The wait has begun; my Dealextreme.com order!

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by Grimm, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. Grimm
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    Grimm Advanced Member

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    Sorry for the dramatic and/or scandalous nature of my topic title.

    My main question is how long does it usually take for DX orders to get to the US? [​IMG]
     


  2. denyfate

    denyfate Newbie

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    it varies alot... two different orders placed on the same day came at different times.
    my 4gb sdhc only took a week
    but my acekard took a month O.o
     
  3. Bri

    Bri GBAtemp Psycho!

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    My orders usually take about 3 weeks to the U.S.

    -Bri
     
  4. Ryoku

    Ryoku GBAtemp Regular

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    Ordered my Acekard 2 and EZFlash 3-in-1 on November 7th and I got them both sometime last week. I'm thinking Wednesday (November 19th).
     
  5. carterman

    carterman GBAtemp Regular

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    Took 2 weeks to get my Acekard 2 back in October.
     
  6. Shabadage

    Shabadage GBAtemp Fan

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    Everytime I've ordered, it's taken exactly 2 weeks to the day to get my things.
     
  7. playallday

    playallday Group: GBAtemp Ghost

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    I once got my order in 9 days! But I ordered something on back order... I've been waiting 5 weeks and they still haven't shipped it out yet!
     
  8. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    it takes about 2 weeks for me. I dont know why everyone always complain. I guess the bigger the product the longer it'll take to ship.
     
  9. carterman

    carterman GBAtemp Regular

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    Heh, last year I remember waiting 4 or 5 weeks to get my R4, lol. [​IMG]
     
  10. veemon147

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    I ordered mine on 11/14. It shipped from DealExtreme on 11/17 and from Hong Kong on 11/19.

    The USPS tracking site still says "Your item was processed and left our JAMAICA, NY 11405 facility on November 23, 2008."

    Update-
    Attempted delivery on the 28th to the opposite side of the country. I'll get it when the try again tomorrow.
     
  11. Grimm
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    Update on my order:

    Apparently my order shipped from DX on the 26th and shipped from Hong Kong today (29th). Hoping to recieve it soon, but this gives me time to rip some of my Dragonball DVD's into a proper format (and file size) for use on the DS screen.

    Does anyone know of any specific size (pixel-wise) that is easy on the file size and still looks good, quality-wise? I'm looking for something in the same quality range as an analog TV with basic cable.

    Also am I going to need Moonshell to run media files or will they play on AKAIO? Does Moonshell have its own Divx decoders, etc?
     
  12. tigerx87

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    so where is DX base in?
     
  13. dib

    dib GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yes, Moonshell is magic and it will do everything that you think it does. It also plays Fallout 3 on max settings, and will load PSP isos so you can play all of those games on your DS.
     
  14. Grimm
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    Grimm Advanced Member

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    I appreciate the sentiment, but sarcasm isn't going to help anyone.

    Everyone here started in pretty much the same boat: they didn't know anything. I'm sure you asked the same type of questions because quite frankly, you didn't know what Moonshell can or can't do. I'm sorry if my question sounded silly but from my point of view, not knowing shit about flash cart apps, it is a valid question.

    In the future, if you don't have anything useful to say to me, please don't post in my thread.

    I apologize if I have offended you or insulted your intellect in any way. Please forgive me.
     
  15. VISHI SO FISHI

    VISHI SO FISHI Cricket My love!

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    A kindom far far away!
    You willl need DPG converter to convert files to .dpg format so you can run it own ur ds, the quality is preety good...and its great, u can play .mp3 too and do a lot more with moonshell, pls pm me if u wana know more in detail or want to know about anything
     
  16. Requios

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    Personally, I like ordering from the US. I'm willing to pay the extra money to get the product in a few days rather than two whole weeks. I ordered my brother's EZ-Flash from DX and it took 16 days. I ordered my Acekard from stuffs4kids. 2-3 day was only $5.60 and the cart was $21.00. Of course, I'm just one of those instant gratification kind of people, so I get really antsy when something I really want takes a long time to arrive.
     
  17. Foxle

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    Man, you guys got pretty fast orders. I ordered an Acekard (and a DSTT as a gift... and about a doozen other items) on 11/20. It took them until 11/28 to get everything together, and it's packaging today. I'm going home for the Christmas break on 12/10, so here's hoping the Hong Kong Post doesn't take their sweet time.
     
  18. jmckutchin

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    That's why you order everything seperately [​IMG].

    It's all free for you, and if you don't you could be waiting forever on the last little thing that isn't in stock.
     
  19. idunnoilikends

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    im waiting for my acekard too
     
  20. golden

    golden What a Digital Dummy!!!

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    i am still waiting for my acekard and micro sd and stuff.

    does the hong kong post tracking number they provide you show when it arrives in US? so far the only thing it says is that it has left hong kong post office for its destination.