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Old 29 November 2008, 10:50   #1
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So in what universe does it cost $13 to ship a jewel case across the Atlantic?
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Old 29 November 2008, 10:58   #2
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? it's normal for airmail ? you never bought stuff from europe before ?
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Old 29 November 2008, 10:58   #3
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I'd ask some US eBay sellers the same when sending something similar to the UK
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Old 29 November 2008, 11:09   #4
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? it's normal for airmail ? you never bought stuff from europe before ?
Plenty of times, but most of those times they give you other, saner choices besides arimail.

This kind of stuff isn't exactly urgently needed most of the time, I think I can wait for the damn boat in the interests of saving a buck or two.
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Old 29 November 2008, 11:15   #5
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maybe you can find cgx from softhut ?
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It is nice that Germany is just about 125 miles away for me
I paid about 200DKR or 35USD the one time that I bought from Vesalia. But there was a LOT more than just a cd-case..
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EAB seems to have a new troll - papa november


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Old 29 November 2008, 21:28   #8
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I really shouldn't complain, as SoftHut's price is mich higher even with the shipping.

I shouldn't make a big deal about the shipping either- Everyone does it, and it's probably the only way they make a buck on anything. Sorry about that.
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Old 30 November 2008, 11:41   #9
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So in what universe does it cost $13 to ship a jewel case across the Atlantic?
thats cheap

13 US$ are 10 Euro
- 19% vat
= 8,40 Euro
- stamp 8 Euro
= 0,40 Euro for all other costs
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First I see papa november slagging Amigakit and now Vesalia. Geez, where's the love?
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It is nice that Germany is just about 125 miles away for me
I paid about 200DKR or 35USD the one time that I bought from Vesalia. But there was a LOT more than just a cd-case..
Note that you are off-EU
I'd pay the same dough to ship to Switzerland. Hence most German sellers will not accept Swiss bidders. Some go moaning about "discrimination", but they live in a non-EU country, so if they want to complain they gotta emigrate eh
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Mostly I just buy beer from germany, you know us danes
Drive to Germany, fill your car with beer (mostly) and a little other stuff
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I just noticed something - Vesalia's store software seems to use an old exchange rate when browsing and even calculating shipping, but it looks like it uses a more up-to-date rate when actually paying. Oops.

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First I see papa november slagging Amigakit and now Vesalia. Geez, where's the love?
I just had a really crappy day, I guess. Won't happen again.
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Old 21 December 2008, 18:56   #14
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Dont buy stuff from Vesalia. It's a crap company. I only got half my order, and when i tried to contact them they just ignored my, so that was a expensive amiga device I got...I will never use them again...
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Old 21 December 2008, 19:00   #15
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Dont buy stuff from Vesalia. It's a crap company. I only got half my order, and when i tried to contact them they just ignored my, so that was a expensive amiga device I got...I will never use them again...
Very subjective post. Never had problems with Vesalia, plus they always answered my mails.
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Very subjective post. Never had problems with Vesalia, plus they always answered my mails.
Yes, me too!
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Old 21 December 2008, 23:34   #17
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The ACard i ordered from them cost 53,9€ at the time, but when i had paid the order the price jumped to 85,9€! AFTER i had paid they send a sorry-email to me about the price:

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"We have just noticed that we are selling those adapters below our own
price, which is certainly not a good idea." etc.

It's not MY fault they have a lower price in there and i've just paid it already. So i was a little pissed but will pay the extra amount to get that damn converter...
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Old 22 December 2008, 01:41   #18
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The ACard i ordered from them cost 53,9€ at the time, but when i had paid the order the price jumped to 85,9€! AFTER i had paid they send a sorry-email to me about the price:

(blabber)
"We have just noticed that we are selling those adapters below our own
price, which is certainly not a good idea." etc.

It's not MY fault they have a lower price in there and i've just paid it already. So i was a little pissed but will pay the extra amount to get that damn converter...
Is it too late to just cancel? You're basically paying CFPowerMonster prices for a run-of-the-mill ACard.
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Thanks for the tip! I actually sent a cancellation message to Vesalia and used "buy-it-now" on Ebay. The amount 85,9€ is now reduced to roughly 31€ (incl. postage!) so i've saved a bunch of euros

Maybe i start hangin' around Fleabay more often...
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Old 28 December 2008, 12:59   #20
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Thanks for the tip! I actually sent a cancellation message to Vesalia and used "buy-it-now" on Ebay. The amount 85,9€ is now reduced to roughly 31€ (incl. postage!) so i've saved a bunch of euros

Maybe i start hangin' around Fleabay more often...
Yes, I find a disturbance in the force. How they can justify an almost 50% increase in price is just daft... although if they can see a demand then greed has probably got the better of them
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