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Third Eye wrote: I have two 20x promotions that begin tomorrow in my PCO app:
20x the points when you spend $75 or more in-store
20x the points when you spend $40 or more in-store


Does anyone know what the points would be on a Switch tomorrow vs the 20% off today?

Thank You!
As others have mentioned you won’t get 40X the points because of this; multipliers don’t stack.

So in the spreadsheet you’re comparing 20% off to 20X the points. Goes as follows:

$379 is the reg price.

$379(0.8)(1.13) = $303.2(1.13) = $342.62 = cost on 20% off day
You’ll get base points only so 15(303) = 4545 pts back.

On 20X days
$379(1.13) = $428.27 = cost on 20X day
20X the points so 15(20)(379) = 113700 pts back.

So even if you don’t use the points back to their maximum value you’re still getting a better deal on 20X the points day as long as you plan on using your points.

For example you could use the points you got back on a redemption day to get $140 worth of switch accessories and games for 100K pts
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Third Eye wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 1:51 pm
I have two 20x promotions that begin tomorrow in my PCO app:
20x the points when you spend $75 or more in-store
20x the points when you spend $40 or more in-store


Does anyone know what the points would be on a Switch tomorrow vs the 20% off today?

Thank You!
20X is the same as 30% off pre-tax price. Just remember that and it's easy to compare shoppers deals. Two different multipliers don't stack.
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Asho94 wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 2:16 pm
As others have mentioned you won’t get 40X the points because of this; multipliers don’t stack.

So in the spreadsheet you’re comparing 20% off to 20X the points. Goes as follows:

$379 is the reg price.

$379(0.8)(1.13) = $303.2(1.13) = $342.62 = cost on 20% off day
You’ll get base points only so 15(303) = 4545 pts back.

On 20X days
$379(1.13) = $428.27 = cost on 20X day
20X the points so 15(20)(379) = 113700 pts back.

So even if you don’t use the points back to their maximum value you’re still getting a better deal on 20X the points day as long as you plan on using your points.

For example you could use the points you got back on a redemption day to get $140 worth of switch accessories and games for 100K pts
I completely understand now. Thank You for your reply, I really appreciate it!
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fatestkid wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 2:19 pm
20X is the same as 30% off pre-tax price. Just remember that and it's easy to compare shoppers deals. Two different multipliers don't stack.
That is a good one to remember. Thanks!
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One used to be able to sign up for a new Optimum/PC Plus account and get an instant 20x points coupon. Now that doesn't happen anymore? I'm going to try one more time.
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I was able to buy the switch today @ 300+tax. and 15x Points which roughly equates $50!! WOOHOO Thanks OP I've been waiting for this deal.
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SodaStats wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 2:57 pm
I was able to buy the switch today @ 300+tax. and 15x Points which roughly equates $50!! WOOHOO Thanks OP I've been waiting for this deal.
I wish I had a 15x or 20x coupon to stack.
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oakley0023 wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 2:54 pm
One used to be able to sign up for a new Optimum/PC Plus account and get an instant 20x points coupon. Now that doesn't happen anymore? I'm going to try one more time.
did it work?
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Asho94 wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 2:16 pm
As others have mentioned you won’t get 40X the points because of this; multipliers don’t stack.

So in the spreadsheet you’re comparing 20% off to 20X the points. Goes as follows:

$379 is the reg price.

$379(0.8)(1.13) = $303.2(1.13) = $342.62 = cost on 20% off day
You’ll get base points only so 15(303) = 4545 pts back.

On 20X days
$379(1.13) = $428.27 = cost on 20X day
20X the points so 15(20)(379) = 113700 pts back.

So even if you don’t use the points back to their maximum value you’re still getting a better deal on 20X the points day as long as you plan on using your points.

For example you could use the points you got back on a redemption day to get $140 worth of switch accessories and games for 100K pts
Since I DO have the 20X loaded on my phone, that would be a better deal to buy the PSVR EXCEPT all the units at SDM are sans games. So, up front $430 roughly and 113700 points to be used on another day to get games and accessories (if they have any) vs. BB with the bundle at $279 + tax and 2 games. Decisions, decisions...
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Anyone able to get the 15x coupon from the joining/leaving household method today? I have a feeling they removed that coupon for today.
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CoastalWaves wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 4:15 pm
Anyone able to get the 15x coupon from the joining/leaving household method today? I have a feeling they removed that coupon for today.
I got it over the weekend, took more around 3 tries.
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CoastalWaves wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 4:15 pm
Anyone able to get the 15x coupon from the joining/leaving household method today? I have a feeling they removed that coupon for today.
Took about 8 tries, but I got mine over lunch
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DougO wrote:
Apr 16th, 2019 4:15 pm
Since I DO have the 20X loaded on my phone, that would be a better deal to buy the PSVR EXCEPT all the units at SDM are sans games. So, up front $430 roughly and 113700 points to be used on another day to get games and accessories (if they have any) vs. BB with the bundle at $279 + tax and 2 games. Decisions, decisions...
The Shopper's I was at had a PSVR bundle so I do believe some stores carry game bundles. I already have one so I didn't pay a ton of attention to it but I believe one of the 2 games was Borderlands.
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How do you guys create that new account to get the 15x multiplier?

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