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    • z1a
    • By z1a 10th Jul 17, 7:20 PM
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    Counterfeit DVD?
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    • 10th Jul 17, 7:20 PM
    Counterfeit DVD? 10th Jul 17 at 7:20 PM
    Hi, Have just bought Big Bang Theory season 10 from eBay, sols as new/sealed, UK seller delivered within 3 days.
    Tag line on reverse of case is "The geers really haue inherited the Earth". I assume this should be "Geeks & Have". Have emailed Warner Bros along with scan of case. Depending on their opinion what would be my best course of action? I know I can get refunded via eBay, but seller shouldn't get away with this, he still has 7 for sale.
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    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 10th Jul 17, 10:08 PM
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    "What high ground are you wanting? All of the seller's items removed?"

    Yes, he is selling multiple copies of various DVDs.
    Originally posted by z1a
    You can fight your battle for your money back (and win). You won't get a seller's items removed.

    Take your money and then fight your case with the relevant authorities (depending on which legislative jurisdiction they are under) but don't think the seller won't continue or reappear, unfortunately that is the online marketplace.
    • z1a
    • By z1a 10th Jul 17, 10:12 PM
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    [QUOTE=theonlywayisup;72819799]You can fight your battle for your money back (and win). You won't get a seller's items removed.

    Take your money and then fight your case with the relevant authorities (depending on which legislative jurisdiction they are under) but don't think the seller won't continue or reappear, unfortunately that is the online marketplace.[/QUOTE

    Yep, you're probably right, just pssd me off receiving a fake.
    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 10th Jul 17, 10:13 PM
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    [QUOTE=z1a;72819816]
    You can fight your battle for your money back (and win). You won't get a seller's items removed.

    Take your money and then fight your case with the relevant authorities (depending on which legislative jurisdiction they are under) but don't think the seller won't continue or reappear, unfortunately that is the online marketplace.[/QUOTE

    Yep, you're probably right, just pssd me off receiving a fake.
    Originally posted by theonlywayisup
    Get your money back first.
    • dlusman
    • By dlusman 11th Jul 17, 2:52 PM
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    so you want to buy latest dvd and first place you look is Ebay.......sorry I don't believe you
    Originally posted by gardner1
    Why are you being so "down" on ebay ? It is always one of the places I look when I want to buy a new DVD or CD . Can often/usually find cheaper than Amazon .
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 11th Jul 17, 6:02 PM
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    You can fight your battle for your money back (and win). You won't get a seller's items removed.

    Take your money and then fight your case with the relevant authorities (depending on which legislative jurisdiction they are under) but don't think the seller won't continue or reappear, unfortunately that is the online marketplace.
    Originally posted by theonlywayisup
    A seller I had dealing with once admitted they had had " problems with a supplier" after supplying me with fake goods . during the course of trying to scam me a second time by message ( i.e. ' send me the item back' ) and offering me a bribe.
    Their account was still running but a couple of months later I pointed this out to ebay again and they were very apologetic and closed the site down so each situation is different.
    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 11th Jul 17, 6:06 PM
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    Bet you didn't pay retail price?
    • z1a
    • By z1a 11th Jul 17, 7:00 PM
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    Bet you didn't pay retail price?
    Originally posted by glentoran99
    Seeing as how it's not even officially out yet, obviously not Sherlock.

    What does your psychic power say the retail price will be?
    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 11th Jul 17, 7:06 PM
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    Seeing as how it's not even officially out yet, obviously not Sherlock.

    What does your psychic power say the retail price will be?
    Originally posted by z1a


    £19.99 bet you didn't pay anywhere near that?
    Last edited by glentoran99; 11-07-2017 at 7:09 PM.
    • jpsartre
    • By jpsartre 11th Jul 17, 7:46 PM
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    Ok you want to buy any dvd and the first place you look is Ebay......sorry I don't believe you
    Originally posted by gardner1
    I must have bought dozens of DVD's on Ebay over the years, I don't understand why you would find that odd?
    • z1a
    • By z1a 11th Jul 17, 7:46 PM
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    £19.99 bet you didn't pay anywhere near that?
    Originally posted by glentoran99
    £13.99 - Why do you add a question mark after a statement?
    • z1a
    • By z1a 11th Jul 17, 7:48 PM
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    I must have bought dozens of DVD's on Ebay over the years, I don't understand why you would find that odd?
    Originally posted by jpsartre
    Me too, but he/she can spot fakes a mile away 'cos they're so clever.
    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 12th Jul 17, 10:32 AM
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    I throw my 5p worth in.

    I buy the boxset of a particular US show each year. Look on Amazon and the UK release is usually some time in October. Put my name down then get bored waiting. So go look on ebay and loads, some are no doubt fake,wrong box cover is a dead give away, also ask about the extras on the DVD, gag reels etc? A few business sellers I have bought from import from the US, the boxset is released around July/August over there. So will say its a region 1 DVD etc. My old DVD play I have unlocked for any region, now it seems all players will play all regions anyway. Oh and its cheaper than Amazon.
    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 12th Jul 17, 11:04 AM
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    Warner Bros. will have them removed once they are aware.
    Last edited by LadyDee; 12-07-2017 at 11:16 AM.
    • ballisticbrian
    • By ballisticbrian 12th Jul 17, 11:16 AM
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    Warning: any unnecessary disclaimers appearing under my posts do not bear any connection with reality, either intended, accidental or otherwise. Your statutory rights are not affected.
    • z1a
    • By z1a 19th Jul 17, 9:51 PM
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    Update, messaged seller telling him I wasn't pleased, and to refund + return postage and I would return. To be fair to him he immediately refunded price paid, and said not to bother returning. Don't think he could have been any fairer.
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