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Old Jul 10, 2012, 03:44 AM   #1
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wot the flip is going on I wonder - all of a sudden every category of refurbished Apple product has disappeared.

never seen this before …
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 03:49 AM   #2
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wot the flip is going on I wonder - all of a sudden every category of refurbished Apple product has disappeared.

never seen this before
They're probably just updating the inventory.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 04:16 AM   #3
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It's the same in the UK...
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 04:23 AM   #4
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wot the flip is going on I wonder - all of a sudden every category of refurbished Apple product has disappeared.

never seen this before …
Maybe Apple decided that selling refurbished (not new) products might get them into trouble with Australian government agencies. Not worth the risk, really.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 04:28 AM   #5
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Maybe Apple decided that selling refurbished (not new) products might get them into trouble with Australian government agencies. Not worth the risk, really.
not really - Australia really is the home of the free [and the boat people too ] just bought the missus a great little MBA last week and was hoping to do the same for the daughter - when 'hey presto' everything disappeared.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 04:34 AM   #6
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The same in Spain
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 04:53 AM   #7
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Three MBP's in the UK store, no iMacs, no anything else, but this happens from time to time...I wouldn't be getting excited about an iMac refresh just yet.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 08:28 AM   #8
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Same in the US store, totally empty. I was just going to pick up a refurbed Airport Extreme

Any idea how long it usually takes them to refresh (or whatever it is they're doing)?
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 09:18 AM   #9
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The UK store occasionally doesn't have any stock - usually though when it's late at night.

Just checked the UK store and now getting 'The connection was reset' on Firefox - it was working an hour a go. Maybe they are updating it (or it's broken)

I'm tempted to get last years MBA for Mountain Lion as my 6 year old MacBook isn't supported

/edit it's back (probably our proxy server)
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 09:24 AM   #10
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not really - Australia really is the home of the free [and the boat people too ] just bought the missus a great little MBA last week and was hoping to do the same for the daughter - when 'hey presto' everything disappeared.


*poof* I was about to order last night/today(when it briefly made a re-appearance)... Something tells me i should have... oh well..


Now I'm hoping it would be back.. *fingers crossed*, and i'll get it before weekend.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 09:38 AM   #11
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No inventory in the US and Canada Stores

Very strange??
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:02 AM   #12
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us inventory

refurb. store is full here in the US. the clearance section of the store is empty. basically everything is in refurb. at this time
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:12 AM   #13
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refurb. store is full here in the US. the clearance section of the store is empty. basically everything is in refurb. at this time
I've been refreshing this link occasionally, and it's still showing an empty refurb store for me: http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/specialdeals/mac
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:31 AM   #14
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Zero I just clicked on your link and found 40 assorted computers showing, iMacs, MacPro's and MacBook varieties.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:36 AM   #15
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Zero I just clicked on your link and found 40 assorted computers showing, iMacs, MacPro's and MacBook varieties.
That's weird. I see an empty store when I click his link. Likewise for the Canadian store.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:45 AM   #16
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Don't know hoe to help you I just tried the main store address, the link etc. on my iPad and MacBook Pro and found all stores full of inventory. the "shop clearance" section is in fact empty as usual.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:48 AM   #17
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Don't know hoe to help you I just tried the main store address, the link etc. on my iPad and MacBook Pro and found all stores full of inventory. the "shop clearance" section is in fact empty as usual.
Very strange. I was thinking at first it was my work's crappy old version of IE not refreshing properly or something, but I just tried from my phone and am seeing an empty store there as well.

I tried to check via the AppleStore app, but I don't see any way to view refurbs from there.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 11:38 AM   #18
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Why is he refurb store down?

I check it pretty regularly to see trends, prices, today nothing is in stock, no macs, no pads, no iPods. Strange.
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I can get to it, but everything is out of stock, and greyed out in my browsers, unusual.
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I can get to it, but everything is out of stock, unusual.
Down =/= out of stock. FYI.
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I check it pretty regularly to see trends, prices, today nothing is in stock, no macs, no pads, no iPods. Strange.
Clear your browser's cache and cookies and try again. There are plenty of refurbs available.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 11:43 AM   #23
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Okay, I saw all items out of stock on my work PC and my iPad, hmm.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 12:00 PM   #24
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Don't know hoe to help you I just tried the main store address, the link etc. on my iPad and MacBook Pro and found all stores full of inventory. the "shop clearance" section is in fact empty as usual.
It came back up for me about an hour ago but is empty again now. Guess they are having some technical difficulties.
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 12:41 PM   #25
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I check it often too and today saw no products available. Maybe just a bug but they're doing something to trigger that.
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