Best Buy Enjoyed By Man

Man goes to Best Buy. Has pleasant time. Universe implodes. Again.

You may want to check and see if the ocean’s are boiling or the moon’s turned to blood, but I just had a really good experience at Best Buy…

Read more of this farce of a real-life fairy tale, after the jump…

Dan writes:

    “On Saturday, I treated myself to the finest camcorder less than $400 can buy. Huzzah! Boring home movies to foist upon my friends, here I come.

    After a weekend of playing with the camcorder, yesterday, almost inevitably, one of those periodic save-ten-percent coupons showed up in my mailbox. I figured, bully for me. Maybe if I sacrificed a goat to appease the Best Buy gods and showed up at the store with my coupon and receipt, they’d refund the difference. It was worth a try, anyway.

    The only problem was that my receipt was nowhere to be found. It wasn’t in the box, it wasn’t in my trashcan (a fact I spent 30 minutes verifying), it wasn’t in my car. I even checked my refrigerator to see if maybe it got mixed in with my Indian leftovers. Nothing.

    Figuring all hope was lost, I turned to Plan B: groveling. I took the camcorder box in the store along with my coupons and explained the situation to the customer service rep. Not only did he print me out a new receipt (which I may be able to use as a tax write-off), he also honored the coupon, saving me in the end about fifty bucks.

    I don’t know if I got a particularly helpful clerk or what, but in the process of helping me out, they earned my continued devotion.

    -Albany Dan”