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Old 02-25-23, 02:06 AM
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I had a long streak where I never saw those adhesive stickers or papers inside the envelopes.
Old 02-25-23, 02:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt View Post
I'm done with Amazon when it comes to physical media (4K, Blu-ray, etc.) - every time I prebook something, they bump the delivery until a couple weeks after release day. Best Buy, for all their issues, never fails to get me a title on street day, if not a day earlier. I'll still use Amazon for books, etc., but never again for physical media.

But you have to buy over $35 of items at BestBuy.com to get free shipping and only $25 at Amazon
Old 02-25-23, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
But you have to buy over $35 of items at BestBuy.com to get free shipping and only $25 at Amazon
Best Buy is free shipping for everything now: https://forum.dvdtalk.com/showthread.php?p=14217475
Old 02-25-23, 02:32 PM
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I stopped shopping at amazon months ago and cancelled Prime then. My brother received a $200 amazon gift card as part of his work bonus and he gave it to me. I used it to order a CD box set yesterday on my parents account since they still have Prime. It showed that I would get it today when ordering and when I tracked it earlier it said the driver was five stops away. Now it says there is a delay and to come back later for an update. Fucking idiots.
Old 03-07-23, 02:10 PM
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Pre ordered Rocky 4k box set about 6 weeks ago and still haven't received it even though the last time I looked it was available for next day delivery.
Old 03-07-23, 02:11 PM
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I stopped shopping at amazon months ago and cancelled Prime then. My brother received a $200 amazon gift card as part of his work bonus and he gave it to me. I used it to order a CD box set yesterday on my parents account since they still have Prime. It showed that I would get it today when ordering and when I tracked it earlier it said the driver was five stops away. Now it says there is a delay and to come back later for an update. Fucking idiots.
Delayed (I get this a lot) usually means they lost or it,damaged it or delivered it to the wrong address .
Old 03-16-23, 08:33 AM
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Anyone else with Prime having issues with slow shipping? I seem to rarely get the two day shipping or even close.

I ordered an in-stock Blu-ray yesterday and it isnít estimated to arrive until March 22nd which is five business days from me ordering.

It just irritates me a bit because thatís a selling point of Prime and Amazon hasnít been delivering on it for a while now.
Old 03-16-23, 08:59 AM
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I can't say that I have seen that. But I also live in a high population area, the D.C. / Baltimore corridor. And AIUI, at there's least one big fullfillment center close to me.
Old 03-16-23, 10:09 AM
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No issues for me. Sometimes I can order something as late as 5-6pm and get it the next day.
Old 03-16-23, 11:01 AM
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Seems like more and more 3rd party sellers are taking over amazon.
What's more, not only do these sellers not play by the same rules sometimes (charging shipping for returns, or no returns, no free shipping, etc), amazon doesn't make it too apparent that it's a 3rd party you're buying from - they're kinda hiding that info more and more.
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
Seems like more and more 3rd party sellers are taking over amazon.
What's more, not only do these sellers not play by the same rules sometimes (charging shipping for returns, or no returns, no free shipping, etc), amazon doesn't make it too apparent that it's a 3rd party you're buying from - they're kinda hiding that info more and more.
It's been in the same location for at least a couple of years - right under the price info on the right side (desktop - I do not use apps at all) - it's the first thing I look for/at:

3rd party that's shipped by Amazon ...:. 3rd party that ships themselves ...:. Amazon sold and shipped



The 3rd party shipped by Amazon also gets free returns w/free return shipping. The 3rd party sold/shipped likely doesn't have free returns or a prepaid return label (though they *might* refund return shipping).

I don't expect free shipping from a MP vendor unless it's "Fulfilled by Amazon." Some do it, most do not. If it's not a "Fulfilled by Amazon" shipment then I carefully look at the vendor's return policy before purchasing and weigh that against my desire to own the product for the listed price + shipping considering any such restrictions. I've still been burned a time or two and it's made me far more cautious with a "new to me" vendor causing me to ignore most of them.

I just wish Amazon offered a search filter that excludes all but Amazon as the vendor.

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Old 03-17-23, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by BobO'Link View Post
I just wish Amazon offered a search filter that excludes all but Amazon as the vendor.
If it's "Fulfilled by Amazon" then they have to abide by the same return policies as Amazon, so the experience is essentially the same as buying from Amazon. Very easy to do returns for any reason, and usually free return shipping. So, for searching, just choose the Amazon Prime filter option.
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If it's "Fulfilled by Amazon" then they have to abide by the same return policies as Amazon, so the experience is essentially the same as buying from Amazon. Very easy to do returns for any reason, and usually free return shipping. So, for searching, just choose the Amazon Prime filter option.
Not always - sometimes the details can be different, like proving free shipping on returns that aren't damaged, like, say, shoes that don't fit.
Old 03-18-23, 09:07 PM
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Not always - sometimes the details can be different, like proving free shipping on returns that aren't damaged, like, say, shoes that don't fit.
That's why I said "usually". There are some items where return shipping isn't free, but on "Fulfilled by Amazon" orders, that's at the discretion of Amazon, not the 3rd-party seller, whose individual policies vary widely. For all intents and purposes, the policies and experience of "sold and shipped by Amazon" orders and "Fulfilled by Amazon" orders are identical. That's why, if you want to avoid varied and uncertain third-party seller policies, the "Prime" search filter checkbox is an effective filter for that.
Old 03-19-23, 11:35 AM
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Not really a complaint but finally had to, well chose to, cancel a small order due to multiple delays in shipping. It's only a cheap USB SD card reader (Transcend RDF5) but originally it was to be delivered no later than Wednesday the 15th then delayed to today and now upwards to the 28th of the month. I finally took the choice of simply cancelling the order. I admit the price was good but not if it never ships.

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