GameStop now buying iPod, iPhones, and iPads.

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  1. Devin
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    Not bad, Apple sells you them for huge prices, and Gamestop buys it back for very little. Conspiracy?
     
  2. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    Oh boy. I smell disaster. Can we say Apple vs. GameStop.
     
  3. emmanu888

    emmanu888 6 years and still going strong

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    and they now sell android tablets
     
  4. Nujui

    Nujui I need something to do.

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    Why are they even buying them in the first place?
     
  5. azoreseuropa

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    for a half price, perhap ?
     
  6. ShadowSoldier

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    inb4 inevitable "gamestop sucks"
     
  7. Ace

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    Well, I can't see this happening in Sweden because buying games in store here is for the worthless consumer that gets tricked all the time.
     
  8. BORTZ

    BORTZ "I'm the captain now"

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    what?

    Anyways, frankly, i havent thought about this before but im kinda surprised that they havent already been doing this.
     
  9. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    I've always wanted to buy a used ipad for $5 less than a new ipad.
     
  10. Zerousen

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    Good point.
     
  11. gokujr1000

    gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I bet you I could sell my 3rd Generation Ipod Nano on EBAY for more then what Gamestop buy's an Ipod Touch for.
     
  12. kevan

    kevan Imagination rules the world

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    They have been doing this for awhile at EB Games and Game in Australia.
    Although they are owned by Gamestop.
     
  13. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    Does this mean they'll be selling cheap used/refurbished iCraps as well?
     
  14. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    To explain my first post in this thread. Anyone who has used Apple products long enough knows that apple HATES it when someone sells their product first or second hand without being an "officially licensed" Apple dealer. I'm wondering if GameStop went through all the proper channels to to make "nicey nice" with Apple. If not, GameStop is opening a whole new bag of worms. Maybe both companies could take a beating and LEARN something for once.
     
  15. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Hey, if I'm too lazy to sell it on eBay, I can just go to my Gamestop and sell it there.

    I see no reason to baw about it. A little less money, but if you bought an iPod in the first place, you're probably not poor.
     
  16. BORTZ

    BORTZ "I'm the captain now"

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    ah.

    Well i dont think that apple has much to say, since they dont hold much ground after the product has left the store. I udnerstand what your saying but i would think that gamestop would have been doing this already if they had not gone and made nice with apple.