Name Engraved?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by jer446, Jun 4, 2005.

  1. jer446 macrumors 6502a

    Dec 28, 2004
    Is there any point of having my name engraved? I am about to buy a new mini, but i am not sure if i want my name engraved what are the cons, because i really dont see many pros.
  2. jer446 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Dec 28, 2004
    also, for the mini, is it necessary to have a case for it, because its not like the regular one where it scratches.
  3. ITASOR macrumors 601


    Mar 20, 2005
    Don't get anything engraved. It makes the resale value go....PLOP...down. Who wants a Mini with your name on it?...besides you.
  4. iSaint macrumors 603


    May 26, 2004
    South Mississippi y'all, near the water!
    If I ever buy a new iPod I'll pass mine down to my pre-teen daughter. So my name and phone being engraved will serve its purpose for her as it does from theft. There was a news story on CNN recently where a lady recovered her iBook and iPod from a pawn shop after they were stolen. She found the iPod on eBay, which advertised it with the engraving she ordered. Given it wasn't her name, it was a line from a song, but it still was effective.

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