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Old 11-14-2009, 03:04 PM   #5401
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I do it all the time, depending on the product.
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Old 11-14-2009, 04:49 PM   #5402
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Alright, thanks J. It's really cheap stuff anyways, so I'm not too worried about returns or anything like that.
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:25 PM   #5403
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I've never used Amazon before...

It's okay to NOT buy from the featured merchant, right? I mean, there are other sellers that are cheaper and still have a positive rating, so I figured I might as well save a few bucks.
Sure, I buy stuff (mostly cheaper stuff - DVDs, games, books) from merchants on the Marketplace all the time. I just avoid the "just launched", low feedback or massive US ones as much as possible.

I ordered a $40 DVD box set once from an Amazon merchant in Kansas... that was quite the experience. It took them two weeks to mail it, then it got stuck in customs and I ended up paying duty/taxes and customs fees on it and it took about 3 months to get here.

I tend to deal with domestic sellers now as much as possible (if only for the quicker shipping) but I was looking at a book tonight, it's not available directly from Amazon.ca, the cheapest US seller was $8 and the cheapest Canadian was $26 (both plus $6.80 or something for the flat-rate shipping, that's the worst thing about ordering books from the marketplace).

I obviously went for the $8 US seller, with any luck USPS and Canada Post will actually deliver it to me sometime in the next 2 years without adding on any surcharges...
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:27 PM   #5404
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Yeah, I bet that can be kind of a hassle for you living in Canada, eh?

Haha. Pun or no pun intended, that still sucks!

But yes, I will definitely stray from sellers with few ratings or negative feedback.
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:33 PM   #5405
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okay i figured out how to get hdmi i have 1080p on everything looks amazing except movies which in windows media player i have to set the picture to small for it to be HD if i full screen it it looks like crap are their any free ware or trial software thats plays dvd's in hd?
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Old 11-14-2009, 10:33 PM   #5406
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give VLC or media player classic a try. Also dvds aren't hd I think they are just 640x420 or something.
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Old 11-14-2009, 10:41 PM   #5407
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Yeah, I use VLC and MPC. Both are excellent. MPC can even play SWF's. :O
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Old 11-14-2009, 10:51 PM   #5408
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ok thanks sorry for all the questions
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Old 11-14-2009, 11:47 PM   #5409
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I got COD today, and all I can say is...... WOW!!! JUST WOW!! I don't get why people are complaining about the performance. I'm running it all maxed out 2x anti-aliasing... 1600x1050 resolution and I'm getting 60 FPS.
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modern warfare 2? yeah the games amazing
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