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Old 07-31-03, 11:02 PM
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Question about Overstock.com

I'm thinking of buying a DVD from overstock.com and I noticed that they use media mail to deliver. I was just wondering if anyone ever had problems recieving a timely order (e.g. some DDD customers) from overstock.

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Old 07-31-03, 11:47 PM
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I have had good luck with them shipping-wise. I just ordered a DVD on 7/25 and received it on 7/28. I live in Eastern PA, and it was shipped from North Jersey if that gives you a better idea. The other thing I really like about them is that they package very well. The items usually arrive in mint condition...
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I ordered from them last friday, got it on monday. Fast shippin although the case had a centimeter long crack in the top of the case, not enough to really care but still not perfect.
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It really depends on what you order from them. They stock some items and drop ship others from lots of different places.

I've had good experiences (1-2 weeks with free shipping) on product that ship from their warehouse and some bad (3+ weeks with no ability to track) on orders that were drop-shipped.
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I've had priority mail, media mail, first class and UPS ground, UPS Overnight from my orders with Overstock.

I think most of the stuff is drop shipped anyhow. I got a digital camera two days after I ordered it!
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I ordered 2 discs from them media mail style on 7/30, got it today 8/05. not sure where it shipped from, but that is quick enough for me. go overstock!
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Their turnaround is excellent and their s&h is so cheap its practically free ($1.40 an item). They're my rebound site after being let down by DDD.

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