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Postby Ian on Mon Jul 24, 2006 3:16 pm

Grr.. the rescheduled the delivery of one of my Blu-ray drives. :evil:
"Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt." - Steve Jobs
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Mon Jul 24, 2006 3:21 pm

Ian wrote:Grr.. the rescheduled the delivery of one of my Blu-ray drives. :evil:


lucky bastard
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Postby aviationwiz on Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:19 pm

Ian wrote:Grr.. the rescheduled the delivery of one of my Blu-ray drives. :evil:


You have no room to complain, sorry. Lucky bastage.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Wed Jul 26, 2006 12:50 pm

My workplace ordered something from Seattle, and it was shipped UPS. It should have gone something like this:

Seattle Washington -> Surrey B.C.

Instead, we go this:

Seattle Washington -> Idaho -> Surrey B.C.

oy!
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Postby CowboySlim on Wed Jul 26, 2006 2:23 pm

It has to do with customs and ports of entry.
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