Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to If you are reading this, you are a new user at and would like to know more about the site and how to find things around here!

Desi Dime is all about saving a lot of dimes… We all love shopping but it becomes more fun when you can use coupon codes and make the deal sweeter. Its a user driven website and we also welcome you to post good deal, if you come across one.

How do I earn dimes?

In simple words, by giving back to the community. By being a frugal shopaholic. Every few months, we will come up with new ways to earn more dimes. But if you follow the mantra, you are guaranteed to receive gifts at your doorsteps while saving a lot of money.

Please remember that any unfair means of earning dimes will result into instant ban and all your dimes will be instantly revoked. Be fair, make an effort and you can take away great gifts for you and your family.

How many dimes will I earn for an activity?

You can earn on following activities:

Activities Dimes
Registration (for a limited period) 50
Follow us on Facebook (Read more) 10
Follow us on Twitter (Read more) 20
Posting a new deal that gets promoted to front page 10
Posting a product review that gets5-star rating and gets approved by moderator 10
Posting a new deal that is not a repost.(daily cap of 15 dimes) 1

How do I start earning dimes?

Its simple. Join Us today and start earning dimes.

What gifts can I get?

Check out our Gift Shop to select gifts from a wide range of products. We will be adding more gifts in the future.

How do I redeem dimes for gifts?

You will require a minimum of 199 dimes to redeem your first gift.
Once you have decided the gift from our gift shop, just fill in the form with all required details.
And your gift will be shipped to you directly.

Why is there daily cap in certain categories?

We encourage you to post as many deals as you find. However, to maintain the quality of deals submitted and benefit other members of the community, we have enforced a cap on dimes, you can earn in some categories. Once you have reached the cap on a given day, you will earn no more dimes, in that category. However, it does not prevent you for earning dimes in other category. For example, If you submit 20 new deals today, you will get only Dimes only for the 15 hottest deals you have posted. There are no dimes given for coupon submission.

My dimes were revoked. Why?

Sorry I guess you were trying to be cheeky!!!, Did you re-submit a deal? Did you start a duplicate topic? Did you use Ctrl + c and Ctrl + v to post the product review? If your answer is "yes" for any of the above question, you know why ;), if your answer is no send us a mail at [email protected], and we will surely look into it.

I follow you on facebook/twitter/instagram. However, I never got my 10 dimes

Thank you for following on facebook/twitter/instagram. We cannot automatically track if you are our social media fan at this point. You need to email us desidime user name, facebook profile url and / or twitter id / instagram handle at [email protected] once you follow us on facebook/twitter/instagram and 10 dimes will be added to your account within 48 hours.

Can I transfer dimes to my best friend?

Sorry, that feature is not available. All dimes are non-transferrable.

Can I convert my dimes to hard cold cash?

Sorry, that feature is not available. But, you can always redeem it for exciting gifts.

What is the value of each dime?

Roughly, 1 dime equals to 1 Indian Rupee. However, it can fluctuate over time like any other currency.

***Community users inserting meaningless/useless posts or product reviews will not be entitled for gifts. Banning such users will be at sole discretion of Desi Dime management and cannot be challenged.