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Zarte Siempre
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Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Zarte Siempre » Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:56 pm

Hi all, sorry to post this here, but giving a few things a go for catching people outside my Facebook list.

Part of my prize for winning the latest series was a 13-inch 128GB Macbook Air, 2017 version. It's a great bit of kit, I have no doubt, but unfortunately it's just not really suited to my needs, and so I'm trying to find it a good home.

I could sell it on eBay or similar, but I'm trying to make sure it finds a good home still - it seems odd to be slightly sentimental about a machine that you're looking to sell, but I am.

It's currently retailing at £950 on the official Apple store. I'm open to sensible offers though. I'm not set up to take PayPal payments, so would ideally be looking for a bank transfer, or even cash if an exchange could be arranged easily.

If you're interested, please PM me with any offer or any questions you might have. I'll give it a couple of weeks before I look beyond Countdowners and my local area.
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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Owen Carroll » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:21 pm

How come you wanna sell it Zarte?

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Elliott Mellor » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:33 pm

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:21 pm
How come you wanna sell it Zarte?
You could try reading the post, you know.

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Owen Carroll » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:45 pm

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:33 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:21 pm
How come you wanna sell it Zarte?
You could try reading the post, you know.
I read it. I know what Zarte said. I just wanted to know why it wasn't good for him.

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Zarte Siempre » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:49 pm

Because all of my devices are Windows, and Windows and Apple don't always play together so well when you try to make them talk (At least, they don't when I try and make them - it's probably easy for someone who's less technophobic). Additionally I already have a "serious" laptop for my job, so if I were to have a second one, I'd like one better for gaming with, which the Apple is not.
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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Owen Carroll » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:52 pm

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:49 pm
Because all of my devices are Windows, and Windows and Apple don't always play together so well when you try to make them talk (At least, they don't when I try and make them - it's probably easy for someone who's less technophobic). Additionally I already have a "serious" laptop for my job, so if I were to have a second one, I'd like one better for gaming with, which the Apple is not.
Try to make them talk?

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Elliott Mellor » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:00 pm

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:49 pm
Because all of my devices are Windows, and Windows and Apple don't always play together so well when you try to make them talk (At least, they don't when I try and make them - it's probably easy for someone who's less technophobic). Additionally I already have a "serious" laptop for my job, so if I were to have a second one, I'd like one better for gaming with, which the Apple is not.
Try to make them talk?
The apple laptop doesn't have a voice box, which is why he can't make them talk.

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:05 pm

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:00 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:49 pm
Because all of my devices are Windows, and Windows and Apple don't always play together so well when you try to make them talk (At least, they don't when I try and make them - it's probably easy for someone who's less technophobic). Additionally I already have a "serious" laptop for my job, so if I were to have a second one, I'd like one better for gaming with, which the Apple is not.
Try to make them talk?
The apple laptop doesn't have a voice box, which is why he can't make them talk.
Isn't it an Adam's Apple?

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Owen Carroll » Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:43 am

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:00 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:49 pm
Because all of my devices are Windows, and Windows and Apple don't always play together so well when you try to make them talk (At least, they don't when I try and make them - it's probably easy for someone who's less technophobic). Additionally I already have a "serious" laptop for my job, so if I were to have a second one, I'd like one better for gaming with, which the Apple is not.
Try to make them talk?
The apple laptop doesn't have a voice box, which is why he can't make them talk.
K. Didn't realise laptops have voice boxes

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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:52 pm

You should go back to Countdown and swap it for the Dictionaries.

BTW , how much for your Countdown teapot, asking for a friend
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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Zarte Siempre » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:49 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:52 pm
You should go back to Countdown and swap it for the Dictionaries.

BTW , how much for your Countdown teapot, asking for a friend
I got dictionaries too, I just want to keep them. Teapot's not for sale either :P
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Re: Looking to sell my laptop prize

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:27 pm

I reckon you'd have no trouble finding a good home when you go to the CofCs....looking at your first round opponent maybe offer it as a bribe 😁
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