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Old October 26, 2012, 11:18 AM
Mars Mars is offline
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Originally Posted by Caldezar View Post
*UPDATE* - I went to a Wind Mobile store to have a chat with them, and I just found out that they won't let me buy a Galaxy S3 outright in cash and start a plan. I HAVE to use the WindTAB feature they have. That's retarded... I'm offering to pay full price for the phone and they wont let me. Not sure if I like that as I REALLY don't want to be tethered to a cell phone company for any reason.
Well, there's no real downside to the tab, you can cancel at any time, and you'll just be on hook for the part of the phone that you didn't pay in full at the start.

However, you should be able to to buy phones straight-up anyway - you probably went to a dealership which gets more kickbacks for signing up people on tabs than they do for selling phones, you shouldn't have this problem at a corporate location.
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