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Mad Man    Posted 07-20-2004 at 16:22:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
Think I've found people worse to deal with than a telemarketer....The people you have to deal with involved in the rebate?? business.
Should have known better,bought a computer with $300 rebate,and it's been a pain.
Any of you been into this?


Burrhead    Posted 07-20-2004 at 17:18:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
I chased a $200 rebate promised thru Best Buy for nearly 3 years. Every time I thought of it I would check with them again and never got anything except more mad at them.

I'm on Melanie's team. I aint ever going thru the rebate hassle again.



JB    Posted 07-20-2004 at 17:14:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah, I bought a monitor with a nice rebate, did as asked and sat back and waited. Nothing. Wrote, and got the reply that they didn't have a record of my application. We fired letters back and forth. 7 months went by and I got mad as a hornet, and went on line and found a site where they posted about rebates, good or bad. I fired a new email off to the company, and told them I was giving them 10 days, and then I would be posting my opinion, with proof, on the site. Funny thing, in 2 days I got an email that they had 'found' my rebate forms, and I was now in the lineup for a rebate, but it might take 6 weeks. I knew dang well my opinion would be posted long before 6 weeks, and SURPRISE! Three days later, I got my rebate. I no longer fool with them.


Clod    Posted 07-20-2004 at 17:06:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ha ha! The bait you with re bates. I look for those who dont play that game. I will pay more for things without the shysters in hopes they will have to get a real job..PC World magazine had a bit on this subject awhile back.. Most who wrote in had no love for the rebate offers. They say if you work on it a long time you might get your rebate.What is your time worth?


Melanie    Posted 07-20-2004 at 17:05:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Don't get me started... I've had to go chasing after rebates for my boss, and once for my dad... never, no never, will I ever have dealings with those people again. They make their money on hoping you won't pursue it, and get huffy if you do.


UncleTom    Posted 07-20-2004 at 17:58:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
They hope that you give up i think. I had a $100 rebate comming and i had heard it would be tough to get. I e-mailed them when it was late and told them that i had done everything they asked. And that i wanted my moeny and im NOT going away. I got it a week later. UncleTom


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