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Old 08-30-2008, 03:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, I am new to buying an unlocked phone. I have a great price from a OK company that tells me its an unlocked Bold. Should I worry about this or think twice?

BlackBerry Bold 9000

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Old 08-30-2008, 03:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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$400 is dirt cheap. That would send up a red flag to me.
Any way to find out more about them?
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It says for $400 they will ship the same business day a Bold

What do you think?

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hmm have a look at this website, looks kind of similar.. The Cooker Store

the bit I love on that bold ad is "please order via email to [email address]"
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$400 is only 200, wayyyy too low plus why would a UK site advertise in dollars?

The cheapest UK sim free Bold from a proper retailer is around 38O.
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Sounds like a scam to me. If that works out for ya let us know and we'll all order them too haha
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BTW look at this, very similar. The address turned out to be residential and the contact number was a mobile phone. Not good!

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I would stay away.
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Ok, I am new to buying an unlocked phone. I have a great price from a OK company that tells me its an unlocked Bold. Should I worry about this or think twice?

BlackBerry Bold 9000

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Unequivocal scam!! RUN!!!! If it's too good to be true, it probably is. Average selling price is $ 750+.
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Old 08-30-2008, 04:45 PM   #9 (permalink)
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It it was legit, word would spread like wildfire and they'd be out of stock in an hour. I smell scam.
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Old 08-30-2008, 05:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I would watch eBay, keyword: watch.

I found a "Buy It Now" posted and bought it within 2 sec for $650 and $25 ship. Sealed in Rogers box.

Keep your eye on eBay or wait until September 36th for the AT&T Release.

If its too good to be true, it is.
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Thanks everyone I got the message.
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^Glad you understood
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Old 08-31-2008, 11:43 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Trust me, thats below cost. Its a scam. Dont fall for it
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