bestbuy was cool...

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  1. Liselotte

    Liselotte Revenge is coming... TFW2005 Supporter

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    until they charge my Debit Card for an item, rotf gift set, thats not even out yet! and my bank don;t have enough funds!

    i maybe wrong but aren't pre-ordered item suppose to be charged when it gets really close to the release date?
     
  2. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    depends on the store some wait until the product comes in like BBTS and some charge you right away, like best buy has done and ship the item out when its relased
     
  3. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    ouch... that is one expensive box set then
     
  4. joevill

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    Ouch indeed!
     
  5. Mega-con

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    Return it and your bank will withdraw the fees.
     
  6. Liselotte

    Liselotte Revenge is coming... TFW2005 Supporter

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    called them and the rep says they were just holding my balance. wth! i don't even have enough funds in my bank so why the F do you charge me and tell me you;re just holding it? i told them that they can not charge me cause the item is not even out yet, one of the rep response 'the item will release in new years eve' wth????

    anyway, told them to cancel my order. hope my bank acc back to normal
     
  7. Macross7

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    Hope you have overdraft protection.
     
  8. Dremare

    Dremare Had an Epiphany

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    Wow, that's crappy.
     
  9. NGW

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    Preorder, to me, has always been a full upfront payment for an item yet to be released.

    I mean look at Gamestop. You either reserve the game for like $5 and once its out they'll hold it for up to 48 hours for you or you preorder the game for the full price plus tax and are guaranteed your copy.
     
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  11. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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  12. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    BBTS doesn't bill you until it ships.
    but honestly, i prefer to pay up front, mark it off in my account and then just wait for it to land at my door- just like anything else i order.

    What i hate is a store that constantly resubmits a charge or a check thinking that an hour after the first NSF notice, money magically appears.
    i had a checking account go bad like that right out of high school. bought something with a check, check wasn't processed for over 2 weeks, i bought gas for my car and the next day (bought gas 2 weeks after that first check), the convenience store was resubmitting the check.
    and the NSF fees started piling.
    and to stop it, i had to pay the bank 25 bucks.
    so a tank of gas cost me just over 100 dollars.
    i haven't used a check since.
     
  13. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    :lol  this one's new


    Like someone asked earlier, I hope you have overdraft protection.

    Just 1 cent in the hole can cost you $30 a day at some banks.
    That landslide of debt is merciless
     
  14. iheartarcee

    iheartarcee Idonotheartbeastwars

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    giggity
     
  15. Embryoyo

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    :lol  I just choked on my Mt Dew after reading that
     
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    No it isn't.
     
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    be warned though: it could take a few days before the hold drops off. they can take there sweet time to process the reversal. especially best buy, they can be scumbags about it (if anyone works at BB, sorry)

    keep an eye on your account and call them everyday until it happens. it does help speed things up, believe me.

    i may be wrong, but i think you can drop a couple of dollars on places like amazon.com for a pre-order. has anyone tried that?
     
  18. Doug

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    Best Buy really messed up when they the 52 inch Samsungs priced for $9.99
    and the real price is $3,999.

    Best Buy said they will not honor the $9.99 price. I don't think the people who was angry at Best Buy thinks they're cool.
     
  19. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'd correct your grammar... but I've been looking at lolcats so what you said actually makes some kind of sense.
     
  20. Methos

    Methos ...Hail Megatron

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    Rule of thumb,never purchase a pre-order with first having the money avalible to buy it.
     

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