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Describe your Wallbuys Xmas Sale Buying Experience Here

Since Wallbuys.com is fairly new to all of us, I thought it would be fair and constructive to rate our experience with their recent Christmas “crazy promotions” sale.

Please limit your responses to the Christmas Sale only. Both realtime and reservation orders apply.

This is NOT the place to criticize or praise the merchant. I’ll leave that for others to do on different threads.

This is an attempt to be fair and objective to all concerned. The facts should speak for themselves.

If you don’t like this idea please don’t participate. I suggest you start your own thread!

Please feel free to edit/update your responses as more information is received.

Thank you!
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Here are my responses thus far:

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Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/30/2012

Date Tracking Number(s} received: 12/30/2012

Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site: 01/08/2013

Date Orders Delivered: 01/18/2013

Correct Items Received: (yes or no) YES

Items Defective: (yes or no) NO

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) YES, but one of the two lights had some corrosion on the finish that may be poor workmanship from the manufacturer

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) YES To be fair, it was a 50% off Xmas sale that may have overwhelmed their staff. 24 days is NOT the longest wait I’ve experienced. But I have real questions about how honest the communication has been during the course of this transaction, including the questionable thread posts on this forum. Overall, though, based upon my experience, I’d give it an “average” rating compared to other Chinese merchants.

My name is indy, and I've been a flashaholic since 2004.

Edited by: indenial on 01/19/2013 - 01:35
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Ok, I'll play. Smile

Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/31/2012

Date Tracking Number(s} received: *12/31/2012
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Date Tracking Number(s} first updated onany tracking site: N/A

Date Orders Delivered: N/A
Correct Items Received: (yes or no) ?

Items Defective: (yes or no) ?

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) ?

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) ? No

indenial
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Thanks Scaru!

My name is indy, and I've been a flashaholic since 2004.

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I wish I could “Please only post responses to original questions,” but I had a cart full of stuff and couldn’t check out . . .

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My order shipped on December 28, but today, January 6, the tracking number still says that it is in Hong Kong.

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brad wrote:
My order shipped on December 28, but today, January 6, the tracking number still says that it is in Hong Kong.

Thanks for the reply Brad. If you could answer all the questions it would be appreciated. At the end of this I plan to tally everyone’s answers.

Thanks again.

Indy

My name is indy, and I've been a flashaholic since 2004.

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The facts are the same for all.
It was hard to order due to traffic, but everyone who tried really hard got some orders through. All orders were sent last year( except the one item which they don’t send) but most doesn’t yet appear in tracking.

I got one order which is already shipped, tracking shows that it has left Hong Kong on 4th or so.

And all in all it was a big fun for me and it will be more fun when we get our toys.

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I really think this is the only fair way of rating a new merchant..C’mon guys!

My name is indy, and I've been a flashaholic since 2004.

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My experience,

My order from December 25th, just before the x-mas sale started was received on last Saturday… about 9 days

My next order came in yesterday, that`s 10days from ordering….. 7 days shipping!

Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/28/2012

Date Orders Delivered: 01/06/2012

Correct Items Received: (yes or no) ? YES

Items Defective: (yes or no) ?NO

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) ? YES

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) ? YES
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thats my first order arrived from the Xmas sale

So far, I`m happy!

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Well I still can’t track my order. I sent them an email only to get a non-professional response email back.

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ChibiM wrote:
My experience,

My order from December 25th, just before the x-mas sale started was received on last Saturday… about 9 days

My next order came in yesterday, that`s 10days from ordering….. 7 days shipping!

Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/28/2012

Date Orders Delivered: 01/06/2012

Correct Items Received: (yes or no) ? YES

Items Defective: (yes or no) ?NO

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) ? YES

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) ? YES
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thats my first order arrived from the Xmas sale

So far, I`m happy!

Wow, lucky you!
What shipping did you use?

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I can’t track my order either, they sent an email saying that the small sun 5599 was OOS and they shipped everything else + that they would refund the 5599 but I haven’t gotten a response yet and my tracking # isn’t working.

Hopefully everything gets sorted out soon, I’ll try re-sending the email by tomorrow if I don’t get a response; Nothing’s happened in PP either, still full amount charged.

I have the feeling that they still haven’t shipped anything yet :/.

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cart full of merchandise at least 11 min before time elapsed and NOT able to complete purchase.So there!!

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date of order : 12/25/12
packaged shipped :1/4/13 ( ?!?) and that’s with extra $30 for DHL
still waiting..
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I chose normal shipping!

My other orders haven’t arrived , the one I received had a tracking number that worked, the others aren’t working(yet?).

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ChibiM wrote:
I chose normal shipping!

My other orders haven’t arrived , the one I received had a tracking number that worked, the others aren’t working(yet?).

Thanks for your reply. I told them to combine my stuff into one with a tracking number but they just sent it anyway without one. :~

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I was just checking for any tracking info earlier this morning.  I'll gladly play along...

Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012 12:43:22 

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/29/2012 3:36:30 

Date Tracking Number(s} received: Was never emailed the tracking number.  Had to go to the site to see if it shipped

Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site: N/A. Number not showing on tracking sites.

Date Orders Delivered: N/A

Correct Items Received: (yes or no) ? N/A

Items Defective: (yes or no) ? N/A

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) ? N/A

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) ?

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i dont like playing games but here goes

Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/29/2012

Date Tracking Number(s} received: Was never emailed the tracking number. Had to go to the site to see if it shipped

Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site: N/A. Number not showing on tracking sites.

Date Orders Delivered:N/A

Correct Items Received: (yes or no) ?N/A

Items Defective: (yes or no) ?N/A

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) ?N/A

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) ?yes.

i fully expected to not be able to get an order through all the traffic , and i did that. i fully expected they would have trouble filling orders..they’ve done that. i fully expected a delay in shipping..they have done that. and i fully expected it would take the normal 3 weeks or more to get my stuff..so far so good, ALL expectations met.
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Same as everyone else:

Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/30/2012

Date Tracking Number(s} received: Never emailed.  Had to check on site

Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site:  Number not showing on tracking sites.

Date Orders Delivered: N/A

Correct Items Received: (yes or no) ? N/A

Items Defective: (yes or no) ? N/A

Items in New Condition: (yes or no) ? N/A

Satisfied with overall buying experience: (yes or no) ? unsure -  frustrated with lack of tracking.

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Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012

Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/28/2012 5:27:54 PM

Date Tracking Number(s} received: checked on site, was added on 12/28/2012 at 5:27:54 PM as well

Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site: 12/31/2012

Date Orders Delivered: 08.01.2013

Correct Items Received: yes

Items Defective: no

Items in New Condition: yes (kinda…, including nice fingerprints on the lens)

Satisfied with overall buying experience: yes

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scruffy wrote:
Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012 Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/28/2012 5:27:54 PM Date Tracking Number(s} received: checked on site, was added on 12/28/2012 at 5:27:54 PM as well Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site: 12/31/2012 Date Orders Delivered: ? Correct Items Received: ? Items Defective: ? Items in New Condition: ? Satisfied with overall buying experience: ?
Scruffy, your tracking number works if you go to a tracking site and load it in?  And not only that but it worked just 3 days after they say they shipped?  Wow! I wonder why the rest of us can't see any tracking info 9 days later?  :~
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Mine left china on the 3rd according to the info given with the tracking number, lets see how long it will take.

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JohnnyMac wrote:

scruffy wrote:
Date Order(s} placed: 12/25/2012 Date Orders(s} Shipped: 12/28/2012 5:27:54 PM Date Tracking Number(s} received: checked on site, was added on 12/28/2012 at 5:27:54 PM as well Date Tracking Number(s} first updated on any tracking site: 12/31/2012 Date Orders Delivered: ? Correct Items Received: ? Items Defective: ? Items in New Condition: ? Satisfied with overall buying experience: ?
Scruffy, your tracking number works if you go to a tracking site and load it in?  And not only that but it worked just 3 days after they say they shipped?  Wow! I wonder why the rest of us can’t see any tracking info 9 days later?  :~

Well, until now i have been tracking it only via TrackChecker (an android app), HK post shows the same info when using their page, but I couldn’t make it work on the tracking site karen suggested.

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My order has been sitting in China for 11 days.

You order has been shipped.Shipped time: 12/28/2012

Acceptance
December 31, 2012, 3:32 pm
HONG KONG

Processed Through Sort Facility
January 07, 2013, 1:06 pm
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My tracking number still doesnt work. I wont be using them again any time soon

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i should have my order tomorrow Smile it’s at the customs according to the tracking number

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Well, on mine the tracking says it departed hong kong on the 9th...

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Have been told by Cherry to wait until friday to get tracking info at HK post, hkmmmm…. :~
While on the other hand shippment sent 12/21/2012 seems to already reached my post office. Smile

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Same as everybody else — USPS says “ Delivery status information is not available for your item via this web site. A return receipt after mailing may be available through your local Post Office. “

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scaru wrote:

Well, on mine the tracking says it departed hong kong on the 9th…

your order exists in the future and will not arrive until you travel in time
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DayLighter wrote:
date of order : 12/25/12 packaged shipped :1/4/13 ( ?!?) and that's with extra $30 for DHL still waiting..

 

  I had a really bad feeling when I heard you were doing this ...I'm pretty sure I'd be pming them about it and getting refunded some or all of it ...seems as if this was their mistake not DHLs...I'd assume DHL has really good records as to when they recieved and delivered you package

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