Edward Ju (email@example.com)
Tue, 14 Mar 2000 15:19:56 -0800
>Where you guys buying these???
If you don't have a lcoal store that carries imports, there are several
online retailers that specialize in imports. Here are a few famous ones:
- www.buyrite1.com: they have a lowest price guarantee, but they do charge
more for shipping and handling than the competition. The general
consensus is their service is awful - a friend spent almost an hour
navigating their new voice mail menus until he got a live person on the
phone, who was less than willing to help him. My own personal experience
has been a lame too - they ship products in damaged packaging, and charges
you 2nd day shipping even though you requested regular ground. Not
recommended unless something you want is in their clearance bargain bin
for a dirt cheap price.
- www.ebay.com: if the price looks too good to be true, it's probably a
CD-R or bootlegged "HK disc". Always check on the seller's feedback for
complaints of selling bootlegs before you bid.
- www.ncsx.com: highly recommended by some friends, my own personal
experience with them was less than stellar - the product ordered came in
damaged packaging, which was not mentioned on their web offer.
- www.tokyopop.com: membership-based e-tailer, I think basic membership is
now free, but you have to pay an annual fee to get special pricing on
certain offerings. They do special orders but can take a while, and their
price is not the best, since they don't specialize in games. Service used
to be real good, but now that they've outsourced shipping to Ohio, if you
live in CA you might want to consider shopping elsewhere - products now take
longer to arrive and you still end up paying state sales tax. :(
- www.tronixweb.com: I've only dealt with them once so far, but the deal
went smoothly. Prompt replies to e-mails, fast shipping, and good price,
New items added at least once a week! Check out my eBay auctions at:
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