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The street date has been lifted at Walmart.

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3 years ago#1
Just had an associate scan a copy and it does not prompt the grammatically incorrect "SELL NOT ALLOWED" screen, which indicates that the street date has been lifted. The shipping boxes still have "Do not sell before xyaddaxxxblah", so if a store got them already, odds are they are in the back so you'll have to get the associates to get them from the back.
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3 years ago#2
Yeah, because all Walmarts lifted the date. Because all Walmarts are going to do this and risk getting a violation regaurdless of weather the registers will or will not allow it.

Here's a hint, it still gets recorded in the system. If the upper management is that asinine, well, someone's losing a job. I'd like to think that some would be smart enough not to do that to themselves.
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3 years ago#3
From: Pkmn Tranier Abram | #002
Yeah, because all Walmarts lifted the date. Because all Walmarts are going to do this and risk getting a violation regaurdless of weather the registers will or will not allow it.

Here's a hint, it still gets recorded in the system. If the upper management is that asinine, well, someone's losing a job. I'd like to think that some would be smart enough not to do that to themselves.


Because every store that breaks date will get fined and every person who sold it will get fired.

Yes those things do happen but not as often as you think.
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3 years ago#4
Yes, actually, all Walmarts are doing it. Have them type these UPC#s in the register without going into item inquiry mode-

04549674201
04549674203
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3 years ago#5
hellslinger posted...
From: Pkmn Tranier Abram | #002
Yeah, because all Walmarts lifted the date. Because all Walmarts are going to do this and risk getting a violation regaurdless of weather the registers will or will not allow it.

Here's a hint, it still gets recorded in the system. If the upper management is that asinine, well, someone's losing a job. I'd like to think that some would be smart enough not to do that to themselves.


Because every store that breaks date will get fined and every person who sold it will get fired.

Yes those things do happen but not as often as you think.


The bigger the game, the better chance of it happening. Guess how big pokemon is.
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3 years ago#6
Nate_Dihldorff posted...
Yes, actually, all Walmarts are doing it. Have them type these UPC#s in the register without going into item inquiry mode-

04549674201
04549674203


lol
3 years ago#7
Pkmn Tranier Abram posted...
Yeah, because all Walmarts lifted the date. Because all Walmarts are going to do this and risk getting a violation regaurdless of weather the registers will or will not allow it.

Here's a hint, it still gets recorded in the system. If the upper management is that asinine, well, someone's losing a job. I'd like to think that some would be smart enough not to do that to themselves.


The streetdates are nationwide in the store computers, it's all connected on the same network. If they scanned it with no issue at one, none will have the issue.
3 years ago#8
Anyone try it yet?
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3 years ago#9
I called my Walmart, and they said they didn't even have the game.
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3 years ago#10
From: Metua | #009
I called my Walmart, and they said they didn't even have the game.


That I don't buy unless you live in basically the middle of nowhere.

Most retailers (at least major which walmart is) get shipments a week to even two before release date. Basically all games these days are street dated and not ship dated.
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