Can you walk out of the store with one or not?

#1 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

I really want an iMac now, and am going at any lengths to get one, my parents have agreed to buy it for me on a credit card and over two months I'll pay them back. So tommorow I was going off to the Apple store thats like 2 hours away to buy one, but I've heard some things like you can buy it there but you can't get it straight away, they ship it to you instead and you have to wait a few days. Now if thats the case I'll order it online, but I hope you can buy it in store. I'm from the UK if thats any difference.

#2 Posted by MB (12281 posts) -

Why don't you just call them and ask...

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#3 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

I called the store, and the person I spoke to told me that there is a good chance they will have them in stock. I asked him how many they have in stock and he said he can't answer that, I don't know whether he actuly didn't know or whether he was to lazy to find out for me. Either way I'm getting one tommorow woop woop!

#4 Posted by Toms115 (2316 posts) -

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

#5 Posted by sarge1445 (676 posts) -

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

#6 Posted by Damian (1538 posts) -
@Hizang said:

I called the store, and the person I spoke to told me that there is a good chance they will have them in stock. I asked him how many they have in stock and he said he can't answer that, I don't know whether he actuly didn't know or whether he was to lazy to find out for me. Either way I'm getting one tommorow woop woop!

They can't tell people how much stock there is in case someone is trying to "case the joint". 
And I suppose you know by now, but yes. You can walk out with one like any other product.
Enjoy your Mac! :)
#7 Posted by imsh_pl (3295 posts) -

Depends. If they don't have that many security cameras and you keep the laptop hidden you should be okay.

#8 Posted by Toms115 (2316 posts) -
@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

usually having to ask your parents to buy it for you would be an indication that it costs too much money, but ok.
#9 Posted by sarge1445 (676 posts) -

@Toms115 said:

@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

usually having to ask your parents to buy it for you would be an indication that it costs too much money, but ok.

He said he is going to pay them back and he can pay over time. I don't know why he just doesn't save for 2 months and then buy the Mac, but he wants it now so let him pay off his parents.

#10 Posted by Toms115 (2316 posts) -
@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

usually having to ask your parents to buy it for you would be an indication that it costs too much money, but ok.

He said he is going to pay them back and he can pay over time. I don't know why he just doesn't save for 2 months and then buy the Mac, but he wants it now so let him pay off his parents.

rofl i'm not STOPPING him from buying it, just suggesting that it's kind of silly.
#11 Posted by BaneFireLord (2928 posts) -

I will say probably. Or you can order one online.

#12 Posted by VilhelmNielsen (1734 posts) -

@Toms115 said:

@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

usually having to ask your parents to buy it for you would be an indication that it costs too much money, but ok.

Yeah, that's why babies and children shouldn't have clothes or food unless they get a goddamn job.

#13 Posted by BraveToaster (12590 posts) -

It depends: how high are your Sneak and Steal attributes?

#14 Posted by The_Tolman (432 posts) -
@VilhelmNielsen said:

@Toms115 said:

@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

usually having to ask your parents to buy it for you would be an indication that it costs too much money, but ok.

Yeah, that's why babies and children shouldn't have clothes or food unless they get a goddamn job.

ive heard some stupid online arguments but this might just take the cake. I have a mac and  love it but suggesting a pc is an excellent idea if you cant afford a mac at the time. Idc who you owe it to but debt is never something you want to be in. i know from all the money i own from college. Also a computer is a want not a need like food and cloths.
#15 Posted by Mikemcn (6982 posts) -
@Axxol
It depends: how high are your Sneak and Steal attributes?
Not High enough to get past a level 80 Genius.
#16 Posted by Taklulas (401 posts) -
@sarge1445 said:

@Toms115 said:

or just buy a pc and you won't be in debt to your parents for two months rofl

Or he could buy what he wants and you could answer his question

Or he could suggest a better product that won't cost an arm and a leg for.
#17 Posted by NorthSarge (248 posts) -

they rarely have the most expensive version in stores. they will keep more affordable computers in store so people might actually buy them when they are there. but my macbook pro was next to maxed and i bought that in store no problem.

paid cash. felt like a drug deal.

#18 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

I'm just a sucker for Apple products, I know there over priced and I could get pretty much the same thing for half the price. But hey, it's pretty sexy right..

#19 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

I'd admit that the products are great but I already have a macbook and iphone that I got last year. I had a imac at my parents home from years ago but sure. I like seening new updates and the latest in apple products even when that means I don't buy anything. They do cost but that is hte apple tax.

#20 Posted by valrog (3671 posts) -
@MB said:

Why don't you just call them and ask...

That's why.
 
And now I'll be leaving this thread, because fuck Apple.
#21 Posted by Zidd (1841 posts) -

@Hizang said:

I know there over priced and I could get pretty much the same thing for half the price.

No matter how many Anti-Mac say crap like that its never going to be true to that extent. When you configure a PC with the exact same hardware as a newly refreshed Mac you will end up paying about the same, however the gap widens a bit as the Mac hardware gets older so timely purchases get you the best value.

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