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 Posted:   Aug 21, 2013 - 9:53 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Free Shipping or 30% off on select used items. (ichooseship or ichoose30)
Thurs 22nd to Sat 24th.

On Monday GoHastings advertised a new sale. The trick was you could shop and put stuff in your cart four days early, but you couldn't use the coupon code(s) until today. I am sure a trick to get ppl to submit their order early without the benefit of the sale. roll eyes

I nabbed 5 used scores for $10 dollars. Originally had 6 scores, but it was sold before I could apply the coupon code. mad

Anyway it was a stupid way to run a sale, but nabbed some scores I really wanted and never picked up before. smile

 
 Posted:   Aug 23, 2013 - 2:59 PM   
 By:   drivingmissdaisy   (Member)

When ever I order used CD's off of amazon I AVOID every time GOHASTINGS. I ordered I believe three times and each time I was burned.

One time I ordered Cats And Dogs, the John Debney score I believe it was. I received CATS on Broadway only disc 1. ODD. A couple other issues as well. One disc had tape and stickers and everything all over it.

Though someone ordered Jaws or Jaws 2 from them and received the CD SIGNED. I guess Hastings didn't know what they had. I looked at it and it was HIS signature. So you never know. I've had bad luck, someone else had WONDERFUL luck.

 
 Posted:   Aug 23, 2013 - 3:55 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Thanks for chiming in. I've never had "bad" service. But their sales are getting more and more convoluted, and its almost not worth the time.

They used to have store wide sales. Now it's sales on "qualified" items. Which means searching page by page. Of course they want the customer searching by page instead of the search function in hopes you pick up stuff you weren't planning on getting. (until you saw it)

Also a lot of "used" CD's are usually listed as "Out Of Stock" nowadays. (but at least they inform you when you try to put it in the shopping cart.)

This latest sale where you could shop 4 days early, but couldn't apply the code until the day of the sale. They also said your items will remain in your shopping cart for 90 days. Well when I returned four days later my cart was empty. I had to find those CD's all over again.

Finally their search function by title is horrid. Put in "Alice in Wonderland" and you will get a thousand hits. The only way around this is to search by composer.

One more thing. I don't know how they make money. They often ship CD's in separate packages. So I purchased 5 CD's for under two dollars each with free shipping. I will probably get the 5 CD's in separate packages meaning GoHastings paid more for shipping than the profit of the sale. confused
But that's their problem!

 
 Posted:   Aug 23, 2013 - 10:58 PM   
 By:   Michael Scorefan   (Member)

When ever I order used CD's off of amazon I AVOID every time GOHASTINGS. I ordered I believe three times and each time I was burned.

One time I ordered Cats And Dogs, the John Debney score I believe it was. I received CATS on Broadway only disc 1. ODD. A couple other issues as well. One disc had tape and stickers and everything all over it.

Though someone ordered Jaws or Jaws 2 from them and received the CD SIGNED. I guess Hastings didn't know what they had. I looked at it and it was HIS signature. So you never know. I've had bad luck, someone else had WONDERFUL luck.


Hey Drivingmissdaisy, I don't know how long ago it was that you ordered the cd, but GoHastings has great customer service. I ordered the John Ottman score to the first Fantastic Four movie from them through amazon a few years ago, and I received the song compilation album instead. I called them up to complain, and they gave me a full refund (including my shipping costs) and told me to keep the cd. And a nice coaster it is. I have ordered other things from them since then, and I have had pretty good luck. It has been a while since I ordered from them, so things may have changed. My not ordering recently isn't due to dissatisfaction, I just haven't seen anything they have offered on amazon that has caught my interest.

 
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