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“Who's at home game”

Written on: 09/11/2013 by GerryStewart (1 review written)

I wish I had read the reviews for this AWFUL game before buying it. What has really annoyed me is that the game is for sale on the ELC Website in the UK for £5 whereas it was marked in the Irish store at €11.99 and had a large reduced to €5.74sticker. That said, I would not pay £1 for this poor quality game. As one of the previous reviews said, you would not expect this poor quality from an ELC product. ELC should withdraw this and refund all previous customers their money… Read Full Review

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“Elc useless avoid at all costs”

Written on: 08/11/2013

I placed a very large exsencive order for my youngmsonmwho has aurtism for his birthday I placed the order five days before his birthday as it clearly states 3-5 days delivery 5 days later working days I might add they still have not got the order ready "processing" not been shipped they don't care at all poor excuse "it's a buzzy time for us" "in the terms it says we can take 5 days to ship it" well it's been five days and it's not shipped so I guess elc are going to either sort out my problem… Read Full Review

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“What a joke”

Written on: 26/07/2012

Totally annoyed with this service, I ordered goods and paid extra for next day delivery and the goods haven't arrived!! It's my sons birthday tomorrow and won't be a happy boy all down to ELC, i also had the same problem 2 year ago at xmas - i shouldve learned then defo wiould not recommend them to anyone unless u want to be disappointed!! That is all!! … Read Full Review

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“False promotions ”

Written on: 16/09/2011

I purchased a number of items from ELC TOYS and was charged for them seconds after the order was placed only they never applied the current promotion to the order and I was overcharged. After calling their ridiculous customer service phone centre several times over the course of a week and never being called back and constantly hearing the automated voice of you have been placed in a que and will be called back shorty, I was furious. A simple refund when the company is at fault should not be so… Read Full Review

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“ELC were doing a special offer on a Playtable and a...”

Written on: 07/03/2011

ELC were doing a special offer on a Playtable and a Train Playset before Christmas. I thought it would make a terrific gift for my nephew. I ordered the two and they arrived soon thereafter.

The set weighed about 5 pounds and retails for about £125. ELC's packers had decided to dsend it in an ill-fitting cardboard box and had put in a sheet of brown paper (not scrunched up, just lying flat) as some sort of protection for the journey!!

The set had rattled about on its journey and arrived… Read Full Review

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“Absolutely appalling customer service and still no...”

Written on: 24/12/2010

Absolutely appalling customer service and still no sign of the goods arriving before Christmas even though I have had an email stating that the goods have been dispatched. I ordered on the 12th December 2010. Think twice about ordering from this website… Read Full Review

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“PLACED AN ORDER ON 9TH DECEMBER ADVISED A 4 DAY...”

Written on: 20/12/2010

PLACED AN ORDER ON 9TH DECEMBER ADVISED A 4 DAY DELIVERY ON SOME ITEMS 7 DAY DELIVERY ON OTHERS . NO DELIVERIES HAVE BEEN MADE AND I CANNOT FIND OUT IF I WILL GET ANY OF MY ORDER BEFORE CHRISTMAS . AS EARLY LEARNING CENTRE KNEW IT HAD A HUGE BACKLOG OF ORDERS IT WAS UNABLE TO DELIVER WHY DID THEY CONTINUE TO TAKE ORDERS .. GREED PERHAPS ?… Read Full Review

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“I placed an order with ELC for 8 items and received a...”

Written on: 29/10/2010

I placed an order with ELC for 8 items and received a confirmation email they would be delivered within 4 days. 4 days later I received a delivery - this consisted of only 1 of the 8 items (toy Story Scalextric). I waited a further 2 days assuming the rest of the order would arrive. When it did not I telephoned ELC only to be advised they were expeiencing problems with their couriers and it would take them a few days to get a response from the couriers so I would need to call back 3 days later… Read Full Review

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“We (2 families worth) recently purchased through the...”

Written on: 01/09/2010 by Theyusedtowork (3 reviews written)

We (2 families worth) recently purchased through the ELC website Birthday presents for my Nephew (who has a serious heart condition and each Birthday is very precious). We chose to have the items deliverd directly to his home as they live 6 hours drive away. A day later I had an email confirming the items had been dispatched - Brilliant I thought.

My Brother called me to thank me for the "gift" - I questioned "gift". He advised the delivery note stated items out of stock (although the web site… Read Full Review

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“Early Learning Centre online let me down less than a...”

Written on: 19/12/2008 by sam wake (1 review written)

Early Learning Centre online let me down less than a week before Xmas. I placed an order in good time (Nov 26th) but was eventually told on 19th Dec that a majority of the order was not available. I had not received any communication or advice from ELC - apart from apparently misleading info in reply to my request a week previously. I feel that this website and store is unreliable and has poor customer service… Read Full Review

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