10% off sales in BBTS

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  1. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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  2. bouncing boy77

    bouncing boy77 Syntax Error

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    too bad, everything "new" and "preorder" is/are excluded and as always, all the good stuff are either "new" or "preorder".
     
  3. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I snagged a special edition overkill that i had been wanting he is now in a my Pile o loot !
     
  4. llamatron

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    The best part is watching older items suddenly become "new" again to avoid the sale!
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    no kidding XD but at least i found an item i really wanted that was on sale and i had funds available for.
     
  6. bouncing boy77

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    yup, thats the fun part!!! :lol 
     
  7. TheGame2K5

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    Yeah I thought Id check out a couple items that Ive been tring to find a little cheaper and apparently Alternity Black Megatron is new but the blue one is not. lol.
     
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    WTF? that really happens? what scums! then I order from them again.......:( 
     
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    for the reasons posted above, BBTS sales are not even worth posting. I love the store but the sales are weak lol. They have those bogus sales, similar to what department stores do when they try to clear out old clothes.

    "Regular Price 19.99"
    "SALE PRICE 19.99"

    Sure its in all caps but how much did you really save?
     
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    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    The "NEW" stuffs are months even a year old at that.
     
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    :banghead:  That pisses me off!

    They're still my number one online store, though.
     
  12. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    What is 10% though?
     
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    Call me back when they have 50-75% off the iGear Computer Control Center.
     
  14. Maetel

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    i love the fact most items are still 5-10% higher than msrp even after 30-50% off 'clearance'. i like bbts for their hold the loot system but their sales usually aren't that great. usually the only real deals they have are the clearance of the current line that's just ending before the next line coming full swing, currently it's the animated and rotf line, you can get about 10% off retail price if you're welling to buy them by the assortment cases with the figures you already have or don't want. there're really no deals for toys 2+ year old; look at their cybertron/energon inventories, most items going near double retail even the crappy scouts/less desirable ones are priced way more than fmv.
     
  15. jerryitus

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    Now if they would only ship their Animated Sons of Cybertron sets out...
     
  16. Powersa

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    ^^ well they have to recoup the space cost for holding those crappy items in warehouse for 2+ years, the way I see it. Still "NEW" though, especially in case of a sales event.
     
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    Don't forget prices going up before the sale.
     
  18. harrismonkey

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    Yeah, I noticed that. Two year old distressed packaging toys suddenly are new.
     
  19. exomega255

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    well, BBTS is not ALWAYS crappy on sales;

    On July 4th they had a 20% sale, and I was able to nab something that's normally 300$ or so for 170. (BBTS already had reasonable price before 20%)... so maybe they haven't gotten around to changing everything yet?
     

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