Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by zenako » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:19 pm

kitenerd wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:06 am
Harneloot wrote:
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but I think I am getting fatigued by the pace these last 5 years. :?
You and the DF crew it seems.

Lets hope we can get to a more sane and manageable place for everyone.
And some of us are beginning to approach the event horizon on storage issues. One reason I was more circumspect on my KSVI pledging and overage in the PM.

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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by kitenerd » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:06 am

Harneloot wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:20 pm
but I think I am getting fatigued by the pace these last 5 years. :?
You and the DF crew it seems.

Lets hope we can get to a more sane and manageable place for everyone.
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Post by dice4hire » Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:04 am

+1 to that. I ain't a bunch of bunnies so only a measly human +1
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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by Harneloot » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:20 pm

Been here for a long time...long before the forums website changed....back before the rabidfox was banned (the only ban ever I think?) and when the good Canadian Dudebird would post his builds and sometimes forget to remove his paraphernalia from the shoot :lol:

Anyway - the ONLY promotions I ever remember were the *bonus* promo times for ordering 3 sets of the upcoming new set release (e.g. PRE-Order 3 sets of Return of the Ancients and get a FREE painted promo 4-way intersection piece etc). It was somewhat hellish waiting for years between new releases and restocks....but....I sometimes pine for those old more calm days as opposed to the frantic & frenetic pace of the MASSIVE KS system that is now in place. I truly love all my many many Dwarven Forge sets of both materials, but I think I am getting fatigued by the pace these last 5 years. :?

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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by Blue Prophet » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:44 pm

kitenerd wrote:
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Yet what we hear is the KS's are better for business because other than restocks, the webstore doesn't move much inventory... We'll the best way to move stagnant inventory is to give folks a reason to order today rather than next month.
Maybe the recent lack of webstore business is because I now have no money left after the last Kickstarter, and need to think about the next. When do you get caught up on all the items missed from previous Kickstarters? The Kickstarters and Dwarvenite have certainly increased overall sales and the customer base. It shouldn't be too difficult to have some promotions for the web store. Even a couple times a year would be cool.

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Post by kitenerd » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:42 pm

There are many things DF could do to drive webstore sales... but they seem to focus on the KS's exclusively

In 6yrs here, the only webstore promotion that i recall was a paint sale. Thats it. No Free shipping on orders over X placed before x and such date. No free mini sampler with every order over $150. No random piece from busted sets included with ever other order (place two orders back to back and be gauranteed a free piece!). No order during the month of z and get entered to win a free something. No "Nate Nina and the crew have signed the bottoms of pieces in random cavern sets, order today and hope you get one!" Place an order for Resin and Dwarvenite and receive a free copy of the Dwarvenaut!

So many opportunites to drive sales that are missed. Yet what we hear is the KS's are better for business because other than restocks, the webstore doesn't move much inventory... We'll the best way to move stagnant inventory is to give folks a reason to order today rather than next month.
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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by DWChancellor » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:06 pm

unclebilly wrote:
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you run a chance of a random surprise of getting one added to your order.
I see how that would be cool, but at the same time it seems a shame that they might go to people without a specific interest in the pieces. After the whole discussion of negative water spaces vs. tiles during the last KS...

Long ago there were tales of "extra" pieces packed into big orders. It was a bright and warm tale but it feels like something DF has outgrown. Though perhaps some cool seasonal chase pieces would be a good idea to push buyers into the webstore!
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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by unclebilly » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:43 am

Another thing they could do is something like Reaper does with their orders. This would be on a larger scale but would work for both DF and for buyers. If you spend X amount on a orders you run a chance of a random surprise of getting one added to your order. This would push DF orders up and make if a fun surprise for the buyers. They could stretch this out as long as they wanted to help with sales. If they go this way I would love to see a counter with the amount they have to give out and a count down to when one is given away. Sort of a DIG congrats to one luck customer on the Home page.

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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by dice4hire » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:05 pm

Whoever gets those sets will indeed be lucky.
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Re: Hum-di-dum...Early June Resin Water Restock ???

Post by Riley » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:48 pm

I paid ~$500 for a lightly used River set. I don’t feel terrible about that, as it adds a lot of variety and options to resin cavern water that will never be available any other way.

(I’m assuming that the mythical “lake sets” restock does not include river sets - and if it does, and I am lucky enough to get one, well, it would be awfully nice to have two river sets.)

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