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    Dear Valued Customers,
    It has been brought to our attention that CMP has been included on a Groupon offer through Dream Car Rentals without our permission. These Groupon Offers are not valid at CMP and we apologize for the inconvenience it may cause. We thank you for your constant support."

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    That's going to piss a lot of people off...
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    im glad i never had the oppurtunity too buy one. fuck that sucks.

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    Not surprised. Way to good to be true
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    fuckity fuck fuck
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    Lol! I guess it really is a dream for some. SCAMED!

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    I'm apparently one of the lucky people that managed to actually get to speak to the owner of dreamcar rentals. I phoned last week to inquire about the insurance deposit. Rang once, and he just answered "hello?" uhhhhh is this dream rentals??
    "yes yes"

    Anyhow, at the time he said the 5-7k deposit was not required for the bogie events.
    Couple days later, my wife gets an email from groupon saying they're refunding the purchase as that groupon is no longer avail.

    So sad

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    Is 'bogie scared of all the arm chair yahoos showing up? I assume they would get paid all the same.

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    the rumors I heard were something like, Dream Car didn't call bogie before doing the sale. So no price determined and no schedule confirmed. DC just assumed those dates were available at some magical price and they could negotiate with bogie after they got their money from you. no dice.

    Great idea, but I think this was the cart before the horse or something like that.

    Didi Icar dates get cancelled too?
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    I assume they were never in on the deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    the rumors I heard were something like, Dream Car didn't call bogie before doing the sale. So no price determined and no schedule confirmed. DC just assumed those dates were available at some magical price and they could negotiate with bogie after they got their money from you. no dice.
    I also heard something along the lines of Dream Cars was planning on showing up for a "regular track day" without telling Bogie about it's customers...

    Mind you this is just a rumor but would also explain why CMP just shut the door on the whole thing.
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    One of the dates they picked was a CMP lapping day, the other were ' private events' and one was a non scheduled day. Just wrong from the start. They need to book marshals/ambulance/towing instructors maybe? Too much liability at stake to just book time and show up. That approach would be fine for a place like shannonville.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    Just wrong from the start.
    EAT YOUR WORDS! It's totally legit. Groupon said!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    Great idea, but I think this was the cart before the horse or something like that.

    Didi Icar dates get cancelled too?
    I dont know about the "Great idea" thing. For a customer's point of view maybe .. hence it was sold out in no time.
    But for the organizers it seems to me that this would never be a money-making idea for the price they offered it.

    It was the same scam with ICar.

    Does anybody know if DC Rentals actually have those cars that they advertised? I dont know about legit ...

    Glad that Group-on is at least refunding the money to everyone.

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    Relax, it's just the internet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by msix View Post
    Does anybody know if DC Rentals actually have those cars that they advertised? I dont know about legit ...
    My guess is they don't own the vehicles. They probably sublet them, so to speak, in the same way that individuals can buy a Mustang and throw them in the pool of CMP Mustang rentals. I believe http://ottawaecr.com does the same thing.

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