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# 42638 8-Oct-2009 16:01
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anyone have experience or know if this seller is legit?
http://www.adz.co.nz/a,6439,Buy

seems too cheap?

anyone?

[Moderator edit (MF): remove link to scam site]

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  # 262433 8-Oct-2009 16:07
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I would think they are far from legit to be honest.

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  # 262435 8-Oct-2009 16:08
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I agree, I would not touch them with a ten foot barge pole. Fake 'zip code' company email address is a hotmail address. Very poor english, to the point that it does not make sense.

 
 
 
 


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  # 262436 8-Oct-2009 16:09
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SCAM written all over it



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  # 262437 8-Oct-2009 16:09
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how do poor people get iphones then? we dont i guess

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  # 262439 8-Oct-2009 16:16
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If you cannot afford it full retail, then do not look anywhere else. If you are poor, then the iphone is not for you, nor is it really marketed for you.
I also cannot afford an iphone, would like one ofcourse... but I am not going to hunt through all of the dodgy chinese deals looking for one.

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# 262443 8-Oct-2009 16:18
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jono1984: anyone have experience or know if this seller is legit?
http://www.adz.co.nz/a,6439,Buy:-Apple-Iphone-3Gs-32Gb-And-Nokia-N97-32Gb.htm

seems too cheap?

anyone?

Honestly, if you can't spot that for a scam....







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  # 262446 8-Oct-2009 16:28
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jono1984: how do poor people get iphones then? we dont i guess


if u really really craving for an iphone, budget and put aside some money every week. you should be able to buy it within few months or a year time.







 
 
 
 


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  # 262458 8-Oct-2009 16:58
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Removed the link - no link love to scammers.

Also, whenever you see a post with a long list of models and a hotmail address, for a seller that accepts payment via Western Union then IT IS A SCAM.

If you send money to these people you will end up with NO MONEY AND NO PHONE.

If you can't afford buying an iPhone from a store, then save money. Also the iPhone will cost to run - mobile data is not cheap. Think before you buy or you will lose money.





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# 262462 8-Oct-2009 17:04
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jono1984: how do poor people get iphones then? we dont i guess


The same reason why poor people don't have flash houses and new cars

Cause they can't afford them

No different for a mobile phone

Check out trademe for a Nokia 1100, 5110

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  # 262482 8-Oct-2009 18:14
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If you can't afford an iPhone then an iPod Touch is the next best thing.

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