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PA sale moving up to September?
Posted: 17 August 2012 12:20 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Just saw this in the newsletter.  The PA sale was usually in November, wasn’t it?

I can’t object to it moving, since the sale Juggernaut of PC Anniversary/PA Sale/December Sale was always rough on the mad money account (and can’t have been good for the PA’s either, with a couple of other stores also having big sales at the end of the year)  Just kinda caught me off guard a little.

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Posted: 17 August 2012 12:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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saw that too. guess I’ll need to pinch some pennies.

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Posted: 17 August 2012 12:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I got that newsletter too.

Might have been even nicer to consider shifting it earlier yet, (maybe next year) and give us a break between it and the PC Aniversary. They’ll still be back-to back, but in the opposite order.

Still, it gives us November to catch our breaths before the December hullaballoo.

At least on this site. I suspect RDNA will still be doing their big November sale.

Although I nearly missed the announcement, having been distracted by what i suspect is a preview of Stephanie 5. They used the S-word. Any guesses? End of this month?

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Posted: 17 August 2012 01:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Gaaahh, thanks for the heads-up, totally slipped by me. Not sure if it’s for the best, but we’ll see.

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Posted: 17 August 2012 02:43 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Will anyone have any money left?

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Posted: 17 August 2012 03:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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anikad - 17 August 2012 02:43 PM

Will anyone have any money left?

Heh, I nearly didn’t a couple of years ago, in the Year Of Sales That Never Ended…  wink

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Posted: 17 August 2012 04:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Blast, I’m away from home for half of September, browsing via my Kindle is not my favourite thing!

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Posted: 17 August 2012 04:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Well that news put an end to the current sale right quickly for me.
Save that money!

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Posted: 17 August 2012 06:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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This is my first year with DAZ. What should I expect for the PA sale. I know PA is published artist, but what kind of sales do they have? Is it like 50% off so-and-so’s store, maybe changing each day. Or does DAZ just select a few items each day, like the 50% off customer appreciation sale weekend items? Give me some hints to build up my anticipation!

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Posted: 17 August 2012 07:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Yeah, basically. We never know the order of the PAs taking part, and the ones who do often release a new product on their day, which starts out at 50% and drops to the usual 30% off when their day is over. It’s done in groups, so there is usually more than one PA per day of the sale.

The 50% off sales of the different PAs stores only last for something like 48 hours, so you need to move quick.

At the end the years that I’ve taken part there is usually a catch-up sale, in case you missed a vendor’s day, but the discount is not 50%.

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Posted: 17 August 2012 08:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Thanks, JOdel. Sounds like time to build up the wishlist and save up money.

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Posted: 17 August 2012 08:34 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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There’s also occasionally something else going on - like a challenge thread where people try to fit as many of the PA sale items into a single render as they can, etcetera.

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Posted: 17 August 2012 08:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Valandar - 17 August 2012 08:34 PM

There’s also occasionally something else going on - like a challenge thread where people try to fit as many of the PA sale items into a single render as they can, etcetera.

That sounds like fun. I guess you’d have to buy a lot to win that challenge!
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Posted: 18 August 2012 03:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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The PA sale is usually one of the most expensive months for a lot of people, because the PA’s all tend to offer at least one brand new item up for sale.

My reccomendation is to make sure you are subscribed to the thread from the very first day it appears, so you don’t miss a thing.

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Posted: 18 August 2012 04:29 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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I’m not finding that subscriptions are working properly though. I don’t always get replies for all the threads I’m subscribed to.

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Posted: 18 August 2012 07:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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I usually manage to stick to my monthly budget during the PA sale. The next month’s budget, admittedly, but still.

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