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AKT
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      12-11-2007, 05:16 PM
I'll explain the circumstances below but to summarize this request, I'd
appreciate help of anyone near Madison, WI in determining if the
CompUSA store at 213 Junction Road (just off Hwy 12/14) is still open?
Here is the Google map of the location:

<http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...=&ttype=&q=213
+junction+road+madison+wi&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=34.999041,65.21484
4&ie=UTF8&ll=43.062986,-89.527165&spn=0.063084,0.127373&z=13&om=1>

Now the circumstances. A few weeks ago CompUSA had advertised certain
Mac computers which for were for store sales only. The nearest near me
was in Madison (still 2.5 hours). I called and they said they had 2
left and I decided to go and buy. When I got there, they couldn't find
the machines (turns out they were being "refurbished"). The manager
offered some extra incentive and said he'd ship it to me as soon as
ready--- so I paid for it. Two weeks later, no computer and I read that
CompUSA is going to close all stores soon! The manager has not
responded to my emails and nobody is picking up the phone at the store.

So, if you are in/near Madison and can help me figure out if the store
is still open, that would be helpful.
 
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      12-11-2007, 05:27 PM
AKT wrote:

>I'll explain the circumstances below but to summarize this request, I'd
>appreciate help of anyone near Madison, WI in determining if the
>CompUSA store at 213 Junction Road (just off Hwy 12/14) is still open?
>
>



Do you not have telephone service where you live?
 
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      12-11-2007, 05:37 PM
In article <111220071116338122%(E-Mail Removed)>, AKT <(E-Mail Removed)>
wrote:

> I'll explain the circumstances below but to summarize this request, I'd
> appreciate help of anyone near Madison, WI in determining if the
> CompUSA store at 213 Junction Road (just off Hwy 12/14) is still open?
> Here is the Google map of the location:
>
> <http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...=&ttype=&q=213
> +junction+road+madison+wi&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=34.999041,65.21484
> 4&ie=UTF8&ll=43.062986,-89.527165&spn=0.063084,0.127373&z=13&om=1>
>
> Now the circumstances. A few weeks ago CompUSA had advertised certain
> Mac computers which for were for store sales only. The nearest near me
> was in Madison (still 2.5 hours). I called and they said they had 2
> left and I decided to go and buy. When I got there, they couldn't find
> the machines (turns out they were being "refurbished"). The manager
> offered some extra incentive and said he'd ship it to me as soon as
> ready--- so I paid for it. Two weeks later, no computer and I read that
> CompUSA is going to close all stores soon! The manager has not
> responded to my emails and nobody is picking up the phone at the store.
>
> So, if you are in/near Madison and can help me figure out if the store
> is still open, that would be helpful.


If you paid for it with a credit card, contact the company and do a
chargeback ASAP. It takes some companies 60 days to process these
things, so you better start NOW.

If you paid for it with a check or cash, you're screwed.

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Don Lancaster
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      12-11-2007, 05:43 PM
clams casino wrote:
> AKT wrote:
>
>> I'll explain the circumstances below but to summarize this request, I'd
>> appreciate help of anyone near Madison, WI in determining if the
>> CompUSA store at 213 Junction Road (just off Hwy 12/14) is still open?
>>
>>

>
>
> Do you not have telephone service where you live?


http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070228-8940.html says that most
of the CompUSA stores will start closing last February.

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Michelle Steiner
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      12-11-2007, 05:48 PM
In article <111220071116338122%(E-Mail Removed)>, AKT <(E-Mail Removed)>
wrote:

> I'll explain the circumstances below but to summarize this request,
> I'd appreciate help of anyone near Madison, WI in determining if the
> CompUSA store at 213 Junction Road (just off Hwy 12/14) is still
> open?


CompUSA has gone out of business. They're kaput.

(Reply truncated to five newsgroups; the limit imposed by my news
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Michelle Steiner
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      12-11-2007, 05:51 PM
In article <(E-Mail Removed)>,
Michael Vilain <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

> If you paid for it with a credit card, contact the company and do a
> chargeback ASAP. It takes some companies 60 days to process these
> things, so you better start NOW.


If by "the company", you mean CompUSA, he should contact the credit card
company. I've found that they will suspend payment and charge back
immediately, but if they find that the charge is legitimate, they'll
reverse that and charge you again.

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Arny Krueger
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      12-11-2007, 06:05 PM
"Michelle Steiner" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> In article <111220071116338122%(E-Mail Removed)>, AKT
> <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>
>> I'll explain the circumstances below but to summarize
>> this request, I'd appreciate help of anyone near
>> Madison, WI in determining if the CompUSA store at 213
>> Junction Road (just off Hwy 12/14) is still open?

>
> CompUSA has gone out of business. They're kaput.


Really?

You mean they closed like 128 stores.


There seem to be about 100 stores that are still open.

Or did something more happen just lately?


 
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      12-11-2007, 06:13 PM
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> CompUSA has gone out of business. They're kaput.


not yet they haven't.

the story i read was that they'll close 'after the holidays' with sales
beginning during the holiday season.
 
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      12-11-2007, 06:14 PM
In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, Arny Krueger
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> You mean they closed like 128 stores.
>
> There seem to be about 100 stores that are still open.
>
> Or did something more happen just lately?


the rest of the stores will be closing in a month or two, and at that
point, compusa will be history.
 
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George M. Middius
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      12-11-2007, 06:16 PM


The Big **** demonstrates his great acumen in the kompyootur business.

> > CompUSA has gone out of business. They're kaput.


> Really?
> You mean they closed like 128 stores.
> There seem to be about 100 stores that are still open.
> Or did something more happen just lately?


Looks like "Google lied" to you again, Turdy. Your handicaps are
overwhelming.



 
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