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November 12, 2010

Weekly Cinema BLOWS UP

How many $10 bills could you sell for $5.  Well bunches.  That is basically what http://weeklycinema.com was doing with discounted movie tickets.  At Tippr we promoted the offer for them and sold thousands.  Customers love discounted movie tickets.  We could have sold an infinite number of $10 bills for $5.  The real question always in the back of my mind How long can you sell $10 bills for $5?  Well we got the answer today from Weekly Cinema: 

Notice to be posted on www.weeklycinema.com

Thank you for visiting Weekly Cinema. The future of Weekly Cinema is under review. While this review is being performed, we are not able to process or redeem movie ticket coupons.  We are working with our deal site partners to achieve a refund for the unused movie tickets and promo codes in your Weekly Cinema account in an amount of up to the price paid for each of the unused movie ticket coupons.

A Hotline phone number to provide additional information about Weekly Cinema is being set up. Please provide your Weekly Cinema user ID in the box below if you would like us to email you when an update is available. Otherwise, check the site later today for further updates.
Bummer for all the Weekly Cinema customers.  I am one of them. I had not redeemed all my tickets yet and the site won’t let you anymore. so I am emailing weekly cinema for a refund, but I am afraid they are bankrupt.  Ouch.  As a deal site, Tippr will try to keep our customers happy, but we are out the money also.  This is not going to be fun for anyone.

Posted by Martin at November 12, 2010 10:11 AM

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Hey Martin,
Yeah that totally sucks that they went bankrupt but you competitors Groupon and Living Social are providing excellent customer service and issuing refunds plus some extra incentive. Whereas Tippr won't even reply to my emails or call me back. I can't even reach the customer service department. Maybe you're focusing on your white label projects, either way your customers need some help and a response!

Posted by: David Hsu Author Profile Page at November 15, 2010 2:51 PM

David, sorry you are having problems. We are providing credits and have a separate phone number for support. sorry for the delay. email me directly your voucher number and the email you set up your account with and I will get you taken care of martin at tippr.com

Posted by: ministeroforder Author Profile Page at November 17, 2010 1:43 PM

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