GAMESTOP SUED~!~!

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  1. Kazuma_Kuahara Jedi Master

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    NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION AND PROPOSED SETTLEMENT

    TO: ALL PERSONS WHO PURCHASED SOFTWARE FOR VIDEO GAME CONSOLES FROM A STORE IN THE UNITED STATES OR ITS TERRITORIES OPERATING UNDER THE TRADENAMES OF GAMESTOP, BABBAGE?S, SOFTWARE, ETC., PLANET X, PLANET COMICS, SUPR SOFTWARE, SOFTWARE PLUS, SUPER SOFTWARE AND GAMESTOP.COM (BUT NOT THAT OR THOSE E-COMMERCE RELATED INTERNET WEB SITES LOCATED AT, WWW.GAMESTOP.COM.) (COLLECTIVELY ?BABBAGES TRADENAMES?) FROM APRIL 12, 1998 THROUGH AUGUST 1, 2003, FROM A STORE OPERATING UNDER THE TRADENAME OF FUNCOLAND (?FUNCO TRADENAME?) FROM JUNE 15, 2000 THROUGH AUGUST 1, 2003, OR FROM THAT OR THOSE E-COMMERCE RELATED INTERNET WEB SITES LOCATED AT WWW.GAMESTOP.COM (?DEFENDANTS? WEBSITE?) FROM APRIL 12, 1998 THROUGH JULY 1, 2002. IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THIS CLASS OF PERSONS, YOU SHOULD READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY BECAUSE IT MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS.

    There is now pending in the San Francisco Superior Court an action entitled Jeffrey Coriell and Christopher Chavez v. GameStop Corp., GameStop.com Inc., Gamestop, Inc., Funco, Inc. and Babbages Etc. LLC, Civil Action No. CGC-02-406658 (the ?Action?). This notice explains the nature of the Action and the general terms of a proposed settlement, and informs you of your legal rights and obligations.

    WHAT THIS ACTION IS ABOUT
    Plaintiffs in the Action filed a class action lawsuit against GameStop Corp., GameStop.com Inc., Gamestop, Inc., Funco, Inc. and Babbages Etc. LLC (collectively, ?Defendants?) on behalf of the Class described above. The Complaint alleges that the Defendants sold software designed to be played on the Dreamcast, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Cube, Genesis, Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Playstation, Playstation 2, Super Nintendo, X Box, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, Sega Game Gear, 3DO and NeoGeo video game consoles (?Software for Video Game Consoles?) as if it were new when such software may have been purchased and returned by consumers under the Defendants? return policies. The Complaint alleges the Defendants? sale of this software resulted in violations of common law and statutory prohibitions against actual and constructive fraud and/or intentional deceit, misrepresentation, false advertising, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and violations of consumers? legal remedies acts. Defendants deny any wrongdoing and all liability with respect to the claims asserted against them, and believe they have many legal defenses to all of the claims asserted by Plaintiffs. Defendants believe that the Software for Video Game Consoles sold by them complied in all respects with the representations made concerning those products. However, the parties recognize and acknowledge the uncertainty, risks, difficulties, delays and expenses involved in litigation. Accordingly, the parties now mutually desire to reach a resolution of the allegations asserted in the Action and have negotiated a proposed settlement. Judge Donald S. Mitchell of the of San Francisco Superior Court has determined that this Action should proceed as a class action, for purposes of settlement only, with Jeffrey Coriell and Christopher Chavez (collectively, ?Plaintiffs?) as the representatives of the Class, and has granted preliminary approval of the settlement, subject to a Settlement Hearing discussed below.

    THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT

    THE PARTIES HAVE AGREED TO THE SETTLEMENT GENERALLY DESCRIBED BELOW. IF THE SETTLEMENT IS FINALLY APPROVED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

    The Defendants have agreed to post a notice in their stores that states: ?All software for video game consoles may have been used and returned in accordance with [store tradename]?s return policy.? (?Disclosure Statement?) They also agreed to provide a coupon (?Coupon?) to any Class Member who, before the claims deadline described below, presents an original receipt evidencing the purchase of new video games software designed to be operated on the following video games consoles: Dreamcast, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Cube, Genesis, Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Playstation, Playstation 2,
  2. joe-da Jedi Master

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  3. BarrisOffee Jedi Knight

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  4. Aidion_Templari Jedi Knight

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Stupid gamestop.
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