually aided the abusers by helping them purchases over 1k in GC in a transaction probably got canned by now.
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Quote from modette View Post :
I'm still trying to figure out what best buy sells that a hundred other brick & mortar places don't!!!
What part of "another competitor" do you not understand?
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Quote from modette View Post :
I'm still trying to figure out what best buy sells that a hundred other brick & mortar places don't!!!

Wow, you've been a SD'er for 9 years and my comment coaxed out your 18th post? I feel honoredBig Grin

A lot of mid-sized cities don't have much of a selection when it comes to electronic stores. I live in a metro area of 1,000,000 and other than Best Buy there is one other electronics store that compares to Best Buy for overall selection. Ever try and buy a sub woofer at Target, Sears, Staples, Office Depot? I'd love for a Fry's to move to town though but I won't hold my breath on that one.
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Quote from PerlAddict View Post :
Compared to your better approach - speaking out of your ass? Wink

Never judged anyone for using the coupon. Not even implicitly. Which is evident if you were actually reading. My only comment was in regards to folks talking about what a terrible company Best Buy was. Well, and that concerning you being a bit of a tool. For, you know, misreading another user's post, making assumptions that he was trying to scam Best Buy, and then calling him the "biggest dumb f-luck alive." You stay classy there, San Diego.

And don't worry, you didn't waste any time debating anything. You DID waste time, true. But not on debating. That requires a level of comprehension that you simply don't possess in order to first form, then communicate, and then reciprocate a complete and cohesive thought - all abilities you seemed to be lacking.

To quote Richard Hayden: "It's called reading. Top to bottom, left to right. A group of words together is called a sentence. Take Tylenol for any headaches; Midol for any cramps." Stick Out Tongue
LOL! Your ad hominem attacks on my supposed lack of reading comprehension are stale and stodgy. Just like your ​superfluous vocabulary words and quotes from famous people.

Actions speak louder than words. This originiated when you saw my post pointing out your fellow Tennessean's gullibility and felt inclined to defend him - noble but a fool's errand. You rag on SlickDealers taking advantage of BestBuy who ridicule the company YET you lament not doing the same as demonstrated by your post that I will quote again below [bold emphasis is mine].

Quote from PerlAddict View Post :
Got back from the Best Buy in Murfreesboro, TN, tonight. Only saw 9 Amazon $25 gift cards by the checkout (didn't think to look across the aisle to see if they had any by the other checkout, but oh well). I checked out with Apple TV and some TicTacs first, then I did two transactions for (4) $25 gift cards each. The girl never called anyone or batted an eye for anything. For the AppleTV, she just used a calculator to figure out the new total and adjusted the price. For the gift cards, she adjust the price on two gift cards to $0.00 for both of the transactions.

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So it was still working in Murfreesboro, TN, as of 6:00 p.m. CST tonight. Glad I didn't listen to all the SD'ers who said don't bother, it's dead. Always worth checking. Smilie

Really wanted to get $400 worth of Amazon cards to make the price of the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lens half off, but it's hard to complain about $100 off still. Smilie
Don't act all self-righteous against others on SlickDeals while performing the very same actions you denounce. That's pure hypocriosy. Taking advantage of deals and providing pejorative opinions of the companies offering them is a common philosophy here. You're a SlickDeals member since 2005 and haven't realized this fact? Who's lacking reading comprehension now?!?

Please post another quote of some random bullshit that is pointless and will try to hurt my feelings. LMAO
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