52 inch Sharp Aquos HDTV for only $38.45! not a typo!

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  1. kronos

    kronos PSN = KRONOSX1

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  2. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Looks like it's been taken down. Massively shady anyway!
     
  3. MegaPrime33

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    I caught the tail end of this over the weekend. I have no idea what to make of it really. It definitely is one of those "too good to be true" but people who did buy them said they got a confirmation email saying it would ship in a couple of weeks. Good luck to those who ordered.
     
  4. kronos

    kronos PSN = KRONOSX1

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    Now does amazon have to honor the prices?
     
  5. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    No - because it's being sold by a Marketplace seller, which is why it's so dodgy.

    In all honesty I'm not sure what Amazon does in these circumstances if (or, should I say when) the TV doesn't turn up, since the purchase contract is not with Amazon directly but with the individual.
     
  6. MegaPrime33

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    If you go to the last page of comments on giz, the people who placed orders are all getting cancellation emails on their items. This deal is/was a no go.
     
  7. The_Bardock

    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    Obviously the people aren't going to get the TV
     
  8. Gigatron_2005

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    This was not by Amazon, but if Amazon itself makes a pricing error, they do not honor their prices.... Which IMO is complete bullshit. Ive ordered things from them which were not correctly priced, and Amazon will simply cancel the order. Its one of the reasons I wont order from them anymore.
     
  9. Lord Megatron

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    Isn't that illegal?
     
  10. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Could be a ploy to get people to browse through the rest of his stuff for sale, he needed something to get peoples attention. maybe hell i dunno
     
  11. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    The "fine print" probably included that shipping was $1500 or some crap and sales tax was 25%.
     
  12. Deathx360

    Deathx360 Farewell Dear Friend

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    If that TV was that cheap I would find the money some way to get one but since it isn't from Amazon but one of their Marketplace sellers it isn't worth dealing with. I really liked it when I could go onto Amazon and buy Transformers and other stuff from them without having to go through the BS of overpriced sellers and trying to find an item actually sold by Amazon.

    You may want to check the link again.

     
  13. Rhinox

    Rhinox We bring surreal to life

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    Ebay:
    Shipping was $100 or so, but it doesn't matter. All orders were cancelled, none were honored.
     
  14. funkatron101

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    Ebay:
    I know, it's near impossible to save up that kind of money.

    :lol 
     

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