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Old 01-23-09, 12:36 PM
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SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Just got this email from them this morning.

Don't leave your music, movies & games sitting around gathering dust - turn them into CASH! Get 20% more for your trade-in! And since SecondSpin.com pays the most for your Used CDs, DVDs & Games, that's a lot of cash! Use promo code SSBBJAN at checkout to receive your 20% bonus. But hurry... this offer is expires 01/29/09. So don't waste any time...gather your CDs, DVDs & Games and start making 20% more cash now!!
Old 01-23-09, 12:43 PM
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Good job! You beat me by 7 minutes!
Old 01-23-09, 04:03 PM
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

It literally never fails. Sent in a huge order last week...
Old 01-23-09, 04:36 PM
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Originally Posted by Flynn View Post
It literally never fails. Sent in a huge order last week...
I was gonna send in an order last week also, but I decided to wait for one of these as they tend to do them occasionally.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Originally Posted by Flynn View Post
It literally never fails. Sent in a huge order last week...
If it helps, they seem to be on a kind of pattern with these sales. I started sending in in October of 2007 and here's the way it's gone:

10/27/2007
01/28/2008
04/27/2008
07/26/2008
01/23/2009

Though I had surmised they'd have one in October/November and they didn't, but that could just be due to sluggish sales or something. There was a pattern of every 3-4 months there they'd have one, but that's not entirely reliable either. So in a way there is kind of a pattern and there kind of isn't; we'll see if another one pops up in April.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Awesome! Got tons of DVDs to dump and DVDPlanets website is an utter mess.

Edit: Nevermind. .10 for Butterfly Effect? Screw them. Every DVD I typed in was $1 or less - I'll sell them at a garage sale instead.

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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
Awesome! Got tons of DVDs to dump and DVDPlanets website is an utter mess.

Edit: Nevermind. .10 for Butterfly Effect?
Is that before or after the 20% bonus?
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Originally Posted by Flynn View Post
It literally never fails. Sent in a huge order last week...
As did I.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
Awesome! Got tons of DVDs to dump and DVDPlanets website is an utter mess.

Edit: Nevermind. .10 for Butterfly Effect? Screw them. Every DVD I typed in was $1 or less - I'll sell them at a garage sale instead.
Some of their sell prices suck, definitely, but others are pretty good. They're paying $3 for the R-rated version of Y Tu Mamá También, which is what I paid for it at Big Lots... before I found the unrated version there on a subsequent trip. In all, I came up with 5 DVDs (including one boxed set) to sell them for $27, so the $5.40 extra will do nicely. And the $2.56 shipping credit they're giving me for selling them 5 DVDs will probably cover the shipping cost.

Rob

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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Thanks for the word OP! I was just about to put together an order to sell, so the timing is perfect.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Sweet! I was just thinking I needed to dump some discs.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Thanks for the heads up. I have a lot of DVD that I don't watch to sell. The 20% helps a lot. Thanks again!
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

quick question... is this one time use only, or can i get 20% extra on multiple trade-ins?
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

No previous rental copies, please.

I beg that your discs are in mint condition ...as I might be the one who receives them as I order a lot from SecondSpin.
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Originally Posted by jackepstein View Post
quick question... is this one time use only, or can i get 20% extra on multiple trade-ins?
Good for multiple orders up to 1/29 11:59:59 pm PST. However it's best to assemble one large order as I think they reimburse shipping on the total DVD count of combined shipments; they will not do individual shipment reimbursements.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

I put together another bunch of 17 titles. Some of the prices were pretty good. I had a couple stinkers that I couldn't give away on half.com and they'll pay $1 + 20%. Those really brought the average down. But I ended up with $61 including the $10 bump.

Anything worth less than $4 on half.com I'd rather just trade in. 1 box, 1 trip to the PO, 1 shipping charge. Now I can pick up a few BD's down the road.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

I was able to finally get rid of most of my CD collection. About 60 CDs for $220. Not bad at all for a bunch of stuff I'll never listen to again.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Is this offer good in-store as well? I was thinking about heading up to my local one this week.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Do most of you just use USPS Media Mail shipping, as they recommend?
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

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Do most of you just use USPS Media Mail shipping, as they recommend?
I do.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

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Do most of you just use USPS Media Mail shipping, as they recommend?
Yes, and I also add delivery confirmation for about 75 cents for my own piece of mind. That way I know when it arrives there and have a better idea of where it is in the process.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

cool, thanks for the responses - now to get my stuff together. I got a lot I want to get rid of, so I need to get to work on entering in their UPC's.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

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Do most of you just use USPS Media Mail shipping, as they recommend?
I just mailed out 17 DVDs in a box with tracking for $4.57. When you're dealing with trade-in values in the $3 range, giving up 30¢ a title to ship is a necssary evil but you don't want it going much higher than 10% of your total.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Finally! I've been waiting anxiously for over 2 months now.


Originally Posted by Mosskeeto
However it's best to assemble one large order as I think they reimburse shipping on the total DVD count of combined shipments; they will not do individual shipment reimbursements.
Do they still reimburse shipping costs when using Media Mail (or was is Parcel Post) for five items or more? Couldn't find anything on the website.
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Re: SecondSpin 20% Bonus on Trade-Ins Through 1/29

Just a note to folks mailing in boxes. I sell to SecondSpin on a semi-regular basis. I always use media mail with delivery confirmation and have never had a problem.

EXCEPT that sometimes delivery confirmation will say the package has been delivered, but it takes a few days (sometimes up to five) for SecondSpin to send the "we got your package" e-mail. I assume they get backed up sometimes, particularly during these sales. Just don't sweat it if it takes a couple of extra days!

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