Does returning stuff to Wal-Mart still work?

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Jan 27, 2011
  1. jazvdb
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    Let's say I have Twilight Princess (Wii) that I bought used from gamestop for $30, 2 years ago..

    Now i want to go to walmart and claim that "i have received this game for christmas, but it seems defective"

    Will they accept it and give my "money/gift cards/credit"

    I know this used to work, but yeah its been a while...
     
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    You need to have a receipt and I bet they'll notice if your game is 2 years old..
     
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    Someone at my walmart tried that and they didn't accept it back without the receipt
     
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    That is sleazy as hell. You are a bad human being.
     
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    What comes around goes around. That not a really good thing to do.
     
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    I wish. I'd go buy a few $5 games, and give them to Wal-Mart in exchange for $29.99.
     
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    Any store willing to do without a receipt deserves to be scammed in my books.
     
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    not gonna work and stop trying to commit fraud
     
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    I have a friend that is in charge of the security at a Walmart. He'd like to see you try.

    He told me that even tho his store is Florida he can look at the cams of any Walmart in the U.S. and is encuraged to do so.
     
  10. VashTS

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    if its sealed then maybe, they will give you store credit and just sell it to the next schmuck who will overpay for entertainment.
     
  11. trumpet-205

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    That is called a fraud. You think Walmart is stupid enough to let you return without any proof of purchase from them?
     
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    One think still works... say your 360 headset stops working? Buy one used. Put the defective one in the newer box. Take it back and claim it was defective. Ya got a working headset now! Same applys for games.
     
  13. Blood Fetish

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    Some of the people in this thread are really trash. Why are the moderator's even allowing a discussion of fraud and theft strategies?
     
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    They most likely haven't seen it yet. The thread title suggests that someone is asking if they can return merchandise to Wal-Mart, so it seems harmless. If you see a issue with the thread, hit the [​IMG] button.
     
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    Didn't say I did any of this stuff. Ive just heard of people doing it.
     

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