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A store where you can't just go in, buy a game and leave without being harrassed about other stuff.

Customer: Hi, I'd just like to buy Gears of War 2.

GameStop Employee: Alright. Would you like to get the regular version, or the special limited edition with the cool artwork and the metal box and the holographic trading cards and the extra DVD included for $10 more?

Customer: The regular version is fine.

GameStop Employee: Would you like to get the used version for $54.99 instead of $59.99?

Customer: Well... no, not really.

GameStop Employee: Would you like to get the strategy guide for $19.99?

Customer: No thank you.

GameStop Employee: Do you have an Edge card?

Customer: No.

GameStop Employee: Good, because you can sign up for an Edge card for $19.99. You can use the Edge card to get more store credit for your trade-ins. You can use it to get discounts when you buy used games. Plus it comes with Game Informer magazine, which is the best magazine ever.

Customer: No thanks, not right now.

GameStop Employee: We're also now taking pre-order reservations for Halo Wars, Street Fighter IV, Madden 2010, Resident Evil 5, and a bunch of other games that come out 2 years from now. For $5 down.

Customer: NO!

GameStop Employee: But it guarantees you a copy on the day the game is released.

Customer: I've bought plenty of games on the day it came out without reserving. Unless it's something like Halo, chances are the game will be available. Can I just buy my game?

GameStop Employee: Do you want to add a warranty to the game for $5 in case anything happens to it?

Customer: Do you want to shut the fuck up? I just want to buy the fucking game.

GameStop Employee: Do you have any used games to trade in for this purchase?

Customer: NO, MOTHERFUCKER!

GameStop Employee: Want any free 6-month subscriptions to any of the following magazines? You can pick two.

Customer: JUST CHARGE ME FOR THIS SHIT SO I CAN GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE.

GameStop Employee: Okay, here you go. Oh, and one more thing, at the bottom of your receipt is a website you can visit where you can enter to win a free game system of your choice.

Customer: ...
Going to GameStop with the intention of simply buying a game and leaving without being stopped, harrassed, threatened, and asked a bunch of questions, is about as realistic as going to an airport wearing a turban with a beard with the intention of getting on a plane without being stopped, harrassed, threatened, and asked a bunch of questions.
by TheoHux January 17, 2009
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Gamestop is a rundown store that is usually based in America. They sell video games and other video game merchandise to people. They have a secret though, they're actually Illuminati. Gamestop takes your used games for about $5 dollars per game which you payed $60 dollars for. They then put them back on the shelves for $54.99. They call it a butt fucking. They also will hound you when you go into their stores and tell you to sign up for their member slapping rewards program. Usually when you sign up, the clerk will get up and slap you with their dick. You're now their bitch.
I went into Gamestop and this man who works there kept on telling me to sign up to join their member slapping rewards program, so they can spam fuck my emails with their "amazing deals".
by Dinov February 14, 2015
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The most evil corporation in the world. They buy back used videogames for less than a dollar and then procede to sell them back at ten times that cost.
Gamestop bought back my Pokemon Silver copy for a dollar and sold it for twenty bucks.
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1. Sells a "discount card" that simply removes the tax from any purchase and adds a paltry amount to the already undervalued trade-ins.

2. Can't be bothered to produce mock display cases, so they open a new copy and use that.

3. Considers the potential rental(s) of said copies by employees, to not count toward considering the game "used" and proceeds to sell the above mentioned copies "as new".

4. Many employees are so casual they'll stand around talking and playing PSPs while customers wait.

5. Will buy a used game that sold for $59.99 last week, for $12.00 (credit) then, sell it for $55.00.

6. Apply a penalty of -20% for cash trade-ins.

7. Used game prices for new games are only five dollars less than new.

8. Do not take cases, books, maps, other pack-ins into consideration no matter how important, when considering price for used merchandise.
Why shop at Gamestop or EBgames when you can go to eBay or, any other other user-based exchange, and buy or sell games for sensible prices?
by Lig Na Baste August 03, 2008
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A place where you go to get raped in the ass when all you wanted to do was buy a video game. If you attempt to buy anything, the employees will rip your heart out with their eyes when you decide to not purchase the extended warranty/strategy guide/used version of said item.
Bill bought a game from gamestop and was threatened verbally when he declined to purchase the strategy guide.
by ninja_jimmy May 30, 2008
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