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11-17-10, 05:10 PM
I haven't used Buy.com for years after some nightmarish experiences about 3 years ago. I purchased a few things from them on Ebay and got good service so I decided to try out the web site and found some really good prices on things. A couple of orders later and I got fast free shipping, great customer service and quite a change from the past. I never see Buy mentioned anymore. Everything topic is praising/bitching out Amazon or DD. Has anyone else had good recent experiences? I plan on using them much more in the future.

11-17-10, 09:59 PM
I've had a great experience with them in all 10 things that I bought from them this year. Things seemed to have improved since I last ordered from them several years ago. Their prices are typically better than amazon on some items that I bought.

11-18-10, 06:27 PM
Recently I bought The Gary Cooper Signature Collection for $19.99 and I was happy with everything ...I need to keep checking back with them.

Now that I have Prime ,it seems most of my buying is from Amazon at the moment.

11-19-10, 06:53 PM
Dvds prices are mixed compared to Amazon, but for books they always seem to beat Amazon for everything I have looked at.

11-21-10, 12:48 AM
The prices are better for me most of the time. I have to pay tax at amazon. Plus I can get a rebate from cashbaq or one of the others from buy.com.. I've been buying most of my graphic novels from them as you are right about book prices.

11-21-10, 09:15 AM
I have to agree that Buy.com has gotten a lot better in recent years. I actually do use them for some purchases as their prices are now very competitive. A huge benefit of shopping with them over Amazon is that they have cash back on purchases.

Credit to cashreporter.com

Big Crumbs -- 8.8%
CashBaq -- 2.0%
Eb*tes -- 2.5-5.5%
ExtraBux -- 4.0%
FatWallet -- 4.0%
Lootzi -- 3.0%
MoreRebates -- 1.5%
Mr Rebates -- 4.0%
Pennyful -- 4.0%
SaveUpCash -- 1.5%
SavingsWatch -- 2.0%
ShopAtHome -- 4.0%
ShopDiscover -- 5.0%

11-21-10, 01:44 PM
Checking today I see that they now have a free rewards loyalty program. You amass points for everything you buy on the site and when it comes due it is free credit to spend on the site. Reminds me a bit of Ebay bucks with various promotions giving you additional points.

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