Gearbest scammed me

Discussion in 'Online Stores and Purchases' started by DarkFlare69, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. DarkFlare69
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    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I went to Gearbest because of it's low prices.

    Last year, my friend ordered me a gaming mouse because I didn't have a paypal at the time. When it didn't show up, I thought he just sent it to his own house or something. He swears he sent it to my house. It never showed up. I was still kinda convinced he was playing a trick or something, but I let it go.

    Before Christmas (December something) I ordered a 32GB Flash Drive for my Wii. It was $8.xx. It's been around 13 weeks and it never came. Since the money was so little, I'm not going through the trouble of getting a refund. I'm just never ordering from them again.

    Has anyone else had experiences like this? Was it just bad luck both times or what? If it makes a difference, I checked out as a guest.
     
  2. Xenon Hacks

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    >>not ordering from newegg
     
  3. DarkFlare69
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    Newegg was expensive compared to gearbest. i should have figured theyd scam me.
     
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    Prices were very good to me, when I bought my laptop.
    UPS is shit though.
     
  5. DarkFlare69
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    The peices aren't terrible, but gearbest.com was just way better. I found the links i bought. The usb drive was on sale or something, if was 8 usd

    gearbest.com/usb-flash-drives/pp_260124.html?currency=CAD&gclid=COX7l-iaj8sCFQ8vaQodm3gJcQ

    gearbest.com/mice-keyboards/pp_21854.html?currency=CAD&gclid=CIqyx-maj8sCFQiQaQodDZcJnQ
     
  6. Halo249

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    Request your money back immediately. Tell them you didn't get your order. One time a R4i Site scammed me so I requested my money and got it.
     
  7. Joe88

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    thats because that stuff is unbranded, unsupported, and made with the lowest quality components and at the lowest cost

    you can get away with some stuff but flash memory and a mouse you should buy name brand, stuff that won't break after 10 mins

    but yeah, just just file a dispute with paypal or whatever, but its most likely past the limit to request one now
     
  8. quackstar84

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    I'm still waiting on an order from them I made about a month ago.
     
  9. DarkFlare69
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    Don't get your hopes up.
     
  10. quackstar84

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    No it came although the battery and charger were damaged. Just going to see what they will do about it.