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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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How did you get your Wii?

Been calling around and (big surprise) nobody has them in stock. Did you guys that have them just have to stake out the stores until they arrived? I'm not buying one from craigslist or ebay. I want a store with a name I can take it back to just in case.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 03:03 PM
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Most of the time you can find someone with the orginal receipt
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walked into a gamestop while shopping at the local mall, was going to just get a PS2 game, thought it'd be fun just to see if they had a Wii, asked, was told "We got in 10 today, this is the last one", looked around and could tell a couple people had heard and were hoping I'd say I'll come back later or something...snatched that bitch up right then and there
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 03:52 PM
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Periodically checked Target. It took a couple of months, but one day they had some.

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Wife went into Toys R US. Kid behind the counter said he'd just been authorized to sell 10. She said she wanted #1 then.

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someone had called in and reserved the last wii, and I showed up and when I arrived the lady asked me if I was looking for the Wii. and I was like holy shit, hell yeah and she handed it to me.

so sorry if i bought the wii you called about stranger.

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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 07:58 PM
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Co-worker of mine, his mom works at a Wal-Mart in a podunk town near Waco.. Said they had a ton, that nobody ever comes looking for (apparently the area is really economically disadvantaged) so I told him to get one for me.. 2 days later, box in hand with receipt.

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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 08:00 PM
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one of my customers girlfriend works at toys r us and won it... they didnt like so they sold it to me for cheap as fuck
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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 08:09 PM
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walked into walmart. Asked the electronics clerk when they plan to get more. They said to be there on a thursday and will release them at midnight. I was 4th in line.

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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
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Well today was my lucky day. Called a buddy that works at Best Buy and he says they're out. He calls me tonight and they got eight. There was six left when I left the store at 9, so to anyone who's looking, Best Buy in Hurst will have them in the morning.
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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-05-2008, 10:22 AM
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Waited outside of gamestop for like an hour oneday to try and catch the fedex dude. He got there an hour after it opened and i bought my wii and ps3 there at the same time.
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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-05-2008, 10:29 AM
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Happened to drive by a GameStop with a UPS truck sitting outside. Went in and he was delivering them. Bought one no problem.

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Walked into Target in Frisco, asked desk jockey to open case and get me one Wii.

The bigger electronic stores are going to be sold out most of the time because that's where people go first.
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Happen to log on to eGay to check on something I was bidding on and hit a link for Wii and the first one on the list had less than 1 minute to go and was the regular unit with everything it normally comes with PLUS an extra Hot Wheels game...with shipping it was still $35 less then retail for Wii alone at store.
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