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#66366 - 14 Dec 07 17:50 Computer prices
terenjac Offline
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How many readers have had this experience ...........

In June I bought from an on-line auction a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop. My bid was AU$250 under the normal retail price at the time.

I've just seen an advert from Dell offering the same computer for AU$300 less than I paid. That means a total drop of AU$500 in 6 months.

After some teething problems I'm happy with my laptop but am a little shocked to see such a big drop in value in such a short time.

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#66370 - 14 Dec 07 18:39 Re: Computer prices [Re: terenjac]
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I know nothing about any of the shit you are talking about but with handphones in Indo, for example, its all about having the latest model. It's cool right? Six months later, it's not new, it's not the latest, it's not as fashionable, so the price drops. Am I talking complete bollox?
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#66402 - 15 Dec 07 14:24 Re: Computer prices [Re: Piss Salon]
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Quoting: Piss Salon
I know nothing about any of the shit you are talking about but with handphones in Indo, for example, its all about having the latest model. It's cool right? Six months later, it's not new, it's not the latest, it's not as fashionable, so the price drops. Am I talking complete bollox?


I understand what you are saying .... I have a daughter in Oz who is like that. She and her husband are only on an average income but they always have the latest model phones and computers. Of course they are both IT experts so I suppose that sort of justifies things. Still, I am always envious of their equipment.

Here in Indonesia I am teaching and have found that my Indonesian colleagues are about 3 years behind the times with their phones and at least 5 years behind with their computer equipment. That may have a lot to do with the low salaries Indonesian teacher receive.

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#66410 - 15 Dec 07 18:01 Re: Computer prices [Re: terenjac]
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Bollox mate. Having the latest Nokia is by no means an indication of wealth. It's all to do with status.
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#66412 - 15 Dec 07 18:20 Re: Computer prices [Re: Piss Salon]
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Then how do you explain my phone?

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#66413 - 15 Dec 07 23:43 Re: Computer prices [Re: kenyeung]
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There is no accounting for taste. Hello Kitty telephones included.
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#66455 - 16 Dec 07 17:37 Re: Computer prices [Re: Piss Salon]
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Quoting: Piss Salon
Bollox mate. Having the latest Nokia is by no means an indication of wealth. It's all to do with status.


How about having a talk with my wife. She has this strange idea that food, clothing and paying the rent are more important than new electronic toys for me.

We all know she has her priorities wrong, don't we ?

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#66456 - 16 Dec 07 17:58 Re: Computer prices [Re: terenjac]
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Quoting: terenjac
Quoting: Piss Salon
Bollox mate. Having the latest Nokia is by no means an indication of wealth. It's all to do with status.


How about having a talk with my wife. She has this strange idea that food, clothing and paying the rent are more important than new electronic toys for me.

We all know she has her priorities wrong, don't we ?


Rent?
What's that then?
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#66466 - 17 Dec 07 04:54 Re: Computer prices [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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#66492 - 17 Dec 07 13:49 Re: Computer prices [Re: Dilli]
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I never charged - it was always free.
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I also made a vegetarian version,with tempe and tofu chunks for myself and others.Get over it.
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#66496 - 17 Dec 07 15:39 Re: Computer prices [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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Mainwaring has a shady past cottaging ?


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#66497 - 17 Dec 07 15:42 Re: Computer prices [Re: Roy's Hair]
Capt. Mainwaring Offline
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Where is one supposed to wash one's hands? most unhygenic that, but then most Europeans are most unhygenic, particularly the eastern ones.
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I also made a vegetarian version,with tempe and tofu chunks for myself and others.Get over it.
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#66499 - 17 Dec 07 16:09 Re: Computer prices [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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Quoting: Capt. Mainwaring
I never charged - it was always free.


Free stuff means it's either priceless, or just not worth paying at all.

Which one are you Capt? (suspecting the last one).

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#66500 - 17 Dec 07 16:13 Re: Computer prices [Re: Choc_Cow]
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what a bitch ...
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#66501 - 17 Dec 07 16:24 Re: Computer prices [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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Quoting: KuKuKaChu
what a bitch ...


I think you mean "yet another"


Is this free as in terluang, blong, luang, bebas, membebaskan, gratis, pre? or some other meaning?
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I also made a vegetarian version,with tempe and tofu chunks for myself and others.Get over it.
Kosong.Wolo.Setunggal.Setunggal.Setunggal.Kosong.Pitu.Setunggal.Kosong.Wolo=Tempik

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#66502 - 17 Dec 07 16:25 Re: Computer prices [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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Ralat dong kuk.. a cow, not a K-9.

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#70136 - 25 Feb 08 12:17 Re: Computer prices [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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Quoting: Capt. Mainwaring
Where is one supposed to wash one's hands? most unhygenic that, but then most Europeans are most unhygenic, particularly the eastern ones.


Just don't shake their hands afterwards or eat the same peanuts in the bar as them!!!!

I am amazed at how many guys don't wash after having a piss. Even having to touch the door handle as you leave the bog is scary!!!
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