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No worries, I'm definitely not offended. I haven't kept up with my blog very well, and while I submitted 2 reviews from boxes I purchased before November last week (Wine & Cheese and Green Food), I have no intentions of going back and reviewing a whole bunch... the time and effort are not worth $3 to me.

 

And no, they weren't restocks, I had a couple of boxes get caught up in the shipping debacle before the holidays. My Tea Tree Cosmetics box (which I purchased in October) shipped 11/26 and was delivered in January, Black Out was also purchased in October, shipped at the beginning of December and wasn't delivered until the end of December, same with Lucky Box 11. It just seems to me that the purchase date requirement is a bit strict considering the long wait time there sometimes is between purchasing and shipping coupled with the amount of time it can take to ship boxes internationally.

oh wow was that to do with the long showman problems ,wow that seems a nightmare ,where as ours fly into the uk by plane go through customs and then van and lorry to us,do i presume in america they enter via boat ,so if they were held up does that mean the boats can't even unload they sit in the sea or harbour all that time waiting for their go,

will memebox have this issue with getting goods into usa to sell as well then because that could be a bad business plan in the long run,and we thought shipping took weeks in december january for us, 

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oh wow was that to do with the long showman problems ,wow that seems a nightmare ,where as ours fly into the uk by plane go through customs and then van and lorry to us,do i presume in america they enter via boat ,so if they were held up does that mean the boats can't even unload they sit in the sea or harbour all that time waiting for their go,

will memebox have this issue with getting goods into usa to sell as well then because that could be a bad business plan in the long run,and we thought shipping took weeks in december january for us, 

I think it was the longshoreman issue combined with the holidays. I also had an Etude House order and an Honest Skin order get caught up in all of that... they then all arrived in the span of a few days after the holidays. I had many boxes ship and arrive in the meantime, I think those were all just on boats/palettes that had gotten pushed to the back of the line.

 

For the USA shop, I imagine (or hope) they will have the items in stock before they sell them to avoid delays. I know this hasn't been the case in the past... but they sure as hell should make sure they update their system for this if they haven't already if they want to be successful here.

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I was just poking around memebox china and korea - china still has boxes (a honey one!) but I couldn't find the memeboxes for korea.   Am I just not finding them or did they stop making memeboxes for korea?

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I was just poking around memebox china and korea - china still has boxes (a honey one!) but I couldn't find the memeboxes for korea.   Am I just not finding them or did they stop making memeboxes for korea?

korea stopped selling boxes in december i believe, it was widely publicised on there sites, and dissapeared off the app as well.

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oh wow.  so much for the box in memebox.  Well, if the USA is not going to sell boxes or value sets, they are deeper trouble than they think

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oh wow. so much for the box in memebox. Well, if the USA is not going to sell boxes or value sets, they are deeper trouble than they think

But you have got boxes . You got a new one added tonight .im sure USA will be fine .

 

 

Memebox Korea stopped boxes on the 10 th decker I took a note down of the date . Last ones were for Xmas shipping . So yes I knew something was up as the boxes started there and ended there

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Interesting re Karl Loo and the UK. They would be mad to step totally away from this market, it is just starting to heat up and I'm sure even brick and mortar kbeauty stores would do well in London (surprised there isn't one devoted to kbeauty yet outside the small ones in Chinatown)

 

I am not that impressed by the us box that was launched today so wouldn't be falling over myself to get similar if it were launched in the UK. That said, I might buy the odd box if it had a couple of hard to source products I wanted to try (not Tony Moly, Baviphat, Etude House etc... can order those direct!)

 

I dont think meme will ever go back to being the addictive pleasure it once was (I've seriously never had anything make me shop so compulsively before) but given I want to try and use my stash before it expires that is probably a good thing.

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The MemeUSA boxes are too expensive and not fun.  I have had literally zero desire to buy a single one of them. Except the Sampler which i think was global, anyway.

 

That's a good thing I suppose because I really don't need more stuff.  

 

Still, I was really hoping for so much more from a MemeUSA.  Instead it's just less.  Less interesting, less affordable and less customers.

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UK or indeed anywhere in Europe is the ideal market and I have been screaming that at them, with other people, on Instagram since they made the announcement.

I am still a bit perplexed by something on my blog which makes me think there might be a memebox link in Sweden, but I could be wrong.

Would love some kbeauty shops in brum. With the mailbox and selfridges they would do well.

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What I'm wondering now is what Memebox plans to do about reviews that were submitted before today from boxes purchased before November. It seems to me that they should honor the guidelines that were posted when the reviews were submitted... but who knows!

I agree. I CBA to review any of mine for points now but I've found it quite amusing reading all the catch up reviews people have been putting out, esp international bloggers.

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UK or indeed anywhere in Europe is the ideal market and I have been screaming that at them, with other people, on Instagram since they made the announcement.

I am still a bit perplexed by something on my blog which makes me think there might be a memebox link in Sweden, but I could be wrong.

Would love some kbeauty shops in brum. With the mailbox and selfridges they would do well.

Oh are you getting some strange Swedish traffic from meme somehow?

 

Yeah, any big city would work really. Trend aside there is a moderately big expat and Asian community in most, esp with big international student community. And kbeauty keeps making headlines...

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But you have got boxes . You got a new one added tonight .im sure USA will be fine .

 

 

Memebox Korea stopped boxes on the 10 th decker I took a note down of the date . Last ones were for Xmas shipping . So yes I knew something was up as the boxes started there and ended there

I was thinking about the future.  I just cannot believe that they stopped boxes in their Korea memebox site

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I was thinking about the future. I just cannot believe that they stopped boxes in their Korea memebox site

I feel, think that stopping boxes in memebox Korea spoke volumes to me . They started it .the global side made the company . They saw the end of the rainbow and went to the treasure china .got greedy and ditched all and everything and opened up America . They must have put a lot of money down for china and America to give everything else up

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Lol just realised first day of spring is officially mar 20 so isn't the winter skin a bit late to the party.

It's already been in the 80s here (about 27 C), so it does feel to me like winter is over! That box doesn't seem like a very wintry box to me anyways, they'd have been better off just calling it the skin revival box, which would make people think of spring anyways.

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It's already been in the 80s here (about 27 C), so it does feel to me like winter is over! That box doesn't seem like a very wintry box to me anyways, they'd have been better off just calling it the skin revival box, which would make people think of spring anyways.

cough...cough...Snow, snow and more friggin snow (more on thursday).   15 degrees (-9 C)  Boston can't take any more snow... I cannot even see around the corners to pull out into the roads because of these huge 10-15 feet snow piles

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oh wow was that to do with the long showman problems ,wow that seems a nightmare ,where as ours fly into the uk by plane go through customs and then van and lorry to us,do i presume in america they enter via boat ,so if they were held up does that mean the boats can't even unload they sit in the sea or harbour all that time waiting for their go,

will memebox have this issue with getting goods into usa to sell as well then because that could be a bad business plan in the long run,and we thought shipping took weeks in december january for us,

Yes ships are just sitting at long beach and LA harbor waiting to unload, it's a mess!

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cough...cough...Snow, snow and more friggin snow (more on thursday).   15 degrees (-9 C)  Boston can't take any more snow... I cannot even see around the corners to pull out into the roads because of these huge 10-15 feet snow piles

That sounds insane... I have family in Massachusetts, and I've seen their pictures! I actually have family from CT visiting next week, I think they're looking forward to the AZ sunshine :D

 

On a Memebox-related note... maybe that means the winter box is still a good idea?

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I wish they would have cut International customers a break somehow, whether it was a price cut on boxes or more free shipping bundles. It might have given me a final push to buy something, even if I didn't 'need' it.

 

The Final Goodbye Box Sale reminds me a lot of the Target liquidation sale going on in Canada right now. Their maximum discount is 30% and it's on prices they raised 10-15% before the clear-out.

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Still winter here and it will be until the end of March. The new box is not interesting.

If this is the best meh-meh can do, they should give up now. When I read no boxes for Korea maybe because folks there can purchase whatever they want; whereas not so easily here in the US and the same in Europe. Time will tell how the story ends. It boggles the mind how someone killed the goose that laid golden eggs (or pink boxes). And now they price a box at $45. I guess they are hoping to bring in new customers who don't know anything.

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cough...cough...Snow, snow and more friggin snow (more on thursday).   15 degrees (-9 C)  Boston can't take any more snow... I cannot even see around the corners to pull out into the roads because of these huge 10-15 feet snow piles

 

Same here... we got nearly 70cm in the last storm and more Friday (which I guess is what you're getting Thursday). Boo.... stupid storms keep delaying parcels too. 

 

I wish they'd put an info card out for the Valentines boxes. I have no idea why, but I actually have high hopes for it. Impatiently waiting for them to dash those hopes completely into the ground as a final farewell to Memebox.

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40 mins to go till memebox close the international door. Had a last look round and there was nothing I wanted or needed to buy. Now waiting to see what the valentine bundle is like..do hope they ship out soon as would love it to arrive near my birthday given the express shipping :)

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That's a bit sneaky...they've removed the value sets for international customers already so only the boxes left - cant see there being a mad rush on those..

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