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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. 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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    1. re: Shane Greenwood

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

      1. re: Shane Greenwood

        any restaurant suggestions in the east bay?

          1. re: majordanby

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

          2. re: Shane Greenwood

            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.

            1. re: dump123456789

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

              1. re: yimster

                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.

                1. re: wolfe

                  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.

                  1. re: wolfe

                    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.