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post #81 of 90
Ugh I can remember when I could fill up my Honda Civic for like $20 in the 1990s.
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You talk about high shipping costs ? Living in Norway, you have to pay for shipping, toll, MVA (VAT). All that just to get something from a different country.

You Canadians have it quite easy.
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the guys who live in US are so so so so lucky while I'm in Canada.

No matter what pruduct I purchase, performance pcs/frozen cpu/sidewindercomputer/jab tech/aquatuning will charge me AT LEAST 30 bucks as shipping fee. If I buy a large item such as 1 or 2 480/560 radiator(s) or some tubing, the fee goes to 60+.

The only canadian stores NCIX/dazmode have much less choices. And they are somewhat overpriced.

In addition, I need to wait at least 5 days if I choose Express or 10+ days if I chooes regular shipping method.

Just want to know which store do you ppl live in canada choose?
Well, At least you can get your assured goods safely, I have to pay a huge amount for better gear, usually 500 to 2k PHP for me to get it here, thats through the Post office (which is insanely long, 1 to 3 months), Not to mention the chance of it being lost or stolen, lastly, the Import/Customs Fee.
   
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post #84 of 90
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I just wrote a letter to the members of Parliament asking if they'll waive the $50 tax Canadians have to pay when buying the yearly Computer Hardware Catalogue (which is mandatory for ordering computer hardware).

And when I buy my catalogue this year, I hope it comes in 6-8 weeks this time so I can start ordering some hardware so the Eskimo Service can deliver them to my house within 3-4 months.

Here's wishing things work out well this year
Huh?You guys have to pay 50 for a catalog that you have to buy before you can purchase pc hardware?Even if using a site like Tiger Direct or Newegg?
    
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post #85 of 90
In the last month.

-Ordered 2 keyboards from EliteKeyboards: 11 business from California to Canada, so 14 days total. LOL

-Ordered something form Hong Kong! Got it in 3 days. Yes, 3 days from Hong Kong to Canada... And for alot less money then shipping form California... Sigh

-Ordered something form England, got in 4 days.

USA to canada is pretty stupid. Taking waaaay too long, and way too much money. It's not normal.

So much for a free-trade agreement.
    
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post #86 of 90
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Huh?You guys have to pay 50 for a catalog that you have to buy before you can purchase pc hardware?Even if using a site like Tiger Direct or Newegg?
lol, it was all a joke



Quote:
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You talk about high shipping costs ? Living in Norway, you have to pay for shipping, toll, MVA (VAT). All that just to get something from a different country.

You Canadians have it quite easy.
No, we don't have it easy. Toronto is the biggest city in the country, we're an hour away from the one of the biggest cities in the world (New York) yet we pay shipping prices like we live in the north pole or something. AND we have garbage product selection.
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For some bizarre reason Montreal has insanely cheap prices, to the point where things sell for new prices there what they would sell for, used, here in Vancouver.
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post #88 of 90
Same as Edmonton is stupidly expensive where I've bought stuff on OCN, used it for 6 months, and sold it for profit.

Sad day though. I filled up my bike, cost me 15$
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Lol I live in the US and I usually get jacked on shipping cuz I live hawaii
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post #90 of 90
Sucks that most of the best water-cooling stuff has to be purchased through a USA store.
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