questionswhat's up with wine woot notifications for…

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restraining myself from the pat answer and just being snarky by posting here.

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Woot Off wines tend to ship a bit slower due to the massive volumes that are sold. I believe the 5 day shipping is for general wine wooting.

If you are really concerned then you can email or pm WineDavid and he will get you an official answer.

I would suggest just staying calm and waiting patiently, if you are in that dire need of wine, then I would suggest that you continually order more so that you will always have something to drink while you are waiting for more wine to drink.

It will arrive, I would not worry. WD always makes things right in case there is a problem though.

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@myrlin: I think you completely missed the point, kiddo. I don't care when it arrives, I WANT to be NOTIFIED. As I'd said, the last two times I've received wine, the notification has shown up AFTER the wine arrived at my house (or even not at all), which is not helpful.

I thought I'd been clear when I stated this before. I don't want to have to PM anyone. I want to know that it's on the way, and approximately what day it will arrive, so as to not be inconvenienced by discovering the night before that I need to be at home the next day.

@hobbit: ??? Post away. I am trying to guess what you would have said.

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@shrdlu: something about checking your wine.woot.com account???? but I know you know better. See I read the subject and was all ready to reply with that until I opened the thread. Then I knew you posted here for a reason, but I still couldn't resist.

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@hobbit: Oh, yeah. I should probably check my account to see if there are shipping details. Nope. No details. I also read through most of the threads, and also checked to see if there'd been any likely thread posted since Feb 24 on World of Wine Woot. Nope. No post. I even read the odd post here and there on WoWW, if it looked like it might have something to do with it. Nope. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zero.

Yes, you are the funny one. You SHOULD have posted the link about my account. I probably deserve it for posting over here, but it's quieter. It's more likely that someone or other might have information. You never know. The people over on WW are nice enough, but I'm actually hoping that there's some inefficiency in the notification process that was introduced in the last 4 or 5 months, and that it can be fixed. Seriously. It used to be quite dependable, wootoff or not.

To show you that I was truly thorough, I also did the track by refernce thing, which brought up nothing.

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@shrdlu: I live in one of the states with "stick-in-the-mud buzzkilling state legislators" :-(

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@heymo: Not my fault. I live in a state with marginally more sensible laws. You have to pick and choose, you know. Please note. I said "marginally" not "much better" or "nearly perfect".

You can always move...

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You'll be best served to ask that question in World of Woot Wine. That people on Wine are generally pretty awesome and will kick out some answers. WineDavid often pipe in as well, as you probably know.

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@thunderthighs: You know I love you guys, but I am hoping for an answer to show up here. There's no good place over there that doesn't get drowned. Deals is more fun.

[Edit] +++ on Hello Kitty wedding set. OMG

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@shrdlu: I thought Hello Kitty was a winner. I try to find oddball stuff. Anyone can do the normal run-of-the-mill items. =P

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@shrdlu: You know I was being a smartass by saying that and I know you posted it over here for a reason, you aren't some random question poster who doesn't know what they are doing. I figured you had a point for posting it. I love how folks don't get that point though, maybe @jumbowoot, @wootiewooterson or @prettywootprincess will see this on Monday and help you out by alerting the wine.woot staff that there is glitch. :D

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I received a shipping notification in on January 19 for an order that was shipped on the 18th (Zeppelin). I just received two this morning from the Woot Off. Shipped on March 5 & I'm receiving notification on March 8.

You mentioned that your wine is arriving in 2 days. Does the winery notify wine.woot when they've shipped & then wine.woot sends out the email (explaining the delay in notification). It sounds you are receiving your wine before the notification even goes out (a bit of a mixed blessing).

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Stupid lightboxes that cover the comment I'm trying to answer (yes, I just opened it in another tab).

@glindagw: "You mentioned that your wine is arriving in 2 days. Does the winery notify wine.woot when they've shipped & then wine.woot sends out the email (explaining the delay in notification). It sounds you are receiving your wine before the notification even goes out (a bit of a mixed blessing)."

I can only believe that when you say "you" it was me you were referring to. I didn't mean to imply that I have EVER received wine in two days. It's Woot, that'd be crazy. I meant that I'd received a notification two days after the wine arrived (so not very useful) in one case, and NEVER received a notification in another.

Is it a problem with the wineries? Possibly, and that's certainly a good point. I just got a notification that the Ty Caton shipped this morning, and it actually has just entered the system. Perhaps there was a gentle nudge somewhere. Who can say?

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You give me hope that my own purchase might be shipping soon, since I bought this from the same Wine Woot Off.

http://wine.woot.com/Blog/ViewEntry.aspx?Id=11684

I have looked via the usual track by reference method suggested, and it does not appear to be in the system yet.

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@shrdlu: Whoops...just reread your original post. Really should drink some tea before attempting communication. At least a portion of the post was rational.

I too wondered if your post served as a gentle nudge. Hopefully we will learn how the notification process works (perhaps winery to Woot to Wooter).

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@shrdlu: just perhaps goes to show that possibly posting on this side might actually nudge in the right direction. Although it also reinforces the notion that posting over here might get better results than the otherside.

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@hobbit: I received a notification this morning that the wine had entered the shipping system. It's my favorite kind of notification, too (one that arrives before the wine does). Cabernet Sauvignon is my third favorite (closely following Merlot, and then Syrah). Mmmmm...

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@shrdlu: Sigh.....I can't drink Red, it gives me a migraine. I haven't any wine since October actually since it all gives me a headache right now.