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Old 09-01-2014, 08:06 PM   #1381
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Just got back from Best Buy and they honored the $50 off promotion (KICKOFF) that TiVo is doing right now. I did call ahead and confirm with a Manager, but they were happy to oblige. I showed that the MFG had it on sale and showed the price. They agreed. Good way to get it local if you don't want to wait.
......and also to be able to use the PLSR $100 off lifetime code!
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:47 PM   #1382
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......and also to be able to use the PLSR $100 off lifetime code!
Most definitely.

Very good of Best Buy in this case. I will likely try the price match more often.
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Old 09-02-2014, 12:22 AM   #1383
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You're lucky. I tried to PM a Roamio Basic for a friend at BB on Sunday and the manager refused because the sale price required a promo code. My friend decided to just get the Roamio from TiVo.

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Just got back from Best Buy and they honored the $50 off promotion (KICKOFF) that TiVo is doing right now.

I did call ahead and confirm with a Manager, but they were happy to oblige. I showed that the MFG had it on sale and showed the price. They agreed.

Good way to get it local if you don't want to wait.

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Old 09-02-2014, 12:58 PM   #1384
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if u call in u can get them for freeand just pay your first month. i just did.
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Old 09-02-2014, 01:18 PM   #1385
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if u call in u can get them for freeand just pay your first month. i just did.
Yes, but you're also paying a higher monthly fee of $19.99 and have a 2 year contract.
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Old 09-02-2014, 02:09 PM   #1386
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Yes, but you're also paying a higher monthly fee of $19.99 and have a 2 year contract.
Yeah, I didn't want to get into that. I was sure if I called in and asked for the Military they would give it. It's the same Father's Day special they had like two years ago.

But $19.99 for two years, and then have to pay for lifetime or continue on? There is no initial cost, so, that's good, but you have to pay two years before you can pay for lifetime.

However, if you were just going to pay for monthly anyway, and not do lifetime, the free unit (at least the Roamio base) works out to $13.75/month instead of $14.99 (if you were going to buy the unit outright at the $150 sale price and then do monthly). So, technically you're ahead if you want to do month-to-month perpetually.
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Old 09-02-2014, 03:04 PM   #1387
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Yes, but you're also paying a higher monthly fee of $19.99 and have a 2 year contract.
yeah but whats a few dollars a month? I can't afford $200 up front, can't get approved for any store based credit cards or financing, so this is the best option. A Tivo box is good for two years anyways.

PS. Anybody who is talking about paying for lifetime service can afford to get a tivo at the $200 price without discounts.
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Old 09-02-2014, 04:20 PM   #1388
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yeah but whats a few dollars a month? I can't afford $200 up front, can't get approved for any store based credit cards or financing, so this is the best option. A Tivo box is good for two years anyways. PS. Anybody who is talking about paying for lifetime service can afford to get a tivo at the $200 price without discounts.
I didn't say I didn't agree that it's right for some people. I just wanted to clarify the details for others who may see your post and not realize that in order to take that offer, your monthly rates will be higher than the normal price.

Enjoy your new TiVo!
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I purchased one of the discount codes on eBay, and successfully ordered a new Roaimo Pro with lifetime, and a new mini. Looking at my order (in process of being filled by tivo) I noticed that I was charged $174 (as stated on the eBay coupon page) instead of the $149.99 that they are being sold at without a coupon.

I can't cancel the order because I'd be out the money I spent on the coupon. I was thinking of calling tivo after I receive the order and ask for a price adjustment....

Has anyone else had a similar experience?
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Old Yesterday, 01:30 PM   #1390
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I PM'd spherular about his code and he recommended not buying any mini's using his code and instead just buying them separately. He thought the price with the code would be lowered at some point, but wasn't sure when that would happen.
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Ok, thanks. I may return the $174 mini and buy a $149.99 mini if they won't give me an adjustment.

Does tivo pay for return shipping? If not, it may not be worth the hassle to try to get back $25.01
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