Your Take - How will Apple handle freebies?

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  1. eddiejsmall macrumors member

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    What's everyones take on how :apple: will handle the bumpers/case refunds & freebies?

    I'm saying SERIAL NUMBER log onto the site, delivered in 2-3 weeks. 1 case per serial number....
     
  2. impulse77 macrumors member

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    By Serial or Cell #
     
  3. eddiejsmall thread starter macrumors member

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    Didn't think too much about cell number, but it is tied to your iPhone 4 so it could be that way...

    I bought a black bumper after Jobs announced they were going to reimburse. People in the store kept asking employees if they were going to be able to get them for free that day in store, the employees seemed really frustrated, like they didn't know what was going on. I guess it is stressful when they dump things on their employees unexpectedly.
     
  4. Gav2k macrumors G3

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    It'll be done by apple id, serial or email. Can't do it by cell as they are sold simfree!
     
  5. eddiejsmall thread starter macrumors member

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    Then it would almost have to be done by serial. since that is the only way to guarantee one per iphone 4.
     
  6. OnNightfall macrumors regular

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    My question is the other cases, will they be Apple cases or from other companies that strike a deal with Apple. Also will those other cases be cases or bumpers.
     
  7. Eddyisgreat macrumors 601

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    this. I think we will be required to order via Apple.com or in an Apple Store to get credit.
     
  8. bobright macrumors 601

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    Do you guys think they'll give a free case, but charge shipping? I feel like they will.
     
  9. BlondeBuddhist macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah. I think it will go sort of like any other order might go, just no cost. I received (the day of the press conference) a complementary bumper for having to return 2 different iPhone 4's. I wonder what is going to happen when I go to get mine at apple.com. I figure the odds are 50-50.

    Blonde Buddhist
     
  10. BlondeBuddhist macrumors 6502a

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    No. I remember Steve saying something like "next week go to the site, pick your bumper out, and WE'LL send it to you"

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  11. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    You will be able to get a free case for every iphone 4 you have.
    They have no way of knowing the store employee gave you a free bumper before.
     
  12. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Agreed. I definitely see Apple using your phone's serial number in order to keep track of who has gotten a free bumper or case.
     
  13. BlondeBuddhist macrumors 6502a

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    It was over the phone but yeah I think your right. If so, I will be getting a color other than black. Not sure which.

    Blonde Buddhist
     
  14. goobot macrumors 603

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  15. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Details haven't been released yet. Steve said in the presser that they would have specifics up late next week.
     
  16. BlondeBuddhist macrumors 6502a

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    I wonder if that's like "late July", meaning Sunday
     
  17. ToroidalZeus macrumors 68020

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    Probably a gift certificate to the apple store.
     
  18. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Get a blonde color:D
     

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