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#21 OFFLINE   damondlt

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 05:51 AM

Uh, that's not illegals because they stipulate that's under certain conditions.

Flat out listing the wrong price is in many states, which is what that site is doing and not fixing it. Here in California its huge fines and illegal.

Yea they show you 24.99 and Genie checked off in the box. Yeah. That's not honest,!

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 07:54 AM

Here in California its huge fines and illegal.

 

Any idea who I can contact about them?


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Posted 03 February 2014 - 01:43 PM

Yea they show you 24.99 and Genie checked off in the box. Yeah. That's not honest,!

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Many people can get it for free. It says on there it's all based on whether not you pass credit. I have two neighbors that recently did just that and got it for free everything for free. So no it's not a lie.

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 02:42 PM

Any idea who I can contact about them?

 

Yes, believe it of not, the California department of agriculture.  They are in charge of all weights and measures..  Here's  a link to their main page and a second one which has a link to complain about a business on it...

 

http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/

 

http://www.cdfa.ca.g.../complaint.html

 

You actually complain to your county usually, but its all run by the state in the end.



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Posted 03 February 2014 - 05:55 PM

Many people can get it for free. It says on there it's all based on whether not you pass credit. I have two neighbors that recently did just that and got it for free everything for free. So no it's not a lie.

Last I checked Genie is $25 extra per month.

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 07:02 PM

Last I checked Genie is $25 extra per month.

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talking about monthly fees vs simply up front costs are two very different things.  Thats like saying they say the genie is free but you still have to pay for a programming package.  Yeah, its totally a different thing.

 

 

 Also, extra over what?  if you already have mrv and hd and a dvr then its the exact same cost.



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Posted 03 February 2014 - 07:20 PM

talking about monthly fees vs simply up front costs are two very different things. Thats like saying they say the genie is free but you still have to pay for a programming package. Yeah, its totally a different thing.


Also, extra over what? if you already have mrv and hd and a dvr then its the exact same cost.

gimme a break its the same false advertising as you guys are bitching about here.
Go look at the new customers offer page.
Clearly your not paying $24.99 per month with a Genie on your account.
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Posted 03 February 2014 - 09:29 PM

gimme a break its the same false advertising as you guys are bitching about here.
Go look at the new customers offer page.
Clearly your not paying $24.99 per month with a Genie on your account.
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No its not at all the same.  I don't know how to explain to you the difference between saying something can be this price under certain conditions, and that its for this particular product, vs showing a price and have zero way or chance of making it that price and never honoring it in any way what so ever.  One is a service and a product and can fluctuate depending on a lot of variables and is noted as such.  The other is strictly a product and they are flat out lying completely.

 

I worked retail for a long time, they are night and day different.  What that site is doing is flat out illegal.

 

One is about marketing, the other is about screwing the customer.



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 07:23 AM

Yes, believe it of not, the California department of agriculture.  They are in charge of all weights and measures..  Here's  a link to their main page and a second one which has a link to complain about a business on it...

 

http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/

 

http://www.cdfa.ca.g.../complaint.html

 

You actually complain to your county usually, but its all run by the state in the end.

 

Excellent, thanks!


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 07:24 AM

Still $48....  Just a case where the site needs updating?  Yeah, right....  If that were the case they'd have updated it by now.


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 07:31 AM

Has anybody else tried to buy it at that price?

 

If so, what happened?  Did they get the same message asking for more money?


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 06:54 PM

 

One is about marketing, the other is about screwing the customer.

Its not screwing the customer, when he got a full refund.

And he didn't buy a product and not receive it.


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 07:38 PM

No, its screwing a customer when you falsely advertise a price you have no way and no intention of ever honoring in any way.  They wasted his time and probably got his contact info and will put him on email lists and so forth.  No, its wrong and illegal.



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 07:47 PM

No, its screwing a customer when you falsely advertise a price you have no way and no intention of ever honoring in any way.  They wasted his time and probably got his contact info and will put him on email lists and so forth.  No, its wrong and illegal.

Prove it!


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:29 PM

Its not screwing the customer, when he got a full refund.

And he didn't buy a product and not receive it.

 

It's an attempt to screw me out of money for one.  And as inkahauts said I invested time to try and find the best deal.  Time that was stolen from me since they tried to scam me out of more money.  And let's not forget the "Apple is now charging $75" lie they tried to feed me.


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:30 PM

Prove it!

 

It has been proven.  I provided a link to the $48 price.  Want to see the email where they tried to extort more from me?


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 11:47 PM

Whats to prove?  Everything I said was a fact.  They are not allowing people to buy it at the advertised price.  That means anyone who buys it then gets an email and has to wait till their money is returned and move on is having their time wasted.



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Posted 05 February 2014 - 07:50 AM

Prove they broke the law

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 07:52 AM

It has been proven. I provided a link to the $48 price. Want to see the email where they tried to extort more from me?

Yep

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 08:32 AM

Whats to prove?  They are not allowing people to buy it at the advertised price.  That means anyone who buys it then gets an email

Do we know that?  Has anyone else here tried to buy at the lower price yet?  If so, what happened?

 

I only buy apples at the grocery store, so I have no need to try to buy this.


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