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Topic # 5926 9-Dec-2005 11:00
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Arghhh. People pay for their actions. I bought a D-Link USB Wi-Fi adapter for a Mac here at home, from Dick Smith (product code XH6348). Price was $128. Found on Ascent today for $62.

I can't believe I was trapped by DSE on this one. I always check prices everywhere before buying from them. This is more than 100% price difference!

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Reply # 24480 9-Dec-2005 11:48
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oopsey-daisy! :-) well let's hope DSE is giving good portion of their profit to charity this year :-D




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Reply # 24497 9-Dec-2005 15:00
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DSE also have a good return policy ;)




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Reply # 24501 9-Dec-2005 16:40
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DSE should have a 15 day money back guarantee, you can take it back and buy from Ascent
Noel leeming does, I know for a fact.
Also it should come under consumer protection if you have kept your receipts and packing intact.



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Reply # 24509 9-Dec-2005 17:37
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suvneet: DSE should have a 15 day money back guarantee, you can take it back and buy from Ascent
Noel leeming does, I know for a fact.
Also it should come under consumer protection if you have kept your receipts and packing intact.


The Consumer Guarantees Act does not create an obligation for retailers to accept returns of goods unless they are defective. If a retailer has a satisfaction guarantee, then they do so on a purely voluntary basis.

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Reply # 24531 9-Dec-2005 21:43
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You should have checked pricespy.co.nz Mauricio - these guys are only $35 + GST

http://www.xpcomputers.co.nz/product_info.php?cPath=25&products_id=1532&osCsid=232d4c53a1a3ffb69c377ad070707a41


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Reply # 24926 18-Dec-2005 14:31
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Dick Smiths have a 14 day no questions asked return policy, iirc. When my wife was in hospital last year I got one of those magik tv arial thingys (peice of crap but better than the coat hanger) and took it back for a full refund when we had finished with it, the guy in the shop actually told me to do this :-).
On another occasion I rushed off to the Warehouse to get a "once in a lifetime chance" to purchase a Kodak digital camera "only 500 availiable nationwide" for $249.95. saw the same thing in Dick Smiths for $199.95 and found the rrp was $249.95. I called the Warehouse head office and a nice lady said her flabber had never been more gasted and sent me a cheque for $50.00. Makes you wonder about there marketing policy.
Oh, and Bond and Bond/Harvey Norman, here in NZ we call that competition, don't we?

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