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  Reply # 239798 28-Jul-2009 15:40 Send private message

So sounds like those of us who want to snag a cool number might be better purchasing a sim rather than waiting for the Chinwag one.




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  Reply # 239802 28-Jul-2009 15:50 Send private message

great news. looks like wikipedia was right again :)

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  Reply # 239803 28-Jul-2009 15:53 Send private message

ahmad: Wow 10 days delivery?!


You havent posted anything recently have you? That seems pretty common on standard post - fastpost not much better. I hope DSE do get my sims on the way to me on the 30th so that I can get the pick of numbers - otherwise I will just go into a dse and buy some since there are some numbers that I want to get if available.




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  Reply # 239804 28-Jul-2009 15:55 Send private message

YAY. 8 days until real cellphone competition in New Zealand. Finally.

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  Reply # 239806 28-Jul-2009 15:59 Send private message

richms:
ahmad: Wow 10 days delivery?!


You havent posted anything recently have you? That seems pretty common on standard post - fastpost not much better. I hope DSE do get my sims on the way to me on the 30th so that I can get the pick of numbers - otherwise I will just go into a dse and buy some since there are some numbers that I want to get if available.

I post stuff on a weekly basis. 10 days is extremely conservative even for NZ post.




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  Reply # 239809 28-Jul-2009 16:02 Send private message

Awsome. they should post the SIM's out early though so we get them on time





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  Reply # 239813 28-Jul-2009 16:13 Send private message

kobiak: great news. looks like wikipedia was right again :)

You say that as if it has been right before :-P




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  Reply # 239817 28-Jul-2009 16:21 Send private message

tonyhughes:
kobiak: great news. looks like wikipedia was right again :)


You say that as if it has been right before :-P


 

well, it was mentioned on geekzone that wikipedia had info on new 2deegree

s CEO before it was announced/posted on news websites... and wikipedia also have info of 6th Aug for more then 2 weeks now.

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  Reply # 239819 28-Jul-2009 16:26 Send private message

kobiak:
tonyhughes:
kobiak: great news. looks like wikipedia was right again :)


You say that as if it has been right before :-P


well, it was mentioned on geekzone that wikipedia had info on new 2deegree

s CEO before it was announced/posted on news websites... and wikipedia also have info of 6th Aug for more then 2 weeks now.


So it's wrong, because it's 5th August...

FWIW, use Wikipedia with caution. It's a good source but I wouldn't use it as the ultimate source - it's certainly not authoritative in my view.





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  Reply # 239844 28-Jul-2009 17:55 Send private message

Is there live streaming of the press conference? If not, can freitasm please live blog it? Laughing Can we please tweet you questions to ask 2degrees?

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  Reply # 239847 28-Jul-2009 17:57 Send private message

freitasm:
kobiak:
tonyhughes:
kobiak: great news. looks like wikipedia was right again :)


You say that as if it has been right before :-P


well, it was mentioned on geekzone that wikipedia had info on new 2deegree

s CEO before it was announced/posted on news websites... and wikipedia also have info of 6th Aug for more then 2 weeks now.


So it's wrong, because it's 5th August...

FWIW, use Wikipedia with caution. It's a good source but I wouldn't use it as the ultimate source - it's certainly not authoritative in my view.


You say that as if we were being completely serious :-P




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  Reply # 239875 28-Jul-2009 18:47 Send private message

hope they have mobile tv :-)

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  Reply # 239883 28-Jul-2009 18:58 Send private message

kobiak:
tonyhughes:
kobiak: great news. looks like wikipedia was right again :)


You say that as if it has been right before :-P


 

well, it was mentioned on geekzone that wikipedia had info on new 2deegree

s CEO before it was announced/posted on news websites... and wikipedia also have info of 6th Aug for more then 2 weeks now.


I'm surprised by this because Wikipedia is not meant to be a 'gossip' website, everything is meant to be referenced back to something authoritative.

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  Reply # 239894 28-Jul-2009 19:08 Send private message

freitasm, a day difference is about right, imho

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  Reply # 239896 28-Jul-2009 19:14 Send private message

Not in an encyclopaedia. It's not a gossip site (as timestyles says). If it's a reference then it shouldn't have speculation - only facts.





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