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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:01

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:07

Shame that it's come to this with large retail stores not being able to keep up with modern times, but all I can think now is fire sales!

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:12

I might be able to get that kindle now for a cheaper price!

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:16

Any date of when sale is starting?

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:18

Shame that it's come to this with large retail stores not being able to keep up with modern times, but all I can think now is fire sales!

Unfortunately, some stores bring it on themselves, and in that case, it's hard for me to feel any sympathy for them; GAME being the latest case. I won't be surprised to see them go back into administration next year. Maybe HMV will follow suit too.


But indeed, firesales! Good thing I've saved most of my student loan so far; I'll wait and see what comes up.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:20

Possible chance of picking up a 3DS XL cheap? (I haven't been into a coment in about 10 years and only remember them selling kitchin appliances)

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:22

(I haven't been into a coment in about 10 years and only remember them selling kitchin appliances)

I think the last time I was in Comet was almost seven years ago, and it was to buy the limited edition of Perfect Dark Zero, just after the 360 came out.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:24

Possible chance of picking up a 3DS XL cheap? (I haven't been into a coment in about 10 years and only remember them selling kitchin appliances)


last thing I bought in comet I believe some CD-R's that shows the date!

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:35

A bit difficult to feel sorry one of those firms that used to charge £60 for HDMI cable, the gadget show did an investigation and there was no performance difference between £3 ones and £60 ones.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:47

A bit difficult to feel sorry one of those firms that used to charge £60 for HDMI cable, the gadget show did an investigation and there was no performance difference between £3 ones and £60 ones.

Ahh, I remember that test (back when The Gadget Show was actually good). The reason for the stupidly high cost is more down to the fact that Monster were (and still are, as evidenced by the Beats by Dr. Dre headphone range) clever enough to trick ignoramuses into thinking it was worth all the extra money...

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:48

haha I spent about £12 on a HDMI cable at Comet...:rofl:

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 00:57

haha I spent about £12 on a HDMI cable at Comet... :rofl:


I just collected all the free ones I get with GPUs :p

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 01:11

Really feel sorry for the folks that might possibly be out of a job just before Christmas because of this.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 01:13

I just collected all the free ones I get with GPUs :p

Free HDMI cables with GPUs? Now that's a new one to me. I always get a VGA to DVI adapter. :p

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 01:20

Free HDMI cables with GPUs? Now that's a new one to me. I always get a VGA to DVI adapter. :p


Yea I was surprised too, I got one cable per Sapphire 6850, then another with an RMA replacement :)

I got the adapter too :p