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Offline james

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Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« on: May 22, 2019, 11:29:22 PM »
I was recommended this forum on reddit as Ive been trying to get SDCC badges for years and wanted advice on how to get some for next year. They said buying groups are the best way I obviously understand the idea of it but how exactly does it work out who would I talk to etc.


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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2019, 08:02:06 AM »
The moderators may have better information, but I think this forum is a good place to start


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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2019, 08:44:02 AM »
We will be posting about buying groups for 2020 after this year’s con.

Essentially, a buying group is a group of people who work together to get badges. Since everyone who gets to the buying screen can buy up to 3 badges, anyone who gets in uses extra buying slots for others in the group. This means that the group buys more efficiently, which increases everyone’s chances.

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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2019, 10:18:49 AM »
Welcome James!  Both TJ and sessions answered pretty well but I just want to toss in that this is a great community for info about the con.  Stick around and you'll benefit from not just the buying group, but all the other great info as well.  Good luck and I hope to see you are the con in 2020!
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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2019, 02:02:42 PM »
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Welcome James!  Both TJ and sessions answered pretty well but I just want to toss in that this is a great community for info about the con.  Stick around and you'll benefit from not just the buying group, but all the other great info as well.  Good luck and I hope to see you are the con in 2020!

Thank you! and I sure hope so I'm still trying to adjust to how this site works hopefully im replying to your message haha

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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2019, 02:05:57 PM »
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We will be posting about buying groups for 2020 after this year’s con.

Essentially, a buying group is a group of people who work together to get badges. Since everyone who gets to the buying screen can buy up to 3 badges, anyone who gets in uses extra buying slots for others in the group. This means that the group buys more efficiently, which increases everyone’s chances.

That definitely sounds beneficial! So if I wanted to also get my family in the buy group would I have to also create them an account on here as well?

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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2019, 02:09:18 PM »
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That definitely sounds beneficial! So if I wanted to also get my family in the buy group would I have to also create them an account on here as well?

That's correct.

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Re: Questions on how buying groups work on this forum
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2019, 02:22:12 PM »
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That's correct.

Ah okay thank you for that heads up!