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#272607 4-Jul-2020 22:53
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I just noticed this on PBTech's website, that band has NEVER cost more than $69 before, or am I misunderstanding it because it's buy one get one free? But surely it should not say "was $138" just because you get one free that gives the impression that one of them cost $138.

 


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  #2517437 4-Jul-2020 23:36
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Anyone looking at that casually would assume the original retail price for a single item is $138. That needs to be fixed.

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  #2517438 4-Jul-2020 23:44
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PBTech have never given a rats about adequately following consumer law... why should they start now?

In all seriousness though, this is quite misleading especially to a casual reader and really should be changed. They’re effectively claiming the saving twice.




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  #2517440 4-Jul-2020 23:46
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Throw the '1 per customer' in the mix and you have the perfect April 1 page


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  #2517481 5-Jul-2020 10:24
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I remember I saw they have this on daily steals recently before, so check back my email and found it. 

 


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  #2517527 5-Jul-2020 12:38
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That's 100% deceitful and deliberately misleading advertising. 

 

As mentioned above though - It's PBtech. I am reasonably certain the arrogant pieces of work consider fines as 'cost of doing business' rather than a deterrent of any kind. 

 

I mean the CGA/FTA both relies heavily on businesses to police themselves or consumers to complain. 


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  #2517530 5-Jul-2020 12:55
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On looking at that advert I saw that 2 of them would cost $138, but now it's down to $69 for 2 of them.
So that's not necessarily untrue - but $69 each is at the higher end of the "normal" price.
I think someone has then stuck a buy one get one free red blob on the ad.
Without the blob the ad is not too bad.
Adding the blob *could* make it seem like the normal price per item is $138 - but I didn't read it that way - maybe because I have a rough idea on the pricing.m

I think someone has just got a bit enthusiastic trying to point out what a deal it is.

In any event, $69 gives you 2 watches and that's quite a good deal.




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  #2517535 5-Jul-2020 13:40
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robjg63: On looking at that advert I saw that 2 of them would cost $138, but now it's down to $69 for 2 of them.
So that's not necessarily untrue - but $69 each is at the higher end of the "normal" price.
I think someone has then stuck a buy one get one free red blob on the ad.
Without the blob the ad is not too bad.
Adding the blob *could* make it seem like the normal price per item is $138 - but I didn't read it that way - maybe because I have a rough idea on the pricing.m

I think someone has just got a bit enthusiastic trying to point out what a deal it is.

In any event, $69 gives you 2 watches and that's quite a good deal.

 

They explicitly say "Buy one get one free" so any normal punter would equate the normal price as per item.

 

Very misleading but a reasonable deal really


 
 
 
 


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  #2517540 5-Jul-2020 13:54
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I read this as you get 2 for $69. ie, they are $38 each. 

 

But, it also says, only one per customer, so, this is terribly worded. 

 

 

 

 


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