Sunday, November 1, 2009

I Can't Believe This! It's Totally Ridiculous!

Yesterday, I sent Lindsay The Soap Girl a convo on Etsy. (If you're not sure what I'm talking about, please read the I'm Angry! >:( post)

Hello Lindsay,

I don't think I'm going to get the package after all, right? It's been a sssooo long time and there's not even a shadow of it. I won't bother about this anymore. I'm not wanting to nag you or anything, it's just that I have already give up. Prizes from other giveaways I won arrived but not this one. I'm really sad and frustrated. The address I gave you was correct, and it isn't possible that it won't arrive unless you didn't mail it. Oh well, let's hope this won't happen again.

I had not received your email attempts to contact me. They must have been sent to my spam folder.

I don't have the money to send your giveaway item out of the USA and the giveaway was intended for those within the USA. I am regretful in not informing this of you sooner. I honestly just didn't want you to get pissed and figured you would shrug it off because it's SOMETHING FOR FREE.

If you'd like to pay for shipping it can still be arranged as the prize is still sitting on my counter.

(She didn't even mention that giveaway was open to US only. Nothing.)
Hi Lindsay,

Don't you check your spam folder? I've e-mailed you at least 7 times and never receive a reply.

If you don't have the money, you should have mentioned it when you host the giveaway. Telling the winner that you can't send the prize after they win is very irresponsible. I'm not shrugging it off. If you can't send me the prize, you should at least tell me about it and not just keep quiet like it hadn't happen before. If somebody gives you a prize and then take it back without saying anything, what would you feel? "Oh, it's just something for free?"

If you can't send all of them, you can always send one or two, and not nothing at all. This is so ridiculous!

Best regards,
Like i said, this giveaway is USA only and I'm sorry that you do not live in the country to receive your prize. "I don't have the money to send your giveaway item out of the USA and the giveaway was intended for those within the USA. "

When i held the giveaway, and now, i had money to send the prize to a person residing in the USA. The winner does not live in the USA therefore i do not have the $20 to send you your free crap that you did nothing for.

And actually yes, if i did not receive something that i did not earn, i did not pay for, i did not do anything to receive i would not feel cheated because I didn't do anything to attain the object.


Can you believe this? In the previous e-mail I sent her in June, she promised me that she will send it to me soon and now, she's telling me she want me to forget about it and that the giveaway was intended for US residents only. If that is so, why didn't she just say it when she was holding the giveaway? Alright, let's hope I won't have to encounter this type of problem in the future.

And wait a minute, did she just announce her soaps are "craps"?


Ave said...

Wow! I would never thought these kinds of things happen. I have won 2 big giveaways and then they told me, that it was only for US.
And calling her products as crap, hmm, I have no words :D

Hope all your other prizes will arrive on time :)

Aik said...

I love to hear from you, Ave! Hope you'll visit more often. :D

carly said...

honestly that's RIDICULOUS.
that is totally totally dumb.

TigerLily said...

I think that's kinda irresponsible, at least she could find a way to make it up to you somehow instead of ignoring you pretending that you would shrug it off anyway. And I agree with Ave, calling her own products as crap???


Original Mischief said...

Aik, I'm so sorry that this happened to you but... I'm so glad you won my blog prize and that you got it! :)