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Old 02-23-04, 04:11 PM
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bestbuy.com site seems to always be broken

So, howcome it seems almost every time I try and get to a Bestbuy.com page besides the index I get this
You don't have permission to access /site/olspage.jsp on this server.

error.

Are they idiots?
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Old 02-25-04, 10:24 AM
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I keep getting a page saying cookies are not set, although they are. It's the only site ever that has given me this message and I can't get around it. So, yes, I vote that they are idiots.
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Old 02-25-04, 11:13 AM
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This site has been one of the buggiest, least user-friendly major web sites I have ever seen... ever since the "improvements" they made about a year or so ago.

Unprofessional, clunky, and nearly impossible to search through.

Yes, I suspect they are idiots.
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Old 02-25-04, 11:32 AM
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I agree. Add terribly slow to the list, too; at least when when logging in and going through the checkout. Each page takes really long to load.
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Old 02-25-04, 03:00 PM
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When I was on a dial-up internet connection, I could NEVER get an order to go through. Their site is very slow.
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Old 02-25-04, 11:00 PM
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You'd think that for such a huge organization they would have a website that would rival Amazon's. LOL, I think I could program a better search engine than the one they have now! And maybe also keep that error from showing up all the time on the header of their pages.
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Old 02-26-04, 01:31 AM
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Well i haven't had any problems... a little on the slow side, but no biggie.
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Old 02-26-04, 02:04 AM
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I dont think the site ever worked right.

I remember when the site was rolled out back in '99, I remember the GM at my Best Buy store was saying how great and wonderful the site was.I seached the site for 2 minutes and never ever went back.

Even when we had to use the site *IN STORE* it was a clusterf**k to use...CD's not listed, tracklists werent shown, and DVD's that were out were also AWOL. I always told people to use Amazon because the site was a breeze to navagate and use.
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Old 03-01-04, 09:59 PM
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If you guys only knew the system that they use to create the web site....

If you don't give it mega power in processor/memory/hard drive, you will notice problems with the site.

We run an older version of the same software that they use and it's not the greatest thing out there.
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Old 04-09-15, 03:31 AM
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Re: bestbuy.com site seems to always be broken

I tried to order but I get "There was a problem adding your product to cart"
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Old 04-09-15, 07:45 PM
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Re: bestbuy.com site seems to always be broken

Their stores are usually broken too whenever I bother going into them.
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