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Park yourself and wait for them. You know the rest.
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Bummer OP. What have we learned here?

Also, from what I have read the only thing they are guilty of is soliciting, which is a really small misdemeanor (small fine typically).
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Originally Posted by juryben View Post
Trust me, they seem VERY CONVINCING considering that's how they make a living...
They can sound as convincing as they want, there is no way in hell anybody with common sense would drop $200 on a speaker system when the seller is selling it out of a van in a parking lot, and not think that it couldn't be fake or a scam.......

Here is a something to take into account all the time. If it is too good to be true, it is probably too good to be true.
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http://kineticloudspeaker.com/index.html

Wooo look thats their website the "Widescreen Review" isnt even readable lol just an image.

Also notice you cant even see the brand name on any of the products.
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Trust me, they seem VERY CONVINCING considering that's how they make a living...
But it's a random guy in a random van. It doesn't matter how convincing it is, it just SCREAMS scam.
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Common sense ain't so common. Darwinism at work.
Actually the first thing I thought of.

This happened to me, but I knew what was up. Guy said $2200 speaker system and he was going to let go for $500, I laughed in his face said no and drove away.
    
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No street smarts. Watch out for grifters in the big bad city. You got grifted good.
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post #28 of 144
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DBEAU View Post
Happened to me too... did he show you the crutchfield catalog with it in there?

Great learning experience, I've since become extremely cynical.
Yup, he had the catalog.


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if its too good to be true, its most likely is.

Where did you get scammed? (As im on the island too)
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post #29 of 144
it happens, when I was a kid, 16 or so, I bought a "movado" in the parking lot of Shoprite in Jersey City, NJ. Its a learning experience that you gotta laugh at. I only lost out on something stupid, like $20 bucks, but hey, those 20 bucks bought me a lot of experience. haha, i still chuckle at the thought of buying something for nothing.
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I'm surprised you didn't jump in his van when he said he had candy...
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