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mathfaster said:   
VegasVegan said:   I have a question about instant discounts. Bought a printer (reg $150) with a $50 instant discount and some ink so I could return old carts. On the receipt it shows printer $99 and underneath instant savings $50, Then the ink is listed at full price.

When I went into my rewards it shows that they split the instant savings between the two products ($40 for printer and $10 for ink) and that lowers my ink to less that $30. Is that how it normally works? Or should I call and try to get it adjusted?

  Rewards system is screwed up and that is how it works unfortunately. They cannot adjust the transaction in Rewards. You have 3 choices. 1. Do a return and then rebuy - could screw things up as well. 2. Buy more ink to get over $30 or 3. Contact them every month to get rewards due to Rewards screwed up proration of instant savings.

  LOL isn't #3 a sure sign of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.

Thanks MathFaster. Lesson learned.

You are always better off buying the ink as a separate transaction if there is any discount or coupons involved. Keeps life simpler and more predictable.

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