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Old 09-16-2008, 12:38 PM   #41
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Craig's List? I looked in the Boston's household and electronics section. There are no 50" plasmas or LCDs for sale, and there aren't any stainless ranges and fridges either.
That's a shame. You'd figure it would really catch on in a major metropolis.

We keep thinking of Hawaii as a quiet little backwater of Internet connectivity, but our Craigslist has plenty of activity-- especially the June-August "back to the Mainland" moving season and the post-Christmas "gotta pay the bills" clearances.

We're starting to see 50" TVs on sale because the owners are "upgrading"...


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Old 09-16-2008, 12:41 PM   #42
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Pretty good bet is going into sams club right after the christmas and the super bowl. Lots of people get sets for christmas and take them back, or they get them to watch the playoffs on and then return them.

Sams club wipes them down and puts them on sale for about 30% off, usually off to the side or back of the store.

Last superbowl our sams club had about 40 plasma/lcd sets lined up with sale stickers on them... :

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