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Old 11-17-02, 10:10 AM
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Best Buy and pricematching after the fact

I pre-ordered Spirit : Stallion the the Cimmarron at BB.com thinking that they'd drop the price from $19.99 around release date. Well, they didnt and now Circuit City is selling Spirit for $15.99. #1 can I take it into BB and get them to credit me the $4? #2 PMing wont affect the $5 coupon will it?? Thanks.

PS..They already shipped the order, so I cant really cancel it.
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Bestbuy will not price match bestbuy.com for some stupid reason. You can try, but good luck getting them to do it.
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bestbuy.com won't price match, even if you try it at a local BB. However, you can return your online copy to the local store and then buy another copy there with price match, or just go buy at CC. It won't affect your $5 DC.

For some stupid reason, if your online order is damaged upon arrival and you bring it to the local BB to exchange, they won't do it. They will ask you to return your online order there and re-purchase another copy at the store. YMMV.
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Bestbuy sucks.
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Bestbuy sucks.
Yeah, they suck. However, I will still buy from them whenever they have a good deal
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I've noticed that BestBuy has begun to lose the opening week price wars to Circuit City. Damn them, it's an extra 3 miles to the CC near me.
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Target is also getting awfully competitive with first week pricing on new releases, often beating out Best Buy's prices. Best Buy will continue to suck even more.
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You're gonna get a $5DC with that copy of Spirt ... you'll end up ahead ... take it and be happy.
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Well, from the look of things I won't be getting it tomorrow (19th release date) in the mail from BB. I'll probly go over to Kmart and see if they have any widescreen versions (maybe/maybe not--you know Kmart and WS ). If they do then I'll return the BB one and from the sound of things I'll still end up with the $5 GC. I havent seen anything on the website to indicate that they'll want the GC back if I return Spirit. If Kmart has no widescreens, then I'll just stick with the BB copy.

Thanks for the responses

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