DarthMC wrote:So would that mean if I wanted the USC Shuttle that I would get the %10 off for being over $149 then another minimum of %10 for the scratch off?
MisterFubar wrote:Anyone else get the "Brick Friday" postcard in the mail today?
Then it mentions the 10%, 20% or 50% scratcher cards in the Stores and a big ol' block of lawyer speak.
mr_joshua wrote:That policy seems messed up to me. Even if all stores DID enforce that 'rule', what would keep them from allowing you to return stuff you really didn't want/need?
On the topic of these deals, it's all seems lackluster. The last two or three years I have done the Lego 'hope and wish' thing and only ever seen the 10% discount. This went for anyone in the stores at the time I was there. It really felt like a lottery, which makes second guess my plans to head to the Glendale store Friday.
lady_bricker wrote:even if there were a lego employee on fbtb, the phrase "ripe for exploitation" might not attract a helpful response.
Zeus wrote:Is it possible to buy the set early and then go back the day of (Black Friday) to request the better price? I would really like to pick up the Troll Mountain Fortress but don't want to fight the crowd for it.
Do people do this?
mkoesel wrote:lady_bricker wrote:even if there were a lego employee on fbtb, the phrase "ripe for exploitation" might not attract a helpful response.
Hi. Which Lego store might you work at then?
I suppose it's possible that simply telling it like it is may deter folks from participating in the discussion. However, sometimes in order to get dialog moving, we really just need to lay everything on the table. If you think that the holes in the system will be kept secret by some sort of nebulous code of silence, I would suggest that's a wildly naive take on the situation.
If you do happen to work for Lego or have some association with the company, I would encourage you to request that they a) develop promotions that are accompanied by a sound set of enforcibly and unilaterally imposed rules and b) that they fully disclose all terms so that customers know what they are getting into.
I've received lots of great responses to my questions to this point. I expect that to continue with or without the participation of any representative from TLG. Thank you for your contributions.
vman100 wrote:Zeus wrote:Is it possible to buy the set early and then go back the day of (Black Friday) to request the better price? I would really like to pick up the Troll Mountain Fortress but don't want to fight the crowd for it.
Do people do this?
My local Toys R Us has a sign out front saying no returns/exchanges will be allowed until after 1pm on Black Friday due to the expected crowds and craziness. So it seems like this would work at TRU. However, I have not seen anything like that at Target. But I picked up a Troll Fortress this past weekend anyway. My son wants it, and hopefully they will price match sometime that day. If not, he still wanted it (and I got 5% off for the redcard).
lady_bricker wrote:i'm all for maximizing sales, clearances, coupons, etc., to get the most lego for my dollar, but the phrase "ripe for exploitation", the idea of hanging around waiting to bribe a 50%-off winner to buy my lego for me, and etc., are too mercenary for my tastes.
mkoesel wrote:I would be very tempted to hang around in the store and wait for a lucky 50% winner to be found and then offer to pay them $100 in exchange for checking my purchases out with their discount.
mkoesel wrote:And, if you were in the store and the 50% winner happened to mention their good forture in passing and then offered to share it with you,
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