So do new iPod touches come in white boxes?

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  1. Pineapple Devil

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    i'm not in the market for one, i just felt like calling out this guy b/c it looks like its a refurb


    so i emailed him to ask if its a refurb. here is our conversation....

    me: is the iPod refurbished?

    him: No not at all and I appreciate your concern but it was full retail I assure you. You can come by my home and look at it

    me: do you still have the black box that it came in?

    him: it came in a white box and it is in the pictures and I do have it

    me: where did you purchase it?

    him: target

    me: can i get the serial number from you so i can check the warranty. im wanting to add applecare to it but it needs to be within warranty

    him: warranty does not transfer to second owner, so if I were you I would be looking at buying unopened from retailer which I am not. I am just looking to try and get as close to my money back as possible. This is basicly unused but it is not abrand new in unopened box and I have already registered the warranty since it was going to be a gift to someone close to me at the time.

    me: the factory warranty does transfer in sales. it does not matter if you are the original purchaser or if its sold to another individual. the same goes for every product with a manufacturer warranty.

    him:Look this has no warranty as that transfer as far as Apple is concerned but if you want to believe you will have a warranty that is fine by me.

    me: ok i'll take your word for it. can i get the serial number from you to verify it isnt stolen?



    hes trying everything in his power not to give out the serial number
     
  2. Pineapple Devil

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    his latest response

    him: I'm no thief , but something just aint rite about you so dont contact me again.

    me: I am just looking to find out, through the serial number, if the iPod has warranty or is stolen. Nothing wrong with researching a potential purchase is there? You not providing the serial number is a little sketchy. If everything is on the upside with the iPod then there is no reason to withhold the serial number, is there?

    Also, is this how you talk to people that are interested in purchasing something from you? You chastise them for wanting to verify there isn't anything wrong with what they are buying? I truly am interested in the iPod and can meet you today if everything checks out with the serial number.


    im going to call his ass out on craigslist if he doesnt give me the serial. i hate liars!
     
  3. Pitt

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    where can you punch the serial in to check it?
     
  4. Pineapple Devil

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    We are unable to provide support coverage information as our records do not have your product's date of purchase. You can update our records with your date of purchase on our check your support coverage page.

    If you believe that this information is inaccurate, learn how to update your coverage status. Please put your sales receipt in a safe place. You will need it for warranty validation.

    Visit the iPod support page.
    Please note: You will be charged for the costs of any repair unless you can provide valid proof of purchase to update the status of your coverage.

    :o


    edit: iPod (15 GB with Dock Connector)
    Serial #:U2317AFYN--
    United States
    Out of Warranty

    :wtc: :mamoru:
     
  6. TheWeasel

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    Warranty does transfer. I just transfered AppleCare to the new owner of my old MBP last week. You just email or fax them the info.
     
  7. Pineapple Devil

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    dude is trying to lie about it being a refurb
     
  8. REDandBLACKpack

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    i havent seen a white box in any retail stores.
     
  9. Pineapple Devil

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    i havent either. i've bought refurb ipods and they all come in generic white boxes
     
  10. TheWeasel

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    :werd: When they they replaced my iPod a year or two ago they had them all in white boxes in the drawer behind the Genius Bar.
     
  11. MSTRBKR

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    Refurbs come in white boxes afaik. My shuffle did.
     
  12. Pineapple Devil

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    :rofl: someone flagged my craigslist response for removal
     
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    I don't see what the big deal is with a refurb. If the douche was upfront about it, someone will buy it eventually.
     
  14. Raider007

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    my refurbed touch came in a white box, shrink wrapped to a white piece of cardboard. everything that came in the retail box came in the refurbed box...
     
  15. Pineapple Devil

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    thats what i was trying to give him the opportunity to do, but he wanted to stick to his story that he bought it at target.

    hes wanting someone to buy it from him for basically what he paid for it
     
  16. Pineapple Devil

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    He can't even get his story straight. First it hasn't been used, then it has only been tested.

    Ask him if he'll trade for some cinderblocks.
     
  18. littlewing

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    :rofl:
     
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    interested in it if not sold, they are 249 on apple.com anyway but i will give you 149 cash for that sweet refurb you got

    ps if it is brand new why did you have to test it
    pss its a refurb
     
  20. dorkultra

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    i don't think he's going to care, considering that 8gb refurbs are not currently listed in the refurb store..even though they are regularly on there for $249

    hell, i just bought a used one off of an oter for $165
     
  21. nsxrebel

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    I offered him $100 including s/h. :rofl:
     
  22. mobbarley

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    I bought mine when it came out... black box with a picture of it, silver embossed lettering and some black chick's cd on the front... but i think they came with different album art on the front too.
     
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    PD are you seriously in the market for a touch? I have mine sealed tht I got with my MBP, 8 gig, BLACK BOX lol, make an offer?
     

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