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Old 07-21-2014, 07:48 PM   #1291
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Well, I didn't go ahead with the order since I'm perfectly happy with my current set-up (Premiere & Premiere Elite). I was just curious to see what would happen given the brouhaha over use of the TiVo50 coupon in that other thread you mentioned.

The e-mail from TiVo specifically offers $50 off ("Finish your order and save $50") if I complete my check-out, so I don't see any ambiguity or room for equivocation there. And it's not "coupon stacking" per se if I'm only actually entering the one coupon code ($50 off) to arrive at the end price of $550 for the Roamio Plus.
Read the other Thread, it most likely will not work. see: http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...=519229&page=4
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:26 PM   #1292
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Old 07-22-2014, 07:49 AM   #1293
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Read the other Thread, it most likely will not work. see: http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...=519229&page=4
You are confused. (1) Of course it works (I went through the check-out process but w/o purchasing), and (2) I already stated that I had read the other thread--which was the main reason I wanted to test out this particular offer. That issue involved entering a discount code (TiVo50) that apparently carries use restrictions.

Even if the post-process invoice should happen not to reflect the $50 off, there's no way TiVo could contest a complaint over failure to honor a discount they had offered in an unsolicited e-mail to a particular customer based on the contents of his cart as constituted. There's no reasonable wiggle room here.
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Old 07-22-2014, 09:01 AM   #1294
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...There's no reasonable wiggle room here.
Sure there is...they clearly state on the web page:

"Offer not valid with other offers. Entering a promo code on the next page makes this offer void."

It says "other offers" not just codes or coupons. That's all they need to invalidate any discount or order they choose.
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Old 07-22-2014, 10:44 AM   #1295
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i'm hoping for a deal on the regular roamio soon so I can keep the OTA functionality even though I haven't cut the cord quite yet
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:42 PM   #1296
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i'm hoping for a deal on the regular roamio soon so I can keep the OTA functionality even though I haven't cut the cord quite yet
$449 with lifetime for the 4-Tuner OTA Roamio is probably as good as it will get.
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Old 07-22-2014, 01:34 PM   #1297
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$449 with lifetime for the 4-Tuner OTA Roamio is probably as good as it will get.
Where is that deal at??
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:06 PM   #1298
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Where is that deal at??
That's the price you get when you use a code
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:22 PM   #1299
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I am looking at purchasing a roamio and wanted to know if I signed up for the month to month if subscribers were still getting the upgrade to lifetime for $399?
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:35 PM   #1300
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I am looking at purchasing a roamio and wanted to know if I signed up for the month to month if subscribers were still getting the upgrade to lifetime for $399?
If you don't buy lifetime upfront then you will either pay $499.99 for lifetime or $399.99 if you are an existing TiVo subscriber. I don't know of any discounts available on the Roamio series for upgrades from month to month - this may change in 2-3 years as we have seen with the Premiere series where lifetime is sometimes offered for $99
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:37 PM   #1301
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If you don't buy lifetime upfront then you will either pay $499.99 for lifetime or $399.99 if you are an existing TiVo subscriber. I don't know of any discounts available on the Roamio series for upgrades from month to month - this may change in 2-3 years as we have seen with the Premiere series where lifetime is sometimes offered for $99
There's the PLSR code for $100 off lifetime.

PS - If you don't buy your TiVo from TiVo and it's purchased from a retailer.
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:25 PM   #1302
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There's the PLSR code for $100 off lifetime.

PS - If you don't buy your TiVo from TiVo and it's purchased from a retailer.
So PLSR for purchase from Best Buy or Amazon? Thanks.
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:26 PM   #1303
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So PLSR for purchase from Best Buy or Amazon? Thanks.
Only if done upfront when you activate it - you can't use the code after using month to month
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:30 PM   #1304
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Only if done upfront when you activate it - you can't use the code after using month to month
Gotcha> Thanks!!
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:59 PM   #1305
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I just got this email from Tivo:


While supplies last, buy a new Roamio Plus or Pro DVR at full price and get Product Lifetime service for just $199.99 (a savings of 60%)! Hurry, the 2,000 DVRs at this low price won't last long!


It's $100 less than the best offer from "the code."

Right?
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:01 PM   #1306
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Do the eBay codes allow you to take a MSD on lifetime?
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:07 PM   #1307
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Do the eBay codes allow you to take a MSD on lifetime?
No, but the only reason it use the E-Bay code now is to get Minis at $174 with Lifetime, you can get up to 4 Minis that way.
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:13 PM   #1308
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Sure there is...they clearly state on the web page:

"Offer not valid with other offers. Entering a promo code on the next page makes this offer void."

It says "other offers" not just codes or coupons. That's all they need to invalidate any discount or order they choose.
OK, Diana, I take your point.

However, the targeted e-mail specifically states "Finish your order and save $50." It's not $50 off if the in-cart price is raised by hundreds of dollars before the discount is applied!

I don't think there's any defensible argument here why the e-mail offer won't be honored based on the cart as constituted when the offer was generated.

But it would be interesting if someone wants to confirm it. Just click on the link for the summer savings offer, put a Roamio Plus or Pro in your cart and leave it there. But be sure to sign in to your TiVo account before leaving the page so that your cart's contents are saved. If/when you get the $50 off promo code, enter it and check out then sit back and see what happens. And report back to us, of course!

I was interested enough to consider pulling the trigger; but I just can't justify the move at this juncture. My Premieres still kick a@@!
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:17 PM   #1309
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I just got this email from Tivo:


While supplies last, buy a new Roamio Plus or Pro DVR at full price and get Product Lifetime service for just $199.99 (a savings of 60%)! Hurry, the 2,000 DVRs at this low price won't last long!


It's $100 less than the best offer from "the code."

Right?
That offer is referencing the July "summer savings sale" currently under discussion here and elsewhere on the forum.
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:44 PM   #1310
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Apparently you can buy 99 of each, if you wanted to (and the cart page still gives a spot to enter a promo code, which I have not tried).

Copy + Paste from TiVo's website, after using https://www.tivo.com/shop/promo/summ...2&SSAID=101512 once for each model, then adjusting quantity from cart:

Checkout

TiVo Roamio Plus
Product Lifetime service $199.99
EditLimited warranty Included

HDMI and Ethernet cables not included.
Remove
Qty 99
$399.99

TiVo Roamio Pro
Product Lifetime service $199.99
EditLimited warranty Included

HDMI and Ethernet cables not included.
Remove
Qty 99
$599.99

Enter promo code

Subtotal (198 items):$138,596.04

Estimate tax & shipping

Shipping FREE
Standard Shipping

Tax(details):$8,019.00
TOTAL:$146,615.04

Checkout
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Old 07-22-2014, 07:42 PM   #1311
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No, but the only reason it use the E-Bay code now is to get Minis at $174 with Lifetime, you can get up to 4 Minis that way.
Also you get a lower price on the 4-tuner OTA, Pro and Stream too
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Also you get a lower price on the 4-tuner OTA, Pro and Stream too
Don't forget Slide Pro remotes for $34.95.
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Old 07-22-2014, 08:06 PM   #1313
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Only if done upfront when you activate it - you can't use the code after using month to month
I don't think that's true. I'm pretty sure I did. I think it was within the 30 day MBG though.
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Old 07-22-2014, 08:14 PM   #1314
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I don't think that's true. I'm pretty sure I did. I think it was within the 30 day MBG though.
TiVo tends to give you the widest range of possibilities (within reason) when you are in that 30-day window.

As far as codes go... I'm sick of reading about codes...

All I know is PLSR, as a code, knocks $100 off FULL-PRICE lifetime service, when ineligible for MSD, but then you remain ineligible (since that's not full-price anymore), and it only works on units NOT purchased from TiVo directly (unless you fulfill the commitment period of a monthly plan, later on). I'm not aware of any (other) restrictions or any time-constraints.
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:21 PM   #1315
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Don't forget Slide Pro remotes for $34.95.

Yup. I got two of them in my order, including one with the dongle for a Mini. And the price of the Roamio Pro beats the summer offer by TiVo.


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Old 07-23-2014, 09:56 AM   #1316
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I'm considering upgrading my premire XL and regular premire to a Romaio and 2 mini's when I move to a new house this august. The coupon from spherular is still the best option for me, correct?

I'm a long time lurker here. Thanks in advance.
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Yes, though I have to add that spherular isn't the only one who sells codes (I counted 5 sellers total on eBay over the last few months).
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:51 AM   #1318
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The price is basically the same, but I think spherular is the only one with a perfect rating.

You'll save a good bit using the code with that setup.


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Old 07-23-2014, 11:22 AM   #1319
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Thank you for your replies. I think I'll get a romaio pro, 2 mini's, and 2 slide remotes with a code.
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Old 07-23-2014, 11:37 AM   #1320
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Order has been placed.... looks like it saved roughly $500. That's awesome.
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