Is my logic flawed?

#1mouse2891Posted 11/14/2013 11:16:49 PM
Buy 2 get 1 free at target.
1.buy any 2 $40 game and get a third one free spend 80.
2.then return it without a gift card to get 120 in store credit.
3.go to unsuspecting customer and ask if they can give you 120 in cash and you buy their things up to $120.
4. ???
5. profit.($40)
rinse repeat

alternatively you could buy 2 get one free. return them get $120 gift card, then rebuy games after they've been price matched from amazon,which usually sell for 30, giving you 4 games in all instead of 3.

obviously this wouldnt be fool proof and that would be a lot of work and really risky so option 2 seems better off.
#2BuretsuPosted 11/14/2013 11:19:57 PM
Why would the store give you $120 for games you paid $80 for?
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#3Baha05Posted 11/14/2013 11:22:44 PM
It sounds illegal
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#4mouse2891(Topic Creator)Posted 11/14/2013 11:23:21 PM
Buretsu posted...
Why would the store give you $120 for games you paid $80 for?


because theyre essentially giving you a game for free which means you can return it. if you dont have a receipt they accept it in exchange for store credit. so 3 games at $40 each.
#5mouse2891(Topic Creator)Posted 11/14/2013 11:24:08 PM
Baha05 posted...
It sounds illegal


illegal? no
is it right? no
#6OoSubaruoOPosted 11/14/2013 11:26:06 PM
I'm not understanding how you're getting the two games for $40 each. Unless you're taxes are either very little.
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#7mouse2891(Topic Creator)Posted 11/14/2013 11:28:46 PM
OoSubaruoO posted...
I'm not understanding how you're getting the two games for $40 each. Unless you're taxes are either very little.


i wasnt counting taxes since they refund that in the gift card.
#8BuretsuPosted 11/14/2013 11:30:48 PM
mouse2891 posted...
Buretsu posted...
Why would the store give you $120 for games you paid $80 for?


because theyre essentially giving you a game for free which means you can return it. if you dont have a receipt they accept it in exchange for store credit. so 3 games at $40 each.


So you're basically betting on the employees being completely braindead.
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#91to63Posted 11/14/2013 11:35:44 PM
Brb. Going to Target.
I will be back when I
buy the whole store.
#10ocelot51Posted 11/14/2013 11:38:24 PM
This won't work since electronics and media have a slightly different return policy. One requiring a receipt. Also special promotions like that are non-refundable.
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