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Is deepdiscount.com a trustworthy site to order from?


#1 ddp72984   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   698 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 10:02 AM

Looking at a few books, but heard so-so things about them. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks

#2 GBAstar   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9694 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 10:03 AM

I've used them for purchasing blu-rays. I always got what I ordered but during really good sales I've been put on back order quite a few times. They fulfilled the order but I literally had to wait a month or two. Customer service is decent too.

#3 Shoeby   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   15 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 11:36 AM

Never had any problem with deepdiscount. Good stuff!

#4 bones56   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   467 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 12:03 PM

reliable but don't expect to see your in at least a month from now!!

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#5 sdragon   CAG's Top Dragon CAGiversary!   9013 Posts   Joined 13.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 12:17 PM

I always have to point to this.

#6 iNCREDiPiNOY   This guy is awesome! CAGiversary!   9053 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2011 - 12:46 PM

AAA+ down to AA+ :lol:

#7 Ather   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   670 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 01:59 PM

Biggest problem have been discs being loose, but that happens with Amazon or eBay at times. Biggest complaint now is a CD I want saying it's in stock, until you try and add it to your cart. Then it's magically not in stock. Otherwise, it's been good for DVDs/CDs. Fast shipping too.

But yeah, prices aren't always so discounted anymore. Free shipping on 2 or more items, though.

#8 SuxoR   What choice did I have? CAGiversary!   670 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 05:12 PM

They have great deals on books and anime from time to time, I've heard shipping is a little slow but hey...we got time right? ;]

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#9 The Green Giant   Leader of the Veggies CAGiversary!   9065 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2011 - 06:08 PM

If they decide to ever ship you what you ordered it's a fine site. If you want Christmas gifts you might want to order ASAP.

#10 VANDALHEART   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   272 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2011 - 06:35 PM

They were much better when they were deepdiscountdvd.com. Since they've grown (I believe they merged with another website as well) there's been a noticeable drop in customer service and shipping times. I used to place large orders from them for blu ray. The prices were great and shipping was fast. Now prices are only pretty good and shipping takes forever. Customer service doesn't respond to emails quickly. I seldom order from them now so I day they're so so at this point.

#11 Proto Man   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   302 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2011 - 06:46 PM

I haven't bought from them in a while, but I don't recall having many, if any, problems in the past.

#12 sundrop   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   37 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2011 - 08:51 PM

in the past, shipping took months. There management was so stupid, I have recieved duplicate orders.

However, DD has been purchased by a new owner. I have not had an order since then. However I had several orders backordered that were shipped the next day after the announced purchase.

#13 Kerig   PSForsaken no longer! CAGiversary!   6078 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 August 2011 - 08:57 AM

They should be required to change their name to BigBackorder.com.
I trust them almost as much as I trust Buy.com or Overstock. If you're ordering books you should be fine on the shipping time so long as you have up to 3 weeks before you need them.

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#14 Kylearan   Hell Drifter CAGiversary!   1395 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 10 August 2011 - 09:06 AM

Only issue I ever had with them was on a game pre-order - never shipped and I eventually canceled. They were great years ago for DVD purchases and the occasional sale, but I guess they're in decline. Try Amazon or GoHastings - GH ships books, new and used, for free.

#15 fieldkillah   Bleeds Black & Gold CAGiversary!   1645 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 August 2011 - 02:06 PM

I had problems like others in this thread, but my last 2 orders I got faster than ever, so it may have been a fluke or they may have turned it around.

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#16 Sk   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   677 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 10 August 2011 - 04:25 PM

They are legit. I've been to their store front in IL (everything was sold at retail prices). At one time they were owned by playboy's parent company. You can trust them.

#17 MrNEWZ   Newzbytes~! CAGiversary!   4919 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 August 2011 - 04:37 PM

Man, my original post disappeared with the spam one above mine. Boo.

Anyways, I never had the issues others had, but before they priced themselves out of competition with Amazon, etc. they did seem to have issues with items going out of stock and sitting for a while during their sales.

I haven't been enticed enough to try them again.
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#18 mysteryd8   Things and Stuff CAGiversary!   118 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 11:37 PM

DeepDiscount.com has always been a bit lacking, but their customer service has completely gone down the drain.

I placed an order on May 19, received a confirmation email and the order displays in my account history. Since then I hadn't heard a thing, so I contacted customer service. The reply I got back said that my order hadn't properly been entered on their end, so I would need to place it again. I hadn't been charged, so I had no issue with that.

Unfortunately the sale prices were no longer active, so I contacted customer service again asking for them to be honored. Here is the response that I received:

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We have been advised that the reason your order did not download was because the account is set to deny future orders due to your account history.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

You may also give our customer service department a call at 800-264-5076. Representatives are available:

Monday through Friday 8am - 7pm CT
Saturday 9am - 5pm CT

Again, thank you for writing DeepDiscount.com.  We appreciate your business.

Regards,
DeepDiscount.com Sales Support *LG*
cs@DeepDiscount.com
http://www.deepdiscount.com
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I have never had any sort of issue with DeepDiscount.com until recently, when PayPal transactions would still be charged upon cancellation of an order without a refund being processed. This caused three separate incidents where PayPal claims had to be filed, all three of which were decided in my favor. DeepDiscount's complete lack of customer service is the only reason that I can think of for my account being denied.


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#19 nagpo  

Posted 01 August 2015 - 03:49 AM

I've been having issue with them recently- mind you, I've bought from them before and have had no problem except this most recent purchase. I bought Samurai Troopers from them for my birthday which comes with a slip case. Not only did the dvd take longer than usual to arrive, the slipcase arrived heavily torn (I bought it new). Also note that the package it was sent in was in prestine condition - which means that the person (deepdiscount employee) was the reason it was damaged.

 

So I contacted them about it and they paid for the return postage and said they'd give me my money back. I sent it back on monday and have heard nothing back from them wether they've recieved my package or not and haven't received my money from them.

 

If I don't get something from them tomorrow I'll contact them again.


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