Gator Byte

Computers & Entertainment Since 1999

No Traffic

Posted on May 31, 2007 - Filed Under Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

Damn what a slow day. Hardly any traffic here down town. At least the people that have come in did spend money, so it could be worse. Starrs Road wasn’t that busy either though when I went for food, so at least it’s not only us.New outdoor flea market starting up this Sunday so we’re […]

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Woohoo! My first payment!

Posted on May 29, 2007 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Good news today, I received my first payment for sponsored blogging. From bloggerwave no less!I must admit, I was a little leery of them since I’ve heard that they don’t pay as promised. But I kept with them anyway since all I had to lose was the time it took to write the posts. Glad […]

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Town Moving

Posted on May 25, 2007 - Filed Under Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

This week has been relatively slow, not many people calling or bringing stuff in to sell. Had someone in yesterday though who is moving out west, and wants to sell his computer, TV, entertainment center, movies, games.. just about everything.Pretty common occurrence around here lately, people moving out west. Mostly to Calgary, I think half […]

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No Tax sale over

Posted on May 22, 2007 - Filed Under sale | Leave a Comment

The no tax sale weekend went fairly well, generating a decent amount of sales compared to previous weekends. We’ll do it again sometime when Larry gets hungry again.In the meantime we’ll be doing a sale on used DVDs and video games, not quite sure on the details yet, but I’ll post that later in the […]

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Kalamaf Drackonsbane

Posted on May 18, 2007 - Filed Under gaming | Leave a Comment

I’ve decided to kick up my old gaming blog again, nothing special really, just a place where I talk about whatever game/s I’ve been playing lately. Also discussed are computer upgrades I’ve done or would like to do.Kalamaf is the name I’ve been using in games for about the last 8 years, since EverQuest 1 […]

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Bruce Willis

Posted on May 17, 2007 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Well now, lived up to it’s name recently when actor Bruce Willis dropped in, anonymously at first, to talk about his new movie Live Free or Die Hard and the fact that it’s only going to have a PG-13 rating. And yes, for you skeptics out there, it was proven to be the real […]

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The trend Continues

Posted on May 16, 2007 - Filed Under Business, sellers | 1 Comment

Wow, I’ve been open for less than half an hour and 4 people have tried to sell things already. Keeping a list today, maybe we’ll break yesterdays record! (P) – Called to ask if we’re buying (S) – Came into store to see if we’re buying 1 (P) – DVDs 2 (P) – DVDs 3 […]

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Lakeview Larry & the No Tax Sale

Posted on May 15, 2007 - Filed Under Business, lakeview larry, sale | Leave a Comment

HEY! Remember me? I’m Lakeview Larry, the Gator Byte mascot, and I used to be known for ‘tearing huge chunks off their prices’. Those were the good ol’ days, but most people have forgotten about me now. No one even calls to ask for poor old Larry anymore. Well, I guess I’m gonna have to […]

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Sellers more than Buyers

Posted on May 15, 2007 - Filed Under Business, Ranting, sellers, This Town | Leave a Comment

  It is freaking unbelieveable..!!! I know i’ve written not too long ago.. about ppl wanting to sell more than buy.. at our store.. !   I want you to guess .. how many ppl came in .. or called to sell stuff.. just today alone..??? 27!! one sold his PS2, some games, controller .. […]

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Cheap & Easy shelving

Posted on May 14, 2007 - Filed Under Uncategorized | 2 Comments

So, I was running out of room for new movies and it was time for a new look in the movie rental section anyway, so after a bit of planning I came up with some simple and cheap shelf ideas. The material list is short:4 – 8′ 2×4 2 – 4′ 1×6 1 sheet of […]

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Defective Customers

Posted on May 14, 2007 - Filed Under Business, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

As you all know.. the store .. sells all sorts of stuff.. for the convenience of our customer.. be it .. a headphone.. or batteries.. or glowsticks. You asked and we try to have it in store.. the next time you need it. And yes.. we warranty our goods.. if they are defective. But that […]

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Canada is Good

Posted on May 12, 2007 - Filed Under Amused, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

A customer was in .. to enquire about formatting his notebook/laptop. Oh .. by the way.. he was supposedly to go to our “friendly” neighbour’s computer store… but came to us instead.. because he thought we were them (we did tell him we are not ok.. we honest one ok.. not like what “one” ex-goblin […]

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Posted on May 11, 2007 - Filed Under Amused, Business, This Town | Leave a Comment

    Can be found on Gator Byte’s website the below.. updated on the 1st May 2007.   “Shocking news today, I received a letter from the Yarmouth Court which included a cheque for $30 restitution from Tara & Avery (2 of our shoplifters from over a year ago). So, I guess things some eventually […]

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Posted on May 6, 2007 - Filed Under Business, This Town, Weather | Leave a Comment

The weather hasn’t been too bad of late. In fact we have the door open during the day. Most customers that we know.. are also going camping this weekend. I love the good weather.. donch get me wrong.. but with the good weather… it also means.. that ppl are doing outdoorsy stuff more.. and not […]

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