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http://www.shallax.com/media/applecheque.jpg :) 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
http://www.shallax.com/media/applecheque.jpg :)
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 7, 2009 at 05:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Probably replied without reading all of the... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Probably replied without reading all of the thread. The issue isn't resolved until I have the money in my bank, though ;)... It does seem like a rare occurrence, however, so I don't feel the need to...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 5, 2009 at 01:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Huzzah: "Thank you. Your record has been... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Huzzah:

"Thank you. Your record has been located. Details below:-

Your claim has been approved and paid on 30.01.09. Please allow adequate time for funds to reach your account.

Payment has...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 3, 2009 at 02:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I should be getting a cheque. I was told by the... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
I should be getting a cheque. I was told by the two separate sales assistants that I would receive one. By law that means I must receive the discount.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 3, 2009 at 03:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you for your support. Though I lost my... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Thank you for your support. Though I lost my temper after the last couple of posts :hmm:...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 2, 2009 at 02:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Funny. I checked the rebate website... without... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Funny. I checked the rebate website... without doing a thing, my claim status has changed to:

"Thank you. Your record has been located. Details below:-

Your claim has been approved on 30.01.09...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, I spoke with the manager. Again, as... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Yes, I spoke with the manager.

Again, as already stated in my original post, if I was indeed trying to "get around it", as you so eloquently put, would I also not have claimed the student discount...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you mentally deficient? 1) I was... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Are you mentally deficient?

1) I was offered the rebate.
2) I took it up on good faith that I was being sold something that was applicable to me.
3) I noticed when I got home to fill in the...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You're a great spokesman for the community. A... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
You're a great spokesman for the community. A true credit.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 03:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And what is the reason a customer might not be... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
And what is the reason a customer might not be informed? Could it be misinformed staff or intentionally deceptive staff?

Seriously, I have a shovel you can borrow.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 03:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There is an Apple store in Cambridge, UK. It's... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
There is an Apple store in Cambridge, UK. It's been there for about 6+ months in the Grand Arcade shopping centre. It's even listed on Apple's website (http://www.apple.com/uk/retail/grandarcade/).
...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 02:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One of the better responses so far. Though I... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
One of the better responses so far. Though I contest that I'm being defensive (or does saying this just prove your point? ;)). My problem is, that I've already invested too much time and money in...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ahh, that's fine... so long as you're not... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
Ahh, that's fine... so long as you're not implying that's my belief.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
:-) 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
:-)
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm not claiming there's a huge conspiracy and... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
I'm not claiming there's a huge conspiracy and they intentionally go out to do this. I'm merely saying it happened and they haven't made it easy to resolve.

As for the fanboy comment, I probably...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This isn't "goodwill", a refund is the law.... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
This isn't "goodwill", a refund is the law. Goodwill would be giving me the rebate regardless.

It's incredible how people don't know their rights and are willing to be pushed over by companies,...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 09:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is exactly my view on the situation. I... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
This is exactly my view on the situation. I laughed when I read the comment about Apple being "extremely generous" by offering a refund. It's not like they broke the law or anything by mis-selling me...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 09:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I definitely did not mishear the sales person. I... 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
I definitely did not mishear the sales person. I had two other work colleagues with me who never heard any mention of the offer being for students only. Not only that, but I was reassured that I'd be...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Feb 1, 2009 at 07:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple's Shady Rebate Scheme 3,133 Views / 65 Replies  
About 3 months ago, a couple of days after the launch of the 2008 MacBook Pros, I went into an Apple store and decided to take the plunge and get a shiny new MacBook. Just before I handed my credit...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Jan 31, 2009 at 10:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hehe... yeah, the only reason I went to the CPWH... 591 Views / 2 Replies  
Hehe... yeah, the only reason I went to the CPWH is because it meant I didn't have to pay for parking (and the nearest Apple store to me is 40+ miles away at Lakeside). In the end, yeah, I went to O2...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Nov 21, 2007 at 02:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Carphone Warehouse iPhone Purchasing Woes 591 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone else in the UK had problems when buying the iPhone from the Carphone Warehouse? I spent about 1.5-2 hours in the store waiting for their crashed systems to come back online and also...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Nov 19, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't want to jynx it, but I think I have... 406 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't want to jynx it, but I think I have solved the problem by deleting everything in /Library/Cache and ~/Library/Cache.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Nov 16, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in Mac OS X
"We will never need more than 640KB of... 4,441 Views / 100 Replies  
"We will never need more than 640KB of ram"
Posted by ShALLaX, on Nov 16, 2007 at 02:16 PM, in Mac OS X
SMB In 10.5.1 Still Broken (files vanish on destination end) 406 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone else was experiencing a similar problem to this. When I copy a file to an SMB share on my Qnap TS-209 NAS, everything seems to go fine when it it copying, but as...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Nov 16, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Odd, I can select British Pound from the list... ... 45,498 Views / 363 Replies  
Odd, I can select British Pound from the list...

A problem I'm having is with my NAS. Everything used to work fine until I recently reset my NAS to default settings (which cleared out all users)....
Posted by ShALLaX, on Nov 13, 2007 at 04:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I had a similar problem with a PC with a dodgy... 933 Views / 13 Replies  
I had a similar problem with a PC with a dodgy nVidia graphics card. Yep, it could die any second.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Sep 4, 2007 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can simulate that by getting a hair trapped... 429 Views / 5 Replies  
I can simulate that by getting a hair trapped under the mouse. Maybe the optics are scratched/ defective.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Sep 4, 2007 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I always format+reinstall. Call it paranoia or... 806 Views / 12 Replies  
I always format+reinstall. Call it paranoia or control-freakishness, but I like knowing what I have installed.
Posted by ShALLaX, on Sep 4, 2007 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
It lasted 2 years, but I broke it the other day -... 466,494 Views / 1,355 Replies  
It lasted 2 years, but I broke it the other day - I erased the NAND, then the chip I was using became desoldered and pulled off some vias from the motherboard so I cant reflash it. Oh well!
...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Sep 4, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Heres mine... 466,494 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Thought I'd throw mine in...

Before I got my iMac:

http://img519.imageshack.us/img519/9711/laptoppr4.jpg (http://img519.imageshack.us/my.php?image=laptoppr4.jpg)

After I got my iMac:

1 x...
Posted by ShALLaX, on Sep 3, 2007 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Broken SATA/ IDE controller? 452 Views / 1 Replies  
Broken SATA/ IDE controller?
Posted by ShALLaX, on Sep 3, 2007 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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