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Old Nov 14, 2007, 07:51 PM   #1
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Calling all iPod collectors...

As many of you probably are, I too am an iPod collector. It's hard to explain the feeling of getting a new iPod, eventhough you know there's no need for it

...my iPhone is pretty much the only thing that gets use nowadays, but I still find myself trying to find a way to get the next one

Here's a thread to that you can creatively show your precious collection. I for one have my collection displayed as such...
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 08:09 PM   #2
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Those little stands are so cute, where did you buy them?
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 08:56 PM   #3
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so that is really cool, i am an aspiring ipod collector. Basically I just dont have the cash yet to buy a bunch of different ones. The only one you really need to work on is the original ipod. My buddy picked one up on ebay for about sixty bucks, the click wheel physically turns, its nuts!
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 09:01 PM   #4
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so that is really cool, i am an aspiring ipod collector. Basically I just dont have the cash yet to buy a bunch of different ones. The only one you really need to work on is the original ipod. My buddy picked one up on ebay for about sixty bucks, the click wheel physically turns, its nuts!
He has one its sealed in the box I believe.
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 09:28 PM   #5
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Those little stands are so cute, where did you buy them?
ebayyyyyy!

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so that is really cool, i am an aspiring ipod collector. Basically I just dont have the cash yet to buy a bunch of different ones. The only one you really need to work on is the original ipod. My buddy picked one up on ebay for about sixty bucks, the click wheel physically turns, its nuts!
Take a closer look at the pic
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 10:32 PM   #6
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Man you need to get some color in your collection!

There are people who collect every color of the Maglite flashlights (http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...3&postcount=23). So there probably are people who have every color of iPod mini, shuffle and nano. And if there aren't, someone should start a collection right now

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Man you need to get some color in your collection!

There are people who collect every color of the Maglite flashlights (http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...3&postcount=23). So there probably are people who have every color of iPod mini, shuffle and nano. And if there aren't, someone should start a collection right now

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lollll i wonder what's the point in collection flashlights? I mean... it doesn't do anything special. That's so funny!
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Old Apr 21, 2009, 07:40 AM   #8
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p=1797653&postcount=23[/url]). So there probably are people who have every color of iPod mini, shuffle and nano. And if there aren't, someone should start a collection right now
I'm getting there! I have the following iPod Minis:

Silver 4GB (1st Gen)
Silver 4GB (1st Gen)
Green 4GB (1st Gen)
Pink 8GB (2nd Gen) - was 6GB, but replaced it with an 8GB CompactFlash card
Silver 4GB (2nd Gen)

...in addition to an original shuffle (1GB), a black 5.5 gen iPod Video, an 8GB iPod Touch (2nd Gen), and a 16GB iPod Nano (4th Gen)
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Old Nov 15, 2007, 04:34 AM   #9
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so that is really cool, i am an aspiring ipod collector. Basically I just dont have the cash yet to buy a bunch of different ones. The only one you really need to work on is the original ipod. My buddy picked one up on ebay for about sixty bucks, the click wheel physically turns, its nuts!
I dont remember an ipod were the click wheel actual turned. Anyone have any pics? closer up, thats a cool collection.
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Old Nov 15, 2007, 05:27 AM   #10
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Man you need to get some color in your collection!

There are people who collect every color of the Maglite flashlights (http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...3&postcount=23). So there probably are people who have every color of iPod mini, shuffle and nano. And if there aren't, someone should start a collection right now

Cheers - Greg
The maglite collection is insane...haha very cool! I stick with the standard white or silver, the most original apple colors. I think adding color to my collection at this point would look a bit tacky.

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I dont remember an ipod were the click wheel actual turned. Anyone have any pics? closer up, thats a cool collection.
Yeah the 1st generation which debuted October 23, 2001 had this innovative wheel which was replaced in 2002 with the even more innovative touch wheel.
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Old Nov 15, 2007, 05:34 AM   #11
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I stick with the standard white or silver, the most original apple colors. I think adding color to my collection at this point would look a bit tacky.
I like that you're only collecting the white/silver models. Nice collection.

So what is in the box, is that a 1st or 2nd gen model? (I remember the physical scroll-wheel ones but I never saw the packaging they came in!)
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Old Sep 3, 2012, 06:22 PM   #12
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I dont remember an ipod were the click wheel actual turned. Anyone have any pics? closer up, thats a cool collection.
Yeah my brother in law has the 1st gen, I have the 2nd gen... the 1st gen is a real wheel that turns around while the 2nd gen introduced the touch wheel.

I can still recall walking around with my (expensive) iPod 20GB.. I was the only one wearing white ear buds and people on the train came asking me what kind of device it was. It was also hard for non-Mac users to use as the first iPods only had Firewire 400 and could not be read by windows (due to the Apple formatted harddrive in there). Only when a Windows version came out (the only difference was the FAT32 formatting) more people started buying an iPod.

Nowadays it's rare to find someone without an iDevice...
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Old Dec 4, 2012, 01:47 PM   #13
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I dont remember an ipod were the click wheel actual turned. Anyone have any pics? closer up, thats a cool collection.
Feeling incredibly old now.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 06:05 AM   #14
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Just received one iPod.
Got an 8GB Blue 6th Gen Nano sealed for 50...
Also bought a product red iPod shuffle.

Collection stands as follows...

IPod Mini:
None

iPod Classic:
4th Gen sealed
5th Gen (30GB) White - sealed
5th Gen (80GB) Black - sealed

iPod Touch:
1st Gen John Lennon (8GB) - sealed
5th gen (32GB) Blue - sealed

iPod Nano:
1st Gen (4GB) Black - sealed
2nd Gen (4GB) Pink sealed
3rd Gen (8GB) Green - sealed
4th Gen (8GB) Pink - sealed
5th Gen (8GB) Black - sealed
6th Gen (8GB) Blue - sealed
7th Gen (16GB) Blue - sealed
7th Gen (16GB) Red - sealed

iPod Shuffle:
1st Gen (512MB) White - sealed
2nd Gen (2GB) Red - sealed
4th Gen (2GB) Orange - sealed
5th Gen (2GB) Red - sealed

iPad:
1st Gen (16GB) - sealed

I also have:
Unsealed iDevices:
2 x iPod Photo
2 x iPod Nano 3rd Gen
1 x iPod Touch 4th Gen
1 x iPod Touch 5th Gen
2 x iPod Nano 6th Gen
1 x iPod shuffle 3rd Gen
1 x iPod shuffle 1st Gen
1 x iPod classic 6th Gen
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:26 PM   #15
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Just wondering if anyone here knows how much a brand new sealed original ipod (gen 1) goes for these days? Also can anyone find me one that is being sold (sealed) because i can't find any on eBay lol
I second MattyMac here...5000-10.000$! They are rare to find even for a experienced collector

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isn't collecting these things super expensive...
It depends what you compare it to
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Old Nov 15, 2007, 08:42 AM   #16
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That's a pretty sweet collection. Looks like you still need a 2G silver Nano. You should grab a refurb from Apple's website while they're still $79.
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Old Nov 15, 2007, 05:26 PM   #17
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I like that you're only collecting the white/silver models. Nice collection.

So what is in the box, is that a 1st or 2nd gen model? (I remember the physical scroll-wheel ones but I never saw the packaging they came in!)
Thanks!

Its a 1st Gen model. From the box, you can tell by the font of "iPod." No other iPod had that same font.

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That's a pretty sweet collection. Looks like you still need a 2G silver Nano. You should grab a refurb from Apple's website while they're still $79.
Thanks to you too! I plan on buying the 2G iPod from the refurb store. That's my next purchase. Just haven't gotten around to purchasing it yet. Maybe tonight...
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Old Nov 17, 2007, 11:46 AM   #18
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Am I seriously the only collector? I wanted to see some pics...even if you only have 1. I'm sure you display it proudly.
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Old Nov 17, 2007, 12:02 PM   #19
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Am I seriously the only collector? I wanted to see some pics...even if you only have 1. I'm sure you display it proudly.
Okay, I'll try to get you a pic - I only have 1 as I'm more of an old school "Apple Computer" collector....

I guess I can throw in my current iPods...
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I have a fair few:

iPod 5th generation - 30GB (black)
iPod mini 2nd generation - 6GB (blue)
iPod nano 1st generation - 4GB (black)
iPod nano 2nd generation - 8GB (black)
iPod nano 3rd generation - 8GB (black)
iPod shuffle 1st generation - 1GB (white)
iPod shuffle 2nd generation - 1GB (green)

A third generation iPod, and an iPod touch/iPhone are on my wanted list.
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Okay, I'll try to get you a pic - I only have 1 as I'm more of an old school "Apple Computer" collector....

I guess I can throw in my current iPods...
sweet

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I have a fair few:

iPod 5th generation - 30GB (black)
iPod mini 2nd generation - 6GB (blue)
iPod nano 1st generation - 4GB (black)
iPod nano 2nd generation - 8GB (black)
iPod nano 3rd generation - 8GB (black)
iPod shuffle 1st generation - 1GB (white)
iPod shuffle 2nd generation - 1GB (green)

A third generation iPod, and an iPod touch/iPhone are on my wanted list.
OK...where's the picture...
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As many of you probably are, I too am an iPod collector. It's hard to explain the feeling of getting a new iPod, eventhough you know there's no need for it

...my iPhone is pretty much the only thing that gets use nowadays, but I still find myself trying to find a way to get the next one

Here's a thread to that you can creatively show your precious collection. I for one have my collection displayed as such...
Weird... we have exactly the same collection.... .

Thumb resize.

Ok kidding, I don't collect iPods, but you wanted a picture.
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I've had quite a few iPods over the past years. Funny though, all I have now is an iPhone. I seem to keep selling iPods as I buy newer ones. I don't really need the money or anything, just sometimes someone wants to buy an iPod and can't afford to buy a new one or just doesn't want/need a brand new one... so I sell them my old one

P.S. A 1G iPod would be sweet to have though
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2nd Gen 10gb
3rd Gen 15gb
4th Gen 20gb
Nano 1st gen 8 gb
5th Gen 30gb
5.5 Gen 30gb
iPhone 8gb

btw the new ipods are the ugliest things ever.
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Weird... we have exactly the same collection.... .

Thumb resize.

Ok kidding, I don't collect iPods, but you wanted a picture.
Word...that's crazy. What are the chances?!

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I've had quite a few iPods over the past years. Funny though, all I have now is an iPhone. I seem to keep selling iPods as I buy newer ones. I don't really need the money or anything, just sometimes someone wants to buy an iPod and can't afford to buy a new one or just doesn't want/need a brand new one... so I sell them my old one

P.S. A 1G iPod would be sweet to have though
Yeah the iPhone is the only one I use...but I definitely enjoy my collection!
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