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Old 01-17-2008, 04:27 PM   #1341 (permalink)
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Your $ fails

Ohhh I see he was just talking about the price difference for the laptop.

Why would you buy it in NZ anyway? You should be able to get it at the US price online.

Oh and yes I know our dollar fails. It actually surprised me that it was valued higher then the NZ dollar. Oh and only old people start sentences with "I remeber when..."


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Old 01-17-2008, 04:32 PM   #1342 (permalink)
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Ohhh I see he was just talking about the price difference for the laptop.

Why would you buy it in NZ anyway? You should be able to get it at the US price online.

Oh and yes I know our dollar fails. It actually surprised me that it was valued higher then the NZ dollar. Oh and only old people start sentences with "I remeber when..."


Ooooooooh snaaaaaaaaaap!!!
Yup, but it will be the US price plus p & p.

As for your "old people" comment - read this ...

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dude what the fuck? stop being mean to my friends.

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Old 01-17-2008, 04:38 PM   #1343 (permalink)
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Ohhh I see he was just talking about the price difference for the laptop.

Why would you buy it in NZ anyway? You should be able to get it at the US price online.

Oh and yes I know our dollar fails. It actually surprised me that it was valued higher then the NZ dollar. Oh and only old people start sentences with "I remeber when..."


Ooooooooh snaaaaaaaaaap!!!
Your electricity is fuckup 110 volts
240 in NZ
So you will have to buy a new power supply
Then theres international warranty
It becomes a pain in the ass
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:40 PM   #1344 (permalink)
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Ohhh I see he was just talking about the price difference for the laptop.

Why would you buy it in NZ anyway? You should be able to get it at the US price online.

Oh and yes I know our dollar fails. It actually surprised me that it was valued higher then the NZ dollar. Oh and only old people start sentences with "I remeber when..."

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generally they don't ship outside US.
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:46 PM   #1345 (permalink)
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Your electricity is fuckup 110 volts
240 in NZ
So you will have to buy a new power supply
Then theres international warranty
It becomes a pain in the ass
240 across the board?? Why? We have 110 and 220 but only use the 220 for tings like dryers, portable welders and such. Interesting.
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Old 01-17-2008, 05:44 PM   #1346 (permalink)
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240 across the board?? Why? We have 110 and 220 but only use the 220 for tings like dryers, portable welders and such. Interesting.
Theres your reason there, make things simple
Single phase 220 -240 volt for home everything, from toasters to dryers to coffee machine to tv's to power tools .etc
3 phase for industrial stuff

There are a couple of industrial sites with 110 volts steel mills, smelters
But this is to stop people stealing the drills saws and other power tools off the site
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Old 01-17-2008, 05:50 PM   #1347 (permalink)
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Theres your reason there, make things simple
Single phase 220 -240 volt for home everything, from toasters to dryers to coffee machine to tv's to power tools .etc
3 phase for industrial stuff

There are a couple of industrial sites with 110 volts steel mills, smelters
But this is to stop people stealing the drills saws and other power tools off the site
Ha, pretty good idea about the use of the 110 to keep stuff from getting stolen. The only thing is I'm not sure that a power grid the size of the US's could handle 220 to anywhere. But I will admit 220 is a heck of a lot safer to deal with than 110 is.
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Old 01-17-2008, 06:21 PM   #1348 (permalink)
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Ha, pretty good idea about the use of the 110 to keep stuff from getting stolen. The only thing is I'm not sure that a power grid the size of the US's could handle 220 to anywhere. But I will admit 220 is a heck of a lot safer to deal with than 110 is.
The 110 was good idea
I use to work for a company we sold /rented /repaired
Hydraulic equipment Powerteam , Enerpac etc

It was a pain in the ass if we needed electrical parts we had to ship them from the USA
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Old 01-17-2008, 06:23 PM   #1349 (permalink)
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Geez, I watch 2 eps of House MD, I play some Mario Galaxy and tony hawk. I get back here and they are still discussing the NZ vs US dollar
Oh and shuddup about the macbook, it was an example I used. T-shirts, games, music, ipods, camera's. You name it and it'll be cheaper in the US.

A national newspaper of the Netherlands recently had an article about Europeans going massive shopping in the US. The front page headline for that article was a picture of a dollar bill and beneath it the text 40% off.
I lol'ed
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Old 01-18-2008, 12:11 AM   #1350 (permalink)
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Bebe: text me if this messes up your next flight to LA and you have a longer layover in Frankfurt - I will come out and have a coffee with you at the airport.
I can not offer Burger King, but there is a Starbucks ...
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I think we're cool tho, we are at the airport and things seem to be going smoothly...
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