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MacBytes
Oct 8, 2006, 10:35 PM
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Category: Deals and Coupons
Link: $5 BRAND NEW (Mac OS X and Linux supported) Quanta Internal CD-ROM drives and $10 128MB DDR400 SDRAM Memory Sticks from Terra Soft! (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20061008233538)
Description:: #58 128MB DDR400 SDRAM (PC3200) memory sticks for Powermac G5 FOR ONLY $10.00!

#200 BRAND NEW Quanta Storage internal CD-ROM Drives PN: TCR-241 FOR ONLY $5.00! (Internal CD-ROM drives from never been used Apple G4 Xserves, supported by Mac OS X and Linux.)

Posted on MacBytes.com (http://www.macbytes.com)
Approved by Mudbug

bobber205
Oct 8, 2006, 10:51 PM
What?!

theman5725
Oct 8, 2006, 11:18 PM
I'm confused...:confused:

bobber205
Oct 8, 2006, 11:18 PM
I think it's spam.

Lol. This is the first spam I've seen in this section. :D

Nermal
Oct 8, 2006, 11:38 PM
Technically it's a "deal" rather than spam because it's user-submitted rather than company-submitted.

generik
Oct 9, 2006, 12:01 AM
Why is it a good deal again? Who even uses "CD-ROM" drives in this day and age? :confused:

PCMacUser
Oct 9, 2006, 12:30 AM
Clicking the link sent me to digg.com. Such a shame to see this kind of advertising infiltrate these forums... :(

Some_Big_Spoon
Oct 9, 2006, 01:22 AM
Interesting to see what passes for "news" these days.

Nermal
Oct 9, 2006, 01:28 AM
We've had plenty (http://www.macbytes.com/mb.php?catdispid=17) of "deals" in the past, it's not a new concept :)

I personally wouldn't have approved this one :p, but I can see why it was done.

jamesmcd
Oct 9, 2006, 01:42 AM
Talk about hitting a low. Good one MacBytes.

Pyrix
Oct 9, 2006, 04:35 AM
Hey, some people might actually get a good deal out of this.

At least it's a) relevant and b) properly titled, so people know exactly what it is and aren't clicking it expecting a news item.

It's not like there's thousands to leaf through to find news.

Ollie

SPUY767
Oct 9, 2006, 07:05 AM
128 Meg Sticks! That means I can fit a gig of ram in my computer! Who would ever use a gig of ram!? That's insanity! And I can fill up every one of my DIMM slots for only 80$ which is the cost of a single 1 GB DIMM! I'll look so cool with all my DIMM slots filled out.

svenr
Oct 9, 2006, 03:50 PM
This should never have made it past the Submit screening.