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    GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    New T&Cs mean that you get just £1 worth of reward points on every £100 spent.
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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Reward cards are a waste of time imho, they could save infrastructure & maintenance costs and just reduce their prices for all... a tip from ASDA.

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Or just save a bunch and order online from Amazon, often a lot cheaper and know your paying less tax too!

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    They expire your points quite quickly too

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Loyalty points are actually there for market research - one of the few companies to actually be honest about it are Waitrose.

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    If you're buying from game (especially pc stuff,) you're already getting mugged. Points or no points.

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Surely Game should be enticing people to shop there?
    Grab that. Get that. Check it out. Bring that here. Grab anything useful. Take anything good.

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Game are still around?
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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    OH MY GOD THAT'S A REDUCTION OF 50%!

    Tell me again how this is newsworthy please

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Quote Originally Posted by wazzickle View Post
    OH MY GOD THAT'S A REDUCTION OF 50%!

    Tell me again how this is newsworthy please
    Because words apparently.
    Grab that. Get that. Check it out. Bring that here. Grab anything useful. Take anything good.

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Brilliant isn't it? A company that nearly went under is taking away a % of club points during a time where people are feeling the pinch of the current economy, they should be increasing the points as each point is worth less in real terms than they were to start with, but nope, they just can't help but drive custom away can they, not that I ever shopped there in the first place but still, such genius /s

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Anyone who'd notice this kind of change probably doesn't shop at game

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    What a load of crap. They're doing it to save themselves money, pure and simple. Apparently even the meagre return being earned before was cutting into their bottom line too much.

    Nectar did the same thing and gave the same spiel about "points offers". That might work for some people if you often take up very specific offers but in the grand scheme of things is means that a huge swathe of the customer base is getting their return cut in half.

    At least with Nectar they gave people some warning. It always stinks when a company makes what is effectively quite a large change to a scheme and tells you on the day it happens. It's not transparent, does not promote any trust and generally hacks people off.

    Stopped buying from GAME when their web prices got as expensive as their brick and mortar ones. Pants.

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    I keep walking past Game stores, I think I gave up on them when I realised they didn't even stock keyboards and mice for emergencies.....and their prices have always been high.
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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    If you're buying from game (especially pc stuff,) you're already getting mugged. Points or no points.
    Usually I'd agree, but earlier this month they were doing 25% off pre-owned games, so I got some reasonable deals on Switch titles. Of course Switch games are horrendously overpriced in the first place, but compared to other sources Game were a good deal for once!

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    Re: GAME loyalty card points are now twice as hard to earn

    All about boosting bottom $ for the P&L figures.

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