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Question We Are Electricals (UK) - 04-25-2013, 00:00 | posts: 163

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Anyone any experience of ordering from these?

Seen a couple of hdd's I want, cheapest I've found by some distance. Online reviews of WAE mention taking your money and delayed receiving of goods (and in some cases not at all) even though when ordering their website shows they have stock.

Need to know whether to steer clear. Thanks

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Anyone any experience of ordering from these?

Seen a couple of hdd's I want, cheapest I've found by some distance. Online reviews of WAE mention taking your money and delayed receiving of goods (and in some cases not at all) even though when ordering their website shows they have stock.

Need to know whether to steer clear. Thanks
I'd probably steer clear. Get your stuff from Scan.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 00:15 | posts: 163

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I'd probably steer clear. Get your stuff from Scan.
Thanks but I'm looking for people's experience who have actually ordered from WAE.

Scan ain't all that btw. I am local to them and have had problems when returning faulty goods.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 13:53 | posts: 4,900 | Location: London

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Thanks but I'm looking for people's experience who have actually ordered from WAE.

Scan ain't all that btw. I am local to them and have had problems when returning faulty goods.
So am I, never had any issues.
   
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Same too, never had any problems with Scan.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 15:01 | posts: 163

Well I've bit the bullet and ordered. Paid by credit card so I'm covered if things go tits up.

Thanks for all your input guys.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 18:35 | posts: 830

Have you been to their site lately? Seems it's having a 'Refresh' now does that look dodgy or what?

See reviews here: http://www.reviewcentre.com/reviews260382.html
   
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Well I've bit the bullet and ordered. Paid by credit card so I'm covered if things go tits up.

Thanks for all your input guys.
Paid by credit card meaning they now have your credit card details ?
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 18:43 | posts: 2,009 | Location: Estonia

Oh geez look at those reviews.. damn that's gotta be hard one. Hopefully you'll get your items and.. you won't get "mugged" this time.

Hahaha lol yeah, it does look kinda dodgy lol. Uber funny. XD
   
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Paid by credit card meaning they now have your credit card details ?


Those reviews are pretty damning.
   
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mjw be gettin' mugged. ..hopefully not. XD

HAHA LOL this is just sick
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bought samsung smart tv es6710, delivered without adapter. They ignored emails, then arranged collection without arranging with me. Then customer service agent cc'd me in on email ridiculing me. They intentionally tried to circumvent my consumer rights, defraud me, and breached SOGA. Stay well away...based in Birmingham Police and Trading Standards investigating...they will be bankrupt within 12 months
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If I could give negative stars I would.

Look guys - do not buy from this "business".

Initially they coax you to pay by direct bank transfer for a small discount.

The consequence of doing this is that there is no Visa or other audit trail.

You will not get your goods. Telephone calls will be answered, initially at least, politely but the weeks and months will go by and your goods will not arrive.

Forget refund rights because, with this outfit, you are not a customer but rather a 'mark'.
Wait hold on mjw now you've ordered and the site is down? ..damn. XD

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scan, ebuyer, aria, novatech are the ones I use the most.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 19:03 | posts: 26,656 | Location: Hampshire, UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011...-laptop-refund why on earth would anyone order from them? do you not value your money op?
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 19:07 | posts: 9,769 | Location: UK

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Have you been to their site lately? Seems it's having a 'Refresh' now does that look dodgy or what?

See reviews here: http://www.reviewcentre.com/reviews260382.html
Jebus!
Op, I'd cancel now, maybe you will get your money back.
Cheap prices often = con

You created a thread about them, why didnt you wait for the responses??
Not only that but what you read mirrors what others found, which is atrocious.
You werent mugged, you gave them money.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 19:07 | posts: 11,376 | Location: England

Oh dear!

Darren Creswell and Ben Slater are the registered directors. They have a couple of other companies too.

The website is now down for a 'refresh'!
   
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Rofl, sick stuff man, modern day crooks. DO NOT want to know how much they've earned that way already, illegally.

Maybe mjw is secretly from WAE and is here on their behalf to gather some intelligence on what we think about them, or whatever. Because let's be honest.. all the information is out there.. seems weird to just come here make a thread, wait out one or two single post then order up already?

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Default 04-25-2013, 19:17 | posts: 9,769 | Location: UK

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scan, ebuyer, aria, novatech are the ones I use the most.
Aria tried to stitch me up by refusing to give me back a motherboard that Gigabyte had replaced under warranty.
Even though they had the replacement, they claimed the board wasnt under warranty and dragged their feet for weeks, yet it was brand new.
I wont be using them again!

Ebuyer are great for personal sales, but not if you buy a gift for someone or accept a gift that goes faulty.
The person who bought it has to do the whole process of returning it, including arranging for collection, even if they have permission from the purchaser to talk about the RMA.
Getting permission to talk about it takes days and doesnt make any difference, a waste of time.
I just had this experience returning a gift, my friend had to do every step of the process, a royal pita.

Scan have been good and Ebuyer too if not buying a gift.
No experience of Novatech so cant comment on them.

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Rofl, sick stuff man, modern day crooks. DO NOT want to know how much they've earned that way already, illegally.
Definitely crooks and I hope that Trading Standards and the Police are investigating.
   
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Default 04-25-2013, 19:18 | posts: 6,997 | Location: 127.0.0.1

Why do people ask for advice on a site, get lots of replies warning them away from it and reasons why, and then go ahead and order from it anyway ?

I see it all the time and can't work it out

Unless they are the owners of the site and are going to reply in a few days saying their order arrived fine
   
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Haha lol exactly lol, my thoughts Extraordinary.

I was like also like ehh... what the hell is this lol, is same dodgy as the site itself. XD
   
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...Unless they are the owners of the site and are going to reply in a few days saying their order arrived fine
I wondered that at first and was ready to report it, but thought I'd wait a bit.

lol nice first post edit Hallryu
   
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Weareelectricals server is in France btw.
   
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haha lol nice Yeah should be good now..

Oh geez.. what a story. These things do happen once in a while.

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I'd steer clear if scam (scan) as well, awful company, ignore emails, rip you off.
   
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I'd steer clear if scam (scan) as well, awful company, ignore emails, rip you off.
What happened?
   
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