How safe is http://www.dealextreme.com

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  1. gifi4
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    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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  2. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    They're safe, but take forever to ship, as a lot of members will probably soon tell you. Cheap prices = Cheap merchandise however. I bought a 120 GB Xbox 360 HDD from them, and it just died after 2 months or so. It was pre-owned though, so that adds into it.

    All-in-all, they are good, and a lot of products are good quality, but some are bad, so look at reviews on the site for whatever you plan on ordering.
     
  3. gifi4
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    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    cool, thx TD, seeya on minecraft later sometime lol.
     
  4. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    Heh. No problem. I'll probably be on later today. It's 2:06 AM here, so I have to get sleep soon.
     
  5. jargus

    jargus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    very safe. i got my r4 and wii component cables from them as well ps2 memory cards. thyre cheap but can sometimes take awhile to ship
     
  6. gifi4
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    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    Where are they based, like shoptemp is based in Hong-Kong, so where is DX based?
     
  7. nutella

    nutella Low Glycemic Index

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    I think they're based in Hong Kong, but someone has to double check me on that. In my experience, DX usually ships within 5 days or less and I live in Australia just like you (don't know which side you live in though).
     
  8. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    Yeah, they're located in Hong-Kong.

    I'm assuming it ships fast to Australia because it's closer to Hong-Kong than the US, which is what I said takes forever to ship to. It's like 2 weeks shipping time for the US...Which sucks...
     
  9. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    You think 2 weeks is bad? It's 3-4 weeks to Croatia [​IMG]
     
  10. BlueStar

    BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Shipping times are really unpredictable - I've had stuff shipped the day after I ordered it and with me within about 4 days, other stuff has taken ages even to be packaged and sent out and by the time I've got it I'd forgotten that I'd ordered it.
     
  11. Maplemage

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    Why would you care?
    I wonder how long it takes to Bosnia but meh I moved back to Australia now, it will probably be the same.

    I ordered a TTi and well I think it took 1-2 weeks came on Thursday - Friday.
     
  12. Maz7006

    Maz7006 iSEXu

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    very safe

    they actually reply to any kind of customer support you need

    and unlike many places you dnt have problems with like tracking numbers etc

    only "problem" is shipping time, but then again its free (its kind of unpredictable but the average is around a week)
     
  13. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    Extremely satisfied with dealextreme! The only bad thing is the shipping times.. sometimes stuff gets here in a few days.. sometimes weeks.. [​IMG]