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Website Legitamcy? How Do I Find Out?


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#1 ghead

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 12:16 AM

I've seen this site for a long time but it will be the first time I'm purchasing anything from it.
It's call www.cartoonpassion.com, I've always been told to stay away from sights that have products that are being sold for less than half the price they are any other sight that sells the same thing. How do you find out if a sight is legit and if there products are for real?

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 12:55 AM

perform a WHO IS search on the domain name (the website name u provided), if the registar is the same as the owner of the website, then it probaly is legit

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 08:30 PM

In this case, the company appears to have a retail store in Tustin, Ca. You could always inquire at the city's better business bureau.
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Edited by jgweed, 13 March 2006 - 09:17 AM.

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Posted 07 March 2006 - 12:23 AM

ghead,

I agree with jgweed, and I do this often myself and check BBB standings. I have added a link to a copy of the BBB's report on them and it doesn't look good.

Cartoon Passion's Company BBB Report Card

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 07:35 PM

Hi guys thanks for the replies. Ofcouse my dumbarse ordered some stuff from this site before I posted this thread. Well if I don't get my stuff by the end of this month then I'll go to the bbb. Even if I do get my stuff it's probably gonna be bootleg stuff (I should of done better research before buying anything from them) but I'm american which means I'm impulsive lol.

So why are so many companies who sell bootleg stuff still up and running for years, when someone in there private home gets goverment agents up there arse and have everything talk'n away from them when a private consumer bootlegs stuff?

Ok enough hate'n on the gov. lol




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