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Old 07-27-01, 02:03 AM
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Another huge misprice at Amazon (yawn)

I considered not even posting this... it's a waste of all of our time... but I may be a bit more of a pain in the arse about it this go around. They're a large company. Eventually they oughtta take responsibility for their screwups. It's ridiculous that errors like this are becoming common occurence. Anyway, the DeNiro Collection is less than $8. Somebody please make this a DVDTalk link:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...00JSJR/dvdtalk

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Yes. yes... look at how we all love to waste our time... No whining when it doesn't come through. Nobody expects it to.

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Old 07-27-01, 02:19 AM
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Good deal. Any coupons?
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Items: $7.87
Shipping & Handling: $2.98

Total Before Tax: $10.85
Tax: $0.00

Total: $10.85
Gift Certificates: -$0.04

Order Total: $10.81


hehe, they've given me so much grief with share the love.. time to give some back >:]
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Worth a shot I guess. Though I don't think they've honored a misprice in quite a while. May get a GC for it if you're lucky though.
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Ordered Mine!

Ordered mine for under $11 bucks. Let's see if Amazon actually delivers.
Old 07-27-01, 02:27 AM
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I considered just contacting CS and notifying them of the error to avoid this whole fiasco, but their mindless disabling of my STL account (and failure to answer my inquisitive e-mails) in combination with their failure to notify me that I wouldn't be getting my Akira tin because they took too many pre-orders prompted me to post here instead. It's nice to know that every once in a while there's something I can do to get Amazon's attention.

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hehe anyone want some love on this?
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Don't they have too obligate it!

DO THEY HAVE TO SELL IT FOR THAT PRICE, IF THATS WHATS ON OUR RECIEPT?
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Re: Don't they have too obligate it!

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DO THEY HAVE TO SELL IT FOR THAT PRICE, IF THATS WHATS ON OUR RECIEPT?
No, they didn't charge your credit card yet because the DVD is not out yet
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Too bad it's a preorder. Ahh, what the hell. If we get an email for a price correction, no biggie.

Thanks for the heads up.
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Be very wary. In at least three orders I placed, Amazon simply charged the higher price, without ever asking for approval.
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Originally posted by Hoc
Be very wary. In at least three orders I placed, Amazon simply charged the higher price, without ever asking for approval.
I hope they do that instead of cancelling altogether that way i can dispute it and keep it
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The funny thing is I don't care for any of these movies. I ordered it knowing it will not be honored and hoping to get a gift certificate out of it like I did with the Hannibal missprice.
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Originally posted by Hoc
Be very wary. In at least three orders I placed, Amazon simply charged the higher price, without ever asking for approval.
To avoid this, I always check my account status prior to the ship date just to make sure no shennanigans are going on.

And to the dude who doesn't like any of these movies - give Heat a try. For $10, it's worth it just to watch the Bank Heist/Gun Battle scene.
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I'm not going to order it, way too much money. Unless I can get STL on it.
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Originally posted by brandybran

To avoid this, I always check my account status prior to the ship date just to make sure no shennanigans are going on.
That's no guarantee. In my case, the lower price was confirmed in the emails, and my Account/order status showed the lower price all the way through the shipping date. However, the shipment confirmation showed the higher price and my card had already been charged at that point. Ultimately, DVDKrayzie is right. When they do that, you can dispute the charge and get it for free. But, in order to do that, you will have to deal with Amazon's CSRs in several emails (so you can document the problem -- most cards require you to try to resolve the problem with the merchant first), and at least a phone call.

When the lower prices were just subject to an email asking if you would approve the change, ordering on a super low price was an acceptable risk. But if my experience in the last two weeks with a couple of misprices and subsequent overcharges becomes standard for dealing with Amazon (and I hope it does not) -- Well, it's your call whether it's worth the trouble.
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So... who wants some love for this ? Be quick!
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Originally posted by Tyler_Durden
So... who wants some love for this ? Be quick!
Sure. [email protected]
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Originally posted by badger1997
Sure. [email protected]
Done.
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Originally posted by Tyler_Durden
Done.
Thanks. Much appreciated.

I can spread the love even further if anybody is interested in saving 79 cents. Lemme know by posting.

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Old 07-27-01, 04:10 AM
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Knowing that the order most probably wouldn't go through, a GC for their mistake would be nice
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I also gave it a shot. Worst that can happen is that I have to cancel the order.

Hix.
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Last call for share the love before I head to bed. Post if you want it within the next ten minutes or so.
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SURE

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY LOVE??

ILL TAKE SOME THO'

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