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Offbeat News: People trampled buying used laptops


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#1 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 07:49 PM

A crowd rushes through an open gate, some falling down, all hoping to get a cheap iBook at the Richmond International Raceway complex in Richmond, Va.. The Henrico County public school system was selling students' used laptop computers for $50 each.

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 09:33 PM

It appears your source archived the press item already. Here is another link that works as of 8/21/05:

http://www.wavy.com/Global/story.asp?S=3729021

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#3 yano

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 10:03 PM

Sorry to crash both of your parties, but neither link works. :thumbsup:

These work:
http://www.boston.com/business/technology/...argain_laptops/
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/081...terriot-ON.html

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 10:09 PM

jgweeds link works!
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Posted 21 August 2005 - 10:31 PM

Hm.. it didn't work for me. And still doesn't. Oh well, might be my end.

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 01:09 AM

A crowd rushes through an open gate, some falling down, all hoping to get a cheap iBook at the Richmond International Raceway complex in Richmond, Va.. The Henrico County public school system was selling students' used laptop computers for $50 each.


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