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Pay Best Buy $129.99 to setup gaming console.lol

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:eek: just wow lol
 
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#27
Honestly how many people here have had to go over a family members house to do this for them.....I have
Wow looks like im gonna start charging...LOL really i am
 
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#28
I purchased this with my new ps3 over the weekend. The guy did a great job, so I tipped him $20.
I believe you, I really, really do.

I hope you are not serious.

Edit: 'Cause it should have been at least 20% tip... $26 bucks
 
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AHaHAHAHA, nice offer :D:D:D:D:D
 
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#30
I wonder if they try to upsell them again once they get to the home. Oh you need these expensive HDMI cables and a expensive surge protector..

When i go into Bestbuy or Future shop I now go hey listen this is what I want all I want please get it for me now and I,m paying cash . I'm their worst nightmare as a customer for upselling anything too..

To be honest thats damn expensive but probably somewhat realistic with insurance, labour. auto costs and still making a profit. Its crazy isn't it.:twitch:

I always thought that Forums were the Best Tech support and agreat source of Knowledge :D
 
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#31
Honestly how many people here have had to go over a family members house to do this for them.....I have
Wow looks like im gonna start charging...LOL really i am
Lol i could just imagine trying to charge my sister for some reason i dont think that would go down well. (dont know why :ohwell:)
 

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#32
it a sad day when people are incapable of plugging something in, even when most things come with instructions - some with color pictures!
 
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#33
Well that is silly.
 
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I hope I never work with you then panther, unless I can run faster than you XD
 
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I doubt it Kainxs :p I'm not just called Panther cos I wear a lot of dark clothing he he


Speaking of retail shops mugging people off, my ex girlfriend took her Sony Vaio into a shop in Turin, Italy to be repaired ( I was in England at the time you see) and they said they couldn't repair it at all, but they backed up her data for 30 euros ( already a rip off)

A few months later when she bought her new laptop, I decided to take the ram and HDD out her old one, the ram to put in her new laptop and the HDD to make an external drive.

BOTH were gone!
 
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#37
that's nothing. I used to work in geek Squad in Lowermain Land (BC, Canada). We would charge customers $59.99 for a simple thing like changing the keyboard language settings, lots of customers run into that problem!

Also I remember someone paying 400 dollars to buy Windows XP Pro which is not in stock anymore. We had 2 legal copy's left & the customer actually paid us 400 for the OS + OS Install (99.99).:toast:
 
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#38
The worst thing is, some poor mug will pay it because they will think setting it up themselves is too complicated (thanks to stores like that!) :(
I support this thing. I think any one dumb enough to call for some thing like this should be penalized with more than 130 $. Some thing like stone around the legs and deep deep water. :D
 
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I did think something long the lines of standing outside with a gun and just putting the people who buy this service out of their misery XD
 
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#40
On a side story..

I ordered an Alpine head unit stereo for my car from C********. It had EVERYTHING supplied including a wiring harness. I asked the BB guy by car audio how much would take for it to get installed, and he said $55(which was decent), but then told me I had to buy a wiring harness THEY had. The guy told me the wiring harness that came with mine would not work which would make the total come out to $75. But I stressed that the harness I had was compatible, but he said I had to buy their harness :laugh: , I chuckled like this :laugh: and walked away from him. Got the installation done somewhere else for $60 flat, with MY HARNESS! YEA!!
 
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Geek Squad are idiots where I live.
 
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#42
I was actually in BB yesterday and they had a nasty gaming PC setup. It had Vista Home Premium 64-bit, 9 GBs of DDR3, i7, GTX260, nice gaming chair, gaming keyboard and mouse, 2.1 surround and a 20" (i think) for a grand. Not bad. It honestly played games better than my PC does. Oh in an ASUS case (didn't know they made them).

Wait, here it is. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=9366642&type=product&id=1218092150864 Buddy lied to me about some of the stuff it came with.