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nookfan249
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Registered: ‎02-04-2010
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Cover Situation Ridiculous

B&N is really missing out by not having covers for the nook available in stores.  I waited and waited because I wanted to actually touch the cover I was purchasing.  I finally got fed up and ordered one online but not from B&N - but from medgestore.com ..... and I got my shipping notice less than 24 hours after I ordered it. 

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BeckyAK
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Registered: ‎02-14-2010
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

I got my cover at a local store without any problems. Maybe it's a store to store situation and your local store either won't carry them or is still waiting for a shipment.

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Jason_Corner
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

They do have covers available in stores, although only at the larger stores.  There are 6-7 B&Ns in Columbus and only 1 of them has covers and other accessories.  It also has a full fledged Nook counter with a employee on it most of the time. 

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nookfan249
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

My local store has a section set up with racks and everything for the cases but everytime I check they tell me they are still waiting for corporate to send them.  The manager says he can't even get any additional info from them.

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pjames_clarke
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Registered: ‎02-18-2010
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Here in San Diego (off of Mira Mesa) the B&N has tons of covers etc. 

 

I agree, all the stores should have them, i needed to look and touch the cover (industrielle, trust me, best) I got.

 

- pjc

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jynclr
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Not all B&N stores have accessories for the nook. If you have other stores, consider calling and see who has what in stock.

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EOC
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Registered: ‎02-08-2010
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

 I agree.  I too wanted to see it first.  I returned the silicone one to the store because I hated it.  I ordered another on line and decided if it wasn't any good I'd return it too.

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LaLa4363
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Registered: ‎02-27-2010
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

The stores in my area never had stock. They kept telling me that they have the nook accessories display in the back but they were waiting for the accessories to come in. I've called the store everyday for a  week. I finally ordered a case from Oberon. I'm expecting it to arrive today. :smileyvery-happy:

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Cherilen
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Registered: ‎01-29-2010
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Just wondering if anyone has ordered one of the pre order covers online within the past few weeks, and if so, did they ship earlier then the expected availability date?

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Karl264
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Agreed.  I felt the same way about wanting to hold it first and drove 50 miles to the 5th store I called which actually had product.  It was annoying but glad I did.

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Larryb52
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

M-edge makes a nice cover $34.95

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Phigment
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Hmmm I ordered my cover ($29?) when I ordered my nook. I ordered the one thats the  character   &    on the font and  I believe a    ?      on the back. Basic Black and While cover. It does the job of protecting the face and book itself, as well as raising the bottom up a bit so I can press the next page key w/right thumb.

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bjmbarb
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

As mentioned in posts on other threads the M-Edge Executive cover with their light (sold sep.) that stores in that cover is super...great workmanship, color selection, leather, and has a wonderful tab insert to close the cover.  The colorful canvas Trip cover is also great for everyday.  Although it does not store the light it does have a pocket inside the cover to use the light. Wonderful everyday cover!  Also is a bit smaller than the Executive cover and again has an attached elastic to keep the cover closed. Excellent customer service too.  My B&N store carried no covers and B&N online was backordered so I searched for other options.  Glad I did.  FYI the leather and elastic Nook holders on the M-Edge covers are very secure for the Nook and also knowing what I know now I would never purchase a cover that could not be held securely closed.  Also check out the Oberon Design leather covers...WOW...just had to get one of those too!!!! 

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Doc_R
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Registered: ‎10-26-2009
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Nah, this is just a bit$h session.  My nook was in one of the first batches shipped out and within a week, I had purchased the Sevigne cover at my local B&N.  Great cover indeed and if you search, you'll find my review.  The nook took a spill the other day from a 3 foot shelf without any damage.  Do yourself a favor and get a cover asap.

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luckbear87
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

my B&N has almost all of the cases and acessories. It must be a store by store thing.

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bbbrooke
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Registered: ‎02-22-2010
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

The store I bought my Nook had did not have any accessories but on the other side of town they had a small selection of covers, the light, the battery, the screen protectors.

 

I would have just gone to the one on the other side of town to start with had I known I would end up there any way for the cover.

 

The store I bought my Nook had does not carry anything but the actual Nook.

 

Definitely a nuisance... but oh well.

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emtgirlCV
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Registered: ‎11-08-2009
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

They need a better system. The covers i like are all now on pre-order. how can they be on pre-order when they were already out ? What is going on? I wanted the green Tupper and the green back cover for an author signing coming up at the end of March...however they will be available after the signing event., both are not available now. The stores are not consistant. with inventory.They really need to work this out inorder to make the customers happy.Come on Barns and Noble, make your customers happy, we trusted your Nook and purchased it...do I love it ...absolutly! do I love your inconsistancy...absolutly not....it's frustrating. Tech support...very nice, and very friendly, but the wait is awful...30 45 minutes. You need to increase your inventory and hire more people, and Nook train your people at the Nook counter...that would be great customer service......

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JL_Garner
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Registered: ‎04-09-2009
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Re: Cover Situation Ridiculous

Whether your local B&N has the nook accessories or not depends on how "big" a store they are (determined by annual sales); the bigger stores get the accessories first, and then it trickles down.

 

For those of you living in the Philly Metro area, the stores in Valley Forge, Exton, and Princeton have the accessories in-stock.

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Life-n-Times
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Registered: ‎03-07-2010
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Re: Help, am new too this site.

Can someone please tell me something. I am new here.

 

Will I incur a $ charge when I subscribe to any given RSS Feed?

 

Thanks