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  Reply # 510428 23-Aug-2011 10:24
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mattRSK:

I don't think method of payment should count you out. 


Didn't think so, I suppose there's less credit card fees for them. Just gives me the day to find the money :) 

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  Reply # 510429 23-Aug-2011 10:25
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Got my Pre-Order conf at 9:30.13 fingers crossed.

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  Reply # 510436 23-Aug-2011 10:35
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went to 10 NL,Bond and bond stores and all sold out at 8.50, went to warehouse stationary and got 1 16gb.
had 20 orders on Barnes and NOble,Amazon and bestbuy justt checked now and all are cancelled due to stock issues
FML

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  Reply # 510440 23-Aug-2011 10:39
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soo.... has anyone had official confirmation?
my acquire order went through at 9.40, a few minutes before the sold out sign went up

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  Reply # 510444 23-Aug-2011 10:44
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esawers: soo.... has anyone had official confirmation?
my acquire order went through at 9.40, a few minutes before the sold out sign went up


Thats 10 minutes after the price drop... you would be very very lucky mate.

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  Reply # 510446 23-Aug-2011 10:48
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yeah i have all fingers crossed! also emailed PP so fingers crossed there too
had no idea about the sale until I saw it on Stuff so was a bit slow :)

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  Reply # 510447 23-Aug-2011 10:49
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I have my fingers in a few pies, and if I get more than one, will offer at zero markup here (no preorders sorry lolol)

Edit: Did I mention 'no preorders'? Don't waste your time and mine sending me a private message. Read the above sentence...







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  Reply # 510449 23-Aug-2011 10:51
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tonyhughes: I have my fingers in a few pies, and if I get more than one, will offer at zero markup here (no preorders sorry lolol)


That's awfully nice of you. Can I get you a coffee or something? ;) 




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  Reply # 510451 23-Aug-2011 10:51
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surprised Trademe hasn't gotten a huge flood of marked up tablets yet.

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  Reply # 510452 23-Aug-2011 10:52
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Privoxy: surprised Trademe hasn't gotten a huge flood of marked up tablets yet.


There, fixed it. 




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  Reply # 510453 23-Aug-2011 10:52
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I got an email from aquire just like everyone else. To be honest I'm a bit dubious about this,

how the heck did they get stock of over 200? from Barns n Noble?

ooh, has anybody check other IT suppliers? i,e ingram micro? :P 

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  Reply # 510454 23-Aug-2011 10:55
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onions: I got an email from aquire just like everyone else. To be honest I'm a bit dubious about this,

how the heck did they get stock of over 200? from Barns n Noble?

ooh, has anybody check other IT suppliers? i,e ingram micro? :P?


Left over stock from the failed product sales. They didnt just go out and buy 200 tablets and dirt cheap prices to sell them here.

Other IT suppliers have yet to update pricing on their websites, most have sent the old stock back to HP rather than trying to sell it.

fab

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  Reply # 510455 23-Aug-2011 10:56
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Still no more emails from Acquire, other than the first one...

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  Reply # 510456 23-Aug-2011 10:56
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I imagine they have hundreds of orders to sift through now.




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  Reply # 510457 23-Aug-2011 10:58
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lokhor: I imagine they have hundreds of orders to sift through now.


Shouldn't really be a big deal, just go through the first orders in charging credit cards until no stock is left...


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