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General Chat Thread, Anyone want to buy a 3month old N96? in General; Originally Posted by tech_guy Is that you on the left? Of course lol...
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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Is that you on the left?
    Of course lol

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    Mazuma will give you 200 earth pounds:
    You can get 199.98 for it on envirofone.com
    That's why I've said anything over 150 would be seriously considered - I'd rather deal with someone from around here who i can trust rather than a website that i've never used before

    After all its a phone for geeks

    If someone has used one of these sites for a expensive phone - could they let me know how it went (turnaround time etc)?

    regards

    Simon

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    I'm interested. Is it simlocked and do you have the original accessories, box etc? (have to check with the bankman though..)

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    We bought it from phones4u on Orange and they said it was unlocked.

    We've just put my wife's pay-as-you-go O2 sim in it and its made and received calls OK so it unlocked

    All bits and bobs are with it and working and it looks as good as new

    regards

    Simon

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    Ok, I'll have a sort out overnight and make you an offer if that's ok. In the meantime, don't let that stop someone else having it

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    @powdermonkey

    Ta

    Just wanted to short circuit the 2nd hand supply chain and get the phone to someone who'd appreciate it at a good price for them

    regards

    Simon

    PS She'd like me to point out its her phone and she makes the decisions

    PPS One more year to go.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
    My daughter has finally decided she doesn't like her Nokia N96 and is going to flog it on eee by gum and get herself a "normal" phone.

    Is anyone hear interested in buying it from her - there's nothing wrong with it she just doesn't understand that its really a portable computer pretending to be a phone

    Any bid in excess of 149.99 would be seriously considered (she reckons she can get 200 on ebay but I rather deal with a quality person from around here )

    regards

    Simon
    pay as you go i presume ?

    Waiting for apple to see what they do with the next iphone ( hopefully )

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    She now wants an IPhone but would have to get an unlocked one as she needs the phone to run on her present contract with Orange

    And she's not going to get an unlocked one for anything like she can afford

    Prob end up getting a Sony-Erricson like her previous two were

    regards

    Simon

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    OK - so as not to waste anyone's time too much with this.

    Daughter has said she'll take 1st offer of 200 and won't commit to what the lowest she'll take (she reckons she can get 270 on ebay (dreaming )

    I'll stop the bidding at 13:00 tomorrow (Thurs) and we'll see if she sells then!

    Current (only bid so far ) is 150

    regards

    Simon

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    If I waqs going to apend that sort of money, I'd get an iPhone!

    (Sorry Simon, and Simons Daughter)

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    I think what you meant to say was that's a bargin offer there Simon and if I looking for a phone, I'd snap your hand off

    (She wants an IPhone but I doubt an unlocked one (with 16GB of course and 3G ) will come into the same price range for her.

    And anyway, an Iphone is for girls and not proper geeks

    (Unless your a EduMacgeek and have been seduced into believing all things apple are good )
    regards

    Simon

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post

    And anyway, an Iphone is for girls and not proper geeks
    ROFL - I fell off my chair laughing - an excellent observation!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
    I think what you meant to say was that's a bargin offer there Simon and if I looking for a phone, I'd snap your hand off

    (She wants an IPhone but I doubt an unlocked one (with 16GB of course and 3G ) will come into the same price range for her.

    And anyway, an Iphone is for girls and not proper geeks

    (Unless your a EduMacgeek and have been seduced into believing all things apple are good )
    regards

    Simon
    I was programming objective C for an app on my iphone and I don't believe apple are be all and end all but when they work they work great hence why I got apple care

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    If I waqs going to apend that sort of money, I'd get an iPhone!

    (Sorry Simon, and Simons Daughter)
    I have already got the 16gb 3G iphone

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    PS Other daughter has an Iphone and they are good

    But a true geek can't be seen to have something that doesn't require skinning and customising and just works all the time

    regards

    Simon

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