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Amazon Warehouse Deals Thread XVIII


#121 The Green Giant   Leader of the Veggies CAGiversary!   9223 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

The Green Giant

Posted 12 April 2018 - 03:45 PM

I work for Amazon (for one more week) and quality control on EVERYTHING is fucking terrible. They don't really care much about the quality of your work. They do a little bit, but quantity and being quick is 95% of the importance. No one does their job correctly (as in quality) and they don't get held accountable. If I get something to package that's damaged, I can either take extra time to mark that item as damaged, or I can just put it in the box and ship it like that to keep my rate up. I get negatively affected if I take the time to do something right (slower rate). If the customer complains about getting a damaged or poorly packed item, nothing happens to us.

I guess on the bright side, when I've had problems, their usually quick to just give me my money back and let me keep the item. But still, quality control sucks.

 

 That's pretty much every job I've had, not one care for the costumer, just fake 'costumer service'. I would do the same thing as you, just ship whatever out and someone else can deal with the mess later. But I would think that there would be more checking for returns than there is. I mean I can go buy a Switch and return PopTarts and Amazon wouldn't know a damn thing. :lol:

It also goes into the government and corporate propaganda of the news. Let's make it look like a second Amazon HQ will be an amazing thing for one of the 20 cities left, when they will be complete shit.



#122 gospelman   Irreducibly Complex CAGiversary!   1379 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 14 April 2018 - 06:27 PM

hey remember when we used to post deals?

snes classic $71ish
https://smile.amazon...8&condition=all



#123 cheapgamer 23   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1260 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

cheapgamer 23

Posted 14 April 2018 - 10:24 PM

hey remember when we used to post deals?

snes classic $71ish
https://smile.amazon...8&condition=all

Yea, when there were actually deals.  



#124 Green Card200   The Time Mage CAGiversary!   2296 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Green Card200

Posted 15 April 2018 - 06:00 AM

A cart game listed as very good - item may come repackaged means its loose right?



#125 Biggquis   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2313 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:29 AM

I work for Amazon (for one more week) and quality control on EVERYTHING is fucking terrible. They don't really care much about the quality of your work. They do a little bit, but quantity and being quick is 95% of the importance. No one does their job correctly (as in quality) and they don't get held accountable. If I get something to package that's damaged, I can either take extra time to mark that item as damaged, or I can just put it in the box and ship it like that to keep my rate up. I get negatively affected if I take the time to do something right (slower rate). If the customer complains about getting a damaged or poorly packed item, nothing happens to us.
I guess on the bright side, when I've had problems, their usually quick to just give me my money back and let me keep the item. But still, quality control sucks.


Nope. Every single package is linked back to you. You can be fired for that. And quality is the easiest thing to get fired for.

#126 gospelman   Irreducibly Complex CAGiversary!   1379 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:46 PM

A cart game listed as very good - item may come repackaged means its loose right?

Technically anything good and above comes with the case and only (A) would be cart only.  But really these days there's no way to relably predict anymore.  



#127 Green Card200   The Time Mage CAGiversary!   2296 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Green Card200

Posted 15 April 2018 - 01:28 PM

Technically anything good and above comes with the case and only (A) would be cart only.  But really these days there's no way to relably predict anymore.  

I'll give it a shot. I recently bought Grandia III (A) with Downloadable content (DLC) or codes for online play may require additional purchase. Large cosmetic damage on cover art and figured since it didn't have the usual comment of missing something it might be CIB. It came in disc only. If this game comes in cart only I'll return both.



#128 Vadid Nanko  

Vadid Nanko

Posted 15 April 2018 - 03:58 PM

A cart game listed as very good - item may come repackaged means its loose right?

The condition doesn't guarantee the completeness of the game. Look specifically for the description (seller note) to say, "includes manual, cover art, and packaging." It seems unlikely but you can occasionally find cartridge games complete. I picked up Ecco Tides of Time for the Sega Genesis this way.



#129 Truchador  

Truchador

Posted 15 April 2018 - 05:03 PM

Seems like a total crapshoot. I recently bought a copy of Super Mario Land 2 from AWD that was listed as Like New and “factory sealed.” What I got was a loose cartridge sealed in a bag.

#130 baboonfreak   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1081 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

baboonfreak

Posted 15 April 2018 - 07:53 PM

Seems like a total crapshoot. I recently bought a copy of Super Mario Land 2 from AWD that was listed as Like New and “factory sealed.” What I got was a loose cartridge sealed in a bag.

Yeah for older cartridge games it's definitely more miss than hit. Take 'factory sealed' with a grain of salt.



#131 bigloser   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   229 Posts   Joined 15.1 Years Ago  

bigloser

Posted 15 April 2018 - 07:56 PM

Seems like a total crapshoot. I recently bought a copy of Super Mario Land 2 from AWD that was listed as Like New and “factory sealed.” What I got was a loose cartridge sealed in a bag.

 

How do you know the bag wasn't sealed at a factory?  :-



#132 ritchardf  

Posted 16 April 2018 - 12:30 PM

here is amazons link for the extra 20% off for video games

 

knocks the vita down to $100, didnt see much else



#133 Markew001   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   326 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 27 April 2018 - 04:40 PM

How risky is an item that says: Item has major cosmetic damages but is still usable.

 

Item in question is a headset.



#134 Miker525  

Posted 28 April 2018 - 12:50 AM

How risky is an item that says: Item has major cosmetic damages but is still usable.

Item in question is a headset.


I've never seen a description like that... But I would probably avoid it unless it's like crazy dumb cheap

#135 ritchardf  

Posted 28 April 2018 - 04:21 PM

Industry Giant 2 :ps4: A $2.54 G $2.69



#136 DoubleDam21  

DoubleDam21

Posted 01 May 2018 - 01:42 PM

First time looking at AWD in awhile and I noticed there were a couple of games that are “Like New” but they don’t come with case or manual.  When did that start?  I thought that anything above “Good” used  to come complete.  Has AWD really went that downhill if so that’s pretty sad.



#137 monogoat   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   70 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 02 May 2018 - 02:40 PM

Bought a like new Fire Emblem Warriors special edition, when I got it the boxed was a bit beaten up and the game cartridge was missing. Started a return and ordered a good one and planned to mix the best of both before returning the other, but the good came and everything in the box was sealed and perfect, and the box was in better shape. 



#138 gospelman   Irreducibly Complex CAGiversary!   1379 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 May 2018 - 03:17 PM

Started a return and ordered a good one and planned to mix the best of both before returning the other

Stuff like this is part of the problem.



#139 monogoat   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   70 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 02 May 2018 - 05:51 PM

Stuff like this is part of the problem.

It was missing the game, they couldn't resell it anyway. Would have ordered another "Like new" if they had it, but they didn't, and it seems random anyway.



#140 ritchardf  

Posted 13 May 2018 - 06:03 PM

interesting find, xbox one x scorpio editions for $392.35 Good rating, 10 listed, most mention damaged packaging. i know with coupons the x has been as low as $360 on ebay, but afaik this is the lowest ive seen on the scorpio edition, especially if you get a dinger.



#141 kevers7290   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   211 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

kevers7290

Posted 14 May 2018 - 02:58 AM

What's a safer bet for a dinger on a like new item? "Factory sealed" or "item will come in original packaging, packaging will be damaged?"



#142 gospelman   Irreducibly Complex CAGiversary!   1379 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 14 May 2018 - 03:00 AM

the former.  but there is no safe bet on awd conditions



#143 rdigit   Banned Banned   655 Posts   Joined 1.1 Years Ago  

rdigit

Posted 14 May 2018 - 03:15 AM

there is no safe bet on awd conditions


Amen. Ordered God of War Stone Mason edition, like new. Steelbook was broken in half. Ordered a Collectors edition, game and DLC code were both missing.

#144 FoxAlive   Banned Banned   238 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

FoxAlive

Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:42 AM

What does this e-mail mean exactly, I think I'm under the radar?

 

Hello,
 
Thanks for writing to us and we are sorry for any misunderstandings with the email you received.
 
We’re concerned about the activity on your account and want to do all that we can to avoid the inconvenience you experience having to make frequent and possibly avoidable returns of the items you purchase from Amazon.com and with any delivery issues with your orders.
 
We contacted you so we could better understand the activity on your account and learn how to improve your shopping experience.
 
Your account remains open and available for your use. If you have any concerns regarding your orders, please contact our customer service and they will help you accordingly.
 
We appreciate your understanding, and hope to see you again soon.
 
Best regards,
 
Account Specialist


#145 Jurai  

Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:51 AM

I could imagine them getting iffy if you are constantly returning stuff even if it's not your fault

#146 yars2010   Fire Zorlon Cannon ! CAGiversary!   1097 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 31 May 2018 - 09:44 PM

no more...starting with any new credits earned (credits that expire October 15, 2018) new digital no rush credits earned no longer apply to digital video games or digital game cards/codes.  Offer only applies to products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. (other than limited digital content). Rewards may not be used for the purchase of software subscriptions, gift cards, digital video games or memberships.



#147 rdigit   Banned Banned   655 Posts   Joined 1.1 Years Ago  

rdigit

Posted 31 May 2018 - 10:04 PM

no more...starting with any new credits earned (credits that expire October 15, 2018) new digital no rush credits earned no longer apply to digital video games or digital game cards/codes. Offer only applies to products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. (other than limited digital content). Rewards may not be used for the purchase of software subscriptions, gift cards, digital video games or memberships.


Wow...

#148 Ratmonkey  

Posted 31 May 2018 - 10:15 PM

no more...starting with any new credits earned (credits that expire October 15, 2018) new digital no rush credits earned no longer apply to digital video games or digital game cards/codes. Offer only applies to products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. (other than limited digital content). Rewards may not be used for the purchase of software subscriptions, gift cards, digital video games or memberships.

You made me excited to see this thread resurrected, then made me mad I read it

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#149 Jurai  

Posted 31 May 2018 - 11:11 PM

for whatever reason Amazon applied my credits on my order of Let's Go Pikachu the other day, thought those were supposed to be for digital items only but I'm not complaining



#150 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   11375 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  

Posted 31 May 2018 - 11:46 PM

So they are literally taking away one of the only reasons I was considering renewing Prime, even with the price hike.  I used to easily make back $50 or more in eshop credit from those transactions.

 

Good bye and good riddance Amazon.