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Christian Pernegger
2005-03-09, 18:44
>Perfectly put. I'm pretty good at dodging these changeover screw-jobs, but
>I blew it this time.

Care to tell me who screwed you over? Are SlimDevices refusing a return
within 30 days from your purchase? If not - new products have to come out at
some point in time.

Having said that, I could still return my SB1 but I don't. To me it would
feel like screwing SD over, because I'm in no way dissatisfied with the old
product. I'm still getting a new one, maybe I'll sell the SB1, maybe I'll
put it in the bedroom. Either way I get more value out of it than I would if
I had to ship the unit around the world a second time and live without any
SB in the meantime.

>Given all the raves I read about Slim Devices' treatment of their
>users/customers, I really had hope they would take care of us somehow.
>Frankly, I can't imagine they shipped so many
>units in the last 2-3 months that they would risk much by offering
>something like ~$100
>trade-up for people who bought one in the last few months (perhaps covering
>the holidays).

Think of it like this. This (the SD operated mailing list) is a pretty good
place to put up a WTS
notice for an SB1. In a way, this is helping with the resale.

C.

Timothy Knight Nelson
2005-03-09, 19:05
Christian,

1) Yes, somebody always gets screwed: my use of the term doesn't mean
that I believe malice was intended.

2) If you are 100% satisfied, then of course you won't return and you
shouldn't: that is my point. I am 90% satisfied, with some issues that
the new unit addresses, and would trade-in at significant cost if I
could. A minority of others are also in my situation. These trade-in
returns (because they cost something and many are 100% satisfied) would
probably be a drop in the bucket compared to the "within 30 day"
returns that Slim Devices is going to see.

3) Maybe you have an extra $300 dollars to throw at an extra SB2 for
your palace. With a new house, new job and a 3-week old (our first) at
home, I do not.

4) I will indeed see what I can get ($$) for my 1.5-month-old,
Platinum, Wireless SB1.

Best,
Tim

P.S. I can appreciate you comment about being halfway around the
world: my wife is German. However, I'm so close I could easily stop by
Slim Devices on my way home from work!

On Mar 9, 2005, at 5:44 PM, Christian Pernegger wrote:

>> Perfectly put. I'm pretty good at dodging these changeover
>> screw-jobs, but I blew it this time.
>
> Care to tell me who screwed you over? Are SlimDevices refusing a
> return within 30 days from your purchase? If not - new products have
> to come out at some point in time.
>
> Having said that, I could still return my SB1 but I don't. To me it
> would feel like screwing SD over, because I'm in no way dissatisfied
> with the old product. I'm still getting a new one, maybe I'll sell the
> SB1, maybe I'll put it in the bedroom. Either way I get more value out
> of it than I would if I had to ship the unit around the world a second
> time and live without any SB in the meantime.
>
>> Given all the raves I read about Slim Devices' treatment of their
>> users/customers, I really had hope they would take care of us
>> somehow. Frankly, I can't imagine they shipped so many
>> units in the last 2-3 months that they would risk much by offering
>> something like ~$100
>> trade-up for people who bought one in the last few months (perhaps
>> covering the holidays).
>
> Think of it like this. This (the SD operated mailing list) is a pretty
> good place to put up a WTS
> notice for an SB1. In a way, this is helping with the resale.
>
> C.
>
>
>