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So here is the story, I ordered the CE edition of Batman Arkham City and the normal edition of Resistance 3 back in august. Resistance 3 was shipped to me with no problem upon release date. Batman Arkham City on the other hand is a different story.

To make a long story short, the game shipped to my city and then was lost, after 3 days of me messing with the post office I called Best Buy and they said they would ship out my entire order (I didnt think that also included Resistance 3 at the time). Three days later the post office called and told me my lost package had been found on the supervisor's desk. So its is in my possession now. The day before I was notified my replacement game was shipped and it included resistance 3 (because I bought both games on the same order). So the replacement game and resistance 3 is here...what should I do? Should I hold onto it and see if best buy contacts me wanting it back? Should I contact them? Should I sell it, ebay it....make it a freebie on here, part it out?

If I do hang onto it and decide to sell it or give it away I dont want a phone call from them a few months down the road saying I owe them....anyone have any experience with that happening to them. Guys please give me your opinion!
    
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They accidentally gave you two copies. You paid for one. Unless you have some kind of grudge against Best Buy, call them and ask them if they want it back.
    
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It's not your fault. Keep it thumb.gif
    
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Best to call and try to return it. If they say you can keep the game, then enjoy it guilt free. thumb.gif
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I say call Best Buy and be honest and explain the situation. If they tell you to ship it back at your expense, then refuse and demand that they pay for shipping. Ask them to schedule a pick-up at your place so that all you have to do is leave the box on your front steps.
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Hold on to them for a week or two first to see if they contact you. Then if you are short on cash I would sell them. If you have no cash flow problems I guess return them. Might be worth less hassle in the future. I doubt they would stress much over 2 games. Just my 2c

edit: now that I think about it maybe just calling up front would be better. . .
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I would call Best Buy and let them know about the mishap. Odds are they will let you keep the game, or they will likely give you some sort of credit for returning the items. Honesty is key.
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I would keep it and try to sell it. (I hate Best buy with a passion.)
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I would keep it and try to sell it. (I hate Best buy with a passion.)

Fair enough. But, may I ask why you hate Best Buy with a passion?
    
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In my opinion I would do the right thing and return it. Like users stated above unless you have a grudge against them or are in desperate need of money then I would keep it but even then I would return it as they really didnt do anything to you.
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