Joining the Thunderbolt crowd tomorrow!

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  1. llgeg

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    Hello all! I am beyond excited to get the Thunderbolt tomorrow. I got an amazing deal that I couldn't pass up. It will be my first smartphone, so I am feeling a bit overwhelmed reading some of the posts. Root, widgets, etc etc. Not sure what I "need" to do for this baby.

    A few things if you don't mind, I am looking at cases, and would love recommendations for both cases and screen protectors. I'd like a thin case, nothing too bulky. Do the mirrored screen protectors work well?

    Just a general survey, what are your favorite widgets?

    Also, are the off brand car chargers/home chargers just as good?

    Thanks!

    Janet
     
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    In terms of screen protectors I've always gone with anti-glare/anti-fingerprint ones. I hate fingerprints on my devices so they're my favorite.

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    Whats the amazing deal you got? care to share :icon_ banana:
     
  4. llgeg

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    Sure! :) I only paid $70. I re-upped for a 2yr contract, but I do that every time.
     
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    I'd get one if I only had to pay $70. That is a sweet deal.

    Sent from somewhere...
     
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    As far as cases, the Seidio Innocase Surface looks really nice. But I can't find anyplace local that sells them so that I can check one out in person.

    The TB feels very slippery to me, so I really want something rubberized before I drop it!
     
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    How u get it for 70 :icon_eek:
     
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    That's my issue, I don't really want to order a case online unless I can physically feel/see it first.
     
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    I called initially and spoke with sales, then when they only offered me an additional $50 off, I asked to be transferred to their retention/loyalty department. ;) They were great, and gave me an additional credit which brought the cost down to $70.00.
     
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    Your good :hail:
     
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    LOL, thanks, I just explained my situation and said I couldn't afford to pay $250.00.
     
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    Everybody get that? I find this works in a lot of places, and the OP said the magic words: "I can't afford that." You don't threaten to go to a competetitor because the deal is better, you simply say you can't afford it.

    These magic words have kept me on a 6-month promo price for my home Telephone and Internet for going on 2 years now. Each time the period is up, I call right back.

    I've also had luck with my Satalite TV service, and with a hospital bill after my daughter was born (they took an extra 25% off after I agreed to pay now).

    It never hurts to ask!