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Futurama complete box - £14.99?!

Discussion in 'Shopping, Deals, Discounts & Bargains' started by Cowbuster, Dec 27, 2004.

  1. Cowbuster

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    This is a strange one! Go to WHSmith's website Here!!
    It may come up as £79.99 but just hit refresh one or two times and the price changes to £14.99!! If it goes back to £79.99 at the checkout, just delete your cookies and try again. I confirmed my order for £14.99 and got an email from them to that effect!

    Hopefully they will honour and not try to wiggle out of it!

    :smashin:
     
  2. SeaneyC

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    Great spot, how the hell did you find that out!! Was a bit worried about this:

    We are happy to confirm that you will not be charged for this order until we are ready to send it to you.
    If your order contains items with different dispatch or delivery times, we may wait until we are able to send them in a single parcel.

    So i guess they might pull the old, "haven't got this in stock, don't worry we haven't charged your card" trick.
     
  3. A DoNK

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    Just placed my order ! awesome deal!


    Dear Jason Townsend,

    Thank you for placing an order with us.

    Your order number is 9547XXXXX and the following item(s) are being processed:

    Title : Futurama Season 1-4 Complete B
    Product Code : 27300DVD
    Price : 14.99 GBP
    Quantity : 1
    :smoke:


    Hope they will send it!!!!...... and good spot!


    :thumbsup:
     
  4. JSW

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    Nice one thanks
     
  5. Cowbuster

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    It was one of those weird coincidences!! I was loading up about five pages at once (as you do!!). I was looking at that page and accidently closed it instead of another. I opened it up again noticed the price had dropped considerably!! Then through playing around with it found that it changed almost all the time by refreshing the page.

    My stupidity serves me well sometimes!!

    :)
     
  6. T.D.Henry

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    Thanks just gone for it! :)
     
  7. DVDcake

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    Hope you all read this at the bottom of the order confirmation page, I think this would be their get out clause. :(

    "We will endeavour to source the title(s) you have ordered. Please note that this confirmation of order is not a confirmed acceptance of your offer. All title(s) are ordered subject to availability and prices quoted by publishers are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond the control of WHSmith.co.uk. Should a price change outside the guidelines indicated on our Help Pages, we will contact you by e-mail and ask if you wish to proceed. You will have no obligation to purchase the title(s) at the new price quoted."
     
  8. Cowbuster

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    I think it's always worth a try though. I mean recently Tesco put a Gamecube and game up on their website for something ridiculous like £33!! They honoured every single order made! I think some people kicked up a bit of a fuss beforehand though.......

    :)
     
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    knowing WHS in the past you will have no chance of getting it but well worth a try
     
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    Lot of effort to make the price stick but managed to oreder it.
    Really hope this works.

    Makes you wonder if the've got problems with any other dvd's

    hmmmm.. have to go exploring!
     
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    Based on their 'boxset balls-up' (half price plus BOGOF) earlier in the year this is not going to happen!
    Even after they had promised to supply one copy of each item ordered they never fulfilled it. I even went as far as sending them a letter of complaint by recorded delivery but they didn't bother to reply. Terrible website, terrible stock control, terrible customer service and unless they have taken your money, which they won't have, you don't have a leg to stand on :(
     
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    I agree!! there tighter than a ducks chuffer (but I have ordered one just in case) :laugh:
     
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    i am going to try and order it with the option to pick up at local store, might get it that way no ??

    its gotta be worth a try :)

    btw when i searched for it the price still comes up at £14.99, every time i refresh etc its always 14.99 :)

    i will let you know how i get on ;)
     
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    It's worth a shot MDX although their sales staff are notorious for not letting mis-prices go through. They'll call the manager at the merest sniff of a comment about online prices!!!
    Good luck.
     
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    i can't get on the website at all at the moment, hope it changes in time to get the deal!
     
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    Link isn't working? :confused:
     
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    it is working now and i ordered mine but at the bottom of the receipt page there's:
    so unless it goes through with no one noticing the crazy price they'll be allowed to stop it

    also i think i saw the google cached price of the boxset to be £65, so that is likely what they'll end up asking
     
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    ordered mine but its says its out of stock

    says 2-4 weeks or else order is cancelled
     
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    my status is 'On Order'
    is everyone else's?
     
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    Well my order is in. :clap:
     
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    ordered it, not a chance in hell of getting it, but if you dont ask, you dont get
     
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    the bastards keep rejecting my credit cards , saying they are not valid

    i have used 2 different ones and a debit card

    i`m sure they are just saying this as i have used them al today

    :eek:
     
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    I hope you give them laldy (wherein one exclaims in a most vociferous manner) if they don't honour their word.

    Remember the saying - "A man only has two things - his word and his balls.".
     
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    nice spot !! if it comes off i owe u a pint, thanks.
     
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    Isn't that actually THREE things? :laugh:
     
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    link says - 'product unavailable' now when you go there...hmm
     
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    So much for that then :<
     
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    still no email saying I aint getting it for 14.99 so i'll keep my fingers crossed. -- maybe they took it off their site so they could honor the people who have bought it so far ?
     
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    Damn too late as usual... :(
     
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    It took them longer than I thought to notice! I still haven't received anymore emails from them though......
     

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