Let’s do the time warp again…

24 Oct

Look at how many shops are selling the same mp3 winder’s:
http://www.etsy.com/search_results.php?search_type=supplies&search_query=mp3+winder&order=date_desc&ship_to=

I love the same big thumb in all the people’s listings..

missmacau
VioletGiftShop
moumoualwayssmile
WendyStory
GogoHandmade (Nice shop name *snort*)

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24 Responses to “Let’s do the time warp again…”

  1. David H October 24, 2009 at 12:05 pm #

    More resellers on a handmade site, just like this one… http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=8017626
    who must purchase from…

    http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/224077948/Lampwork_Glass_Pandora_Style_Beads_Single_Sterling_Silver_Core.html

    OH and they list them as handmade by them in their studio in Turku and are shipped from CHINA!

  2. Max October 24, 2009 at 5:25 pm #

    Wow, and the dogs and pigs – several shops selling the same mass produced item.

    Looks like gogohandmade and violetgiftshop are the same shop – same products, same way of putting their shopname in their Location, the listings have the same odd characters, and the Welcome in their Shop Policies is identical.

  3. Lu October 24, 2009 at 6:37 pm #

    That makes me puke!

  4. Dee October 24, 2009 at 9:16 pm #

    So sad to see this crap on etsy….

    Can you tell me, wasn’t Fonth a reseller? It looks like they opened another shop. http://fonthstudio.etsy.com

  5. Nobody Understands My Pain Either October 25, 2009 at 2:22 am #

    Fonth was definitely a reseller. They had their address on their off etsy site and when I googled it, it showed up the same as j.dream and a wholesale business. J.Dream is still on Etsy, though and now they even list their ebay store where they admit to being a wholesaler.

    I’m slightly encouraged by the fact that Fonth finally got busted…although their new store offers to direct you to their catalog, and they’re still reselling. They also have a link to their blog, where you can see pictures of “Fonth” in her “studio” working on her jewelry.

    Resellers are getting smarter and smarter…

  6. Michelle October 25, 2009 at 2:38 pm #

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32437090&ref=fp_feat_1

    Speaking of wtf. This was on an admin curated FP. “Inspired by a fairytale romance”

    Uhhhh, she even admits in the description that she originally purchased for 3400 bucks, and wasn’t made by her. LAME! Good job yet again, admins. Good job.

    This is why flagging does nothing.

  7. Whatsaetsy? October 25, 2009 at 8:40 pm #

    I like the materials : “pp.”

    I can’t tell you how fond I am of craft items done in “pp.”

    Friggin’ goddam resellers.

  8. dagnabbit October 26, 2009 at 4:40 am #

    Admins do not vet the items they feature> Why bother? If anyone calls them on it, they can eliminate the caller outer. They can do whatever they want, and seem to be eager to flaunt this fact.
    Some of the admin apparently haven’t even bothered to read the site’s TOU.
    Too cool for school. FAIL = FIRED I wish.

  9. Jenn October 26, 2009 at 7:39 am #

    Maria is no better than the clowns who were ‘running’ the place before she came along.

    Wasn’t she supposed to be experienced and professional? She’s certainly not leading in that direction.

    I’m not even a seller and etsy’s immaturity and unprofessionalism ticks me off; I can’t imagine how sellers feel about it.

  10. Gern Blanston October 26, 2009 at 9:36 am #

    Came across this shop, screaming reseller:

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=7941269

    Thoughts?

  11. Kirsi October 26, 2009 at 11:03 am #

    Macro satan? 😀 No comments on the reseller question from me, though.
    ————–
    “Looks like gogohandmade and violetgiftshop are the same shop – same products, same way of putting their shopname in their Location, the listings have the same odd characters, and the Welcome in their Shop Policies is identical.”

    gogohandmade is also called Violet…
    ————–
    “I’m not even a seller and etsy’s immaturity and unprofessionalism ticks me off; I can’t imagine how sellers feel about it.”

    You don’t say? I once dreamt of opening a shop at Etsy, but for months it has been clear that I won’t be handing them any money unless there happens some drastic changes. I feel sorry for those who have invested a lot on Etsy, but are not yet successful enough to leave and start on their own/on another venue.

  12. wondering October 26, 2009 at 4:56 pm #

    seriously?
    macrosatan?!

  13. Suz October 26, 2009 at 6:12 pm #

    Anyone read Macrosatin’s descriptions?

    “If you are a fashion people don’t hesitate to grab it!!
    Look this fantastic dress, it will make you looks like a princess. It’s cute and fashion, very good dress for cold winter. Made by 30% wool, 70% Poly-acrylic.
    If you like it just grab it, don’t allow anyone else loot it from you.”

    And here I’ve always thought Aussies speak English. Who’da thought they’d need Google translator.

  14. Michelle October 26, 2009 at 7:56 pm #

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=vl_other_2&listing_id=32062418

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=vl_other_1&listing_id=32062508

    Same person, two brand new knockoffs she’s calling “handmade”. Lame, and her shop is full of not made by her, mass produced crap. Like tommy hilfiger earrings, seriously?

  15. Gern Blanston October 27, 2009 at 4:49 am #

    Brand new reseller:

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=8346893

  16. pussdaddyblogs October 27, 2009 at 6:13 am #

    I saw those and thought they were cute but I don’t have an MP3 anyway. They have to be reseller crap if so many have them listed for sale.

  17. Lu October 27, 2009 at 12:29 pm #

    I thought hello kitty wasn’t allowed on etsy?
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=28929677
    flagged many times already

  18. MadeByM**** October 27, 2009 at 1:11 pm #

    They bought the Hello Kitty Charm as a supply and added it to a chain, hence hand-made/hand-altered/hand-assembled. Passes for Etsy!

  19. Lu October 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm #

    ah…hmmm

  20. CMOM October 28, 2009 at 4:13 am #

    Materials listed – charm and “love”. How sweet. lol

  21. spare time October 29, 2009 at 10:42 am #

    macrosatan was also on admin curated front page:
    http://www.craftcult.com/vault_list.php?list=6225&userid=&fm=2&esn=macrosatan&m=10&d=&st=2&pagenum=1&ls=0

    I remembered because I’ve been desperately searching for a winter coat and so clicked on it. The descriptions were super fishy to me, too.
    It bothers me since there are really so many talented people making some amazing coats (out of my price range, but still) and instead they put a reseller on the fp.

  22. allib November 12, 2009 at 12:29 am #

    hello, find your blog, it is so great to such honest seller just like me 😀

    i actually try to report these mp3 winder
    but i dont know why they are still there

    why?

  23. allib November 12, 2009 at 12:38 am #

    this is the website which mp3 winder from
    http://www.babosarang.co.kr/brand/brand_list.php?brand_code=ICO

    if i report this with the link
    will they block those items

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