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I've bought a netbook from CL before and the kid barely used it.

I've also found one that has only been used for a month.

I don't really want my dad to spent ~$1,000 for a laptop for me but he said he will also be using it.

Should I just get the $800 sony from best buy, or get a cheap netbook from CL?

Any brands I should avoid/target?

Also wondering about the sony p-series mini netbooks

Basically, most reliable/performance laptops/netbooks for the price?
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You don't get a warranty from a kid on craigslist.
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You won't get murdered at Best Buy.
    
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post
You don't get a warranty from a kid on craigslist.
Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
You won't get murdered at Best Buy.
Damn, I think I'm pretty much not going with craigslist now!

So, now onto the recommendations of what to buy?

Can you put windows 7 or ubuntu on an ipad?
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this.


Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
You won't get murdered at Best Buy.
    
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Can you put windows 7 or ubuntu on an ipad?
Nope.
    
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post #7 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
this.
But will will get murdered by prices at bestbuy! A 6 inch HDMI cable for $30?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
You won't get murdered at Best Buy.
If those shopping knew of Newegg murders may happen......


Buy a new one online. Laptops in my eyes are to risky to buy used.
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post #9 of 27
lol these guys don't like going out to a safe public place to deal....but I prefer cl because you can bargain and stuff...BTW, get a cheap full size notebook at walmart, they have a $370 notebook with a very good cpu right now.
    
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There's a solid chance you will get robbed either way, but on the upside at Best Buy it will be on tape.
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