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    Default Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    I'm the only child and I'm very bored at home, nothing to do...

    SO? I called Bally Photo and checked with the 50mmf/1.8.. Saw the price at Canon is $159, street price is $120-130.. But Bally Photo quoted me $179 ! ! ! ?? hahahaaha!
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    you must be really bored to even start to call them ....
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    Default Re: Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    Quote Originally Posted by Odyssey-Boy View Post
    I'm the only child and I'm very bored at home, nothing to do...

    SO? I called Bally Photo and checked with the 50mmf/1.8.. Saw the price at Canon is $159, street price is $120-130.. But Bally Photo quoted me $179 ! ! ! ?? hahahaaha!
    Maybe they knew you're bored and doing some research?

    Lucky you didn't ring my camera shop. We would have quoted you:

    Come and buy now: $200.
    Ask for quote and buy tomorrow: $300.
    Only ask and never buy: $550.
    Never buy but somemore complain our price is too high: $800 ($300 nuisance added for dealing with you)

    Last edited by Sion; 9th May 2010 at 06:36 PM.

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    Go out and take some shots rather than stay at home!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Odyssey-Boy View Post
    I'm the only child and I'm very bored at home, nothing to do...
    find a job?
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    Default Re: Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    single child syndrome... no siblings to fight/quarrel with
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    Default Re: Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    Quote Originally Posted by Odyssey-Boy View Post
    I'm the only child and I'm very bored at home, nothing to do...

    SO? I called Bally Photo and checked with the 50mmf/1.8.. Saw the price at Canon is $159, street price is $120-130.. But Bally Photo quoted me $179 ! ! ! ?? hahahaaha!
    bored? maybe you can try self portrait at home? Can get quite bz...
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    Default Re: Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    Quote Originally Posted by Odyssey-Boy View Post
    I'm the only child and I'm very bored at home, nothing to do...

    SO? I called Bally Photo and checked with the 50mmf/1.8.. Saw the price at Canon is $159, street price is $120-130.. But Bally Photo quoted me $179 ! ! ! ?? hahahaaha!
    Very bored? You should call all other camera shop listed in the yellow pages and check all their price too.

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    Where got pple do biz like you one.. Check the revise quote.. hehe..

    Quote Originally Posted by Sion View Post
    Maybe they knew you're bored and doing some research?

    Lucky you didn't ring my camera shop. We would have quoted you:

    Come and buy now: $200.
    Ask for quote and buy tomorrow: $300.

    Only ask and never buy: $50.
    Never buy but somemore complain our price is too high: $8 (Makes you regret not buying from them)

    Note: Above price applies Only if you are NOT buying..

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    Default Re: Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    The most common one is you call and ask, they quote $80.

    You went down and they say no stock and recommand you to get something else.

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    Default Re: Nothing to Do, so I just did some research..

    one thing is the stock will miraculously appear if you offer to pay $180........


    Quote Originally Posted by Leong23 View Post
    The most common one is you call and ask, they quote $80.

    You went down and they say no stock and recommand you to get something else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Limsgp View Post
    one thing is the stock will miraculously appear if you offer to pay $180........
    They will said, oh ya, I remember I still got one piece left, you are SO LUCKY!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leong23 View Post
    Very bored? You should call all other camera shop listed in the yellow pages and check all their price too.
    i got a list.. listed down swee swee... this shop what price.. blah.. doing this to prevent myself from getting cheated..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odyssey-Boy View Post
    i got a list.. listed down swee swee... this shop what price.. blah.. doing this to prevent myself from getting cheated..
    How much time did you spend compiling the list and how much $$ have you saved so far?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaixiang View Post
    How much time did you spend compiling the list and how much $$ have you saved so far?
    I saved around few hundreds so far..

    saved me $50 buying a Digi Cabi cabinet as my friend was a wholesaler

    saved me $100 buying my camera with good accessories as my friend knew a friend owning a camera shop.

    saved me money to buy a tripod as my friend gave me his old Velbon ..

    saved me money as my neighbour shared with me with his books like Scott Kelby... instead of me to buy..

    Just my share on how much I saved. No offence intended. Cheers !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odyssey-Boy View Post
    I saved around few hundreds so far..

    saved me $50 buying a Digi Cabi cabinet as my friend was a wholesaler

    saved me $100 buying my camera with good accessories as my friend knew a friend owning a camera shop.

    saved me money to buy a tripod as my friend gave me his old Velbon ..

    saved me money as my neighbour shared with me with his books like Scott Kelby... instead of me to buy..

    Just my share on how much I saved. No offence intended. Cheers !
    u only start to save money when you can make a digital camera from scraps, battery from solar energy, make it run for eternity... else every shot u take is a liability...
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