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post #51 of 144
I remember that scam back in the eighties,funny it's still going on today.

Hey I got some great leftover speakers here.....
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post #52 of 144
Hey man come here a minute. You look like a cool dude. I bet you're into music. Tell ya what I'll do. I'll give ya these speakers for $300. I like ya so I'll give em to ya for $200. They're real good man I swear.
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hey man come here a minute. You look like a cool dude. I bet you're into music. Tell ya what i'll do. I'll give ya these speakers for $300. I like ya so i'll give em to ya for $200. They're real good man i swear.
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post #54 of 144
I'd add the kids going door to door selling magazine subscriptions, that's a major scam too.
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This has to be a troll...

But if it isn't

While it sucks to be you, and I am not trying to be mean or anything but I don't feel bad for you because only a idiot would fall for this kind of scam.
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in the UK there is a tv program called " the real hustle " and they teach you all the scams and how to spot them.
    
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I think i over heard something like this yesterday on my way to get my bow tuned at Basspro shop.The guy was just standing outside at the front door and stopped the guy that looked like he had money. I looked at him shooke my head and kept walking.
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post #58 of 144
LOL this is one of the oldest scams I know of. You got owned, man.

It kind of blows my mind how people refuse to spend $100 on a quality, well known pair of headphones or speakers, and even ridicule people for spending top dollar on audio components- but if some guy off the street gives them the "deal of a lifetime" they're all over it. Greed is in our nature I suppose.
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Well, I've unwrapped everything. The actual speakers look about as cheap as they reportedly are. The sub is huge. If it actually works to any degree, I do have two spare Polk Audio satellites from a 5.1 system because I upgraded to a pair of bookshelf speakers in the front of my home theater.

Maybe I could salvage this into a respectable 2.1 system for my PC, that is where it was going to go anyway... if the sub works that is.
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