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Buy Presidential Dollar Coins with CC @ Face Value, Free Shipping

Old Jun 23, 08, 12:29 am
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Originally Posted by broadwayblue View Post
Net cost is $470 for 300 $2 bills, or $1.56 each!
If it all goes through. 60 days away for the refund provides considerable time for Microsoft and eBay to decide to disallow it.

Even the article in the link provided pointed out that "It remains to be seen whether or not attempts for free money such as these will work; Microsoft, eBay and the eBayer have all so far declined to respond to requests for comment."

It could go down that you end up paying $718 for 300 $2 bills, or $2.39 each.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 12:43 am
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Ordered 1.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 7:06 am
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broadwayblue:
"Edit...it's back up to 25% "
Have an odd suspicion this story could get MUCH crazier !! //ebay.com/aw/pics/promo/magic/pmoGleam95_150x23.gif

...wishing we'd known about this last week; even 20% off that 'confuser purchase would have been ^
Thanks 'blue.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 8:18 am
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I got my package Saturday. Please, let's not kill the golden goose: unwrap and circulate the coins! I'm planning to use mine at whatever store doesn't take credit cards. Maybe handling these coins will make them reconsider
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Old Jun 23, 08, 9:31 am
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
A bank?

I had a friend who used to get batches of crisp new $2 bills and would bind them into a pad so he could tear them off one at a time. He got some funny looks.
Yeah, I just had a cashier ask her supervisor "if we take these." It's good for a laugh.

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Old Jun 23, 08, 10:28 am
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Originally Posted by DoubleJ View Post
If it all goes through. 60 days away for the refund provides considerable time for Microsoft and eBay to decide to disallow it.

Even the article in the link provided pointed out that "It remains to be seen whether or not attempts for free money such as these will work; Microsoft, eBay and the eBayer have all so far declined to respond to requests for comment."

It could go down that you end up paying $718 for 300 $2 bills, or $2.39 each.
I'll bet my $2 bills it will all go through. There were no disclaimers against purshasing currency. MSFT doesn't want bad press and lawsuits because they deny a few people who work the system to their advantage.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 10:30 am
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Originally Posted by squawk7500 View Post
Have an odd suspicion this story could get MUCH crazier !! //ebay.com/aw/pics/promo/magic/pmoGleam95_150x23.gif

...wishing we'd known about this last week; even 20% off that 'confuser purchase would have been ^
Thanks 'blue.
Yeah, I saw that too. There was some speculation that one in a million searches or something like that might bring up that crazy %.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 11:08 am
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Originally Posted by DoubleJ View Post
If it all goes through. 60 days away for the refund provides considerable time for Microsoft and eBay to decide to disallow it.

Even the article in the link provided pointed out that "It remains to be seen whether or not attempts for free money such as these will work; Microsoft, eBay and the eBayer have all so far declined to respond to requests for comment."

It could go down that you end up paying $718 for 300 $2 bills, or $2.39 each.
well, i bought two things i needed, captured/printed screens and paid what i normally would have paid anyway.

it's like a magic genie - you get three purchases.

worst case scenario i don't lose anything.

maybe i make a little money, but i don't stand to lose anything.

eta: why do wal mart gift cards sell above the face value? "wal mart gift card" with these parameters: buy it now, $400 - $1000 yields three returns - all over $500 for $500 cards and as high as $600.

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Old Jun 23, 08, 11:31 am
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Originally Posted by Sam - DFW View Post
eta: why do wal mart gift cards sell above the face value? "wal mart gift card" with these parameters: buy it now, $400 - $1000 yields three returns - all over $500 for $500 cards and as high as $600.
because the buyers end up getting them for less than face after cash back. some people are just looking for an easy way to make a buck.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 11:33 am
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So it appears John Quincy Adams is the only one available... Can you get the previous 3 in the same fashion?
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Old Jun 23, 08, 12:10 pm
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In for two

Ordered my two boxes today. Order receipt says they are backordered with an expected ship date of 08 Jul. My plan is to circulate a box and deposit a box. Thanks OP, a nice way to recoup some miles since UA is only giving actual miles flown vice 500 min. I will order the next set when available in a couple months time if the free shipping remains in place.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by cfwolfs View Post
So it appears John Quincy Adams is the only one available... Can you get the previous 3 in the same fashion?
Actually, the previous 5, but at this time, it does not appear that they are offering the Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe coins. It would be nice if they would.
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Old Jun 23, 08, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by cvn74n2 View Post
Ordered my two boxes today. Order receipt says they are backordered with an expected ship date of 08 Jul.
I wouldn't put much credibility in that expected ship date. (See next.)

Originally Posted by DoubleJ View Post
I ordered mine 6/13. When I first ordered, expected shipping date was 6/28. Two days ago it was 7/4. Yesterday it changed to 7/5. Today I see it's 7/6. At this rate the Gerald Ford dollar will be out before I receive my order!
Yep, sure enough, here it is two days later and the expected shipping date for my order has also been pushed back two days (to 7/8).
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Old Jun 24, 08, 1:21 am
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Does the CC get hit when it ships, or when you click on Submit?
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Old Jun 24, 08, 4:22 am
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Originally Posted by cstead View Post
Does the CC get hit when it ships, or when you click on Submit?
I assume when the order ships, as my CC hasn't been charged yet (and I placed my order some 10 days ago).
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