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Any appventcalendar-thing planned or out there

12-01-2012, 10:41 AM
#1
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Any appventcalendar-thing planned or out there

Are there any? Havent found them.
I know its 365 nowadays but sometimes the appvent was a cool time for some special-cool apps going free

regards, david

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12-01-2012, 10:54 AM
#2
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I was just mentioning that this morning. I guess in the "release today free tomorrow" market it's become obsolete but it was a fun holiday thing to do. Oh well, Merry Christmas David.

12-01-2012, 11:19 AM
#3
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Originally Posted by ipod_david View Post
Are there any? Havent found them.
I know its 365 nowadays but sometimes the appvent was a cool time for some special-cool apps going free

regards, david
I seen one on freeappslots for spins but you get holiday apps.
12-01-2012, 12:41 PM
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I am surprised and saddened by this absence.
12-01-2012, 12:45 PM
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Same here when I first got my iPod4 two and a bit years ago I was excited and happy at the advent calander stuff and apples 12days of Christmas but now EVERYTHING goes free and all the time, it's kind of took the magic away
12-01-2012, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by CygnetSeven View Post
I was just mentioning that this morning. I guess in the "release today free tomorrow" market it's become obsolete but it was a fun holiday thing to do. Oh well, Merry Christmas David.
Well, there is an Appvent2012 app, but you can find the price drops without it.

Cygnet, do you remember the first Appvent Calender site? I think it was the first. I got some real gems; IIRC, Wheeler's Treasure, Libra Balance (the developer of which os still active here)...err, I forget the rest.

I think I'll check to see if there is an archive of that web page available. Good memories. Simpler times for ios gaming.
12-01-2012, 03:31 PM
#7
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What is this appventcalendar thingy for all of us newbies?
12-01-2012, 03:41 PM
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What is this appventcalendar thingy for all of us newbies?
Back in the day before all apps went free, it was an advent calendar but for apps and each day of December a different game would be free and back then it was special unlike now because you can just wait a week or two and everything will be free anyway.
The only reason to buy apps these days is if your really impatient like me and need games right now
12-01-2012, 03:52 PM
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Thanks. Glad there's this forum then!
12-01-2012, 06:12 PM
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Is this in anyway way related to what you all are talking about?