ALT Mirage Preorder (May) From BBTS...

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  1. Razerwire

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    Has anyone heard from Joel yet about the preorders made before May 15th??? I sure haven't...

    I e-mailed them last week and they said they would be getting them this week but so far nothing has come up... And I just checked the website and they have Meister in the fishbowl in stock...

    I know I'm jumping the gun but as most of you know, when it comes to ALTs, I don't fuck around...

    And since Mirage was slated for a May release that got pushed back to June and now what seems like July, I need my ALT crack fix...

    Plus he's been seen in brick and mortar so I'm near a point where I'm wondering if preordering it online is worth it now since it's more expensive anyways...

    But yeah, anyone with a preorder with BBTS hear anything???
     
  2. Viagra Prime

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    Not sure about BBTS but I got mine today from another online store so I'm sure BBTS should have Mirage in too.
     
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    I have a pre-order with BBTS from February (I think?), and mine showed up in my 'Pile of Loot' this week. I got the notification e-mail, checked, and it's been there ever since. I'm just waiting on a couple of other things before shipping things out.

    So, if you pre-ordered before the cut-off date for the first batch, you aren't utilizing 'Pile of Loot', and didn't get an e-mail about it getting shipped out, then I'd be sending an e-mail at this point.
     
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    Mine shipped out yesterday, should have it next week.
     
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    Mine's on its way too. I'm not sure it means much, because I preordered mine the day after he went up on their site.
     
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    Mine shipped on the 28th, via USPS Priority Mail. I hope to have it Saturday or at the latest Tuesday next week before I start weekly infusions on Wednesday...
     
  7. Razerwire

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    Crap... That's not good... I should e-mail Joel...

    ***EDIT***
    I just double checked my order confirmation e-mail and I ordered it on April 9th...
     
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    Bummer. You can find him on ebay, for decent prices, but I'd recommend trying to get him through the club store when he's available, or retail to save money. I'm bedridden pretty much right now, so online shopping is the only way I'm going to get him.

    Man, I can't wait for Mirage! I have an area set aside for my OOB display one next to Side Swipe and Tracks, creating an "American Exotics" type display.
     
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    *points and laughs at Razerwire*
     
  10. Megatronwp38

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    mine shipped ont he 27th ... of course I had a preorder in since the 1st day it was on the site :D 
     
  11. Razerwire

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    I emailed them yesterday and today they responded... They kept avoiding my question about Mirage though... So I asked... Again...:banghead: 
     
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    Send them a link to this thread,

    Dozens of people are reading it, and their decission about spending / not spending money with BBTS may hinge upon how BBTS resolve this issue.


    :D 
     
  13. Razerwire

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    I just got their reply...
    NEXT 10 DAYS?!? WTF???
     
  14. Omnus

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    I hope that smiley means you're not being entirely serious, otherwise...

    Yeah, that's brilliant, do something that amounts to threatening them to get treated better. :rolleyes2 

    Seriously, if they're avoiding answering the question, it's almost as good as an answer.

    Either:

    A. Something went wrong and they didn't get as many as they thought was necessary to fill this first wave. They may be taking as much corrective action as they possibly can (they're pretty good about this kind of thing usually), but don't want to be giving out details as that can put an unnecessary strain on their relationships with the various involved properties.

    B. They're having a very busy time manipulating the large amount of stock they're dealing with right now and they haven't been able to get the person who can answer what the status is of your Mirage. Again, they don't want to strain relationships by saying exactly what's going on until they have the whole story.

    C. There was a problem with their computer inventory system. They don't know what it is yet, and don't want to make it worse by revealing this and getting buried in a billion e-mails from people concerned about what the 'real' status of their order (no matter which kind of order it may be) is.

    As frustrating as it is, I think the patience and persistence that you've shown, RW, is your best course of action. If you happen to stumble across Alt. Mirage (as in you went somewhere and aren't actually wasting gas hunting), pick him up, e-mail BBTS that you want to cancel your order for him and I seriously doubt there'll be any problems as a result, either now or in the future.

    EDIT: D'OH! Looks like I took too long to type this out. I guess it was 'A'.
     
  15. Razerwire

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    Yeah... Thing is, I'd rather have them shoot me an email saying something like "hey, we apologize but there was a miscount and your preorder will be filled with the next shipment..."

    I would've been cool with that...
     
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    Got my Mirage from BBTS today! Haven't had a chance to open him yet, as I'm going on a trip. I'll do that when I get there.

    Don't laugh too quick. You may have yours, but karma, aye, she be a fiesty bitch.
     
  17. Razerwire

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    So I guess my preorder of prior to May 15th didn't get bunched in with the initial shipment...

    Like I said, if they just let me know, I would've been cool with that... But not contacting me and letting me know that my preorder shipment kinda leaves a bad taste in my mouth right now...

    Damn...

    Oh well, my free 360 and DS will tide me over I guess...
     
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    Sorry, Razerwire, but I can't resist this...

    :poop 

    Ain't the waiting just, well, crappy? I have my Mirage figures, and a detailed review in the feedback area.

    Of course, this is all in good humor.

    :poke 

    P.S. To help ease your pain, just read my review of Mirage here - http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/showpost.php?p=716035&postcount=36
     
  19. Megatronwp38

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    mine will be here on the 5...i should have used the post office it would have been here today, but I always use UPS...I just feel safer with them.
     

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