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frangelica Oct 20, 2009 06:32 PM

Code is : PUMPKIN

Someone was looking for a code a few days ago. BTW am I the only one who can not go to other pages on this board. When I try to go to say page 2 or 3 I still get page one. Strange

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  1. Shane Greenwood RE: frangelica Oct 21, 2009 07:58 AM

    They've been running these deep discount promotions for several weeks now. The discounts range from 60% to 90% depending on the week. Seems like they are trying to clear out of coupon inventory, or they are just really struggling to attract customers. Either way, they have some bargains on there. Just be aware that there are a lot of average to poor quality restaurants on there, so be very picky.

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      Concetta RE: Shane Greenwood Oct 21, 2009 09:39 AM

      The best thing about these gift certificates is that they don't expire in the State of CA.

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        majordanby RE: Shane Greenwood Oct 21, 2009 10:31 AM

        any restaurant suggestions in the east bay?

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          abstractpoet RE: majordanby Oct 21, 2009 10:33 AM

          Digs Bistro, Otaez, Champa Garden, Cafe Colucci.

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/651326

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            sydthekyd RE: majordanby Oct 21, 2009 03:05 PM

            Juan's Place, Gilman Grill, Siam Cuisine, Sweetfingers Jamaican.

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            dump123456789 RE: Shane Greenwood Oct 21, 2009 02:21 PM

            It's not just several weeks. It seems to be their operating model. At the beginning of the month, they have lots of new gift certificates and few (if any) discount codes. As the month progresses, and the popular certificates are purchased, they start releasing codes that increase from 40% to 50% ... to 80% off near the end of the month. I suppose it's their way of clearing out the less popular gift certificates, basically a monthly clearance sale.

            I've only ever seen the 90% code once in the past year, and that was the 9/9/09 promotion.

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              yimster RE: dump123456789 Oct 21, 2009 02:35 PM

              You are right you get a few 80% off but only once did I see 90 off.

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                wolfe RE: yimster Oct 21, 2009 02:44 PM

                Come on guys, I know it the economy but still $1, $2 or $4 for a coupon that takes $25 off your bill is a bargain.

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                  yimster RE: wolfe Oct 21, 2009 03:16 PM

                  I agree, since purchase more than a few. Good deal if it is for places you are going to anyway.

                  A real bargain. Unless you want to cook for yourself.

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                    dump123456789 RE: wolfe Oct 21, 2009 08:37 PM

                    Sure, but why even spend the extra bucks if you don't need to, and especially since those codes come out like clockwork ? I actually buy quite a few, so I'm saving $2 many times over. As long as the certificates I want are available, I don't mind waiting. I just buy them when the 80% codes come out, and bank them, since they never expire (in CA).

                    Anyway, I think I'll shut up now, because someone has to keep buying them at the higher prices.

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