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So much for my steep and cheap habit

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MMike, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    WTF? I tried to order a North Face jacket today. Denied.

    And Oakley is denied too?? I've ONLY ever ordered Oakle stuff from SAC. Rules must have changed recently

     
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  2. BlackAthlete

    BlackAthlete Monkey

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    Blame the Chinese. If they weren't constantly counterfeiting US made goods, this wouldn't be such an issue. It's our fault too though as we let them make everything for us. If we made our own schit, we wouldn't have given them the ability to grow as fat as they have...
     
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  3. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Just have the stuff shipped to me, and uh... I'll take care of the rest.
     
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  4. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    -Canada Goose, can't ship to Canada. That's funny.
     
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    No goods for you unless you are armed.
     
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  6. ire

    ire Turbo Monkey

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    Protectionists.....we don't want our awesome goods leaving the country
     
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  7. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    you never noticed the disclaimer at the bottom of the page (on most items) that says "item only available for domestic US shipping? :bonk:
     
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    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    I am sure the made in China only adds to the humor.
     
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    strangeland2 Monkey

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    I would bet its more cause Canada charges so much more than US. When the dollars became equal or Canadian money became worth more (not sure which it is anymore) Canadians started shopping south of the border to save money. It happened with snowmobiles last year. Manufactures were penalizing US vendors who sold to Canadians. Oddly enough when the roles were reversed no one cared. Its funny Canadians pay like $2 or 3000 more for the exact same snowmobiles than we do in the US.

    Moral of the story? Blame Canada.
     
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  10. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Has nothing to do with what canada charges, they get their taxes either way. It has to do with distributorship zones. You buy from steep and cheap it's Oakley USA getting the sale, when it is actually Oakley canada's territory.

    Many multinationals are like this for retail.
     
  11. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Apparently the rules aren't the same for close-out itiems...(just got this response

     
  12. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    That doesn't leave a whole lot of worthwhile shiz to buy on SAC. Chainlove has pretty much been teh suck lately too. Good thing I'm more or less set up with everything I need now.

    I'm waiting on some leg armor and a new X9 from Pricepoint. Their shipping is slow. USPS? Poop.

    I was checking out iPod touches online the other day. The 32 GB model is 469 in Canada and 499 in the US. I think that's a first.
     
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    buildyourown Turbo Monkey

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    Hahah! Stupid Hosers. That's what you get for stealing our jerbs!
     
  14. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    BING!

    :clue: