So went to apple store to replace my 3g due to cracks

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  1. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    and when I got home, I see they had accidentally given me a 3gs. I am unsure what to do and didn't notice it at the time as they look all similar and such
    I am kidding lol. I wish that would happen one of these times!
     
  2. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

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    Keep it and cross fingers... They gave you a serial I assume.
     
  3. jsook724 macrumors regular

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    just take it! you got really lucky! if they gave you a 3GS then just take it
     
  4. DiamondMac macrumors 68040

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    I would let them know.

    Maybe they will let you keep it anyway.
     
  5. thecoolone1 macrumors regular

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    They wouldn't have a choice lol, what's done is what's done. Most likely it's already been registered through that serial # and if they said bring it back, it's really their mistake and they can't just take it away or if he decides to take it back, make them pay for your gas :)
     
  6. trssho macrumors 6502

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    Hate to admit it, I would
    play dumb and keep it. Oh gee..... I assumed you were simply out of that old model.
     
  7. UngratefulNinja macrumors 68000

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    Dudes :rolleyes:

    ETA: And there's still like 10 posts after this! Just goes to show no one reads before posting lol.
     
  8. QCassidy352 macrumors G3

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    I would tell them the truth. What can I say - I'd rather be honest than have a fancier new toy. And if they let you keep it then best of both worlds. :)
     
  9. Opie macrumors 6502a

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    You did nothing wrong. Im sure as many iphones as they handle they knew what they did. The writing on the back is clearly different. Now enjoy it and have a beer.
     
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    Alot of times if they dont have the replacement in the back they will upgrade you.
    For instance.... my brothers old ipod got replaced with a new refurbished one.

    I think they knew exactly what they were giving you.
     
  13. Opie macrumors 6502a

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    Good point. Most warranties say you get a comparable replacement or the next step up.
     
  14. fr00b macrumors regular

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    Lol, init. I noticed that when I clicked on the bottom by accident. Gd one OP...
     
  15. lavinci macrumors 6502

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    Maybe they did run out of the 3G 16GB because they really only sell the 3G 8GB now. But, I would go back and let them know. Who knows, one day, it might help you in the future because either it will be karma or the apple genius will recognize you later in the future.
     
  16. DiamondMac macrumors 68040

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    There are ways around that but for the most part, I agree.

    People have the mistaken assumption that just because you are given something, they can get away completely free. That is not true whatsoever.
     
  17. Surrix macrumors regular

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    People need to look for hidden meanings (or other hidden things).

    EDIT: Apparently I needed to refresh the page. When I posted this, no one else has noticed the hidden text.
     
  18. Namek macrumors newbie

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    Agreed...Keep it.
     
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    LMAO people are STILL posting.

    FTR: What is the deal lately? Anyone else notice that there is just total randomness on here lately?
     
  20. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    It's because "he who shall not be named" is in timeout.
     
  21. bonzox macrumors newbie

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    when I had my 3G (now have a 3GS), I had to go in to replace it for a second time (first one just bricked, second one the external speaker died). The guy goes back, gives me a new one, home screen comes on, and it freezes for like 45 seconds. Then it was running super slow. He looks at me, says "you want a different one right?" I said yes.

    He comes back with another one, works perfect, I left happy. But not as happy as I was when I got home, plugged it into my computer, and realized he gave me a 16GB instead of my old 8GB!!
     
  22. dukebound85 thread starter macrumors P6

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    Voldemort?
     
  23. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    Nope, try again. :)
     
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    TheSpaz
     
  25. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

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    Duke, haven't you done this before? lol :p:p:p
     

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