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The little phone-case hut @ your local mall

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By freekquency, Senior Member on 26th September 2012, 03:02 PM
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2nd October 2012, 04:06 PM |#11  
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I had a very similar experience at my local mall(I wasn't stoned on hash, unfortunately). A couple years back I bought a cheap rubber case for my Captivate. I don't remember it being overpriced, but I don't know, I bought it on a whim.

After I got my Note I started shopping around for a case. Turns out the same kiosk had an actual Otterbox. I don't remember what I paid for it, but it was comparable to prices I found online.
4th October 2012, 12:18 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by ddochi11

These kiosks are way over-priced. You can find the same cases on ebay at a fraction of the cost.

Yes, I realize this, but when you're in a pinch they're a good place to find something fast. When I first got my Note I went straight to the mall cause I was NOT about to leave it naked for 3-5 business days while I waited for a case to arrive, or pay $40 for a case in the AT&T store. $15 for peace of mind is cheap, IMO.
4th October 2012, 02:44 PM |#13  
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Originally Posted by freekquency

So after finding basically one retailer (bestbuy) who sells anything close to acceptable protection for the note in my area i found myself in the mall sunday morning. Suddenly im gazing at cases and sparkly covers for seemingly every handset known to man.
Uh-oh ive been spotted, the little man behind the counter spots me and we lock eyes. He sees: a guy with money he wants, a roadrunner for the coyote. I see: a hobbit at another useless mall kiosk. How the hell does sears and spencer gifts keep this place open?

He asks what can he help me with, there is a gunslinger tension as i wrestle to pull the monster from my pocket and give him a glimpse. Lets see what youve got for this, i say with a smirk. Surely if Attparty cant stock cases, screen protectors and assesories for their OWN product this mr. Miagi look alike cant either?

Ooooo galaxy note! Here! He pulled out a couple excellent cases, i bought a two piece which snaps together, and he applied a very nice screen protector.

How many times ive dismissed or laughed at these phone "huts" ,... finally good for something.

Sorry for the story, i was totally stoned on hash and i swear this is how it went down. Hahaha

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5th October 2012, 03:19 AM |#14  
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Money wasnt a major issue, i hate running around with a naked phone those first few days. I upgraded from an Inspire which is still in perfect condition and a 1 1/2 yrs old. Except one hairline scratch that happened the first day i got it. This is how **** goes for me.


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24th October 2012, 01:39 AM |#15  
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I should hit the flea market up. I bought a case out of pure necessity tonight from the local att store. Best buy sells overpriced stuff here. No otterbox anywhere local.

Anyway. I paid 43 bucks for a "speck" case that snaps on. It will get me by till I get a better one. I have thirty days to return it (which I most likely will)

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