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  1. MoonPig

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    I won a CS:S competition that DABS sponsored (Didn't go with the intention of playing it, i'm not like that), so yeah - i'd say they were. Never bought from the site though.
     
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    I gave Overclockers.co.uk a friendly call, and they will happily price match... almost anything o_O going to see if i can get them down to dabs prices, as they seem to have some in stock.
     
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    Pity you still have to give OcUK money in that scenario.

    Oh, wait. They're owned by caseking.de now, irrc. I retract my previous statement.
     
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    Ebuyer's price is getting worse by the week, which sucks.
     
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    My problem is not that their prices are high, but the fact that they have switched to using Parcelforce.

    Not only did parcelforce lose part of my order for an entire day when it should have arrived at my doorstep that very morning, the delivery guy was totally unapologetic when my order was found and delivered a few days later, No apologies were given when i pointed out that the goods i ordered were for next day delivery.

    Prior to that I had already contacted ebuyer telling them I was shipping their goods back for a refund as I had already sourced the remaining parts I needed elsewhere to meet the deadline I had to stick to for the build I was doing.

    a pick up was booked via parcel force, driver never turned up that day or the next. Called Ebuyer up to complain about the situation. they told me no pick up was booked - However I was already emailed the booking details and I had the tracking details for the pick up and the tracking number worked on the parceforce website but no pickup was made.

    another pickup was booked. driver was a no show again. Called ebuyer for the 3rd time and demanded an explanation or at least a refund of the bill If i was to send the goods back to them via DHL as Parcelforce are being so unreliable.

    I Know the problem is not ebuyer themselves but they bare some of the responsibility for hiring parcelforce to do their deliveries. Ebuyer apologised and said they would find out whats going on with P.F, was put on hold for about 3mins, guy comes back and tells me that a driver should definitely be on route for pickup.

    I Politely told him that I understood that ebuyer wasnt at fault for wasting my time. but they were partly to blame and since this is the 2nd, 3rd or 4th issue ive had with P.F in the same week and that if they continue to use P.F for their deliveries then I will take my business elsewhere.


    the service that parcelforce are running actually makes HDNL who are like the worst of the worst when it comes to couriers look damn good.
     
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    ParcelForce suck... I've had a few thing's from them where the outer box has been damaged which is no surprise if you actually watch them get the items out the van to drag them down your driveway...

    +1 They are very ignorant to it's like sign here, by the time it takes me to write my signature they've practically left.

    Lucky for Ebuyer I've never had any issues with the items in the boxes!
     
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    Reminds me of the time i took the day off work to wait for a delivery from Parcel Force, the driver pulled up, and just stuck a Not At Home slip through the letterbox without knocking. So i ran out the door and asked him what the F*** he was doing. He got out his van and rummaged for my actual parcel...

    I also got banned from the Overclockers.co.uk forums for asking why their prices were higher and if i could price match. Over the phone they didnt seem to mind me asking that question!
     
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    Woah, grabbed a 50d. time to retire the 1000d :)
    I think i got a cracking deal. 50d 106k shots, 3 batteries + charger, 8gb CF card, Strap and canon 35mm F2 prime all for £230 posted to my door. I can sell the lens for that much alone ~£200 on amazon plus i have a 1000d to sell so i can repair the body when/if it dies when i'm through with it. done through paypal sale so I can claim money back if it's a lemon.

    will be here tomorrow XD can't wait!
     
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    Yes sir, I believe you have a good deal there, if the 35mm doesn't come with major problems (big scratch etc).
     
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    Got a sweet 256gb M4 SSD coming in this week!
     
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    I bought it for the lens really :) The seller assured me it's clean. :laugh:
    I got a free camera body :) I might sell my camera and the new lens and get the shutter changed. or sell my body and keep it for a little until I have money for a new body... this'll last me another 3-4000 shots which is enough for me :)
     
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    Amazing! well done :) ebay?
     
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    unless someone here wants a bite at something :)
    Might do (sell it) amazon though, I have a pro account
     
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    Sorry, I have Nikon hardware here (built around D5100). Unless its super cheap I will not bite, especially the need for a lens.
     
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    Nice, very much like the 600D i wanted that but i like the feel of the more professional cameras. My friend has that one, i must say it's really small ;)

    Will take some snaps of the beast tomorrow :laugh:
     
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    Having a really hard time trying to find a keyboard with cherry switches and backlit keys, any ideas people?? :banghead:
     
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    Just asking what they were for :)
     
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    oh yeah 50d Came today, looks a bit battered up as expected, minor corner damage and grip was peeling on one side. Cleaned up with alcohol and some glue and it looks as good as new. Burst shooting is amazing on this fucker... I'm loving it. That 35mm lens is clear, think it was a great deal. Booked a skiing holiday to use this bad boy :)

    had 3 original canon batteries too! only issue is the charger has a US plug
     
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    Razer Blackwidow, I heard they fixed the sticky broken keys problem.
     
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    No number keypad?
     
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