Skies shut down due to Volcanic Eruption

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  1. RupeeClock
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    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    As it happens, with all of that Volcanic ash in the sky, all air traffic over Europe has ceased.
    Will this have any effect on any packages currently in transit?

    Just wondering.
     
  2. Costello

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    Yes, the shipments to Europe and possibly other countries will be delayed for as long as that ash cloud remains.
    ShopTemp already reported some delays with DHL shipments [​IMG]
    force majeure!
     
  3. zeromac

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    Lol when i read the title i thought this was a retarded question
    But good question [​IMG]

    Sad to see delays though, safety first though
     
  4. jlsyber

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    Rather annoying, hope that cloud goes soon.
     
  5. RupeeClock
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    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    It does sound retarded doesn't it?
    I ordered by Hong Kong airmail, which sucks.
     
  6. UltraMagnus

    UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

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    Damn you volcano! and your evil plans to stop us pirates!
     
  7. DCG

    DCG GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    they could also send it by plane to the regions that are near europe, but dont have the vulcanic cloud and then send it by train or truck XD then they might be one or two days slower than a plane but it would arrive faster than the cloud would subside
     
  8. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Wouldn't that cost extra though? :/

    I'm in Vancouver, Canada. I can wait for mine. I have Pokemon HeartGold to tie me over until then.
     
  9. RupeeClock
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    Well, my R4 order shipped 9 days ago and it still hasn't arrived.
    Either it does take at least 2 weeks for free shipping, or that blasted ashcloud has delayed my order. >:\

    Edit: Accidentally posted an unfinished post with a keyboard shortcut? Wat?
     
  10. bilco01

    bilco01 Newbie

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    I would say its the ash cloud as i have already received an order from them free shipping

    to uk only took 6 days before ash cloud.