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Old 11-23-2008, 04:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought the storm at full retail because I had bought the Curve when it came out the first day. How many of you didn't have an upgrade and paid full retail for the storm?
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Old 11-25-2008, 08:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1 phone call, 1 rep, 4 supervisors, 1 floor leader and I get a storm for $199. Not required to send in a mail in rebate! but I did have to wait untill today to get it in the mail.
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Old 11-25-2008, 08:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Paid 150, thanksfully i was availible for my new every 2 upgrade, and mail in rebate
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Old 11-25-2008, 08:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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199 + 10 for best buy protection plan...full retail was actually $599 at Best Buy...
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I was not eligible for the new every two. $150 would have been nice.
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Old 11-25-2008, 09:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i was over due for an upgrade and i didn't get no damn rebate...what's the deal w/ that?
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Old 11-25-2008, 09:48 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Bought it for upgrade price. $249 - $50 rebate - $100 promotional credit (apparently my phone was long overdue for an upgrade) = $99
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Like you "dcpuser" I also lucked out pretty good!

Well, at first I waited in line at a store and that just took too long and I had to get to work so I had to bail. I was pretty pissed. I contacted a guy here on the forums (was very helpful) that works at a VZW store and he ordered mine along with my "New Every 2" plan along with the INSTANT rebate of $50 (normally mail-in-rebate in a form of a debit card). In total I paid $99 plus tax. Not too shaby.

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Like you "dcpuser" I also lucked out pretty good!

Well, at first I waited in line at a store and that just took too long and I had to get to work so I had to bail. I was pretty pissed. I contacted a guy here on the forums (was very helpful) that works at a VZW store and he ordered mine along with my "New Every 2" plan along with the INSTANT rebate of $50 (normally mail-in-rebate in a form of a debit card). In total I paid $99 plus tax. Not too shaby.
I paid $99 as well.
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Full Retail for me.

The rep when I bought it was like man you must have really wanted this phone. I told him I never planed on buying a phone today I just wanted a case for my Curve so I got here at 6am and waited in line to get my case and was like I guess I will but a Storm....since Im here and all. He didnt like that very much....took my phone and jammed.
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Old 11-25-2008, 11:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
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they moved my ne2 up i preordered at best buy payed 199 out the door.
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199.99 for me, I hope this mail in rebate doesn't take as long as the one for my LG Voyager...
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I was due an upgrade. Ordered the day after launch day. Total after everything was $99. Paitently waiting.
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$149.99 here!
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$149.99 here!
is this how you got yours? 199-50MIR = 149.99

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$181.00 with a car charger.
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Old 11-26-2008, 12:01 PM   #17 (permalink)
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$249 upgrade
($100) NE2
($50) Instant Rebate - Just asked and was given instead of mail-in.
($130) Also gave me a month free credited to my account.

Total: -$31.00
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Old 11-26-2008, 12:16 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I can't see why anyone would pay the $499. I was not eligible for an upgrade, I just signed up for Verizon in September and got a Curve. I added a line to my account for $9.99 per month to get the Storm for $199 (no rebate required because my corporate account). I am now selling my Curve for ~$200-$250 and will use that money to pay the $175 ETF on the new line I just opened. I will probably be out of pocket around $125 for the Storm after I pay the ETF. Even if I didn't sell my Curve it would be $199 for the Storm + $10 for the one month of service on new line + $175 ETF. Total out of pocket, $385. That beats $499 where I'm from every day of the week!
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Old 11-26-2008, 04:11 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I had saved my new-every-two which really helped, so no retail for me!!
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Old 11-26-2008, 04:40 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I'm in the UK which won't help other posters. Being "out of contract" I got mine free with a 35 per month 2 year contract - which I had with my last BB anyway. Some things better in the UK?
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