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This is the thread for 2018. The previous discussion can be found here.

Check cash back portals to help cover the fees. Around the holidays there is usually free shipping. http://www.cashbackmonitor.com/cashb...giftcards.com/

Limit 5k/ every 48 hours (2 orders under 2.5k including the fees). However, system will reportedly "error out" if more than two orders are attempted within two days.

Cards must be activated before use. Orders usually arrive in 5-7 days.

Select the free letter on the left instead of paying for a card on the right of the screen to save money.

Warning: Orders can be lost or stolen. Call to have them reissued.
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Old Nov 13, 18, 10:03 pm
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Do I smell the next PLJ?
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Old Nov 13, 18, 11:17 pm
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GCC is the better deal after you factor in 2% cashback on MCGC. MCGC are also easier to liquidate, and GCM does not sell them. The key is they autodrain at some nationwide chains where that is crucial, and MB VGC do not. Furthermore, they ship faster and arrive with their order number identified so it is easy to keep track of.
Can you point us to where 2% is available for MCGC?

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Old Nov 14, 18, 12:16 am
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1.25% at Yz is pretty good. They pay the next month.

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Old Nov 14, 18, 12:31 pm
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You need to try buying different pattern/designs of gift cards because some might track at 2% with a few portals. When you find a good design, don't tell anyone which one it is because it will die quick. Read the last few pages of this thread for more tips.
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Old Nov 14, 18, 3:25 pm
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TCB only pays 1%

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Old Nov 14, 18, 7:32 pm
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Old Nov 15, 18, 4:57 am
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Originally Posted by cdog999 View Post
There are almost 500 different cards to choose from. Are we seeing this on the older cards or newer cards (2, 3, 4, or 5 digits). The problem is and I checke this from a couple months back is if you throw a non-2%er on the order it makes the entire order non-2%. So you literally have to test one at a time unless there is another elination method. I stopped non-Priority mail orders a long time ago as it makes things way too complicated. I suppose you could do 10 individual orders in a day but that would be a logistical nightmare.
if you do enough orders anyway, and are connected with others who are as well, they come up pretty fast. they usually only last a week or two, but then another one shows up and you can figure out the pattern. i think enough information has been shared here that those motivated can take advantage.
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Old Nov 15, 18, 8:50 am
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Well, I for one wouldn't mind being spoon fed via PM
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Old Nov 16, 18, 11:39 am
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Well, I for one wouldn't mind being spoon fed via PM
The design stopped working, so I am looking for a new one. It lasted about 2 weeks and I am not sure if it was a new design or what the deal was, but it worked with 3 portals.
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Old Nov 16, 18, 6:08 pm
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The design stopped working, so I am looking for a new one. It lasted about 2 weeks and I am not sure if it was a new design or what the deal was, but it worked with 3 portals.
Thanks for sharing. Some of us might not have the time you seem to have to go through all the different possible combinations of portals and cards.
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Old Nov 17, 18, 5:18 pm
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2% MCGC

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I don't have any more tips, I just wanted to let people know where the 2% shows up. Just try different designs and different portals and hopefully you will find a good one.
I tried one design that would probably raise
questions at Wally and it worked on 11/15

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Old Nov 17, 18, 8:04 pm
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Originally Posted by barrytuneup View Post
I've been in the game for years...GCM is a better deal..especially with the ebates card. and if you can wait 7-9 days you get free shipping below the 2k. I just to 3-4 orders at once and wait for regular mail.. Never a problem. As far as GC.com.. they are more expensive but give back 1.25% on MCGC. Good only with a 3% card and a 1.25% portal..simplybestcoupons. Other then that GC,com is a bummer. Harder and more expensive to liquidate MCGC for me. But real heavy hitters can't wait that long..so they use both.
What is an ebates card? What card gives 3% on a consistent basis. Discover IT miles gives for first year but not all the time?
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Old Nov 17, 18, 10:54 pm
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Originally Posted by svasandani View Post
What is an ebates card? What card gives 3% on a consistent basis. Discover IT miles gives for first year but not all the time?
LMGTFY

Do they actually pay out a total of 4% for GCM VGCs?
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Old Nov 18, 18, 6:20 pm
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I still can't get an order to track with Safari / TCB... Also can't install the MS Edge browser on a Mac, any other recommendation?
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Old Nov 18, 18, 6:22 pm
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Try ordering from your phone.

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