Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5


660 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36
Inactive user


  Reply # 1145644 2-Oct-2014 14:41
Send private message

ubernoob: I went, I saw, I left empty handed.
As above, prices lower than RRP, but nothing I looked at couldn't be found cheaper on line.
PS4 cheaper on Mighty Ape



So you think its mainly like a huge sales marketing stunt for nothing.


I did hear that prices are probably 4% cheaper than their store but thats about it. 

275 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 1145649 2-Oct-2014 14:50
Send private message

I was driving by there just after 9 this morning but it was $5 to park and a bit of a queue to get into the car park, was too much of my time and money to waste on the off chance that they might have the one thing I need (and could probably get cheaper online anyway)




Infrastructure Geek
4056 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 195

Trusted
Microsoft NZ
Subscriber

  Reply # 1145673 2-Oct-2014 15:07
Send private message

some of the TVs have big discounts.  The brand new Samsung 55" curved UHD U7000 tv, for example, is on sale for $3296 versus $4299 online.  The LG version is $3498 versus $4299 online.  Being new models (few days old) you might struggle to barter them down instore.




Technical Evangelist
Microsoft NZ
about.me/nzregs
Twitter: @nzregs


Infrastructure Geek
4056 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 195

Trusted
Microsoft NZ
Subscriber

  Reply # 1145674 2-Oct-2014 15:08
Send private message

sep11guy:
ubernoob: I went, I saw, I left empty handed.
As above, prices lower than RRP, but nothing I looked at couldn't be found cheaper on line.
PS4 cheaper on Mighty Ape



So you think its mainly like a huge sales marketing stunt for nothing.


I did hear that prices are probably 4% cheaper than their store but thats about it. 


lots of stuff with bigger discounts than that... $80 down to $50 etc.




Technical Evangelist
Microsoft NZ
about.me/nzregs
Twitter: @nzregs


528 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 79

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1145684 2-Oct-2014 15:21
Send private message

Regs:
sep11guy:
ubernoob: I went, I saw, I left empty handed.
As above, prices lower than RRP, but nothing I looked at couldn't be found cheaper on line.
PS4 cheaper on Mighty Ape



So you think its mainly like a huge sales marketing stunt for nothing.


I did hear that prices are probably 4% cheaper than their store but thats about it. 


lots of stuff with bigger discounts than that... $80 down to $50 etc.


I'm sure there are good buys there, I wasn't looking at big TV's or white ware. Was just looking for odds and sods for cheap presents I could put away for Christmas . Trying to spread the load on the card :-)

gjm

747 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 91


  Reply # 1145716 2-Oct-2014 15:51
Send private message

might go and have a look for a new tv. Only got about $700 to blow though for something smart and about 40"...- if anyone goes can you let me know if there are anything worth looking at with a decent discount. Thanks :)




[Amstrad CPC 6128: 128k Memory: 3 inch floppy drive: Colour Screen]

17936 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5168

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1145718 2-Oct-2014 15:54
Send private message

gjm: might go and have a look for a new tv. Only got about $700 to blow though for something smart and about 40"...- if anyone goes can you let me know if there are anything worth looking at with a decent discount. Thanks :)


Same.

21 posts

Geek


  Reply # 1145755 2-Oct-2014 16:32
Send private message

gjm: might go and have a look for a new tv. Only got about $700 to blow though for something smart and about 40"...- if anyone goes can you let me know if there are anything worth looking at with a decent discount. Thanks :)

 

 

LG 42" smart led $678 42lb5820

 

 

Samsung 48" ua48h5000 non smart $698

 

 

samsung 40" 3d smart $897 ua40h6400

 

 

Not many others that cheap.. All trying to flog the huge 50"+ ones.

1391 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 80


  Reply # 1145791 2-Oct-2014 16:50
Send private message

Any good smart Full HD 55+ tvs ? I was going to stop in after work today to see whats on specials..

21 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 1145874 2-Oct-2014 18:46
Send private message

Guys how much is a small 32" lcd tv for?

Anything below 300?

47 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1146194 3-Oct-2014 02:13
Send private message

Saved about $720 off the RRP of an oven, or about $300 better than the best 20% off sale price you'll sometimes find.

Worthwhile for bigger ticket items definitely, but the crowds are going to be a nightmare at the weekend.



660 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36
Inactive user


  Reply # 1146286 3-Oct-2014 09:13
Send private message

thecripplernz: Ill be going back later today

so ill jot that model down and ask for you



Any luck with the model ? 


Thanks :) 

173 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 1146289 3-Oct-2014 09:14
Send private message

trewqy: Guys how much is a small 32" lcd tv for?

Anything below 300?


Harvey Norman have a Panasonic 32" HD LED-LCD TV TH-32A400Z for $257 - that looks like a good price for any 32".


gjm

747 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 91


  Reply # 1146346 3-Oct-2014 10:05
Send private message

Godzjr:
gjm: might go and have a look for a new tv. Only got about $700 to blow though for something smart and about 40"...- if anyone goes can you let me know if there are anything worth looking at with a decent discount. Thanks :)
LG 42" smart led $678 42lb5820 Samsung 48" ua48h5000 non smart $698 samsung 40" 3d smart $897 ua40h6400 Not many others that cheap.. All trying to flog the huge 50"+ ones.


thanks for that...might check it out on the weekend if I feel up to braving the crowds




[Amstrad CPC 6128: 128k Memory: 3 inch floppy drive: Colour Screen]

252 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1146431 3-Oct-2014 11:01
Send private message

sep11guy:
thecripplernz: Ill be going back later today

so ill jot that model down and ask for you



Any luck with the model ? 


Thanks :) 



Sorry, it started bucketing last night

Will be heading there in a few hours

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.