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post #11 of 24
I'm sure UPS covered the cost of it, so Newegg probably doesn't care, they got the money back for it.
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post #12 of 24
Free laptop!! Dont worry it was paid by usps insurance. Count your blessings and be happy!
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Free laptop!! Dont worry it was paid by usps insurance. Count your blessings and be happy!
UPS insurance. If that's the case, I'm SUPER HAPPY RIGHT NOW!
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post #14 of 24
Here's how it would go down.

"Hey Newegg it actually showed up"

Newegg charges you the money.

That took about 20 seconds.

If Newegg was already credited (which I doubt they were).

"Hey UPS, you found the package, here is your money back"


And here's how shipping disputes work at my place of business... There is exactly a 30 day window to file a dispute between us and the shipper. Then there is an additional 30 day window to find the item.

Just because you don't want to be honest doesn't mean Newegg won't be honest to UPS.

And in regards of your loyalty to Newegg.... They'd get double the money if they themselves decided to lie to UPS. And you'd bet out "nothing"
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post #15 of 24
Give it a week. You might still get charged. $580 isn't something to gamble over in this situation.

Just playing devil's advocate.
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post #16 of 24
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Give it a week. You might still get charged. $580 isn't something to gamble over in this situation.

Just playing devil's advocate.
This is exactly what I'm thinkin. I'm not gonna open the package. I'll just wait a couple weeks and keep checking to see if I get charged.
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post #17 of 24
Keep it. Morals be damned. You just got a free laptop, bro.
    
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post #18 of 24
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Keep it. Morals be damned. You just got a free laptop, bro.
Well... It's been a week, and it's now the 1st of November. I think it's pretty safe to say I just "won the lottery" on a minor scale. The comp does have a few minor problems..

Problem 1) The idiot who had the laptop before me clearly didn't know how to take the laptop apart and broke some of the latches on the top left of the laptop (the cover over the hinges of the G53, it's just for looks, and only a few tabs are broken, so it still holds well)

Problem 2) I've got the "power button" problem. It won't turn on. I've figured out two solutions that work.

*Unplug the battery and the charger and hold down the power button for 30 sec.

or

*Permanently unplug the track pad connector.

I've gone with solution number 2 as it's a gaming laptop, so I'd rarely use the track pad anyway.

The specs are sweet and it stays ice cold. I'd love to throw in an SSD soon.

*i7 2630qm
*10gb 1333 ram
*500gb 7200rpm hdd
*460m

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X-Mas came early for you this year
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X-Mas came early for you this year
Yeah it did! And on top of that.. My account (that's 4 yrs old) let me use newcustomer10 today to make http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16826106328R $45!
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