tfsource.com - Source Points?

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  1. Mitch FIN Keith

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    How do these works?
    How many do you need to get something?
    Would it make sense to limit my buying to this website in order to earn rewards?
    do they carry everything?
     
  2. TacomaPrime

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  3. Mitch FIN Keith

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    i didnt scroll down, thats my bad thanks
     
  4. AceMilo

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    I really like tfsource, they've always been helpful when I have a problem (faulty figs, etc) and they always work with me when I want a special request. The only problem I have with points is that you HAVE to use the points in a new in stock order and there are price restrictions, meaning you have to place a large order + have the points to get the best stuff free. I have a ton of points, but the vast majority of what I buy is stacked. I preorder almost everything and just push out some stuff when I'm over $150 for free shipping, or when they have a promotion for free figs.

    The stuff on the points list usually isn't the best stuff, but if you're gonna buy stuff anyway, why not get some freebies too? I wish the point figs were better, but what are you gonna do?
     
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    Is their prices good compared to say BBTS on same figures? Where they located
     
  6. AceMilo

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    Yep they're the same as BBTS more or less, sometimes less, sometimes the same, not usually more. What I like about them is that everything over $150 is free shipping or discounted international. BBTS has a pile of loot system, but only offers discounted shipping, not free. They're located in Minneapolis I believe.
     
  7. Satomiblood

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    Has anyone had an issue with their Source Points?
     
  8. Orodruin

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    I was just looking at this myself, there's some good options if you make a big purchase. Gonna have to keep an eye on that.
     
  9. Satomiblood

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    I don't really like the idea that I have to buy something to redeem the points I've earned.
     
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    The restrictions on how and when the points can be used aren't something I'm happy with; if I could use them whenever, I'd probably shop at TFSource more often. That said, I do like that they included this points system. It's something I wish BBTS would introduce.
     
  11. Satomiblood

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    I currently have 190 Source Points as a result of purchasing the FP Deluxe Insecticons. Looking at the list of potential freebies, I'm eligible for a Spinister Kreon (50-point value). However, in order to redeem those 50 Source Points, I have to spend an additional $25.
     
  12. joshua

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    I have 290 points, but just got this email:


    Thank you for enrolling in the Source Points program, where you can redeem points for freebies! Currently you have 2,750 points to spend. Here is a summary of your recent points earned and redeemed.

    Points earned: 5,600 points
    Points redeemed: -2,850 points
    Remaining balance: 2,750 points

    I checked my account online, and it says 290. I think they have a glitch in the matrix.
     
  13. MissingSea

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    Yep had the same email, and was as confused. When I went to check my account I've got the same as Satomiblood from my purchase of the FP Deluxicons. I'm guessing their automated system has had a bit of a nervous breakdown :) 
     
  14. Satomiblood

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    I received a similar email. Same values too.
     
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    same
     
  16. Satomiblood

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    Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan, I wish I had 5,600 Source Points. But I'd probably still need to spend an extra $25 in order to redeem the 50 points I'd need for a fucking Kreon.
     
  17. RustyBarnacles

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    I'd be a bigger fan of the source points if they didn't use all of they're overstock as the freebies. There's nothing there that I want.

    Just the other day I placed an order expecting to use my source points on Piranacon figuring what the hell, and they removed it from the freebie list.

    I just can't see myself wanting any of the freebie stuff.
     
  18. Satomiblood

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    Yea, none of it is really worth it. I was just using the Kreons as an example.
     
  19. Flexx Ark

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    TFSource seems to move slower than BBTS though. I'm still waiting on something to ship that arrived about 4 days ago but that I purchased in September .....
     
  20. Deadsled

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    does anyone know where the Source Points are applied to the order? I had put together an order, along with freebies, meeting all the cost requirements, but when I went to pay for the order I noticed that I was still paying for my "freebies". Did I miss a step?