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    Heya guys,

    Not sure how many folks out there are eBayers.... but got a seemingly good deal introduced to me last nite..... you get like 25% off the product price when you do a buy it now transaction, and this is paid for by Microsoft.

    You will need a eBay account linked to a valid PayPal.....

    1. Log on to www.live.com and perform a search into say "Nikon D300", you will get a return page which has a sponsored eBay link right at the top.

    2. Next, click on that and you will go to eBay.

    3. Now, delete the "Nikon D300" and do a search for whatever you intend to buy, for example, "Sigma 180mm".

    4. You will get a list of "Sigma 180mm" lens...... Click on "Buy It Now" at say the listed price of US$800.

    5. Check that there is the "Live Cash Back" logo at the top of the next page before you CONFIRM your transaction..... and pay via PayPal....

    6. If there is NO LIVE CASH BACK logo, then something may not satisfy the criteria for the Live Cashback program.

    If you get the above right, and with reading some of the small prints around, you will get a 25% off your product price or up to US$250. In the example above, it would be US$200.

    This would be credited into your PayPal account 2-3 days after the transaction with the approved Live Cashback program. The monies would be held for 60 days from the day of transaction to ensure that there is no disputes etc. And then you will get that amount credited into your PayPal. It is YOURS !

    I purchased a lens several days back and I have the 25% cashback pending release to my paypal account now. Seems to be a straight offer and not a scam.

    IMPORTANT NOTE
    *************
    - If there is no indication that the product qualifies for LIVE CASHBACK, i.e. no logo there, do not BUY THE ITEM as this will not qualify you for the cashback.
    - You have to start from LIVE.COM as this is a sponsored Microsoft program which I presume is to launch their search website..... and I think there's a time limit to this as well, like 60 mins after you have started the search from www.live.com or something.....
    - There might be some conditions to fulfill when you try this, so please MAKE SURE you have the confirmed eligibility logo before you confirm payment
    - Please read the small prints in the promotion. Seems to work for me though.....
    - Just to note, I do not benefit from this in any ways. Just that a chap introduced me to this deal and it seems legit, so am sharing this bit of information.

    DISCLAIMER
    - TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK !
    - PLEASE DO NOT COME LOOKING FOR ME TO GET MONIES BACK !
    - READ THE SMALL PRINTS ON THE PROGRAM
    Last edited by ianwurn; 16th August 2008 at 12:23 AM.

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    Cashback from MS lowered to 15%.....

    Prob will be gone in a week or two.

    Doesnt seem like much folks interested in buying stuff from ebay.... ? ha....

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    i tried but do not get any return page u talking about.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by tanjonhan View Post
    i tried but do not get any return page u talking about.......
    You gotta go to the www.live.com and then make sure the upper right corner is selected under United States. Any other region will not have this working.

    I have a US shipping address via Vpost. Seems to be ok for me. But bad news is that the 25% off dropped to 15% off over the weekend. I think MS putting out a pool of money just to launch the search.live.com website.....

    Just tried it with the United States selected. The offer is still eligible on 15% via eBay.com. Try again ?
    Last edited by ianwurn; 17th August 2008 at 10:57 PM.

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    yup, i tried and you need to change the region to US.. anyway, saw something similar being discussed in dpreview forums awhile back.. seems to be legit..

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    Quote Originally Posted by psyk1 View Post
    yup, i tried and you need to change the region to US.. anyway, saw something similar being discussed in dpreview forums awhile back.. seems to be legit..
    Hope so. I still have many days to wait before the pending becomes released funds... haha....

    Guess this appeals to only those who like ebay.... anyways, thanks for the verification. I feel better myself already.

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    Yes, this is legit. I had a US friend who bought a Wii from eBay at the 25% discount. YMMV though.

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    ar.........never say earlier...damn..haha...dunno wad to buy with tt 15%...any suggestions?lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by tanjonhan View Post
    ar.........never say earlier...damn..haha...dunno wad to buy with tt 15%...any suggestions?lol
    Ha.... yeah, I oso looking very very hard.....

    15% left only..... and that sort of like covers shipping so become might as well buy here....
    Snap ?

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