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Old Dec 15, 2012, 05:06 AM   #201
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I bet the iP5S is ready to launch hence the deep discount. It will most likely launch in the next month .
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 06:14 AM   #202
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I bet the iP5S is ready to launch hence the deep discount. It will most likely launch in the next month .
Um no.

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Or Walmart is selling them at cost to their customers to bring people into the store. Remember, when people buy a new model of phone, they usually buy the accessories with it...that $$$ would go to Walmart instead of Best Buy.

Why don't we get the real facts here before saying Apple is doomed.
Because spreading FUD is so much more fun. Maybe these people are looking to buy AAPL and would like to see it drop some more so they can get it cheap.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 06:44 AM   #203
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So how much will you pay for the iPhone in total? I don't know, but it's WAY MORE than $127 ...
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 06:51 AM   #204
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A racist German...now I've seen everything.
Good day to you, blitzkrieg.
i dont think hes german or he cant even spell cuz its Blitz"krieg"

anyway i think its a good deal. i paid 139€ for mine on a 35€ plan
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 07:50 AM   #205
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Nope, they don't do that anymore.
Incorrect my info is current as of 12/9 when I had them price match an iPod
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:20 AM   #206
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How are there still iPad 3's left? I thought they were all sold a while ago. Didn't they drop the price on the 3 when the 4 was announced?
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:46 AM   #207
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Um no.

What do you mean ...Um no ? I didn't ask a question . Um , it was my opinion . Um, so there !
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:46 AM   #208
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Nightmare at Cary NC WalMart store #2247

Last night I experienced the worst retail store experience of my life at Cary NC store #2247. Having heard of this promotion we went straight to the store's mobile department. The sales rep (Linda) just shrugged her shoulders and said she knew nothing about it. We showed her the WalMart Facebook thread and she said "We don't match online prices." We explained that this is an in store only promotion and she suggested we talk with a manager. We proceeded to the store's CS center where Heather rolled her eyes and said she knew nothing about it. She paged the 2 store managers and after we called WalMart corporate, who had to call the store, it was over an hour before a manager (Philip) showed up. He said that they missed the email about the promotion, but all was well and that we should go back to the mobile dept and all would be well. Accompanied by manager Philip, we proceeded back to Linda in Mobile dept, who would not follow Philip's instruction to honor the promotion. Linda refused because she had previously been told not to by the store manager, who was not there and who had not seen the email about this promo. 2 hours later, after being treated poorly by all 3 store reps, we left the store with no iPhone. Absolutely pitiful. Will try again this morning, but may go to a different store- we have lots of WalMarts around here.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:51 AM   #209
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Last night I experienced the worst retail store experience of my life at Cary NC store #2247. Having heard of this promotion we went straight to the store's mobile department. The sales rep (Linda) just shrugged her shoulders and said she knew nothing about it. We showed her the WalMart Facebook thread and she said "We don't match online prices." We explained that this is an in store only promotion and she suggested we talk with a manager. We proceeded to the store's CS center where Heather rolled her eyes and said she knew nothing about it. She paged the 2 store managers and after we called WalMart corporate, who had to call the store, it was over an hour before a manager (Philip) showed up. He said that they missed the email about the promotion, but all was well and that we should go back to the mobile dept and all would be well. Accompanied by manager Philip, we proceeded back to Linda in Mobile dept, who would not follow Philip's instruction to honor the promotion. Linda refused because she had previously been told not to by the store manager, who was not there and who had not seen the email about this promo. 2 hours later, after being treated poorly by all 3 store reps, we left the store with no iPhone. Absolutely pitiful. Will try again this morning, but may go to a different store- we have lots of WalMarts around here.
Please copy and paste this on The Walmart FB page.Id do it but Im from NY
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:55 AM   #210
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Please copy and paste this on The Walmart FB page.Id do it but Im from NY
Already did.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:57 AM   #211
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It's so funny reading some of the earlier comments...with most thinking it was the 4th Gen iPad on sale for $399. Hilarious.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 09:09 AM   #212
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Already did.
Thank You ! it took over an hour to get my 2 phone upgrade . lm not sure if it was the WM clerks fault. he was a very nice guy from Egypt . he stayed to help me a few minutes past his shift . he told the other clerk he had to go because he got 8 demerits for clocking out past his shift. the girl told him to explain to the manager that he was helping a customer set his phone account and he claimed the manager told him to just leave the customer and clock out. I believe him because Walmart is very strict on their employees working even one minute past their shift.I hate WM
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 09:11 AM   #213
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So how much will you pay for the iPhone in total? I don't know, but it's WAY MORE than $127 ...
There is no discount in service fees if you don't upgrade when the contract expires. Yes, the hardware cost is a fraction of the total cost but if you're gonna have service anyway then what's your point?
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 09:20 AM   #214
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With 2 year contract

So how much will you pay for the iPhone in total? I don't know, but it's WAY MORE than $127 ...

with Tax i paid 274.64 for 2 iPhone 5's
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 09:50 AM   #215
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Better at Bestbuy

I saved way more at Bestbuy. Although the wait was terrible. It's $50 on all iPhone5 models and I got an additional $50 off an opened box 64gb slate that was virtually brand new. The white version was all beat up to hell. =P. All in all, I paid $388 so I paid basically for a 64gb at a 32gb price.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 11:12 AM   #216
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Like people have said...Apple is the most manipulated stock on hearsay. I wish people would have to confirm their sources or face massive fines for false information. That would stop nonsense like this.

Also, even if they did you can take it the other direction...maybe they cut orders because the 5S is coming and they are starting the 6 month cycle of tick and tock...# release and S release every 6 months.
You reap what you sow. Apple loves secrecy, then of course, people would speculate and listen to hearsay.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 11:17 AM   #217
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There is no discount in service fees if you don't upgrade when the contract expires. Yes, the hardware cost is a fraction of the total cost but if you're gonna have service anyway then what's your point?
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with Tax i paid 274.64 for 2 iPhone 5's
My point is: How much do you have to pay every month to be able to "buy" the iPhone 5 for $127? I don't know prices of carriers in U.S., but I am sure that in 2 years you will pay full price of the iPhone and much more.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 11:28 AM   #218
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Go to Sams Club same deal on the IPhone 5
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 11:37 AM   #219
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My point is: How much do you have to pay every month to be able to "buy" the iPhone 5 for $127? I don't know prices of carriers in U.S., but I am sure that in 2 years you will pay full price of the iPhone and much more.
You pay $127 more for an iPhone than you do for a free smartphone over the course of two years.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 11:39 AM   #220
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My point is: How much do you have to pay every month to be able to "buy" the iPhone 5 for $127? I don't know prices of carriers in U.S., but I am sure that in 2 years you will pay full price of the iPhone and much more.
well i will be paying a monthly service regardless of which phone i purchase .my question to you is ,who buys a cell phone without a service plan ? the iP5 is a beautiful piece of equipment but it would look awkward if I displayed it on my wall and Im into pop culture toys.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 11:55 AM   #221
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Last night I experienced the worst retail store experience of my life at Cary NC store #2247. Having heard of this promotion we went straight to the store's mobile department. The sales rep (Linda) just shrugged her shoulders and said she knew nothing about it. We showed her the WalMart Facebook thread and she said "We don't match online prices." We explained that this is an in store only promotion and she suggested we talk with a manager. We proceeded to the store's CS center where Heather rolled her eyes and said she knew nothing about it. She paged the 2 store managers and after we called WalMart corporate, who had to call the store, it was over an hour before a manager (Philip) showed up. He said that they missed the email about the promotion, but all was well and that we should go back to the mobile dept and all would be well. Accompanied by manager Philip, we proceeded back to Linda in Mobile dept, who would not follow Philip's instruction to honor the promotion. Linda refused because she had previously been told not to by the store manager, who was not there and who had not seen the email about this promo. 2 hours later, after being treated poorly by all 3 store reps, we left the store with no iPhone. Absolutely pitiful. Will try again this morning, but may go to a different store- we have lots of WalMarts around here.
You're signing up to spend over $2000. Maybe don't sweat $60 so hard? You're going to wind up saving $10 an hour if you have the same experience today.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 12:03 PM   #222
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You're signing up to spend over $2000. Maybe don't sweat $60 so hard? You're going to wind up saving $10 an hour if you have the same experience today.
I understand ya pick your battles. But -

$70 is $70. And unless youi're making (and have the work) $70/hr it's worth waiting for. AND if you can waste some of Wal-Mart's time, it's a win-win. The two year commitment cost is moot. You're going to pay that anyway. I mean, if your cable carrier called and said, head over to our office and sign a piece of paper and we'll give you $70, you wouldn't do it because Calbe is going to cost you $3000 over the next two years anyway?
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 12:04 PM   #223
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great price on the iPhone 5....

Maybe iPhone5s is coming in June.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 12:06 PM   #224
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Apple in the Walmart's discount bin. The end is surely near.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 12:25 PM   #225
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Best Buy says they won't price match because it's already on sale in their store. Although I don't see anywhere in their policy where it states that.
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