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post #21 of 105
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian;13789421 
There's a difference between false advertising and an honest pricing mistake.

I think there are laws in other countries where you have to honor incorrect pricing, I don't believe it applies in the US.

Hopefully we are better then that. Would be stupid for a place of business open for our convenience, to have to honor a price misprint. People always want to cheat the system though, and someone will try and scream false advertising or something. Its these people that help make prices rise as it is. Company gets screwed for something like a misprinted price, all there prices have to rise across the board to make up for the money they lost.

Its kinda like theft. Someone steals something from a store, then months later complains that the cost of this or that has went up, they can usually thank themselves.
Edited by Chuckclc - 6/7/11 at 3:29pm
post #22 of 105
at MY MICROECNETER they are selling the X58A-UD5 rev 2.0 for $200, and the UD7 for $210 and the UD3R for $210 LOL. They are REALLY screwing up, i went to the store and it was that price, i was so tempted to buy the UD7 and resell it!

I bet you can buy it for that price no joke.
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post #23 of 105
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Originally Posted by kenolak;13789419 
That's nothing!
supacheap.jpg


Ha ha!!
Sorry. I agree with the not honoring price errors. Plus it's fairly easy to edit pages with things like firebug... JS cheers.gif A $200 990x would be nice though.

is that realy what it said for you? or did you edit it? cause i got the same price set up when i went to microcenter.com
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post #24 of 105
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That's why I'm hawking the Microcenter website on my laptop and waiting for the banner to refresh to that ad. If it does I'm going to put my lappie to sleep and take it with me to the store. Hard to manipulate a webpage as it's still in your browser. smile.gif

EDIT: GOT IT ON MEH BROWSAH! WOOT!

Gonna call first though.

No it's easy to change things in the browser tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by eskamobob1;13789559 
is that realy what it said for you? or did you edit it? cause i got the same price set up when i went to microcenter.com

LOL. If only ... And no that's edited with firebug. Mine anyway.
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Retail rule. If it says the price. It must be honored.

Go into the store. Have them pull it, and if it says $199. They have to do it. If not call corporate and complain.
post #26 of 105
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LOL. If only ... And no that's edited with firebug. Mine anyway.

lol... sry... i mean i got the same pice on the 990x tongue.gif... i wish a 2600k was $10 tongue.gif
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I didn't edit anything.. Just went back to MC website and refreshed a couple of times and got the same thing..
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post #28 of 105
its a response to AMD Bulldozer, plus you know Mircocenter has them uber Intel deals. biggrin.gif

In for 1. rolleyes.gif
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Well guys I'll be the first one to come back and answer this with certainty. Just took a trip to Microcenter with the page on my browser. Sale rep didn't believe what was before his eyes so he checked himself. Lo and behold he saw the same thing and print screen'd and brought it to his manager. Came back 10 minutes later and told me that it was a misprint (doh.gif) and that the best they could do was give me $100 off their price.

He then went on to say that the website is operated by a off site company or some crap like that and the pricing therefore on ad banners cannot be taken concretely unless the actual product page says the same price.

It's still something but I didn't want to drop $900 on it. The manager was already on the phone with corporate telling them their error.

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post #30 of 105
I want to move to America, stuff is so cheap there.
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