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Just received an email from Best Buy [bestbuy.com] titled "Up to $5,000 in Mystery Rewards could be in this e-mail"

Let's figure out which barcode is amounted to what Wink

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Last Edited by bluekiwi November 4, 2016 at 03:11 PM
This is from last years thread:
https://slickdeals.net/f/8199567-bestbuy-mystery-rewards-email-ymmv?src=SiteSearchV2Algo1

4 00055 86500... $
......................01....$
......................02 ...$
......................03....$5
......................04....$
......................05....$

Having received a mystery reward ending in 86500 3, I can confirm it is worth $5



You CAN redeem these online, despite what the certificate says:
Using your code online/determining reward amount online

1. Log out of your Best Buy account.
2. Add random (to check certificate amount) or intended (to actually purchase) item to cart.
3. Click Checkout.
4. Click Continue as Guest.
4. Fill in all your information (or just enough to get to the next page).
5. Drop down the My Best Buy Reward Certificates box.
6. From your reward e-mail, print to PDF. Copy the Member ID and Certificate # into the appropriate fields.
7a. Click Apply.
7b. Open a new tab and go to bestbuy.com, sign-in to your account and you can apply your 20% GCU or other RZ certs.
8. Total should now be updated and certificate amount should be revealed.

To use the reward online, you do have to checkout as guest. If you're logged in, you cannot enter a reward that is not already associated with your account. Thus the need to checkout as guest.
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why TD?
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I have two barcodes
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Quote from Candletric
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Dude, you know better.

This is very YMMV. Usually for people that rarely shop at Best Buy
Forgot the YMMV title when posting... but added it.

Mystery reward usually include more people than just the regular "miss you, $5 certificate" etc.

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why TD?
Why TD? Not everyone receives this email, I just got it like 7 minutes ago.
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I just did too, I'll go tomorrow to see what the barcode equals!
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I have two barcodes
The first barcode is somewhat generic; use to reveal the amount you got.

My first barcode ends with xxxx3
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We can at least figure out which numbers are most common, those are probably the $5 ones. My last 4 digits are 500 with a check digit of 3 on the barcode on the left that says "promotional" on the certificate.
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what is your bar code under step 1 mine is 00055-86500 if there all the same that means $5
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I just got this email too so I came here to see if it was posted.

The way the fine print reads it makes it sound like you have to make a purchase in order to redeem the mystery reward. I'm wondering if the reward total will be proportional to whatever you're buying. i.e. $1000 TV vs $20 Bluetooth speaker.
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what is your bar code under step 1 mine is 00055-86500 if there all the same that means $5

Yup same here
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what is your bar code under step 1 mine is 00055-86500 if there all the same that means $5
Same. Guess it's $5.
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We can at least figure out which numbers are most common, those are probably the $5 ones. My last 4 digits are 500 with a check digit of 3 on the barcode on the left that says "promotional" on the certificate.
That's what mine is . Pretty sure we got $5 lol
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what is your bar code under step 1 mine is 00055-86500 if there all the same that means $5

same! Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
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