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Old December 29th, 2004, 05:21 PM
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Default Re: ship kick backs

Yup.. it's true, the shop keepers pay to be on the recommended list. That's not to say they're not good shops to deal with, but I pay no heed to whether I am in a "recommended shop" or not.

No matter where you shop, it's buyer beware, because even if the ship's say they have a performance guarantee from the shops on their "recommended list" I've seen cases where that guarantee went nowhere.

I do recall a couple of instances where the payment of a promotional fee for inclusion in the list was printed on the shopping guides provided.

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