This is not meant to be a gloat, but just words of optimism for those
who still have outstanding orders from Amazon's Thursday evening "fire"
Among other amazon items, my deep-discount-priced unisaw arrived today!
I realize that I am incredibly lucky, but I also feel a bit guilty
given that not everyone won the amazon lottery (or even got a lottery
ticket in time). ... But not guilty enough to give up my saw. :)
Good luck to the rest of you who are still waiting.
Mine is, at this time, still in the "We are preparing these items for
shipment and this portion of your order cannot be canceled or changed."
phase. I ordered the saw before posting and I am still trying to figure out
how you got yours shipped first. Congrats on having physical custody of
what appeared to be a dream.
I think I ordered it before your posting, but I did not read the news
group before ordering it so I am not sure of the timing. I did notice
that when I ordered it, the amazon site stated that there were 6 units
left. I think this was aournd 5-6pm central time.
I hope you get your saw.
Congratulations. I was one of the people who posted the price, although
I don't know if mine was the one you read. Considering that my order was
cancelled, I can't help wondering if I might have had a better chance of
getting my order filled if I hadn't said anything about it.
Still, at the time I posted, I had no reason to believe that it was not
a legitimate sale price from Amazon, considering it started with a "this
price is too low to be displayed". Other people here have been very
generous with posting good deals when they find them, so I'd do the same
thing again. I think.
On Sat, 20 Nov 2004 09:54:38 GMT, "Mortimer Schnerd, RN"
The Dado King story:
Ship Method: UPS Second Day
Status: IN TRANSIT
Shipment Date: Nov 19, 2004
Date Time Location Service Area Checkpoint Details
Nov 20, 2004 06:57:00 AM LOUISVILLE KY US IN TRANSIT TO
Nov 20, 2004 06:56:00 AM OMAHA NE US ARRIVAL SCAN
Nov 20, 2004 04:11:00 AM SIOUX FALLS SD US DEPARTURE SCAN
Nov 20, 2004 02:24:08 AM SIOUX FALLS SD US LOCATION SCAN
Nov 20, 2004 01:45:00 AM SIOUX FALLS SD US UNLOAD SCAN
Nov 20, 2004 01:35:00 AM SIOUX FALLS SD US ARRIVAL SCAN
Nov 19, 2004 09:45:00 PM FARGO ND US DEPARTURE SCAN
Nov 19, 2004 06:50:36 PM FARGO ND US ORIGIN SCAN
Nov 19, 2004 06:03:32 PM US BILLING INFORMATION RECEIVED
Nov 19, 2004 05:46:50 PM Grand Forks ND US SHIPPED
Still hopin'! <G>
Almost every ad I've seen carries an implicit "not responsible for typos" in
it, and some are quite explicit.
The newspaper ad and the on-line ad are not apples and oranges, but different
species of apple. It is still a typo and no reasonable customer expects a
seller to adhere to a price that is going to lose them money on every sale,
whether they're selling cars or bedsheets or dado sets.
The customer is not always right. But he is always the customer. Amazon has
never been noted for its gentle treatment of customers, IIRC.
Still, in such a case, I wouldn't have expected them to adhere to the incorrect
price. But, then, I'm the kind of stupe who returns change to cashiers who give
me too much change after my purchase.
"Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of
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