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Old Apr 22, 2013, 07:59 AM   #101
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walmart has great prices, which is why i shop there. I also order stuff online and have been very pleased. They started with one store too. if other retailers dont like them thats too bad



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Old Apr 22, 2013, 08:14 AM   #102
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Nothing wrong with it, but it looks like a true Apple fanboy looks down on every other retailer, such as Best Buy, Fry's or RadioShack.
I thought so. Well before I knew of any Apple Retail store, I found Macs at Fry's. Fry's is always a madhouse, but generally speaking, they have always had everything I could ever need.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 10:32 AM   #103
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So we (Mexico) are a part of the US now and nobody told me?
You missed the memo? Check your junk mail folder.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 10:46 AM   #104
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Rat Shack has jumped the shark so hard and so long ago it's name should be erased from our vocabulary.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 10:54 AM   #105
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I bought a 4S there in January and the sales guy did everything he could to try to get me to buy a case or car charger for the phone. He was so disappointed when I told him this was not my first iPhone and I had every accessory I could ever want for an iPhone. They probably don't make anything from iPhone sales so they push accessories.

I have a box full of headsets, usb cords and wall chargers from olds iPhones that I have sold over the years.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 11:58 AM   #106
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Hey, it's only 5 miles away, versus 15, for Best Buy, and 40 for Apple. I'll take it.
Lucky . . . for me it's 2 miles to the Shack, 70 to Best Buy, 200 to Apple.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 02:54 PM   #107
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Won't this cannibalize Tandy sales?
I still have the Tandy 1000 HX computer my family purchased back in 1987. The last time I fired it up in 2006, I played a rousing game of Space Quest III. I'll have to put it back together and see if it still works.

I also remember RS selling IBM Aptivas, probably around the early 90s. Don't recall them selling any computers any longer. Perhaps a couple of keyboards and mice, these days.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 03:43 PM   #108
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Wow, I can't believe some of the stupid replies that are being posted. I really don't care where I buy my Apple products as long as its convenient and priced right. Lets see....closest Apple store is a 100 mile round trip. Best buy is over ten miles away. Radio Shack and Walmart are both 1/2 mile from me. I try to avoid having products shipped to me as I sometimes don't get home from work until late at night. I just bought two iPads from Walmart I guess I should of driven 100 miles to the Apple Store instead.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 03:51 PM   #109
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You missed the memo? Check your junk mail folder.
We live in a small pueblo, it takes the guy with his burro a while to get here.

(My running joke with the wife about email where we live)
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Old Apr 24, 2013, 05:35 PM   #110
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For this reason love shopping there. While others waited in line for their iphones and ipads, they nad no lines and were not sold out.
Enjoy your $25 audio patch cable and $6 AA battery 2-pack.
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Old Jun 28, 2013, 08:47 PM   #111
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I've just had crappy experiences at Radio Shack. I don't go there. I'd go to BestBuy or FutureShop or even Walmart before I went there.

Let Walmart carry these accessories as well and people would go there before they went to Radio Shack too.
ZOMG I've been to Best Buy and Wal-Mart and have HORRIBLE experiences there. Clearly, Apple should just not bother selling things because the unwashed masses ruin everything...

What I mean to say is that your personal anecdote means nothing.
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