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the sad end of Google Checkout bliss!

Discussion in 'Coupons, Discounts & Sales' started by aswyth, Dec 27, 2006.

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  1. aswyth

    aswyth Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    LA, CA
    Last night around midnight Pacific Time, all those great Google Checkout deals finally ended, including the $20 off a $50 purchase at Buy.com, where I bought about 500 CDs in $50-$55 increments, for which I was charged $30-$35, or roughly $7.50 to $8.50 per CD, including loads of imports from Ace, Big Beat and others, nearly 30 Sundazed titles and plenty more - generally speaking, about half what they'd cost at Borders, if Borders had any of them, which they mostly don't!

    Anyone else score any cool stuff?
     
  2. Planbee

    Planbee Negative Nellie

    Location:
    Chicago
    I didn't buy 500 CDs (when would I listen to them all?!), but I placed 7 orders in the $50-$60 range ($30-$40 after the discount) from Buy.com. Mostly increasingly hard-to-find Original Jazz Classics (OJC) CDs that came out to about $7 apiece, but also stuff like the 4-CD, 1-DVD Pretenders Pirate Radio boxset for $37.99.
     
  3. JorgeGvb

    JorgeGvb Senior Member

    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    I probably save about $100 or so using the Google Checkout.

    The best deal was with Buy.com buying the 2007 Norton Anti-Virus software. Between the Google discount and the Norton $40 rebate, they actually paid me $9! Go figure! :p
     
  4. WestGrooving

    WestGrooving Forum Resident

    Location:
    California, U.S.A
    Well, I finally decided to try that Buy.com/Google checkout offer (day before yesterday) and ordered the Kinks-Arista Years SACD boxset for $40 shipped (less than 6 bucks per SACD.. not bad). Order went through smoothly and I got my shipped notice today.
     
  5. audiodrome

    audiodrome Senior Member

    Location:
    North Of Boston
    I placed four orders through CD Universe for around $40-$50 each and saved $40 - not too bad. It basically turned out to be super cheap CDs with free shipping. :)
     
  6. TSmithPage

    TSmithPage Ex Post Facto Member

    Location:
    Lexington, KY
    I also spent a ton, mostly for box sets such as the Plant, the Crosbys and the Waits.
     
  7. Kayaker

    Kayaker Senior Member

    Location:
    New Joisey Now
    I placed 12 orders with Buy.Com and several for the Miles Davis JSACD's with Best Prices.com Have a big stack of great music that will take me some time to digest but am thrilled with the money I saved.:righton:
     
  8. ec461

    ec461 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Somewhere
    Me too! I think we paid less than the original retail price ($18.98) of all these SACDs.
     
  9. Kayaker

    Kayaker Senior Member

    Location:
    New Joisey Now
    Think you meant to say "less than half" of the original retail price - but got too excited when you thought about it! :righton:
     
  10. rbichamp

    rbichamp Forum Resident

    Location:
    New York
    I placed nine different orders. Some highlights included the Robert Plant Nine Lives box set, Yes Fragile MFSL, Megadeth Peace Sells DVD-A, and a couple other imports. Incredible savings!
     
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