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  1. Yes, low prices are worth the risk!

    2 vote(s)
    10.5%
  2. No, I hate risks

    4 vote(s)
    21.1%
  3. What is Wish

    1 vote(s)
    5.3%
  4. No, I use alternatives like AliExpress, Amazon, Banggood, Ebay etc

    12 vote(s)
    63.2%
  5. 19 voter(s)
  1. WiiMiiSwitch

    OP WiiMiiSwitch Abused POLL LORD
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    Wish is pretty untrusted, but sometimes it could have cool stuff, do you use it?
     
  2. tech3475

    tech3475 GBAtemp Addict
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  3. alexander1970

    alexander1970 Jodelhoiti....
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    Our Account was hacked someday, the Support and Help in that Situation was :shit::shit:
    3 Articles - around 35 Euros in summary - we have forgotten to "Confirm as Received".
    (we always paid with KLARNA).
    A "nice Guy" changed our Adress,got the Refund (he claimed to never get these 3 Articles) and buys with that refunded Money.
    We tried to change all back to our Adress,but this Asshole requested Support and got it.They believed him in the End.....
    The Support was awful and not helpful.....
    So we requested the Account Deletion...until today not happened..
    In Summary for us there was no Financial Damage but:

    NEVER again.....
     
  4. Localhorst86

    Localhorst86 Robert'); DROP TABLE members;--
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    Cant vote properly on this thread. I order plenty of stuff on aliexpress, but haven't ordered anything on wish yet because the site would not even let me browse without making an account.
     
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  5. WiiMiiSwitch

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    Try the mobile app
     
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  6. Localhorst86

    Localhorst86 Robert'); DROP TABLE members;--
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    That's even worse.

    Tbh, I don't have the need for wish, aliexpress does it for me and thats just way more convenient. I don't need an app, I don't even need to log in to find stuff. So my answer to the poll would be "no, I use better alternatives."
     
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  7. WiiMiiSwitch

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    I'll add that! However I don't really like AliExpress because of long shipping
     
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  8. Localhorst86

    Localhorst86 Robert'); DROP TABLE members;--
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    Shipping times shouldn't be that much different than with wish, both ship from China and use the same logistic companies. I've had a huge spread on aliexpress, depending on the shipping method used by the seller. I've had things arrive in 7 days, but also had to wait up to 2 months. On average, I'd say it takes 2-3 weeks and I would expect wish to not be any faster.
     
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  9. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".
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    Weird items with vague or bad descriptions, from unknown manufacturers, resold by unknown people, with no warranty or guarantees, at suspicious prices, advertized exclusively on clickbait aggregate sites and Facebook... the only people who would buy from there are the same people who buy Viagra and weight loss pills from links in spam emails. But then again spam is a thriving industry, so I guess there's enough suckers to keep Wish afloat.
     
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  10. WiiMiiSwitch

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    Wish is around 2 weeks for your information

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    One thing we can all hate when buying things
     
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  11. eyeliner

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    I did, but not electronics at amazing prices.
    A piece of clothing, some school supplies that I couldn't find here, a webcam for my daughter that is homeschooled for the time being, and a few novelty items for my kids to play.

    No special feedback about it and delivery times are standard. If the purchase happens to be a week before their ships set sail, in about two weeks I get items. After that, who knows.

    Not an amazing experience, and they are not that cheap.
     
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  12. FAST6191

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    Are they just the modern equivalent of dealextreme or banggood? I see them referenced in silly videos as a source of cheap tat but have never actually been on there.
     
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  13. MaxToTheMax

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    Ebay is better to get cheap stuff with (usually) better shipping time.
     
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  14. djpannda

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    I found that they have raised their shipping price a year ago and I stopped using it as Ebay and Amazon items were just a bit more expensive but I don't have to wait 2 months.

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    Holy SHOOT Dealextreme!! AHHHHH.. I remember buying Gba and DS Flashcard for dirt Cheap!! like 15 years ago
     
  15. Lilith Valentine

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    I would much rather throw my money into a hole than shop on Wish.
     
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  16. Chary

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    Maybe if I was a kid? I dunno, I learned the lesson of getting what you pay for on eBay years ago. Honestly, it's a little sickening if you think of all the little useless mass-produced plastic bootleg trash they've created that'll just break easily or end up in a landfill soon enough...
     
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    Bootleg ds games are there. 1000in1 games are nice
     
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  18. ILuvGames

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    The fact they want your email address/facebook details to even get into their store is a no-no for me.
     
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  19. ILuvGames

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    Sometimes you can add your own games which is a real bonus considering flashcards for older handhelds are becoming rarer and probably more expensive to buy.
     
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    Good to know!
     
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