I have mixed feelings about this seller really.
This seller is listed as having a 100% On Time Delivery Rating, but I'm not sure how accurate that rating is. When I bought my Shenron piece from them, it was in June and I was given a delivery date of July 13 for delivery. The piece didn't ship out until July 10, I knew then I wasn't getting it on it's delivery date considering it was shipping from China and had to go through the customs process and everything else. When July 13 came and went, I looked up the status on the order and noticed my delivery date had been changed to July 21. It was a good thing I'd already contacted Support about the lack of a delivery that afternoon. The fact that I'd contacted and they knew it was originally slated to arrive that day is the only reason I got a refund for it.
The collectible was also listed as being only $13. However, that price is only for Shenron. When you add the stand you need and the Dragon Balls, it comes out to almost $40; still not a bad price, but it seems to me when it's listed as being a complete set, the price should be for the complete set, not just one piece of it. I obviously still bought it with the higher price tag and other collectors will too, it just seems a little shady to advertise it for less than half of what you're actually charging for it.
However, despite the item arriving 4 days late (4 days after my fiance's birthday for which the item was bought), it arrived in perfect condition. Everything was carefully wrapped and padded within the shipping box so it wouldn't come to harm.
I'm sure I'll buy from this seller again, I'll just have to make sure it's not anywhere near the time I'll need the item for.
This seller gets a 3 of 5 paws
My fiance is a huge DBZ anything fan, so when I saw this, it was really a no brainer.
The stand and Dragon Balls may look like glass, but they're really a tough acrylic that is almost impossible to break. Shenron himself is made of the same rubber-feeling material most action figures are made of, so he's pretty durable too.
This piece is definitely for the collector, though given what it's made of, I don't see why a child couldn't play with Shenron or the larger Dragon Balls. I wouldn't let a small child play with the seven Dragon Balls that are sitting on the bottom shelf of the stand though due to their size.
This is definitely a piece any DBZ fan will love for years to come. I'm even going to get another one so my mom can have one.
I was a bit skeptical at first with this fan, but Taea needed a fan and this one was inexpensive and would serve the purpose.
The fan literally is slightly bigger than palm-sized. I didn't think it would do much in terms of air and figured I got what I paid for. I was so, so wrong.
This fan may be tiny, but it is AMAZING. It comes with a recharable battery (I'm sure you can buy replacement batteries for it should you ever need to) and a USB cord. That's already on my awesome meter. The battery arrives already charged so you can test out your little fan right away. Everything on the fan is written in Asian characters, I can't place off the head which Asian country this comes from but it doesn't matter, they're geniuses. The fan has 3 settings like standard fans, and while it's a little noisy on the highest speed, it packs a punch in the air department. In fact, even the lowest setting makes you know there's air being pushed through the little thing. It's also portable. Charge up the battery, unplug, take the little thing wherever you want to go. The only issue I have with this fan, there's no flashlight that I can find. With everything being in a foreign writing system, I can't read the instructions either to locate it. But I didn't buy it for the flashlight.
This little piece of technology is definitely worth it's $15 price tag and then some, in my opinion.
There's a lot of assumption and impatience surrounding this company; especially about the time it takes from when you order an item until it arrives at your door. The long wait is due to where the item is being shipped from, which, by the way, is stated on the item's link.
There's an array of things on this site. I'm pretty sure you can find just about anything you can imagine on Wish really. I've seen some strange things there myself lol.
A lot of the items on the site are shipped from Malaysia which is why it can take up to a month for it to get to you. The Customs process can be a bit of a pain at times. There are U.S. sellers on there too and a lot of the items offer expedited shipping for a little extra on the price to ensure you get your item within a week or two.
When you purchase something, it tells you when it should arrive (some sellers require a signature upon delivery to verify that it was received by someone) and every purchase comes with a tracking number for each item you buy.
Wish also has so many ways for you to get discounts on their already discounted items. They run on a system that awards points you can use to get a percentage taken off your order's total. The most known discounting system they use is when someone buys the same item you did. You get a discount because someone else bought it. They award points for writing a review of what you buy, and give even more points if your review includes a photo or video of the item. They also have a new thing where if you log into the app on any 7 days within a month's time, you get a digital coupon worth 50% off your order. I can love that I can find something for like $20 and end up paying like $5 because of using all the discounts I get.
I've never not gotten an order from them. I think the longest it took anything to arrive was the very first thing I ever "bought" which was a freebie with a $1 shipping cost because I was new to the site. I love shopping here.
If you've never shopped with Wish before, I think you should at the very least give them a shot. I used to be skeptical and think they were a scam because the prices are insanely low (a friend of mine just bought a pool that sells on Amazon for $150 for $80), I've been screwed by sellers on well-known, well-spoken of companies before (Amazon and eBay); But I've NEVER been ripped off by Wish.
I adore Chewy. I buy all my pet stuff from them because delivery is fast and customer service is amazing.
My only gripe with the shipping, is sometimes a bag of cat food or dog food, or the cat litter will be ripped a little upon arrival. I've never made a complaint about it, because it's not really that important. I'm not even sure if the damage is on their end or not really, though I do suspect it's something that happens in their warehouse sometimes, especially if there's no damage to the box just the cat food or dog food bag, we've all had those hit and misses with forklifts at least once lol. Okay, not everyone has, but I've seen it happen where I work, so I know those accidents happen, and sometimes they aren't caught because of where the nick happens (typically the bottom bags on the pallet that the forks catch when they go to grab the pallet). Those nicks aren't caught unless food/litter/etc is coming out of the bag, so it's not until way later that it's noticed. And it's really no one's fault, so I've never complained about it.
Delivery time is typically two days. I kid you not. I order every Thursday night when I get my paycheck and my order arrives every Saturday afternoon via FedEx. You really can't get better than that. Amazon doesn't even typically that quickly (even if they say they do).
This company really cares about their customers. It's rare that you have a company contact you wanting to rectify something you've received damaged or that didn't meet THEIR quality standards without you having to contact them first. But, this company does and WILL. They emailed me today about the reviews I'd left for the pet products I bought and REFUNDED me for ALL OF THEM without me ever having contacted them first. That's almost $200 worth of products I'm being refunded for and I never even contacted them. All I did was leave reviews warning other customers about the products if they have as many pets as I do, or if their pets are hyper as mine are.
Yes, Chewy's prices may be a little higher on some items, but you're not going to the bang for your buck anywhere else, I can guarantee this. I am a true-blue Chewy.com loyal customer now >~.^<
This is a quarterly subscription box. They "claim" they don't take the money from your account until they ship, but that's a lie. I ordered both the Toonami Box and preordered the Robot Chicken Box. I not only received either one but they deducted the $117.98 ($58.99 per box) as soon as the order was placed, which was back in March.
I was looking forward to these boxes and now, 4 months later, it seems like I'll never get them. Not are customers locked out of the site, they aren't getting responses of any kind from customer service via email or their Facebook page. My orders are still marked as "Paid" and "Unfulfilled" and it looks like I'm screwed by yet another company. This one hit hard because Williams Street isn't some unknown thing. These guys are huge. The fact that they care so little about their fans and customers disheartens me in so many ways.
This is a fairly new company, but their mission is noteworthy. The are an online thrift store. Unlike other thrift stores, ThredUp only takes top name brands and will credit or pay you for your donations.
ThredUp makes those outrageously priced top name brand clothes affordable for everyone. Even the big names like Ambercombie are set at low prices so everyone has a chance to dress in good clothes.
Of the two outfits I bought my daughter, the Ambercombie jeans and the Cat & Jack shirt still had their original tags on them. The other two had ThredUp tags.
This company doesn't play games. My order arrived 4 days before it was expected to and everything was not only packaged nicely, they were also wrapped like presents and came with a little thank you note from the company.
I'll definitely be buying from this company again.
I'll never get enough of watching Ed and Al do their thing.
This series is twice as long as the original anime, but it follows the manga more closely than the original. It's important to not think of this series as the original; there's so much different in this series than the original that it may make you dislike it because honestly, it's how the human brain works. We can't see something one way and then see it a new way and like it.
The episode where Nina and Alexander become a Chimera doesn't pack the punch it does in the original, but Trisha's death is in your feels almost constantly. The Liore story is almost completely gone and only mentioned in an episode or two and it's a lot different original as well. Rose's entire being is made as far less in this series than in the original one. The entire ending is different, the Humunculi are different; save for Lust, Envy and Gluttony, those three are still the same in look and everything else, but those three are fan favorites (I personally have a soft spot for Envy); but Pride, Wrath, Sloth and Greed are different.
There's a ton of new characters in this series that fans of the original who have never read the manga didn't even know existed. You'll like some, you'll want to punch some in the face... repeatedly. And Xiao Mei is panda not a cat!
The way this series ends, I'd love to see a new spinoff appear. Perhaps one that focuses and Al and May while Al is in Xing learning Alchehistory, or perhaps from Ed's point of view while he's off in the west learning what he can from Creta and territories even further west.
This series, while complete, leaves a lot unanswered and a lot open. And unlike the original, the movie doesn't tie up those ends. We can only hope that our pleas will be heard and they will give a little more Alchemy to get by on.
If thing were a little bigger, it would be perfect. As it is, I have to pick and choose where I want to be cooled off, which is fine, I was doing that before it got here. This air is slightly colder than my old circular fan though lol
The only actual problem I have with this is that the place where the water goes is so small, you can only use it as a humidifier/swamp cooler for about 30 minutes before it's out of water and needs to be refilled again.
This is an amazing story of trust, betrayal, and love. There isn't much action in it, but there's a ton of mystery and twists that will keep the reader turning pages. My only regret is that it's so short when it seems like there's so much more to tell of the story. I would love to see a novella companion or sequel for this some day.
This is a great book for the Paranormal Romance lovers. The world was hit with a storm that was never detailed in the book, it's just known as The Rift. Weird lightening storms, etc destroy everything. The world we knew, no longer exists. District 8 is located in what was once Turkey and this is made known by the descriptions of the buildings that still stand. A group of Witches rule over the district, under the pretense that only they can protect the humans from the Vampires. Everyone is under the assumption that the love of a Witch and a Vampire is what caused the witch. That seemed fishy to me from the get; That screamed conspiracy and a want to keep people from not only knowing the truth, but having any sense of real freedom. It's a strategy used by the ruling powers in 99.999% of all Dystopian books and movies.
The Story is beautifully written. The characters and the world are all unique and well thought out. We see Taksim, The Bazaar, Yedikul and so many other known places in Istanbul in a brand new light. The lines of good and evil are severly blurred with many of the characters in the story and the reader, just like our heroine, is never really sure who is a friend and who is not. That's probably the best thing I noted in the story. I love being as lost, confused, and unsure as the main character, that I can fully immerse myself into the role of the main character and feel and think as they do; that shows the author took the time to really develop the characters.
The story does leave this reader wanting though. For all of its pages, the story is rushed. Certain aspects should have been drawn out to give more depth to the overall; for instance, The title of the book is The Dark Bazaar, yet the Bazaar is only seen maybe two or three times in the entire book and none of the times is it as forboding as the title suggests. The end-game was anticlimatic. It was a simple fix that will leave the reader wondering how and why the heronie allowed the events leading up to it were allowed to happen when everything could have fixed in literally less than a minute.
Still, this story holds many Pagan facts and lore in it, which pleased me immensely. I like how the use of our Evil Eyes were morphed into something more than simply a protection amulet, it makes me look at my own a bit more closely now lol.
I believe with some work--and a new editor--this story has the potential to be something even better than it currently is. If one forgets the rushed feel and the many errors littering the pages, the story is worth the read. The errors are numerous in number, far too many for me to list here like I normally do. I believe the publisher themselves rushed this book to ready it and didn't it the proper care and editing it visibly needs. I'm hoping it's only out-of-print so that it can be re-edited and made into the gem I can clearly see hiding within the pages.
I also believe Ms. Karsak should take her word-child and add to it. Slow down the pace and add in the details and scenes that are missing. There's more to this story than what's written here and again, I believe the publisher either forced her to rush through it or gave her a word count cap preventing her from telling the story in its entirety.
I want to give this book a 5, but there are entirely too many errors for me to do so. If this book gets cleaned up, I will revise this rating along with my review to reflect that. For now, I can only give this book 4 of 5 paws for uniqueness and creativity. I want to see more from Ms. Karsak and truly hope that this title is only out-of-print to be cleaned up and not because Ms. Karsak has set her pen aside.