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Old 08-21-00, 10:08 PM
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Just went in there today to get a cd player for my wifes car. How nice that it's on sale for $90. Too bad they were out, again! This is the third time in two months I've been in there for one of those crummy things and they're never in stock. Do you thing complaining would help?

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Old 08-21-00, 10:21 PM
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How about getting a raincheck?
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Or trying a different Best Buy?

Or having them ship one to you from a different store?
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quote:<HR>Originally posted by avhokie:
How about getting a raincheck?<HR>


They don't issure rain checks.

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Old 08-21-00, 10:34 PM
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quote:<HR>Originally posted by jamalvis:
They don't issure rain checks.
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You might want to try again. I've gotten rainchecks from them before. They give them out pretty easily if the item is advertised.

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Get there first thing Sunday morning when the ad breaks. Most Best Buy stores open at 11 a.m.

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I noticed today hwen I was in a BB that their shelves are AWFULLY empty. Their CD writer section was picked clean.

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Old 08-22-00, 01:25 PM
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I got a rain check about 4 weeks ago when they had the promotion Desperado/El Mariachi for around $12. (Don't remember exactly.)

The problem is: I am not sure when they will get this item in stock again.
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Yeah same here, I've got rain checks for El Mariachi/Desparado, but all the Best Buys I've been to have been out of stock.

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The best byu i go to all the time has stacks of rainchecks just laying out on teh selves... especially in teh computer accessory dept.

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quote:<HR>Originally posted by cinemaphile7:
I got a rain check about 4 weeks ago when they had the promotion Desperado/El Mariachi for around $12. (Don't remember exactly.)

The problem is: I am not sure when they will get this item in stock again.
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Really? I also got a raincheck when this was on sale and I found it the very next week and used my rain check to get it at the sale price. I said it figures they would only get more in stock after the sale was over.

The funny thing is, the store that issued me the rain check has NEVER contacted me that it was back in stock. So I don't think they really follow through in notifying you. But if you walk in and look for it, you should be ok.


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From what they told me, they only issue rainchecks on advertised specials, ie: in the weekly flyers.

I've gotten a few rainchecks and when they receive the item they mark your name on it and walk away. They don't even bother to call you. After a week of holding the item they sell it to anyone who wants it.
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quote:<HR>Originally posted by Jadzia:

Really? I also got a raincheck when this was on sale and I found it the very next week and used my rain check to get it at the sale price. I said it figures they would only get more in stock after the sale was over.

The funny thing is, the store that issued me the rain check has NEVER contacted me that it was back in stock. So I don't think they really follow through in notifying you. But if you walk in and look for it, you should be ok.
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I gave up on them. Bought it a Columbia House online for about less than $9.
It is a better deal.
bluemagic maybe you should do the same...
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I've got rain checks for the promotion El Mariachi/Desparado for $12.99 and got a call from BestBuy store yesterday. They said that they will hold the item for me to pick up within 10 days. Just to be sure, I showed the same day and picked it up. I guess it depends on the local BestBuy store,and how they handle the rain check.
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quote:<HR>Originally posted by avhokie:
You might want to try again. I've gotten rainchecks from them before. They give them out pretty easily if the item is advertised.
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They issue rain checks only if the item is advertised. If it is on sale, but not advertised in their flyer, they will not issue a rain check.
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yes, they only issue rain checks when an item is advertised. I can CONFIRM this because today was my first day of training at best buy for a store that they are opening in my area on September 22 and i saw it in the handbook. Can't wait to work there!!

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