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  # 1397784 1-Oct-2015 09:36
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Me, I'm just waiting for the outraged posts of people claiming that Harvey Norman entered into a contract for the lower prices and should be compelled by the full force of the law, the principle of "the customer is always right" and common decency to deliver the obviously mispriced goods, preferably with a chocolate cake and bottle of wine to apologise for the grave concern caused by having to wonder if the order would actually be fulfilled.

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  # 1400551 5-Oct-2015 20:32
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Rikkitic: I have restrained myself up to now, but I have to say this: Every other day Harvey Norman starts screaming at maximum volume that they are having a one-time only never to be repeated end of the world sale with prices so low the store owners' children will have to be sold into slavery. So how is a customer supposed to pick out a genuine pricing error from all this endlessly repeated hyperbolic noise? I don't blame anyone for thinking they were actually having a real sale for once and trying to grab a bargain. If HN ever stopped shouting so much, people might start to take them more seriously and then someone might say hey, this can't be right, HN wouldn't do something that crazy, it must be a mistake. That company deserves everything they get and I hope the lawsuits are plentiful and successful. My ears will welcome the silence.


I'm sorry but no rational person thinks that a couch that sells every day for 3k+ is going to be sold for < $500


1) biggest ever sale

2) no mention of normal price

3) website looks legit

4) click and bought it

More like:

1) Biggest sale ever
2) You KNOW what this means, you aren't new to NZ
3) You saw a deal on the HN Website, or more likely saw people talking about it on facebook/twitter, knew it wasn't legit, but thought you didn't have anything to lose, decided to try your luck.
4) Weren't surprised given 3) but still seem strangely upset, that they wouldn't take a $3000 loss to apease you, even though you knew it was a mistake before you bought it, because you are intelligent enough to write a post in a technical forum.

This thread has gone on about 9 pages too long. Take your $100 and move on.

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