Best Buy does it again.... Premium pricing for Widescreen Cats and Dogs

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Justin Lane, Dec 15, 2001.

  1. Mark Zimmer

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    David, an added benefit to your plan just occurred to me: when you go back to grab 3 of the P&S version to show to get the lower price, you're also getting 3 of the MARred version off the shelves, thereby possibly saving three lost souls! Well done!
     
  2. Chris Hicks

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    *************possible mature***********************

    Man who loves P&S: Hi, my name is Joe and I have a 2" penis cause I'm edited for your dis-satisfaction.
     
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  5. Chris Hicks

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    Hi Nate. I hope you know that was just a joke.[​IMG]
     
  6. Nate Anderson

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    Yeah Chris, I know that was a joke. My response was also a joke.
     
  7. Ross Waite

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    Actually, you could purchase the P&S version, open it, then bring it into the store and exchange it for the OAR version claiming the P&S version is defective.

    When doing an "even" exchange, it is very unlikely that they will even notice their error.

    If asked what is wrong with the product, tell them the sides were removed, and that you paid for the entire movie. Or not, and claim it doesn't display correctly on your TV (which is technically the truth, from an OAR perspective).

    ...Just a thought. We might as well use their ignorance against them.

    -Ross
     
  8. Alex S

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    I got C& D widescreen from BB for $19.99.
     
  9. Michael Harris

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    Well, it seems that BB is not the only one that has different prices for the OAR and P&S of "Cats and Dogs". Just went to Amazon and saw that the OAR is 21.46 (20% off list) and P&S is 20.24(25% off). List price for both is the same.
     
  10. Prentice Cotham

    Prentice Cotham Supporting Actor

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    At my BB store, they are both priced at $22.99.
     
  11. JasonKrol

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    also, the funny thing is, its actually more expensive to produce a P&S version of a movie on DVD than its OAR version.

    I mean, they need to actually go in and spend time setting up the actual Panning and Scanning, whereas the OAR version they just "burn" to a DVD. (i know, i know, way more complicated, but in a nutshell)

    this sucks.
     
  12. John Knowles

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    At the BB I work at, p/t, they're both $22.99 (at least that's what the computer said--I couldn't find a WS one on the shelf!
     
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  14. LarryH

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    Checked my local BB today and there were exactly five copies of Cats and Dogs - all widescreen. Unfortunately, I fear that just means there're the ones not selling (also at $22.99).
     
  15. Robert_eb

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    I just picked up a widescreen copy at BB for $14.99. The register actually rang it up for $22.99 but the sticker on the packaging was $14.99.
     

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