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post #1 of 46
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I'm railing on Amazon for several reasons:

1.) I ordered a Corsair Obsidian 650D on April 18th,
2.) The original shipping window was May 5th - 25th,
3.) It still hasn't shipped,
4.) The product webpage says they're in stock,
5.) In that timespan, I've only pestered them once about it,
6.) I just received an "approval" request to indefinitely postpone the shipment.

You think they're trying to screw me or hoping I'll cancel the order?
Edited by elemings - 5/24/11 at 12:27pm
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post #2 of 46
Did you choose super saver shipping?
 
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post #3 of 46
if its taking a month i would cancel regardless. they may not be screwing you over but its just bad practice and they don't deserve my business.
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post #4 of 46
you do know that most shipping companies take about a week at most to deliver a package

so today is the 24. add 5 business days, it'll be about the 31st.

is that close to may 5th? no.

have some patience


edit: also, your title is misleading. anybody who pays for shipping/prime knows how fast amazon is.
    
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post #5 of 46
You should have cancelled a long time ago. I have bought 20 computer items from Amazon and it only took a few days at most to ship.
post #6 of 46
I ordered my Silverstone FT02 through Amazon and used super saver shipping and still got it within 4 days or so.

It's hard to badmouth Amazon as a whole because it actually is a collection of a whole bunch of smaller businesses working through the Amazon interface. The issue you are having probably has nothing to do with Amazon itself.

I would cancel the order. Honestly I probably would have canceled if it took over a week. I can't believe you've been this patient.
    
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post #7 of 46
you can also keep in mind that other companies sell through amazon too

edit: woops, mentioned above me.

i would cancel...but they dont even charge you until it's shipped
    
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post #8 of 46
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post
Did you choose super saver shipping?
Initially yes. The one time I asked for a shipping update, the rep upgraded it to standard shipping. Lot of good that's done.

I've been so patient to this point because I've also been waiting on other WC parts from Germany. Now that they're on their way, my patience has run out.
Edited by elemings - 5/24/11 at 11:49am
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post #9 of 46
You just had 1 bad experience. They are by far the best pc hardware store IMO.
post #10 of 46
What kind of shipping did you choose? All my orders were Prime since i have Prime, and they were usually shipped out within 1-2 days and arrived in 1-2 days as well. Also, if it says estimate shipping May 5th - May 25th then you should expect the last ship out date is May 25th then + the shipping time ( 2 days for Prime and longer for other options).
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