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highpass
02-11-2008, 05:38 PM
My sister (in the UK) wants to buy me a game using her VISA card at a US game store such as Gamestop.

Unfortunately Gamestop's policy is the game must ship to the cardholder's address. Anyone know of a shop that doesn't have this policy?

She's intent on getting me Lost Odyssey tomorrow.

botafogo007
02-11-2008, 05:53 PM
Have you tried Amazon.com? You can even buy it using her card, label it as a gift, and have it shipped wherever you want.

highpass
02-11-2008, 06:18 PM
You bloody legend! Worked as advertised.

I owe you a wooden spoon, cheers me dears.

Edit; although i paid for one day shipping, it states Feb 19th as the estimate. Bugger.

Ryot Control
02-11-2008, 08:26 PM
bota is a gentleman and a scholar. (But a total score whore.) =)

Sandman1000
02-11-2008, 08:39 PM
Have you tried Amazon.com? You can even buy it using her card, label it as a gift, and have it shipped wherever you want.

I agree amazon

highpass
02-13-2008, 05:04 PM
Amazon kind of suck, they won't have it in stock til the 15th and despite paying for next day shipping it won't arrive til the following Tuesday... bastards!

Zef
02-13-2008, 05:49 PM
Amazon kind of suck, they won't have it in stock til the 15th and despite paying for next day shipping it won't arrive til the following Tuesday... bastards!

Tell them that it is you and they will send it the day before you ordered it. You are like the Godfather of interweb shoppery.

highpass
02-13-2008, 06:06 PM
hahah I tried that, yet was informed that "Unless your post count is over 5k we don't care, peasant".

Zef
02-13-2008, 06:12 PM
Just tell them you fought in the great spam war of '06 and didn't become a General for nothing. Surely Veterans get better service?

highpass
02-13-2008, 06:25 PM
No young Zef, much like 'nam we're merely ridiculed. Sorry state of affairs.