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Woman pays $1330 for apples thinking she was buying two iPhones

0. phoneArena 04 Aug 2013, 22:31 posted on

At over $650 apiece, these have to be among the most expensive apples ever sold to an individual. Unfortunately for the buyer, she thought she was purchasing something a bit pricier than a ripe red McIntosh – an Apple iPhone. Yup, it is another scam story involving a mischievous seller, a gullible buyer, and a sleek, shiny Apple product...

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posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:36 16

1. Yubnub (Posts: 100; Member since: 23 May 2013)


LOL!!

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 02:50 7

24. phil2n (Posts: 466; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Indeed she ends up with apple, not the other scam like mirrors.. hahahaha

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 03:28 10

27. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1650; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


LOL not surprising... apple users pay for junk, every year.. lol what a sucker,,,

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 04:42 2

32. TheMan (Posts: 372; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)


How do you like them apples?

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 06:51 3

40. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


That's why they say there is a big difference between Android users, buyers the "Smart ones" and the dum average joes

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 07:07

43. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


why LOL? a typical iPhone user

sometimes I think an iPhone's iOS is just some BIOS like its users:

goo (dot) gl/Wlry5S

she probably didnt notice it was just some fruit....somebody explained to her

:)

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 07:11 1

46. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


-1...

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 10:22 4

58. lyndon420 (Posts: 1687; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


She probably didn't notice anything was amiss until she turned Apple maps on.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:36

2. joey18 (Posts: 500; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


my istory i just pay over ebay iphone i get woman earings using paypal and i never get my money back thast suck please never use paypal they are scam too

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:15 4

19. sniper1087 (Posts: 331; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)


what are you talking about?, I used paypal all the time and they have refunded me when I didnt get my purchase on ebay, there is seller protection as well as buyer protection if you follow the steps you should be covered.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:40 2

3. barondebxl (Posts: 102; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


LMAO that's messed up hahahahah.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:44 31

4. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 846; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


How could you not open the box?! Stupid people annoy me so much..

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:05 4

16. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


Just like in the ganster movies! Gotta check the goods...

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 03:58 1

28. Lyngdoh (Posts: 221; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


Too many iDiots living on this planet.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 07:10 2

45. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


so you must hate all the Apple users :)

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 08:56 1

52. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


We do! My wife uses a iP5 and I take the piss and call her nasty degrading and lowlife humiliated names that she really kicks off, goes mad! Then I ask "why the hell use Apple products if you can't take the humiliation" she says nothing....?
GOD what a disgrace she is to society! I really feel so disgusted and shamed when she pulls out her iPhone5

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 09:08 1

53. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7359; Member since: 14 May 2012)


She clearly deserves someone better than you. I really hope you were joking.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 09:22 1

55. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Smurf, do you honestly think Troll has a wife? C'mon bro, who would talk to their wife like that over a phone, or slander her as a woman, and disrespect her just for attention and green thumbs from these fanboy fools?

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 10:29

59. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


TROLL a "FANDROID"
Hrdcre ex Apple extreme hater. Just like
GmRacer
Droiddoes
TROLL
same category. But I have cooled down from before.
Dark do I give a toss about attention or thumbs. Dam no!!!!
Fandroids™®©

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 10:07 3

56. haseebzahid (Posts: 1801; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


shows what 3rd class mind you have there no respect to others yet ask for lot . what makes to think anyone will listen to you after you bash their choice of freedom.
in real life a real "lowlife humiliated" person is one who never respect others for their choice of freedom yet wants his choice as need of others.
and judging by your comments i doubt you ever had a friend let alone the girlfriend or wife.

damn impossible for even stay around a mad man like you.how can someone possibly marry you.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 10:35 1

60. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Plus 1 to that.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 21:25

71. chemhaz (Posts: 159; Member since: 04 May 2012)


This may sound awful s well, but I feel so embarrassed of my friends with iPhones, I step away from them and hang with my Droids.

But your a little extreme with your Mrs

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:45 18

5. whysoserious (Posts: 316; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


You know what they say; an apple a day gives a doctor a holiday.

But in this case, two apples that day gave the scammer a holiday. :))

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:14 3

18. Adithya7184 (Posts: 304; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)


ROFL!!!!

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 10:11

57. haseebzahid (Posts: 1801; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


but in that case a month vacation for sure

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:48

6. Muzhhur (Posts: 240; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)


Roflmao!

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:54

7. Sniggly (Posts: 6695; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


A good reverse example of this would be "P-p-p-powerbook!"

Something like this happened at our store once. Someone bought a big stereo system, took it out of the box, put a few cinder blocks in its place, and brought the box back and returned it for a full refund. They opened the box on the bottom so it looked like it was still sealed. The associates involved only found out later when they went to put it back on the shelf and when tilting the handtruck back, felt the blocks shift.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:58

9. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7359; Member since: 14 May 2012)


http://tinypic.com/r/2qk7yja/5

I never understand why people NEVER open the box. I always do when I buy phones from Craigslist.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 05:48

34. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2992; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


It's leaving me wanting to scream at that woman!
Not my money but her stupidity is nauseating.
I mean, she's there...and the seller is there. Why not take a quickie look just to make sure? She's paying heavy money...
Just classic salted stupidity.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 22:55 5

8. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


Well, she did buy Apple-related stuff after all...

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 23:10 4

10. jove39 (Posts: 1247; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


I have bought and sold phones/tabs(gs2, hox, iphone and ipad) from craigslist...never paid before I put my sim card in phone and make a call...people need to value their money...and not be dumb...when its like $1300 worth of stuff.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 23:15 4

11. gazmatic (Posts: 517; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


always inspect the merchandise

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 23:16 3

12. daniel_bargs (Posts: 323; Member since: 27 Nov 2010)


What if that was a bomb and you went to the airport? You could be risking the future of your family and yourself! Open the box and check if it is an iPhone or not. If it is, go away. But keep in mind you are still not sure if that is functional or not.

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 23:24 14

13. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5047; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


That woman should feel happy because she bought two limited edition Apples. What are the specs?
1.3 GHz Sweet & Sour Dual Taste Processor
1GB of Rotten Apple Mclntosh (RAM)
4 inch Rounded OVAL-shaped Retina Display
8MP iJuicy Camera
Designed in Brisbane , Assembled in China.

lol

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 23:41 8

15. iGeek (Posts: 106; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)


Planted in China ***

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:15 5

20. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7359; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Was this lame joke suppose to be funny?

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:41 4

22. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5047; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


If you have no sense of humor then it's okay! Nobody wants you to lol. lol

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 09:11 1

54. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7359; Member since: 14 May 2012)


You're not funny. Period.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 18:17

69. domiboy7 (Posts: 5; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)


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posted on 05 Aug 2013, 06:09 1

36. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Hope he doesn't try standup any time soon.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 06:25 1

38. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6135; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Yes it is lol.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 07:10

44. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


You'd laugh if someone said apple pie.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 08:11 2

51. Dorothy69 (banned) (Posts: 498; Member since: 21 May 2013)


OMG where's your sense of humor, I almost fell off my toilet!!

(oh iForgot, you probably haven't synced to iTunes yet today and "authorized" it in your accout!)

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 02:32 6

23. Nematc (Posts: 28; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)


I think if the culprit put 2 blackberries instead of 2 apples , the punishment will be more because of less specs.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 06:08 1

35. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Wow Xperia, we have a sense of humor, that joke just wasn't funny dude. Don't try to be a comic bro, they throw tomatoes at the bad ones.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 08:08

50. Dorothy69 (banned) (Posts: 498; Member since: 21 May 2013)


And just think about it, just like the actual iDudz, them Apples were spoiled from the get go.

I think we should invite that seller here to the U.S. and elect her to the Presidency; she seems like she'd be effective in neutralizing those fluffy little pesky farm animals. { I would say the "S" word but it's a baaa-haaa-haaa-aaad word here on PA and I know people have gotten baaa-haaa-haaa-aaaNed for it } !

posted on 04 Aug 2013, 23:40 3

14. Gaurav008 (Posts: 271; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


Bwahahaha! So much for brand symbols.
Troll Level: Iapple (literally)

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:13

17. yadu004 (Posts: 62; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)


Hasn't she heard of eBay? or any other popular on-line stores?..or couldn't she buy the phones from a recognized store just like regular buyers do?..-_-

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 00:21 3

21. djkhalid (Posts: 16; Member since: 01 Jul 2013)


wow thats just funny

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 02:56 1

25. boosook (Posts: 901; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


How can someone be so stupid?

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 03:03 4

26. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 627; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


Limit of Stupidity.. How can u NOT open the box, NOT turn on the phone & NOT use it before buying..?

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 04:06 2

29. Sondae (Posts: 182; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)


She should never been to much confident and trust first when someone is selling online because there are many liar and deceiver online selling some are fake product to. She sure have learn it in the hard way.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 04:24 2

30. aditya.k (Posts: 455; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)


Isn't it the same, even if it contained an iPhone? XD
JK! :D

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 04:38 4

31. skyline88 (Posts: 286; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)


iJunk for iDumb, nothing new

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 05:24

33. rakista301 (Posts: 5; Member since: 25 May 2013)


how stupid...well, I got a BRAND NEW white iPhone 5 64GB for a "too good to be true" price (for only 33k philippine pesos or 759 dollars)....

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 06:53

41. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Who cares!

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 06:24 4

37. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6135; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Never knew apple's were so expensive . This shows how people are dumb when buying Apple products on the street. Best story too date.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 07:16 1

47. darkkjedii (Posts: 10103; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


You use "too" when you should've used "to", and you call people dumb? Pot, meet Mr. Kettle.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 11:12

63. ibap (Posts: 681; Member since: 09 Sep 2009)


But you missed the fact that no apostrophe was needed in "apple's". It is a plural, not a possessive.

And I figure most typos don't get corrected because typing on glass and making corrections is such a pain. Prefering physical keyboards these days though, severely limits one's options.

posted on 05 Aug 2013, 08:06

49. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Very true Gadget+1

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