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    Default Greetings from the Netherlands!

    Hi guys, I'm new here and I thought I'd introduce myself!

    I'm 'AverageNinja' (but feel free to call me Ninja or AN ), I'm 17 years old and I currently reside, as you can see in the title, in the Netherlands. I'm new to Android (actually I'm picking up my first Android phone in a few weeks), and I thought I'd give this community a go! I'm on various other forums, but this is my first forum related to Smartphones and all, so please be gentle with me.

    I'm looking forward to getting to know you all!

    See you guys around
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    Default Re: Greetings from the Netherlands!

    Welcome to the forums Ninja! Which device are you getting?

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    Greetings and Salutations.

    Mav.

    I don't know half of you half as well as I should like,
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    Default Re: Greetings from the Netherlands!

    Wow, thanks for the fast replies guys!

    I'm getting a Nexus 5, still debating about whether I should get the 16 or the 32GB version and which case I want (import a Tubia Melody, wait for a Cruzerlite Androidified comes back in stock or pay a higher price for a Spigen Neo Hybrid). Though I kinda need it fast because my current device (iPod Touch 4g) is taking its last breaths
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    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    Wow, thanks for the fast replies guys!

    I'm getting a Nexus 5, still debating about whether I should get the 16 or the 32GB version and which case I want (import a Tubia Melody, wait for a Cruzerlite Androidified comes back in stock or pay a higher price for a Spigen Neo Hybrid). Though I kinda need it fast because my current device (iPod Touch 4g) is taking its last breaths
    Excellent choice! I'm jealous as the Nexus 5 isn't available to my carrier here in the states! Lol

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    Aye! I've had my eye on this phone from the moment it released, but the horror-stories of the cracked screens always kind of put me off. Now that I really need a phone, I've started researching more and found out that even a basic case can protect the phone really well, so that's what really set my mind on it!

    Can't you buy one unlocked though? That's what I'm doing! I'm going to be using my old (Prepaid... Yup...) SIM-card in it (cutting it to fit in the slot), and I'll switch to a contract in a few months (maybe even with 4G)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    Aye! I've had my eye on this phone from the moment it released, but the horror-stories of the cracked screens always kind of put me off. Now that I really need a phone, I've started researching more and found out that even a basic case can protect the phone really well, so that's what really set my mind on it!

    Can't you buy one unlocked though? That's what I'm doing! I'm going to be using my old (Prepaid... Yup...) SIM-card in it (cutting it to fit in the slot), and I'll switch to a contract in a few months (maybe even with 4G)
    Verizon doesn't play well with unlocked devices unfortunately

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    Default Re: Greetings from the Netherlands!

    Quote Originally Posted by mumfoau View Post
    Verizon doesn't play well with unlocked devices unfortunately

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    I see, that sucks mate
    Well, there's probably coming a Nexus 6 in november, so maybe that's coming to Verizon then?
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    Welcome to the forums!

    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    I'm getting a Nexus 5, still debating about whether I should get the 16 or the 32GB version
    If you can afford it, the 32. No question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Welcome to the forums!



    If you can afford it, the 32. No question.
    Thanks man!

    Well, I have a deal with my parents (because I need to start paying health insurance and college tuition in a few months, not because I'm a spoiled brat ), we'll split the costs, so the 32Gb Version shouldn't be a problem. Only problem is the availability: I prefer retail stores, so that's going to be a pain in the rear-end :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    I prefer retail stores, so that's going to be a pain in the rear-end :/
    And probably pay more than Play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    And probably pay more than Play.
    Prices aren't that bad in the stores here actually! I can find the 16GB version for the same price or even a bit less in retail stores. Not sure the 32GB version is even available in retail stores here though :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    Prices aren't that bad in the stores here actually! I can find the 16GB version for the same price or even a bit less in retail stores. Not sure the 32GB version is even available in retail stores here though :/
    Well, best of luck. If you are careful with which apps you load, 16 may not be that bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Well, best of luck. If you are careful with which apps you load, 16 may not be that bad.
    Thanks man!

    I'll certainly keep an eye out for the 32 GB version, I might go to a T-Mobile store, assuming you can buy unlocked phones there. I think they have the 32GB version in stock
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    Default Re: Greetings from the Netherlands!

    Thanks for the warm welcome guys! I'm already loving this community
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