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Old 12-09-12, 11:13 AM
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The Amazon 10%-off-pocalypse

Watch your emails for a discount code from Amazon. When I was checking my email this morning I found a 10% off code waiting in my inbox from Amazon. The coupon code is valid until December 16, and good for a purchase up to $200 maximum. It should be easy to spot the email since the subject heading said "10% off your next purchase."

Actually discovered I have 2 discount codes. Found one in another email address that receives emails from Amazon. This was for 10% off a purchase of $100 or more .

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Old 12-10-12, 04:50 AM
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Re: Amazon Blu-ray Discounts and Deals Thread #5

Originally Posted by LASERMOVIES View Post
Watch your emails for a discount code from Amazon.
I received one too but mine appears to be different. Unless I'm missing it, mine doesn't restrict you to a total price; it simply states 10% off of any purchase over $100. I wonder how many different versions they sent out.
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Re: Amazon Blu-ray Discounts and Deals Thread #5

I haven't gotten one
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Yeah, i havent got any and i dont know when its coming.
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Re: Amazon Blu-ray Discounts and Deals Thread #5

I got a 10% off 300 min coupon. Too bad I didn't have this last week when I ordered a ton of Christmas stuff all at once.
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Re: Amazon Blu-ray Discounts and Deals Thread #5

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I received one too but mine appears to be different. Unless I'm missing it, mine doesn't restrict you to a total price; it simply states 10% off of any purchase over $100. I wonder how many different versions they sent out.
I received 2 different codes and they were worded differently. The first one seems like it restricts the discount for a purchase of $200. So I would assume it's a $20 discount maximum. No minimum purchase requirement. The second one looks like you need to purchase $100 or more to receive the 10% discount. I wonder if having Prime makes a difference on what you receive? I received the first offer on a account with Prime (Free one month trial). The second offer was with a non Prime account.

Here is a edited copy of the emails.

Email 1
We'd like to offer you 10% off your next purchase of eligible Amazon.com products (up to a maximum purchase price of $200) . Simply use the following claim code:
Email 2
We'd like to offer you 10% off your next purchase of $100 or more of eligible Amazon.com products. Simply use the following claim code:
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I haven't gotten one
I don't think I have either. What is the subject of the email?
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I don't think I have either. What is the subject of the email?

"10% Off Your Next Purchase" or "10% Off Your Next Purchase of $100 or More" were the subjects of the email headings I got. Shouldn't be hard to miss in your inbox.
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Does anyone want my code? I spent $1000 dollars for BF week, 95% of it mostly from Amazon. I'm not spending anymore...anytime soon. Just PM me and the first person who PMs me gets it. I'm not going to use it, though I really wish I could.
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Hmm..I spend more $ than anyone at Amazon, and no coupon for me.
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Funny. I have like a dozen Amazon accounts (due to a big 2008 promo that I took advantage of). I use 3 of the accounts regularly (helps to separate business purchases), and recently started using 2 others (in order to get free Prime). So you'd think I'd get the promo on at least one of them! But nope! Nada!
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I sent Amazon an email asking if I qualified for the promotion, and they gave me a $10 store credit!
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Does anyone want my code? I spent $1000 dollars for BF week, 95% of it mostly from Amazon. I'm not spending anymore...anytime soon. Just PM me and the first person who PMs me gets it. I'm not going to use it, though I really wish I could.
I'm eyeing a $700 Nikon lens, so I'd love to get a 10% coupon.
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I sent Amazon an email asking if I qualified for the promotion, and they gave me a $10 store credit!
Amazon customer service has always gone out of their way to please in my experience.
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I'm eyeing a $700 Nikon lens, so I'd love to get a 10% coupon.
If I end up getting one, I'll send it your way, as I have no further big purchases planned.
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I sent Amazon an email asking if I qualified for the promotion, and they gave me a $10 store credit!
Amazing. I haven't had such luck with Amazon customer service this year. I tried to get a $3.79 price drop adjustment this week on an order I recently placed, but which hadn't shipped yet. It was like pulling teeth to get them to do it. I thought that was their standard policy. If it hasn't shipped yet, why not make the adjustment? I would have canceled and re-ordered, but that's the order I used the 5 off 25 on. It was a $200+ item, so I would have thought they'd be more accommodating.

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I sent Amazon an email asking if I qualified for the promotion, and they gave me a $10 store credit!
Did this and it worked for me too!
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Have to say, the stories of people being banned make me shy away from asking for these types of things.
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Have to say, the stories of people being banned make me shy away from asking for these types of things.
They can ban me all they want. I just asked if I was eligible for the promotion, if they declined me I wouldn't have gone any further. I have multiple accounts with them anyways so asking isn't a big deal.
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Re: Amazon Blu-ray Discounts and Deals Thread #5

I did a chat with them and they gave me 10% off the game in my cart, which pretty much means they added a $3 discount to my account. I didn't complain.
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Re: Amazon Blu-ray Discounts and Deals Thread #5

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Amazing. I haven't had such luck with Amazon customer service this year. I tried to get a $3.79 price drop adjustment this week on an order I recently placed, but which hadn't shipped yet. It was like pulling teeth to get them to do it. I thought that was their standard policy. If it hasn't shipped yet, why not make the adjustment? I would have canceled and re-ordered, but that's the order I used the 5 off 25 on. It was a $200+ item, so I would have thought they'd be more accommodating.
I've heard they assign internal ratings to customers (from 1 star to 5 stars) based on various metrics and that customer service reps make decisions on freebies and other things based off the rating.
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Have to say, the stories of people being banned make me shy away from asking for these types of things.
That's why I made sure to word my email so that I wasn't requesting/demanding the discount, only asking if I would qualify for it. If they hadn't given it to me, I wasn't going to press the issue. And as always, I made sure to send them a reply thanking them heartily and leaving positive feedback.
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Amazing. I haven't had such luck with Amazon customer service this year. I tried to get a $3.79 price drop adjustment this week on an order I recently placed, but which hadn't shipped yet. It was like pulling teeth to get them to do it. I thought that was their standard policy. If it hasn't shipped yet, why not make the adjustment? I would have canceled and re-ordered, but that's the order I used the 5 off 25 on. It was a $200+ item, so I would have thought they'd be more accommodating.
It's a hit and miss. I have to say I love the last one. I bought Nemo in 3D for $28 with $8 off. It when down to $25. For the hell of it. I asked about the $3 off. It could not hurt right. They gave me the cut and paste line. But at the end they gave me $5 to use on the site. So they would not give me back $3 but they would give me $5.
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That's why I made sure to word my email so that I wasn't requesting/demanding the discount, only asking if I would qualify for it. If they hadn't given it to me, I wasn't going to press the issue. And as always, I made sure to send them a reply thanking them heartily and leaving positive feedback.
Same here. I had two order over $300 each. They gave me 10% off both of them. I just asked.

I don't mind when I get something like this after I bought it. What I do mind is when they tell me that I can get it cheaper after I bought it.
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As Charlie Brown would say, "I got a rock!" I sent Amazon an e-mail about the 10% promotion and got a boilerplate -- "we encourage you to shop at our Outlet store" or "have a look at Today's Deals." Pffft!
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As Charlie Brown would say, "I got a rock!" I sent Amazon an e-mail about the 10% promotion and got a boilerplate -- "we encourage you to shop at our Outlet store" or "have a look at Today's Deals." Pffft!
Ditto.
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