Man Uses 17-Year-Old Coupon For Frozen Pizza Bundled With PC Game

The man known as the Lazy Game Reviewer was given by a viewer an old copy of the 1997 combat flight sim Red Baron 2 for the PC, and inside was a coupon for 75 cents off a Red Baron frozen pizza.

The coupon did not have an expiration date, however, and so our lazy friend took it to a grocery store to try to use it. Lo and behold, it actually worked.

The moral of this story, of course, is that you definitely need to buy a bunch of old PC games off eBay or Amazon Marketplace like right now. The other moral is that there should be more coupons in boxed games.


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    Seems sort of silly to throw away a rare coupon like that, but I guess since it was used to make a video I guess it can be excused. :)

    Red Baron, classic game there.

    Oh man I miss Red Baron frozen pizza. It can't possibly be as good as I remember it being, but still.

    Pizza and video games = extreme fatness. Anyway, pizza from a chain store is not all that tasty. Go to a local independent pizza store and experience some flavour. Do yourself a favour and walk there and back.

    Thing is, in 1997 75 cents may have been a significant discount. Unfortunately not so much in 2014.

    Last edited 10/03/14 9:21 pm

      Using an inflation calculator, that would only be $1.09 today.
      If it was in 1975, then it would have been $3.26.
      I don't know how much the Pizza would cost though.

        Well yeah the pizzas themselves even in 1997 would have been cheaper back then, meaning that 75 cents represented a higher percentage of the pizza's total cost. I can't find any information on how much frozen pizzas in the US cost in 1997 though.

    Sounds like a spin-off to me. Extreme couponing, Retro gaming edition.

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