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I got a DS! I got a rock...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Batman, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Mother buys a Nintendo DS from Wal-Mart for her son. Gets it home, opens it up and finds nothing but a box of rocks and a Chinese newspaper.
    Amazingly, Wal-Mart AND Nintendo refuse to do anything for her until word gets out. Oh yeah, and when the Wal-Mart finds out another customer had returned the same box, rocks included. I can see somebody like eBay telling you there's nothing they can do, but Wal-Mart? How in the holy hell can they sell you a box of rocks and then tell you to piss off when you try to return it?

  2. Because Wal Mart sucks monkey cock for a zillion diffferent reasons.
    This is merely the newest one.
  3. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    How does Wal-Mart know that the box came with rocks, and that you didn't just take out the DS and put a bunch of rocks in it?

    You should always open expensive electronics purchases before leaving the store.
  4. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    I'd like to believe a scam artist could come up with something better than rocks in a box. That's almost too weird NOT to believe it.
  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    The Chinese newspaper is a nice touch.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I so thought that post was from Bubs...
  7. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

  8. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    But rocks and a Chinese newspaper? If you're going to pull a scam, wouldn't you just say the box was empty? Or wouldn't there be a rash of these types of things happening at other stores in the area?

    On another note, at least someone's buying newspapers these days.
  9. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    I bought my daughter a DSi at Walmart* two weeks ago, and as I walked out of the store I thought this very thing, minus the Chinese newspaper. Fortunately it had a working DSi, and the only Chinese print was part of the owner's manual.
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