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Old 07-29-2011, 01:10 PM
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Default Some Dirtbag Stole My Fuze

I went out to my truck this morning to find the doors unlocked. I looked inside to find my 8GB Fuze, sunglasses and about $3 in change missing. I bought it on Black Friday in 2008 at Toys R Us for $49 brand new.

I poked around the net for prices and see the Fuze+ offered more than the Fuze. I loved my Fuze and would like to know if the Fuze+ is worth buying.

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Old 07-29-2011, 01:13 PM
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I've never owned a Fuze or Fuze+, but I believe the general consensus is that the original Fuze is the superior choice.
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Old 07-29-2011, 01:25 PM
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Agree, the original is better, the UI on the plus model sucks.

Edit: sad to hear about your loss, I hate thieves :/
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Old 07-29-2011, 01:31 PM
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I HATE thieves. If they spent as much effort and energy working they wouldn't have to steal from honest people.
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Why steal a $50 DAP anyway?
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Old 07-29-2011, 03:00 PM
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Why steal a $50 DAP anyway?
The thief stole $3 change, a $50 DAP must have looked like a huge pile of gold to him.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:25 AM
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Ah dude, that sucks big time.

Fuze+ sounds pretty great, strong build quality overall but for me and others, very twitchy/annoying touch controls.

To be fair, many folks have reported that Sandisk FW updates have helped out in this regard a lot so YMMV.

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Old 07-30-2011, 04:13 AM
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newegg has a recertified fuze for sale and amazon has some new ones


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16855125154

http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Sansa-...2017423&sr=1-2
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Old 07-31-2011, 11:10 AM
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Why steal a $50 DAP anyway?
They sell stuff like this at the flea market and buy drugs. They will steal anything they can sell.
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Old 08-01-2011, 09:41 PM
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I went to Best Buy to check out the Fuze+. The resolution seemed much better than the Fuze. I don't think I would know how I liked the UI until I bought it.

I stopped by Toys R Us to findd they are closing out all thier 8GB Fuze + in stock for $49. Choices...
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Old 08-02-2011, 11:17 PM
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I went to Best Buy to check out the Fuze+. The resolution seemed much better than the Fuze. I don't think I would know how I liked the UI until I bought it.

I stopped by Toys R Us to findd they are closing out all thier 8GB Fuze + in stock for $49. Choices...

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index...earchURL=false
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:41 AM
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dgb52, The link you sent is bad.

I stopped by a Toys R Us in teh way home from work. They didn't have any Fuzes in stock. The clerk printed out an inventory list for all ythe stores on the west coast. The ones near me had no units even though the electronic inventory said they did. It turns out they didn't know the diffrence between a Fuze and a Fuze +.

There is one last store that has all thier non-iPod MP3 players boxed up because of a remodel. They said to call back this weekend when the remodel is over and the stock reshelved.

The price is $69.99. I bought the first one for $49 brand new on a Black Friday sale.

I hate thieves.
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Old 08-03-2011, 12:39 PM
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I checked out the Fuze+ and the screen was nice, but trying to navigate was horrible. The controls seemed very kludgy.
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:06 PM
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I found a Toys R Us in the area that has a black 8GB Fuze for $69.99. It sucks paying $20 more for the identical item but I think I am stuck if I want a brand new one and not a refurbished model. Thanks to everyone for the help.

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