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Reminds me of a time some dude in a van tried to sell my dad Genesis Home Theatre system. Dad texted me, I did a search online, and it was illegitimate. Haha. Pretty funny though reading through all the post about it.
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I love candy... not to mention free candy
post #94 of 144
There's no such thing as free.....one way or another you're paying for it.
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post #95 of 144
ah, the classic white van scam..

"hey i got some really nice home theater speakers that I need to sell or my boss would kill me! I can cut you a good deal!"

My dad and I actually encountered one of these guys before. Thankfully I had prior knowledge to these types of dealings.
 
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post #96 of 144
"Other companies have been using a variation of our name to sell their products. We are the original Kinetic Audio incorporated in 1973, and all of our speakers are proudly precision manufactured in the USA. Kinetic Audio does not warranty or support any counterfeit products, or the products made by imitator companies. Before calling, please compare the products with our product catalog to ensure it is a Kinetic Audio model."

There really is a Kinetic that makes quality speakers. There is also the rip off brand that makes pos systems sold primarily through "white van" scams.

*I take it back, I read this on the other forum but the site's contact us link doesn't work so I am willing to bet there is no decent kinect audio, just white van type.*

Please people, use logic in your transactions. Would you ever sell something waaaay below its value? If someone says that you could go to the pawn shop and sell it for way more ask yourself why the people selling it don't do that. If someone says they have to sell it or it goes to their boss, think about it, obviously their boss does not know about it so they can easily drop it off at their house or even stop at a UPS store and mail it to themselves.

If it sounds too good to be true it is. Yes, every now and then you get someone who is too stupid or just doesn't care and will get rid of something cheap. That is very rare and those people will NOT be driving up to you in a parking lot.
Edited by Mygaffer - 1/10/11 at 6:35pm
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post #97 of 144
If it didn't work, they wouldn't still be doing it...

They prey on an almost universal human trait:

Greed.
    
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Random guy in a van in the middle of a parking lot and you didn't think it would of been fake?

I have some land in the everglades you might be interested in
LoL, I grew up in south florida. Every day..EVERY day I would see a dude in a van talking to some helpless smuck pitching "overstock" speakers...

"we just did an install of this audio system for this customer and our loading dock guys put an extra set of these amazing speakers. They are not on our work order, u wanna buy em, cheap too.. 200$...."

Good to see scam-man lives..
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The only thing anybody ever tried to offer to sell me in a parking lot was a weed whacker. It was night and I walked away pretty quickly.
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