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Man Buys $2000 MacBook Pro at Best Buy, Gets Only a Brick


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294w ago - Well here we go again; less than a week after a boy [Register or Login to view links] a Nintendo DS box with rocks in it, a similar incident has happened to someone buying a MacBook Pro at Best Buy.

This time however, instead of finding rocks, the buyer received a nice red brick. As delighted as he was, I think he would have rather got his $2000 MacBook Pro.

So far no one has taken responsibility for the problem, and it doesn't look like anybody will; Best Buy says the box was factory sealed when sold, and Apple hasn't said anything yet.

Not promising for the guy and his brick if you ask me!



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#9 - JacobLaFlare - 293w ago
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haaaa. this remind me of a video that ive seen about someone using bricks as money to buy stuff.

did best buy even know there was a brick in the box?

#8 - PS3 News - 294w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by slastrina View Post
hey boss can you add a voice record function to the comments.

I can suggest it to CJPC sure, just so he can have a good laugh too.

#7 - JeffJ - 294w ago
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u know exactly what bestbuy and apple r saying, yah right, you put the brick in there.

poor guy.

#6 - CJPC - 294w ago
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It seems to be a common thing with Best Buy - why you should (on nearly any purchase) have them open it and verify that it is intact (they can then re-seal it with there "Best Buy" tape)

I learned that the hard way, about 8 months ago, bought a 1TB USB drive, got it home, someone swapped the drive with a 2gb one - boy was I pissed!

Managed to return it however, saying it was not working, as, it wasn't!

Needless to say, check before you buy!

Although, it was nearly impossible to check the drive I got, it was inside of a USB enclosure, but still, its quite obvious with a laptop.

#5 - Dreamcatcher - 294w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by slastrina View Post
hey boss can you add a voice record function to the comments. i would really like to share how much i laughed at this. ha ha ha "roll over" ha ha lol.

You wouldn't be laughing if that happend to you!!!

 

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