Swapper Complaints Thread (aka: BAD swaps!)
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Join Date: Aug 2003
Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 03:16PM
With regret, I must post a negative experience with curlymomma.
I sent her a package of nine trial size products, most of them unopened, two partial. I only asked for actual postage, no other payment. The package came back to me because she gave me the wrong zip code. I mailed it again, which cost me additional postage, on March 4.
After that I heard nothing -- no replies to my PMs and emails, no payment. After two weeks, I posted a warning that I was about to give her a negative rating, and she PMd me with apologies and said she would pay in two installments.
It's been a week and a half since then, and I have received no payment, and no reply to my PMs and emails.
Curlymomma is quite active on the swap board, and I know she is trying to make other deals. I heard from another NCer who has had similar problems with her. I feel I need to warn people to get payment before sending anything. I don't know whether she intended to stiff me or if she just is very disorganized, but in either case, she is a slow (or no) pay.
I've never had a bad swap before and I really wish I didn't have to make this post.