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Old 10-29-10, 08:23 PM
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Is shipping taking longer?

I had a couple of BDs shipped to me on the 19th and they have yet to arrive. I would always get my movies a no later than a week after they were shipped before but this seems to be taking entirely too long. Have they changed their shipping type?
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Old 10-29-10, 08:59 PM
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I had one order ship on the 20th and received it on the 22nd. I had another order also ship on the 20th and it has yet to arrive.
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The last two BDs that I've ordered (Se7en & The Exorcist) were back ordered on release date (say what?) and took an extra week or two to get in stock... But, once they shipped, it was about five days, give or take. So, Business as usual here on the shipping.

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Old 10-29-10, 09:31 PM
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They tend to use media mail which *can* be much slower depending on the distribution center(s) it goes through on it's way to you. I've noticed little to no difference here. Most orders arrive about a week following shipping which is typically one or two days after I get the "your order has shipped" email.

I would guess your culprit is the PO and the way media mail is handled.
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Old 11-02-10, 01:50 PM
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Still waiting for my order from October 20. I'm bummed because it's the Apocalypse Now Blu-ray that I'm itching to watch. I'll give it a few more days before I contact CH.
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Old 11-02-10, 03:39 PM
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Still waiting for my order from October 20. I'm bummed because it's the Apocalypse Now Blu-ray that I'm itching to watch. I'll give it a few more days before I contact CH.
Exactly the same for me! My AN Full Disclosure was shipped on 10/20, but nothing yet.

I did call today, and the CSR told me to wait until the 10th before calling back to file for a lost shipment.
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Old 11-02-10, 04:20 PM
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Thanks for the skinny. Hopefully we won't have to wait until the 10th.
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Old 11-05-10, 10:10 PM
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Has anyone who ordered Apocalypse Now Blu-ray receive it yet? I guess that I'll have to wait until the 10th to complain but my patience is wearing thin.
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Old 11-05-10, 11:55 PM
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Has anyone who ordered Apocalypse Now Blu-ray receive it yet? I guess that I'll have to wait until the 10th to complain but my patience is wearing thin.
I pre-ordered it and received it days ago.
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Old 11-06-10, 03:59 PM
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Has anyone who ordered Apocalypse Now Blu-ray receive it yet? I guess that I'll have to wait until the 10th to complain but my patience is wearing thin.
I still don't have mine. They must hate Connecticut.
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Old 11-06-10, 04:36 PM
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Based on my last order, delivery times are still the roughly the same as I've experienced for years on in stock product. I placed an order Sunday (10/31) and it arrived today (11/6). All titles ordered were "in stock" at the time of order.
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I placed an order on Tuesday and got it today. They used a USPS partner delivery company called Streamlite. Hopefully, this is them turning over a new leaf. ('Course you're still at the mercy of when USPS carries the package the last leg.)
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Old 11-06-10, 05:10 PM
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My Apocalypse Now order has taken longer than any of the hundreds of orders I've ever placed with CH. Orders placed after this one shipped, arrived days ago.
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Old 11-10-10, 02:37 PM
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My Apocalypse Now order has taken longer than any of the hundreds of orders I've ever placed with CH. Orders placed after this one shipped, arrived days ago.
Same here. The mail just came and still nothing. E-mail sent for a lost shipment.
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Same here. The mail just came and still nothing. E-mail sent for a lost shipment.
Nothing here either....very curious.
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Old 11-10-10, 03:13 PM
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Just got a reply. They are processing a replacement order.
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Old 11-10-10, 08:12 PM
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^ Me too. "Backordered", of course, so it'll be another 3 weeks, at least.
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Weird... But worth taking a note of... As I replied earlier in this thread, The Exorcist was delayed a week as backordered and Se7en was delayed two weeks as a backorder... Both, on release date and ordered way in advance. So, I dunno, could be the on hand stock for BDs on release date is so-so. Or not. But, it smells a bit like a trend here on catalogs.
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Old 11-10-10, 10:54 PM
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^ Me too. "Backordered", of course, so it'll be another 3 weeks, at least.
My order history shows the copy that shipped on October 20 as now backordered. The replacement copy from today shows as claimed, whatever that means.
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Old 11-11-10, 03:01 PM
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My order history shows the copy that shipped on October 20 as now backordered. The replacement copy from today shows as claimed, whatever that means.
Are you sure? My order history shows the two lost movies as "Claimed", which just means we reported them as missing/lost. The two replacements are showing "Backordered".
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Old 11-11-10, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by BuckNaked2k View Post
Are you sure? My order history shows the two lost movies as "Claimed", which just means we reported them as missing/lost. The two replacements are showing "Backordered".
You are correct(I misread it). Sorry about that. I noticed that they took my fulfillments away and now say that I need to buy 2 in the next year. They better count this as two fulfillments whenever the replacement order ships of there will be hell to pay!
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^ It should match the original order....right?
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Old 11-11-10, 04:52 PM
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^ It should match the original order....right?
If they ship the free title at the same time as Apocalypse Now, then the glitch should work and the order will count as 2. However, if AN remains on backorder and they ship the freebie by itself, then we'll only get credit for 1 fulfillment.
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Received from CH today for what it's worth: "At this time, we are experiencing a slight delay in the shipment of orders. This is a temporary situation, and will be resolved shortly."
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Old 11-11-10, 10:30 PM
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I just checked my account and my Apocalypse Now & Iron Man 2 BOGO order shows as being shipped and they did give me credit for 2 fulfillments.
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