Blowout Cards Forums
May Flowers

Go Back   Blowout Cards Forums > COMMUNITY > Off Topic

Notices

Off Topic This section may contain threads that are NSFW. This section is given a bit of leeway on some of the rules and so you may see some mild language and even some risqué images. Please no threads about race, religion, politics, or sexual orientation. Please no self promotion, sign up, or fundraising threads.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-22-2017, 01:37 AM   #1
fm8418
Member
 
fm8418's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: ohio
Posts: 6,259
Send a message via AIM to fm8418
Default Classic SNES pre order now on Best Buy

The preorder for CLASSIC SNES is live on Best Buy.com
fm8418 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 03:47 AM   #2
majestik101
Member
 
majestik101's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Smelly California
Posts: 13,590
Default

__________________
Looking for: 2017 Panini Phoenix Black Parallel RC Chris Godwin /10, 2017 Panini Select Chris Godwin RC Vertical Multi Color Patch Auto Tie-Dye /10 and 2017 Panini Limited Warren Moon/Earl Campbell Dual Auto /10
majestik101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 09:34 AM   #3
chrisfaceoff
Member
 
chrisfaceoff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: NEPA
Posts: 7,426
Default

Didn't even know about this, now im kinda pissed I didn't.
__________________
Looking for Lorenzo Mauldin Topps Chrome Printing Plates
Go JETS !!!! J! E! T! S! JETS! JETS! JETS!
chrisfaceoff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 09:44 AM   #4
smanzari
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Illinois
Posts: 2,205
Default

It's live, but wouldn't let me add to cart/preorder
__________________
<----- Check out my COMC for Regular Sales*!
(*Auto Accept is always ON when a Sale is NOT running)


smanzari is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 11:09 AM   #5
Nuurgle
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: PNW
Posts: 512
Default

I was on as soon as the alerts went out, but Best Buy's checkout procedure is so overly cumbersome and asinine that I wasn't able to get checked out before the stock was gone.
Nuurgle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 11:25 AM   #6
nabzy28
Member
 
nabzy28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: In a warehouse of common sense
Posts: 4,693
Default

I'd have to believe there will be more from BB. They've done this garbage with the amiibos, too. They'll show up early, a few people will somehow get in orders, and then they show up later for much longer periods of time. The new Zelda amiibos would show up as available on a near daily basis, for upwards of a month, but you could never actually complete an order. Not sure if they do it just to test the site/order page or mess with bots. Or both.
__________________
Will 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 be the year Panini finds Marvin Harrison & Marcus Allen to sign their NFL's Greatest Signatures cards? 05/08/18: Replacements requested. Let's see what happens...
nabzy28 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 11:28 AM   #7
cardsharkk
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,362
Default

I had it in cart and tried checking out countless times but kept saying "Not available within 250 miles of your location". (there is a store like 25 min from me). Makes no sense. Sad bc walmart canceled the two I ordered...

Apparently Amazon went live this morning too, AND YOU COULD BUY QUANTITY UP TO 30 on a new page they created, different from the page thats been up for weeks!... and they are saying it wasnt an error... wow

Last edited by cardsharkk; 08-22-2017 at 11:30 AM.
cardsharkk is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 11:33 AM   #8
nabzy28
Member
 
nabzy28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: In a warehouse of common sense
Posts: 4,693
Default

I still don't believe the Amazon ones. Sold by whatever "Nintendo digital downloads" is and not listed by the official name, as the one on the original Amazon placeholder is. I do think the BB ones were a test, and will be honored. Not nearly as certain about the Amazon ones. Whatever the case, more are coming. Nintendo officially said end of August.
__________________
Will 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 be the year Panini finds Marvin Harrison & Marcus Allen to sign their NFL's Greatest Signatures cards? 05/08/18: Replacements requested. Let's see what happens...
nabzy28 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 01:30 PM   #9
jiggidy
Member
 
jiggidy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 7,777
Default

Got the Walmart in stock alert at 1:04. Got to the site at 1:05 and Out Of Stock.
__________________
20% Off Auto Accept on COMC
Collecting: Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, & Detroit Tigers
Amari Spievey Collector: 42/42 (100%) - Non 1 of 1's; 2/11(18%) - 1 of 1's; 0 Incoming
Lions HOF Collection: 21 RC's, 3 GU, 7 Autos
jiggidy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 02:46 PM   #10
nabzy28
Member
 
nabzy28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: In a warehouse of common sense
Posts: 4,693
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jiggidy View Post
Got the Walmart in stock alert at 1:04. Got to the site at 1:05 and Out Of Stock.
WM, from what I can gather, sold out in less than 2 minutes.

Apparently GameStop has bundles available via their app, but everyone seems to be stuck loading, etc. GS also did in store pre-orders, and I was lucky enough to get to one close by and get the last one they had. The sprint through the mall parking lot was totally worth it, as 5 more people got in line behind me in the minute it took me to check out. Another was running toward GS as I was walking out.
__________________
Will 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 be the year Panini finds Marvin Harrison & Marcus Allen to sign their NFL's Greatest Signatures cards? 05/08/18: Replacements requested. Let's see what happens...
nabzy28 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 03:23 PM   #11
nabzy28
Member
 
nabzy28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: In a warehouse of common sense
Posts: 4,693
Default

This is a hilarious cluster, as usual. GS has basically taken their website down and is only selling them in bundles on their phone app. Thinkgeek shows up with them in bundles, minimum of $140 with garbage combined in (and that $140 one sold out in about 30 seconds). Target may or may not have effed up and allowed people to order 30 of them at a time.... ah, Nintendo and the stupid retailer alliance failing like a champ. Nintendo: "We made way more of these". Humanity: "How many more?" Nintendo: "Like 15 or 20."
__________________
Will 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 be the year Panini finds Marvin Harrison & Marcus Allen to sign their NFL's Greatest Signatures cards? 05/08/18: Replacements requested. Let's see what happens...
nabzy28 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 04:24 PM   #12
Fenian95
Member
 
Fenian95's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2,503
Default

I managed to grab one off Best Buy Canada this morning at 10am.

They have a Twitter feed that announces pre orders/stock availability a few hours ahead of time so you can be ready for the launch.

By far the easiest checkout for them is via PayPal. Have PP signed in beforehand, click the PP button, click submit order, DONE! Took me 15 seconds start to finish.

I have gotten the NES Classic, Switch, some nice Amiibos, and now the SNES Classic via this method.
__________________
Fair shipping warning: I live in Canada
https://www.flickr.com/photos/106409997@N08/albums
I Collect: Mary Bellamy sketches
Fenian95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 04:40 PM   #13
Nuurgle
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: PNW
Posts: 512
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nabzy28 View Post
This is a hilarious cluster, as usual. GS has basically taken their website down and is only selling them in bundles on their phone app. Thinkgeek shows up with them in bundles, minimum of $140 with garbage combined in (and that $140 one sold out in about 30 seconds). Target may or may not have effed up and allowed people to order 30 of them at a time.... ah, Nintendo and the stupid retailer alliance failing like a champ. Nintendo: "We made way more of these". Humanity: "How many more?" Nintendo: "Like 15 or 20."
Gamestop did the same thing with the NES Classic restocks. You couldn't just buy the system there, you had to buy a bundle that came with an off-brand wireless controller for an extra $20, or a book, or a backpack/carry case, etc. They've been doing it with the Switch, also.

Not enough margin in the hot consoles to sell them at retails, so they force you into buying crap you don't want to get the piece you do. They've also flagged all of the extra items so they can't be returned unless the entire bundle is returned.
Nuurgle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 05:30 PM   #14
ohio_mba
Member
 
ohio_mba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 1,475
Default

Amazon and Walmart both failed. I've been signed up for email notifications when pre-orders go live. I received nothing from either of them. Pisses me off.
ohio_mba is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 06:31 PM   #15
nabzy28
Member
 
nabzy28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: In a warehouse of common sense
Posts: 4,693
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ohio_mba View Post
Amazon and Walmart both failed. I've been signed up for email notifications when pre-orders go live. I received nothing from either of them. Pisses me off.
Well, if you've got a Toys R Us nearby, there's slightly better hope than usual. They confirmed on their Twitter account that they are not doing pre orders and will have them available in stores on Sept. 29th. I would think that will result in a much better chance of them having upwards of 80-100 available on launch day, at busier locations. I mean, they consistently seemed to get a dozen or so of the NES Classic on random days. If they just save them all for the 29th, people may have a decent shot at one if other retailers do something similar and save more for the physical locations.
__________________
Will 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 be the year Panini finds Marvin Harrison & Marcus Allen to sign their NFL's Greatest Signatures cards? 05/08/18: Replacements requested. Let's see what happens...
nabzy28 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2017, 10:44 PM   #16
Brobocop
Member
 
Brobocop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 6,311
Default

Nintendo sucks. Pure and simple. I'm so sick of their manufactured scarcity. I had to deal with this nonsense with the Wii back when I worked at GameStop. How is it that Sony and Microsoft can pump out enough launch consoles that has higher end components and costs more to manufacture? Such crap. I don't want to see them go out of business or anything, I just want them to cut this crap. They are becoming a distributor with re-sellers becoming the ones who actually benefit. Nintendo sells the SNES classic to re-sellers who then in turn sell it for $400+ on eBay. Yeah, makes total sense.

In short, I'll let Mr. Jim Sterling sum it up (well a 10 minute video isn't short, but he makes a lot of good points.

https://youtu.be/wS5-9GLOxF0
Brobocop is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 07:49 AM   #17
JosieD
Member
 
JosieD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 17,033
Default

My husband is still upset over his cancelled walmart order. The kicker is he got an e-mail asking if he was happy with the product he purchased from them. They cancelled his order after the processed the payment.
__________________
#TEAMConnor #TeamLeoneez

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money." John Ruskin
JosieD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 12:58 PM   #18
Anderdale
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: GA
Posts: 5,598
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brobocop View Post
Nintendo sucks. Pure and simple. I'm so sick of their manufactured scarcity. I had to deal with this nonsense with the Wii back when I worked at GameStop. How is it that Sony and Microsoft can pump out enough launch consoles that has higher end components and costs more to manufacture? Such crap. I don't want to see them go out of business or anything, I just want them to cut this crap. They are becoming a distributor with re-sellers becoming the ones who actually benefit. Nintendo sells the SNES classic to re-sellers who then in turn sell it for $400+ on eBay. Yeah, makes total sense.

In short, I'll let Mr. Jim Sterling sum it up (well a 10 minute video isn't short, but he makes a lot of good points.

https://youtu.be/wS5-9GLOxF0
I want to see them go out of business.
__________________
Looking for Zack Collins Cards
Anderdale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 01:20 PM   #19
JosieD
Member
 
JosieD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 17,033
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brobocop View Post
Nintendo sucks. Pure and simple. I'm so sick of their manufactured scarcity. I had to deal with this nonsense with the Wii back when I worked at GameStop. How is it that Sony and Microsoft can pump out enough launch consoles that has higher end components and costs more to manufacture? Such crap. I don't want to see them go out of business or anything, I just want them to cut this crap. They are becoming a distributor with re-sellers becoming the ones who actually benefit. Nintendo sells the SNES classic to re-sellers who then in turn sell it for $400+ on eBay. Yeah, makes total sense.

In short, I'll let Mr. Jim Sterling sum it up (well a 10 minute video isn't short, but he makes a lot of good points.

https://youtu.be/wS5-9GLOxF0
I started to watch the video but I am at work. I wanted it for background noise but it will have to wait.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anderdale View Post
I want to see them go out of business.
I hope they don't. It is the only system my husband will buy. I'd have a lifetime of complaining to listen to.
__________________
#TEAMConnor #TeamLeoneez

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money." John Ruskin
JosieD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 02:22 PM   #20
Clarka3
Member
 
Clarka3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 18,111
Default

just build a raspberry pi...
__________________
Luke Kuechly Collector
pending: w8lifter28 (custom),

Don't ask me how much I want to offer. Come with a price in mind. If I don't want it or think it's worth that, I will let you know.
Clarka3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 02:32 PM   #21
Devi8or
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Anchorage Alaska
Posts: 6,749
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Clarka3 View Post
just build a raspberry pi...
BUT WE MUST HAVE IT NOWWWWW!!!!

the games have only been released for like 20 years!

serious note, use an emulator.....you'll get bored of the games quickly anyways
__________________
My PC Needs: Mariners!!(Felix Hernandez and Kyle Seager for daughters) Wendell Smallwood, WENTZ WAGON!
Devi8or is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 02:42 PM   #22
glen87
Member
 
glen87's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: VERMONT
Posts: 35,785
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JosieD View Post
I started to watch the video but I am at work. I wanted it for background noise but it will have to wait.



I hope they don't. It is the only system my husband will buy. I'd have a lifetime of complaining to listen to.
then the two of you would be on equal terms since he has you to listen to already
__________________
https://www.flickr.com/photos/glen87/albums
collecting James Madison University players of all sports
glen87 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 02:57 PM   #23
Clarka3
Member
 
Clarka3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 18,111
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Devi8or View Post
BUT WE MUST HAVE IT NOWWWWW!!!!

the games have only been released for like 20 years!

serious note, use an emulator.....you'll get bored of the games quickly anyways
THIS. I played the #@#@#@#@ out of my pi for about a month. Now it just gets busted out if I have friends over that are interested in a retro game.
__________________
Luke Kuechly Collector
pending: w8lifter28 (custom),

Don't ask me how much I want to offer. Come with a price in mind. If I don't want it or think it's worth that, I will let you know.
Clarka3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 02:57 PM   #24
Devi8or
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Anchorage Alaska
Posts: 6,749
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by glen87 View Post
then the two of you would be on equal terms since he has you to listen to already


or

__________________
My PC Needs: Mariners!!(Felix Hernandez and Kyle Seager for daughters) Wendell Smallwood, WENTZ WAGON!
Devi8or is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2017, 03:42 PM   #25
Brobocop
Member
 
Brobocop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 6,311
Default

I'm usually against piracy but since Nintendo doesn't like to play by copyright laws, then why should I? I say this because they are notorious for issuing take down notices on YouTube for videos that are clearly fair use. So they violate copyright laws on the regular, yet cry when it happens to them. They are seriously stuck in the past. Their approach to online is laughable, their lack of product is ridiculous in 2017, and they show plenty of contempt for their fans and retail partners. I don't want to see them go out of business, I want to see them catch up to modern times.
Brobocop is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2013, Blowout Cards Inc.