Am I nuts – trying to save 30%

posted 3 years ago in Money
  • poll: Am I being crazy?
    No way! I would do the same thing : (36 votes)
    44 %
    Maybe a little, but $30 is $30 : (28 votes)
    35 %
    You're nuts, it's only $30 : (17 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 3
    1779 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @MsGinkgo:  Hahaha, I think the 35 pairs of flip flops is crazy!

    Post # 4
    1826 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    If you think it’s worth your time, I say go ahead. Just make sure you can return everything.

    Post # 6
    7929 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    In my opinion, your time is probably worth more than that money.

    Post # 8
    2512 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2009


    Wow, that’s a lot of flip flops! 

    I can understand wanting to save $30. That’s a good amount, but there are a few things to consider:

    1) Were the shoes you bought in store on clearance? If so, by the time you return them, they might not take them back, etc. They might have rules on that. I’m not sure.

    2) Is there shipping & how much, if you buy them online?

    If they’ll take them back & there’s free shipping, I’d say go for it, but you might not finod the exact ones online. That might be another problem.


    Post # 10
    1779 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @MsGinkgo:  OH! I thought they were just for you… not crazy if for the wedding. :-p

    Post # 12
    107 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Did you check with the store if they can do a price match?

    Post # 13
    5160 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    i’d call the store and see if they’ll do a price adjustment for you.

    Post # 15
    842 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    No need to send them back. Just call and get a price adjustment. Places usually give you 2 weeks for situations like that. 

    Post # 16
    6073 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’d go in with my receipt and ask if they can honor the now sale.  If not, you will just return all the online ones and then rebuy them at the sale price. 

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