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Today's Groupon- $15 for $30 at Redbones BBQ

viperlush Jan 26, 2011 05:17 AM

Fine Print:

* Expires May 31, 2011
* Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 4 or more. Dine-in only. Not valid for carry-out. Must use in 1 visit, no cash back. Not valid with other offers.

http://www.groupon.com/boston

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Redbones
55 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144

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  1. ponyboy RE: viperlush Jan 26, 2011 05:20 AM

    This is the only place I've heard of people having trouble using a groupon. Some friends had trouble using this last time if the food to booze ratio was not correct.

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      emannths RE: ponyboy Jan 26, 2011 06:34 AM

      Last time they required you to purchase $15 of food for each $15/$30 Groupon. The rationale was that that way they wouldn't run afoul of MA's restriction on discounting booze (ie, they could claim they discounted to food 100% and the booze 0%). I was under the impression that this was in the fine print last time, but it's not there this time. In the discussion, there's this:

      "Hi, this is Tom, friend of the Bones.

      Nathan, yes the certificates are good for food and drink – but not just drink, you have to be sitting down and ordering food too."

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      Ralphie_in_Boston RE: viperlush Jan 26, 2011 10:44 AM

      They sold out sometime early this afternoon. I didn't know they could sell out of them, but I can see why they'd need to at some point. Apparently I got one of the last ones too, because they were at almost 9000 sold when I bought mine and apparently cut them off at 10,000.

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