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Topic: How much SACD money do you buy at a time?

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Bob N.

Subject: How much SACD money do you buy at a time?
Date Posted: 5/18/2008 2:17 PM ET
Member Since: 5/5/2007
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Each time you buy, there's the 50 cent processing fee so the larger amount you buy, the more you save per 49 cent fee when you get a cd.  On the other hand, you potentially could never use money you put in there if you put too much.  I just needed some in there and bought $5 worth.  How much do you buy at a time?

kayote (Kayote B.)

Date Posted: 5/20/2008 2:12 PM ET
Member Since: 5/28/2006
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I tend to buy 11 CDs worth ($5.39).  I think once I bought 20 CDs worth.  I make sure to buy it in 49 cent increments so I could spend it down to $0.

I request CDs fairly slowly so I don't want much money tied up. I find more CDs in the bazaar that aren't listable in the database than I do listed.

iamthed (Alex D.)

Date Posted: 5/20/2008 2:43 PM ET
Member Since: 8/7/2006
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I'm the same as Kayote, I usually buy 11 CD's worth at a time.

RadioActive (Dennis B.)

Date Posted: 5/21/2008 12:25 PM ET
Member Since: 4/23/2007
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11 CD's worth.

Bob N.

Date Posted: 5/23/2008 12:46 PM ET
Member Since: 5/5/2007
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Thanks for the input.  My last time was $5 as that's what it was when I joined but buying the exact amount makes much more sense.

vLame (Jon H.)

Date Posted: 7/27/2008 3:44 AM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2008
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why does it even cost $ to freakin' request here? it doesn't on SwapaDVD or PBS [WTF srsly], jeez. FIX THIS!

Last Edited on: 7/27/08 3:56 AM EST - Total times edited: 1
Angeleyes (Linda R.)

Date Posted: 8/11/2008 3:36 PM ET
Member Since: 7/20/2008
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I have been buying $5 worth each time but after reading the posts above, I'm going to up it to $5.39.