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Re: I'm sure you didn't mean to answer as if you were talking to a total ninny...
Posted By: Sandi Moses In Response To: I'm sure you didn't mean to answer as if you were talking to a total ninny... (MaaMaw)
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2007, at 8:46 a.m.(pst)
In Response To: I'm sure you didn't mean to answer as if you were talking to a total ninny... (MaaMaw)
>> but you ruffled my feathers nonetheless.
No offense intended and sorry it was taken. I guess I was just thinking out loud and trying to be logical.
>> Even if it is still available, I'm not trying to talk you into joining
>> (I really don't want to feel responsible if you aren't happy with it and
>> I'm wrong about how the guarantee works) -- but I do want to point out a
>> few things, just for the record.
>> It's a binder, a CD, and a card... of very little monetary value.
>> I really doubt it. I'm sure there's a nice "handling fee"
>> built in there -- at least enough to cover the cost of the materials.
>> I won't argue that because I don't know for sure, but it seems they
>> would say so, and they don't:
>> "You can cancel ANY TIME by email within the 30 days and we'll
>> immediately terminate your membership no questions asked. You won't pay a
>> penny more than $2.95..."
>> And in regard to having your money REFUNDED, they specifically say:
>> "after 30 days we'll start billing your credit card $97 for each
>> month you remain a member... Simply send your Club 'Welcome Package' back
>> to me, and
>> I will refund 100% of your money, no questions asked."
>> Now, the fact that the part about canceling BEFORE 30 days is plunked
>> right in the middle of the part about canceling AFTER 30 days (see ...'s)
>> makes it uncertain --
>> but I think there's little doubt that they are *more* than covering
>> the cost of the Welcome Package in the $16.41 shipping they charge you. It
>> wouldn't make sense not to.
>> But it would be silly to FedEx it back when you can stick it in a Flat
>> Rate Priority Box for $8.95 or just send it regular mail; it's going to
>> weigh practically nothing.
Do you have yours yet? Is that all that is in it? (Binder - cd - card?) That's a really hefty handling fee!
>> They say "100% of your money" and I have no idea if that
>> includes the $2.95 or not. All I am sure of is that it won't include
>> Want a chuckle?
>> They always send affiliates a promotional email ready to cut-and-paste
>> and send out -- and it said "250 memberships" were available. I
>> nearly dropped my drawers when I got to the site and saw 100. This kind of
>> stuff really irks me, but I realize it's a marketing tactic that
>> successful people use all the time (they just shouldn't gum up the
>> I don't want to, which is why I'll probably always be struggling.
Likewise. I'm sure that "out there somewhere" is the program that works for me (whether it works for others or not) but as I'm not clairvoyant I don't know which one it is. (Yes I am capable of eliminating most of them! :) ) I can't afford to try the rest so I too will probably always be struggling.
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