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RE: [Yuricon] Re: Decent method for getting Ultra Jump? (Hayate X Blade -related)

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  • Erica Friedman
    It s always a balance - you basically end up paying for fast or waiting, no matter what you do. :-) I like UJ too - it s deeply weird. Cheers, Erica Hungry for
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 30, 2010
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      It's always a balance - you basically end up paying for fast or waiting, no matter what you do. :-)

      I like UJ too - it's deeply weird. 

      Cheers, 

      Erica 

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      > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
      > From: sarcastic_weasel@...
      > Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 21:25:47 +0000
      > Subject: [Yuricon] Re: Decent method for getting Ultra Jump? (Hayate X Blade -related)
      >
      > Yeah, I figured as much, but I wanted to make sure there weren't any stones left unturned. (You never know where a magic bean may be hiding!)
      >
      > I live in NC, so there aren't any shops here that carry UJ, and if I buy from Kinokuniya, the shipping + markup + delay will be about the same as SAL.
      >
      > Either way, it's worth the hassle. It's my favorite manga. I just wish I could get into the other series in UJ, so I could feel the expense was justified.
      >
      > Time to go weigh some magazines, stare at some shipping tables, and stare at my wallet again. XD
      >
      > --SW
      >
      > --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Erica Friedman <alecto_fury@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Well, you've kind of covered the three main mailing methods, there aren't any other choices, except overnight.
      > > I get my Ultra Jump at a local Japanese book store, but they still are usually behind Japan, as they get everything in in large shipments.
      > > It's not like there's a magic bean for shipping things overseas - fast is expensive an cheap is slow. Those are the available options. :-)
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > > Erica
      > >
      > > Yuricon - "For real women who like their women...animated."
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      > >
      > > > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
      > > > From: sarcastic_weasel@...
      > > > Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 05:34:09 +0000
      > > > Subject: [Yuricon] Decent method for getting Ultra Jump? (Hayate X Blade -related)
      > > >
      > > > Okay, so I've been getting Ultra Jump from Japan through the mail for my Hayate X Blade fix, and I've tried a few shipping options, and it comes out either expensive or slow.
      > > >
      > > > My experiences have been:
      > > >
      > > > EMS: Fast. Too expensive. Have to sign for it, which means I have to drive 40 minutes to the post office. Not worth it at all.
      > > > Airmail: Fastish. Still expensive, but I don't have to sign for it.
      > > > SAL: Slow as hell. (3 weeks.) Not that expensive, but can I hold out?
      > > >
      > > > I was wondering if anyone else orders magazines (not tankubons), and what sort of experiences they've had. Better yet, can you get them in the US? What's the lag?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks in advance.
      > > >
      > > > SW.
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