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Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
« Reply #575 on: May 02, 2016, 04:34:58 pm »
Well I had a Oasis Black 3g without special offers ordered with a delivery date of May 11.  But by canceling that order and reordering with one day shipping I will have it May 4th!  :D

Almost no rhyme or reason.....congrats to you and all who've already received theirs!

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #576 on: May 02, 2016, 04:56:30 pm »
    Almost no rhyme or reason.....congrats to you and all who've already received theirs!

    Yes I agree!  I had checked the date today expecting it to be longer.  Then after the delivery date of May 6 popped up I tried One day shipping and it said May 4th release day delivery!  I jumped on that with all four paws :)

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #577 on: May 02, 2016, 05:48:26 pm »
    Yay!!!
    I'm glad to hear that so many Oasis devices were received today and that folks are liking them. I've been using DH's since last week but I am still hyper that mine will be here Wednesday.

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    « Reply #578 on: May 02, 2016, 07:18:30 pm »
    I have been visiting for years but never posted[emoji4]. It has been a joy to kindle watch with everyone this year.  I have been a kindle owner since the keyboard.  I have purchased one every year since then.  I skipped the PW3.  I received my Kindle Oasis today and I love it.  I was able to play with it for a couple of minutes before I had to head back to work.  But I am loving the lightness and the return of page turn buttons[emoji4].

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #579 on: May 02, 2016, 07:24:44 pm »
    I have been visiting for years but never posted[emoji4]. It has been a joy to kindle watch with everyone this year.  I have been a kindle owner since the keyboard.  I have purchased one every year since then.  I skipped the PW3.  I received my Kindle Oasis today and I love it.  I was able to play with it for a couple of minutes before I had to head back to work.  But I am loving the lightness and the return of page turn buttons[emoji4].

    Yay, Consuelo!  Glad you love your Oasis!

    So glad you've started posting!

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #580 on: May 02, 2016, 08:13:37 pm »
    I just got notice from amazon my 3G oasis, merlot, w/o offers shipped via UPS. It said will be here tomorrow. Not sure about that since release is Wednesday, but it has shipped!  ;D
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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #581 on: May 02, 2016, 08:15:27 pm »
    Just checked my "countdown app" - 70 days to our Disney World trip, and 35 to Oasis delivery.
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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #582 on: May 03, 2016, 02:38:19 am »
    My 3G/Walnut is supposed to be here tomorrow, but so far no serial number, and order status just says "Shipping Soon".   But the rotary hammer I ordered Sunday night (Not from Amazon) shipped last night, so there's that. :)

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #583 on: May 03, 2016, 03:58:36 am »
    I received an email this morning at 3:55 AM saying my kindle has shipped.   Yeah!
    It's still saying I will received it tomorrow.   ;D ;D ;D

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #584 on: May 03, 2016, 05:21:32 am »
    My 3G/Walnut is supposed to be here tomorrow, but so far no serial number, and order status just says "Shipping Soon".   But the rotary hammer I ordered Sunday night (Not from Amazon) shipped last night, so there's that. :)

    For your safety, please do not try to read a Kindle book on your rotary hammer. I am reliably informed they have software incompatibilities. I'm not sure about B&N books, you might be okay reading a Nook book.
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    « Reply #585 on: May 03, 2016, 05:23:56 am »
    It somehow made it to my local post office from California overnight. So I assume it will be out for delivery today.

    Now begins the wait and  catching the office folks as they are not delivering to my door, even if I am home.

    Unless of course its in a envelope small enough to fit into my small mail box. DVD's fit into that mailbox.

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    « Reply #586 on: May 03, 2016, 05:39:15 am »
    It somehow made it to my local post office from California overnight. So I assume it will be out for delivery today.

    Now begins the wait and  catching the office folks as they are not delivering to my door, even if I am home.

    Unless of course its in a envelope small enough to fit into my small mail box. DVD's fit into that mailbox.

    It's a pretty small box, and could be in a padded envelope I guess. Mine came in a much bigger box -- but it was shipping from Best Buy.

    Can you go down to the office early and let them know you're expecting it and see if they're nice people and can call you when it comes? ::) 

    Though I do sympathize -- my son has the same issues if we send him stuff. And there isn't even an office to leave it at! :o He's basically said that if it's anything bigger than an envelope we need to let him know and/or send it to the theatre where he works since he's there more often. UPS won't leave stuff, either -- there's no where to leave it -- so he ends up having to go pick it up.
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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #587 on: May 03, 2016, 05:48:15 am »
    Just checked my "countdown app" - 70 days to our Disney World trip, and 35 to Oasis delivery.

    35 days... We are getting closer! :D

    Congratulations to everyone getting their deliveries this week!  I'm keeping myself busy during my Oasis wait by finally setting up Calibre and organizing my library.

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #588 on: May 03, 2016, 05:50:34 am »
    It's a pretty small box, and could be in a padded envelope I guess. Mine came in a much bigger box -- but it was shipping from Best Buy.

    Can you go down to the office early and let them know you're expecting it and see if they're nice people and can call you when it comes? ::) 

    Though I do sympathize -- my son has the same issues if we send him stuff. And there isn't even an office to leave it at! :o He's basically said that if it's anything bigger than an envelope we need to let him know and/or send it to the theatre where he works since he's there more often. UPS won't leave stuff, either -- there's no where to leave it -- so he ends up having to go pick it up.
    It's why I used one day ship in the first place. Hoping it would then be shipped UPS. Which does come to my door.

    Office peeps will not call, I asked them before about an item. They get all huffy and annoyed that they have to stack all of our packages in the office. They act like they doing us a favor, but since USPS does not have to come to apartment doors in our are, they kind of have to.

    There is a reason why I diverted some orders that I used to use prime on to prime now. If its available that is. At least they also come to my door.

    So it could come anywhere from 11 am to 4 pm. Depends on what driver and when I can catch them in the office. They love to take really long lunches.  ::)

    Its the same issue every month when we have to pay rent. We don't have a mail slot in the office door anymore were it used to go on as it was broken in. It is inside the office now and they are not even open non the weekend anymore. I think they finally started coming in on saturday for like 3 hours.
    I get my workout trying to catch them. Calling doesn't work as they can be at the office but not answering phones.

    But if its small enough, it will go in my mail box and then I don't have to worry about that. I just have to wait for the mail man to be done then. He doesn't like anyone trying to get their mail until he is done will ALL the apartments. Sigh. 

    you know whats great though? Sunday delivery. Our office is closed on Sundays and so USPS has to actually come to the door. They don't knock or ring, they just throw it up on the platform, but at least it gets there.  8)

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    « Reply #589 on: May 03, 2016, 05:55:28 am »
    My 3G/Merlot shows shipping soon.  It still says delivery is tomorrow.  I haven't been charged and there is no serial number yet  [emoji30]


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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #590 on: May 03, 2016, 06:01:54 am »
    It somehow made it to my local post office from California overnight. So I assume it will be out for delivery today.

    Now begins the wait and  catching the office folks as they are not delivering to my door, even if I am home.

    Unless of course its in a envelope small enough to fit into my small mail box. DVD's fit into that mailbox.

    It came from Amazon in a zip-open cardboard box about 8.5x10 inches.



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    « Reply #591 on: May 03, 2016, 06:04:33 am »
    Atunah....yay! I hope you are able to easily get your Oasis without chasing the office people down multiple times. Mine was shipped USPS also and mine came in a padded envelope. The box is probably about the size of a CD, but it's much thicker.

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #592 on: May 03, 2016, 06:05:02 am »
    For your safety, please do not try to read a Kindle book on your rotary hammer. I am reliably informed they have software incompatibilities. I'm not sure about B&N books, you might be okay reading a Nook book.

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #593 on: May 03, 2016, 06:36:35 am »
    thanks for the measurements Betsy. That should fit in the mail box, its not a big one, tall and very narrow so it would have to be deep enough. I think it might be. That is if mine comes like that.


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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #594 on: May 03, 2016, 06:41:31 am »
    It came from Amazon in a zip-open cardboard box about 8.5x10 inches.

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    Mine came in a padded envelope.

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #595 on: May 03, 2016, 06:45:55 am »
    Just checked my "countdown app" - 70 days to our Disney World trip, and 35 to Oasis delivery.

    Almost 11 hrs later....Disney is in 69 days now, but Oasis is now just 3 days instead of 34!!  Obsessively checked my ship date this morning for the gazillionth time and it's changed from June 6 to May 6 - it'll be here Friday!!!  Doing my happy dance here!  ;D
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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #596 on: May 03, 2016, 06:48:13 am »
    Disney is in 69 days now, but Oasis is now just 3 days instead of 34!!  Obsessively checked my ship date this morning for the gazillionth time and it's changed from June 6 to May 6 - it'll be here Friday!!!  Doing my happy dance here!  ;D


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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #597 on: May 03, 2016, 06:48:16 am »
    Mine came in a padded envelope.

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    Mine will probably be wrapped in rice paper.  ;D

    Or its one of those where they put it in a big box full of air pockets.

    Disney is in 69 days now, but Oasis is now just 3 days instead of 34!!  Obsessively checked my ship date this morning for the gazillionth time and it's changed from June 6 to May 6 - it'll be here Friday!!!  Doing my happy dance here!  ;D

    Yay.

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #598 on: May 03, 2016, 06:48:55 am »
    Mine came in a padded envelope.

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    Interesting.  Was yours delivered by UPS?  That's who delivered mine.  Maybe it's a UPS requirement.

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    Re: The Official Kindle Oasis (and other models) Watch Party Thread
    « Reply #599 on: May 03, 2016, 07:05:05 am »
    Interesting.  Was yours delivered by UPS?  That's who delivered mine.  Maybe it's a UPS requirement.

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    Yes, UPS, padded envelope. I receive quite a few things from Amazon in padded envelopes, all delivered by UPS.

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