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  #2524059 16-Jul-2020 11:46
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kiwifidget:

 

shinychrome : thank you, I've never thought to look at the Oz site for BRs.

 

 

No problem. There is definitely a few choice things we don't get here, sales aside. Some either don't make it, or are on sale for a few months, then disappear.

 

I had to get Mad Max: Fury Road, John Wick 1, and Interstellar or Inception (can't remember, one of them is available here) since they weren't available here on UHD Blu-ray.

 

Next sale I'll be grabbing The Matrix and Kong: Skull Island, both of which aren't readily available here.

 

 


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  #2524100 16-Jul-2020 12:00
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So, on Saturday I went to coffeemachineparts.co.nz and ordered two new group head O-rings and a set of feet for the coffee machine. On Monday I got a surprise notification from Australia Post that my package was awaiting departure in Melbourne. Oh no, says I, and confirms that coffeemachineparts.co.nz is indeed coffeemachineparts.com.au, and resigned myself to another couple of months of holding the group head in with one hand so it didn't explode everywhere while making a coffee, and/or finding another local source for the o-ring. Anyway ... they arrived at our place on Friday. Given that we are rural which always adds at least one extra day, that was quite the surprise.

 

The Tiles are still stuck in Sydney.

 

 





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  #2524152 16-Jul-2020 13:44
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kiwifidget:

Off topic : why buy Blu Rays from JB-Oz? Are they cheaper than JB-NZ?

 

 

He inserted a State of Origin Complete Collection disc in a NZ player and it spat it straight back out again, so he figured he'd get better treatment from an Aussie one instead.

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  #2524510 17-Jul-2020 08:38
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They must be catching up now, my 18-6 package arrived today. What do watch this weekend then... choices, choices...

 

@SaltyNZ, they must know that coffee is an essential service. 5 days for rural delivery from Melbourne is pretty impressive.


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I have an item coming from Melbourne sent on the 14th of July - tracking with NZ Post app and Parcels app it shows 16/7 02:13 Departure from country of origin. Your item is in transit to NZ, but then the most recent one 16/7 14:13 shows Cleared and awaiting international departure.

 

The Australia Post site/app only shows the 'cleared...awaiting...' and doesn't show the previous status that is has departed. I know to expect delays, I was just wondering what might be going on here. Is the Australia post site slow with updates or something triggered a false notification it had been sent? 


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Fred99:

 

 

Not here yet (Chch), but not as bad as I feared.  Ordered July 7, sent from Mel to Syd overnight, I guess it'll arrive here in a couple of days - so within the 7-10 days estimated delivery (Kogan/Dick Smith) when I placed the order.

 

 

No movement since Monday - according to tracking, the package is still in Auckland.

 

 

This had been in Chch since last Thursday.  I'm going away and wanted / needed the package (new phone - my old nexus 5x is about to completely crap out).  So I called them - it was still sitting in their "driver's bay" - so I collected it from there.  This was an order from Kogan, they did their part ok in Aus- local "courier" was the problem.


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  #2526989 22-Jul-2020 11:19
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rb99:

 

And by the most amazing coincidence, one day after moaning here, both Blurays have just arrived (in separate boxes). Knew I should have moaned here about 3 weeks ago..

 

 

Going to try this technique myself. I'm expecting a package from Japan (which usually comes via Australia) and it's been 'in limbo' on the tracking for 11 days. Hopefully this post unjams it :)


 
 
 
 




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  #2527001 22-Jul-2020 11:43
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Good luck, though I feel it my duty to warn you that success is only guaranteed when the moaning in question is coincidental, and not part of a plan to actually induce delivery.

 

Although I have heard that the ritual burning of traffic warden notebooks at midnight might be worth a shot.





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  #2527015 22-Jul-2020 12:08
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rb99:

 

Good luck, though I feel it my duty to warn you that success is only guaranteed when the moaning in question is coincidental, and not part of a plan to actually induce delivery.

 

 

The thought did cross my mind!


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  #2528982 26-Jul-2020 15:43
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It has made it to Auckland, after 15 days. A far cry from the 3-4 days these used to take before Covid, but at least it's not lost.


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  #2529071 26-Jul-2020 17:54
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I had an item sitting at Tokyo airport for two weeks, it left earlier today. Which is interesting for an item sent from South Carolina, so I have no idea where it's left Tokyo for. Possibly Zambia.

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