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^ Even GrizzleBoy got in one this one.
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I think i did do the survey too last weekend but i didn't buy anything cuz i am saving for a new build. It'll be interesting to see how things fold out if EA isn't excusing the people using Origin cuz it's always their end and their fault.

The code was for a free game. Why do the survey for a free game but not redeem the code?
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The code was for a free game. Why do the survey for a free game but not redeem the code?
Maybe he hadn't figured out which one?
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I got Dead Space for free. I tried to use the code again and it said invalid.
    
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Why didn't EA just give a different code to each user who did the survey?
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The code was for a free game. Why do the survey for a free game but not redeem the code?
Maybe he hadn't figured out which one?

But he said the reason he didn't get a game was because he was saving [money] for a new build. So...what's that have to do with a free game? I don't know, just was curious is all.

Well, almost done installing all of mine finally. Does anyone know off-hand what are some of the popular $20 games that require Origin to be running to play?
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I got Dead Space for free. I tried to use the code again and it said invalid.
you had to clear your cookies, add the game to cart, apply code, login, checkout, rinse and repeat then it would work infinite amount of times, the website was getting hit pretty hard so it took about 10-15 mins per game, but I managed to get 3 last night biggrin.gif
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Why didn't EA just give a different code to each user who did the survey?
Someone got lazy.
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Why didn't EA just give a different code to each user who did the survey?
I know they could of easily done this it would just be like a serial Code but they were Too Lazy to make more then one code LOL
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EA will remove the games but leave the accounts intact. That way they can spin this to their advantage...."Origin sees phenomenal growth 3rd quarter with X number of new account registrations."
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