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[Fido] Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant for $375.28 PREPAID-Bell/Rogers/Fido! (Oct 23/24 ONLY)

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Well I "bit the bullet" and just purchased one.

One small thing... I got hit with a $35 activation fee. BB CSR said it will be added to the first invoice. So, it's not just $50!
BUT I also got a $50 BB GC. :-0
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Firestorm wrote: This is fraud, not identity fraud.

If this is fraud, almost every on this forum had committed fraud one time or another....Think really hard before you call someone a fraud. Term should not be used lightly.
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Sep 5, 2003
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This is not fraud at all, but a loophole.
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Nov 28, 2007
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how is this a fraud??? is it illegal???
in the end Bell still would still make money off the phone
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a in yul wrote: just like ordering internet service free for 4 months then canceling; ohh wait; thats the dell deal on RFD that many have subscribed too... :)

Dont worry!

ill take a vacation to Teksavvy and then back to the Bell deals for a second helping!

what do you think about that ! JACK! ? :razz:
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Sep 14, 2006
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newfbc wrote: You are? And you're suggesting that people commit fraud to get a deal on a phone? Weird.

Ron.
He said he was from Quebec ...
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I got it too! Yeah I was hit with a $35 activation fee but I got a $50 gc so I came out with $15. Not that bad.

Due to this phone highly dying they offered a EPP plan and if you take it they can give you accessories on DISCOUNT! pretty crazy so idk... $9.99 a month is crazy. Though the couple next to me who got it they got crazy things half off like a $160 bluetooth head set for half off and invisishields for $10 off.
Amazing2 wrote: Well I "bit the bullet" and just purchased one.

One small thing... I got hit with a $35 activation fee. BB CSR said it will be added to the first invoice. So, it's not just $50!
BUT I also got a $50 BB GC. :-0
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iEye wrote: Dont worry!

ill take a vacation to Teksavvy and then back to the Bell deals for a second helping!

what do you think about that ! JACK! ? :razz:

ehehhe, methinks bell has a great promo worth it even at 30$...!!
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I was wondering if anyone can redirect me to the best shield for this phone?
(Screen and body?)
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deal_king wrote: Wrong. The contract terms are determined by the address you give on the contract, not on your physical location at the time the contract is signed.

Let me preface this by saying this is not legal advice, don't rely on anything written here.

DK, Are you sure? Maybe that is company policy currently, but contract law is another matter. If Bell decided to take this matter the other way, they may very well be in a legally sound positon to enforce their contract rights. If the contract is not formed in Quebec, the amendments to the Quebec Consumer Protection Act in Bill 60 are irrelevant.

When you go into Bestbuy, do you sign the documents on the spot, or is it done electronically?

If you sign the documents in the store, I believe the contract is formed in the current jurisdiction. This is a generally accepted principle of common law.

If done electronically, as is the case with instantaneous communication (e.g. telephone, email, fax, electronic submission) between principals, the contract is formed in the jurisdiction where the offeror (Bell) receives you acceptance of the contract (see Eastern Power Ltd. v. Azienda Communale Energia and Ambiente, 178 D.L.R. (4th) 409) and also the Electronic Commerce Act (Ontario).

Now, Bell may well in fact receive your electronic submission at their head quarters in Montreal, if so, then the contract can be said to have been formed in Quebec. However, they could also potentially receive your transmission at an Ontario office, in which case, again the contract would be formed in Ontario.

In any event, this is mostly an academic endeavour, as I find it unlikely that Bell would take these matters to court. They'd probably just send their debt to collections.
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drunkgoat wrote: Let me preface this by saying this is not legal advice, don't rely on anything written here.

DK, Are you sure? Maybe that is company policy currently, but contract law is another matter. If Bell decided to take this matter the other way, they may very well be in a legally sound positon to enforce their contract rights. If the contract is not formed in Quebec, the amendments to the Quebec Consumer Protection Act in Bill 60 are irrelevant.

When you go into Bestbuy, do you sign the documents on the spot, or is it done electronically?

If you sign the documents in the store, I believe the contract is formed in the current jurisdiction. This is a generally accepted principle of common law.

If done electronically, as is the case with instantaneous communication (e.g. telephone, email, fax, electronic submission) between principals, the contract is formed in the jurisdiction where the offeror (Bell) receives you acceptance of the contract (see Eastern Power Ltd. v. Azienda Communale Energia and Ambiente, 178 D.L.R. (4th) 409) and also the Electronic Commerce Act (Ontario).

Now, Bell may well in fact receive your electronic submission at their head quarters in Montreal, if so, then the contract can be said to have been formed in Quebec. However, they could also potentially receive your transmission at an Ontario office, in which case, again the contract would be formed in Ontario.

In any event, this is mostly an academic endeavour, as I find it unlikely that Bell would take these matters to court. They'd probably just send their debt to collections.
Let's nip this question of legality in the bud right now. This topic has been discussed dozens of times on HowardForums and official Fido and Bell reps have themselves suggested using Quebec addresses if you wish your termination fees to be determined by Bill 60. It is legal nor has there been a record of ANY Canadian cell company making an issue of it. Here are some of the links:

http://www.howardforums.com/showthread. ... st13826412

http://www.howardforums.com/showthread. ... st13839088

At this point, considering the above, if you wish to discuss this further, please create your own thread here: http://forums.redflagdeals.com/shopping-discussion-f74/

Stay on topic, guys. How many of you are a proud new owner of a Galaxy S?
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Jan 19, 2005
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OMFG, am I going to have to sell my ethics and morals to get one of these phones.

:twisted:

Lining up right now at the local BB.
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when is the motorola droid X coming
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mikka1989 wrote: when is the motorola droid X coming
I don't think the droid x is coming to canada.
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Just putting it out there, but if someone is getting a Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant from Bell, and aren't going to use it, i'd like to buy it from you.

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