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post #1 of 15
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Yes, I know it could be considered a repost, but now it's official.

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If you’re a student, faculty, or staff member and you buy a Mac before September 15, you can get a free iPod touch or iPod nano. After all, isn’t college about seizing every opportunity?
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You have no idea the floodgate you just opened here. Flame war in 3...2...1
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Flame because of a repost? I stated that the post before was speculation...this is official.

Or flames directed at apple? *puts on fire suit*

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Originally Posted by reberto View Post
You have no idea the floodgate you just opened here. Flame war in 3...2...1
Let me demonstrate:

Just because it's Apple, it deserves to be in the news section instead of in the deals section?

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Buy a mac and get an i-pod an i-phone a Ferari 350-z and 100 semi-naked pics of Steve Jobs.
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Buy a mac and get an i-pod an i-phone a Ferari 350-z and 100 semi-naked pics of Steve Jobs.
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post #7 of 15
or get a normal pc with the exact same specs and spend the money you saved on an ipod!! or anything else you would actually NEED at school! i think pretty much every college student that would want an ipod already has one...
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post #8 of 15
doesn't everybody and their mother have an ipod yet. companies everywhere away ipod like candy. you open a bank account, get a free ipod. i see people going: my ipod is soooo last year, i need a new one, ooohh free ipod with a new mac that i don't need because i already have one.

that's consumerism at its worst.
    
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Hate that it's a rebate deal
    
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Originally Posted by forcifer View Post
or get a normal pc with the exact same specs and spend the money you saved on an ipod!! or anything else you would actually NEED at school! i think pretty much every college student that would want an ipod already has one...
You won't save that much money. An HP will be about $100 cheaper than a comparable Mac, and a dell will run you around the same price. A Lenovo would be the only significantly cheaper PC compared to a similarly speced Mac.

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Originally Posted by hermit View Post
doesn't everybody and their mother have an ipod yet.
Yes. I read in the newspaper last week that iPod sales (and mp3 sales as a whole) have gone waaaaaay down.

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Originally Posted by Rakukojin View Post
Hate that it's a rebate deal
You'll get it. Last year I got a MacBook and an iPod Nano, the latter of which I gave to my sister. The rebate came; it's reliable.

The cool thing is that you can get any iPod you want and still get a $300 rebate (it's $300 now; last year it was $200). So you can get a Shuffle for $50 (a 1GB) and still get a $300 rebate back. That's how it works last time I checked. Last year when my friend got a MacBook, he got a $250 iPod Video, and he got $200 back, so he paid $50 for the iPod.

Personally, I woulda just taken the money if my sister didn't have a birthday coming up
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