STUPID-STUPID-STUPID GRrrrrrrrrrrrr Some people are just STUPID

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OK, I am trying to buy a Leupold Scope on E-Bay. However they refuse to sell it to me because it can't be shipped to a foreign country. Here is their last response: "You will have to contact your local customs. Customs will not allow us to ship this item".

Note: This company is in the continental United States. And thinks Alaska is a foreign country.
 

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Wow thats disappointing, i'd be concerned about the scope being genuine, sounds like its coming out of California?
 

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Hey, I had a guy here in Maryland think AK was an island out by Hawaii. Most maps show AK and HI by themselves, and I guess he wasn't aware that AK was attached to Canada.
 

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Saw a add in Fur Fish and game that said they sold traps all over the U.S. and Alaska.
 

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I'm just waiting to hear what the exchange rate for american money to alaskan money is...
 

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I'm just waiting to hear what the exchange rate for american money to alaskan money is...

I tell people (Lesser 48-ers) that it is generally 1.5:1 given that most items are at least half again more expensive in the Republic of Alaska than it is in America.
 

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Friggin crazy! I too have had my share of people not knowing where we are and have had some actually argue about it.
Aside from stupidity- shipping is nuts!
I was just pricing some tires I can't find locally and one large tire retailer wanted $712 for shipping 4 tires to me ground. 2 day air was $1200.

AGL- let me know what scope you were wanting...I have a couple of leupolds I might let go of.

BEE
 

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Thanks I have about 30+ Leupolds. This is a special Tactical Leupold scope. http://www.leupold.com/hunting-shooting/scopes/mark-4-mrt-riflescopes/mark-4-mrt-1-5-5x20mm-30mm-m2/ I have the top reticle and I am wanting to also own the middle reticle Leupold part # 110180 with the http://www.leupold.com/reticles/whitepaper/cmr2-moa-subtension-info_1708/





Friggin crazy! I too have had my share of people not knowing where we are and have had some actually argue about it.
Aside from stupidity- shipping is nuts!
I was just pricing some tires I can't find locally and one large tire retailer wanted $712 for shipping 4 tires to me ground. 2 day air was $1200.

AGL- let me know what scope you were wanting...I have a couple of leupolds I might let go of.

BEE
 

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Friggin crazy! I too have had my share of people not knowing where we are and have had some actually argue about it.
Aside from stupidity- shipping is nuts!
I was just pricing some tires I can't find locally and one large tire retailer wanted $712 for shipping 4 tires to me ground. 2 day air was $1200.

AGL- let me know what scope you were wanting...I have a couple of leupolds I might let go of.

BEE
Have them sent to Lynden Fife Wasington and let them foward to you here, wa to ak should be $100-150.
 

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I have 200,000 Alaska Airline miles, I can fly down and get it. Or have it sent to family and have them mail it for $8.00


Have them sent to Lynden Fife Wasington and let them foward to you here, wa to ak should be $100-150.
 

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"Sir, we only ship to the continental US."
"Mam, Alaska is part of the continental US"

A few times I have held some companies to their 'free shipping to continental US' just out of spite for being treated rudely. They get a memorable geography lesson and the web page jargon switched tout suite. Lucky they did not not ship me a box of rattlesnakes. :)
 

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Thanks Andy. I had some other mud tires sent up that way and saved a couple hundred bucks.
AGL- good luck with getting it and I hope it is a good buy.
 

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Keep in mind that half the people in the world are below average. And, average isn't all that high.
 

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This is one of the 'topics' that can get real interesting if it was not so true! Over the years, like everyone one else, I could go on an on about what some people think about Alaska!
 

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This is one of the 'topics' that can get real interesting if it was not so true! Over the years, like everyone one else, I could go on an on about what some people think about Alaska!


For a number of years, I was a purchasing agent (Supply Officer) for AK DOT/PF. I shoulda kept a log of all the stupid excuses people would give us for not being able (wanting to) sell and ship something for the State. I could have published it all in a little book and made a buck..!
 

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OK, I am trying to buy a Leupold Scope on E-Bay. However they refuse to sell it to me because it can't be shipped to a foreign country. Here is their last response: "You will have to contact your local customs. Customs will not allow us to ship this item".

Note: This company is in the continental United States. And thinks Alaska is a foreign country.

And most likely think we all live in igloos...:think:
 

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I heard Alaska was purchased by the US but no humans live there cause its covered in several feet of snow year round...?

Back when Sara Palin was running for VP I was at a family gathering and a comment was made by a gal " Well, if she gets elected she will have to move to the United States" ! There are a lot of very oblivious people that just don't pay much attention to things outside of their personal interests...
 

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Hey, I had a guy here in Maryland think AK was an island out by Hawaii. Most maps show AK and HI by themselves, and I guess he wasn't aware that AK was attached to Canada.

Yep. Got that when I was in the military too!!
 
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