ioffer math fail

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Insane Galvatron, May 12, 2012.

  1. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Was looking to buy a couple of KO's on ioffer, and encountered this. I'll let the pictures tell the story.

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    So the "list price" is $2.00 higher on the offer page than in my cart, with no explanation as to why.
     
  2. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    It looks like you're getting charged $12 shipping per item in pic #2
     
  3. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Look closer. The items are $13.50 each plus $6 shipping. Making them $19.50 each. $19.50 plus $19.50 equals $39.00. According to ioffer, it equals $41. On the second page, the shipping is included in the price of each item, yet the math is still off by $2.

    For the record, this is the page in which I make an offer. I took the screen cap before I made an offer just to show that the math is off. It's only supposed to recap the list prices, so it should match the previous page.
     
  4. Nachtsider

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    Are you that hard up for money that you need to worry about a two buck discrepancy?
     
  5. Isa0

    Isa0 Well-Known Member

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    2 bucks is 2 bucks. I'd mind if a store or restaurant overcharged me $2. This is the same.

    Hope you find out about the added charge just in case I ever use ioffer!
     
  6. Jazz342

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    An advertised price is an advertised price. If theres a reason fir the mark up, fine. but wheter its 1 bucks or 20 bucks its still an error that should be fixed. It could seriously screw up theur books if its a common error.
     
  7. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Well, I made an offer significantly less than the list price, and he took it so the $2 discrepancy isn't a big deal. He actually took it so fast, I think I might have been able to get it cheaper. lol. Only real problem is that ioffer's coding is off a little bit. A website really shouldn't be making an error like that.
     
  8. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Pretty much. It`s either a hidden charge or a website error, neither of which should simply be ignored.
     
  9. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    For most people, it's not about "2 bucks", it's a matter of principle.
     

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