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Old July 8th, 2008, 01:46 AM
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Default Nice Try Gothookah.com!!!!!! You can't trick us!

So me and my buddy got really excited about gothookah.com's amazing sale prices on KM's and on top of that 15% off for hookapro members. We both put in an order for a KM chiller, exotica coals, and some shisha. Clicked the checkout button and LOLOLOLOLOL. They wanted $60 for GROUND shipping, almost $140 for 3 day select, and $490 for next day!!!!! HAHAHAH. What a RIP. Immediately clicked the cancel button and just laughed. It is sad to see them trying to rip the hookah community by offering super low prices and jacking up the shipping. What a joke GotHookah.com is though!!! Just wanted to give everyone in the community a heads up!

Here is a screenshot...seriously

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Old July 8th, 2008, 01:49 AM
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Ha! what a joke... People try that same trick on eBay - Do they think we're not going to notice a ridiculous shipping cost??!!
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Old July 8th, 2008, 01:53 AM
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******* Hookah offers awesome Shipping prices
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Old July 8th, 2008, 01:56 AM
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******* Hookah offers awesome Shipping prices
$10.95 flat shipping FTW!!
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Old July 8th, 2008, 02:13 AM
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Default Re: Nice Try Gothookah.com!!!!!! You can't trick us!

Hahaha yup thats what you have to watch out for when you shop online for hookah stuff.

Like certain vendors may have cheap prices, but shipping is way too much while other vendors are the other way around. Ya just gotta look around and see which one has the best prices including shipping
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Old July 8th, 2008, 03:43 AM
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wow!!!! that's lame!!! what a dirty way to get money from the customers, that shipping price is really a rob!
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Old July 8th, 2008, 03:54 AM
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Default Re: Nice Try Gothookah.com!!!!!! You can't trick us!

This reminds me of the early days of eBay when you would bid on what appeared to be a flatscreen television, but in reality it was just a photo of one.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 04:59 AM
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Yeah they also charge CA state sales tax to all sales, which is B.S. If I don't live in CA I don't pay CA state sales tax, it's that simple.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 06:02 AM
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OMG, it would be slightly less expensive to fly there yourself and get the hookah. What a rip off! Even deliveries to UK from the States is cheaper, waaay cheaper.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 08:31 AM
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Ha! what a joke... People try that same trick on eBay - Do they think we're not going to notice a ridiculous shipping cost??!!
people do that to avoid high listing fee's. for instance, they'll sell a $400 item at $1 with $399 shipping to avoid the charge for a $400 listing. I haven't seen that in a while though.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 08:38 AM
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haha thats messed up, ebay type rip off..
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Old July 8th, 2008, 08:40 AM
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Yeah, i was hunting for a hookah for my bday, and i stumbled on this site, good prices SHITTTTY shipping charges.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 08:41 AM
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There must be a glitch in their system. I just bought a KM Chiller from Chuck two days ago and the shipping was $16
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Old July 8th, 2008, 10:47 AM
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Jesus.... do you live in the middle of frickin Zimbabwe or something?
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Old July 8th, 2008, 12:05 PM
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Anyone alert Buddy/SamB to this? They're using his forum name to screw members it looks like. That is if it isn't a site error.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 12:09 PM
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Default Re: Nice Try Gothookah.com!!!!!! You can't trick us!

I just tried the same order, but with my address. It came out to 39.95 for shipping, which is acceptable, two KM's, a kilo of exotica, and 150g of nakhla. You could try using USPS. It's cheaper that way.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 12:16 PM
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Yeah it's 37 for me. 217 for the highest option.

You live pretty far from CA, which is where GotHookahs is based I think. I would just order from *************.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 03:18 PM
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must be something wrong, for me in RI, its only 17$ for a KM ice and im on the total other side of the country. maybe your state has a weird tax or something?
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Old July 8th, 2008, 03:28 PM
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Actually, it's not a 'TRICK' per se. It's up to the consumer whether they decided to complete the checkout and make the purchase. If the consumer makes the decision to go ahead and make the purchase even after seeing these ridiculous shipping rates...then the consumer's the idiot.

The real scam comes into play in that they're wasting a potential consumer's time while the consumer spends their time searching through the site; and then decides what they want and proceeds to checkout only to see the kind of shipping rates you've posted.

It's not a scam if the consumer actually goes to the checkout; sees the ridiculous shipping rates...and still proceeds to checkout...that's just idiocy on the consumer's part.

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Old July 8th, 2008, 04:28 PM
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Default Re: Nice Try Gothookah.com!!!!!! You can't trick us!

When I ordered my km nerftiti from gothookahs a long time ago I payed 10 bucks for shipping haha. Maybe I just got lucky. In fact I paid less for everything I ordered including my hookah for less then that shipping charge up there hahah gothookahs i guess got pwned by me.

Anyways I recommend shopping with vendors the hookah community knows...Such as John at ******* hookah. Get customer service, awesome guy and great products. I recommend him.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 05:41 PM
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Default Re: Nice Try Gothookah.com!!!!!! You can't trick us!

I ordered mine yesterday. I noticed the shipping was jacked up so I just cut everything off except the hookah and ended up with this. Pretty good deal imo since I was looking at the same hookah on another website for $140. I will post again once I receive it.


Order Contents:

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Qty Item # Description Price Total
Each Price
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1 KMICE39R Khalil Mamoun 39" ICE Hookah *NEW* Red 79.99 79.99
Extras: No Extras
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Subtotal 79.99
Less Coupon km0707 (12.00)
Subtotal 67.99
Tax 0.00
Shipping (UPS Ground) & Handling 12.19
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Balance Due 80.18
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Old July 8th, 2008, 06:15 PM
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everyone seems to be getting decent listing for shipping turbo. You should go back and see if there was anything you did wrong.You should also call them and see what the deal is.
In all fairness, if there was a problem or some kind of glitch, It's really unfair for this vendor to be publicly maligned. Posts such as this can have an effect on how people view this vendor in the future. So it only seems fair that you get to the bottom of the issue before you get out the tar and feathers! Just my opinion.
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Old July 8th, 2008, 08:09 PM
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This vendor does not contribute to this forum, he uses our forum as free advertisment and does not contribute to the overall community here. He has 20 posts and 90% are hocking his wares, he has been warned. Prepare for judgement day. I did up an order just to see what the deal is and came up with $60 for shipping as well. Discount the hookah and jack up the shipping, is it legal....sure is. Is it ethical....nope. We dont need that crap here, they prey on our kindness to give them an outlet for customers and all we ask is they be fair and contribute to the community. I am so tired of watching vendors hit and run this community and contribute nothing all the while we give them free ad space in the vendor area. This must come to an end.
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isn't the vendor section fer "vendors"?
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Old July 8th, 2008, 09:36 PM
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isn't the vendor section fer "vendors"?
yes it is. We also require our vendors to participate in the overall community, not just USE hookah pro as a free springboard to sell to our members and not give ANYTHING back to the community. All we ask is that if a vendor comes to hock their wares they need to get involved in the community and post up on other topics around the forum to help the community. This site is funded out of Sambooka's pocket and by the generous donations of the elite members, but only posting for the sake of free advertising is not tolerated.
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