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$69.88 really?

Discussion in 'Okie Memorial Area' started by okie, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    Today at Wal Mart I saw a smartphone case, turn up the damn thing was 69.88. How the hell can this thing command that kind of price? I mean it was camo but other than that it didn't appear to be any thing special, I mean I paid like 15 bucks for the camo case for my Tundra:headscratch::dunno:
     
  2. Was it an Otter Box?

    The Otterbox Defenders are normally about $50+
     

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  3. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    Don't know what an Otter Box is my friend:embarassed:
     
  4. otterbox is the brand of the general go-to for rugged cases for smart phones.

    I have some issues with otterboxes and don't like them, much prefer trident cases myself.

    Okie - you know how retail works, most things are overpriced and underperforming - trident and otterbox deliver for the cost invested.

    I wouldn't be surprised if it was some knock off garbage trying to get people to pay oodles for nothing.
     
  5. It's a brand of cell phone case.

    http://www.otterbox.com/

    They are very good at protecting smart phones from clumsy idiots.
     
  6. ronin.45

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    If it was a LifeProof that's a great price. If it was an element vapor that's a steal!

    I don't think Walmart sells either of those though.
     
  7. Bill Keith

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    It's called Marketing, Okie:rofl: They figure just because you have a Smart Phone don't mean you are smart:wavey:
     
  8. thejellster05

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    My place of employment sells Lifeproofs for $80 and I think its probably worth it since its waterproof, dust proof, shockproof etc.

    Cheaper that a $650 Iphone without a contract when you break yours.
     
  9. mingaa

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    I broke the glass on my 3G then I bought the Otterbox.
     
  10. itstime

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    I paid more for my Lifeproof Okie. Then had to buy a belt clip separate. :(
     
  11. jay-bird

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    Magpul makes a pretty decent one for $9.99
     
  12. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    It looked like those anyway:supergrin:
     
  13. okie

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    I reckon you're right about that my friend:supergrin:
     
  14. Rinspeed

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    When I picked up my new phone the other day they had some cases with their own battery and they were $100. :faint:
     
  15. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    Ouch:alex:
     
  16. bigskinny

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    okie, it is a box to keep this guy in.:supergrin:




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  17. RCP

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    I bought an otterbox for my iphone 4 after my 3yr old got a hold of it and I had to spend $150 getting the screen replaced. Now I can let him play with it all the time and have no issues.

    In fact it did such a great job at protecting it that I bought one for my ipad too. Small investment to make to keep expensive stuff protected from daily life with a toddler in the house.
     
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  18. okie

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    Got'ya my friend:supergrin::rofl:
     
  19. Bren

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    Magpul is making an iphone case that looks a little like their magazines and AR parts, from the same plastic - they go for $9.99. I'll probably get one.
     
  20. okie

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    I saw that, they look pretty kool:thumbsup: