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May 7, 2004 3:46:08 PM

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The Super Wal-Marts in my area have constructed these nice Cellular
kiosks... and they sell Sprint phones and service plans.

There is a promo that offers anyone who signs up through Wal-Mart that
gives one a free year of Roadside Rescue. I don't know if you have to
sign up for a 1-year or 2-year commitment. But I just thought that was
interesting enough to point out.

Eric

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Anonymous
May 7, 2004 6:14:41 PM

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Eric <caperenewal@webtv.net> wrote:
> The Super Wal-Marts in my area have constructed these nice Cellular
> kiosks... and they sell Sprint phones and service plans.

Some do.

The one near my old house in Lake County, Ohio, near Cleveland, sells Alltel.
The one in Apple Valley, California sells Cingular.

I don't remember what Victorville, California sells.

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Anonymous
May 7, 2004 9:03:45 PM

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Thank you for bringing this to our intention.

Anyone know if Sam's has similar kiosks?
Related resources
May 7, 2004 9:03:46 PM

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(Nebby00007) wrote:
<<Thank you for bringing this to our intention.
Anyone know if Sam's has similar kiosks? >>

You're welcome, Phillipe. There are some times when you are quite
pleasant to talk to. If the person who was imitating you would just
stop... maybe this group could get better and not be all about bickering
and backbiting.

Anyways, I was in the neighboring Sam's club yesterday and they did not
have any of the same kiosks. And as far as I can tell, its only Super
Wal-Marts that have them as well as the lone "regular" wal-mart did not
have these.

The kiosks are set up quite nice. All post-paid phones and plans on one
side (Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T) and all prepaids on the other (Virgin
Mobile, TracFone, EasySpeak, GoPhone/AT&T Prepaid). The display phones
were not on or active, but were out so customers could see how they felt
in hand and what not.

The free roadside rescue for a year was the only wal-mart exclusive deal
for Sprint customers. The rebate forms there also stated something
about "Service Credits" instead of "instant rebates". I'll have to
check more into that to see what that was all about.

Eric
Anonymous
May 7, 2004 10:16:55 PM

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In article <20040507130345.15274.00001006@mb-m18.aol.com>, nebby00007
@aol.com says...
> Thank you for bringing this to our intention.
>
>

And even to our attention.

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I *don't* speak for them
Anonymous
May 7, 2004 10:18:32 PM

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> You're welcome. There are some times when you > are quite pleasant to talk
to. If the person who
> was imitating you would just
> stop... maybe this group could get better and not > be all about bickering
> and backbiting.

I will be quite happy to meet you and others more than halfway in stopping
personal attacks. I HAVE NEVER used improper pr obscene language in making
personal attacks against individuals.

It is time to end all vendettas. I can use ONE alias
when the forging for character asassination purposes stops.
May 7, 2004 10:18:33 PM

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(Nebby00007) wrote:
<<I will be quite happy to meet you and others more than halfway in
stopping personal attacks. I HAVE NEVER used improper pr obscene
language in making personal attacks against individuals.
It is time to end all vendettas. I can use ONE alias when the forging
for character asassination purposes stops. >>

I will do my part and apologize for antagonizing you and such as well
and being less that receptive. You do make good and valid points often
and your posts have been informative and continue to be.
Anonymous
May 7, 2004 10:20:47 PM

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I note one California dealer than SPAMed this group earlier today is offering
2000 minutes for $100/month which is more than SprintPCS offers currently on
the web (1800 minutes).
May 7, 2004 10:20:48 PM

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(Nebby00007) wrote:
<<I note one California dealer than SPAMed this group earlier today is
offering 2000 minutes for $100/month which is more than SprintPCS offers
currently on the web (1800 minutes). >>

How in the world could someone offer that many minutes for $100?? Was
this a local or national plan? What was the catch?

Eric
May 7, 2004 10:44:56 PM

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In Tucson Walmart has an Alltel kiosk. Sams
sells several including ATT, VZW, Sprint. BestBuy
sells several.. It seems to change with time etc.
Anonymous
May 7, 2004 11:04:00 PM

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Nebby00007 <nebby00007@aol.com> wrote:
> Thank you for bringing this to our intention.
>
> Anyone know if Sam's has similar kiosks?

Freudian slip?

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Anonymous
May 7, 2004 11:23:55 PM

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How in the world could someone offer that many minutes for $100?? Was
this a local or national plan? What was the catch?

==========

One catch was they were "giving away" the old noncolor screen Nokia phone. So
perhaps in exchange for helping SprintPCS clear out those Nokias, he's allowed
to offered the old 2000 minute plan.
May 7, 2004 11:23:56 PM

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(Nebby00007) wrote:
<<One catch was they were "giving away" the old noncolor screen Nokia
phone. So perhaps in exchange for helping SprintPCS clear out those
Nokias, he's allowed to offered the old 2000 minute plan. >>

That is interesting. I wonder if one had to sign up for a two year
agreement with that 2000 minute plan. Was he offering this locally or
nationwide (by mail order) if he was spamming this group? I wonder if a
2000 minute $100 plan is available in any market.

Eric
Anonymous
May 8, 2004 12:08:55 AM

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"Nebby00007" <nebby00007@aol.com> wrote in message
news:20040507141832.25217.00000757@mb-m22.aol.com...
> > You're welcome. There are some times when you > are quite pleasant to
talk
> to. If the person who
> > was imitating you would just
> > stop... maybe this group could get better and not > be all about
bickering
> > and backbiting.
>
> I will be quite happy to meet you and others more than halfway in stopping
> personal attacks. I HAVE NEVER used improper pr obscene language in making
> personal attacks against individuals.
>
> It is time to end all vendettas. I can use ONE alias
> when the forging for character asassination purposes stops.

I don't believe you will ... It's in the nature of the beast (that's you) to
change IDs on an hourly or daily basis.

Bob
May 8, 2004 12:10:02 AM

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Nebby00007 wrote:

> Thank you for bringing this to our intention.
>
> Anyone know if Sam's has similar kiosks?

Work Wireless operates a number of the kiosks in Sam's Club locations
here in Louisiana. They sell Sprint, Cingular, Nextel and, IIRC here,
AT&T and Verizon.

They also offer some satellite television service - I think it's DirecTV.

The Wal-Mart stores here have sold Sprint for a time. I even saw a
brand-new N400 sitting in the case at my local Wal-Mart. $144.88
outright. I hope it's on clearance.

They carry the RL7300, 3588i, VGA1000 and I think the VI660.
-mike
May 8, 2004 12:10:03 AM

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spamtrap@zbuffer.com (Mike) wrote:
<<Work Wireless operates a number of the kiosks in Sam's Club locations
here in Louisiana. They sell Sprint, Cingular, Nextel and, IIRC here,
AT&T and Verizon.
They also offer some satellite television service - I think it's
DirecTV. >>

My Sam's Club has a similar kiosk, but its not nearly as nice or "hands
on" as the ones I've been seeing in the Super Wal-Marts.

<<The Wal-Mart stores here have sold Sprint for a time. I even saw a
brand-new N400 sitting in the case at my local Wal-Mart. $144.88
outright. I hope it's on clearance. >>

I wouldn't pay $10 for the N400. No real experience with that model,
but I did have a trouble N200 for a week or so before exchanging it...
and the reports on the N400 have been none-too-kind.

Eric
Anonymous
May 8, 2004 3:15:16 AM

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Mike <spamtrap@zbuffer.com> wrote:
>
> Work Wireless operates a number of the kiosks in Sam's Club locations
> here in Louisiana. They sell Sprint, Cingular, Nextel and, IIRC here,
> AT&T and Verizon.
>
> They also offer some satellite television service - I think it's DirecTV.
>
> The Wal-Mart stores here have sold Sprint for a time. I even saw a
> brand-new N400 sitting in the case at my local Wal-Mart. $144.88
> outright. I hope it's on clearance.
>
> They carry the RL7300, 3588i, VGA1000 and I think the VI660.
> -mike
>

Essentially the same phones they carry at Costco, except you can include
the Sanyo 8100 and the Toshiba VM 4050 in that selection. I was hoping
that they were carrying the Samsung A680, but not yet.

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May 8, 2004 3:25:44 AM

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Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:


> Essentially the same phones they carry at Costco, except you can include
> the Sanyo 8100 and the Toshiba VM 4050 in that selection. I was hoping
> that they were carrying the Samsung A680, but not yet.
>

I did see an A680 dummy on display at the Work Wireless booth in a Sam's
Club outside of New Orleans last weekend. Didn't get a price, sorry.
-mike
May 8, 2004 3:26:44 AM

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"Thomas T. Veldhouse" <veldy71@yahoo.com> wrote in
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> Mike <spamtrap@zbuffer.com> wrote:
>>
>> Work Wireless operates a number of the kiosks in Sam's Club locations
>> here in Louisiana. They sell Sprint, Cingular, Nextel and, IIRC here,
>> AT&T and Verizon.
>>
>> They also offer some satellite television service - I think it's
>> DirecTV.
>>
>> The Wal-Mart stores here have sold Sprint for a time. I even saw a
>> brand-new N400 sitting in the case at my local Wal-Mart. $144.88
>> outright. I hope it's on clearance.
>>
>> They carry the RL7300, 3588i, VGA1000 and I think the VI660.
>> -mike
>>
>
> Essentially the same phones they carry at Costco, except you can
> include the Sanyo 8100 and the Toshiba VM 4050 in that selection. I
> was hoping that they were carrying the Samsung A680, but not yet.
>
> - --

I don't shop at Walmart but Costco is about to carry the Sanyo 8200 for a
little over 200 dollars
May 8, 2004 4:38:19 AM

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:: That is interesting. I wonder if one had to sign up for a two year
:: agreement with that 2000 minute plan. Was he offering this locally
:: or nationwide (by mail order) if he was spamming this group? I
:: wonder if a 2000 minute $100 plan is available in any market.

This is was what came with the $100 plan before they lowered it to 1800. And
before that it was 2000 for $85.
Anonymous
May 9, 2004 11:03:01 PM

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"Steven J Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote in message news:RamdnUS7oYe8fQbdRVn-ug@lmi.net...
> Eric <caperenewal@webtv.net> wrote:
>> The Super Wal-Marts in my area have constructed these nice Cellular
>> kiosks... and they sell Sprint phones and service plans.
>
> Some do.
>
> The one near my old house in Lake County, Ohio, near Cleveland, sells Alltel.
> The one in Apple Valley, California sells Cingular.
>
> I don't remember what Victorville, California sells.

Several Wal-Marts I checked in the Bay area only sell Cingular.

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