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Old 11-13-2006, 08:28 PM   #31
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What is it for? I havent even heard of this.
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:29 PM   #32
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I said 24 hours camping, I dont think thats easy and I never implied that it was.

So what happens after you camp out? They open the doors and you make a mad dash for the electronics dept.? How does that work? Are they organized for these releases? Do they give you some sort of ticket? Inform us and have you done this before?
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:29 PM   #33
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:30 PM   #34
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So what happens after you camp out? They open the doors and you make a mad dash for the electronics dept.? How does that work? Are they organized for these releases? Do they give you some sort of ticket? Inform us and have you done this before?


I believe wal-mart will have x number of chairs sat out (x = number of PS3's they have) and you must sit in the chair to claim your spot, at some point (around 10pm, they will give out tickets)


this is for 24 hour wal-marts, at bestbuy you gotta camp outside the building.
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:33 PM   #35
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I believe wal-mart will have x number of chairs sat out (x = number of PS3's they have) and you must sit in the chair to claim your spot, at some point (around 10pm, they will give out tickets)


this is for 24 hour wal-marts, at bestbuy you gotta camp outside the building.

So why Wal-Mart? Best chance to get one? Is this the one you'll be selling or is this one for you?
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:34 PM   #36
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Isnt it obvious that theres gonna be tons of people that want a PS3 that wont get one? What am I missing here? Why doesnt Sony jsut make mroe and send the basterds over here.
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:35 PM   #37
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Are they still taking pre-orders for the Nintendo Wii, or are those sold out as well?
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:35 PM   #38
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Isnt it obvious that theres gonna be tons of people that want a PS3 that wont get one? What am I missing here? Why doesnt Sony jsut make mroe and send the basterds over here.

I believe the Blue-Ray production is lagging.
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Old 11-13-2006, 08:35 PM   #39
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Isnt it obvious that theres gonna be tons of people that want a PS3 that wont get one? What am I missing here? Why doesnt Sony jsut make mroe and send the basterds over here.


well they would but cant make them fast enough, plus it creates more buzz and hype
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Old 11-13-2006, 09:01 PM   #40
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Word of wisdom here

If you are planning on selling one on ebay

#1 set a reserve (around 1500, so that if it doesnt reach that muchm you can relist)

#2 set the starrting bid at 1 cent, so that way more people will get invested into your auction and will be more people bidding at the end to drive up the final sales price.

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Old 11-13-2006, 09:11 PM   #41
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dont forget to put buy it now price 50,000... hey you never know
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Old 11-13-2006, 09:13 PM   #42
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question about selling on ebay and auctions in general.

What if the highest bidder who won decides in the end he doesn't want and says he won't pay? What happens in that situation?
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Old 11-13-2006, 09:14 PM   #43
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question about selling on ebay and auctions in general.

What if the highest bidder who won decides in the end he doesn't want and says he won't pay? What happens in that situation?


they have a thing called second chance offer, where you can offer it to the person who just came up short.
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Old 11-13-2006, 09:14 PM   #44
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Isnt it obvious that theres gonna be tons of people that want a PS3 that wont get one? What am I missing here? Why doesnt Sony jsut make mroe and send the basterds over here.

For what? This is the trial period basically to see how the machines and its new functions/capabilties function. Why most wait because some have problems, get sent back. Then they fix/correct the problems.
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Old 11-13-2006, 09:19 PM   #45
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well i just now got a call from my sister. me, my gf, my sis and her husband all preordered. we were number 4-5-6 and 7 on the list. the store just called my brother in law and told him that he wont be able to get his on opening day, but me my gf and my sis didnt get any calls. i think my brother in law hit the cut off point. the preorder list only had 15 names on it.
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