Office Depot FAR software for the week of 02/17/2013 (one each $10 and $15 AR)
No FAR titles again this week. I hope this is just an aberration. The titles below reflect those titles that are 80% back or better after rebate. If you have an opinion on the standard feel free to let me know.
McAfee® Total Protection For 3 Users [830-788] $9.99 After $10 Instant & $60 Mfr. Mail-In Savings
Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security For 3 PC’s [220-795] $89.99 $14.99 After $45 Mfr. Mail-In & $30 Mfr. Current User Upgrade Mail-In Savings
NOTE: There is breaking news on the subject of Symantec/Norton rebates. Apparently, high volume submitters are having their rebates invalidated on account of the dreaded "Your rebate request did not pass our audit process". Please see the thread:
"Symantec Rebates - "Your rebate request did not pass our audit process" http://slickdeals.net/f/5817376
McAfee enforces a one per product limit on its rebates. It does not matter if the rebate has a different rebate number or offer period. The rebate invalidation message is "Your rebate request did not pass our audit process".
UPDATE: --- While it appeared from several posts over the past year on FW and SD that McAfee was no longer enforcing the one rebate per product limit, it now appears that the "Your rebate request did not pass our audit process" invalidation has returned. LINK --- There is one poster on FW who had not submitted a McAfee rebate since falling victim to the Summer 2010 debacle until June 2012. The rebate submission was invalidated. After failing to get the rebate processor to valid the rebate, the poster was able to convince a McAfee representative to make good on the rebate. Not sure what to make of this but it is possible that at least some of those black listed during the Summer 2010 debacle are black listed for life.
--- Link to Office Depot's rebate website:LINK --- "FAR": free after rebate --- "completely new rebates": the goal of my Office Depot rebate threads is that the rebates of any title listed in the "completely new rebates" category can be submitted without concern for past rebate submissions. --- "standard rebate": all rebate proofs can be satisfied with the purchase of the title. --- "upgrade rebate": at least one rebate proof requires providing a certain proof of owning a previous version of the product or a competitors' product. --- "CONTINUING rebate": the rebate was not offered for the first time during this offer period. Please check your rebate submission history to determine whether you have submitted this rebate in the past. --- "onbox" or "inbox" rebate: the rebate form or the information for submitting the rebate are found on or in the product box. If known, a link to a pdf version of the rebate or the pre-submission information for the rebate are provided.
Given software is about the only means left to monetize worklife rewards at OD, I'd seriously consider abandoning the program w/o consistent ability to monetize my rewards.
I don't need to spend $60 (even in free a/rewards items-qualifying spend) to get $120 rewards back ($60 ink/$60 items) to then not be able to monetize. The tax deal running now is nice but obviously only a 1st quarter promotion.
In the old days, they had free after rebate ream paper, pens, etc, been a few years since those went away.
posted: Feb. 19, 2013 @ 8:47p
Has anyone else noticed that the online rebate forms from Young America says "Internet Security" instead of "Maximum Security" for both rebates: 13-49101 (upgrade) and 13-49102 (standard)? The one that prints out at the register has the correct title. I wonder if I will have any problems if I submit the online form with the wrong name?
posted: Feb. 19, 2013 @ 9:19p
rawman1 said: Has anyone else noticed that the online rebate forms from Young America says "Internet Security" instead of "Maximum Security" for both rebates: 13-49101 (upgrade) and 13-49102 (standard)? The one that prints out at the register has the correct title. I wonder if I will have any problems if I submit the online form with the wrong name?I doubt they read the text on the form when they process it. They just care about the offer # and the stuff you send with it.
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