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anyone having any issues w/ a purchase? My friend bought a PS3 on amazon recently to get the 60 GC but when he clicked on the link i sent him (directly from slickdeals) it fwded him to a 3rd party seller and he ended up not getting the promotion

I looked at his account today and this morning when I tried to send him the link (AMAZON as the seller), it linked him to a 2nd 3rd party seller, and when we checked an hour ago it linked him to a 3rd 3rd party seller. Other people sent him links from their pages with Amazon as seller but it links to that same 3rd party seller.

Also, when he logs out and looks up PS3, it doesn't link him to Amazon, but a fourth 3rd party seller. Anyone know why that is?

I also had this issue earlier today when I was trying to buy a hyper 212 and noticed that the seller i was buying from was 3rd party and had to click on "other sellers" list to find amazon and add it to cart (which was cheaper). Why would they want to link us to 3rd party sellers instead?

Also, when he goes to his invoice ( isaw it firsthand) and clicks on his purchase, it links him to a different 3rd party seller than the 3rd party seller he bought it from.

Any ideas?
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I'm not sure if this is a setting but I would send a support ticket to amazon, there may be something going on with his account. Either that or someone hacked his DNS.
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I sent a few complaint emails for him, what's the support ticket? Is that through the help section?
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Should be, it will be listed as contact us or w/e, they may just have you email some will have an online form to fill out.
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Sounds pretty dodgy if its referring him to numerous 3rd party sellers!
I'd get your money back asap if possible, just in case something funny is going on.


Personally i wouldn't trust a name like 'slickdeals'.. they sound like the people who drive around shopping centre carparks in umarked white vans selling home theater and stereo goods for a "bargain price"
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Tell him to try use a different computer not at home maybe work, library or something and see if it works then. Normally when I search for stuff on amazon it tells me that amazon themselves or other sellers selling the same item, ive never had a problem like this or with amazon before only late delivery
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It doesn't because I logged into his account from my place and got the same results, but when I log out i get different results and when I log into my account i get different results too.
Edited by mylilpony - 6/19/11 at 10:53am
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All I can think of is his account has been hacked or he might have changed his search preferences. Get him to make a new account and see if its normal like yours if not try get amazon call you or you call them to speak about it over the phone if emailing them dont help
Edited by Frankie - 6/20/11 at 1:34am
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