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Postby Mk » Wed Dec 01, 2010 6:58 pm

Woot Off going on two days = sickness





*This would fit into the Other sites category
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Postby Mk » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:15 pm

Groupon probably won't regret turning down $6 billion when people start getting tired of the site within 6 months.

Oh wait.
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Postby Boston » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:54 pm

LOLOLOL

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Postby MCA » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:36 am

Groupon fucked something up for my wife last weekend and all I know is she wound up having to pay $50 for a fucking pedicure in the dead of winter.
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Postby Boston » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:17 am

Caffe Graffiti on today's BuyWithMe.
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Postby mcm » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:40 am

I bought my wife a $50 coupon for $25 at Nordstrom Rack off Groupon that expired Dec 31st. She forgot to use it and I got pissed so she went last night to try to use and and they accepted it. The lady at Nordstrom told her that gift cards do not expire in the state of Massachusetts. I had heard this before but thought it was sort of a wives tale, turns out its true. Wonder if that means that none of these coupons from Groupon, BuyWithMe, etc expire? Thoughts?
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Postby midd » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:45 am

7 year minimum on gift cards
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Postby Boston » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:45 am

I remember most of the Groupons I've bought having expiration dates.

One I got for Nantucket also expired before I actually made it back there.

I don't think of these things as traditional gift cards so I assumed they were not subject to that.
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Postby Ronnie B » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:46 am

mcm wrote:I bought my wife a $50 coupon for $25 at Nordstrom Rack off Groupon that expired Dec 31st. She forgot to use it and I got pissed so she went last night to try to use and and they accepted it. The lady at Nordstrom told her that gift cards do not expire in the state of Massachusetts. I had heard this before but thought it was sort of a wives tale, turns out its true. Wonder if that means that none of these coupons from Groupon, BuyWithMe, etc expire? Thoughts?


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Postby mcm » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:47 am

Boston wrote:
I don't think of these things as traditional gift cards so I assumed they were not subject to that.


thats what i thought.
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Postby Boston » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:50 am

also, mcm, read about a newish site yesterday called Dealgator.com that aggregates all (or most) of the local deals into one daily email.

In my first one today I got one that happened to be for a store in New Mexico on "Massachusetts Ave" but you can filter out the junk.

Boston start-up gathers coupon offers in one site‎
http://www.boston.com/yourtown/cambridg ... _one_site/
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Postby Jackie Treehorn » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:35 am

Regular gift cards, like if you walk in to Barnes and Noble and give them $20 for a $20 gift card, either don't expire or expire in 7 years in Mass. Not sure which. They also aren't allowed to charge you annual "maintenance fees". For things like Groupons where you pay $25 for a $50 gift card, the additional value can expire but the gift certificate will still be worth what you paid ($25).
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Postby mcm » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:36 am

Jackie Treehorn wrote:For things like Groupons where you pay $25 for a $50 gift card, the additional value can expire but the gift certificate will still be worth what you paid ($25).


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Postby Mk » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:30 pm

Funny I was cleaning out a junk drawer last night and found two Dunkins gift cards from like two years ago. Apparently you have to register them online for them to be valid....wtf?

Anyway, Mk +35 Dunkins dollars. I hate Dunkins but I'll play hero and bring donuts to work. Unless someone wants to take them as my BSS FBB entry fee.
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Postby MCA » Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:12 pm

I've never had to register a dunks card.
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