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Old 09-16-07, 10:32 AM
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400GB WD External HD @ Staples B&M $50 AER

CLEARANCE deals @ Staples B&M YMMV

Western Digital external 400GB HD SKU 680196.
$129.99 - $35 Instant Savings - $45 ER = $49.99

Good 9/16-9/22

Link to the circular:
http://instorespecials.staples.com/s...id=-2092757669


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I got this drive a while back for $40 AR/AC, and it does run on the hot side. It's an "Elements" HD by WD. Drive shows up as a "wd 4000aak external usb device."
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A friend was looking for something in that size, not too expensive. I'll let him know. Thanks!
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What's an Easy Rebate?
Old 09-16-07, 02:58 PM
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If you find one in stock you might as well buy some lottery tickets or try walking on water. It would practically be a miracle.
Check out this FW thread for details:http://www.fatwallet.com/t/18/764494/
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Originally Posted by pizzamousechips
What's an Easy Rebate?
I believe you can do everything online and there are no receipts or UPCs to mail in. But don't quote me on that, it's been a while since I did an easy rebate.
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That's correct. Except it still takes forever to get your $ back.
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got a staples near my house in which i have never been to..will try, thanks!
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Fair warning, I've read several bad reviews about this particular drive. It is apparently very prone to failure:
http://forums.slickdeals.net/showpos...28&postcount=3
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Originally Posted by abrg923
That's correct. Except it still takes forever to get your $ back.
I've been surprised how quickly I got my EZ rebate checks. The last ones took just a month and a half.
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A Staples by me apparently sold out in 10 minutes as I was there exactly 10 minutes after they openned. I found that a bit fishy, they probably only had one or two in stock then. Reeked of lost leader advertising.
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Originally Posted by BambooLounge
A Staples by me apparently sold out in 10 minutes as I was there exactly 10 minutes after they openned. I found that a bit fishy, they probably only had one or two in stock then.
The problem is that not every location had these as it was a closeout; the "Express" ones near me didn't have any in stock before the sale (Sat. aft.) and the rebate had a limit of TEN so 1 person could have bought all of their stock as some posters have reporting witnessing at FW. The drive does overheat, is prone to fail and seems to work best pulled out of the case and installed as an internal one. The EZRebates have been very fast lately and the most recent one I sent for was received exactly one month after purchase.
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Originally Posted by BambooLounge
A Staples by me apparently sold out in 10 minutes as I was there exactly 10 minutes after they openned. I found that a bit fishy, they probably only had one or two in stock then. Reeked of lost leader advertising.
Stopped by a Staples yesterday and was told the ad says "selected stores" because this clearance began long ago. The manager was not happy the ad was running becuase he had several inquiries. They did check their computer and identified some stores still having these in stock so if you stop again, ask them to search for one for you.
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I've been surprised how quickly I got my EZ rebate checks. The last ones took just a month and a half.
Mine only took a few weeks.
Very quick and easy!

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