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  1. Oh man, life intervenes for a few months and it all kicks off... Thank you to both moderators on here. I would never have known about the in-fighting if it hadn't been mentioned which is a credit to the work you have put in. Memebox...oh Memebox. I feel like this is a case study to how not to run a business. I don't think there's a way to come back. By the time that they re-introduce shipping to the UK I bet there will be something in its place people would have moved on to. Nature abhors a vacuum and all that.
  2. Mine's the same - if it's the regular postman he'll leave anything round the back (signature required or not - he even left a passport once :S ) but any of the subbies it's like trying to get blood from a stone to get them to leave stuff
  3. Because that would be the sensible method of business communication. So far Memebox have no demonstrated much sense in that area. Though, apparently neither has BeautyNetKorea this week... *shakes fist*
  4. In keeping with the holiday season CPM2 is the ghost of past, present and future.
  5. Worse, it'll be like the Memebox equivalent of the Atari video game burial. They'll leave them for so long it'll become myth and legend and then be unearthed 30 years later and sell on ebay for thousands. I think the idea was there, I just think they really misjudged what people wanted.
  6. I'm thinking a 1000% rise in sales is a little ambitious for most companies. It can't just be a finger fudge moment, someone would have stopped it before it got that far. Maybe they thought CPM2 was going to be their great leap forward and it just went catastrophically wrong?
  7. Did they really shift 5000 of the first one? Yowzers...
  8. @@cfisher apparently in early August. Thought it was later than that.
  9. $696.80 - actually not as much as I thought it would be!
  10. That looks like an amazing box - the mayo hair pack though. I prefer mine on chips myself... See memebox? You can get it right when you want to
  11. Maybe they're saving new boxes until the new year? It's a bit too late to do a Christmas box when it probably won't ship until afterwards? On a sidenote, I'm loving standard shipping being super quick between Korea and France (all of my orders seem to go on the same Air France flight to CDG) and practically crawls at snail pace between Paris and the UK. Move faster, damn you...
  12. Now you've said that, that does make sense but if pretty much all of it is in stock in the memeshop it does seem a bit cheeky to refund and cancel without warning. Why couldn't they have emailed explaining the error and delaying ours while they picked and packed from consignment stock?
  13. I wonder what their algorithm is for the list pricing? Bingo calling?
  14. I did think it was in stock for an unusually long time considering how popular it seemed to be. Tinkerbell and all about brows were too
  15. It's really annoying - if you don't have it, don't sell it.
  16. I like the Apple Mojito (even with the Appletox which I think will start haunting my dreams if another one turns up). Quite surprised the Mizon Mojito Punch Pore Toner from Step by Step wasn't in there. Would have thought that would be a no-brainer. And the lip balm I think I got in café box? (Or at least one from the same range) Petit Treasures though, that's put a spanner in the works - that's meant to be my sister's Christmas present!
  17. Yep...If the items in WTF are in stock in the shop I'll be fuming. I did think it was strange it was one of the last to sell out along with Tinkerbell and CPM2 but didn't think they'd got it wrong like that.
  18. Good news - I got my Apple Mojito and Petit Treasures tracking through this morning! It's on the slow shipping though, but oh well. Bad news - still no W&C tracking. Any longer I'll have aged like fine wine. Very bad news - They cancelled and refunded my WTF box I got on Black Friday as it has been 'back ordered' If it wasn't in stock Memebox, don't let people buy it! Check your emails people, Memebox might have screwed up Black Friday too...
  19. I've got some Palmers Cocoa Butter on my desk I'm trying to get through at work so I bring that in to add to my little Korean work survival kit (the Hiaromax vitamin stick and the Prori lavender mist being the main 2 things to stop me from going insane drying out like a parchment under the air con
  20. There's definitely an emotional pull with the boxes which skews it. If they were a subscription type service like BB5 or what have you I think people would just be more willing to chalk it up to 'a dodgy month'. You choose your box, spend months waiting for them to despatch and then weeks to ship and you do want to feel your money and time is firstly not wasted, and secondly valued by the company. It's an investment, and you do want it to be a good one.
  21. I was thinking 'I'm sure snails don't produce venom'... I would like an anti-redness box, which I reckon must have been suggested before but I'm running with it. I'm pale as milk most of the time but I have really bad flushing on my cheeks and it's really embarrassing. So green tinted concealers, anti-redness skin care. Alternatively, I would love a jewel - themed box. Ruby, emerald, sapphires and so on.
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