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CT Shoes return-refunded too much

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by etown883, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. grimslade

    grimslade Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I'd rather have the "Get Out Of Jail Free" card.


    That is totally irrational. The get out of jail free card is worth at most $50. Probably only worth something like $42.


    The $50 will get you out of jail "free," but is also more liquid. Think about it, man.

    (Isn't the monopoly card for $200, incidentally?)
     
  2. lawyerdad

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    That is totally irrational. The get out of jail free card is worth at most $50. Probably only worth something like $42.


    The $50 will get you out of jail "free," but is also more liquid. Think about it, man.

    (Isn't the monopoly card for $200, incidentally?)

    Well, the premise seemed to be that we were importing these cards into real life. $50 won't even get in you in the bail bondsman's door, much less put a dent in my hourly rate.
    Looked at from a different perspective, I can guarantee you that if you had a "GOOJF" card, I could hook you up with somebody - for example, a guy whose name rhymes with "Def Illing" - who'd pay you a lot more than $200 for it.
     
  3. Lino

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    When I got the email is was said they where crediting my account. I called and they said they could give a refund on my credit card.

    I am a bit annoyed by the whole experience as I did like the shoes and when I tried them on in the store in the correct size they fit really well and felt great"”and at only $80 each! When I spoke to them on the phone I tried to make it clear to them that they need to fix the way they resize from US to UK sizes"”to go a full size down and not a half size.
     
  4. grimslade

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    Well, the premise seemed to be that we were importing these cards into real life. $50 won't even get in you in the bail bondsman's door, much less put a dent in my hourly rate.
    Looked at from a different perspective, I can guarantee you that if you had a "GOOJF" card, I could hook you up with somebody - for example, a guy whose name rhymes with "Def Illing" - who'd pay you a lot more than $200 for it.


    If that's how you interpreted the original comment, you're forgiven, dad. [​IMG]
     
  5. rach2jlc

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    If you ask a question like this in public, of course the response is "You must return the money." By asking such a question in a public forum where ANYBODY can read it, you've almost MADE yourself have to return it. As odd as it sounds, I wouldn't be surprised if somebody sent CT an email and "told" on you. It's just like the poster a while back (or was it on AAAC?) where a question was asked about a great deal on an overcoat and the next day they were all sold out. The internet is a GREAT place for dishing out moral advice but not so great a place for putting one's money where one's mouth is because there is no accountability.

    So, since it is obviously a moral consideration to you, return it. Personally, I would never have even asked about it and would have played it as it lay.

    John
     
  6. lawyerdad

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    If that's how you interpreted the original comment, you're forgiven, dad. [​IMG]
    Much appreciated. [​IMG]
     
  7. lawyerdad

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    If you ask a question like this in public, of course the response is "You must return the money." By asking such a question in a public forum where ANYBODY can read it, you've almost MADE yourself have to return it. As odd as it sounds, I wouldn't be surprised if somebody sent CT an email and "told" on you. It's just like the poster a while back (or was it on AAAC?) where a question was asked about a great deal on an overcoat and the next day they were all sold out. The internet is a GREAT place for dishing out moral advice but not so great a place for putting one's money where one's mouth is because there is no accountability.

    So, since it is obviously a moral consideration to you, return it. Personally, I would never have even asked about it and would have played it as it lay.

    John

    Doesn't your post kind of disprove its own premise?
     
  8. JBZ

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    What about the "Kent Wang dropped his wallet" error? Does one have any obligation to return that money?

    I would use any money I found in Kent's wallet to hire an illegal to mow my lawn. [​IMG]
     
  9. rach2jlc

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    Doesn't your post kind of disprove its own premise?

    Probably. [​IMG]

    All that I meant was that when you ask a question like the original post on a public forum, the responses and that question are seen by everybody. So, the fact that others are going to see our responses changes what we might really say or do in real life, when they wouldn't see it. I think many of us, regardless of what we'd REALLY do, would be hesitant to say to this poster, "Hell, no, keep that money and then call CT and try to take more!"

    John
     
  10. raley

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    You guys are all very noble. I would keep the money. CT has also kind of screwed me over several times. A few weeks before the sale, I ordered a pair of shoes and it would not go through. I kept calling them and fixed everything they asked for (mismatching shipping/billing address, although it let me enter two different ones on the order form). After 3-4 calls and "yes it will work" responses from the people, my order was canceled and that was that.

    I then ordered during the sale and they had the same problem, this time with another credit card (a friend's). We ended up just getting it sent to her billing address, which they did after a week or two of waiting in limbo. But, they charged me shipping. So it was like 183 something for 2 pairs of shoes. They were very rude on the phone and said that we got lucky with the 100$ off which was not supposed to happen, and they would be happy to add 100$ to the bill and give me free shipping. Nice guys.
     
  11. etown883

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    Check the card online this morning, I was refunded the correct amount of $170. Thanks all!
     
  12. Quirk

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    I would try to have my ethical cake and eat it too -- I would call them and tell them they screwed up, all the while hoping that they'd be cool and say "oh, that's ok, our screwup -- you keep it." I guess that makes me not really ethical, but that's okay. [​IMG]
     
  13. NoVaguy

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    I would try to have my ethical cake and eat it too -- I would call them and tell them they screwed up, all the while hoping that they'd be cool and say "oh, that's ok, our screwup -- you keep it." I guess that makes me not really ethical, but that's okay. [​IMG]

    nothing wrong with that. that's them giving you a gratuity for the hassle. and hopefully getting a future customer.
     
  14. Kent Wang

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    There's a book written on this very subject. [​IMG]
     
  15. Quirk

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    There's a book written on this very subject.

    [​IMG]


    "The Jewish Ethicist"? Hasn't that book already been written? [​IMG]
     
  16. EL72

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    "The Jewish Ethicist"? Hasn't that book already been written? [​IMG]

    I don't get it [​IMG]
     
  17. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Well-Known Member

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    I don't get it [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    Unless maybe he means:
    [​IMG]
    Most likely the former, though. [​IMG]
     
  18. Quirk

    Quirk Well-Known Member

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    I don't get it [​IMG]
    Talmud.
     

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