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Take a look; it's been bouncing for a while now:



I got it when it was $30.
Just direct people to amazon, if enough people buy it elsewhere they will put the pricing back. And amazon cares more about giving you a low price than making $20 extra off of you
    
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I just saw a Newegg commercial on TV a day or two ago... maybe they need to charge more to make up for advertising?
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Supply/demand....

Why are so many people calling newegg evil for doing this? It is simple economics....
I get that it is a popular product, but when other sites offer it for 20-30 newegg is just using its popularity and reputation for always having the lowest prices to take advantage of their customers.

It's understandable but shady in my opinion.
    
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How dare you newegg for being a business and rising/lowering prices on supply and demand!!!!!

Everybody should boycotts newegg for this!
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it's 29.51 from Amazon directly. 3rd party sellers on amazon for more.
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post #26 of 43
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How dare you newegg for being a business and rising/lowering prices on supply and demand!!!!!

Everybody should boycotts newegg for this!
You should read the rest of the thread before posting..

I didn't say newegg's actions are evil/not understandable. I can't say I wouldn't do something similar in their position, it is the fact that everyone else sells it for cheaper and that newegg is using [abusing?] their reputation as a low price pc part seller to get customers to overpay by 20+dollars on a product that I have a problem with.

edit: and to clarify, if the customer isn't smart enough to search around before buying a product assuming it is the lowest price they aren't exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer, but I still stand by my statement that it is somewhat shady that newegg would take advantage of this.
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post #27 of 43
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I get that it is a popular product, but when other sites offer it for 20-30 newegg is just using its popularity and reputation for always having the lowest prices to take advantage of their customers.

It's understandable but shady in my opinion.
It addition, every business does that. I mean, from time to time you see certain items for sale at this one store, etc and while you go there to shop and buy that one thing, then you might buy something else because of the convenience.


For the CM212+, I have always been recommending Amazon for more than a 1yr given the price+shipping -->
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post #28 of 43
once on tigerdirect's site, something was priced at like $14999.99, I should have screenshotted it, whatever it was, its normal price was under $500 for sure

probably an employees joke, as opposed to a mistake
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Supply and demand...
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I got it for $30 including shipping last week from Directron.
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