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Read one of my posts a page or two back please
ikr ahha some people, yea will do. Cheers bro for your help
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so people defending him for buying a phone off contract... but no mention from op as to why he did such a silly thing....
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so people defending him for buying a phone off contract... but no mention from op as to why he did such a silly thing....
because, at the time, i thought i could use all these special function and facy stuff, but i know now its not the best idea, so yea, i understand why people get so upset and go on about it. And also , this phone wasn't available on contract.
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ah my bad, I understand what happened now. I tried to buy a phone off contract when I was in high school and my parents wouldn't let me ha.
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You call yourself "impoverished" and yet, spend 700$ on a phone?

Seriously, you're just making yourself look like an absolute fool.

Not to mention, you play with other people's financial difficulties.

Shut up and return the damn phone.
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It must be the 17inch monitor putting you in such a bad mood
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so people defending him for buying a phone off contract... but no mention from op as to why he did such a silly thing....
Sometimes cheaper off contract... as it was for me by a lot.
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You call yourself "impoverished" and yet, spend 700$ on a phone?

Seriously, you're just making yourself look like an absolute fool.

Not to mention, you play with other people's financial difficulties.

Shut up and return the damn phone.
Firstly, that NZD which is significantly different from USD, its more like $400USD. Secondly, nothing is stopping people who are impoverished from buying something expensive every once and a while. Now stop judging him, he came for help and he is getting this crap which should have no place on OCN
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Sometimes cheaper off contract... as it was for me by a lot.


Firstly, that NZD which is significantly different from USD, its more like $400USD. Secondly, nothing is stopping people who are impoverished from buying something expensive every once and a while. Now stop judging him, he came for help and he is getting this crap which should have no place on OCN
I'm sorry, but the definition of impoverished means that one does not have the financial resources to even attain most basic goods or services. In fact, impoverished means such a state of financial strain that one has to frequently rely on the help of others just to survive.

If you are impoverished and and have 400$ (US dollars or otherwise), I'm pretty sure there are more pressing matters where that money would be needed and better applied.

So, my "judgement" still stands.
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I'm sorry, but the definition of impoverished means that one does not have the financial resources to even attain most basic goods or services. In fact, impoverished means such a state of financial strain that one has to frequently rely on the help of others just to survive.

If you are impoverished and and have 400$ (US dollars or otherwise), I'm pretty sure there are more pressing matters where that money would be needed and better applied.

So, my "judgement" still stands.
It doesnt matter.

You arent helping the OP, go troll elsewhere
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It's $700 NZ, the new iphone will probably be more then that when it comes out. Lots of people will get those, don't know why so many people are surprised. Heck most of you with smart phones have ones that cost a similar amount.
No we sign a contract so its 200 bucks. And then we pay $5 a month for insurance so when this happens we take it in and get a free one.
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