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More sales people? Last weekend I had to run in there...I was accosted by no less than 5 salesman in less than 2 min.I mean really-I practically chewed the last guys head off.I can't stand going into a store and having to answer questions to every sales person that walks buy,and this store must have had 20+ sales people roaming around...made me feel like they thought I was trying to steal something.Needless to say I was so torqued off I walked out without getting the simple DVI cable they wanted $30 for.
I would rather be accosted by sales people rather than be told "i need an appointment to get better service" like they told me at the apple store.
All the sales associates are doing a good job if they ask.
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Customer: will my rig (names specs) run this game at a higher fps on a high resolution with crossfire?

Bestbuy employee: wait what....??

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Their department is video games, not computer specifications. They're not sys reqs lab. It's kind of a stupid question though. "If I haz 2 video cards, will it runz faster den 1?!?!?!" Generally, yes.

Yes, everyone gets it, they're not always the most educated. I actually was asking someone at BB about something relatively new (I don't remember what it was) and he wasn't sure what it was. So instead of staying oblivious the dude actually asked me to explain it to him and was actually rather grateful after.

Instead of being pricks, make the place better when the chance arises.

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FYI, the only reason Best Buy is doing this is the gaming section of every store is where the majority of stolen goods are taken from. When you have someone walking around the section helping customers, 95% of punk little thieves panic and leave. It's actually quite fun to watch.
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FYI, the only reason Best Buy is doing this is the gaming section of every store is where the majority of stolen goods are taken from. When you have someone walking around the section helping customers, 95% of punk little thieves panic and leave. It's actually quite fun to watch.
This is actually quite true, I didn't want to state it before, and give others any ideas. But it is a major reason, not the only. I know my store has major issues when it comes to gaming, and it's lost items.
    
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they need to do this for their computer department lol have people that actually know the parts they are trying to sell. Ive stumped a bb sales rep before (i do it for fun sometimes) i have to go to them when im in vegas to fix my dads pc
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FYI, the only reason Best Buy is doing this is the gaming section of every store is where the majority of stolen goods are taken from. When you have someone walking around the section helping customers, 95% of punk little thieves panic and leave. It's actually quite fun to watch.
hmmm....maybe I should get a job in the video game sector. I've always wanted to try to be a bouncer.
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I once had a best buy employee tell me that a 9600GT was better than a 8800 GTX.
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I once had a best buy employee tell me that a 9600GT was better than a 8800 GTX.
"It's a higher number, of course it's better!"
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"Would you like for me to install that video game on your PS3 or 360 for $100 extra?"
LOL

But seriously, I think it's kinda cool. To have someone that's there instead of having to peruse the game racks for something or to ask a question. Nothing wrong with this idea. Plus it's an extra job. Woo.
I was in BB yesterday and bought Dance Central for a party I was having. Got it for $40, it's not like they overprice their games or anything.
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Meh. Who shops at best buy for games anyway?
I bought the GTA IV Special Edition from Best Buy after my local Gamestop decided to sell my pre-order. Last time I ever did business with Gamestop.
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