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# 1 C-Point Gifts Codes
10-08-2010, 03:06 PM
03/02/11: Now available: http://www.startrekonline.com/ataritokencards

The original point of this thread was to ask for C-Points to be giftable to another player. As of 03/02/11, this is now possible! Yay!

Here was my original post:
Quote:
I wish there was a way to send C-Points to another player as a gift.

I have friends who play STO, and I think it would be nice to send them some shiney colored pixels for the holidays (yes, I start my Christmas shopping early, heh).

Ideally the way I see it work is that our own account page let's us purchase a "CP Gift Code" - same prices as normal CP purchases, so $6.25 gets you a code worth 500CP. Buy the Gift Code and the screen displays one of those long alphanumeric codes (or I suppose the game can e-mail it to you). Then we can send that code to anyone (or even use it for ourselves later if we change our minds). The code is typed into a player's redeem page and >poof< they get the CP.

I think this would be nice for any sort of gift-giving (holidays, birthdays, etc.), but also as rewards for Fleet Promotions, Player Sponsored PvP events, etc.

Any chance of something like this happening in time for Christmas 2010?
03/02/11: Now available: http://www.startrekonline.com/ataritokencards
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# 2
10-08-2010, 04:37 PM
I like this idea...
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# 3
10-08-2010, 09:40 PM
/signed

I'm all for gifting either CP, or the actual items (you basically would open someone else's C-Store for purchasing, but would use your own CP).
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# 4
10-09-2010, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by DocDove
...I'm all for gifting either CP, or the actual items (you basically would open someone else's C-Store for purchasing, but would use your own CP).
Yeah, that would be another way, if the C-Store had a "gift" check box or something, you buy and if checked, you're prompted the account name and the item is mailed to the player. Cool idea.
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# 5
10-09-2010, 12:56 PM
signed

i like the idea of being able to buy my friends things since they dont shop online much
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# 6
10-13-2010, 04:53 PM
ooooooo!

Add me to the list! I would like to send my friend some cryptic points for Christmas and such!
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# 7
10-13-2010, 06:07 PM
This is a much-needed addition to the game, IMO.
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# 8
10-13-2010, 06:10 PM
I don't think another way to earn revenue is good for this game.

/unsigned

What? Threads here has to have some form of negativity, yes?
/signed btw
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# 9
10-13-2010, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Chat
I don't think another way to earn revenue is good for this game.

/unsigned

What? Threads here has to have some form of negativity, yes?
/signed btw
As my godfather says to me: never start a sentence with the words "I don't think."
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# 10
10-13-2010, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Cosmic_One View Post
As my godfather says to me: never start a sentence with the words "I don't think."
Well I don't. I'm a terrible mess in chess. People have tried to figure out a strategy... Kinda fails when I do all the moves at random. (beat the bf 4 times in a row and friends are starting to complain)
And thats after like 8 years of not playing chess. :p



But my insanity aside... It is a good idea.
I got a friend I would love to buy stuff for. He plays with time cards and I can stand being in a team with him for more than 5 minutes and a $5-$10 here or there is no issue for me when it comes to friends.
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