Apple backorders fucking suck

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  1. deesee22

    deesee22 Habs Crew OT Supporter

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    My Macbook isn't scheduled to ship till the 20th :wtc:

    I want it NOW
     
  2. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    Maybe try buying it from a physical store next time, especially a reseller. The one I bought my mbp from really went the extra mile for my business and I walked out of there with the computer with the exact specifications I wanted that same day. They even gave me a couple discounts on extra RAM and applecare too.
     
  3. Kid A

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    Problem is they don't do custom orders sometimes. I know I had to order my iMac in just because I had the 256 graphics upgrade. Also I found that student discounts vary from one school to another and the shop struggled to match the price. Next time I'll order online. :hs:
     
  4. xenon supra

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    no custom orders or student discounts at resellers.

    apple.com FTW :eek3:
     
  5. iridium130

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    do they still not ask for student ID for student discounts at apple.com? I just graduated last year but I was waiting for the upgraded Macs :noes:
     
  6. Kid A

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    I just scored. My Mum has gone back to Uni :run: 3 more years of Apple student discount. Damn right!! :mamoru:
     
  7. deesee22

    deesee22 Habs Crew OT Supporter

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    I went the online route for the edu discount and free iPod

    plus no Apple stores around here
     
  8. mel my finger

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    I've been reading that MBP's are on backorder til the 26th too, despite what is said on the Apple Store site.

    I was wrong about the Merom MacBooks at the Sept 12 event...but I'm still banking on Meroms in the next few weeks. Maybe the notebooks are on backorder for the Sept 25 Photokina event...that's what I'm hoping anyways.

    Apple's gotta release Meroms soon to stay competitive with Dell and everyone else.
     
  9. Peyomp

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    No, they don't. They made the mistake of releasing this round of notebooks too soon, and performance was their only concern. The result is they are too fucking hot.

    Apple won't release a new processor until they fix the heat issue.
     
  10. Deepsix

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    I just put 5 random numbers in and I get a student discount :dunno:
     

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