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Best Buy, Speakeasy, huh?

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Mar. 27th, 2007 | 11:05 am

If you want to IM me to explain how much you hate Best Buy, and will now never consider, or are canceling, your Speakeasy account, don't bother.

I've already gotten a dozen IM's this morning on this topic.

The best way I can describe the announcement is this:

You are in a really funky, out of the way, atmosphere filled restaurant, and they bring a plate of food to your friend.

It looks awesome.

You think about ordering it.

Then the waiter comes out and spits in it.

You then hope your meal doesn't come out awful, because your backup plan was to order what your friend had, that is no longer an option.

A representative from Mc Donalds then walks in the front door and offers you a Big Mac.

At this point you hope you wake up from the nightmare.

You aren't wearing pants.

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Jamie McCarthy

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from: jamiemccarthy
date: Mar. 27th, 2007 07:17 pm (UTC)
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Thank you for leaving this LJ post!

Can I get your name and phone number please?

And your address?

Do you have one of our special credit cards? 10% off if you sign up!

Would you like a free subscription to Sports Illustrated?

Here's your receipt! And your paperwork for those six mail-in rebates you'll never get.

Thanks for posting at LJ!

...sir, can I please see your receipt, and take a quick look in your bags?

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Brian "Krow" Aker

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from: krow
date: Mar. 27th, 2007 07:51 pm (UTC)
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Ewww.... your post made me actually feel like I was in a Best Buy...

I think I will go mail order something to make myself feel better.

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inanna

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from: inanna
date: Mar. 28th, 2007 12:03 am (UTC)
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Funny... the last time we bought something at Best Buy (our Clearwire setup) we got good customer service, no attmept to up-sell us (actually, they suggested we not up-buy as it may not have been the best deal for us)... and we got our rebate in record time.

That being said... Bleh on Best Buy in general.

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