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Old 12 July 2007, 18:14   #1
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Whilst doing some shopping...

....I went to the checkout and the total sum for my purchases was £0, does this mean that if I give my credit card details and buy these items online for £0 that I have purchased these items and that I have a legal right to the goods for nothing?
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I'd give it a go!
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Old 12 July 2007, 19:09   #3
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No - there have been several well-publicised cases where mis-priced items have not been fulfilled (customers obviously receiving a refund).

If there was a technical glitch that gave a £0 total, don't expect to receive anything!

However, you might get a discount / free delivery if you phoned them up and explained the problem and that you'd like to buy from them.

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The laws been tightened since 1996. Virtually every angle is covered even your circumstances if you know it to be wrong.

However I think its unlikely you will be prosecuted. Just hounded for the money. Try it if you want and how about posting us all a link !
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I seem to remember one of the chandlers doing this. If it shows up as £0 then they don't have it in stock.
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