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Man this thread makes me laugh so hard. Not only people demanding that they get it for that price. But the fact people saying i will buy it and resell it to other people. Most do it to bring in people and then say price was wrong. So hoping they will actually buy something else while they are there.

Also as a side note:
Most stores don't even have the products they advertise in the sales paper. But it just gets people in the store. And again hoping they will buy something else to not waste a trip to town.
First of all the ad is not on paper, it's on their website and second of all bringing people in and telling them you don't have it and offer a different priced item is called "bait and switch" which to the best of my knowledge is illegal and or unethical and generally frowned upon by consumer protection laws such as the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
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I know in NY if they advertise it then they have to honor it. No idea about other states though.

I got quite a few things because of best buy screw ups
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post #53 of 105
I got my 875k for $199 at launch. It was supposed to be a $399 chip. MicroCenter Misprint. So yeah, they honored it, its the law.
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Guess what 5 are in stock at my place and Texas law states ads must
be truthful and lawful. I will buy it and sell it for 800$ or
keep it. 400$ for me 0$ for you. I think you now understand what
i mean.

Good deal, let me know how that works out for you.

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First of all the ad is not on paper, it's on their website and second of all bringing people in and telling them you don't have it and offer a different priced item is called "bait and switch" which to the best of my knowledge is illegal and or unethical and generally frowned upon by consumer protection laws such as the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
Sales paper or internet it doesn't matter, same principal. Mistakes happen, if it is on the internet or printed paper. Welcome to the wonderful world of life.

So you are saying you are going to take legal actions because you didn't get it for a price mistake? You do realize you are overreacting and the cost to get a lawyer involved and court cost right?

And honestly if you had that much money to take it to court you wouldn't be worried about a $200 cpu price mistake then. But good luck and let me know how it turns out though.
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Good deal, let me know how that works out for you.



Sales paper or internet it doesn't matter, same principal. Mistakes happen, if it is on the internet or printed paper. Welcome to the wonderful world of life.

So you are saying you are going to take legal actions because you didn't get it for a price mistake? You do realize you are overreacting and the cost to get a lawyer involved and court cost right?

And honestly if you had that much money to take it to court you wouldn't be worried about a $200 cpu price mistake then. But good luck and let me know how it turns out though.
You could also sue for hardship this has caused you, stress, legal fees, hair loss, and all sorts of crazy things

Edit: Under laws like the NJ or NY customer protection you don't sue them. You call the Attorney General and they will take care of it.
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You people are dreaming.

Paying full price > Getting a lawyer
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post #57 of 105
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Guess what 5 are in stock at my place and Texas law states ads must
be truthful and lawful. I will buy it and sell it for 800$ or
keep it. 400$ for me 0$ for you. I think you now understand what
i mean.
Wait... the cpu costs $200, and you're planning on selling it for $800.

$800 - $200 =/= $400...

Looks like $0 for you too <3

Oh, and you sound like a spoiled 12 year old. You're not entitled to everything you want...
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I know in NY if they advertise it then they have to honor it. No idea about other states though.

I got quite a few things because of best buy screw ups
i'm close to the westbury NY store. i am sure that the GM will honor the ad. seen it first hand several times.
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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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anyone feel like doing some shopping for those not near microcenter
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