How come this kind of stuff never happens to ME!!!???

notfred

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Once, a long time ago, I paid for a 32mb stick of ram, and they gave me a 64. That was cool.
 

Eli

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Originally posted by: notfred
Once, a long time ago, I paid for a 32mb stick of ram, and they gave me a 64. That was cool.
I bet that happened/happens quite a bit.. It's easy to get them mixed up, especially if they don't have the sticker on them.

 

Looney

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Am i the only guy that would have returned it (and i have a criminal record as well)? That guy will no doubt get fired for a mistake on his first day, and the person more or less stole that money out of somebody elses pockets. PC hardware profits by a very small margin, so losing that many sticks is losing a lot of money.
 

TommyVercetti

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Ha!!
"Ran like almighty hell"

I got a $39.99 table for $9.99 once. Went to Office Depot, got one of those foldable card tables. Price maked was $39.99. I go to the checkout counter with the ticket, it rings up 9.99. I casually ask if that is the right price. The cashier with a "I don't give a shiat" attitude told me "yes". I walked out happily!
 

Brutuskend

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Originally posted by: Moralpanic
Am i the only guy that would have returned it (and i have a criminal record as well)? That guy will no doubt get fired for a mistake on his first day, and the person more or less stole that money out of somebody elses pockets. PC hardware profits by a very small margin, so losing that many sticks is losing a lot of money.

No, I probably would have cut the guy a break as well.

Still....

One can DREAM.
 

yoda291

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Originally posted by: TommyVercetti
Ha!!
"Ran like almighty hell"

I got a $39.99 table for $9.99 once. Went to Office Depot, got one of those foldable card tables. Price maked was $39.99. I go to the checkout counter with the ticket, it rings up 9.99. I casually ask if that is the right price. The cashier with a "I don't give a shiat" attitude told me "yes". I walked out happily!

OD has a corner desk that goes for about 15 bux w/coupon right now.
 

Metalloid

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Originally posted by: Moralpanic
Am i the only guy that would have returned it (and i have a criminal record as well)? That guy will no doubt get fired for a mistake on his first day, and the person more or less stole that money out of somebody elses pockets. PC hardware profits by a very small margin, so losing that many sticks is losing a lot of money.

No you aren't the only one. I have had people at Wendy's almost not charge me for my order until I held the money out. He thanked me for being honest, but then commented that he realized that I hadn't paid yet and was just about to ask.

I would feel sorry for that employee.
 

Zim Hosein

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Once I bought a single speaker from CC and when I got home there were two in the box :)
 

yoda291

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one time, this guy in a white van came up to me with some speakers that he had to get rid of man...score!


:p
 

Dacalo

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when CC had the deal on gamecube last december, the sales associate gave me a Mario Bundle GC instead of regular, so I told him he is giving me the wrong one in good faith.

i didnt want him lose his job over silly little mistake (if he deserved to be fired is another story)
 

TommyVercetti

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Don't even get me started about getting lucky. I once scored a $1000 speaker for only $450. Yep, guy over bought and didn't want to return them. Mighty good deal. I still laugh at that sucker.
 

wasssup

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Originally posted by: yoda291
one time, this guy in a white van came up to me with some speakers that he had to get rid of man...score!


:p

weird -- that happened to me too! i didn't take the speakers because it looked way too shady, i didn't wanna have to deal with crap later on if they were stolen and somehow i was linked (yes, i'm paranoid)..
 

Brutuskend

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Originally posted by: TommyVercetti
Don't even get me started about getting lucky. I once scored a $1000 speaker for only $450. Yep, guy over bought and didn't want to return them. Mighty good deal. I still laugh at that sucker.

Yeah you guys laugh it up....

I actually FELL for that little scam back in the 70's early 80's.
They been at it THAT long.

Actually I didn't need the speakers, so I set up a friend of mine with the deal.

If he was still alive, he would probably be pissed!