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Offline demik

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #50 on: Fri, 24 August 2012, 08:58:09 »
Shipping to nz/Australia is expensive compared to other places. Even with first class shipping.
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #51 on: Fri, 24 August 2012, 12:50:06 »
Whyyyy Australiaaaaaaa whyy?!

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #52 on: Fri, 24 August 2012, 12:57:58 »
You have kangaroo's, you can't complain about nothing. They trump all

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #53 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 06:31:03 »
So, how much is "expensive"

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #54 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 09:36:45 »
So, how much is "expensive"

Good example; try buying any keyboard off Ebay, depending on the size and weight of the item, if it's a Model-M (heavy as) now $64.00USD International Priority (Cheapest).

Also depends upon where the seller is located, it's the cheapest when it's sent from California but if it's on the East coast, you will get hit (more moolah) hard.
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #55 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 09:41:53 »
You have kangaroo's, you can't complain about nothing. They trump all

Actually they taste fantastic..... best meal you can have.  :p   Got to go out back with my rifle and shoot another one for dinner tonight.  ;)

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #56 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 09:47:05 »
You have kangaroo's, you can't complain about nothing. They trump all

Actually they taste fantastic..... best meal you can have.  :p   Got to go out back with my rifle and shoot another one for dinner tonight.  ;)

lol even though you are from austrailia the way you said it I got this picture in my mind of some dumb redneck going out to shot some racoon for dinner

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #57 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 16:14:31 »
I want to get a Ducky wrist rest + a full set of white PBT keycaps, a la http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=140 and http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=91
For one, do you know where you can get these cheaper
and 2
How much would it cost to get shipped to New Zealand?
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #58 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 16:16:27 »
You have kangaroo's, you can't complain about nothing. They trump all

Actually they taste fantastic..... best meal you can have.  :p   Got to go out back with my rifle and shoot another one for dinner tonight.  ;)

lol even though you are from austrailia the way you said it I got this picture in my mind of some dumb redneck going out to shot some racoon for dinner
Americans aren't the only rednecks.
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #59 on: Sat, 25 August 2012, 21:35:13 »
Americans aren't the only rednecks.

So shooting your own dinner is too redneckish?  What gives....... Back before supermarkets were invented everyone still needed to eat, so how did that Pork chop, Beef steak, Fish fillet arrive on your plate?

Did the animal simply laid down and skinned itself for your consumption?  Of course not.  Kangaroo here in Australia is commonly killed and fed to animals like Dogs and Cats.  Human consumption of Kangaroos has always been looked down upon by Anglo's but the Aborigines were enjoying them for thousands of years.

In the outback there are more Kangaroos per hectare than Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Horses, and Camels combined.  In fact they breed up quicker than any other mammal in the worst conditions.  I still don't see why they need to be ignored because of some kind of stereotype that they should be left alone.

Although I wouldn't mind a drumstick off a Bald Eagle, just to see how it tastes.....mmmmmmm  ;)

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #60 on: Sun, 26 August 2012, 05:57:47 »
Gotta cook that Kangaroo meat rare!

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 05 September 2012, 23:10:52 »
Sad to see this happen to WhiteFireDragon.
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 20:40:28 »
If only I had seen this earlier.  :(

Sad to see a guy doing "charity" work getting screwed over.

If anyone is willing to help me, I really want to get CM Quickfire Pro or Storm Trigger (Brown Switch) over to Australia as the CM Brown switch is not available here. Let me know.  ;D

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 21:08:21 »
Will be hard to get a fullsize keyboard under the 4lbs weight limit for first class mail international. I had to custom make a box for the last keyboard I mailed (CMstorm Quick fire rapid).

I mean, I'd be willing to do it, but it'd probably be expensive.

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #64 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 21:12:14 »
Will be hard to get a fullsize keyboard under the 4lbs weight limit for first class mail international. I had to custom make a box for the last keyboard I mailed (CMstorm Quick fire rapid).

I mean, I'd be willing to do it, but it'd probably be expensive.

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Thanks! Can you please give me an idea on how much you think it would cost to get it shipped here?

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #65 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 21:15:50 »

Sad to see a guy doing "charity" work getting screwed over.


If you try and take advantage over someone due to money reasons, it really shows your true character.  No one should be forced to buy and send away stuff for FREE.  It's akin to modern day slavery.

Pay the person for his valuable time and always say thanks when you get the item, in fact many would abuse this poor guy because they didn't get it in time or took longer to arrive at their place.  So very un-cool and disgusting.  >:(

Offline demik

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #66 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 21:28:11 »
Will be hard to get a fullsize keyboard under the 4lbs weight limit for first class mail international. I had to custom make a box for the last keyboard I mailed (CMstorm Quick fire rapid).

I mean, I'd be willing to do it, but it'd probably be expensive.

Welcome to geekhack!

Thanks! Can you please give me an idea on how much you think it would cost to get it shipped here?
just shipped my 2100 to australia, it was around 5lbs so it had to go priority.

was around 54 dollars.
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #67 on: Thu, 06 September 2012, 21:36:07 »
It's akin to modern day slavery.

no, it's really not. at all.
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Offline Elrick

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #68 on: Fri, 07 September 2012, 00:54:19 »

just shipped my 2100 to australia, it was around 5lbs so it had to go priority.

was around 54 dollars.

Yep, all Aussie's get raped by postage fees, we're use to it.  All we have to do is apply a liberal amount of Vaseline, smile and take it.  :-*

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Offline demik

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #69 on: Fri, 07 September 2012, 01:01:35 »
koala puncher?



**** that!
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #70 on: Thu, 01 November 2012, 21:24:31 »
thats really nice of you.
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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #71 on: Thu, 01 November 2012, 21:51:52 »
after reading the thread, i still like to say thank you for your kindness.

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #72 on: Fri, 09 November 2012, 15:31:54 »
Hi guys!

I have decided to take the torch on this. I will do the same thing that WhiteFireDragon has done, and offer proxy services from the United States for members of the community. I will employ the same rules he did, with the following addendums:

1) Payment must be received prior to ordering and shipping your package.
2) I will accept payment ONLY in the form of Verified Paypal as a service, or Amazon Payments (preferred)
3) I will only proxy items you cannot get natively at retail.*
4) I reserve the right to refuse to proxy for anyone, if need be.

*I will check for this, but may make an exception. I'm a pretty reasonable person.

Remember, this is for you guys! Send me a pm if you need something, and we'll coordinate from there.

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Re: (Free) US shipping forwarding service
« Reply #73 on: Sat, 10 November 2012, 13:35:18 »
Please see the new mail-forwarding resource topic, here: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=37277.msg709212

If you would also like to be included, please PM me, and I will update it with your information.