Official Sales, Deals, and Coupons Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Matty, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. OptimusTarzan

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    This. I already got $4.35 back for ordering the Ark. Most ppl don't know/care or understand how Rakuten works.
     
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  2. HunterGreen2005

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    If anyone isn't familiar, Rakuten is a cash back app/browser extension.

    You basically shop through their app/browser extension, and you typically get like ~1% cashback per qualifying purchase. When your cashback total hits a minimum of $5, you can transfer it to your PayPal.

    I guess if you haven't used it before you can "Join today and get a $10 Welcome bonus when you spend $25.* *To qualify for a Welcome Bonus, you must be a new Member and make minimum qualifying purchases totaling at least twenty-five dollars ($25) within ninety (90) days of becoming a Member."

    www.rakuten.com

    So if you order Black Zarak and Autobot Ark separately with the $15 off $99 promo code from EE, you're spending $300 total and already saving $30 off MSRP. With Rakuten's EE 3% cashback, that's $9 plus an extra $10 welcome bonus if you qualify.

    Is it more hassle than it's worth?

    I dunno, but you are technically saving $49 off MSRP for both titans if you are already planning to get both.

    Not bad.

    I don't use Rakuten personally, but our family uses a similar app, iBotta for brick and mortar groceries.

    Did you get your 3% back already even though EE hasn't charged you for the Ark?
     
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  3. OptimusTarzan

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    Yes. I emailed them after 2 days. They asked for the order number, date of purchase and amount spent. I also had to copy and paste invoice. I do this on all orders if I don't cash back in 2 days. Because I noticed that sometimes I never get it and would forget. It's already in my account.
     
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    Rakuten, formerly eBates, is absolutely no hassle and it's really easy to use. This is coming from someone who probably doesn't even use their advancements well or bother to get the credit for his brick and mortar purchases. Essentially all you have to do is go to Rakuten first, log in, search for Entertainment Earth (or any other company you're shopping at, though not every company participates) and then click the link on Rakuten that takes you to EE. From their place your order. 3% isn't a lot, but it adds up over time. In about a decade I got over $1000 in cash back (I just have the checks mailed to me, but I think you have them deposited into PayPal as well) on purchases I was going to make regardless of Rakuten or not. Might not seem like a lot, but it's $1000+ plus I wouldn't have otherwise had and I can think of plenty of ways to spend that money and it takes at most an extra minute of my time. I just wish Discover had it's old version of this. Anyway, I've actually used the EE code and Rakuten on multiple orders this week.
     
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    Anyone know if EE charges you right away or when the item ships?
     
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    I place 2 preorders not shipped. One was 3 months ago. Haven't been charged yet so I assume they charge you when shipped. They did run my card for $1 when I placed the order, but the charge disappeared. I guess they wanted to see if the card was good.
     
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    Please keep the posts to listing sales, deals, coupons, whatever.
     
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    Great. I had zero intention of getting this, but somehow I just bought it. :lol 
     
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    Are you all serious? Do you not see the mod’s post directly above your posts?
     
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    Yes, I saw it and yes, i was serious in thanking them for the link to the discount in the sales and deals thread.
    So yes, thanking someone for a link to a deal in the deal thread in no way would violate the rules of the thread. I don't believe any mod would complain about or be concerned about forum members thanking others for info and being polite in the thread...
     
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    God damn. That's an incredible deal for anyone who doesn't have it yet. $10 more than a leader class and he's a big beefy mofo. I'm tempted to buy a second one at that price haha.
     
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    Found series 2 single pack botbots at a dollar tree. The dollar tree I was at is a kind of "super" dollar tree in that it's three times the size of a normal dollar tree and carries a much wider variety of items, so I'm not sure if they'd be at all dollar trees or not.
     
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    Any Hasbro Pulse Coupons?
     
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