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    is still in the oven

    What does "is still in the oven" mean? Does it mean new?

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    Re: is still in the oven

    It could mean several things. We need more context if we are to help you.

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    Re: is still in the oven

    Your order is still in the oven

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    Re: is still in the oven

    If that were said in a restaurant, it would mean that the meal you had ordered had not yet reached the moment for removal from the oven.

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    Re: is still in the oven

    I made a purchase online, and saw this sentence> "Your order is still in the oven"

    Does it mean still processing/did not process yet?

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    Re: is still in the oven

    Did you order food? If it's a pizza, for example, which they are going to deliver to your house then it literally means that it is still being cooked.
    If you did not order food, then it seems to be a humorous way of them saying "It's still being made" or just "It's not ready yet".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: is still in the oven

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Did you order food? If it's a pizza, for example, which they are going to deliver to your house then it literally means that it is still being cooked.
    If you did not order food, then it seems to be a humorous way of them saying "It's still being made" or just "It's not ready yet".
    I did not order food, so I think the person is trying to be humorous.

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    Re: is still in the oven

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post
    I did not order food, so I think the person is trying to be humorous.
    It would seem so. It's very difficult getting information out of some people.

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