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  Reply # 512468 26-Aug-2011 13:33
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dclegg:
mrtoken: 
Oh can we just start to call people by there numbers on the list ?

woohoo i'm number 5 then :) 


I'd hate to be no. 2 :-) 


What is wrong with #2? :)

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  Reply # 512469 26-Aug-2011 13:33
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Hi sorry can you please include me.  16 gb thanks

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 512471 26-Aug-2011 13:34
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webosfan: Hi sorry can you please include me.  16 gb thanks


Not a fan of reading, are we? ;)

Registration of interest should be done through dclegg's email, and all 20 spots have been filled already. 




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  Reply # 512474 26-Aug-2011 13:37
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Sorry didn't keep up with the thread.  Emailed the request.

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  Reply # 512478 26-Aug-2011 13:39
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Oh dear too slow...

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  Reply # 512480 26-Aug-2011 13:43
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webosfan: Oh dear too slow...


Sorry :-(

As it is, this has distracted me from work most of the morning. I hope you all understand why I had to limit it to 20.

I'll keep you all informed via this thread, and if we do secure a decent deal from Mobicity (still haven't heard from them), others may be able to do the same. 

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  Reply # 512483 26-Aug-2011 13:45
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dclegg:
webosfan: Oh dear too slow...


Sorry :-(

As it is, this has distracted me from work most of the morning. I hope you all understand why I had to limit it to 20.

I'll keep you all informed via this thread, and if we do secure a decent deal from Mobicity (still haven't heard from them), others may be able to do the same. 


Thanks for that, what is the order at?
about 30 by my counts ? 

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  Reply # 512497 26-Aug-2011 14:11
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buggar been busy. Oh well if someone pulls pin chuck me in the reserves for either a 16 or 32gb. We should setup a geekzone group buying group thing?




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  Reply # 512501 26-Aug-2011 14:16
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mrtoken:

Thanks for that, what is the order at?
about 30 by my counts ? 


I put the request in for 23x16GB and 4x32GB. I'm still yet to hear back from Mobicity, but will post here as soon as I know any more.



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  Reply # 512510 26-Aug-2011 14:32
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Something about this group buy... What happens to GST? Bringing this in bulk to a single address will make it attract GST when customs stops it at the border. Or is their price incl GST?

Also just received an email from Mobicity with TouchPad at $299 each... ouch.





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  Reply # 512512 26-Aug-2011 14:35
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freitasm: Something about this group buy... What happens to GST? Bringing this in bulk to a single address will make it attract GST when customs stops it at the border. Or is their price incl GST?

Also just received an email from Mobicity with TouchPad at $299 each... ouch.



I thought Mobicity was a NZ-based company. Are they not?

$369 for 32GB TouchPad is not bad, but still beyond reason to me.




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  Reply # 512520 26-Aug-2011 14:41
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freitasm: Something about this group buy... What happens to GST? Bringing this in bulk to a single address will make it attract GST when customs stops it at the border. Or is their price incl GST?

Also just received an email from Mobicity with TouchPad at $299 each... ouch.



Its not including gst. 

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  Reply # 512522 26-Aug-2011 14:45
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Just live chatted mobicity they are definately getting in 500 x 16gb and 200x 32gb, good luck with your group deal, if I hadn't jumped the gun on my order I'd be keen but ah well. I've already paid so too late! Good luck with a good price.

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  Reply # 512524 26-Aug-2011 14:48
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asmcar: Just live chatted mobicity they are definately getting in 500 x 16gb and 200x 32gb, good luck with your group deal, if I hadn't jumped the gun on my order I'd be keen but ah well. I've already paid so too late! Good luck with a good price.
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did you pay the 299?

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  Reply # 512526 26-Aug-2011 14:49
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freitasm: Something about this group buy... What happens to GST? Bringing this in bulk to a single address will make it attract GST when customs stops it at the border. Or is their price incl GST?


That is a good point, and one that I'll have to clarify. Their webpage isn't clear on that.

If the order will attract GST, I'll have to collect that from each individual in this group buy. My initial plan was to have everyone pay Mobicity directly, but I may need to be flexible on that and have them direct deposit me first, and I pay the Mobicity order in full. This way people can include the GST amount for me to pass on to Customs. The problem I see with that approach is that it will increase the time it takes to pay Mobicity, and Geekzone users may feel uncomfortable sending their money to a random Internet weirdo.

As it stands, I've still not heard anything from Mobicity, so it may all be a moot point anyway. 

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