Like many personal blogs of its era, this blog is moribund, a casualty of what we might call "the Facebook effect." However, as of late 2015, two things are clear: (1) The Indie Web is a thing, and (2) the re-decentralization of the web is a thing. So who knows?
2016 2017 2018 (!) could be the year this blog rises from its own ashes. Stay tuned!
Your order information appears below. Due to a high volume of orders, we will contact you to confirm your order with the details about your delivery and total cost within 5 - 7 business days… . IMPORTANT: Your credit card will not be charged before you receive complete information including the shipping & handling fees, applicable taxes and you have confirmed those charges… . Our online advisors will email you to confirm your order, actual shipping and handling and tax totals, and full payment process.Well, this sounds a bit slow and laborious and silly for an e-commerce site, but okay, I’ve still saved myself a trip to Emeryville, right? I figured it’d take an extra week, but at some point, I’d still have Patrull headed my way.
Hello Matthew,What we have learned here: Not all the items in the IKEA online store are actually available for sale through the online store. You can click to order anything you encounter, you can give them your credit card number and complete what seems like a very real checkout process, but then the system can e-mail you to let you know that it was all a dream. If there are worse online shopping experiences out there to be had, I ain’t finding ‘em. Two thumbs way down, IKEA.
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