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Old 12-05-13, 11:18 AM
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last week I began Christmas shopping using amazon. I wanted the boxed set of Big bang Theory seasons 1-5. on Amazon I was directed to the website dvdstocks.com where I purchased the set. They quickly took my money and now 7 days later under order status it says unfulfilled even though their web site says it is in stock. When I try to contact dvdstocks.com their web site tells me there is a problem with their customer service. REALLY? I contacted amazon and they tell that although dvdstocks is a some kind of sponsored site for them they have no responsibility to ensure the website is valid and not ripping folks off. Seriously??? I will NEVER use amazon again and find it deplorable that they participate in this sort of poor business practice.
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Old 12-05-13, 11:24 AM
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Why would Amazon direct you to another site? Even with Amazon Marketplace vendors you still do everything on the Amazon site.
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Old 12-05-13, 11:37 AM
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Why not just buy directly from Amazon?
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Old 12-05-13, 11:39 AM
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Amazon does not direct to any other website. Everything is done through their own POS, even if it's through another vendor.
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Old 12-05-13, 11:54 AM
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That's not true for certain products as Amazon will show items under the title "Product Ads from External Websites", which take you to a different website where you can purchase the item.

Here's an example.

http://www.amazon.com/WWE-Wrestling-...rds=mattel+wwe

Look right underneath the Product Description section to see the links to other web sites.
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Old 12-05-13, 12:23 PM
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That's not Amazon directing you. That's an ad on Amazon, paid for by a company. It's deceptive marketing but you clicked on it. You probably were ripped off, but that's what these companies aim to do. They prey on those that don't understand what they're doing.
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The solution is to pee in the butt of dvdstocks.com.
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Old 12-05-13, 12:45 PM
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Looks like DVDstocks.com has tried to spam this forum before:

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/dvd-bargain...ed-8-12-a.html

Some questions about dvdstocks.com...are any of these statements true:

-- dvdstocks.com is a scam
-- dvdstocks.com routes all profits to a neo-nazi group in Montana
-- The owner of dvdstocks.com is an emo hipster who listens to Creed and Nickleback

Any assistance verifying the veracity of these claims would be helpful.
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Old 12-05-13, 12:49 PM
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Something tells me this thread was created only to draw attention/hits to the site.
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Something tells me this thread was created only to draw attention/hits to the site.
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Old 12-05-13, 02:16 PM
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Of course, it's negative attention - since he's saying they ripped him off.
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And only a spammer would admit that he was so stupid as to order from a site like that.
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And only Nixon marches single file.
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Old 12-07-13, 04:49 PM
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Does dvdstocks.com kill pandas?

Can dvdstocks.com cure my dandruff?

Has anyone ever died of dvdstocks.com, by using it with vmsalarms?
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Old 12-19-13, 05:21 PM
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thanks, I'll watch out for them.
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Old 12-24-13, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by 05glitzy800 View Post
last week I began Christmas shopping using amazon. I wanted the boxed set of Big bang Theory seasons 1-5. on Amazon I was directed to the website dvdstocks.com where I purchased the set. They quickly took my money and now 7 days later under order status it says unfulfilled even though their web site says it is in stock. When I try to contact dvdstocks.com their web site tells me there is a problem with their customer service. REALLY? I contacted amazon and they tell that although dvdstocks is a some kind of sponsored site for them they have no responsibility to ensure the website is valid and not ripping folks off. Seriously??? I will NEVER use amazon again and find it deplorable that they participate in this sort of poor business practice.
Well that just churns my butter. I can't believe amazon would treat you like that! I'm never buying from there again and will switch to dvdstocks.com
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Does dvdstocks.com kill pandas?

Can dvdstocks.com cure my dandruff?

Has anyone ever died of dvdstocks.com, by using it with vmsalarms?
Yes. They died.
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Yes. They died.
Your career? Yep dead.
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