Buyer's Remorse thread: Tech stuff mainly

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  1. pc747

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    We all been there, you go to the store (or website), pick up your item, checkout, rush through traffic or tear it open in the car, and for whatever reason you end up closing it back up and asking for your money back. The reality is that not everything lives up to our expectations. Whether it was a result of over ambitious expectations or the manufacturer overselling their product, we were not pleased enough to keep it. But not all the time we take something back it was from our expectations failing to be met. There are times where other circumstances require us to forfeit the item, whether it be money, or other things involved (ie those of us on a budget buying and then realizing how much of a squeeze the purchase will put on us that month).

    So what items have you bought that you immediately took back and why?
     
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    I didn't take it back but I do regret buying my Martian Notifier.
    As a watch; I stopped wearing watches decades ago for telling me the time.
    As a notifier; my S is SO far advanced over being just a notifier I couldn't settle for just notifications and very limited ability to interact with the phone.

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    Engagement ring, not tech but I wanted to take it back right away.

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    Sorting through stuff now and stumbled upon my FitBit Flex. I wore it for maybe 5mo and then it just got annoying to wear and was constantly coming off when I was playing basketball. Easily my biggest tech regret purchase.
     
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    Oh I can add that too and my moto 360. This is where the 360sleeps. [​IMG]

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    I luckily hit the air brakes and she went right by.

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    Hah funny, I was considering a moto360 when there was a deal for it a few weeks back, but I'm not a fan of wearing things on my wrist.
     
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    $250 wasted. Oh well I've blown more at a strip club in a night.
     
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    Thought you sold that?

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    I did that too, the first time and felt the same feeling, probably not as fast... But it was a royal pain getting it back, had to spread a "I'll love you, and your family forever lie" to get it back in my hands and my pocket, her tears didn't get it back on her hand that time...
    Luckily I "learnt my lesson" and chose wisely the last time...
    Most any Tech is always a feeling of, why did I buy this, after a few months...