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Warning for best buy shoppers #4652550
01/31/18 08:14 PM
01/31/18 08:14 PM
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Houston, Texas
motor_oil_madman Offline OP
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Just so you know that they only have a 15 day return policy, after that you're out of luck. They don't even issue store credit. I'd avoid this place like the plague and let them go out of business.


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652557
01/31/18 08:18 PM
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Surprises me they are still in business and the return policy is the least of the reasons why.

Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652565
01/31/18 08:21 PM
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Best Buy leaves me with a slimy feeling .


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652566
01/31/18 08:21 PM
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motor_oil_madman Offline OP
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I'm used to being able to return something a year later and getting store credit so I can just buy something else. I thought every store was like that.


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652571
01/31/18 08:25 PM
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If you think its bad being a customer try working there. I worked there for one year 20 years ago and I still won't do business with them!


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652573
01/31/18 08:28 PM
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Sad to say I haven't shopped there in a long time. Appreciate the information.


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652574
01/31/18 08:28 PM
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New England
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Is this new?

How come you didn't tell me this back in 2007, when I was not satisfied with my 16 day-old laptop!?


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: DerbyDave] #4652581
01/31/18 08:32 PM
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Originally Posted By: DerbyDave
If you think its bad being a customer try working there. I worked there for one year 20 years ago and I still won't do business with them!
If it was the one in Topeka I could see why. It took them 40mins to find a modem I purchased last month. I purchased it online to pickup in store. I got the alert that it was ready. Yet they had them sitting on shelf. I asked them if I could just take this one and said they would have to cancel the online order. 40mins, a canceled order I finally got what I needed. What a joke. On top of that treated me like ****. IF it wasnt on sale I would have gone somewhere else.


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652583
01/31/18 08:34 PM
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Nowthen, MN
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They don't have to let you return things at all. They could just say "all sales are final". They lose money when people return things because then they have to sell it as an open box item at a discount.

Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652585
01/31/18 08:35 PM
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Last couple of times I went into a Best Buy just to look, there were more employees than customers. Always a bad sign for any business. I think they are not long for this business world, like many brick and mortar businesses.


Cannot see signatures any longer so it doesn’t matter.
Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: FordBroncoVWJeta] #4652587
01/31/18 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted By: FordBroncoVWJeta
Originally Posted By: DerbyDave
If you think its bad being a customer try working there. I worked there for one year 20 years ago and I still won't do business with them!
If it was the one in Topeka I could see why. It took them 40mins to find a modem I purchased last month. I purchased it online to pickup in store. I got the alert that it was ready. Yet they had them sitting on shelf. I asked them if I could just take this one and said they would have to cancel the online order. 40mins, a canceled order I finally got what I needed. What a joke. On top of that treated me like ****. IF it wasnt on sale I would have gone somewhere else.


Nope, Wichita but they all sucks


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652588
01/31/18 08:37 PM
01/31/18 08:37 PM
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Fort Worth, Texas
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It probably states their return policy right on the mile long receipt they gave you. Come on man....They sell electronics, You can't expect a year long return policy!

I personally like Best Buy, Bought a scratch & dent refrigerator there over a year ago (with the 3 year warranty)& it went out last month......They replaced it with a brand new one!!

you tend to [censored], Whine & Cry about a lot things, Calm down.....You'll live longer!


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652589
01/31/18 08:37 PM
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Phoenix
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Costco for big stuff Amazon for the small stuff.


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Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: KD0AXS] #4652590
01/31/18 08:37 PM
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Houston, Texas
motor_oil_madman Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: KD0AXS
They don't have to let you return things at all. They could just say "all sales are final". They lose money when people return things because then they have to sell it as an open box item at a discount.



A percentage of returns are all factored into the price, along with damaged goods.


2007.5 dodge cummins 6.7 liter. Chevron Delo400 15w40. 7000 mile or 250-300hr intervals.

Re: Warning for best buy shoppers [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4652592
01/31/18 08:39 PM
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I guess I'm in the minority. I always kind've liked Best Buy. Decent cheap mass-fi stuff. I still use my $99 Sony cd player that I bought there maybe in 1990? Still jamming tunes flawlessly on it!!


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