Why is it that all the "rewards" for Club Nintendo are always lame?

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User Info: Remmy8199

4 years ago#1
I had a few coins saved up and was going to redeem them, but they've only got like one page of rewards and all I saw on there is a bunch of stuff that you couldn't pay me to take(Solitaire anyone?). You'd think they'd have better stuff as more of an incentive to register more products, but it just seems like a waste of time to me. Even the free Donkey Kong: Original Edition you're supposed to get doesn't come for like 3-4 weeks after you register a qualifying product. And that's just to get an e-mail with a code to download it. How friggin long does it take to e-mail someone? Don't think I'll be going to Club Nintendo again. I got better things to do.

User Info: brainfreeze10

4 years ago#2
Well, then again, it is free. It could be better but whining about it as if it's some sort of insult is silly.
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User Info: Xashowd

4 years ago#3
As far as their Game Rewards go, I think they just underestimate the value of the Coins. Seriously, they should put up better games. I'm not asking for best sellers or anything, but it shouldn't be something that can be bought for $2. As far as the other rewards go...Honestly, it really depends on the product. Some of them are very much worth it, while others are not. It's more personal preference.
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User Info: Shadow_Vortex

4 years ago#4
Self-entitlement, much?

Seriously, if you can find a better use for the Coins you get for registering your games, by all means, let's hear it. Nintendo doesn't have to offer you anything, yet they're giving you plenty of options to use your Coins on. Not just physical items, but digital downloads that rotate every other week, too. What more do you want?

Instead of crying and complaining, how about you hold onto those Coins until something rolls around that catches your eye. Zelda: Majora's Mask for a measly 150 Coins was an easy choice for me. Even Mario's Picross was well worth the 100 Coins.

I'll admit, there isn't a "gem" available every week, but have some patience. Well, going by your reaction to the e-mail waiting time, I'm guessing that might be a stretch for you.
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User Info: AkimboP90

4 years ago#5
It's free.
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User Info: superquester101

4 years ago#6
AkimboP90 posted...
It's free.
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User Info: cironen

4 years ago#7
I got an 18-game case from them, I thought it was pretty cool...
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User Info: Remmy8199

4 years ago#8
cironen posted...
I got an 18-game case from them, I thought it was pretty cool...

^ I could actually use one of those, but sadly I don't think they have those anymore :(

User Info: NettoSaito

4 years ago#9
The first two plat rewards were the best rewards from Club Nintendo. I love my Mario hat and my Mario and co trophy... Which came in an awesome ? box lol
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User Info: F31Leopard

4 years ago#10
So far redeemed the 18 card 3ds case and a Black Invincible Star bag which I both use. I just collect until I find something I like. Nintendo does not have to put those Nintendo club vouchers in the game packages so I don't get the complaining. Since you think its lame don't redeem the codes and give it to someone who might want to use it.
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