[SATLUG] Bargain Hunting Season

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 09:38:27 CDT 2011


Don Wright wrote:
> Can't claim this is a great deal, because I don't know either way,
> but...
> 
> Walmart is having a Midnight Madness sale this Friday, Aug 19, from
> Midnight to 3 AM. Featured items include an Acer Netbook (Atom N455 CPU,
> 1GB ram, 250GB disk, 10.1" screen) for $178 and a Compaq Laptop (AMD
> dual core, 2GB ram, 250GB disk, 15.6" screen, DVD-RW) for $248.
> 
> Mostly found it interesting that, like Christmas, Black Friday is
> getting started earlier and earlier.  --Don


IIRC, Walmart has a reputation for 'limited quantities'.  If they only 
have 5 0r 10 of these items, it is a bait-and-switch strategy.

I may be completely wrong, but it's a consideration.

   -- Bruce




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