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    I got this game and there is no manual (thats where the key is). Any suggestions on how to get a key? This is a storebought game.
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    If it is store bought, then take it back and have them give you a complete one with the key. If it is used, then get a refund. It is unlikely that the manufacturers will just give you a key.
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    There's really no manual? That's very strange. It's not one of those manuals that sits inside the CD case is it?

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    This is not all that uncommon. There are people out there who simply download the game on the net, and need a CD-KEY. They then take their sorry-ass to the store, and yoink a CD-KEY so they can play their game online. Sometimes they will take them even if they don't need them. My suggestion is like that of the first post, and that is to return it to the store immediatly, and explain what happened :thumb:
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    Yes it's unfortunate but you'll have to go back to the store. Any links or advice about CD keys here will be immediately deleted, including "email/PM me for key", so best to just go back to place of purchase.

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    I already went to the store (radio shack) they said no refund or exchange on opened software, I even made a scene. I have since emailed codemasters with proof of purchase and am hoping for the best.
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    samsung dvdrw
    2x1024 kingston hyper-x pc3200/ windows xp pro sp3
    logitech mx518/ logitech wingman rumble
    2x samsung 955df 19"/ canon i960
    creative x-fi fatal1ty 64mb/ altec lansing 251-5.1
    mushkin 550w

    opteron 146 @ 2850 (10x285)
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    thermaltake tsunami dream -black
    seagate sataII 500gb
    evga 8600gt oc ssc edition
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    I cant seem to attach multiple pics in one post.
    athlon xp-m@2456mhz(12x204)
    tt aquariusII liquid cooled/ arctic silver ceramique
    asus a7n8xe-dlx
    thermaltake xaserIII lanfire
    bfg 6800gt
    seagate sataII 250gb/seagate 7200rpm 160gb ide
    samsung dvdrw
    2x1024 kingston hyper-x pc3200/ windows xp pro sp3
    logitech mx518/ logitech wingman rumble
    2x samsung 955df 19"/ canon i960
    creative x-fi fatal1ty 64mb/ altec lansing 251-5.1
    mushkin 550w

    opteron 146 @ 2850 (10x285)
    DFI infinity nf4 ultra
    thermaltake tsunami dream -black
    seagate sataII 500gb
    evga 8600gt oc ssc edition
    samsung sata dvd-rw
    2x1024 ocz black
    logitech ifeel/ nec accusync 75f
    ocz fatal1ty 550w

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    That's OK, I'm not calling you a liar. I believe you :)

    It's just that if we make an exception and allow posting places or info on where you can get CD keys here it will soon spread. So again, apologies but there's nothing we can do here on the forum.

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    cha ching, just got a new code from codemasters, just had to send them the hubcode from the gamdisc.
    athlon xp-m@2456mhz(12x204)
    tt aquariusII liquid cooled/ arctic silver ceramique
    asus a7n8xe-dlx
    thermaltake xaserIII lanfire
    bfg 6800gt
    seagate sataII 250gb/seagate 7200rpm 160gb ide
    samsung dvdrw
    2x1024 kingston hyper-x pc3200/ windows xp pro sp3
    logitech mx518/ logitech wingman rumble
    2x samsung 955df 19"/ canon i960
    creative x-fi fatal1ty 64mb/ altec lansing 251-5.1
    mushkin 550w

    opteron 146 @ 2850 (10x285)
    DFI infinity nf4 ultra
    thermaltake tsunami dream -black
    seagate sataII 500gb
    evga 8600gt oc ssc edition
    samsung sata dvd-rw
    2x1024 ocz black
    logitech ifeel/ nec accusync 75f
    ocz fatal1ty 550w

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    Good to hear. :thumb:

    Now that you've got that, I might just close this thread to stop this where it is.

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