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Brah
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Postby Brah » Fri, 29 Aug 2014 8:41 pm

...getting seriously geeky in here.....

these shows, basically to clear out old stock

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Postby Wd40 » Fri, 29 Aug 2014 8:48 pm

Brah wrote:...getting seriously geeky in here.....

these shows, basically to clear out old stock


I have actually experienced it 1st hand. A bicycle at Giant used to retail at $119. Then Giant had an expo at the Singapore expo. I 1st went and checked the price of the bicycle at the main Giant shop, it was jacked up to $139, just for the expo period! and at the expo they were selling it now for the original retail price of $119.

This is how sales work in Singapore.

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Postby Brah » Fri, 29 Aug 2014 8:52 pm

Wd40 wrote:
Brah wrote:...getting seriously geeky in here.....

these shows, basically to clear out old stock


I have actually experienced it 1st hand. A bicycle at Giant used to retail at $119. Then Giant had an expo at the Singapore expo. I 1st went and checked the price of the bicycle at the main Giant shop, it was jacked up to $139, just for the expo period! and at the expo they were selling it now for the original retail price of $119.

This is how sales work in Singapore.

Same thing for when stores put on displays in the common areas of the malls they reside in, moving out old stock, making it look like a sale, sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't, but it gets people looking at things every time.

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Postby PNGMK » Sat, 30 Aug 2014 7:15 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:
taxico wrote:
PNGMK wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:
PNGMK wrote:
Addadude wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:I am not going. Shall we not go together?


Yes, we shall not.


Oh oh, can I not go too?


Count me in (Or should that be out??? :???: ) too.


I've only been once about a decade. Picked up a bird there actually.


was it a plug and play ?


I had to push the connector in multiple times but eventually the hard drive worked.


remember to pull out the hard drive when you are done and don't leak the source code...


if you suspect the source code leaked, try using an Anti Virus


Thanks for the advice :) It was like trying to put a 1/4 " phono plug on an old headphone into a 1/8" walkman socket.


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