^ I'm sure I read others with this issue too dude... I was already registered from the start of my account, to get the shotgun/elegy, and have had so many $250k's along with the rebate, a couple of other bits n pieces too I imagine that I totally lost track.
Though I believe the award you were meant to get was exclusive to non-R* social users to sign up/transfer, as, like I said, I think for longer term current gen players, as the guys that were already signed up/transfered were getting these exclusive discounts and cash awards/extra's... The 'Awarded $250k' thread has more on these, I did help to try to understand the criteria, but it just seemed pointless, lol... Every time we found a common theme, others would soon attest to different reasons that all just made sense, some numpties, but it just became so varied that I'm convinced it's just them picking random letters or something totally random to give players freebies to, on different tiers it seemed potentially too, discounts, $100k, $150k, $200k, $250k, $500k even later on... (If that made sense).
Still, I found random was nice, and free was free... I got a couple of things cheap, but like another said, and certainly once you get to a certain point, personal sales are usually for things you've already gotten, hell, I know I had the gold aircraft/Kuruma on sale more than once away from the usual general Tuesday sales of recent times... Thought it was a sweet touch, and pleasing to see it wasn't manipulated like many a good thing is here, lol...
Last year I was full of praise for this game's longevity and DLC consistently coming... This year, there's just been so much either repeating it all, or full of errors and issues, the PC version looks (to me, a non-PC user) just dreadful, a la old gen... Money wipes too, a couple of times now big errors have happened... Madness.
Mixed with what I feel can be childish stuff, a further lack of balance, reducing options, paywalls/time eaters, and recycled missions. The game, after a spell away, certainly doesn't look like it's gotten any better at all, completely the opposite to me...
Still, I enjoyed my time until it got too much, and can't wait for both RDR and GTA's future instalments.
(Oops, bit of a ramble... Quiet day, lol...)