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Unread 08-18-2014, 11:23 PM   #1
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Should I ask for a refund?

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Unread 08-19-2014, 12:07 AM   #2
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Something certainly sounds fishy there..She knew she had to measure you..She di dnot have any measurements to go off of..It's not possible for her to know how much fabric to buy. She is trying to do what she can to not have to refund you. If she DID buy fabric, the only reason I can even think of is "man I missed meeting up (or didn't want to go, whatever her deal is)....I'll just buy this much and hope it's enough." Which is VERY bad practice and unprofessional. If you paid paypal via goods, you can file a claim. If you paid gift, then you're basically screwed and can try to go through the bank you use..
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Unread 08-19-2014, 08:35 PM   #3
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Over 500 for a Sailor Moon of any shape or size? Get a refund.

It's safer for customers and better for us commissioners if you do NOT pay the entire amount up front - most of those who do turn out to be scammers in some shape or form, and you're out a lot of money. You should only be paying a deposit, up to no more than half of the expected total. Total payment up front is a huge red flag. Because, if commissioners charge hourly rates (like I do) or haven't yet purchased the fabric, how do they know how much it's going to cost? They could end up overcharging you - or undercharging. If a commissioner demands full payment for anything costing more than $50, be ready to walk away and negotiate with someone else.

If she has actually purchased fabric, but hasn't cut it into shapes or washed it yet, she can take it back for a full refund. And she should, if she went out to just start buying without having your measurements.

I'm still boggled by the end price. Is that for a Seramyu version or what?
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Unread 08-19-2014, 09:55 PM   #4
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Yea if they didnt ask for your measurements then how would the know how much materials to buy? i mean you have to figure that out, in order to make the qoute.
i am sorry this happened to you. i hope it works out in the end in your favor
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Unread 08-19-2014, 11:44 PM   #5
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This sounds way too fishy. I know it would be awkward, but I highly recommend opening a paypal dispute. When filing the dispute, ask her to provide photos of the materials she suppository "bought" and have her send photos of the receipts showing she bought the material. Most GOOD commissioners keep all their receipts till the end of the commission in case the buyer tries to scam them. If she cant provide proof of either of this, you should have no problem winning the dispute.

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Unread 08-20-2014, 03:58 AM   #6
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Wow, that's a lot of money at once. I hope everything turns out okay for you!
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