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  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
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  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
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  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
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About two weeks ago, Toys R Us offered the Toy Story Operation Game for $1. The deal was available online, but some orders have been cancelled due to insufficient stock. To compensate, they are offering a free $5 code to use on your next order.

Be sure to check your e-mail if you purchased this game online to see if you got a $5 code!

    • cj

      My Northern Tools order got cancelled too from when they had the $5 code.  No notification; I just went online to check my order status and it said “cancelled”  :(

      • Katie

        Did you have it sent to the store? Mine just disappeared so I contacted them and this is what they said: “The promotional coupons cannot be combined with any other promotional
        deals or offers, and retail store delivery is considered a promotional
        I was a little disappointed because they didn’t seem to care and a lot of people were not notified.

        • cj

          I did have it sent to the store. The thing is that I ordered something that I paid for. (It was more than $5)  I’m researching my bank statement to find a credit from them but haven’t found it yet. I see the charge, but not where they put it back into my account. So……….if they charged me they better believe I’m getting what I ordered. (Not to be nasty or rude). I just find it totally unfair that if it wasn’t supposed to be combined with store pickup then they shouldn’t have allowed it to go thru in the first place.   Ok- my vent for the day. :)

    • Gcbrundage

      My toys r us order was cancelled, I called guest services and talked with a rep who told me they couldn’t back order it and was sorry.  I asked to speak to a manager and she was so nice and gave me the sponge bob operation for $1/game in its place.  That was an more expensive game than the original toys story 3.  Bottom line, I would call and try because it never hurts to try.  I also received the $5 code in an email, so I really scored on this deal.  Thanks Toys R Us for excellent customer service!

    • GentleGracexoxo

      I placed a Toys R Us order for a promotion that if you purchased three HELLO KITTY purchases you received a HELLO KITTY bag (16.99) for free. I received the items I paid for but not the free item , but received an email stating it  ‘cancelled’. I called customer service and inquired and was told I could CALL BACK when it was in stock and they would try to fill it but they had “no way of automatically filling” the order when it came back in stock. I was upset since the only reason I PURCHASED the other items was because the FREE item made it less expensive than other stores. And WHILE they WILL accept returns of purchases made online with a receipt (still in original package) the will NOT give you your money back—they will give you a store credit. I returned the items and politely demanded my money returned to my credit card. Their unwillingness  to substitute an item is fraud. I will not shop their again, not even for something “free”. Caveat emptor. buyer beware!

      • Cgholmes31

        That happened to me last year with a Barbie promotion, i just kept my eye on the out of stock item and called them when it returned in stock and they shipped it free.

    • LW5324

      I received a code and then used it to buy Cooties board game.  With the code, it was also a $1 and with ShopRunner I got free shipping…still worked out for a good deal on a board game gift:)

    • mfra

      That is nice of them to do that. I got my games but a friend of mine got the cancellation e-mail and the $5.00…I m sure they were overwhelmed at the response to that deal and I think the $5.00 is a nice little gesture. Most of the time they are great!

    • Antionetta

      i did get my 5.00 email! nice of toys r us. because i was kinda upset at first.

    • that is what happens when people get greedy. Now people scamming more stuff by b!tching and moaning. 


      • Gcbrundage

        That is not a correct statement! You should really exclude nasty comments!

    • Meghanchavez

      Found this game for $5 at big lots. Ended up being cheaper than paying shipping.

    • Tracycook79

      my toys r us took our phone numbers telling us they would call when they got them in (as of sunday early afternoon they had none).  maybe i should call and check that……

    • Sarahoconnor

      Has anyone gotten the coupon when their order was cancelled after only a few hours?  Mine was cancelled three hours after I ordered it, but I didn’t get a coupon.  Guess I could try customer service.

    • Akegata

      i used a $5 code and after few hours they canceled this order too. and i can not use this code again.  i just don’t have a good luck with toysrus.

    • Don’t forget that you can get a 30 day free trial of Shop Runner where you will get 2 day shipping for free (be sure you are getting things marked with the Shop Runner logo) so with the $5 off it’s going to be a pretty good deal. I am very impressed for TRU for doing this for us. I am well aware that sometimes when there is a fantastic deal like this one they sell out fast, so I was okay with not even getting the $5. Good job TRU!