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October 05, 2011, 07:01:41 AM
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Is it safe to trade bitcoins for AMAZON/NEWEGG gift cards? I mean what are the guarantees the codes/cards will work when you enter them?

I'd like to buy some AMAZON/NEWEGG vouchers with bitcoins, hopefully at 60% of card price but I'm not sure if it is wise to do this.
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October 05, 2011, 09:10:18 AM
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As in anything, people may try to scam you..
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October 05, 2011, 09:35:29 AM
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You can try to look for trusted sellers or sellers who have already completed a few transactions with other users. Ask other users about the person you are buying from. This will help you stay safe, hopefully. You can also hire an escrow if necessary.
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October 05, 2011, 05:51:43 PM
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is http://www.btcbuy.info/ legit?Can you  get better rates?
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October 05, 2011, 06:02:13 PM
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Those guys are charging a premium for buying with BTC, but it may be worth it. I'm not sure if they're legit or not.

People will usually trade Amazon/Newegg GCs on #bitcoin-otc if you ask, and there you'll have a rating system to make sure the person is not a scammer.
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October 05, 2011, 07:13:57 PM
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Yes, I have done it at bitspend.com
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October 06, 2011, 01:25:27 PM
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What was their rate?I'm keen to know because I want to order some high powered graphics cards
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