1. pdch's Avatar
    128GB Surface Pros are already up on ebay for between $1300-$1500. :facepalm
    02-09-2013 01:19 PM
  2. HeyCori's Avatar
    They could at least toss in dinner and a movie.
    02-09-2013 01:34 PM
  3. Po_MD's Avatar
    Gotta make a profit. They could probably squeeze a couple hundred more out of it though.
    02-09-2013 01:35 PM
  4. cj-m's Avatar
    and the sad part is, some are desparate enough to pay these inflated prices...
    02-09-2013 01:49 PM
  5. darthhen's Avatar
    That's crazy. I guess some people gotta have it.
    02-09-2013 02:34 PM
  6. Po_MD's Avatar
    todays catastrophe is encouragement for those prices
    02-09-2013 02:38 PM
  7. failed1234's Avatar
    Let them price what they want. If people don't buy, then they will not make a profit.
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    02-09-2013 02:45 PM
  8. cj-m's Avatar
    It is not so much that, I just think it is unfair or unreasonable on those who waited in line and were turned away empty handed.
    02-09-2013 02:48 PM
  9. thatguyhugs's Avatar
    I understand your frustration with not getting a Surface Pro today but those selling them on eBay picked them up fair and square. They had to make the effort to either go to the store or order them online. This is vastly different from when scalpers jam servers and purchase a dozen tickets before they hit the market then sell them at three times the cost.
    02-09-2013 04:41 PM
  10. bauerbach's Avatar
    I got one in atl (8 hours used) for the first guy that wants to hand me 1500 lol.

    I can wait a week for 50% off.
    02-09-2013 04:42 PM
  11. Po_MD's Avatar
    I am afraid that I succumbed to eBay's advances. I am ashamed, but waiting just a bit longer. The only store that had 128gb in MN was the MS store in the good old MOA. I am excited :D
    02-11-2013 11:40 PM
  12. VagrantWade's Avatar
    I am afraid that I succumbed to eBay's advances. I am ashamed, but waiting just a bit longer. The only store that had 128gb in MN was the MS store in the good old MOA. I am excited :D
    Fail.
    02-12-2013 12:08 AM
  13. Po_MD's Avatar
    Fail.
    +1
    02-12-2013 12:18 AM
  14. Po_MD's Avatar
    Oh well. The Surface is mine for $100 more. A good investment? Mas o menos. Mas.
    02-12-2013 12:19 AM
  15. Polychrome's Avatar
    Fail.
    Well, extra money or no, he is actually getting one while the rest of us at the mercy of Best Buy get to play a vague waiting game with no ETA. *shrug* Some ebay seller might be laughing to the bank, but Po here has himself a new computer. Would I do it myself? No. But I wouldn't exactly fail him on that.

    Also, depending on where the seller lived, he may well have payed far more than $100 in taxes.
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    02-12-2013 02:18 AM
  16. VagrantWade's Avatar
    Well, extra money or no, he is actually getting one while the rest of us at the mercy of Best Buy get to play a vague waiting game with no ETA. *shrug* Some ebay seller might be laughing to the bank, but Po here has himself a new computer. Would I do it myself? No. But I wouldn't exactly fail him on that.

    Also, depending on where the seller lived, he may well have payed far more than $100 in taxes.
    And if Best Buy gets them tomorrow on their normal incoming truck shipments? He will look silly.

    And where in US/Canada do they pay more than 10% in taxes on electronics?
    02-12-2013 02:55 AM
  17. Ben Lehtovaara's Avatar
    And if Best Buy gets them tomorrow on their normal incoming truck shipments? He will look silly.

    And where in US/Canada do they pay more than 10% in taxes on electronics?
    Lol... everywhere in Canada. HST is 13%, not to mention random import fees that pop up if you order something across the border.

    Case in point: I ordered a Zagg Invisible shield for my Lumia 920.

    $24.99 + $25.00 Shipping (wtf!) + $20 import charge = most valuable screen protector in the history of mankind.

    Also... I ordered my Surface Pro online in the Microsoft Store after being booted out of the line of "pass-holders" on saturday. Shipped super fast... UPS says its out for delivery as we speak. squeeeeeeeeeeeeEEEE!!!!!
    02-12-2013 06:50 AM
  18. Polychrome's Avatar
    And where in US/Canada do they pay more than 10% in taxes on electronics?
    California.
    02-12-2013 12:50 PM
  19. ChrisInSD's Avatar
    Both Washington and Arizona.
    02-12-2013 01:07 PM
  20. VagrantWade's Avatar
    California.
    I thought it was exactly 10% in California
    02-12-2013 02:48 PM
  21. OliverK's Avatar
    Is anyone prepared to pick me one up for cost and ship it to me please?

    I'm fine with 64GB. I'm thinking of this as a favour for a British friend... PM me?
    02-12-2013 02:50 PM
  22. Talderon's Avatar
    Both Washington and Arizona.
    Actually, for Washington, it depends on the county/city as well. Where I bought mine it was 9.8%, at the BB where I live, it would have been 8.7%. In Seattle, it would have been 10.4%.

    Kinda suxs, but if you work it, buying a new car in a far off county/town saves you money! :D
    02-12-2013 03:05 PM
  23. ChrisInSD's Avatar
    It LA County I believe it is more than 10%. Everywhere else it is less. Where I live, in San Diego County, it is 8%.
    02-12-2013 03:18 PM
  24. ChrisInSD's Avatar
    Actually, for Washington, it depends on the county/city as well. Where I bought mine it was 9.8%, at the BB where I live, it would have been 8.7%. In Seattle, it would have been 10.4%.

    Kinda suxs, but if you work it, buying a new car in a far off county/town saves you money! :D
    I know, before I moved to Calif I bought my car in Tacoma because it saved me a few hundred bucks! Best prices are probably in Vancouver as Oregon border towns have lower sales tax due to the competition...
    02-12-2013 03:20 PM

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