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    • kat54
    • By kat54 8th Oct 17, 2:58 PM
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    Unwanted/unsellable games?
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    • 8th Oct 17, 2:58 PM
    Unwanted/unsellable games? 8th Oct 17 at 2:58 PM
    I bought a Wii secondhand from someone a while back and it came with some games that I'm really not interested in. They're not popular games so no one would really want to buy them. I was wondering what I can do with them? They're not in the best condition but they still work so it seems like a waste to just throw them away.
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    • Norman Castle
    • By Norman Castle 8th Oct 17, 3:32 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 3:32 PM
    Charity shop/Freecycle
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    • mac.d
    • By mac.d 8th Oct 17, 7:51 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 7:51 PM
    Trade them in at CEX for vouchers and use them towards buying a game you do want?
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 8th Oct 17, 10:55 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 10:55 PM
    Why throw something like that away which someone could use eg buying from cex or a charity shop.
    • teddysmum
    • By teddysmum 27th Nov 17, 12:52 AM
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    • 27th Nov 17, 12:52 AM
    Why throw something like that away which someone could use eg buying from cex or a charity shop.
    Originally posted by DCFC79
    I think Cex's sales will fall according to some online chat that mentions the postage change in September..


    I was compiling an order of games for myself and grandchildren, but happened to check the basket and found the postage is 1.50 per item costing under 50, instead of the fixed price for up to10 items. Even someone buying one item over 50 still has to pay 1.50 for any cheaper items in the order.


    Customers who regularly spend over 50 have decided to leave as their postage has gone up by 10x1.50- 2.50=12.50
    • teddysmum
    • By teddysmum 27th Nov 17, 12:55 AM
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    • 27th Nov 17, 12:55 AM
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    • 27th Nov 17, 12:55 AM
    I advertised two carrier bags of pre-Vista pc games, on Freegle , and they were snapped up by a man who does security work and plays on an old laptop when bored.
    • unholyangel
    • By unholyangel 27th Nov 17, 1:28 AM
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    • 27th Nov 17, 1:28 AM
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    • 27th Nov 17, 1:28 AM
    What about your local foodbank? They might be interested in them.

    We usually throw in a few toys with the food donations we make at this time of year so that they can give their children something/a bit more for christmas.

    Suppose that might not work so well if they're 18+ games though.
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    • sparcinka
    • By sparcinka 14th Dec 17, 8:55 PM
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    • 14th Dec 17, 8:55 PM
    Trade them in at GAME or CEX (personally I'd recommend GAME).
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 14th Dec 17, 9:48 PM
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    • 14th Dec 17, 9:48 PM
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    • 14th Dec 17, 9:48 PM
    I think Cex's sales will fall according to some online chat that mentions the postage change in September..


    I was compiling an order of games for myself and grandchildren, but happened to check the basket and found the postage is 1.50 per item costing under 50, instead of the fixed price for up to10 items. Even someone buying one item over 50 still has to pay 1.50 for any cheaper items in the order.


    Customers who regularly spend over 50 have decided to leave as their postage has gone up by 10x1.50- 2.50=12.50
    Originally posted by teddysmum
    I was actually refering to Cex instore.
    • joeypesci
    • By joeypesci 16th Dec 17, 3:49 PM
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    As said a charity shop or CEX. Retro game collecting is a thing now. Games you think people won't want some collect just so they can get complete collections.
    • Camman123
    • By Camman123 25th Jan 18, 10:18 AM
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    I'd vote CEX. Get trade credit and buy a game you want
    • Bigphil1474
    • By Bigphil1474 25th Jan 18, 2:49 PM
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    I got rid of some old PS3 games a couple of weeks ago by offering them on our work classified page. They were soon snapped up by a colleague at no cost, although they gave me a box of nice biscuits in return. Do you know anyone who car boots? Easily sold for a 1 or two.
    • NewsHound
    • By NewsHound 26th Jan 18, 10:09 AM
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    Why don't you package them up and sell them as a bundle on Facebook's market place? If you have enough of them (and maybe one decent one in there), you'll be surprised what people will pay for them.
    • SuperPikachu
    • By SuperPikachu 26th Jan 18, 2:35 PM
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    I got rid of some old PS3 games a couple of weeks ago by offering them on our work classified page. They were soon snapped up by a colleague at no cost, although they gave me a box of nice biscuits in return. Do you know anyone who car boots? Easily sold for a 1 or two.
    Originally posted by Bigphil1474
    You can still get decent money for some PS3 titles so i'm not surprised they got you some biscuits!
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    • Bigphil1474
    • By Bigphil1474 29th Jan 18, 12:59 PM
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    I had about 15 games, but had never bothered to trade them in - I guess I might have got 20 for them, but the guy wanted some games to play with his lad. He told me he was looking to get a PS4 this year as well, so could be an investment in favours for the future.
    • ClippTube
    • By ClippTube 9th Feb 18, 5:32 PM
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    Game uk surely must trade it in for a small amount of money or a small giftcard?
    • SofaChillReview
    • By SofaChillReview 11th Feb 18, 1:36 PM
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    Of all the ones I would certainly say Game hardly do anything I find they are struggling! I am sure you have already dealt with them but Cex are good but if they are too damaged scratched won't take them, you can take a pop on eBay and explain everything and make sure you charge right for postage, or do what I do and freecycle/freegle so you aren't throwing them away and someone gets to use them
    • Oled1977
    • By Oled1977 30th Mar 18, 1:18 PM
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    You can just keep them for now. You might find the right buyer soon and if you are lucky, you might find a collector of that game.
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