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Advise Please - Considering Apad or Epad

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banned6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
So my teenage son wanted an Ipad, i refused to pay the price. He now wants to get an "Apad or Epad" i assume this is a cheaper version judgeing by the ones i am following on ebay, made in china.

He wants it for the following reasons:
1) watch catch up tv
2) browsing
3) you tube
4) games
6) streaming
5) and to try act cool :)

as anyone got one that can shed me some feedback?

do they work over wifi? are they realible? whats the irobot? whats the benefits and negatives?

I personally would upgrade our netbook or laptop, howeveri think this may just be a novelty item, hence i am trying to talk him out of it and any views anyone as who as purchased one would be most welcomed.

thank you so much
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banned6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
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banned#1
he as both a laptop and netbook :( and only bought him a ps3 last week from here, yet the list goes on - looks like my reservations where right, no youtube or catch up tv, it wont be any good to him at all. looks like my answer will be a firm no, thank you for the quick reply and great advise.
#2
can watch youtube on their and go on bbc iplayer etc . . . just wants you tu waste money tbh! or try and be cool, lol

amykaur
he as both a laptop and netbook :( and only bought him a ps3 last week from here, yet the list goes on - looks like my reservations where right, no youtube or catch up tv, it wont be any good to him at all. looks like my answer will be a firm no, thank you for the quick reply and great advise.
#3
Find him a friend?
banned#4
yep - "muggins" springs to ming lol
#5
get him a gf hahaha, or just kick him out everynight (save some money on elecy bill) hahaha,
banned#6
DAMNOME
Find him a friend?


true friends are hard to come by
banned#7
curt889
get him a gf hahaha, or just kick him out everynight (save some money on elecy bill) hahaha,


lol nooo - i am happy a 14 year old boy prefers to stay in with his dear old mum rather then go out with his mates everyday of the week causing havoc upon our estate like a majority of boys and girls his age. :)
banned#8
amykaur
curt889
get him a gf hahaha, or just kick him out everynight (save some money on elecy bill) hahaha,


lol nooo - i am happy a 14 year old boy prefers to stay in with his dear old mum rather then go out with his mates everyday of the week causing havoc upon our estate like a majority of boys and girls his age. :)


http://i.fanpix.net/images/orig/j/p/jp0pccse27gj0pcg.jpg
#9
amykaur
DAMNOME
Find him a friend?
true friends are hard to come by

Christmas is coming...

And I agree with your son if he thinks you're a muggins
#10
you ask about Ipads and get called a bad mother !

welcome to HUKD (_;)
banned#11
He's got a laptop a netbook a ps3 and now he wants an iPad?

14 did you say?

Slap him round the face would be my advice.
#12
buy him a blow up doll hahaha, keep him quite for abit . . . lol
banned#13
bykergrove
He's got a laptop a netbook a ps3 and now he wants an iPad?



How many ways does a 14 year old need to watch porn?
1 Like #14
14?? Unbelievable it's not wonder the youth of today are all spoilt brats and job shy is it with mummy and daddy giving them everything they want!!!
#15
get him an ipod touch
banned#16
gbspurs
14?? Unbelievable it's not wonder the youth of today are all spoilt brats and job shy is it with mummy and daddy giving them everything they want!!!


Mate, not even crimbo yet.


Op if you guys do live on an estate that you mentioned was a little rough then you might as well create another thread for apps to find a stolen aPad/ePad/iPad/oPad/uPad.

Cause you'll need it in about a week.
banned#17
some great advise on this thread on the related topic

much appreciated.
banned#18
Eez1
get him an ipod touch


no he as his iphone
banned#19
amykaur
Eez1
get him an ipod touch


no he as his iphone


*dies*
#20
lol jesus.
#21
sell his laptop netbook and iphone and get an ipad.
banned#22
I'll revise my earlier advice due to new information.

Kill him. He's a bad egg. Cut your losses now.
banned#23
If you cant afford the quality, don't bother.
#24
Say NO for once.
#25
whos incharge u or ur son? even if money isnt an issue u should try setting a better example mum. encourage ur kid to commnicate less digitally. it`ll do him good in the long run.
#26
vibeone
If you cant afford the quality, don't bother.


This

And ignore the people regarding what he has already, they are jealous that you can afford your child decent gadgets.

But if he has a Netbook + Laptop, sell one or both and get an iPad with the money, no need for all three.
#27
lol a bubbleboy!!

i really think the answer no is your best bet here, or like another person said if youve got all this money to waste just wait till crimbo
banned#28
Yeah exactly OP - sell summit and get the quality gold.

This forum is populated by people who shop at home bargains - what would they know about ipads?!?!?!? They'd get kicked out of an apple store.

You should be listening to people like me - Im posting this on my own iPad. It actually works properly unlike the next tablet, apad, epad and whatever else the Chinese have dreamed up today.
banned#29
thanks vibeone

just listed his wii console on ebay and his old phones, this will contribute toward his ipad, i am going to get it as a gift - cant wait to see the smile on his face
#30
yeh we are all jealous like wotwot said. just imagine the fun im missing out on not owning an ipad =[[[[[[[[ lol give me a break. ur just breeding another loser mum, encourage ur son to go out, pay him if u have to. its better than buying him the latest gadget he can lock himself in his bedroom playing with. we dont need another vibe ;]
#31
amykaur
thanks vibeonejust listed his wii console on ebay and his old phones, this will contribute toward his ipad, i am going to get it as a gift - cant wait to see the smile on his face

Smile on his face?
that's him laughing at you!
banned#32
Op is a troll
banned#33
Eez1
yeh we are all jealous like wotwot said. just imagine the fun im missing out on not owning an ipad =[[[[[[[[ lol give me a break. ur just breeding another loser mum, encourage ur son to go out, pay him if u have to. its better than buying him the latest gadget he can lock himself in his bedroom playing with. we dont need another vibe ;]


ok slightly worried with your involvement within this thread and upon your opinions within being a parent, one must not be judged to be considered, does that even make any logic sense within your so called parential skills and upbringings.

for your understanding, my two son's both play sunday football, engage with school activities and work hard upon there studies. I am certainly proud of them both and should one choose to pay them a luxury item why must we need a explaination to keep our loved ones with a smile upon their face and a step within there walk.

i am not saying my parent skills are that which will suit with yours, however it works for me and my sons do well at school and never been in trouble...as of yet.

i didnt asdk for your advise on raising kids, i asked for your advise upon the related matter, however start your own thread and even write your own book that would be fantastic.

thank you
banned#34
bykergrove
Op is a troll


and thats based upon having an understanding of someone on a 5 minute script on hukd.

my o my - i could conclude bykergrove is naive and rather foolish and will not get any job of worth based upon judgements like that.

working in mcdonalds?? lol
banned#35
Advise != Advice
banned#36
bykergrove
Advise != Advice


well corrected --- a star.

thank you for your input and involvement within thread.
#37
Eez1
yeh we are all jealous like wotwot said. just imagine the fun im missing out on not owning an ipad =[[[[[[[[ lol give me a break. ur just breeding another loser mum, encourage ur son to go out, pay him if u have to. its better than buying him the latest gadget he can lock himself in his bedroom playing with. we dont need another vibe ;]


That's a crazy opinion you got there.

You have no idea what kind of Mum she is, and I'm sure she is a brilliant one.

What she buys for her child is irrelevant to this, if I'm making x amount of money and I had a kid I'd buy them something awesome all the time, period.
#38
Get him one of the newer version ones with faster cpu & will run flash & youtube, average £150 bin but if you watch loads of auctions & be patient for a good while you'll pick one up from between £110-130.
Like this one, Ebay: 190442072843
#39
why not sell his netbook and use towards the ipad? or offer to pay a %
i personally think its a good investment
banned#40
amykaur

my o my - i could conclude bykergrove is naive and rather foolish and will not get any job of worth based upon judgements like that.

working in mcdonalds?? lol


Spot on X)

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