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Whats Bestbuy's return policy on software?

Redwingsguy

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I got The longest journey for xmas. I opened it and tried it but dont think its for me. Can I still return it?
 

minendo

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NO. they might let you exchange it for the same thing but that does you no good
 

Burnt

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theoretically no....but if you complain enough, a manager might let you get something else...highly unlikely though
 

Sketcher

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Software and CD's, unless you get a newb who doesn't know any better...

You open it, you own it, you cannot return or exchange it. Company Policy.
 

dionx

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buy a lamination machine somewhere, laminate the box, then return the laminator after u are done using it.

now u can return the software to bestbuy.

has anyone ever tried this?
 

minendo

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you would want a shrink wrap machine by the way.

yes it has been done and has resulted in arrests
 

damn

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by my house u can as long as it not marked on u can get some thing the same or get something worth the same price and it depand how old it is well i think that might help oh yeah cal in buena park
 

Jerboy

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<< I got The longest journey for xmas. I opened it and tried it but dont think its for me. Can I still return it? >>




Basically, you open the package/open the "license agreement" seal on the CD package its yours for good. This is usually the same whereever you buy. Just think what would happen if such returns were allowed. People will buy'em, pirate it and return it.
 

LethalWolfe

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BB won't let you return it (is there an EB near you? EB has a very liberal return policy). What you can do is exchange it for the same game, then return that sealed copy of the game.


Lethal
 

John

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<< What you can do is exchange it for the same game, then return that sealed copy of the game. >>



The only hurdle is when they open it before handing it over to you to prevent your idea from working.
 

LethalWolfe

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<< What you can do is exchange it for the same game, then return that sealed copy of the game. >>



The only hurdle is when they open it before handing it over to you to prevent your idea from working.
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Hm. I've never had that happen before. Has this happend to you at BB before?


Lethal
 

gogeeta13

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<< What you can do is exchange it for the same game, then return that sealed copy of the game. >>



The only hurdle is when they open it before handing it over to you to prevent your idea from working.
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Lol, get a new avatar, that doesnt work well with you, neegah..

I have never had them open them on me, but I also never tried scamming best buy. I "test" my software before purchasing, so If I get it, I knwo I want it
 

cuteybunny

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first you're telling him how to then you say it's illegal, your point?



<< you would want a shrink wrap machine by the way.

yes it has been done and has resulted in arrests
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