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Old October 21st, 2012, 08:40 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Crazygametime.com has $60 Virgin Mobile Top Up pin for just $49.49. Save 15% using coupon “10PERCENTOFF” when checkout.

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Crazygametime.com has $60 Virgin Mobile Top Up pin for just $49.49. Save 15% using coupon “10PERCENTOFF” when checkout.
is this site legit? they are out of everything except the $60 card for $51.
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is this site legit? they are out of everything except the $60 card for $51.
Yeah they are legit I just refilled straight talk 45 dollar plan for 38.24
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is this site legit? they are out of everything except the $60 card for $51.
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Yeah they are legit I just refilled straight talk 45 dollar plan for 38.24
yep - i used them a week ago and all went smoothly.
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Awesome thread guys. Thanks.
Lots of great information. I have used pinzoo for a long time. Great to have options now.
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CrazyGameTime's PIN verification system is down, so I can't make purchases. I will say that I bought three PINs and am very satisfied. The first one was sent to an e-mail unfortunately linked to my PayPal that I no longer have access to. When I e-mailed him, he responded rather quickly but misunderstood me. When I made a PayPal dispute, he responded in 15 minutes with the correct PIN. He was cool about it and no problems. The other two I ordered after fixing my e-mail issue arrived in less than five minutes.
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CrazyGameTime's PIN verification system is down, so I can't make purchases. I will say that I bought three PINs and am very satisfied. The first one was sent to an e-mail unfortunately linked to my PayPal that I no longer have access to. When I e-mailed him, he responded rather quickly but misunderstood me. When I made a PayPal dispute, he responded in 15 minutes with the correct PIN. He was cool about it and no problems. The other two I ordered after fixing my e-mail issue arrived in less than five minutes.
CrazyGameTime back up at, least today it was, and I bought and completed EVERYTHING in 15 minutes including $60.00 TopUp at Virgin Mobile. I bought the $60.00 TopUp for $49.99 with code "1260". E-mail arrived in about a minute of paying through PayPal.

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Target sometimes has VM $35 top-up cards for 33.95. There's tax but I also get a 5% discount for using my Redcard to pay so I still end up paying less than $35.
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Target sometimes has VM $35 top-up cards for 33.95. There's tax but I also get a 5% discount for using my Redcard to pay so I still end up paying less than $35.
I can vouch for this as I do the exact same thing to top-up my account. The RedCard's 5% discount is very handy with buying this and other prepaid cards (some I've bought are even tax-free!), as it applies to virtually everything in-store. Even online orders at Target.com net that same discount in addition to free shipping. The Target RedCard comes in both Credit and Debit flavors, so pick which is best for you if you're still interested.
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Okay, Crazy GameTime is awesome!!!

My monthly bill has in effect gone from $26.75 to $21.25, and I still get the 1% cash back on my credit card.

But why? Why would anyone do this? My cell-phone service was already amazingly cheap. Why is Virgin allowing it to be made even cheaper? Isn't Sprint losing money?
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46.35 for a $45 top up. Yea calling mart says no tax and no hidden charges but why's the total more then 45? I'd pay that anywhere else.
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Because VMu raised their resellers rates. I imagine it is only a matter of time until other sites start charging more. Most of the grocery stores here stored carrying Virgin cards because they make nothing on them.

Calling Mart even says why the price is so high before you complete your transaction.
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Question: I do not have a pay pal account. Can I still buy a pin from these sites? I am confused because of course I don't have a pay pal email.
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I use a prepaid American express on calling Mart.
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Old February 26th, 2013, 07:30 PM   #65 (permalink)
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So, they simply send a pin to your regular email then?
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So, they simply send a pin to your regular email then?
I get a pin with my receipt on the page after purchase and again in my email.
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Yes. I've been ordering mine from WalMart.com ever since the other sites, like CallingMart, went over $25 for a $25 card. I order them at least 2 working days before I need them, because the past few times Walmart has called me the next work day to confirm the order. When I return their call and verbally confirm my order, I have the PIN in my e-mail less than an hour later.
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Wish I would have known about this 2 days ago. I had to go out and buy some top ups since crazygametime.com stopped selling discounted pins.

How was.your experience with them?
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wth? they ask for a "tax identification number", and don't list the US in the country drop down box.

seems sketch as hell.
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Yep. 4saleusa deal can't be bought as you can't enter USA in the country drop down box and paypal won't process an order unless the address is valid. Now the question is: by attempting this has my paypal info been stolen and I'm about to be robbed? 20% off plus no sales-tax really was too good a deal to be believed.
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Yep. 4saleusa deal can't be bought as you can't enter USA in the country drop down box and paypal won't process an order unless the address is valid. Now the question is: by attempting this has my paypal info been stolen and I'm about to be robbed? 20% off plus no sales-tax really was too good a deal to be believed.
i didn't even get that far. did you enter anything into that "identification #" box? if so, what?

if i were you i'd probably disassociate all CC's and accounts with PP, change passwords like 10 times, then wait a few weeks.

but i'm paranoid.
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I just changed the password and enabled paypal's two-step verification and verified that the change notifications came to my email, so I think I'm safe no matter how clever they may have been.
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There's a guy on Ebay selling $80 worth of top ups for $45. Just search "virgin mobile refill". I've already bought $320 worth.

Also of you didn't know, Virgin allows you to purchase phones with.your balance without tax. Looks like I'm gonna be getting a GSII. Go through fatwallet and get $22.50 back as well.
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There's a guy on Ebay selling $80 worth of top ups for $45. Just search "virgin mobile refill". I've already bought $320 worth.

Also of you didn't know, Virgin allows you to purchase phones with.your balance without tax. Looks like I'm gonna be getting a GSII. Go through fatwallet and get $22.50 back as well.
That seller is also offering 120.00 for 65.99...just sounds too good to be true although he has all positive feedback...
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yea that sounds fishy
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Yes. I've been ordering mine from WalMart.com ever since the other sites, like CallingMart, went over $25 for a $25 card. I order them at least 2 working days before I need them, because the past few times Walmart has called me the next work day to confirm the order. When I return their call and verbally confirm my order, I have the PIN in my e-mail less than an hour later.
This month I want back to using CallingMart, since they have been quick and reliable (and with the points I had in my account, it was under $25 this time).

Walmart.com kept rejecting my order due to alleged payment issues, but I could see the payments and payment reversals in my credit card activity log online, and I contacted my credit card company and they said they see no reasons why the payments weren't deemed valid by Walmart. It seems like the issues were on Walmart's end. I think I'm done with dealing with Walmart.com's unreliability for making payment and recurring slowness in getting the order validated after payment.
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There's a guy on Ebay selling $80 worth of top ups for $45. Just search "virgin mobile refill". I've already bought $320 worth.

Also of you didn't know, Virgin allows you to purchase phones with.your balance without tax. Looks like I'm gonna be getting a GSII. Go through fatwallet and get $22.50 back as well.
I stopped at about $180 or so...definately a good deal. Some people have had issues though...there's a thread about this in the EVO V 4G forum. How do you buy hardware with your top up balance? Is it an option during checkout? When the Galaxy S3 hits Virgin Mobile (or some flagship worthy phone), I'll be checking out that upgrade path, and if I can use top ups...that's the route I'll go with the eBay discount
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I stopped at about $180 or so...definately a good deal. Some people have had issues though...there's a thread about this in the EVO V 4G forum. How do you buy hardware with your top up balance? Is it an option during checkout? When the Galaxy S3 hits Virgin Mobile (or some flagship worthy phone), I'll be checking out that upgrade path, and if I can use top ups...that's the route I'll go with the eBay discount
You go through check out like normal but when you're choosing the payment option there should be a drop down box with the option to pay with your balance. It will only show up if you have enough to pay for it in your account though.
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You go through check out like normal but when you're choosing the payment option there should be a drop down box with the option to pay with your balance. It will only show up if you have enough to pay for it in your account though.
Ahh...so I couldn't even test it out unless I went with a cheaper phone...I hope the SIII will be under $400...because unless things have changed...you can't have more than $400 in your account.
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Ahh...so I couldn't even test it out unless I went with a cheaper phone...I hope the SIII will be under $400...because unless things have changed...you can't have more than $400 in your account.
I believe you can call customer service if you don't have enough in you're account and pay the difference.

And if you wanted to test it, just go through checkout with Kyocera Rise. Just don't confirm the purchase.
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Callingmart.com has no VMU refills right now. Crazygametime also no longer has VMU.

So far Walmart is the only place listed in the thread that has them right now. And it says it will take 24 hours for the order to process.

Looks like I may have to go back to a brick and mortar for my cards.
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Callingmart.com has no VMU refills right now. Crazygametime also no longer has VMU.

So far Walmart is the only place listed in the thread that has them right now. And it says it will take 24 hours for the order to process.

Looks like I may have to go back to a brick and mortar for my cards.

FYI - I tried a number of times recently to purchase a top up card from Walmart.com and each time it was rejected. The money/credit card charge went through without a problem, but then Walmart would cancel the order on their end. Not sure what the problem was exactly, but since it happened multiple times, I just gave up. Just wanted to let you know in case you decide to try that route.
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Took a day, but I got my top up from Walmart.
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Took a day, but I got my top up from Walmart.
I ordered a VM $25 card from Walmart last Wednesday and it took almost 24 hours to get the PIN, but at least it came through without any phone calls and without any canceled orders: I've experienced both multiple times in the past, so I had planned to stop using Walmart, but I didn't have many other online choices this time.

But while I was waiting for the VM PIN to arrive, I went to Target and bought an LG Optimus L9 and activated it on the T-mobile $30 unlimited text/data plan, so I might not go back to VM. Fortunately the VM card won't go to waste because my GF is still on VM (at least for now).
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I tried 2 orders with 2 different credit cards from Walmart and both of them were canceled after 10 minutes. Called my Credit card company and they said they approved the charges and the problem is on Walmart's end.
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Crazy Game Time currently has $60 cards for $51. They would only let me buy one
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Target's ad today says there is a 10% discount on pre-paid top-up cards, including Virgin Mobile. It's in-store only, though.
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Target's ad today says there is a 10% discount on pre-paid top-up cards, including Virgin Mobile. It's in-store only, though.
If you have the Target debit/credit card you get an additional 5% off for a total of 15% off. Not too shabby!
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Weird. I've been buying my top up cards at a 7/11 near my house for 4 years, never paid a dime in California sales tax.
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Okay everyone in California here it is from the BOE:

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In general, sales of prepaid telephone debit cards are not subject to tax (see exception below). You are considered to be selling a future telephone service rather than selling physical products.
Exception: If you sell a prepaid telephone card for its value as a collectible item rather than for future telephone service, the sale is subject to tax. For example, if you sell an expired card with a picture of a famous person or classic automobile, you are selling a collectible item, and the sale is subject to tax.
Many other states stupidly consider it "tangible personal property" which is a joke.
The plastic represents 2 cents of value to buy a service.

I don't believe it. For once California gets it right and everyone else gets the draconian government treatment.
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That seller is also offering 120.00 for 65.99...just sounds too good to be true although he has all positive feedback...
Here is an interesting thread with three posts everyone should read:

Your experience buying T-mobile refill card from ebay


See posts 15, 18 and 41.

Summary: Ebay says they may have been purchased by overseas scammers using stolen credit card data. If so ebay claims you will lose your credits from your carrier and it will be too late for paypal to do anything about it. Note when they mention "clear your good name" with ANYone this is a red flag on this advice that it's Pollyanna oriented BS and not real world experiences. No corporation cares about anyone's good name.
FWIW per section 7 of Paypal policies states prepaid phone and debit cards are ineligible for Paypal buyer protection anyway, so caveat emptor.
The second post relates an opinion from T mobile that once the pin is issued it cannot be rescinded for any reason, conflicting advice to the ebay post.
The third gives a more plausible explanation as to why these deals are out there and may be true. If it is then we can all buy away with a good conscience we are not merely feeding into the e-fraud machine that eventually may come around and bite us back for karma.
My gut feeling is that like all transactions on ebay, scrutinize your seller and don't deal with new low feedback sellers- and though while ebay can often get you the best deals on the planet on anything, don't play if you can't accept getting burned once in awhile.
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Okay everyone in California here it is from the BOE:



Many other states stupidly consider it "tangible personal property" which is a joke.
The plastic represents 2 cents of value to buy a service.

I don't believe it. For once California gets it right and everyone else gets the draconian government treatment.
I've heard this before, as well. I posted on another thread just now how in Texas, you can make a payment on your prepaid account in store at a machine and not pay sales tax, I believe you can also make it from your phone without paying sales tax. What makes it weirder, I believe Virgin Mobile charges tax if you top up from your phone.

And I also mentioned the oddity that if you pay one of the salespeople in an AT&T store, you again have to pay sales tax -- if I had to guess the idea is that you are receiving "service" from the person who is running the payment.

I'll agree, it is truly idiotic the way some states do it.
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I've heard this before, as well. I posted on another thread just now how in Texas, you can make a payment on your prepaid account in store at a machine and not pay sales tax, I believe you can also make it from your phone without paying sales tax. What makes it weirder, I believe Virgin Mobile charges tax if you top up from your phone.

And I also mentioned the oddity that if you pay one of the salespeople in an AT&T store, you again have to pay sales tax -- if I had to guess the idea is that you are receiving "service" from the person who is running the payment.

I'll agree, it is truly idiotic the way some states do it.
IIRC if I pay virgin mobile from a credit card directly on their site I did pay sales tax in California. This may seem like a discrepancy however the state BOE rule I quoted above came from a pdf document titled "grocery stores" and thus physical purchases may be treated differently.
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Crazy Game Time currently has $25, $40 and $60 cards in stock. They are $21.25, $34 and $51 respectively.
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I just used Crazygametime and got the codes immediately.
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