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Topic # 58456 12-Mar-2010 12:49
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Why no South Island stores? Will they ever come to the South?

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  Reply # 306588 12-Mar-2010 13:06
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Should you not be directing your question at JB hifi direct??

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  Reply # 306606 12-Mar-2010 13:29
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No, we need to form a posse here first. Smile

I'm sure they have plans to come here...? I'm quietly waiting for them to arrive in Christchurch.

In the meantime I'm lucky I get to travel to Auckland on a semi regular basis. Every time I'm there I walk away with a bag of DVDs from them, and they have some cool exclusives. Which is a shame really, considering they have just a few North Island stores.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 306609 12-Mar-2010 13:44
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I have been waiting for a south island store also, it would be a great store to have available to us




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  Reply # 306610 12-Mar-2010 13:45
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Send a email to JB hifi head office folks the chance of them reading it on GZ is slim

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  Reply # 306666 12-Mar-2010 15:46
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semigeek: Why no South Island stores? Will they ever come to the South?


Because if you have one, then every other town will want one ...

 




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  Reply # 306675 12-Mar-2010 16:09
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Besides why do you want one? The staff at the shops I've been to in Auckland couldn't organize a p!5S up in a brewery, let check if they have any ipods in stock.




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  Reply # 306693 12-Mar-2010 17:07
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Which ones have you been to? I've found the staff at Albany to be very helpful.

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  Reply # 306695 12-Mar-2010 17:13
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Manukau City and Auckland CBD. Really lazy.




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  Reply # 306711 12-Mar-2010 18:09
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I was in the New Lynn store and overheard a staff member telling a guy who was looking at ipods that you can get free music via limewire and torrents. I thought it was bit odd especially as they sell CDs

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  Reply # 306714 12-Mar-2010 18:21
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DeroyBoy: I was in the New Lynn store and overheard a staff member telling a guy who was looking at ipods that you can get free music via limewire and torrents. I thought it was bit odd especially as they sell CDs

A local radio station plays ads for their chat forums "WOMF" - Word of Mouth Forums

It consists of people making fake testimonials, implying that they are examples of discussions that happen on the WOMF forums.

One man asks "Where can I download free music from"

Which I thought was a little ironic. 

Another gives praise for personal service at a local strip club/bar! Surprised 

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  Reply # 306773 12-Mar-2010 22:05
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Rumour had it they were going to take over the electrical side of smith city, how true that is I'm not sure.

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  Reply # 306775 12-Mar-2010 22:10
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Well they owned Hill & Stuart, which I didn't know they did, but they are closing all of those stores now




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  Reply # 306776 12-Mar-2010 22:13
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In Hamilton JBHifi. I got ask 6 times if i wanted help. and i was there just for a look. very poor on them.




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  Reply # 306777 12-Mar-2010 22:16
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cws82us: In Hamilton JBHifi. I got ask 6 times if i wanted help. and i was there just for a look. very poor on them.


I wouldn't consider that a bad thing, they are wanting to know if they can assist you, its better this than not asking at all becuase some people have questions but refuse to ask for help.




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  Reply # 306791 12-Mar-2010 23:04
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cws82us: In Hamilton JBHifi. I got ask 6 times if i wanted help. and i was there just for a look. very poor on them.


Sounds like something Harvey Norman would do. I got asked about 3 times in 5 minutes by the same salesman if I wanted help, in HN's once. In the end I just walked out as I got sick of it.

Other times I have gone to ask for help and no one was around.

But still would like a JB Hifi or two in the South. One in Chch and one in Dunedin.

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