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SAN FRANCISCO, July 5 — David Flashner thought he had it wired: buy two iPhones last Friday when they first went on sale, keep one and sell the other at a profit so big it would pay for most of the first one.


Darcy Padilla for The New York Times
David Flashner bought two iPhones last Friday planning to keep one and sell one, but no one wanted to buy, so he returned the extra one.
Mr. Flashner wasted no time. He began advertising the extra phone while still in line at an Apple store in Burlingame, Calif., south of San Francisco. During his 21-hour wait, he posted half a dozen different ads to Craigslist — with prices ranging from $800 to $1,200 — and waited for the calls to come in.

But no calls came because consumers expect that stores will soon have phones in stock. He continued to advertise the extra phone through the weekend, and ended up with just one call, which went nowhere. On Wednesday, he returned the phone.
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/06/te...gy&oref=slogin


Damn you Apple for making too many phones!! You're hurting us "sell the hyped gadget" resellers!
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I think I'll quote Audi (At least I think it was Audi) when I say...

Nobody cares about the iPhone...go overclock something lol
    
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I think I'll quote Audi (At least I think it was Audi) when I say...

Nobody cares about the iPhone...go overclock something lol
Ha, I thought you were talking about the car company...rofl. Overclock that RS4.
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Ha, I thought you were talking about the car company...rofl. Overclock that RS4.
You cheap bastard...

RS8
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This was posted already... Bottom Line: There is enough iPhones for everybody.
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This was posted already... Bottom Line: There is enough iPhones for everybody.
shame the fad with the scene kids will pass with the wind just like a well timed fart
    
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You cheap bastard...

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There is as much point of overclocking an RS8 as there is of overclocking an electric toothbrush.
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rs8? do they make those? i think u mean R8.
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I feel bad for the first guy in line. What a moron ...
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There is as much point of overclocking an RS8 as there is of overclocking an electric toothbrush.
Tried it. I got a 3v brush to run at 9v. It was loud and fast.
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