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Old Aug 12, 08, 12:40 pm
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Thanks very much for the heads-up. Got the first JQ Adams coins and just went in for $2,000 more. This is a great miles-play. No shipping charged for my $2,000 order. ^
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Old Aug 12, 08, 12:51 pm
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all this all is is a really heavy gift card.
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Old Aug 12, 08, 1:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Marathon Man View Post
all this all is is a really heavy gift card.
Marathon Man, you're still here?!? I remember you from the ebay/points.com DEBACLE. Remember when they wouldn't give you the points you earned?
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Old Aug 12, 08, 1:07 pm
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When I go to the US mint site and put my order number in it says:
"Order Status: Your order request is on hold"
Is that normal? It also says "in stock and reserved"
I ordered 2 Jefferson sets for a total of $500.
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Old Aug 12, 08, 1:14 pm
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Originally Posted by GSR View Post
Marathon Man, you're still here?!? I remember you from the ebay/points.com DEBACLE. Remember when they wouldn't give you the points you earned?
yup!
and they did eventually give us all pointage as I had made a spreadsheet to send directly to ebay! hahahaha
in the end, points.com even gave me an extra 10k points I converted to AA miles or something.
Aint used them since.
hope you got your points too.

now this scheme looks easier, huh?
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Old Aug 12, 08, 1:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Marathon Man View Post
yup!
and they did eventually give us all pointage as I had made a spreadsheet to send directly to ebay! hahahaha
in the end, points.com even gave me an extra 10k points I converted to AA miles or something.
Aint used them since.
hope you got your points too.

now this scheme looks easier, huh?
Yeah, this is far easier to redeem since it is only a matter of getting the product delivered and no one has to post any points. You will not be denied when it comes to your rewards, as I recall! You would write the longest messages about what happened. It obviously worked.
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Old Aug 12, 08, 6:28 pm
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Anyone whose order included a shipping charge, you may wish to check your order status on the US Mint page.

I placed three orders total, one in my name, one in my husband's, and one in my daughter's, all different credit cards, all the same shipping address.

For both my husband's and daughter's orders it says: "Line was cancelled" (sic) next to the Monroe and Madison portions of the order, and "In stock and reserved" next to the Jefferson and Adams portion of the orders. So it looks like they canceled those orders entirely that erroneously included the shipping cost. I just re-ordered Monroe and Madison on my daughter's and husband's accounts.

Interestingly, it does NOT say "Line was cancelled" next to the Monroe and Madison order in MY account, but I'm thinking of being proactive and canceling and re-ordering anyway.

I'm still waiting to see if my husband's and daughter's orders get canceled due to the fact that they share a shipping address with me. So far it seems they have not - only portions have been canceled and not, it seems, for that reason.

AAaLot, what did it say next to the canceled order? Did it say "duplicate billing address" or something like that? Because if it said "line was cancelled", you might try re-ordering with that account.

Thanks,
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Old Aug 12, 08, 6:48 pm
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Originally Posted by kirax2 View Post
For both my husband's and daughter's orders it says: "Line was cancelled" (sic) next to the Monroe and Madison portions of the order, and "In stock and reserved" next to the Jefferson and Adams portion of the orders. So it looks like they canceled those orders entirely that erroneously included the shipping cost. I just re-ordered Monroe and Madison on my daughter's and husband's accounts.
My relatives all had Madison and Monroe cancelled. They all got an e-mail with the subject about a line being cancelled, and referring to a code 55 order limit.

So instead of $2000, we will all be buying $1000 worth, and Saipan will miss out on our 4th and 5th presidents. Not good if anyone is collecting.
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Old Aug 12, 08, 6:50 pm
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Originally Posted by SPN Lifer View Post
My relatives all had Madison and Monroe cancelled. They all got an e-mail with the subject about a line being cancelled, and referring to a code 55 order limit.

So instead of $2000, we will all be buying $1000 worth, and Saipan will miss out on our 4th and 5th presidents. Not good if anyone is collecting.
I could always write them a wicked long email

anyway, HOW LONG was it since you ordered that you received the email saying it is cancelled??
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Old Aug 12, 08, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Marathon Man View Post
I could always write them a wicked long email

anyway, HOW LONG was it since you ordered that you received the email saying it is cancelled??

No need to worry if an order is OK or not you can Check your status with this link:http://catalog.usmint.gov/webapp/wcs...serId=15183163

BTW both of mine for 2 sets of each are OK, while the same order I did for someone was cancelled. By mistake I didnt change the billing address to where the actual bill goes which is different from the shipping address, left it all as the shipping address.

therefore if the CC you are using isnt 1 where you are the primary card holder, you must use the primary card holders address for the billing addres and check that the billing & shipping addresses are not the same and then fill in what the shipping address is. otherwise the order will be Cancelled as it seems they check to make sure the billing address on the CC is the same as the one you put in on your order.

another mistake to lead to a CXing is not putting in the correct month and year that the CC expires. with the drop down menu it will change as you move the mouse unless you clicked the screen before moving the mouse

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Old Aug 12, 08, 8:03 pm
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No nned to worry if an order is OK or not you can Check your status with this link:http://catalog.usmint.gov/webapp/wcs...serId=15183163

BTW both of mine for 2 sets of each are OK, while the same order I did for someone was cancelled. By mistake I didnt change the billing address to where the actual bill goes which is different from the shipping address, left it all as the shipping address.

therefore if the CC you are using isnt 1 where you are the primary card holder, you must use the primary card holders address for the billing addres and check that the billing & shipping addresses are not the same and then fill in what the shipping address is. otherwise the order will be Cancelled as it seems they check to make sure the billing address on the CC is the same as the one you put in on your order.

another mistake to lead to a CXing is not putting in the correct month and year that the CC expires. with the drop down menu it will change as you move the mouse unless you clicked the screen before moving the mouse
cool, thx.

I did check my 3 orders for the $2k total in coinage and tracker says all are on hold.
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Old Aug 12, 08, 8:12 pm
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As I said, I don't believe the line was actually canceled. I think that this was due to the error where people were being incorrectly charged for shipping when the line was first released. I think they "canceled" the lines with the incorrect shipping charge and then reinstated them (a roundabout way of doing things to be sure, but this is the government, after all). I was able to re-order Monroe and Madison on all three accounts and I was not charged shipping this time.

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Old Aug 12, 08, 11:11 pm
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Originally Posted by anthonyanthony View Post
UPDATE AUG 11: Multiple coins are available for order today:

http://catalog.usmint.gov/webapp/wcs...category=16238


### Original post ###

Buy Presidential $1 Coins with your rewards credit card from the US Mint at Face Value, and get free shipping.

Has this already been discussed?

http://catalog.usmint.gov/webapp/wcs...egory_rn=16238

When placing an order, the pull-down shipping option may list a standard shipping price of $4.95. When you continue to the next screens, you should see the shipping amount show as $0.00 free shipping when you confirm and submit your order.

UPDATE JUNE 30: Product is not available.

UPDATE JULY 15 A.M.: Orders are being accepted again.

UPDATE JULY 15 P.M.: Product is not available.

The next Presidential $1 coin (Andrew Jackson) is scheduled to be released August 14. It is not known if the next coin will be offered at face value with free shipping, as it was with the John Quincy Adams coin.

how do I qulaify for the FREE shipping. It is charing me $4.95
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Old Aug 12, 08, 11:19 pm
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how do I qulaify for the FREE shipping. It is charing me $4.95
go ahead an submit the order and it will show free.
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Old Aug 13, 08, 11:04 am
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I have been hesitating doing this deal but upon realizing it's going to be very hard for us to reach our $20,000 min spend for Hilton Gold status this year (I just got the card in late June) I decided to order $2,000 today.

I am going to try to order another $2,000 w/my husband's SPG card and have those sent to my office; we'll see if it works.

Very excited as I plan on bringing some of these to Vegas in a few weeks to use as tip money. Every time I go down to the casino I will slip a $25 roll in my purse!! ^
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