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Well done Carrefour! xuejia22 Jun 10th, 11, 12:16 AM #1

*UPDATE*

Picked up the Alienware M14x today from expo. Had a friendly chat with the staff there. 3 words:

WELL DONE CARREFOUR!

They have really kept their promise and although they were not obliged to sell at this price, they did gracefully honour their promise and offer this special deal for the few of us.

I must say, a job well done! Impressive!








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xuejia22 Jun 10th, 11, 12:18 AM #2
Reserve post. Mods please sticky this interesting thread!
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mirAcles Jun 10th, 11, 12:20 AM #3
WOW. lucky guy
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lennardseah Jun 10th, 11, 12:24 AM #4
nice!
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quantumfusion Jun 10th, 11, 12:53 AM #5
haha , anyway legally , they can dont give u one .

cuz its an invitation to treat, rather than a contract
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xuejia22 Jun 10th, 11, 12:57 AM #6
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haha , anyway legally , they can dont give u one .

cuz its an invitation to treat, rather than a contract
Yup definitely. Hence I did not believe anything would change then. I was there just to see how things pan out. Most of the time the crowd just scatter. I guess people skipping work in the morning and queuing for this didn't think so.

Oh well, let's just see if Carrefour honour their promise.
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skulltre Jun 10th, 11, 12:59 AM #7
it exist everywhere.. classic everyday example is the price list in SLS shops =.=
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xuejia22 Jun 10th, 11, 01:06 AM #8
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it exist everywhere.. classic everyday example is the price list in SLS shops =.=
Yeah what's new right? Zzzz
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n0obiez Jun 10th, 11, 01:07 AM #9
In a way you gained if you get to buy the laptop at that price.
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Philip Jun 10th, 11, 02:25 AM #10
There's a reason why they ushered you folks aside to negotiate. But, by publicly announcing this special arrangement in the forum, you're not actually helping Carrefour nor yourself in resolving the issue. What if more people step forward and demand to buy the lappie at $999?

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ukiya88 Jun 10th, 11, 04:21 AM #11
yep its an invitation to treat not an offer..
even suing doesn't work.

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by posting this, ppl knew it was a typo, hence if they sue or complain to authorities, Carrefour will win.

Carrefour still has every right to retract the offer since there wasn't any consideration. haaa..

but yeah, nice scenario to see but Carrefour is very kind enough to even offer. someone must have gotten a big paycut or the sack. haaa
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xuejia22 Jun 10th, 11, 09:10 AM #12
I'm actually more interested to see how Carrefour resolve such matters. Big companies usually will not risk damaging their reputation. Whether I eventually get the offer is honestly not that important.
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lennardseah Jun 10th, 11, 09:57 AM #13
i posted about it on about show portal: Curious Case of the $999 Alienware M14x (PC Show 2011) - Bait and Switch?

hopefully it will help you guys and make carrefour accountable for their mistake
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i posted about it on about show portal: Curious Case of the $999 Alienware M14x (PC Show 2011) - Bait and Switch?

hopefully it will help you guys and make carrefour accountable for their mistake
hahah thanks for the exposure!
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Sexmaster2k Jun 10th, 11, 10:12 AM #15
even so, MX11 at price $999 also very attractive as well, those who kbkp there definately know it cant be true for 14", but just wanna thick skin there...
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