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    Should I stay or should I go now....?

    As some of you know, I am waiting on the delivery of a new phone all the way from China. As there is no-one at home (well apart from me!) and it will require signing for should I be safe to go to the office today or work from home (I was going to this morning anyway). Judging by the progress of this status update, should I stay at home or go into the office later and potentially miss the delivery?




    2013-02-02 22:30:00 GMT CEF HUB Receipt at Hub
    2013-02-03 00:17:47 GMT CEF Order Generated
    2013-02-02 23:13:00 GMT UK Arrived at destination sort facility
    2013-02-02 22:12:00 GMT UK Waiting for delivery
    2013-02-01 18:25:00 GMT UK Waiting for customs clearance
    2013-02-01 02:23:00 GMT UK Arrived at destination port
    2013-01-28 18:09:00 GMT SZ Departed
    2013-01-27 18:09:00 GMT SZ Arrived at export port
    2013-01-26 17:33:00 GMT SZ Order Received
    2013-01-26 21:23:26 GMT SZ Processed in BFE warehouse

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    Doesn't say out for delivery, and that normally crops up by 7am if it is out... but I have absolutely no faith in delivery companies whatsoever, so you must, of course, put your life on hold entirely until the package arrives.

    Even though when it does, they'll sign for it themselves and just drop it in your bin. Without telling you. Ten minutes before the bin men come round.

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    resign yourself to picking it up from the Depot ? or is the depot miles away ?

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    Someone has to be in to pay UPS the custom charge!

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    We only want to know one question, what phone are you waiting for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rad View Post
    We only want to know one question, what phone are you waiting for?
    IIRC it's this one.

    @Dos_Box I'd take the day off, any excuse to get out of the office is a good one.

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    Actually, it's this one: http://www.amazon.co.uk/STAR-N9770-S...9978348&sr=1-1
    And the import duty is already paid, although I would be careful as many of the same model listed for cheaper do not already have the duty added on.
    As i have said earlier, I shall do a review of this once it arrives and I've had it for a few days and then I shall let you all know which Amazon seller I brought it from.
    My trusty old Nexus One got some very amused looks from everyone of the stand at BETT in a 'how-on-earth-do-you-manage' kind of way.

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    What I should have ask is whether the line 'HUB Receipt at HUB' actually means it has been dispatched or is still at the couriers depot wherever 'CEF' happens to be.

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    I swear you showed me the other one at BETT...

    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    My trusty old Nexus One got some very amused looks from everyone of the stand at BETT in a 'how-on-earth-do-you-manage' kind of way.
    You probably did better battery-wise than I did though... Old phones have INSANE battery life. [I have a Nokia 3330 from about 10 years ago that STILL has charge.]

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    Yeah, the Nexus One still gives me a weekends worth of life with 3G on and holds it's charge like it was new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rich_tech View Post
    resign yourself to picking it up from the Depot ? or is the depot miles away ?
    in that case hope its not yodel as i tried that went to depot 3 times after going on internet as card says to tell them to leave at depot. going in to pick it up and being told its on a truck we dont get internet stuff here, and after asking in person for it to be left at depot it still went out again and promised saturday delivery failed as well turned up 1 week later i got home early

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    What I should have ask is whether the line 'HUB Receipt at HUB' actually means it has been dispatched or is still at the couriers depot wherever 'CEF' happens to be.
    I would have thought that meant it's at the depot and will be out tomorrow, but IANADD.

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    That's what I though. But 'tomorrow' was actually last Friday. So it could arrive any time now.

    *Rubs hands and waits*

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    Shiny shiny toys . Has it arrived yet?

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    Do you really think it would have arrived and we'd not heard?

    ..unless it has arrived and it's *really* bad, so Chris is sobbing into his bag of leftover lanyards

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