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    News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Tablets available for under a hundred quid, but you’ll have to be quick.
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Too late, it happened over an hour ago according to Hotukdeals.

    Damn my job.

    Also posting a deal after it happens is slow.
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Managed to reserve one for full-price at my local Argos. If they drop the price before tomorrow evening, I go grab it for £115.

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Quote Originally Posted by directhex View Post
    Managed to reserve one for full-price at my local Argos. If they drop the price before tomorrow evening, I go grab it for £115.
    Interesting Idea...
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    No stock at PC World, Dixons or Curry's

    Pitty because it would of been perfect for my mom.

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Quote Originally Posted by Moby-Dick View Post
    Interesting Idea...
    That's why everywhere sold out so quickly - smart cookies reserved at full price, in anticipation of price drops.

    Sites with the full price product still have thousands in stock, since you can't be as savvy when buying online-only and just have to jump when the price lowers

    At any rate, I have about 22 hours for Argos to drop their price before my reservation vanishes.

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    All out of stock at Argos within 50 miles of me
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Im kinda pissed, I realise an two hours ago it finally went on sale in UK, by then everywhere is sold out, i decide to wake up early to go to currys, but then i remember they reserve - and it goes its out of stock - So, dunno what im gonna do. I too thought about reserving at argos, but for some reason it doesnt work - i cant buy now it :S grrrr

    Might try and hit best buy tomorrow morning theres one not too far.

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Plenty of online retailers are still showing thousands in stock (how reliable that is, we'll see), for instance Dabs and Misco. I suspect they'll be forced to drop eventually, you'd have to be daft to pay full price after the current sales...

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Looks like they've all been cleared out....of shops aswell...I think some shops are reported as discounting but not to that level....

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    I've had no luck. Just rang my local Currys and neither of the two have any in-stock this morning, also found out that the closest PC World has actually been shut down.

    I may order one at full price from Tesco Direct. If they reduce their price in 28 days you get a refund on the difference. Also, if you don't open it you can return it in 28 days. Collect in store for free, therefore no loss?

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    According to Engadget:

    Don't get upset if you already plunked down $400 for 10-inches of webOS goodness --HP will refund you the difference. Call up the company or the retail partner you purchased it from, and ask. Just be prepared to sit on hold with all the rest of the folks trying to get their cash back.
    Not that I'd be prepared to take a gamble, but I wonder if that would apply here too?

    Edit: Since noticed this was mentioned: http://channel.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=31476
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Quote Originally Posted by Rednikcam View Post
    I've had no luck. Just rang my local Currys and neither of the two have any in-stock this morning, also found out that the closest PC World has actually been shut down.

    I may order one at full price from Tesco Direct. If they reduce their price in 28 days you get a refund on the difference. Also, if you don't open it you can return it in 28 days. Collect in store for free, therefore no loss?
    Tried that last night - but TESCO didn't recognise my Clubcard number - a very old card - and won't let you order without. Now I have a new clubcard (which I don't want) and this morning they are out of stock.

    And I guess lots of Tesco spam (which I suppose is kind of appropriate )
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    If anyone is still after these PCworld is taking orders on the 32gb model at £116, just ordered 2.

    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/touchp...34969-pdt.html

    If they will get honoured or not is another matter

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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasp View Post
    If anyone is still after these PCworld is taking orders on the 32gb model at £116, just ordered 2.

    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/touchp...34969-pdt.html

    If they will get honoured or not is another matter
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    I think an interesting idea would be to purchase one at full price and try get your money back within 10 days, if not just return it unopened. If your not willing to do that eBay have them going for between £170 and £240 from people who were lucky enough to find somewhere with stock.
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    Re: News - UK TouchPad fire-sale confirmed

    Looks like their gone already and removed off the website....

    Don't even know what I'm going to do with 1 of these let alone 2 lol.

    Looks like staples have also cut the price to £125+VAT, though the website has folded under the strain lol.

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