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Old 09-14-01, 11:50 PM
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When does CDNOW ship Pre-orders?

I have several DVD's on order with a 9/25 release date and am wondering when I can look for them to be shipped. Can anyone share their experiences regarding CDNOW's pre-order shipment policy?
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From my personal experiences, CDNow ships DVD preorders out on Friday before the street date. I usually end up receiving them on the day before they hit the street (Monday). There was only one time when that did not occur because my order got lost.
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What DonkeyKong said!
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Thanks for the Info! Do they generally ship via UPS or USPS?
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All my orders have been shipped USPS
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Does CDNow ship pre-order as they are released or do they hold them all until the last release date?

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CDNow will send a maximum of 2 shipments per order. Hence, it is a good idea to bunch your pre-order dates in your order.
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Does CDNow ship pre-order as they are released or do they hold them all until the last release date?

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If you choose upgraded shipping, they send pre-orders out as they are released.
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If you choose upgraded shipping, they send pre-orders out as they are released.
That's not entirely true. I didn't choose upgraded shipping, and they still processed my order one at a time. That's weird, because when I placed the order, it actually said it wouldn't be shipped out one at a time.
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That's not entirely true. I didn't choose upgraded shipping, and they still processed my order one at a time. That's weird, because when I placed the order, it actually said it wouldn't be shipped out one at a time.
When they do this, consider yourself lucky. Sometimes I've gotten this and sometimes not. They do not seem to be consistent.
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I had 2 preorders w/cdnow. Both shipped Fri. before release date. Received Simpsons on the Mon. before release(9/24). Received John Waters Vol.3 on Fri. after release(10/5).

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