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Old 01-31-01, 12:33 AM
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Has anyone got this email from Amazon.com besides me?The letter as it appears in my email is below!!They sent me a email for the following movies: Bait,Battlefield Earth,Bedazzled, and Men of Honor!Add The 6th Day , Gladiator,Red Planet& The Third Miracle to this list! Is it me or is amzon going in Dot.com R.I.P soon?What do these letters mean?Anybody else get this email besides me?

Greetings from Amazon.com.

We've recently learned from our supplier that the item you requested to be
notified about, Bait, will not be available in the foreseeable future.

It's possible that someone may be selling this item through Amazon.com
Auctions or zShops. We encourage you to search for it there if you're
still interested in purchasing this item:


We're sorry not to have better news for you.

Amazon.com Customer Service

[This message has been edited by Aaron Amos (edited January 30, 2001).]
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Old 01-31-01, 12:42 AM
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Since most of those titles are preorders, the case may be that their expected shipping date was pushed back due to studio delays and Amazon's system went looking for the item on shipping date only to find that they are not on order yet. So you were then sent an automatic email. This same thing happened with my "Legend" preorder (which is still on preorder!!), but I got another email shortly thereafter to disregard the previous message.

Can't explain Battle Field Earth however. Maybe Amazon.com knows better to stock that title. So I'll give them credit.
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Old 01-31-01, 01:05 AM
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No, because I just got the exact same message in my email, except it was for a Playstation 2. I must have put my name on a waiting list last year some time. But they'll never get them apparently!

Haha, a glitch? Or the end of Amazon as we know it? They suck and I'd never order from them again anyways after the problems I had with them at Christmas. Good riddance!
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Old 01-31-01, 02:24 AM
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Somebody else just posted that they got a similar email about "Requiem For A Dream".

Weird considering that they're still taking pre-orders for it as I type this.
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Old 01-31-01, 02:45 AM
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I have 37 DVD preorders pending and have gone through this process many times in my three years with Amazon. This past year, they have gone as far as removing the hyperlink for the title from my order (Wonder Boys) and then reinstating later. I just received the message you did for Almost Famous and Requiem for a Dream. So far, I have never had them actually remove the title from my order entirely and they have shipped them when they were released.
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Old 01-31-01, 03:00 AM
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I got a similar email for "Dancer in the Dark"
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Old 01-31-01, 03:10 AM
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Moving to Online Store Forum.

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Old 01-31-01, 11:47 AM
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Someone at the HTF got a similar e-mail for Meet the Parents, which I have on pre-order there, and didn't get the e-mail.
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