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post #1 of 12
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I think the topic gets the general idea across.
I found an online retailer that was selling 42" 1080p Panasonic LCD's for a very low price. Naturally, I purchased a good number of them with hopes of turning a profit.
Hours after submitting my order and having my credit card post the charges, the retailer has cancelled my order and voided the charges. The price was clear, in a "here's the original price, and here's what we're charging you" way. Are they under no obligation to give me my order?
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No Gnerally they have something that says prices are subject to change, and they reserve the right to cancel any orders or something of that nature. It happens every time a website posts a wrong price. A bunch of people go on and order a bunch of the item, and just about every one of them gets cancelled... On a rare occasion the earliest orders get the merchandise, and generally that's because they ordered one or two.
     
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post #3 of 12
As long as they give you 100% of your money back, that is about all they are obligated to do.
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That's a shame.
They were 42" Panasonic 1080p LCD's, for $2.49 each.

I bought 170 of them.
Lol.
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post #5 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

That's a shame.
They were 42" Panasonic 1080p LCD's, for $2.49 each.
I bought 170 of them.
Lol.

OH wow, lol, and you were wondering if they were obligated to give you your order? They'd go bankrupt!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

That's a shame.
They were 42" Panasonic 1080p LCD's, for $2.49 each.
I bought 170 of them.
Lol.

My tea was just spluttered over my work keyboard. The first post was so serious and misleading, and it comes to this.


Epic Sir. Epic.
post #7 of 12
this reminds me of that cellphone company that posted hard drives for 5$, i5-3450's for 5$, gtx 550tis for a few $ and such on amazon. basically almost a whole computer build under 50$ was posted.
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

That's a shame.
They were 42" Panasonic 1080p LCD's, for $2.49 each.
I bought 170 of them.
Lol.
Should be trout slapped... twice (for each purchased item)
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post #9 of 12
nope. As long as they have refunded your money then its good. No doubt that was a price mistake.
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Epic trolling.

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