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 Post subject: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:06 pm 
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This has been an interesting and educational series of shows, but you might think it has nothing to do with collecting, toys, or action figures. Wrong.
As I have mentioned in the Kreo thread, there were a couple of Kreo coupons in last Sundays paper, one for a FREE Transformer Micro-changer. Well as couponing has evolved, most stores have adapted policy to limit it's application, for example limiting the number of a coupon that can be used in a single transaction, but apparently TRU has not learned about this yet as I was able to get 11 figures at $2.99 with 10 coupons worth "up to" $3.49 each without paying a penny in a single transaction. Now THAT is extreme!

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:31 am 
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It's also a bit dickish.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:41 pm 
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Good for you Mudd!!! Now remember my birthday is on the 28th of this month :mrgreen: LOL



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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
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Oops, I did it again. :shock:
Got free merchandise, :D
Did not pay a cent... :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:00 pm 
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I'm moving this to the Water Cooler. This thread is less about the show and more about Mudd ...


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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
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No, it is more about saving money on toys using coupons, based on strategies I learned watching the show.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:29 am 
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LordMudd wrote:
Oops, I did it again. :shock:
Got free merchandise, :D
Did not pay a cent... :mrgreen:

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Not even sales tax?... That coupon specifically says that the customer is responsible for all taxes.


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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:48 am 
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I had 9 coupons. I got 9 Kreon micro changers and 1 MIB figure @ $4.98. The Kreons were BOGO 40% off at $2.99. The coupon scanned at $3.49. Total cost $31.41 before tax. Total coupon value $31.41.

It says at the bottom I saved $3.47. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:03 am 
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Still dickish.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:58 am 
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If they didn't intend the coupons to be used, they wouldn't print them.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:12 am 
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I doubt they intended for one person to use so many of them.

But hey, to each their own. I didn't say it was illegal or anything.

Just in bad taste, especially if a parent clipped one and now can't find any because you scooped 'em all up. :?

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
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especially if a parent clipped one and now can't find any because you scooped 'em all up. :?


Still plenty there when I left. Don't seem to be very hot, probably why they made the coupon and why TRU has them BOGO.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
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So I am reading my OAFE newsletter to see what they reviewed and how many mistakes they made in their reviews and I notice 2 things. 1. They reviewed a new GIJoe Oktober Guard figure. Funny thing, if you paint a little mustache on him you have Hitler. Might be a good thing for JSA/Invaders figure collectors/customizers. 2. The guy who reviews everything he buys posted his budget for last year. He states he was way over, gives a breakdown, and states he hopes to do better next year. Reading this reminded me of how many coupons I used in 2010, mainly the $5 off coupons from Hasbro in the IM2 figures, and the fact that I have not seen many action figure coupons in the last 2 years. I hope this changes for the better in 2013.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
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I will admit to using for fair share of IM2 coupons.

But only one at a time.

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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Couponing
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Shellhead wrote:
I will admit to using for fair share of IM2 coupons.

But only one at a time.

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That was pretty much the best way to use them because you had to pay full price to get the first one, unless you lucked into a sale or got one of the on line ones to start out.

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