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    (Original post by Sam7v)
    My mate says the law states that if something is priced wrongly, it is an invitation to treat, not a legal contract. They can say they don't want to sell it.

    Lets hope they feel kind though :-)
    This is correct.
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    I think in actual physical shops... they're allowed 24 hours to change the signage if something's priced wrongly. I can't see why it'd be any different for online retailers?
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    It won't come.
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    I doubt this will work though - but i'm annoyed I didnt see this earlier - its worth a shot!

    Anyones gone through? As in, actually worked?!
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    (Original post by leala4628)
    I think we should all try and email newspapers/BBC to try and get some publicity about it. Amazon are less likely to deny the order if their company will look bad.
    done
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    (Original post by The West Wing)
    No it's not, and neither is it on the high street. This counts as an invitation to treat, not a contract, and only if they actually deliver the product does it become legally binding.
    no, from third party seller its a contract to purchase

    Please note that for items ordered from Amazon.co.uk this e-mail is only an acknowledgement of receipt of your order and your contract to purchase these items is not complete until we send you an e-mail notifying you that the items have been dispatched to you. For items purchased from third parties in Marketplace, this e-mail confirms the completion of your contract to purchase those items.
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    lol @ all the people suggesting making a fuss and arguing legalities.

    We have no ground on which to stand here. Chances are the company will not charge/will refund the order and put the items back up at the proper price.
    There will be no bad feedback as no transaction has occurred and no one will care as it happens all the while.
    Mistakes like this happen pretty much daily and I've only ever once got anything from it and that was capacitors from a electrical supplier :p: not individual high priced goods.

    Having said that, there is no harm trying but as I've said before, previous mispriced products have been cancelled when I tried to buy them from this exact company

    I'd give a 99.99999% chance of you getting nothing more than an apology/order cancelled email
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    (Original post by The West Wing)
    No it's not, and neither is it on the high street. This counts as an invitation to treat, not a contract, and only if they actually deliver the product does it become legally binding.
    When I worked in John Lewis we were told this was the law:

    if you see a label in the high street that clearly displays the items name and details eg:

    "Ipod touch 32gb 2nd Generation
    -touch screen
    -thousands of songs
    -etc

    £20.00"

    then the shop is obliged to offer you the item at this price.

    If it it just a pile of items with a blank price tag saying: £20.00, then they are under no obligation to meet the price, just as they are under no obligation if someone puts an ipod touch in a 50p bargain bin.
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    I just got an email and my heart sank but it wasn't from amazon. Phew.
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    (Original post by itszednotzee)
    I doubt this will work though - but i'm annoyed I didnt see this earlier - its worth a shot!

    Anyones gone through?
    They all went through. Mine went through a while ago and I have a confirmation e-mail sitting pretty in my inbox.
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    What delivery did everyone get? I went for standard - couldn't be bothered with express tbh.
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    (Original post by The West Wing)
    No it's not, and neither is it on the high street. This counts as an invitation to treat, not a contract, and only if they actually deliver the product does it become legally binding.
    It will be interesrting to see how they get out of supplying us. We now have a contract of sale stated by the following line from the confirmation email "For items purchased from third parties in Marketplace, this e-mail confirms the completion of your contract to purchase those items. "


    Also, those quoting the Amazon T&C about mispriced product, they're Amazon's T&C's. After combing through this companies info on their seller page there is nothing in their T&C's to cover this.
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    Argos only got out of this because they stated in the T&C that they were allowed to cancel the order. Amazon have not said anything like that, as far as I can see.

    As for the bad rep thing - They don't care. Bad rep is better than bad bank balance...
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    (Original post by itszednotzee)
    I doubt this will work though - but i'm annoyed I didnt see this earlier - its worth a shot!

    Anyones gone through?
    they have all gone through, just a case of whether we recieve them now...
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    (Original post by tom//)
    lol on ebay they have to sell it you for that price, like on marketplace
    I do realise that. It was my entire point.

    Just becuase it's against the rules, doesn't stop someone refusing to sell. Nobody's going to go knock their door down and physically take the products. All that will happen is a dispute is opened and you get your money back.
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    (Original post by Clements-)
    What delivery did everyone get? I went for standard - couldn't be bothered with express tbh.
    yes, same, I went for standard
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    (Original post by aKarma)
    lol @ all the people suggesting making a fuss and arguing legalities.

    We have no ground on which to stand here. Chances are the company will not charge/will refund the order and put the items back up at the proper price.
    There will be no bad feedback as no transaction has occurred and no one will care as it happens all the while.
    Mistakes like this happen pretty much daily and I've only ever once got anything from it and that was capacitors from a electrical supplier :p: not individual high priced goods.

    Having said that, there is no harm trying but as I've said before, previous mispriced products have been cancelled when I tried to buy them from this exact company

    I'd give a 99.99999% chance of you getting nothing more than an apology/order cancelled email
    Don't dash our dreams :p: It's about time amazon gave me something :yep:
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    (Original post by Square)
    When I worked in John Lewis we were told this was the law:

    if you see a label in the high street that clearly displays the items name and details eg:

    "Ipod touch 32gb 2nd Generation
    -touch screen
    -thousands of songs
    -etc

    £20.00"

    then the shop is obliged to offer you the item at this price.

    If it it just a pile of items with a blank price tag saying: £20.00, then they are under no obligation to meet the price, just as they are under no obligation if someone puts an ipod touch in a 50p bargain bin.
    exactly an invitation to treat is just when there is a label on the item with a price

    this isnt the same as that
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    It has the normal price of £196.99 on for me. Are some people still seeing it as £13.13???

    It won't go through anyway. A while ago someone found all the James Bond films for £10, loads of people ordered it and the next day they were all cancelled...
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    (Original post by Clements-)
    What delivery did everyone get? I went for standard - couldn't be bothered with express tbh.
    Same, standard. I'm away for graduation until Tuesday anyway, so it works out better for me. Plus, in my experience, standard delivery has always taken roughly the same time as express.
 
 
 
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