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By way of sister site The Consumerist comes word this afternoon that big box chain Wal-Mart is "very interested" in expanding its services into Best Buy's Geek Squad territory. "We are looking at different options," said Gary Severson, a Wal-Mart senior vice president. Tough luck for Best Buy on that one, should it come to pass. According to Marke****ch, analysts consider Best Buy's Geek Squad operation a key differentiator compared to Wal-Mart. So, the question is, if Geek Squad guys drive those black and white VW Beetles, would Wal-Mart stormtroopers technicians fly Star Destroyers drive SMART cars?
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Just what we need. A lower quality geeksquad
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Just what we need. A lower quality geeksquad
Is that even possible?
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Is that even possible?
lol dangit, you beat me to it!
    
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Here we come...
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Cool, I can get a job there. Atleast its a win for me?
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Cool, I can get a job there. Atleast its a win for me?
Yup I guess I can to.

Qualifications= breathing.
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marke****ch? you guys ever thing about revising the language filter?
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Cool, I can get a job there. Atleast its a win for me?
Do it, it'd be a win for everyone.
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Geek Squad: "I'm afraid we're gonna have to replace your whole computer sir."

Customer: "But why? What's wrong with it?"

Geek Squad: "The CD-ROM drive wasn't connected properly."
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"I want to work there!"

"My only question is will they let me overclock customers vcore to 3.4GHz in the Bios? It would give more performance right? I would cool the Central Product Unit with one of those big fans from Ilse 5. That thing can move a lot of air. I would just take off the side panel and tell the customer to stick the fan there."

"I would always recommend at least 512MB of RAM for Windows Vista!"

"I can't wait to start!"

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