Should WildX buy an iPad?

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iPad?

Poll ended at 14 Oct 2019, 13:31

Yes
3
23%
No
9
69%
I am a Korean spy and will only endorse Samsung products
1
8%
 
Total votes: 13
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Should WildX buy an iPad?

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I want to buy an iPad. Mainly to play D&D with friends (with D&D Beyond, check it out, not sponsored) and to take notes at university.

Now, an iPad costs hundreds of pounds (or hundreds of any currency of your choice really) and while I'm at it I thought it would only make sense to add an Apple Pencil gen 2 into the mix which is about £100 on top of the initial price. The total would be something in the range of £800, maybe less with student discount. I can afford it if I tap into my savings, but should I?

I could decide for myself like a real adult, I could speak to people in my life that have always given me good advice, but instead I want to ask a bunch of anonymously-voting TMW players because WHY NOT THAT'S WHAT OFFTOPIC IS FOR.

Make life decisions for me.
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Why, no, of course no.
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Reid wrote: 10 Oct 2019, 13:35 Why, no, of course no.
You make a strong argument. Hard to disagree.
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LOL, someone actually voted 3 :lol:
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What kind of question is this? Of course you should not buy an i-Pad.
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I call Micksha as the Korean spy. I shall immediately start an investigation.
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You should buy a chinese tablet. I might be a chinese spy :alt-2:.
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no
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Buy an American tablet :alt-5:
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i love my ipad, could not live with out it!

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Honestly who cares about you all. I only need Prsm's validation.
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I hate Apple but yeah If you are going for a tablet you're better off with an iPad because only a small portion of android apps are optimized for tablets so you'd have to use portrait mode in some apps (normal phone UI but magnified to fill the screen), which is annoying if you attach a keyboard case.
You might want to consider a Thinkpad if you don't mind the extra heft
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but you cant play tmw on an iOS device...
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You're tapping into your savings to play d&d so no. Earn the money, save plenty of it and if you have enough for chilling use that.

You still take notes at the university anyway. If not rote memory is good for you. 8)

Edit: Also Archios says you can't play tmw on an iOS...
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I bought an iPad sorry :<
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