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When the price is right 3 2.88%
When I need to keep up with current to technology 19 18.27%
Out of frustration - when my old one doesn't work anymore 47 45.19%
I run my old computer to the ground...try to keep it forever 30 28.85%
I don't know...usually an impulse purchase 5 4.81%
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Old 11-26-2010, 07:48 AM   #61
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I got a new computer this week. My last one (laptop) was stolen from our room while vacationing in Mexico.

Now, see? That's a GREAT justification for buying a new laptop. All I have is "but, but, but... Windows 7 is cool, my old laptop is no longer shiny and new, and I want a Dell!"
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:52 AM   #62
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Wait about 2 to 3 weeks after Christmas and grab the "leftover models" at rock bottom prices.
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Now, see? That's a GREAT justification for buying a new laptop. All I have is "but, but, but... Windows 7 is cool, my old laptop is no longer shiny and new, and I want a Dell!"
If it is not THAT old, an upgrade is really the way to go.

For instance: Windows 7 Home Premium Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Microsoft Windows 7

For $115 and a few minutes of your time, you can be up-to-date. We did this with two laptops that were about three years old with no problems.
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I just got my DW a new Mac Air. Wow very neat. I find I am using my IPAD more and more and my old lap top(Fujitsu) less and less. Apple has really changed the game over the past couple of years. Very impressive.
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I got in on the Dell Black Friday sale, so I did save a little. Delivery of my new Dell Inspiron laptop is scheduled for next Thursday.
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