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Ok so my dad was flipping through the channels and QVC came one talking about this laptop and my god this person was soo stupid i wanted to kill my self. He said you can hardcore game on it because it had 4 gigs of ram rolleyes.gif then he said the AVG battery on a laptop lasts 5 minutes after that i left. So i went out to look and i found this which is 100x better. Better CPU,GPU,HDD, SPEAKERS,fingerprint reader, better every thing. but no they went with the other one because you can change the lid in case it gets scratched mad.gif . But the other one is stainless steal which wont get scratched that easily doh.gif
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Instead of leaving, you should've explained to them in a way they could understand rather than going with the fluff that TV salesman like to pitch. Instead of calling people dumb (and your parents nonetheless) you should try to teach them and try to make them understand why something is better for the money rather than something else in ways they can understand. Same goes with anything really. Not everyone cares about computer specs, they just see something they'd use and they buy it without putting much more thought into the components that make up said object.
    
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ya but what gets me ad is for the same price you can get something better. I also tried to explain how its way to much money they just got mad and said your jealous because its better then yours. i have a gateway NV59c core I3 4 gigs of ram and a 320 gig hdd i paid for mine fully in cash i paid 230 for it and its great. come to think about it the only scratches are from when they used it.
 
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Calling your parents "dumb" is just wrong
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Originally Posted by liljoey112 View Post

Ok so my dad was flipping through the channels and QVC came one talking about this laptop and my god this person was soo stupid i wanted to kill my self. He said you can hardcore game on it because it had 4 gigs of ram rolleyes.gif then he said the AVG battery on a laptop lasts 5 minutes after that i left. So i went out to look and i found this which is 100x better. Better CPU,GPU,HDD, SPEAKERS,fingerprint reader, better every thing. but no they went with the other one because you can change the lid in case it gets scratched mad.gif . But the other one is stainless steal which wont get scratched that easily doh.gif

Stainless steel (not steal) shows fingerprints very easily.Your mom probably knows how hard it is to keep a stainless steel kitchen sink looking good.
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To each their own.
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Calling your parents "dumb" is just wrong
I am just playing around and what they dont know wont hurt them thumb.gif
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Stainless steel (not steal) shows fingerprints very easily.Your mom probably knows how hard it is to keep a stainless steel kitchen sink looking good.

steel yes i know. may i also add this PC will be used for facebook farmville and club pogo
 
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To each their own.

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Like Father like...


I kid. tongue.gif
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That stainless steel laptop you mentioned reminds me of my hp dv7 pavillion
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