Can Focalprice deals be allowed please? - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HUKD, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HUKD app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit

All Comments

(53) Jump to unreadLocked
Comments/page:
Page:
#1
I`m pretty sure they have something to do with Dealextreme anyway, if you follow this link they are actually advertising Volumerate http://www2.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15613 click on "buy3+" then scroll down, seems strange to advertise competition.
[admin]#2
Thanks Gari189, we'll take a look at this once we've had some feedback on the site.
banned#3
The sites are similar, though not sure there is a connection.

I've only placed 2 orders with them - though the second hasn't turned up (and was sent on the same day!) That was 3 weeks ago. Wouldn't surprise me in the least if its the postie! Actually - just realised - I placed another order last night with them!
#4
I'm another who has used them for about a dozen orders, all have been fine though they do take longer to arrive than deal extreme.
#5
Yeah, Focalprice should be added. Same kind of outfit as DX, but certainly not the same company. :) The two are big rivals - DX don't allow any talk of them on their forums, with the word 'focalprice' or any variation of it being filtered, no advertising the competition!

The two sites competing is one of the prime reasons the DSTT is now less than $6 delivered - they are constantly undercutting each other by a few cents every few days.

Made a few orders from FP myself, containts a few things DX doesn't and can sometimes even beat them on price before DX pricematches.
[mod]#6
Been using Focal Price for quite a while and never had any probs. Often been quicker to ship than DX as well.
#7
I've only used them once, but was quite happy with them, one of the items I ordered didn't work, they very speedily sent me a replacement, thumbsup from me;-)
#8
TGB
Yeah, Focalprice should be added. Same kind of outfit as DX, but certainly not the same company. :) The two are big rivals - DX don't allow any talk of them on their forums, with the word 'focalprice' or any variation of it being filtered, no advertising the competition! .


[COLOR="Red"]Strange Dealextreme allow Focalprice to advertise on Dealextremes site though![/COLOR] :whistling:



http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/4429/volumerate.jpg
banned#9
Syzable
Been using Focal Price for quite a while and never had any probs. Often been quicker to ship than DX as well.


I've found the reverse of that. Ive ordered stuff from DX that have been with me in 5 or 6 days. Nothing I've ordered at folcalprice has even been processed to send at that point!
[mod]#10
guv;4667683
I've found the reverse of that. Ive ordered stuff from DX that have been with me in 5 or 6 days. Nothing I've ordered at folcalprice has even been processed to send at that point!


Is it cause i is Triad?? :w00t:

I think it must be luck of the draw. :)
#11
cuzzy
[COLOR="Red"]Strange Dealextreme allow Focalprice to advertise on Dealextremes site though![/COLOR] :whistling:


Volumerate are DX - they use Volumerate to target big bulk orders. Used to be their outlet for selling flashcarts (specificially the R4) when they had some problems a year or so back :)
#12
TGB
Volumerate are DX - they use Volumerate to target big bulk orders. Used to be their outlet for selling flashcarts (specificially the R4) when they had some problems a year or so back :)


Sorry, I see what you mean now, :oops: I`m confusing Focalprice with Volumerate.

I`ll get my coat! :oops:
banned#13
cuzzy
Sorry, I see what you mean now, :oops: I`m confusing Focalprice with Volumerate.

I`ll get my coat! :oops:


I did think that was the case... but didnt reply in case you meant Volumerate was connected to both.... and I thought it unwise to correct on something I wasn't 100%on!
#14
guv
I did think that was the case... but didnt reply in case you meant Volumerate was connected to both.... and I thought it unwise to correct on something I wasn't 100%on!


Wish you had... :oops:.

http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/9201/frink.gif

Just ordered a pair! :whistling:
banned#15
Syzable
Been using Focal Price for quite a while and never had any probs. Often been quicker to ship than DX as well.


Seems I owe Focalprice an apology!

The package Ive been expecting (was sent at the end of February) was here all the time!)

The postman however is going to get a slap for throwing it over my side gate into a passge at the side of the house I never use! Luckily the missus got me to get some gardening stuff today and used the gate, or I'd be none the wiser!

Haven't opened it yet - but the package is pretty soggy still!
#16
Hmm just put a post up for Focal price for a DSL case for 47p delivered, its got removed with no explinaiton so i did a search and found this thread.

Find it strange that deal extreme is allowed and these folks are not :whistling:
#17
Any update on this?

It seems there is plenty of positive feedback for Focalprice, probably more than Deal Extreme or LED Shoppe got before being they were allowed to posted on HUKD.
#18
My DS flip case & screen protectors arrived today, i ordered last Sunday so a week for delivery, all good quality :thumbsup:
banned#19
Ever feel like you're talking to a brick wall?
#20
Hi Guys

Focal Price deals [COLOR=Red]can [/COLOR]be posted on HotUKDeals.

Thanks for all the positive feedback.
banned#21
emmajk42
Hi Guys

Focal Price deals [COLOR=Red]can [/COLOR]be posted on HotUKDeals.

Thanks for all the positive feedback.


Wise move. Thanks Emma.:thumbsup:
#22
It's the same company, one of my dealextreme orders said focusprice ltd (or something like that) as the address it was shipped from.
#23
dcx_badass
It's the same company, one of my dealextreme orders said focusprice ltd (or something like that) as the address it was shipped from.


Think it mabe a third party that ships products for both companies. DX and FP use many different companies to supply goods and they ship them out.
#24
this company sells nothing but fakes............i used them before in oz good prices but not genuine!!

check this n95 for 100 bucks
http://www.focalprice.com/N95_Mobile_Phone_30_Screen_13M_Pixels_Frontal_20M_Pixels_Back_Camera_Black_MH040B_1540.html

its a mistake allowing these deals as it will bring down hukd with disrespute
#25
casparwhite
this company sells nothing but fakes............i used them before in oz good prices but not genuine!!

check this n95 for 100 bucks
http://www.focalprice.com/N95_Mobile_Phone_30_Screen_13M_Pixels_Frontal_20M_Pixels_Back_Camera_Black_MH040B_1540.html

its a mistake allowing these deals as it will bring down hukd with disrespute


Yes its a GHG N95? Its does in no way claim its a Nokia N95 and doesn't have even similar spec.
#26
GAVINLEWISHUKD
Yes its a GHG N95? Its does in no way claim its a Nokia N95 and doesn't have even similar spec.


mate these are poor quality and counterfeit, i really dont think hukd should be associated with them for selling copied goods

yeah they have cheap prices and some good deals but i think its a bit too close to the line tbh

here read some of this

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies-archive.cfm/1034044.html

http://www.redflagdeals.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-647628.html


http://www.focalprice.com/showpicture.aspx?sku=MH040B

its identical and called the n95 just with no nokia branding....iphone clones etc etc

how would you defend that if somebody were to start investigating promoting fakes
#27
casparwhite
mate these are poor quality and counterfeit, i really dont think hukd should be associated with them for selling copied goods

yeah they have cheap prices and some good deals but i think its a bit too close to the line tbh

here read some of this

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies-archive.cfm/1034044.html

http://www.redflagdeals.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-647628.html


http://www.focalprice.com/showpicture.aspx?sku=MH040B

how would you defend that if somebody were to start investigating promoting fakes


But Dealextreme are ok with you?

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.13139

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.12810

Not to mention tons of iphone style phones and HTC.

How about a SAMSUHG http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.17845

Or

A NOKLA http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.20350
#28
GAVINLEWISHUKD
But Dealextreme are ok with you?

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.13139


not working for me mate what is it?

i think they the same mob but run as 2 different arms 1 selling fakes, you got to admit it can only do this site harm promoting them man?

well if thats the case then yeah dx they should be struck off as well, i havnt used the site in ages tbh

but alrady we got people posting blatantly fake nds games gta china wars
#29
Think the whole point is that they sell little bits and bobs at cheap prices. Thats what 99% of people use them for.
#30
dont get me wrong i think focalprice has some good stuff n prices but dont think they should be advertised here thats all

http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/381928/gta-chinatown-wars-12-81-delivered-/
#31
emmajk42;4947533
Hi Guys

Focal Price deals [COLOR=Red]can [/COLOR]be posted on HotUKDeals.

Thanks for all the positive feedback.


Cheers for the reply Emma :):thumbsup:
#32
Thanks Emma , had some great stuff from them :thumbsup:
[helper]#33
Good news - thanks Emma
#34
About time! =D I have tried to post focal price before, great items, fast shipping and always great price. Thanks Emma
#35
as posted and proven fake here
http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/381928/gta-chinatown-wars-12-81-delivered-/showthread.php?p=4947859#post4947859

can we start posting chinese louis vuitton and gucci bags please i have a number of sites i can start posting if this is allowed....

maybe ill start making my own xbox games and selling them in the fs/fgt section also, i can do very good copies , ill even have the correct ESRB rating and classification for this country lol
[helper]#36
Casper - many of the goods are obviously not fakes but if you see any deals posted (from Focal Price, DX or anywhere else for that matter) that are fakes feel free to say so in the relevant thread.....
#37
gari189
Casper - many of the goods are obviously not fakes but if you see any deals posted (from Focal Price, DX or anywhere else for that matter) that are fakes feel free to say so in the relevant thread.....


seem ridiculous to be promoting sites that are selling fake goods no matter if some things are legitimate, most of the items are not!

if you direct somebody to the site from here you are potentially advertising fakes even if the item happens to be genuine

apple branded laptop sleeves etc? the headphones that arrive with apple logos on for like 2 dollars delivered

then you are gonna start having them sold in the fs/ft section fake nokias and games etc

wrong very wrong

legal minefield, court case wqaiting to happen with the exposure hukd has
#38
casparwhite


legal minefield, court case wqaiting to happen with the exposure hukd has


What court case would "they" bring against HUKD?

If it's counterfeit, report and spam it.
[helper]#39
casparwhite
seem ridiculous to be promoting sites that are selling fake goods no matter if some things are legitimate, most of the items are not!

if you direct somebody to the site from here you are potentially advertising fakes even if the item happens to be genuine

apple branded laptop sleeves etc? the headphones that arrive with apple logos on for like 2 dollars delivered

then you are gonna start having them sold in the fs/ft section fake nokias and games etc

wrong very wrong

legal minefield, court case wqaiting to happen with the exposure hukd has


I can see your point but its the decision of the buyer to buy or not. Let them decide if the item is a fake. Anyway some people knowingly by fake items, just for the badge (look at ebay).

There are some questionable practices which you see on Hot Deals, discount codes which may not be honoured (Littlewoods), companies who provide continental electrical items (Pixmania), ordering items specifically to get free delivery then returning the item (Tesco sim card). At the end of the day its up to the members whether they want to take the risk.
#40
gari189
I can see your point but its the decision of the buyer to buy or not. Let them decide if the item is a fake. Anyway some people knowingly by fake items, just for the badge (look at ebay).

There are some questionable practices which you see on Hot Deals, discount codes which may not be honoured (Littlewoods), companies who provide continental electrical items (Pixmania), ordering items specifically to get free delivery then returning the item (Tesco sim card). At the end of the day its up to the members whether they want to take the risk.



i know there are a few grey areas but they are not really detrimental to the site, if people start listing them fake noklia mobile phones through this site and it blows up in somebodys face and damages them, i think hukd could be held responsible as most people would not come across them otherwise.

yes some people order from them already and will continue to do so

but these items are not tested to european health and safety standards and could albeit in the worst case scenario seriously harm or maim somebody

i have used them many times myself and are pretty reliable tbh but as a massive online footfall site like this i think it could be damaging and irresponsible allowing these deals to be posted

anyway im just adding to the debate, ultimately its the mods decision but just wanted to bring the downside of promoting them to the forefront

Post a Comment

No more comments can be posted to this thread.
Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!