Posts Tagged ‘scrapbook scandal’

You Won a Cricut GYPSY!!! … Oh, wait, no you didn’t.

This is unbelievable. HERE is the 2peas post, and HERE is the thread from the Cricut message board it references. What a raw deal. That is one website I’ll steer clear of, unless they do the right thing and give her a GYPSY! How disappointing, to think you’d won…and then be let down so harshly.

ETA 10/19/09: Well, I just looked around their site and I guess they can’t be put out of business because I don’t see where they sell anything. I don’t even see where they make money from ads. They just provide all this scrapbook cutter info for free? If anyone is familiar with this site, will you fill me in?

Either way, I hope they get a ration from scrappers. So unfair… If you made a mistake, just admit it but don’t lie to the poor girl. And when you have such a big ticket item to give away and can’t afford to buy another one, don’t make a mistake in the first place :(

Oh, and if I were the second “winner,” I’d forfeit my prize to the first one. But that’s just me…No “prize” is worth perpetuating bad behavior like that.

ETA #2 10/19/09: Apparently, the second winner has offered the Gypsy to the rightful winner…classy. Good for her!

Also….Okay, I see now, it’s Ebay! I clicked on several links where this site helpfully sends you to the place “with the best price” and it appears they all go Ebay listings for Cricut products. Nice.

Bleck. Is this run by the same people who post those annoying and plentiful ads on Craiglist around the country….clearly against Craigslist’s TOU? Wouldn’t surprise me…

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Another Scrapbook Scandal: Jennifer Shabro

Well,it’s obvious I’ve been majorly slacking in my 2peas Lurking Duties. This was all news to me, and I found it via Michelle’s BLOG. It’s not a magazine ensnared this time, but the Making Memories blog. The scoop is HERE, HERE, and HERE. Apparently, THIS is Jennifer’s blog but it wouldn’t allow me to enter (hmmm…shocking!). In searching her name, she seems to post comments to blogs using her real name. Anyway, sounds like MM said and did all the right things. I’m sorry this happened to them, as they are one of my favorite companies. I hope everything works out for the best. As for Ms. Shabro, don’t even get me started…For you, dear readers, I will bite my tongue. And in return, I will ask that you Don’t Shoot the Messenger…I’m just sharing the 4-1-1, for shizzle…

Are we tired of the scandals yet, ladies? What are your thoughts?

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