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(DEAD) Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Collector's Edition Guide - $23.52 at Amazon [updated]


#271 SolidMGSnake   Big CAG Boss CAGiversary!   176 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 02:59 PM

Damnit I was hoping to get this when I got the $10 promo from Skyrim. Any chance Amazon will get more of the CE guide?

#272 Jodou   Infamous CAGiversary!   12014 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 03:05 PM

So stupid the guide needed to have the same release date as the game, especially since it's Friday. Whatever happened to having the guide come out a week before the game?

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#273 jamesdevil   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   63 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:08 PM

Mine has been 'shipping soon' since midnight. I just want it by Monday.

#274 buckythekat   dv8 King of Concerns CAGiversary!   3196 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:09 PM

I got an email saying they ran out of stock but my order has been upgraded to one day shipping for free and will ship whenever they get more stock...

wtf

#275 kosmos13x   Nocturne #BNC CAGiversary!   850 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:18 PM

Basically Amazon got caught on 2 lies.

1) Last week, reps were quoted with absolute certainty that the reason there was no release day shipping (part of being a prim member...) was because Prima was not able to provide stock by Thursday. That being said, they did get stock on Thursday and just screwed all prime members over with lame shipping.

2) They continue to sell the guide when they clearly knew they did not have enough to take care of all orders. This was most likely do to the heated price war competition on the guide. "Get more sales, screw the customers!"

Honestly, Amazon NEVER used to be this bad or even think about pulling this chit off. But you better not complain or Amazon will apparently ban your and all associated accounts for good. :lol:

#276 SolidMGSnake   Big CAG Boss CAGiversary!   176 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:18 PM

I got an email saying they ran out of stock but my order has been upgraded to one day shipping for free and will ship whenever they get more stock...

wtf


When did you preorder it?

#277 Trance Addix   AMG and M CAGiversary!   1420 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:28 PM

Mine is in shipping soon -- hopefully itll ship today and I get it monday.

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#278 buckythekat   dv8 King of Concerns CAGiversary!   3196 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:35 PM

When did you preorder it?


about two weeks ago

from what I'm seeing on the Amazon forums I'm not the only one

http://www.amazon.co...asin=0307891402

#279 Jodou   Infamous CAGiversary!   12014 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:40 PM

That's shitty, I re-ordered mine about the same time but it's shipping soon. Seems Amazon is not making any friends with these CE guides.

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#280 jer7583   only 5 can ladder CAGiversary!   12158 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:42 PM

couldn't believe how many people were walking out buying this at $40 MSRP at best buy last night, lol.

$23 is still a lot but its a nice quality book. $25 or so is what i'd expect to pay full price for something like this.

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#281 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7830 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:50 PM

My guide shipped out yesterday and will be here Monday.

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#282 adriley313   Banned Banned   7622 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:51 PM

jumped to $40 damn
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#283 buckythekat   dv8 King of Concerns CAGiversary!   3196 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:52 PM

couldn't believe how many people were walking out buying this at $40 MSRP at best buy last night, lol.

$23 is still a lot but its a nice quality book. $25 or so is what i'd expect to pay full price for something like this.


well if the stock is truly this low $40 might end up being a good deal

no GameStop's within 15 miles of me have any copies left

#284 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48183 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:54 PM

Mine's in Shipping Soon status as well, since I was alerted to the auth against my credit card.

My guess is that if this doesn't come back into stock from Amazon by Monday, this may be a real limited-run guide like we had with Dragon Age CE.

#285 Vendetta_x360   Hunter Master Race CAGiversary!   7459 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:00 PM

My guide shipped out yesterday and will be here Monday.



Same here. Though it puzzles me that they would ship from Kansas... and now it is currently in Memphis, which is going the other way from where I live. Had it gone to Denver from Kansas, I might have mine tomorrow. Oh well no biggie. I can hold out till Monday :)

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#286 adriley313   Banned Banned   7622 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:03 PM

i wont get mine til monday which is like fun since by tuesday ill be playing saints row 3
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#287 chimpmeister   Hates gimmicks CAGiversary!   3241 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:13 PM

Still in stock at Barnes & Noble, but the price jumped to $34. There are 15% coupons out there though, and shipping is free over $25, so you can still get a guide for around $30 shipped.

http://www.barnesand...=skyrim%2bguide

#288 freakyzeeky   Trophy Whore CAGiversary!   3929 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:25 PM

It's on sale at Overstock.com as well.

http://www.overstock...32/product.html

#289 Dahk   Words are Wind CAGiversary!   1466 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:32 PM

any way to get free shipping from overstock?

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#290 AgentW   Ate a sandwich. CAGiversary!   459 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:37 PM

shipping soon, and claims to be at my door on Monday. We'll see what happens.

#291 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:43 PM

any way to get free shipping from overstock?


You could sign up for their Club O trial. You also get 5% off orders. Just make sure to cancel it before they charge you

#292 preston181   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1196 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:50 PM

Got my copy from Overstock. Total (with $2.95 shipping) was $24.12. Pretty good deal. Hope to see it sometime next week.

#293 Dahk   Words are Wind CAGiversary!   1466 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:06 PM

You could sign up for their Club O trial. You also get 5% off orders. Just make sure to cancel it before they charge you


I signed up. I also turned off auto-renewal. Im thinking that I wont have to cancel and it shouldnt charge me when its over. This may be nice to have through Black Friday/Cyber Monday if they have any good deals.

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#294 Brenex   Cobra Commander CAGiversary!   1079 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:10 PM

I signed up. I also turned off auto-renewal. Im thinking that I wont have to cancel and it shouldnt charge me when its over. This may be nice to have through Black Friday/Cyber Monday if they have any good deals.


Thanks for the heads up, went ahead and did the same. I saw it was going to be shipped by media mail though so I wouldn't expect it till after next week at the least :cry:

#295 Mr Dude65   CAG Uber-Veteran CAGiversary!   3160 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:41 PM

Anybody have any pics of the guide? Just how big is it?
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#296 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7830 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:43 PM

Anybody have any pics of the guide? Just how big is it?


I was watching guys walk out of gamestop with the regular guide last night and that fucker was thick!

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#297 Sir_Fragalot   wants Startropics 3. CAGiversary!   8491 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:44 PM

The guide is so tempting but I kinda want a guide now and gamestop has regular editions of the guide and I have like $10 credit at gamestop. Decisions :-k

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#298 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48183 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:46 PM

I was watching guys walk out of gamestop with the regular guide last night and that fucker was thick!

It should be at 656 pages.

The Borderlands GOTY guide was massive at 400-something pages, so this Skyrim guide must be monstrous.

#299 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7830 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:48 PM

It should be at 656 pages.

The Borderlands GOTY guide was massive at 400-something pages, so this Skyrim guide must be monstrous.

Yeah it looked like they were holding a damn dictionary:lol:

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#300 Sir_Fragalot   wants Startropics 3. CAGiversary!   8491 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:51 PM

Yeah it looked like they were holding a damn dictionary:lol:


I have the Dark Souls one and that is the size of some college textbooks (380 pages, hardcover). This one must be beastly. Does anyone know if that digital map thing is website based or just a download?

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