My Odd City Godfather 2 shipping notification just came. ???

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Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:58 pm

He has to clear out the backlog so he can get to the sweet Andy Garcia action.
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:01 pm

Never forget...

The Fall of Roman's Empire - An OddCity Timeline.
6/21/13 - Roman claims to get kicked out of a Mondo gallery show for being considered "competition".
6/21/13 - Roman tells Mondo and EB that "OddCity is here to stay!" OddCity is changing the game!
6/22/13 - EBers quick to blame Mondo, and side with Roman. EBers begging for Roman to make Roadhouse prints.
6/23/13 - Justin Ishmael posts on EB to refute Roman's claim, and posts his cell phone number so they can discuss.
6/23/13 - Turns out Roman tried to crash a Gallery press event he wasn't invited to.
2/14/14 - Roman arbitrarily converts the subscriptions into a token system. Declares "These credits will expire on December 31st, 2014."
2/14/14 - Odd City says "Yes, everyone that purchased at that sub level will receive the Amityville wood print as soon as we get it printed up. The date is still to be determined."
4/11/14 - Someone asks when the hell the Amityville Horror wood variant will ship and Roman says "We are waiting to send this out at a seasonally appropriate moment."
5/24/14 - As of the first anniversary of the subscriptions going on sale Roman has yet to arrange for the production and delivery of the Amityville Horror wood variant.
11/11/14 - Someone asks if the Amityville Horror wood variants have shipped, Roman says "Nope. It is kinda funny that people hadn't figured it out yet. They will be coming in March. I mean, the date is right on the print."
12/31/14 - Subscription tokens expire leaving people SOL?
3/3/15 - OCE previews Godfather 2
3/6/15 - OCE puts Godfather 2 on sale, collects over $60K for regs, variants, and woods
3/8/15 - OCE sends out e-mails that claim your order has been shipped (this is so he can collect on the money paid)
5/19/15 - Printing is finished, Roman says "Shipping soon"
6/29/15 - After a month of claiming issues with customs, Roman proclaims "they have FINALLY arrived"
7/19/15 - Sarah quits OCE, eventually tells EB a few days later
7/20/15 - Roman says Godfather 2 is shipping
7/21/15 - Roman says subs and regulars are shipping first, but your position is contingent on "where you fall in the pile"
7/25/15 - Jack Durieux posts on Facebook "Has anybody received their GF2 yet?"
7/25/15 - Roman begs anyone to post a picture of the tube they received. Target date is now "by the end of the week"
7/31/15 - Bottleneck offers to help OCE with shipping, Roman declines.
8/2/15 - Roman claims a bunch of tubes he shipped have gone missing from the USPS facility, and will get to the bottom of it.
8/3/15 - OCE thread hits 400 pages, lots of dancing GIFs.
8/3/15 - Customers that filed disputes with their banks start receiving their prints in the mail. Everyone else, nope.
8/4/15 - Roman offers jrsheppa a refund if he returns the print because Coppola, DeNiro, Andy Garcia, and wine bottles.
8/9/15 - Oddcity returns to EB and writes a bunch of unreadable nonsense and blames a "former employee" for everything.
8/9/15 - Oddcity claims to never getting an e-mail from Kramerica, showing a lack of understanding of real names vs. EB screen names.
8/9/15 - Oddcity tries to make nice, using upbeat emoji, and bolding the word "finally". It doesn't work… at… all.
8/11/15 - Oddcity posts pics of underwhelming Usual Suspects / True Romance prints sold A YEAR AGO. Deletes Facebooks messages.
8/12/15 - Oddcity writes an epic post on EB. I... can't... even.
8/12/15 - OddCity says drymount you, it is your fault they haven't shipped Godfather yet. Give them an extra 7 days, please.
8/18/15 - OddCity asks customers to remain patient for another 3 days. It's been 29+ days since Roman proclaimed "now shipping".
8/18/15 - OddCity is switching to shopify, which means more crappy prints and excuses are on the way.
8/20/15 - Roman proclaims OCE will be here past December, only different.
8/25/15 - Roman declares "all prints are shipped, you'll have them by the end of the week"
8/26/15 - Roman says that the local USPS has had problems scanning, still refuses to provide tracking numbers to those that ask.
8/26/15 - Roman says "Its costing me money each day that nobody has their prints"
8/27/15 - Roman says,"no more e-mails, we are busy packing woods with some prints." Dude's been "packing" for 6 weeks.
8/27/15 - vtswordfish posts an incredible Roman/Godfather mashup image. Seriously, its the best thing ever (page 460).
8/28/15 - Roman as an "attorney" working with the post office, he's given over $3K in refunds, it's all their fault. Blame them.
8/28/15 - Roman demands an apology from all those who have called him a liar.
8/28/15 - Roman sends out fake tracking numbers to get customers off his back.
8/29/15 - Roman blames USPS on twitter for not scanning tubes, but still says GF2 prints are shipped.
8/31/15 - Roman posts a picture on Facebook of a carload of GF2 tubes being brought to a USPS location for shipping.
8/31/15 - Daniel Danger being awesome
8/31/15 - Ebay flipper atexas comes to Roman's defense, claiming to have made hundreds of thousands on prints.
8/31/15 - It's obvious that atexas is in cahoots with Roman, nothing but compliments. Things get heated with downforcemedia.
8/31/15 - Lots of redactions. OddCity thread gets shut down.
9/1/15 - OddCity thread back up.
9/2/15 - Some people are starting to receive their GF2 prints.
9/3/15 - Many are still waiting for their GF2 prints to arrive.
9/8/15 - Looks like Roman only shipped out one batch of prints, many people are still waiting.
9/10/15 - OddCity Thread 500 page .gif party
9/11/15 - Odd City vs. Bottleneck
9/13/15 - Roman's daughter. Local celebrity. Chaos. Thread gets locked.
1/13/17 - Shipping notifications.
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:10 pm

An all-time high water mark for this site that thread was.
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:11 pm

No mention of Mike Judge or Da Geto Boys? For shame
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:40 pm

Who took the time to document and type out that historical account? (???!)

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Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:49 pm

wonkabars7 wrote:Who took the time to document and type out that historical account? (???!)

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are you kidding? people on here live for fudge like that.
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:12 pm

wonkabars7 wrote:Who took the time to document and type out that historical account? (???!)

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It was ongoing.
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:54 pm

8/3/15 - OCE thread hits 400 pages, lots of dancing GIFs.
That was a great drymounting day!
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:56 pm

jayper wrote:
8/3/15 - OCE thread hits 400 pages, lots of dancing GIFs.
That was a great drymounting day!

Awwwww yeah, I member!
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:09 pm

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Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:40 pm

Codeblue wrote:No mention of Mike Judge or Da Geto Boys? For shame
Drawing a blank... is it timeline worthy?
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:58 pm

Duh.

P.S. Think it was part of the "chaos" mentioned in one of the entries.
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:05 pm

Sounds like a ton of fun, thanks for the recap
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Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:08 am

Jesus.... that recap was interesting. Made me want to punch Roman's teeth in and I never even purchased a GF2 poster.
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