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Topic # 136825 10-Dec-2013 09:37
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We've had Best Online Shopping Websites - Computer & Electronic Parts, but what about all the others?


Which ones would you recommend?


And which ones to avoid!

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  Reply # 948502 10-Dec-2013 09:54
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I have always had good service from The Book Depository. Also Mighty Ape and Amazon.

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  Reply # 948510 10-Dec-2013 10:00
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Amazon and eBay for me mainly.

Do whatever you want to do man.



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  Reply # 948533 10-Dec-2013 10:31
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Depending on what you are into, for me;

For fishing and outdoor gear, and

or pet supplies I use

ames, Baby stuff, some tech stuff I use [disclaimer - I also work there, but was using this site well before then]

Computer storage and gadgets I use

I've never had any issues with any of these sites:-)

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  Reply # 948548 10-Dec-2013 10:53
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Amazon US and UK, Book Depository (not that I buy physical books much any more), ebay sellers generally good, mighty ape.

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  Reply # 948609 10-Dec-2013 11:50
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DX but it's a bit of a hit and miss. half the stuff is really poorly made. don't get apple gadgets from there or so called extended battery etc ...

Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.

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  Reply # 948662 10-Dec-2013 13:18
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Also always read reviews when shopping online on both products and stores

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  Reply # 948913 10-Dec-2013 19:34
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Not strictly a "shopping site" per se, but if you are after something it's great for quickly finding out who caries it, whether they have stock, and which of many sellers have the best pricing.

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  Reply # 948914 10-Dec-2013 19:36
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  Reply # 949078 11-Dec-2013 05:06
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I use Aliexpress for all kinds of stuff.

We just bought the best Monopoly game ever from there. Also clothing, tools, stepper motors etc.

Tools for example are way cheaper than anything that you will find locally and the quality is good.

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  Reply # 951012 12-Dec-2013 15:17
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The one biggest problem I find when buying online from overseas, is that the item often arrives damaged in some way. Usually it is the result of poor packing, and not enough padding around it. So it can sometime be false economy with all the hassle of dealing with that.

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