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Computers & Entertainment

A Warranty Isn’t What it Used to Be

Posted on August 25, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Electronics | Leave a Comment

Many years ago when I started this business pretty much everything I sold had a warranty of 1 year or better. Nearly all those items could be returned to my distributor for repair/replacement. During the last few years though there’s been quite a shift in the way a warranty is handled, most items […]

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New Movies today

Posted on August 24, 2010 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

Lots of new releases today:
Abandoned (Blu too)
The Back-up Plan (Blu too)
After.Life (Blu too)
Cash (Blu too)
The Joneses
City Island
$5 a Day

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Happy Anniversary!

Posted on August 20, 2010 - Filed Under Business | 1 Comment

Gator Byte turns 11 today and we’re celebrating with a No Tax sale. Today and tomorrow (Aug 20th & 21st) all prices in the store are HST included!
We’ve survived another year and are planning for many more. The loss of the ferry this year hasn’t affected us too much (as we expected) and […]

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What Would I Do with Triple the Space?

Posted on August 17, 2010 - Filed Under building, Business | Leave a Comment

Just for shits and giggles I called up the leasing agent for the old Movie Gallery location, wondering how much the rent is there. I knew it was going to be high but it never hurts to ask. The space is much bigger, 3600 sq. ft. compared to the 1200 sq. ft. we’re […]

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New Releases

Posted on August 17, 2010 - Filed Under DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

New releases in today, August 17, 2010
Furry Vengeance (also on Blu)
The Last Song (also on Blu)
The Assassin Next Door
Lost: Unraveling the Mystery

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Basement Sale soon?

Posted on August 16, 2010 - Filed Under Business, sale | Leave a Comment

What do you think? I’ve got stuff cluttering up the basement and every once in a while I bring some of it up to put for sale, when I can find room for it. But I was thinking the other day, I should just straighten out the basement a little, make it so […]

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Smell From Harbour

Posted on August 15, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

If you are in our store and find that the store smells fishy – that’s because of the ocean and the tide going out.  For some reason it was worst on Saturday – during Shark Scramble  – no one complained but mannn!! we wanted to puke  – luckily by closing the door and spraying some […]

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Review Of First Tournament – Magic

Posted on August 14, 2010 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Entertainment, gaming | Leave a Comment

So how did it go?  pretty awesome – we had like 12 people that showed up – including myself and some friends who hung around.  Some came by but didn’t join in the game.  We started at about 5.15pm and ended close to 9pm.   Everyone went home pretty happy i would like to think – […]

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Friday The 13th!

Posted on August 13, 2010 - Filed Under Amused, Business | Leave a Comment

Yes ! it’s Friday the 13th today and everytime we get a Friday 13th – the store is always busy – very weird eh.  Yes!  we’ve noticed too – so we kinda expected it to be really busy and true enough – it is busy.  As i sit and have my lunch at 3.45pm – […]

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New Releases for August 10

Posted on August 10, 2010 - Filed Under DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

New releases on DVD today are pretty slim pickin’s.
Date Night
Death at a Funeral

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Find Our Advertisement

Posted on August 8, 2010 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment, gaming, This Town | Leave a Comment

Yes! we advertised !  so if you find our advertisement – you will know that there is a special going on.  We won’t tell you where we’ve advertised of course – then that would be way too easy.  We figured we should since Movie Gallery is officially closed and so is 10 to 10 – […]

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Revamping The Store

Posted on August 4, 2010 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Entertainment, This Town | Leave a Comment

If you haven’t been in to Gator Byte lately – then you haven’t seen the new shelving in our store – yes – the time of the year again – to revamp the store and give it a fresher look.  Plus, we know a lot of our new customers are from Movie Gallery – and […]

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August 3rd DVD releases

Posted on August 4, 2010 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

New release DVDs for August 3rd
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (also on Blu)
The Job
The Ghost Writer
Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town

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