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post #1 of 9
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MSI rebate program is the worst i seen so far.
i wasted $1 on the quick approval option. it should have only taken 3 weeks at most with that.

1/6/2012 11:44:18 PM Claim Created
1/6/2012 11:47:24 PM Claim Completed, Awaiting Receipt of Documentation
1/27/2012 11:27:03 AM Documentation Received View Documentation
2/27/2012 1:11:32 PM Claim was Approved
3/7/2012 4:44:45 PM Reward Card processing

almost 4 months later and i still havent see it...

dont waste that $1 on the NO-WAIT rebate BS.
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I did the cheap option, and its been 6 weeks
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Originally Posted by Coolwaters View Post

MSI rebate program is the worst i seen so far.

On average when I deal with MSI rebates, it usually takes about 6 to 8 weeks to receive it...The time it takes really doesn't bother me as long as I get the rebate thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by drBlahMan View Post

On average when I deal with MSI rebates, it usually takes about 6 to 8 weeks to receive it...The time it takes really doesn't bother me as long as I get the rebate thumb.gif

did you do the no wait?
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did you do the no wait?

Nah, I would not even bother with it. I've never trusted quick-process rebate offers. I've always been fine with the regular process.
post #6 of 9
If you're in the US it is against the law for a company not to honor a MIR in the time frame that they say or is paid for.
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post #7 of 9
Patriot, asus and corsair no wait process is excellent. You get them in like 2-3 weeks at least in my case. I usually don't bother buying anything that has MSI, Biostar or OCZ rebates because usually never get them.
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I've used the quick/no wait option.. it's still slow as hell. Seems like they only do the paperwork once a month or something.
    
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post #9 of 9
rebates take awhile. You could call to see if it will get them to get going faster... but its not unheard of for a rebate to take 8 weeks or even longer. It was approved and now its processing so all you have to do now is be patient.
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