new aluminum macbooks?

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  1. Capicu

    Capicu New Member

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    i just bought a macbook yesterday and now i've been reading everywhere that an update is about to come out in a week or so.....

    am i an idiot for buying this now

    should i run back to apple and return it? or wait?

    they gave me until october 13th to return it w/ a 90$ fee for opening it.
    :ugh::noes:
     
  2. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    I think your restocking fee will be more than $90. If you purchased the lowest end MacBook with a student discount, the price is $999, and 10% is $100. Only $10 more, but just letting you know.
     
  3. Capicu

    Capicu New Member

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    oh. well the receipt says 90$.

    should i take it back? should i not? i don't know! crapola. i should have done some research
     
  4. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    What specs did you get?
     
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    robwormald New Member

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    take it back
     
  6. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    if they make a change in the macbook, within 1 week of buying it, they will let you exchange it for free...or refund the difference (they decide what the refund is worth)

    a friend of mine bought an imac and then 5 days later they upped the cpu and hard drive in them. he was going to exchange, but they were out of stock everywhere, so the gave him $200 instead
     
  7. Capicu

    Capicu New Member

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    I got the basic MacBook. I've read that the new ones are coming out in 2 weeks...
     
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    Maybe they will give you store credit in exchange for not taking the $90 fee. Since you're planning on buying another Apple laptop anyway it could work in your favor, unless you end up liking the current model more and they stop selling them, which I doubt will happen.
     
  9. V

    V Corrupt and Immoral

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    they are rumored to be releasing the new macbooks on the 14th. so, yes, you are an idiot for not doing any research and buying one now. if you want the new one, take this one back. if you absolutely cant wait 2 weeks, then keep it obviously.

    of course maybe there might be bugs with the new ones that haven't been worked out either. who knows.

    for the record, i've been waiting since early this summer to buy a mac laptop. i will buy one when they release the new revisions.
     
  10. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    They won't give store credit for returning an open box item. Once it's returned, they can't resell it. They have to send it back to Apple. If it's past 14 days and it's unopened, then the person can still be charged the restocking fee, but they usually override it because it's unopened and they can resell it, as long as it's not like 2 months over the 2 weeks or something.
     
  11. The1Ash10

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    I would take it back for sure.
     

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