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Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by joe2cool, Jan 20, 2003.

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  1. joe2cool

    joe2cool Thread Starter

    Feb 7, 2002
  2. slipe


    Jun 27, 2000
    How much is the shipping?
  3. patch-man


    Oct 8, 2002
    From the shipping section of their website:

    What is a Delivery Fee?
    Our unique relationships with software publishers and product manufacturers allow us to offer top brand products for FREE, all you pay is a $6.99 delivery fee for all FREE items, and a $7.99 delivery fee for all Jewelry items. A "Delivery Fee" is defined as shipping, handling, promotional and administrative charges for each unit ordered. The fee covers all the costs associated with getting the product to your door.

    I guess the line that bothers me is right under that one:

    Why doesn't the software come in a retail box?

    Rather than ship full retail-size boxes that contain a CD-ROM, plastic, cardboard, paper and, well - air, we eliminate the retail box. Not only does this mean less cost to deliver, but it's also a much more ecologically friendly way to deliver.

    I get a little nervous about name brand software being shipped without the box.
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    It's just a new way to sell cheap software that they made lots of CD's for and couldn't sell at the normal price. No news here. :rolleyes:
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