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  1. #1

    eric's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 04, 2006
    twin cities, mn, usa
    so... where did you buy your mac?
    (or if you have many, where did you get the last one?)

    feel free to note the positive or negative experiences with the transaction.

    i got my white mac book at the apple store in the mall of america - bloomington, mn, usa.

    i thought the experience was great. the store was clean and there were plenty of staff to help people. the guy who helped me was an older man who had been a long time mac user. he was interested to hear that i was a windows 'power user' to some extent and was in windows server support for a living. he suggested/offered that i come back after i'd lived with the macbook for a while to get my impressions on switching. i haven't gone back yet, but i'm sure to be back in that mall soon enough and may stop by to see if he's there (and not too busy).

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    BIG D 04's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 16, 2006
    Birmingham (S), UK
    20" iMac Intel Core Duo 2 (Standard)
    I got my iMac 20" Standard (no extra's) from Apple Store- Bullring, Birmingham, UK using a Student Discount.

    I was going to order online from the Apple Store but I'm kind of inpatient so I just picked it up straight of. You tend to be limited in the places to get an Apple Mac in the UK as I found that generally PCWorld (huge National computer store) doesn't update the Mac to higher spec versions like the Apple Store does.
    Damien Healy
    iMac 20" OSX 10.4.9 Tiger | |

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    Say_Cheese's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 17, 2006
    High Wycombe, Just outside London, England
    20" iMac 2.0Ghz, 2Gb RAM Early 2006, 30Gb iPod 5th Gen. 15" MacBookPro, 2.33GHz
    I brought my iMac from the Apple store Bluewater, here in the UK. I was on my way back from a photographic trade show where Apple had a display. I thought that I would call in and see what all the fuss was about.

    The sales woman was really nice, answered all my questions. All my fears were quashed and I walked out with a new iMac. I am now thinking of going back to the same store in the next few weeks to buy a new MBP. I hope I speak to the same woman.

  4. #4

    SeVeN's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 12, 2006
    iMac Snow. 500 MHz DV Special Edition OS X.3.9 640 RAM 130GB
    Apple store in the GateWay Mall, Salt Lake CIty UT
    MacBook Pro 2 GHz Intel Core Duo OS X 10.4.8
    iMac Snow DV 500 MhzOS X 10.3.9
    Power Mac G4 Cube 450 MHz OS X 10.3.9

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Sep 21, 2006
    i got my macbook off of and they had a 100$ rebate so it ended up only being 999$

    i am so happy i got the darn thing

  6. #6

    Member Since
    Jul 17, 2006
    i purchased my mbp at the irvine spectrum mac store.

  7. #7

    Member Since
    Jun 03, 2005
    Quote Originally Posted by brianj08 View Post
    i got my macbook off of and they had a 100$ rebate so it ended up only being 999$

    i am so happy i got the darn thing
    bought mine the same way

  8. #8

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    Member Since
    Oct 03, 2005
    Ontario, Canada
    Custom PC
    Bought both of mine (in my sig) at a place called CPUsed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  9. #9

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    Member Since
    Oct 17, 2006
    Southern California
    Macky the 21.5'' iMac 2.7ghz i5 8GB, Mr. Pink 64GB iPhone 6, iPad Jr. 16GB Air 2, 13'' MBAir 1.6Ghz
    I purchased my macbook at the manhanttan village apple store in manhattan beach, ca. As far as my experience there, it wasn't so great. Nobody approached me. I had to go get a sales guy to help me.

  10. #10

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    Member Since
    Nov 12, 2006
    MacBook Pro 2 GB Ram,Mac Pro Dual 2.66,10 GB Ram Feeding into a 30" LCD
    I got my Mac's from Compusa in Alexandria, Va
    What is the distance between here and now anyway?:mac:

    Don't forget to use the User Reputation System

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    wicker_man's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 15, 2006
    Caught somewhere in time...
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.2GHz/4GB/250GB, G4 Cube 450MHz + 17" Studio LCD
    I brought my Cube second hand from a guy on CubeOwner forums.
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.2GHz, PowerMac G4 Cube + 17" LCD Studio Display, 2x1TB WD My Book Studio (FW800)
    iPod Classic 160GB (Black), 3rd gen 40GB, iPhone 2G 16GB + Denon AH-C551K
    NAD C370 + B&W 686 + Grado SR80

  12. #12

    Member Since
    Mar 20, 2006
    Petaluma, CA
    20" iMac 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo, 12" iBook G4 1.07 GHz

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    Mattlike's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 30, 2006
    Southern California
    Unibody MBP 2.4 GHz C2D/27" Core i7 iMac
    Quote Originally Posted by dohidied View Post

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    Member Since
    Oct 18, 2006
    Bought my MBP from Compusa in Lewisville, TX. I have a business account there so I got a 100 discount.

    Also, the Apple guy there really knew his stuff.

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    Member Since
    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi
    Went to the Apple store in the Brea mall (CA) and ordered it on-line.
    Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!

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