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Hello everyone. New user here and this is my first post on BGG. I found this deal and had to share.

Amazon has the Battlestar Galactica game listed for $26.37 with their pre-order price guarantee and free shipping. This is the best deal that I've seen for it.

http://www.amazon.com/Battlestar-Galactica-Board-Corey-Konie...
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
there's also Red Novemberon pre-sale that's cheaper than TH.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
thanks for the heads up!

I dove in for one!

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Welcome to BGG and thanks for posting. It isn't helpfull for me though
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
Ordered the game. let's hope it rocks as much as I've been hearing.
 
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
This one's been up before--I know because I posted it--but it's worth a repeat, especially given the bump the MSRP of this game'll get as part of FFG's scheduled price hikes in November.
 
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
gittes wrote:
Ordered the game. let's hope it rocks as much as I've been hearing.


It does. Maybe even more than you think.

 
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And because they ship internationally (a guy in our group bought one 'cos he missed the Amazon UK batch) - plus at that price it sneaks in under the UK customs limit when they look at hitting you with duty.


Tom,

How much is the customs limit when sending game to the UK from abroad?

thanks

 
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
Is it okay to post a link to Amazon with a referral link included? Shouldn't BGG be getting any referral, and not the poster?
 
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
If there was a referral ID in that Amazon link, it was purely by accident. I copied the url directly from Amazon, not through another site. In any case, I've updated the url in the original post.

If BGG has an Amazon referral link, please let me know and I will update the original post again to reflect that.
 
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game preorder on Amazon $26.37 w/ Free Shipping.
So I canceled my preorder yesterday(low on cash atm), thinking oh I have time to pick it up again. This morning I check Amazon and they raised the price to $40!!!

Kickin' myself!


EDIT*** Overstock still has it for $25.67 so bite before it goes up...
NO longer kicking myself cuz I picked it back up!
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SouthernMan wrote:
photophilia wrote:
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And because they ship internationally (a guy in our group bought one 'cos he missed the Amazon UK batch) - plus at that price it sneaks in under the UK customs limit when they look at hitting you with duty.


Tom,

How much is the customs limit when sending game to the UK from abroad?

thanks



£18 is generally accepted as your 'free' limit before tax hits it - which is why offshore companies like Play.com usually have their specials set at £17.99


Note that for gifts (i.e. non-commercial goods) the limit is £36.00.

Which is why it is important that geek traders (and secret santas!) make sure they get their customs declaration made out correctly.

Also note that this does not apply to goods coming from with the EU - there is no charge for importing from another EU country to the UK.
You may already know this - but I am constantly surprised by folk that don't.

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Amazon sent out order cancellation/approval emails for BSG today:

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Delayed items--your approval required
Items Ordered Approve
Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game, Corey Konieczka (Designer)
Your approval required by: November 29, 2008

We will still try to dispatch the above item(s) by the approval required by date(s). If this is not possible, and we have not received your approval for the delay by the date(s) listed above, we will cancel this part of your order.
 
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strangecolours wrote:
Amazon sent out order cancellation/approval emails for BSG today:

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Delayed items--your approval required
Items Ordered Approve
Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game, Corey Konieczka (Designer)
Your approval required by: November 29, 2008

We will still try to dispatch the above item(s) by the approval required by date(s). If this is not possible, and we have not received your approval for the delay by the date(s) listed above, we will cancel this part of your order.


I haven't received an email like that (yet), and my account still shows an expected shipping date of 6-12 November.

This may mean that they have received a shipment, but not enough to satisfy all the pre-orders they had. This seems a likely scenario - I certainly hope it is so, as it means some of us are still in luck.
 
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They always send those approval emails when they haven't shipped your order in a long time. It isn't a cancellation unless you don't respond. Just approve it and your order will stand for a few more months.

That said, I'm starting to lose hope that they'll actually stock any of their Fantasy Flight stuff. They should have Black Goat of the Woods by now, for example.
 
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I received the email as well. I'm going to stick with it for a bit since the price was good, but the Black Goat of the Woods not shipping is disturbing.

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Amazon doesn't want to honor the super low price, so they just won't stock it? Great way to get out of a mistake...
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