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Offline zapiy

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2018, 17:14:23 PM »
It is a shambles.  :o
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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2018, 10:55:40 AM »
Dispatch day today! Apparently.

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2018, 12:26:36 PM »
*sadtrombone*

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2018, 14:07:48 PM »
Here's the latest excuse for the delays:

Firstly, many thanks for all the lovely messages and offers of support. We are a little bit overwhelmed and feeling the "Speccy" Love - keep it coming we appreciate it.

We are working our way through a few last minute obstacles, but we still plan to get the very first units out by the 12th as promised.

Also a games list has been "leaked" - this is NOT the final list, and it contains some games we removed many months ago. Because of this we have put back the release of the final list.

We are also fixing the Roll of Honour and updating the name changes you have requested. It is taking a little longer than expected but we will get to you.

Back again tomorrow.

Happy Sunny Wednesday.

— Retro Computers Ltd
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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2018, 22:23:15 PM »
Crazy situation.
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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2018, 23:52:36 PM »
The twelfth of May has come and gone, and none of the Vega+ consoles have been sent out. Apparently not one person has even been contacted about their shipping address to send them out to!
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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2018, 09:28:31 AM »
Its shocking, I can only imagine the amount of grief this is causing.
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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2018, 10:44:15 AM »
On Monday they said they'd be sending the final emails out within 48 hours. Not via Indiegogo (because apparently they "don't have the capacity", but of course it's so that there's no proof).

It's now Thursday.

No emails.

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #23 on: May 17, 2018, 12:14:53 PM »
There is nothing you can do about it legally either, right?  One of the issues with crowdfunding is that you are accepting the risk the projects may not come to fruition.

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #24 on: May 17, 2018, 13:54:36 PM »
Ah, but you can. Someone did.

A backer took them to court, and the judge decreed that they were pre-ordering, not speculating. They didn't deliver, they had to refund.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/31/crowdfunding_court_case_refund_retro_computers_zx_vega_plus/

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"That document is important in my view for this reason: it says 'this order'. Not 'this pledge' but 'this order' has been successfully added to your campaign," said the judge. "That would appear to be something that was probably in my view provided by Indiegogo but there’s no clarification of that. It makes it clear, 'this is an order'. This was successfully added to your campaign. This is the information that was provided to the claimant at the time."

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #25 on: May 17, 2018, 13:59:55 PM »
That is great and a good precedent! 

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Re: Sinclair Vega Plus
« Reply #26 on: May 18, 2018, 06:26:48 AM »
This thing keeps rumbling on and on.
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