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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:35 am Reply with quote
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Take Amagami SS on Blu-Ray it's 53.99 on pre-order right now when their is no sale going on. When their is a sale which pre-orders do qualify for at the lowest it will be 41.99 and with membership of 10 percent off along with the sale 37.79 total before shipping. How do I know this because I always buy all my items from them this way during their sales to get the lowest price possible and order enough stuff to qualify for free shipping.


I think your numbers are off. As you say, Amagami SS is currently being offered at TRSI for the pre-order price of $54. That reflects TRSI's standard 40% discount on pre-orders (the MRSP is $90). So if it becomes a weekly special at some point, it will be $54 again and you won't be able to use GA. If it becomes available through a Sentai sale, it will be $54 plus if you have GA you'll get a further 10%, so the cost will be around $49. I don't know where you are getting your $42 figure from. For that to happen, a sale would have to discount the title by 47%. As I said before, TRSI's discounts generally don't go over 40% until the Christmas sale or the bargain bin.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:32 am Reply with quote
Blood- wrote:
As you say, Amagami SS is currently being offered at TRSI for the pre-order price of $54. That reflects TRSI's standard 40% discount on pre-orders (the MRSP is $90). So if it becomes a weekly special at some point, it will be $54 again and you won't be able to use GA.


Just want to pop in and note that it's a weekly special now. Smile We don't have a standard pre-order discount; I just like putting new things in the specials.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:12 am Reply with quote
@ RSSM - ah, thanks for the clarification. I did assume that pre-orders from the larger distribs like Funi or Sentai automatically got a 40% discount.

We highly approve of your fondness for putting new stuff in the weekly specials. Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:41 am Reply with quote
RightStufSpecialsMinion wrote:
Blood- wrote:
As you say, Amagami SS is currently being offered at TRSI for the pre-order price of $54. That reflects TRSI's standard 40% discount on pre-orders (the MRSP is $90). So if it becomes a weekly special at some point, it will be $54 again and you won't be able to use GA.


Just want to pop in and note that it's a weekly special now. Smile We don't have a standard pre-order discount; I just like putting new things in the specials.


Are you sure about that? I did the math, and the current price of the Amagami SS BD reflects TRSI's standard 40% discount on pre-orders that Blood- has been talking about.

Unless you do not want all people to find out that most anime disc releases have a 40% discount from the moment they are first listed all the way to a few weeks before street date.Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:51 am Reply with quote
@ angelmcazares - I should probably just let RSSM explain, but I think the point is that there is no automatic 40% discount on pre-orders on Funi and Sentai titles like I had assumed, BUT in practice, many new titles get put in the weekly specials section and that's where the 40% discount comes from.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:01 am Reply with quote
Blood- wrote:
but I think the point is that there is no automatic 40% discount on pre-orders on Funi and Sentai titles like I had assumed


I have also assumed that. I suppose it does not matter how TRSI wants to classify their discounts. The most important thing is that they offer great prices and service.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:45 pm Reply with quote
Waaaaaat

God damn it, I wish they did this to begin with lol
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:04 pm Reply with quote
That book looks awfully small. Still not sure if it's worth the $90 price tag. Confused
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:58 pm Reply with quote
The CE of High School of the Dead looks amazing. If I was not happy with my BD set, I would get this new set. But this gives me hope that the Chuunibyou S1 CE (which I already pre-ordered) could be very special.
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