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EBay "FreeShipping.Com"

Discussion in 'FEEDBACK: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!' started by vcbvcbvcb, Dec 14, 2015.

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  1. vcbvcbvcb

    vcbvcbvcb

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    Aug 1, 2012
    I bought something on EBay recently and a "POP-UP" sent me to a service called "FreeShipping.Com"? I couldn't figure out if there was a cost (hidden or otherwise). Has anyone use it and it worth the cost or effort? Thanks
     
  2. Square_peg

    Square_peg

    Feb 1, 2012
    If it's true then how do they make money and stay in business? If it's not true then what other lies are they telling you?
     
  3. Thomas Linton

    Thomas Linton

    Jun 16, 2003
    Run!

    No such thing as "free." Someone pays.

     
  4. FortyTwoBlades

    FortyTwoBlades Baryonyx walkeri Dealer / Materials Provider

    Mar 8, 2008
    Heh. That's actually not as sinister as I was anticipating. I thought they would be pulling one of those "the customer is the product" schemes where you'd be effectively exchanging the personal information of customers (as transaction data) for the service. The mined data could then be sold to targeted advertisers.
     
  5. vcbvcbvcb

    vcbvcbvcb

    632
    Aug 1, 2012
    Sometimes it pays not to click a button that looks too good.
     
  6. Alnamvet68

    Alnamvet68

    Mar 26, 2013
    Perhaps one should avoid ebay at all costs; I know I have, and have never been the victim of a scam.
     
  7. Freeshipping.com

    Freeshipping.com Banned BANNED

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    Dec 15, 2015
    Hi there! Freeshipping.com is a membership based program that offers its members a variety of benefits which I have listed below for you.

    – 10% cash back and free shipping at over 1,000 online stores, from popular brand-name retailers to niche and specialty merchants
    – Rebates of up to $10 per order and up to $500 a year if you do pay for shipping on a purchase you make through FreeShipping.com
    – Unlimited access to free return shipping, via FedEx Ground®, on any order you make through us
    – Return shipping rebates of up to $10 per return and up to $500 a year if you can't or don't use FedEx Ground to send a purchase back
    – A price protection guarantee that covers up to $100 per purchase and up to $1,000 a year if you find a recent purchase advertised for less
    – Exclusive coupons that offer additional savings at participating retailers
    – A search engine that instantly compares the price of any item sold in our network of 1,000+ retailers

    There is a trial period then a monthly fee of $12.97.

    You can cancel at any time online, via email or phone, but we think the benefits will keep you coming back!

    Thank you and have a great day!

     
  8. Morrow

    Morrow Don't make this weird Staff Member Super Mod

    Apr 11, 2007
    This thread doesn't belong in this forum...moving to Feedback.
     
  9. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    A scammer and a spammer. Awesome:thumbup:
     
  10. AVigil

    AVigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    At least they came on here and stated their case.

    Better then ignoring it like so many other companies do.

    If someone joins something like that it is their own fault.
     
  11. vcbvcbvcb

    vcbvcbvcb

    632
    Aug 1, 2012
    Morrow, lest I make another posting boo boo, where do I post questions about saws?
     
  12. LEGION 12

    LEGION 12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 8, 2009
    The axe forum.
     
  13. Morrow

    Morrow Don't make this weird Staff Member Super Mod

    Apr 11, 2007
    The axe forum could work or the Outdoor Gear, Survival Equipment & More forum.
     
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