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The Wii U Pre-Order Thread - $349.99/$299.99 - 11/18/12


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#6271 jacknicklson

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:14 PM

They aren't going to deliver it Sunday, monday at the earliest. No one delivers anything on Sunday
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#6272 vtswordfish

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:15 PM

for the target bundle, how are they going to deliver it on Sunday via express shipping, does anybody know?


Magic elves? Pretty sure they can't do this, probably will show up Monday or Tuesday.

#6273 maximumzero

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:16 PM

Well, I was gonna sign up for a Target credit card to get the 5% off but it looks like they're all gone, lol.

Back to hoping KMart pulls through.

#6274 eighty6

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:16 PM

for the target bundle, how are they going to deliver it on Sunday via express shipping, does anybody know?

Saw that, too. I did the next cheapest shipping option, which is scheduled for Monday. Sometimes, shipping estimates of Sundays are just pushed to Mondays from my experience with other online retailers.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:16 PM

I just spoke to somebody at Kmart Customer Service about my horrible guest account Paypal order with no confirmation e-mail or order number that I made yesterday.

I was shocked when he was actually able to produce an order number with all the valid information, so it looks like the order went through. Whether or not I can pick it up on Sunday, that's another question.

I'm a little frustrated that checking the order online still isn't working, and I still haven't received a confirmation e-mail, even though the CS rep resent it at least once. I guess I just need to hold out until Sunday and see if I get that magical text message. If not, I'm not sure what I'll do.

Did they take the money out of your Paypal already? Does it say "pending" in your PP account?

I don't get the decision to not have a GameCube disc reader on the system. Is it just to resell GCN games as eShop downloads later? Is it to keep the cost down? I can't imagine adding GameCube BC would cost a lot of money.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:17 PM

for the target bundle, how are they going to deliver it on Sunday via express shipping, does anybody know?


I don't care it it's air-dropped and I have to run out to the backyard and try to catch it! ;)

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#6277 TheNeck

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:18 PM

doesn't matter now about the shipping, the target bundle is OOS now :( i coudln't get myself to purchase the bundle for $450. if i can get it this weekend i can use my walmart credit card to pay for half at least.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:18 PM

Did they take the money out of your Paypal already? Does it say "pending" in your PP account?

Yeah, that was the source of all my frustration. They took my money, but other than that, prior to talking to Customer Service, I had no indication that the order actually went through.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

the TRU email title was "Delays to your pre-order have been experienced" wtf

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#6280 vtswordfish

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:21 PM

Glad i pulled the trigger on that target.com order, feel better going with them than kmart anyway.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:21 PM

My Wii-U Deluxe pre-order moved into "Being prepared" status. The two games (rabbits land and NSMBU) are still at payment verified. I was planning on going down Sunday and picking up some more games. I will be able to use my 3x points card. :) I still won't plan on seeing the shipment till Monday or Tuesday.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:21 PM

the TRU email title was "Delays to your pre-order have been experienced" wtf


Doesn't mean it was def delayed... could be they just haven't gotten there shipmint in yet. Or it hasn't been scanned in.

#6283 thegreat_1stix

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:22 PM

This guy obviously has no idea what people are willing to pay to get a console a day early.

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#6284 Rockym

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:23 PM

the TRU email title was "Delays to your pre-order have been experienced" wtf


Yeah, that's the one I got.

#6285 vtswordfish

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:25 PM

haha just cancelled my kmart order, wow got the cancellation e-mail real fast! Wished their confirmation worked the same way.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:25 PM

Yeah, that was the source of all my frustration. They took my money, but other than that, prior to talking to Customer Service, I had no indication that the order actually went through.

Yeah, shit really gets me. Like, give me my money back now if you can't fulfill the order so I can get it somewhere else. Chodes.

I don't get the decision to not have a GameCube disc reader on the system. Is it just to resell GCN games as eShop downloads later? Is it to keep the cost down? I can't imagine adding GameCube BC would cost a lot of money.

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#6287 WViking

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:25 PM

My Dell.com order is still In Production. I have been charged already.

#6288 GRAYFIREFOX

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:26 PM

For all the craziness, I think 80% of the consoles are on the hand of flippers. I expect the market will be flooded by returns after 30 days...lol

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:26 PM

haha just cancelled my kmart order, wow got the cancellation e-mail real fast! Wished their confirmation worked the same way.

Was that the one from yesterday?

I don't get the decision to not have a GameCube disc reader on the system. Is it just to resell GCN games as eShop downloads later? Is it to keep the cost down? I can't imagine adding GameCube BC would cost a lot of money.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:28 PM

I was on the phone with my mom who works at Target and was inputting her employee number and when I hit continue it was OOS. Kinda fucked up that it would take it away from me while I was checking out.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:29 PM

For all the craziness, I think 80% of the consoles are on the hand of flippers. I expect the market will be flooded by returns after 30 days...lol


i HATE flippers it pees me off. Flippers take away systems from people that really want the syste and not looking to make a quick buck. But thanks to idiots willing ot pay 500 bucks for a 350 doller system flippers will always happen.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:30 PM

Was that the one from yesterday?


Yes, I snagged the bundle from Target, seems like a more legit deal and I wanted the NSMBU too. I'd rather wait a few days on the shipping than wait in line for hours tomorrow night. The Kmart thing seemed like a 30% chance at best, the store I had mine from said they hadn't even received systems yet and that if they did it would be 2-4 at most, if they have 2 or less then they don't even allow online ordering apparently.

And btw anything popular will have flippers, eventually the market evens out. I collect screen-printed posters from Mondo and other places and they sell for 200-300% mark-up a lot of the time, ridiculous, but people pay it.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:30 PM

If anyone has a Fry's nearby, they posted their ad this morning with details. They are only selling the Wii-U as a $450 bundle. Comes with Mario, a pro controller and the mic. This may be a good option as the bundle price might keep it on shelves a little longer.

Haha the ad also shows the white one as the same price. They better fix that by Sunday!

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:30 PM

I was on the phone with my mom who works at Target and was inputting her employee number and when I hit continue it was OOS. Kinda fucked up that it would take it away from me while I was checking out.


yeah stores have really lame online store. They should let you like five mins to enter your info

#6295 Deader2818

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:30 PM

If someone is going to pay 500+ for it, I assume they really want the system.

#6296 nuttyturnip

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:31 PM

I got the TRU "delayed" email, and I called over to the local store. They're still expecting to have them in stock on Sunday, so we'll see.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:32 PM

Best Buy just shipped Wii U preorder!

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:32 PM

If someone is going to pay 500+ for it, I assume they really want the system.



That really remindS me that people were paying me 1k for the PS3..

#6299 irideabike

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:33 PM

I keep thinking I'm going to want to keep my pre-order, but then realizing that as of right now there just aren't any games I'd play or pay for price for. This is frustrating trying to decide what to do.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:34 PM

That really remindS me that people were paying me 1k for the PS3..


i don't need a video game system that bad to pay close to 200 more for the thing