From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain netnoteinc.com)
Date: Wed 26 Jun 2002 - 11:50:51 IST
On Wed, 26 Jun 2002 11:14:56 +0100
Dave O Connor <doc at domain redbrick.dcu.ie> spouted:
> Padraig Brady said on Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 11:03:06AM +0100:
> > Why I oughta...
> > I ordered 2 t-shirts from thinkgeek, total price $29.
> > Customs got their grimy hands on them and charged:
> > ¤8 duty + ¤12 "handling fee" + ¤5 COD charge. So
> > ¤25 extra for something that costs $29. I'm sorry
> > but that's extortion, so I sent them back.
> Yep. I got charged £30 on £60 worth of tshirts last year. Funny, I've never had
> problems ordering from anywhere else.
it's airborne express.. they're doing it.
They even charged me 100+ on 50$ stuff once, and wouldn't deliver it until
I paid, even though I told them it was wrong, and them confirmed it later.
Then they refunded the money. They put the cash in an envelope to
Fortunately I know the concierge, and he came up 2 months later with it,
saying they were about to throw it in the bin because of the addressing.
They are gobshites, and I won't buy from thinkgeek because of them.
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