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Oct 12, 2012 14:33 |  #16
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iLvision wrote in post #15110572 (external link)
Oh. That's how you got 34k posts :rolleyes:

Hey now....Watch how you talk to Rick, he is my buddy!!! LOL!!:p


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Oct 12, 2012 14:34 |  #17

There should be a show: Big Box Store Salesmen Say the Darndest Things!


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Oct 12, 2012 14:43 |  #18

Brain Mechanic wrote in post #15113784 (external link)
Hey now....Watch how you talk to Rick, he is my buddy!!! LOL!!:p

i'm ALMOST everyones buddy. i have a couple of exceptions, but I don't see their comments.
if i score two of those tickets into heaven, i'll let you have one Brain...




  
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Oct 12, 2012 14:45 |  #19

rick_reno wrote in post #15113821 (external link)
i'm ALMOST everyones buddy. i have a couple of exceptions, but I don't see their comments.
if i score two of those tickets into heaven, i'll let you have one Brain...

Heaven has a "will call" window? Who knew?




  
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Oct 12, 2012 14:48 |  #20
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rick_reno wrote in post #15113821 (external link)
i'm ALMOST everyones buddy. i have a couple of exceptions, but I don't see their comments.
if i score two of those tickets into heaven, i'll let you have one Brain...

Thanks man! Not planning on dying soon but its always nice to have the ticket available...LOL!


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Oct 12, 2012 14:56 |  #21

I bought my mark II from best buy...




  
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Oct 12, 2012 15:17 |  #22

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I bought my mark II from best buy...

They sell them there? The highest I've seen around here, even in the store that has the expanded photo section, is a 7D. I think they are going to start carrying the 6D in many of the stores though...just wait for the bundle deal that includes a 55-250 for only $150 more..........which won't fit.


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Oct 12, 2012 15:19 |  #23

Brain Mechanic wrote in post #15113847 (external link)
Thanks man! Not planning on dying soon but its always nice to have the ticket available...LOL!

Don't worry, even if you can't get the will call ticket. I will be scalping them by the front gate. ;)


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Oct 13, 2012 01:59 |  #24

The sales person that sold me on the T2I said the only difference when compared to the T3I was a flip out screen.

I should have researched it myself but as a starter body, I am happy with it. It still knows more than I do.




  
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Oct 13, 2012 02:17 |  #25

I work at Best Buy. When hired they put me into Home Theater as a part timer. Recently one of the full timers in the portables department (Cameras, gaming, movies, music) quit and I applied and got the position due to my knowledge of cameras :D. But now I am constantly catching people I work with giving false information and I quickly correct it lol. LOL example: Guy came in and was speaking with my supervisor. He said "I was just up at Huppins and they sold me a 5D Mark II for $1,700". He then said that he was wanting to make sure he did not get ripped off. My manager then said "I'm sorry but that was not a good deal, we carry the 7D for the same price". He then was saying that it was the newer model/version of the 5D. I heard this and immediately went up and said "Uhhhhh the 5D is a full frame camera and the 7D is a crop sensor, two totally different classes of cameras". HAHAHAHA. I also loved when I heard a co-worker claim that shutter speed is what changed the DOF. Oh the joys of hearing people spew incorrect information.


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Oct 13, 2012 05:47 |  #26
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Ratjack wrote in post #15116170 (external link)
I work at Best Buy. When hired they put me into Home Theater as a part timer. Recently one of the full timers in the portables department (Cameras, gaming, movies, music) quit and I applied and got the position due to my knowledge of cameras :D. But now I am constantly catching people I work with giving false information and I quickly correct it lol. LOL example: Guy came in and was speaking with my supervisor. He said "I was just up at Huppins and they sold me a 5D Mark II for $1,700". He then said that he was wanting to make sure he did not get ripped off. My manager then said "I'm sorry but that was not a good deal, we carry the 7D for the same price". He then was saying that it was the newer model/version of the 5D. I heard this and immediately went up and said "Uhhhhh the 5D is a full frame camera and the 7D is a crop sensor, two totally different classes of cameras". HAHAHAHA. I also loved when I heard a co-worker claim that shutter speed is what changed the DOF. Oh the joys of hearing people spew incorrect information.

Interesting. But at the same time, it’s not about knowledge, really. People are just trying to sell their stuff. You won’t find a lot of people working at stores that know much about cameras.


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Oct 13, 2012 07:48 |  #27

I worked at geek squad for a time. We were building a house and I took it as a second job, yay for employee discount! I had much the same problem, a few of my coworkers would just be wrong a lot. They also left most of the real issues for me to fix, but I didn't mind, it was better than installing Norton for the thousandth time. I upsold so many flash drives to people who had just lost data or had a close call..


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Oct 13, 2012 08:17 |  #28

Ratjack wrote in post #15116170 (external link)
I work at Best Buy. When hired they put me into Home Theater as a part timer. Recently one of the full timers in the portables department (Cameras, gaming, movies, music) quit and I applied and got the position due to my knowledge of cameras :D. But now I am constantly catching people I work with giving false information and I quickly correct it lol. LOL example: Guy came in and was speaking with my supervisor. He said "I was just up at Huppins and they sold me a 5D Mark II for $1,700". He then said that he was wanting to make sure he did not get ripped off. My manager then said "I'm sorry but that was not a good deal, we carry the 7D for the same price". He then was saying that it was the newer model/version of the 5D. I heard this and immediately went up and said "Uhhhhh the 5D is a full frame camera and the 7D is a crop sensor, two totally different classes of cameras". HAHAHAHA. I also loved when I heard a co-worker claim that shutter speed is what changed the DOF. Oh the joys of hearing people spew incorrect information.

Huppins? Thats near me. Which BB are you in, I'll stop in say hi.




  
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Oct 14, 2012 00:27 |  #29

rick_reno wrote in post #15116601 (external link)
Huppins? Thats near me. Which BB are you in, I'll stop in say hi.

I work at the Best buy in North Spokane.


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Oct 14, 2012 06:07 |  #30

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I was checking out our newest big box electronics retailer to see what sort of gear they might have on the shelf. As I approached the camera kiosk I overheard the clerk speaking with a young couple. He was trying to upsell to a higher level DSLR by saying "both have similar features, but with this one you get increased pixelation." I assume he meant it had more megapixels. My wife quickly dragged me away as I was preparing to order them to flee the store while I beat him about the head and shoulders with a rolled up newspaper.

I got you beat.

I once heard a salesperson advise a couple to get a point and shoot instead of a dSLR because it had a smaller sensor and therefore gave better image quality, and that was what the pros used anyway.

I was literally in shock.


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