Need help buying a gateway

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  1. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I went to shoptemp, tried from 3 different sites, two that seemed suspiciously identical, and after some problems with my card not going through, on each of the sites, my payment status is listed as "pending". it's been over a day now, and I'm still no closer to having my gateway.
     
  2. mgsfan

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    bought mine from RHS Realhotstuff came in 2 days and they are in NJ
     
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    did you want to but three times or something else because once payment is made, this people are not likely to give your money back....

    just wait. mine took some time too.
     
  4. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    The sites said that it would take 5-10 minutes to process my payment and they would email me in 20. I received no such email
     
  5. kingsora831

    kingsora831 GBAtemp Regular

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    I suggest you call your bank directly.
    Tell them to cancel the pending transactions so your money isnt taken without having an order go through.
    Once you see the status as canceled (or no longer there) go ahead and purchase from either Modchipdirect, Modchipcentral, RHS all three ship within a week if you live in the US.

    Personally i purchased mine from modchipdirect and ended up getting it in 3-4 days.
     
  6. UltraMew

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    I believe kingsora831 is right. Buy from a trustworthy site.
     
  7. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I called the bank, they said there is no record of them trying to access my account. The pending status is only on the websites.
     

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    kingsora831 GBAtemp Regular

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    If you really want to have it now, i guess you should go ahead and order it from one of the sites i mentioned. (if you want quick shipping and decent customer service).
    Otherwise, you could wait 2-3 days until it no longer says pending to be sure your not charged from the other site and end up buying 2 GW.
     
  9. Joe88

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    is that eachmall?

    anyway for me it went in and showed paid status instantly for me
    the bank took 3 days to process and clear the transaction from pending
     
  10. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Well, I ordered from RHS, and it went through instantly. Not enough money for a second one, so I'm guessing that after a week of trying and failing to withdraw from my account, the other sites will just cancel the transaction.
     
  11. tbgtbg

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    I don't know about your bank, but with some that's a good way to get dinged with penalties and overdraw fees.
     
  12. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    It's a debit card. There is no overdraw. If there's not enough to make a purchase, it just doesn't happen.
     
  13. samljer

    samljer GBAtemp Regular

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    Maybe wait to see if these console bricks go away.