I have updated the title to be more constructive [removing the comment about this one being deleted].
@inffy thanks, from other posts I had read this was not what I understood.
@Wickedly thanks, I wasn’t saying anything about you when I responded with possibly.
@nawthor thank you for responding. I can understand that perspective and to that point I was trying to give a perspective that was both on topic (shipping) and in response to other comments. As far as locking the topic goes, you are correct there was no newer topic to put the comments on as there hadn’t been a weekly update because of the live stream (unfortunately it did not cover any shipping related topics that the weekly update would have normally). A possible solution when closing topics is to give the reasoning that the topic was closed and why posts were deleted (see @Patrick_Hermawan comments as well) . I have seen that done when a topic was reopened here.
The majority (if not all??) of us here want EVE to succeed and are willing to at least help with input if possible. Good communication is needed for community projects to succeed. I would rather hear an unpleasant truth than a nothing and be left assuming the worst.
“Your V isn’t shipping yet because the US keyboard layout got screwed up by the MFG and they are dragging their feet” or "Sorry we shipped XX peoples orders because their CC company actually sent us the funds, yours is holding them : ( "
Both of those examples are at least keeping me informed and one of them is giving me an actionable item, I can call my CC company and say WTF?? (granted Paypal is more of a pain but if 100 people call and complain about EVEs funds specifically something may happen)