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post #31 of 105
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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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Ask a compensation, not $100 on the actual product but a $100 gift card.
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Yea, this pricing mistake is so far off that it'd be crazy to expect them to match it.
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Or say they are out of stock.
Print out the number in stock at your store location
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Ask a compensation, not $100 on the actual product but a $100 gift card.
It's too late. I'm not even at the store anymore.

Also the manager said that they were firm on only giving money off of a purchase. I asked if there was any kind of compensation, never specifically said gift card though.

Microcenter is only about 20 minutes away from where I live but I'd rather try back tomorrow if the ad isn't axed just so I can catch a new sales rep. Lol. Still doubt I'll get anything.
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i just stopped by the microcenter here in long island/ny and was able to get one. I had the flyer and looked for a female saleperson who didn't seem to know much.

asked her if they still had any of these in stock and somehow got out the door with it for 214 and change.
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i just stopped by the microcenter here in long island/ny and was able to get one. I had the flyer and looked for a female saleperson who didn't seem to know much.

asked her if they still had any of these in stock and somehow got out the door with it for 214 and change.


God damn New Jersey Microcenter.
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i just stopped by the microcenter here in long island/ny and was able to get one. I had the flyer and looked for a female saleperson who didn't seem to know much.

asked her if they still had any of these in stock and somehow got out the door with it for 214 and change.
Pics of recipt or it didn't happen.

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isn't it the law for them to sell it at the price they said there.
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Pics of recipt or it didn't happen.

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I was going to say it but I didn't want to get shown up.

Also isn't the tax rate in Suffolk County, NY something like 8.625 percent? Wouldn't that come out to like $217.24?
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isn't it the law for them to sell it at the price they said there.
It's a murky part of the law when it comes to what's posted on an ad. Especially when the product page itself shows it as $999.99.
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