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Dollar Tree Stores - Fake contest

They offer a so called contest, another ruse to get customers into their stores. All emails and calls to their corporate offices have never been responded to and I had sent many many over the years. I finally complained to my local attorney general's office a few months ago and just yesterday the results of my complaint came back. They do have winners in many states. However, in the state of Rhode Island, they falsely offer the contest upon the receipts but, in fact, they are not allowed to have their contest in RI. So why do they offer it on receipts in Rhode Island? Wasted much of my time in the course of 17 years playing their contest and always wondered why there was never any winners from RI. They need to take out the contest offer from the receipts in Rhode Island!
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#1545123 Review #1545123 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
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Vindale Research - Waste of your time

Vindale Research is online boasting of pay for filling out surveys. First off, they barrage ya with alot of emails offering surveys. But more than half the emails will reject you claiming you do not qualify after wasting much of your time i.e. will have you answering questions for much time then tell you you dont qualify. It can take a person a few months to build up a credit of merely 50.00 providing the person is willing to spend several hours per day getting told they dont qualify or filling out several surveys per day. I found out the hard way though, they are not going to pay ya a single cent. After a few months, I submitted my request to be payed from the money I built up. They deducted the monies from my account and never sent me a damn cent. I emailed several times, never got a response. Their phone number is automated canned responses and each response directs ya to email them with any concerns. DO NOT FALL FOR THIS SCAM!!! Most likely a scam solely to get their marketeers educated. Angry
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#1419785 Review #1419785 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
Vindale Research Customer Care
Reason of review
Problems with payment
Loss
$56
Preferred solution
Full refund
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Caltric - Seller of Junk

First I bought a voltage regulator for my bike from this person who is a ebay seller. That regulator lasted only 1 week. I was told I needed to change the regulator and the stator at the same time. I then purchased both items from this seller, had them professionally installed and they lasted about 2 rides. In the first instance, not only did the regulator fail, my battery was fried as well. In the second instance, I bought insurance offered on the site of ebay at check out from a company called Square Trade. When the items from second purchase blew, I made a claim with Square Trade and Square denied my claim and told me to contact the manufacturer of the parts (like I knew who and where in China to call) and refused to honor the insurance contract I paid for. I contacted the seller, Caltric, explained that both parts failed, that it cost me 400. in labor to have the parts installed and that it will cost another 400. in labor to get the parts out. The seller, Caltric, was not helpful at all and besides his parts failing, my wiring harness and second new battery were damaged because of his junk faulty parts.
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#1419738 Review #1419738 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Providence, Rhode Island
Reason of review
Damaged or defective
Loss
$100
Preferred solution
Full refund
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SquareTrade - They Take Your Money & Don't Honor Your Insurance

I bought an item on Ebay and at the check out I was offered product warranty insurance. I purchased the Square Trade insurance as offered. The product failed as well caused additional damages to my motorcycle. When I filed a claim for the purchased product, within 2...
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#1754182

Square Trade does not offer protection during the manufacturer's warranty. But they do charge you for that period.

And they are very happy to do so. I think the legal term for this is called RIPOFF

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#1401689 Review #1401689 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Orlando, Florida
Service
Squaretrade Auto Claim
Cons
  • That they do not honor their contracts
Reason of review
Warranty issue
Loss
$9
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution
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The Studio - Takes your money up front and then just wastes your time.

This company is incompetent. I gave them an actual patch and told them I want the exact same as what I provided them. Multiple times sending me mock ups for approval after they changed stuff and did not simply copy the exact design I gave them. They come and make...
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#1590272

They finally made good. I didn't get my money back, but they did prioritize my item and sent it quickly only after a month and a half of sending altered mocks.....

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#1368791 Review #1368791 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Cons
  • Could not follow instructions
Reason of review
Order processing issue
Loss
$150
Preferred solution
Full refund
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Jorge Auto Repairs - They just wanted to take the money and run.

Update by user Sep 01, 2017

This site did not have an address entering place. It Is Jorge's Auto Sales and Repair on Broad Street in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

Original review posted by user Sep 01, 2017
In April, I went to a place and bought a used jeep. Before I took possession, i pointed out a rattle noise and was told it was only the heat shield. I was told in writing that I had a 90 day drive-train warranty. After about 300 miles of usage, a thumping started and each week it was progressively getting worse. I took the jeep back before the warranty ran out,. the seller took the jeep for a ride and came back and told me nothing was wrong. That was a deliberate tactic to avoid the warranty which was about to expire in a few days. The seller acted like he did me a favor by selling me the vehicle for 100. less than the excellent condition resale price. After 3 rainfalls, all the scrapes and defects on the body showed up. And 2 days after taking it home and the interior dried, water stains and other stains appeared. It turned out it needed a motor mount which the part alone was in excess of 539. which caused the heat shield bracket to break off and that the rear end needed repair in excess of 2000. (it was temp disguised with heavy grease instead of differential fluids). All my money was spent buying this vehicle and I even told the dealer before hand I was out of work and could not afford to immediately make repairs so plz put me into something that needs nothing. So now I have a vehicle that is good only for sit in the driveway to admire.
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#1095419 Review #1095419 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Car
Reason of review
Damaged or defective
Loss
$5400
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SWheat Scoop Just Scoops Your Money

I bought a bag of SWheat Scoop Cat litter. First off, it is very very expensive costing a lil more than double the price of same sized bag of other cat litters. The bag is marked in a few places , "100% Happiness Guarantee" and lists their toll free number as well as their website URL to call or visit if not satisfied. The bag boasts upon it as being a fast and hard clumping litter. This litter did not clump as boasted, it actually turned to mush when urinated upon. It is tracked easily and if dries wherever tracked to, especially upon furniture and carpeting, you are going to have a very hard time cleaning it up. I have a small cat that weighs only 6 lbs and a 40 lb bag of this *** lasted less than a week due to multiple cleaning out the litter box of constant mush (and the tidy cat and other similar brands 20 lb bags would last me 2 months plus. I have wall to wall in my home, it cost me 350.00 to have a carpet cleaning place come and clean the carpet and I had to toss my couch and stuffed chair because of the urine smell tracked and embedded into the furniture. When I called their toll free number, they were rude and insisted I was lying but yet refused to accept my proof of purchase and the proof of cleaning bill and the pictures I took of the damages. They offered me a discount coupon toward a next purchase of their product...yeah right! Like I would buy that *** again! OH, I FORGOT TO MENTION, THEIR WEBSITE DOES NOT HAVE A CONTACT FORM, A REVIEW PAGE/OPTION AND BASICALLY IS TRYING TO SELL YOU THEIR PRODUCT.
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#1079409 Review #1079409 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Swheat Scoop Pet Litter
Reason of review
All of the above except "problem w/delivery", "order processing issue", " Damaged/defective" and "problems with payment"
Loss
$394
Preferred solution
Full refund
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Facebook Believes It Is Infallible

Update by user May 15, 2017

I have contacted Stewarts Law US to help me find grounds to sue FB and Zuckerberg.

Original review posted by user May 13, 2017
I went to make a post and a pop up came stating that my account was disabled for security reasons. It did not offer me any reasons or detailed explanation. No warning or prior...
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#1543541

Facebook blocked and required a photo selfie for my account before I even got it started up. Then they sent me an email saying I could one click enter which led me to a post that said my account was disabled which led me to an appeal form that requires my license, birth certificate, passport etc.

I have not even been on this account so I can't possibly have violated any terms. I used my real name, real email, real photo etc.

I think they're just screwing around with folks for the fun of it now or worse they're collecting personal ID data to sell. Can't think of any other reason they'd want to stall new accounts.

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#1046653 Review #1046653 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Menlo Park, California
Product
Facebook Account
Pros
  • In general
Reason of review
Poor customer service
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Walmart Contest Scam

Many folks select specific stores to shop in due to the rewards programs and contests programs offered by the store. Walmart claims to offer contest entries upon the receipts gotten from making purchases there. The directions state that one must go online to...
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#1246248

If you use a store employee discount card the info will be missing as employees are not allowed tp enter the contests. Hope this helps you understand.

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#944311 Review #944311 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Attleboro, Massachusetts
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution
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Dollar Tree Stores - Fake Contests

They have a survey for possible instant winners and daily entry winners @***.dollartreefeedback.com For 10 years I have entered this contest multiple rimes per month (4-15x per month). I would check the winners list every month and had noted that there is never ever...
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#1243780

I won it five times when I lived in Rhode Island, guess I'm just luckier than you.

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#878825 Review #878825 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Hamilton, Scotland
Reason of review
Wasting people time w/fake contest just so they can get a satisfaction rating
Preferred solution
Stop offering fake contest