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Old 12-04-02, 09:29 PM
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deep discount dvd price match (rant)

this sucks. i email DDD to price match with outpost for the 9.77 usual suspects SE.

what do they do? they wait til the price goes back up to 18.XX and say 'tough s**t'. when i emailed them it was 9.77.

this is not the first time theyve done this to me. has anyone ever got this to work with DDD?

i swear they just wait until the price goes back up so they can decline the price match.
Old 12-05-02, 12:05 AM
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I done 2 price match attempts and was successful both times.
Friends Season 2 for around $28
South Park Season 1 for $9.89

Just email them a few times & tell them it was on sale at the time you tried to PM. The 1st time was easy but it took 3 emails to get them to finally price match SP.
Anyway, good luck.
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I only tried to price match once at DDD with no success. I usually just look for the cheapest price or best deal at a store to make a purchase instead of going through all that trouble for maybe a slightly better price. I don't know why you just didn't order it from Outpost before they increased the price. Sounds like they made a smart move on their part for waiting. They probably knew it wouldn't stay that cheap for long.
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If it's that cheap somewhere else, my sage advice is to order it at that price from the other guy. FAR easier than dealing with DDD, from my experiences.
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Most people try to get by shipping costs ,despite the fact that DDD matches the low price + shipping charges.
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I just pricematched a box set at DeepDiscountCD and it worked out fine for me. After you e-mail the link to the pricematch to them, you will get a tracking number. Call them the next day and follow up with the tracking number. That pushed mine along very quickly. I received a price match confirmation e-mail the same day, and called them right away to order. You have to be slightly pushy and persistent to make sure it gets honored.

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