Up until last week, Staples POS systems would allow you to buy third party gift cards using Staples gift cards. It was very highly cashier YMMV, but if you’re friendly with your store’s cashiers, this could have been a play for you. However, according to a HH last week, it seems they have now hardcoded against this. The reader believes they rolled out a new POS update recently. Another one bites the dust.