Buy A Cheap Blu-Ray Player, Get A Box Of Useless Remotes Instead

If you pick up an electronics box and notice that it has been resealed and is suspiciously…. rattley….you might want to just leave it on the shelf, no matter how good a deal it might be. Unless you need some random remote controls, cables, and manuals to other devices. At least, that’s the lesson we’re taking away from William’s e-mail about what he found inside a Blu-Ray player box at his local Walmart.

Today I went to my local Wal-Mart. I needed a box fan due to the total lack of ventilation in my attic. I was walking around and noticed a blu-ray player on special. It appeared that the box had been opened and resealed, but for $30 I thought i’d take a chance. By the time I got to the car I decided that I better go ahead and open the box while I was still at the store (just in case). Turns out I was right. Someone had resealed the box and filled it with remote controls and booklets from other tv’s. I took a picture and took it back inside. Luckily for me they didn’t make a fuss and promptly refunded my money.

Intentionally or not, William followed the advice in our classic post, “What To Do When A Store Sells You Box Of Crap And Won’t Take It Back.” He opened the suspicious package while still in the parking lot.

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