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Old 12-28-2013, 09:23 PM   #1
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TiVo's at local WalMart

Was wandering through the electronics department at the local WalMart this evening looking for a Toslink cable when I was very surprised to see TiVo's on the shelf! 1 Premiere and 2 Roamio's.

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Old 12-28-2013, 09:30 PM   #2
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Was wandering through the electronics department at the local WalMart this evening looking for a Toslink cable when I was very surprised to see TiVo's on the shelf! 1 Premiere and 2 Roamio's.

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How were the prices?
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Old 12-29-2013, 01:16 AM   #3
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I have seen Premieres at my local Wal-Mart since earlier this year at least. I walked down that aisle last time looking for something else a few days before Christmas and they were still marked at $149.99.
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The Premiere was $98 (said it was marked down from $148) and the Roamio's were $199.

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Old 12-30-2013, 02:41 PM   #5
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My local Walmart has a couple Premieres on the shelf at $79.
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Old 12-31-2013, 04:18 PM   #6
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The Premiere was $98 (said it was marked down from $148) and the Roamio's were $199.

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I wish people would make clear "what" model this is. Is it the two-turner or four-turner? State "I was in Wal-mart and the two-turner Premiere were $98.00" or "I was in Wal-mart and the four-turner Roamio were $199.00"
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I wish people would make clear "what" model this is. Is it the two-turner or four-turner? State "I was in Wal-mart and the two-turner Premiere were $98.00" or "I was in Wal-mart and the four-turner Roamio were $199.00"
How many turns does it take to get it home?
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:05 PM   #8
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All of the TiVos at Wal-Mart have been opened and returned dozens of times as Joe Six Pack found he needs to sign up with a credit card to get it ta work.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:40 PM   #9
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I wish people would make clear "what" model this is. Is it the two-turner or four-turner? State "I was in Wal-mart and the two-turner Premiere were $98.00" or "I was in Wal-mart and the four-turner Roamio were $199.00"
Well my original point was all about the fact that WalMart in my small town of 24,000 had TiVo's and wasn't about the price. If the prices had been lower, I would have paid more attention to the specific models.

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I wonder how many of them have been cannibalized with bad hard drives or power supplies and returned for a refund.
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