Verizon to match Walmart price?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by raydog153, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. qoncept

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    I'm not sure exactly how it worked out PowerPlay, but here's the situation I was in:

    I got an enV Touch for $100 with my credit. The Blackberry Curve would have been $50.

    I realized the enV Touch was a worthless piece of crap and returned it 3 days later for the Curve. I walked out of the store with the phone and $15.
     
  2. jweber

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    You can get your new every two back if you return a phone. I returned an enV Touch and I did get my NE2 back. But the new every two only counts towards a verizon purchase, but you can infact get it back. You also dont have to pay a restocking fee if you do not get another phone until after 3 days have past.
     
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    Gravity, the point I was making was the 25% in price difference, not the cost between a phone and a home. I am sorry that was too difficult for you to understand my point... you make it sound like everyone here wondering if they can get $50 are a bunch of whiners, my point is, not everyone balks at $50 in savings if there is a chance they can get that back. It's a 25% difference, that's a big difference. I don't assume your finances, but anyone to come blasting others for wanting $50 back.. to actually take the effort not to contribute to the OP conversation but instead insult people, must be well off enough to not care about a 25% difference in price regardless of the product and cost. It seems pointless for you to make a comment at all if you've got nothing to add to the thread.
     
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    Gravity has a little bit of a point though. Although said kinda in a D$#% way we shouldn't whine about $50. And yes not everybody has money and would love to save $50. I would too. But C'mon if you have NE2 that brings the phone down that $50 NEways. Or $100 if you are grandfathered in. Yeah the $149 deal is great but I would rather get my phone from Verizon anyway or BestBuy at least. $50 to me isn't worth the aggravation and time.
     
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    Papa.. I am personally not going to go thru the hassle of returning my phone and buying it again to save $50... They should, however offer a $50 refund say towards accessories to "match" what others are selling them for.. but to make 3 posts in total, all 3 in this thread and all to complain about people wanting to get $50 back.. seems kind of ridiculous that youre only coming on here to try to make other people feel like crap for wanting $50 back. Go troll somewhere else if that's the case. What he should have done is just started a new thread "Tired of hearing people cry about saving $50" and then at least the thread is about what he said. That's all I am saying. Hell, I realize now that by me replying to him, his purpose was served.. he most likely posted JUST to get a reaction like mine out of what he said. Go figure, I like to argue. lol.
     
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    To clarify this a little...the restocking fee is really an exchange fee. If you return a device and get another within a 3 day period then the restocking fee applies. Not sure how this applies to returning to VZW and purchasing from a 3rd party...
     
  7. raydog153

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    Well since I posted this thought I would chime in. I did a bunch of homework before fri, many people said Best Buy would honer the NE2, I didn't see any other place saying they would carry the phone. I wanted it before I went to work and Best buy wasn't going to be open till 10. I would have gladly waited if I knew I would get an extra $50 off. So it kinda sticks that because I decided to go with Verizon I get stiffed, I should be teated better than the customers at none Verizon stores. No I am not a tighwad, but I could really use the money still, and if I did go back to verizon, I would complain, but if no luck I would just go home, not return the phone.

    Main reason for posting was because I was wondering if anyone else even tried this as a Verizon store, and just trying to find out if it was even worth it to think about it let alone doit. Bestbuy and many other stores have price protection just for this reason.
     
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    Andjarnic. yeah I understand. And he did get what he wanted out of you. I get sucked in like that all the time. Much luck to you!
     
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    So all the sheeple should just pay whatever and be happy? lmao, some of the opinions in this thread are the exact reason society is crap nowadays, people bend over and take it time and time again, its YOUR freakin money, fight for it or hand it out, its your choice. Dont let someone say your cheap because you want to pay the fair price that everyone else is paying, if down the road is $50 cheaper, match it, beat it or I go there, thats what smart shopping is all about.
     
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    that is so ignorant. if you can save money, why not do it? especially with they way things are, $50 can go a long way for many of us. just because $50 isn't that important to you, doesn't give you the right to insult people who value their money and are financially responsible.
     
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    Price?

    Yikes, I never thought about getting a lower price, too stupid to even think about it. My job was simply to be first in line to get one. Sat on my bike outside for three hours and got the first one sold here in podunk, wife showed up and got the next one. I was and am happy as hell about that. Going back for two more for my sons. I'm planning to go to the Verizon store to do it, can't handle Walmart. Maybe for a hundred bucks I should reconsider, but my sons are not eligible for upgrades yet, each having destroyed an Alltell phone within the last year and my local Verizon dude is going to upgrade them anyway.
     
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    Amazon has it for $149 as well incase you would perfer that over walmart... and you would save on sales tax too.:icon_ banana:
     
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