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  Reply # 510554 23-Aug-2011 12:56
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Anyone in Dunedin with a 16Gb looking for a 32Gb instead? Please contact me.

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  Reply # 510555 23-Aug-2011 12:56
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Still bummed that I missed out after being so close this morning, but at least I have this as an acceptable substitute! I won it as part of the Vonage promotion, thanks to Ben Gracewood and ben.geek.co.nz!
 

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  Reply # 510556 23-Aug-2011 12:58
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id take an ipad any day over the touchpad
if your still bummed about not getting 1 may b we can trade?Wink 

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  Reply # 510558 23-Aug-2011 12:59
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Done, I rang their 0800 number, the guy told me I was unsuccessful straight away when I told him my order number
They sold out within seconds, and they had 'very few' to sell

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  Reply # 510560 23-Aug-2011 13:01
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What was your order number and time of confirmation email?

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  Reply # 510561 23-Aug-2011 13:02
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dclegg: Still bummed that I missed out after being so close this morning, but at least I have this as an acceptable substitute! I won it as part of the Vonage promotion, thanks to Ben Gracewood and ben.geek.co.nz!
 


Well done! Will you give that to your daughter? 

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  Reply # 510562 23-Aug-2011 13:02
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9.40am
147620

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  Reply # 510563 23-Aug-2011 13:03
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Yep just called

Missed out as well :(

My time was

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 at 9:30:41 a.m.

Order details now

Order #  Your Order # Date Amount Payment Type Via Status

Order number was 147390
Said to the guy knowing my luck i missed out by 1, he said it was a few more than 1, so first 30 secs you should be ok


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  Reply # 510564 23-Aug-2011 13:05
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mrtoken: Yep just called

Missed out as well :(

My time was

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 at 9:30:41 a.m. 


Cripes that is getting close to me. What was your order number? 

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  Reply # 510565 23-Aug-2011 13:06
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draculahowsby: id take an ipad any day over the touchpad
if your still bummed about not getting 1 may b we can trade?Wink 


LOL! Nah, the iPad is the first choice tablet for me too. The TouchPad was meant to be a cheap alternative for my daughter's christmas present. IOW, I'm still interested if one can be obtained at a reasonable price. 

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  Reply # 510567 23-Aug-2011 13:12
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daskip: Acquire seemed like they had some kind of relationship with hp.... Clicking buy online on the hp site from the touchpad page took you directly to acquire... So heres hoping they had their own cache of stock

And Acquire were the crowd that handled the HP TechEd netbook deal a few years back too, obviously some connection there.

So, what are my best chances now? Slim or none?

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  Reply # 510568 23-Aug-2011 13:12
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Anyone manage to score a few and willing to sell? :D




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  Reply # 510570 23-Aug-2011 13:14
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mattRSK:
mrtoken: Yep just called

Missed out as well :(

My time was

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 at 9:30:41 a.m. 


Cripes that is getting close to me. What was your order number? 


I got confirmation at 9:32, order 147445 and was just told by Matt from Acquire that they won't be able to fulfill my order, unless some miracle happens with regards to stock.




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  Reply # 510571 23-Aug-2011 13:15
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Are they going to email and let people know or what?

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  Reply # 510573 23-Aug-2011 13:18
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According to someone on GPForums Acquire are trying to source more through another supplier.




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