Y'all are too funny!
I agree. China is the best place to start.
If you don't feel comfortable forking out hundreds to start you can search the forums group buys section also.
The links above are good stuff. I have ordered from all these places and only nice things have come of this
And it is a loaded question.. people won't want to dish because it's very difficult and time consuming (it can take weeks or months) to find the best prices, quality, and have a good item in hand. Hosts here have forked out hundreds to find the best suppliers. Also, it depends on what you're looking for.
Rabom is okay. Not