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#1 George K

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 06:04 PM

Just got an email from AGR...

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Er...no.

 

The stated reward is only for clothing. Other stuff earns less.

 

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Edited by George K, 07 August 2017 - 06:05 PM.

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 06:37 PM

Did you send this to "Consumer Reports" George?

It's perfect for the Ad Exposures on the Back Inside Cover!😎
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Posted 07 August 2017 - 06:50 PM

Did you send this to "Consumer Reports" George?

It's perfect for the Ad Exposures on the Back Inside Cover!

I made the mistake of buying some stuff from Walmart via the AGR portal. I received a lower reward than expected, and then, looking at the "terms and conditions" I realized I had been ripped off inadequately informed.

So, for routine stuff, I use Jet.com, Target, etc.


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Posted 07 August 2017 - 09:55 PM

It may be less, but the reason I like to use Wal-Mart is that I can order it on line, and by the time I drive to the store that day it's ready. And I still earn AGR points for it! (No waiting a few days or more.)
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Posted 07 August 2017 - 10:22 PM

It may be less, but the reason I like to use Wal-Mart is that I can order it on line, and by the time I drive to the store that day it's ready. And I still earn AGR points for it! (No waiting a few days or more.)

I've wondered about that drive-up service Walmart has.  How do you notify them you're there to pick up your order?


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Posted 07 August 2017 - 10:46 PM


It may be less, but the reason I like to use Wal-Mart is that I can order it on line, and by the time I drive to the store that day it's ready. And I still earn AGR points for it! (No waiting a few days or more.)

I've wondered about that drive-up service Walmart has.  How do you notify them you're there to pick up your order?

Wal-Marts may vary on how this works but at the one I shop at I go to the customer service desk and provide them with the order number. Works like a charm! :)
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Posted 07 August 2017 - 11:49 PM

I noticed in the promo piece No rewards given on purchases from STORMS; since I live in Oklahoma, that is costing me a ton of points :lol:



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Posted 08 August 2017 - 02:55 PM

Same here (almost).

Mine is in the back of the store, I give them the order number and collect my stuff! Today I picked up 4 separate orders, very easy & I earned AGR points! (I was thru American Airlines, and my <$5 purchase extended my 88K frequent flyer miles with them.:) )
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Posted 08 August 2017 - 10:18 PM

Just got an email from AGR...

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Er...no.

 

The stated reward is only for clothing. Other stuff earns less.

 

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George, is this Walmart "fine print" newly revised? Had a non-clothing purchase (a watch) a month ago that was definitely 2 points (perhaps a watch is considered "clothing").

A couple of weeks ago, a purchase produced a noticeably lower amount of points.

 

I too take advantage of Walmart's pick up at store service and get the points too! I've also done that with Best Buy and Home Depot.


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Posted 09 August 2017 - 05:58 AM

 

Just got an email from AGR...

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Er...no.

 

The stated reward is only for clothing. Other stuff earns less.

 

attachicon.gifScreen Shot 2017-08-07 at 5.58.30 PM.png

 

 

 

George, is this Walmart "fine print" newly revised? Had a non-clothing purchase (a watch) a month ago that was definitely 2 points (perhaps a watch is considered "clothing").

I believe it's an older policy. I tried to search for my AGR points for a Walmart transaction, but the site wouldn't allow me to change dates after a few searches.


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Posted 09 August 2017 - 09:32 AM

I think it has always been like that.
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!

The view is much better at 3 feet than it is at 30,000 feet!




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