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Mac Nerd a bit Angry

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Man, I am a bit frustrated with apple right now. I consider myself a Apple Geek. In the last 4 years I have purchased:
G4 Quicksilver (off ebay)
mac mini (2007)
Mac Pro (2007)
Macbook Pro (2008)
Macbook Pro (2009)
2x Iphone 3G (2009)
2x iphone4 (2010)
AppleTV (2010)
Apple airport Express (2011)
2x ipad2 (2011)
iphone4s (for my wife contract was eligible)
2 wireless macs, 2 wireless keyboards, magic trackpad, 2 magic mouse
and Applecare on all of it!

Now I am just looking to get the iphone4s for the discounted price. I feel like as a hardcore apple guy they should cut some of a break and let us get it for the 199 or 299. There should be something they can do to help us nerds. dang! Anywaysa im not really going to do anything about just be upset and sit here without the iphone4s unless I crack and get it anyway or wait till febuary, Who knows.

So in conclusion apple, like a parent would say:

I'm not mad at you I'm just very disapointed

Sincerly,
Very loyal and broke customer
 
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Why did you buy 2 x 3GS, 2 X 4 and 2 X iPad?

Just curious. :\
 

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Now I am just looking to get the iphone4s for the discounted price.
Purchasing a lot from someone doesn't mean that you've earned a discount.

With regards to the 4s, do you really need it if you have the 4? Many of the reviews I read come to the same conclusion: it's a good phone but if you have the 4, there's little reason to upgrade.
 

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Van is correct. Only main reason to go from a 4 to a 4s is if you really must have Siri. The Switching antennas might be nice if you are having reception issues.

If you want a better camera, the 4s camera might be very good, but any GOOD point and shoot digital will out perform it.

Otherwise just keep your 4! Still an excellent phone.
 
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My reasons

I bought 2 of everything because of the wife. I want Siri because I own my own business and I drive a lot and find myself having to email and text while on the road, so this will be way more safe. Also I have had the rest of apples stuff kinda just want the new stuff, may be dumb, but I like it.
 

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I feel like as a hardcore apple guy they should cut some of a break and let us get it for the 199 or 299. There should be something they can do to help us nerds. dang!

Lots of "hardcore" Apple folks here. So you purchased a couple Apple products each year...many folks do that. And at the rate that technology changes...upgrading every couple years is really not that special or uncommon.

You want a discount. Go into your local Apple Store (or call Apple's "800" number)...and tell them you would like to purchase FIFTY (that's 5-0...50) brand new 27" iMacs. Then you might get a discount!;)

- Nick

p.s. Given your purchase history...you probably have purchased much more than the average Apple consumer. But in many cases...companies don't offer discounts based on previous purchases or "loyalty". Discounts (in many cases) are based on buying in volume (for a purchase or purchases) you are about to make.
 
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Touche! I'll shut up now. I was bummed today when I went in to buy it and found out it was going to cost that much. NM.

On a lighter not I did buy 20 Mac Pro's and 20 cinema displays for an old editing company i worked for, I didn't get to keep em, but it sure felt good to pick em up.
 

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Touche! I'll shut up now. I was bummed today when I went in to buy it and found out it was going to cost that much. NM.

On a lighter not I did buy 20 Mac Pro's and 20 cinema displays for an old editing company i worked for, I didn't get to keep em, but it sure felt good to pick em up.

That would have been the ideal time to see if you could get a 21st at a discount . . . .. ;)

Though, not sure how that would be viewed by your company. My employer (uncle sam) would not approve. :Angry-Tongue:
 

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On a lighter not I did buy 20 Mac Pro's and 20 cinema displays for an old editing company i worked for, I didn't get to keep em, but it sure felt good to pick em up.

"Technically"...you did not buy those 20 Mac Pro's & 20 Cinema Displays...your former company did. I would love to see you "cut a check" for that amount of equipment from your own checking account!;) You simply had the responsibility of placing the order (and possibly recommending the equipment to purchase).

For what it's worth. Seeing your Apple product purchasing history over the last 5 years or so...you're on what I would call the "Technological Roller Coaster to Bankruptcy!";)

Of course I'm only kidding about the "bankruptcy" part!;) But my point is...buying the latest & greatest Apple "Gizmo" will cost you...and cost you BIGTIME! And in your case...BIGTIME x2!

I did this for about the first 10-12 years as a fanatic Apple User. Where I purchased a new computer (and other devices) every couple years...and when it came time to upgrade and sell the old computer...it was worth next to nothing.

Since then (15+ years)...I've only purchased used computers...and financially speaking...I've saved a TON OF MONEY!!!:) I can totally understand wanting to purchase a new cell phone (germs, finger cheese, etc.)...but everything else can be purchased used...and be totally & perfectly functional.

Something to consider,:)

- Nick
 
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I don't expect extra savings because I buy lots of Apple stuff from the store, but I appreciate it enough that they remember and call me by my name last name when I enter my local Apple store.
 
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The old rule of marketing ~ if you think it is too dear do not purchase.
 

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Just so we're clear, this forum isn't associated with Apple, Inc. so if your intent was to register a complaint, you're in the wrong place.

Besides that, those discounted prices you've referenced, are the result of carrier subsidies, not of Apple's good will to new customers. Your beef is really with your carrier.

I would just wait until your contract is up and get a discounted iPhone then. Heck, the iPhone 5 will be out soon enough and then you'll be glad you waited.
 
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Man, I am a bit frustrated with apple right now. I consider myself a Apple Geek. In the last 4 years I have purchased:
G4 Quicksilver (off ebay)
mac mini (2007)
Mac Pro (2007)
Macbook Pro (2008)
Macbook Pro (2009)
2x Iphone 3G (2009)
2x iphone4 (2010)
AppleTV (2010)
Apple airport Express (2011)
2x ipad2 (2011)
iphone4s (for my wife contract was eligible)
2 wireless macs, 2 wireless keyboards, magic trackpad, 2 magic mouse
and Applecare on all of it!

Now I am just looking to get the iphone4s for the discounted price. I feel like as a hardcore apple guy they should cut some of a break and let us get it for the 199 or 299. There should be something they can do to help us nerds. dang! Anywaysa im not really going to do anything about just be upset and sit here without the iphone4s unless I crack and get it anyway or wait till febuary, Who knows.

So in conclusion apple, like a parent would say:

I'm not mad at you I'm just very disapointed

Sincerly,
Very loyal and broke customer

what is a wireless mac?
 
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Man, I am a bit frustrated with apple right now. I consider myself a Apple Geek. In the last 4 years I have purchased:
G4 Quicksilver (off ebay)
mac mini (2007)
Mac Pro (2007)
Macbook Pro (2008)
Macbook Pro (2009)
2x Iphone 3G (2009)
2x iphone4 (2010)
AppleTV (2010)
Apple airport Express (2011)
2x ipad2 (2011)
iphone4s (for my wife contract was eligible)
2 wireless macs, 2 wireless keyboards, magic trackpad, 2 magic mouse
and Applecare on all of it!

Now I am just looking to get the iphone4s for the discounted price. I feel like as a hardcore apple guy they should cut some of a break and let us get it for the 199 or 299. There should be something they can do to help us nerds. dang! Anywaysa im not really going to do anything about just be upset and sit here without the iphone4s unless I crack and get it anyway or wait till febuary, Who knows.

So in conclusion apple, like a parent would say:

I'm not mad at you I'm just very disapointed

Sincerly,
Very loyal and broke customer

Maybe if you had smarter with your purchases over the past 4 years you'd have the money to buy a 4s. Seriously. I've been a Mac user for going on 20 years and that's more hardware than I have ever owned much less the last 4 years.

You don't deserve a discount any more than anyone else does. Your purchasing choices are your own.
 
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Wow. Why you need all that? You must be rich.
 
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the apple stores actually have something that is called the business team , they could offer you payment plans or something , check with them
 

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