Apple is against me.

Discussion in 'iPod' started by psychPurple, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. psychPurple macrumors member

    Sep 5, 2010
    It's official, Apple hates me.

    I live in Australia, and so after a generous week and a day (make up for the time difference) since the September 1st keynote I went into my local JB HI-FI store, to find they only had the new shuffles. "cool" I thought, "give it a day, they are probably out the back putting price tags on the iPod nano and touches".

    So I skipped off happy in the knowledge I would have my shiny new nano in a day or two. I have returned every day and now they have the new touches, new shuffles and they are yet to stock the nanos :( .

    So does Apple in fact hate me? Or is there some problem getting all the stuff out of America?
  2. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    They hate you
    I thought you got the memo :confused:
    The rest of us did

    All new products suffer shortages from time to time in various areas
    Hold on... they will be there soon
  3. Ivan P macrumors 68030

    Ivan P

    Jan 17, 2008
    Non-Apple Store retailers always get them later than the actual Apple Stores. The majority of people that have the new iPods got them from either an Apple Store or the online store; obviously, since it's Apple themselves, there's no messing around with getting supplies of the new products. JB's orders them through a supplier, so I'm guessing there's been some sort of delay in getting them in (from what I've read in other topics, there's lots of stores in the US itself that are still waiting on the new models).
  4. blackburn macrumors 6502a


    Feb 16, 2010
    Where Judas lost it's boots.
    You think that they hate you? Well here I live apple hates us really bad. Ipod's usually take a month to go retail. And apple store orders are a mess. So I don't think you should complain:p
  5. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
  6. chrono1081 macrumors 604


    Jan 26, 2008
    Isla Nublar
    apple doesnt hate me but fedex does :( my nano shipped on the 8th, i paid for two day shipping and it is still not here and may not be here on Monday :mad:
  7. ConnorTurnbull macrumors 6502

    Aug 18, 2010
    United Kingdom
    The new Nano's are shipping later than the other iPods. Last time I checked the Shuffle/Touch had 5-7 days whilst the nano had 7-10 days.
  8. clearyjp macrumors member

    Oct 6, 2007
    Sydney, Australia
    I always try to avoid buying from them, horrible customer service IMO.
    I was at the George St Apple store today, and they only had 2 of the colours available, and Myer only had 8GB models.
  9. Kieranic Guest

    Apr 23, 2010
    I'm from New Zealand (I love JB, It's my favorite store! :p) but I find that we're normally on the bottom of the list to get stuff.

    I don't think Apple hate us, just give it a day, or a week or so.
  10. psychPurple thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 5, 2010
    yeah i spend a good portion of my money there. but the new annoyance is my brother walked into the store yesterday, and bought an ipod touch 32gb and an ipod shuffle. all the new ones, and still no nanos!!!!
  11. Ivan P macrumors 68030

    Ivan P

    Jan 17, 2008
    Try an Apple Store if you can. I was at the Perth store today and they had every nano colour in both capacities.
  12. psychPurple thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 5, 2010
    closest one is 3 hours away......and i'm not in possession of a car i can take for a day
  13. MonkeyET macrumors 6502

    Aug 7, 2009
    Coachella, CA
    Well I suppose the only way to guarantee anything would to order it from the online store. Is there any delay is availability through this method where you are?
  14. hcho3 macrumors 68030

    May 13, 2010

    So, they are kind of late for few days. So, you think they hate you? What is going on with people these days...
  15. sushi Moderator emeritus


    Jul 19, 2002
    Sounds like maybe this is the seed for an adventure. :)

    As they say, necessity is the mother of invention.
  16. psychPurple thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 5, 2010
    nothing wrong with me, I'm just having a whinge! I want the new shiny thing and there isn't any yet.
  17. psychPurple thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 5, 2010

    after a mega hunt throughout every store that could have them, i found a graphite 16GB.

    LOVE IT!
  18. roland.g macrumors 603


    Apr 11, 2005
    One mile up and soaring
    ^^ Ah, the torture of a whole five days. It must have been unbearable. :D
  19. psychPurple thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 5, 2010
    if we go by the September 1st announcement that they would be out in a 'week' it has been a horrendous 10 day wait. which is a testament to my ability to hold my fragile "must have" mind together.
  20. Fast/Furious macrumors regular


    Oct 18, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    I bought mine at Future Shop yesterday.. called in right when the store opened and told the salesman that I would personally tip him $5 if he could save the LAST 8GB Graphite Nano. Luckily he did and I headed straight there after school.. kinda comical to see a giant display case completely empty save for one iPod Nano with a little post-it that read my name and phone number - "RESERVED". Oh man, did I get the dirtiest looks from the other customers.... :D

    PS. I gave the guy his 5 bucks if anyone was curious

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