[Olpc-open] Getting anxious about G1G1 shipping

ETM etm1935 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 20 21:31:10 EST 2007

I am brand new to the list and the brand new owner
of an OLPC.  It arrived today in Alexandria,

Merry Christmas.


> Hi Carol (+list)

> I am on the east coast, so if yours are due
> tomorrow, then you won't  
> be the latest as mine will be at least as late. Ah well.

> Sigh...

> --Tom

> Quoting Carol Lerche <cafl at msbit.com>:

>> Hi Tom -- I was a first day donor too.  Many day1 folks have received their
>> machines and more are in transit.  They are being delivered by Fedex ground,
>> shipped from Libertyville IL from Brightstar.  Fedex will tell you if your
>> packages are in transit if you call their 800 number and give them your
>> shipping address.  I have discovered through this means that my four are in
>> transit to be delivered tomorrow.    Are you on the West Coast?  I am.  It
>> seems that those have come latest.  You can get more help on the forum
>> http://olpc.osuosl.org/forum/ or on the irc channels
>> irc.freenode.net##g1g1(chat) or irc channels
>> irc.freenode.net#olpc-help.
>> Merry Christmas!
>> Carol Lerche
>> On Dec 20, 2007 5:57 AM, Tom Stewart <laptop at tastewar.com> wrote:
>>> I ordered two G1G1 XO's on 12 November for my two daughters, as did a
>>> friend, and aside from the Welcome email, which had this statement:
>>> Our "first day" donors are our highest priority and we are making
>>> every effort to deliver your XO laptop(s) as soon as possible. We will
>>> send you an update upon shipment.
>>> neither of us has heard anything. I can see on the "Shipping
>>> information" page [1] that I should be able to expect them by 24
>>> December, and that is what I am hoping, but time is running out. I see
>>> others have received theirs. Are these being shipped out FIFO? Or
>>> geographically? I know that laptop.org is not a commercial operation,
>>> and I don't expect all the bells and whistles of order status pages,
>>> and I don't expect someone to lookup my personal order. But what I
>>> would like to know is, are you all still expecting to be able to fill
>>> all those Nov. 12-15 orders (esp. us 1st day orderers!) and get them
>>> delivered in time for Christmas? Some re-assurance at this point would
>>> be nice, or an acknowledgment that it ain't gonna happen.
>>> Thanks, and please excuse my holiday anxiety!
>>> [1] http://laptopgiving.org/en/shipping-information.php

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