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Nikon D200 for $599 at Best Buy

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by hwyhobo, Apr 1, 2009.


  1. hwyhobo

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    Aaarrgghhh.... Hate dealing with incompetent systems... Two hours after I ordered (2), I got a notification that both orders were cancelled. Had to call their center in Houston. They have no idea why their system is cancelling orders, and they ordered them for me again. I guess now I will be waiting to see if the system cancels again. :burn:
     

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    Ooooh. Too bad I opted for the other koolaid.
     
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    Both koolaids are great. I'm a lifetime Canon user except for a few stretches with Olympus, Nikon, Praktica, Pentacon, Start, Zeiss Korelle, and a some view cameras. Okay, perhaps I am not a one-brand man. ;)
     
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    Nice deal. I'm hoping they'll drop further. And BestBuy is satan.
     
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    At $599 per D200 I can celebrate the black mass for them. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    They first ran this a couple months ago. Tried to talk a friend into geting one. Then they ran out. I saw on another forum that it was again offered at $649.

    Any way, I hope you get them. It's a great camera. I still have mine. While my D300 is better at high ISO noise performance, the D200 is better at low ISO noise performance, if that makes any sense. :supergrin:
     
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    Not going to happen.
     
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    Oh yes it will. They always do. I have time.
     
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    I swear I have never seen an operation dumber than Best Buy. FThorn is right about them. After placing it in person and after being assured that there would be no problem, I just got a new cancellation notice. I called them and was told that a review board will convene to see if I am a reseller, and if I can get my order fulfilled.

    AAARRRGGGHHH. After this saga is over, I will NEVER EVER order anything from them again. What a bunch of cretins. They are trying to clear an inventory and then they scrutinize you to see if they can allow you to buy a camera as a gift for someone else. Un&*$%&#believable.

    Today in the morning they had a loyal customer in me. Now I will make sure I walk over to the other side of the street when I pass by Best Buy.

    It's just not worth the hassle to deal with those idiots.
     
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    But I only have on set of glass! :rofl:
     
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    Hehe... I see you've found my alter ego. ;)
     
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    Going to order one for my wife. That way she has two bodies.
     
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    After another 30 minutes on the phone BB assured me that everything was straightened out (yet again), and the order was going to go through fine.

    I will give it a few hours to see what happens. :upeyes:
     
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    My wife called to place the order and she said everthing went fine. She paid an extra $4.01 to expedite the order and they told her we should have it by Monday. We'll see what happens. She was going to put her old backup SLR for sale this weekend. I told her to wait until she has the D200 in hand. Good find, we paid like $1300 for the D200 body she got 2-3 years ago.
     
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    Did the price change? its at $799
     
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    Yes. It will probably drop again. They've done it in the past, up & down, up & down.
     
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    :wavey:
     
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    It's down to $599.