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    Got any Comet vouchers? ... Spend them today!

    Spend them as soon as you can or they may become worthless.

    Comet are expected to enter administration this week.

    Comet edges towards administration - FT.com

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    Not surprising at all. I haven't been to a Comet store in years. Our local one is dreadful.

    Btw, your link doesn't work. Here's another that doesn't have a stupid paywall...

    Retailer Comet looms closer to administration - FT | Reuters

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    I've just ordered a load of stuff from them due to be delivered on Saturday!!

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    Comet has been tiltering on the brink of Administration for a good 1 / 2 years! My dad used to work for Currys about 2 years ago as an engineer and he said back then there was word of them going under...Sometimes you can grab a really good bargain with them but not shocked tbh

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    Comet suffer because they have become a showroom for Internet shoppers.

    I reckon we are all guilty of going into a high street shop (not just Comet) and saying oh yes I like that one, then going home and buying it online.

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    The sooner the better these shysters were removed from the high street (Dixons group included). Full of staff that give appalling advice and don't get me started with their support people. The amount of times I've had a computer land on my desk after being to these people when something's gone wrong and they just factory install the OS again without trying to recover anything (and charged them £80 for pressing alt-f8 at boot)!

    I do feel sorry for the staff that will be on the street without a job, but the employers should have trained them better in the actual tech their selling rather than how to sell more of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevehill06 View Post

    Got a washing machine due for delivery on Tuesday!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Got a washing machine due for delivery on Tuesday!!!!
    Did you pay with a credit card? If so, you can get your money back.

    I always use a credit card for purchases over £100 for exactly this reason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Did you pay with a credit card? If so, you can get your money back.

    I always use a credit card for purchases over £100 for exactly this reason.
    Wait, it was from Currys! :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Got a washing machine due for delivery on Tuesday!!!!
    I've got a cooker, tv, 2 x blu-ray players, dishwasher, home audio system, kettle & toaster due to be delivered tomorrow.....even though I know I'm covered for items over £100, I still stand to lose £200 if it all goes wrong :-(

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    Comet have annoucned a stock clearance sale...Just been and its 10% off everything, not really worth it IMO!

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