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  1. Familyguy1

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    I just looked at the TB on the VZW site tonight and it said a 2 year contract was $199 and a 1 year was $229. This is weird because on Friday/Saturday I looked and 2 year was 249 and 1 year was 319.... I do not get any discounts that I know of....
     

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    I paid $229 for mine on a one year contract friday..
     
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    Stores still have $319 up as one year...odd...
     
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    My wife gets a "government" discount.. I probably should have stated that.. also, we are on a family plan.. Maybe that is the reason?
     
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    I'm still showing $249.99 and 319.99 for 1 and 2 year contracts respectively. I closed out my Verizon page (yeah it's always one of the tabs in Chrome) and opened it back up to make sure I didn't have a cached page. :thinking:
     
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    Interesting. I had that in chrome too. I just checked it in IE just to make sure and well it comes up with 2 year being $199 and a 1 year being $229. Thats a $90 drop in price for 1 year contract....
     
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    i get a govt discount as well. My phone cost me about $206 i believe when it was all said an done.

    I work for USPS myself, does she get the 23% off data, voice, an so much off accessories
     
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    Those were the prices people were getting with corporate discounts as I recall. If you don't mind, log out and see what the TB is listed at...

    I loaded it in IE as well...no difference.
     
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    Dad is a pilot for SouthWest Airlines and we do get a discount for that...but not $90...


    EDIT: UB Yeah you are right...its weird how its only showing until now though...but what constitutes a "corporate account".
     
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    To get my corporate discount through USPS, i had to scan an upload my work id badge with my pic an name on it to get them to give it to me. I could have did this instore, but i did it online.
     
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    I'm not sure, but I think some people were getting that deal in error. I manage a corporate account but I have to log in through "my business account". I got a $5 discount on my upgrade for my corporate affiliation with my personal line and I'm not sure why cause I only get discounts on the primary line (which ironically enough is listed as my wife's phone number).

    I'd jump on a 1 year contract at that price. You'll make money in a year when you eBay the Thunderbolt and be primed for the next wave of phones :)
     
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    I know....I just got to wait till Friday when my upgrade is due...hope it stays that way...
     
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    Weird...I get a gov't discount too but it's showing $239.99 for me. :(
     
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    Same for me too. It's really only a few bucks either way, no big deal. You a teacher?
     
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    Nope, I was in the Army Nat'l Guard. I'm not anymore, but I still get the discount - not sure if that's legit or not, but I don't feel bad since my hubby is a Guard lifer. :)
     
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    Same here, also getting a government discount and it is showing $239.99

    The site says I can upgrade at a discounted price now, but my NE2 discount is not eligible till Sep., so I guess I have to wait a few more months :(
     
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    Sounds legit to me, nunya.
     
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    Yeah, I think it is. After I posted that, I remembered that I went with my dad to help him pick out a phone and they asked him if he worked at any of the local factories. He said that he was retired from GE, and they just needed a stub from his pension check to give him the discount.
     

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