so I have to have surgery Tuesday and Inspired doesn't give emergency medical refunds *UPDATE #4*

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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:32:49 PM

The POLICY doesn't explain why you can't gift your ticket to someone else. That POLICY wouldn't then affect whether their money has been spent or not. I REALLY hope that the update on page 1 isn't the FINAL update from DD, cuz seriously, she has no idea of my RESENTMENT when I stop purchasing.

Ms. D needs to go talk to Ms. Julian and asked how her fiasco turned out after a lot of us boycotted products affiliated with her. She also needs to look at the freaking economy, take a big step up and do the right thing. Resentment? You betcha.



ITA. My thoughts exactly. I can understand not getting a full refund. What I can't for the life of me understand is that you aren't allowed to transfer your spot. You aren't launching on the space shuttle are you? Entering some sort of CIA espionage training? Why the hell should they care if it's not you gluing some freaking paper together instead of a friend of yours doing it?

(No offense to your scrapbooking skills, OP ).



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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:33:55 PM
Pe@ce, I am so sorry. This just stinks and I'm sad that it's adding more stress to full plate you already have. I'm hoping Donna comes to her senses and at least allows a courtesy transfer of your class. No one loses out on any money and everyone can walk away feeling okay about this.

I really don't get this at all. Why be such a hardass?



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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:34:52 PM
Ultimate fail.

You know...my money talks. I feel very strongly about not patronizing companies/people who lose my respect (ie Stacy Julian and Heidi Swapp).

The last time I was at the Archiver's my friends and I meet at montly, they mentioned trying to get Donna Downey to come teach classes. You can bet I will be sharing this story with all of my friends.

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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:34:54 PM
That is not acceptable, I will be answering with my pocketbook and spending my money elsewhere. Shame!



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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:34:54 PM
What a shi**y company. They basically browbeat a sick woman until she was unwilling to fight anymore. False sympathies be damned!

Sharon, I know you need your strength to fight all the stuff on your plate right now but you should get someone in your corner who can do the fighting for you. You should have every right to sell or give your ticket to whoever you please- it's YOURS.




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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:35:50 PM
If the money has been spent and you can't get a refund, there is NO reason you can't send someone in your place. That's bullshit.

You have cancer and can't attend? So sorry and btw, f*ck off.

Nice.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:36:30 PM
so DD called you just to reinforce her policy to you over the phone?? omg. what about her own money that she is making from this event? i'm sure she could refund you that way and then sell the kits online like she does everything else. i hate that you are being treated like this, especially by Donna Downey! i am so upset for you!!






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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:36:34 PM

I'm still not getting why someone else can't use the ticket.

I'm not either.

I still think Donna should have refunded the money, policy be damned. These are extenuating circumstances that can be proved.

But if she's not going to do that, there should have been some flexibility somewhere.

Donna, or any of her employees, if you read this, I hope you understand that you stand to lose a lot more than the $600+ for this one seat to your event. It's not a threat; it's just that when you are so inflexible and treat a person this badly and then the "solution" is the same as it was before you ever spoke, it's extremely bad p.r.

I know I wouldn't do business with you right now. No way - no how. And this is a closed community, this scrapbooking world. It's stupid to shoot yourself in the foot.

But I guess that's your prerogative.

Sharon, I'm really sorry. I can't imagine the stress and you not being a confrontational person just adds to it. But I'd like to add that you don't owe Donna an apology. Not one little bit.



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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:37:32 PM
Sharon,

I have nothing to add except that I hope your surgery goes well and that you are healthy and back to normal soon.

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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:37:46 PM
Vague response, that whole "all the money has been spent" bullsh!t.

As a consumer, and as someone who has previously forked over a lot of money to attend events such as this, I feel that the only acceptable response to the situation would have been a full refund and a public apology. It's called compassion - something scrapbookers pride themselves in: taking care of their own and looking out for others. In this case, we are seeing greed as money is put first and the people in our community are used as a means to and end. What I take from the response and the piece of crap "all the money is spent" resolution is disgust.

Inspired... I think not. This consumer will make sure not to attend any "inspired" events, and I will also make sure that this thread is bookmarked and shared with anyone who is thinking about attending an event sponsored by this company.



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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:40:14 PM

As a consumer, and as someone who has previously forked over a lot of money to attend events such as this, I feel that the only acceptable response to the situation would have been a full refund and a public apology. It's called compassion - something scrapbookers pride themselves in: taking care of their own and looking out for others. In this case, we are seeing greed as money is put first and the people in our community are used as a means to and end. What I take from the response and the piece of crap "all the money is spent" resolution is disgust.


I couldn't agree more. I am totally disgusted. There is an equitable solution readily apparent to anyone with a pulse. She can't go, she can't get a refund, so send someone in her stead so the spot and the money are not wasted.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:40:33 PM
Nodding my head in agreement with Athena. Thumbs down to Donna Downey and "Inspired".

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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:45:27 PM

You know...my money talks. I feel very strongly about not patronizing companies/people who lose my respect (ie Stacy Julian and Heidi Swapp).


That's it - Heidi Swapp is the other product list I won't buy.

These people need to realize that the stink they leave behind is strong long after they walk away thinking that they've won. We have the real power (that would be $$$$), and they forget that every now and then don't they?
Man this has just ticked me off.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:46:07 PM
Holy crap.

Ms. Downey, the way you are operating your business and the manner in which you respond and treat your customers is beyond APPALLING.

I am now practically speechless. And, I will never be able to use my Downey fabric softener again without feeling disgust at the name Downey. That's just so you know I will never forget what you have done here and I will never buy any of your products nor attend any events you are a part of, Ms. Downey. EVER.

Sharon, keep your chin up, concentrate on kicking the crap out of cancer and, like others have said, we have your back. Move forward and know that YOU are the better person, here.

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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:49:11 PM
I just read your update and you didn't mention if she would let you send a substitute. And if not, why. That's the part of this thing that doesn't make sense. What possible difference could it make if a different person shows up...are they making clothing for you? Or are they providing medications prescribed only for you? Did they ask for a DNA sample? Puh-lease. I'm still not satisfied for you.

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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:52:34 PM

The money has already been spent.
This is bullshit. BULL. SHIT. This woman, I won't call her a lady, is making plenty of money from this. That is the reason they host these events, TO MAKE MONEY. Refunding a lousy $600 to someone who has been diagnosed with cancer and is unable to attend is the proper and compassionate thing to do. Obviously, proper and compassionate are two words Ms. Downey could stand to become more familiar with.

I plan on writing anyone and everyone she is involved with, including QVC, and letting them know they will never see another dime from me as long as they continue to do business with someone as greedy and uncaring as Ms. Downey appears to be. Blech.


Sharon, you are in my prayers. I hope you have speedy, easy and most importantly complete recovery from your surgery.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:52:51 PM
Okey dokey.

Donna Downey-on my list of products and activities to never ever invest my hard earned money into. Oh, and I'll be sure to spread the word to my scrapbooking friends. You know, because I wouldn't want them to waste their hard earned money on a bunch of bull shit.



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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:56:43 PM
Wow. I'm so sorry that you're dealing with this. Unbelievable!


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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:57:20 PM
I am so sorry, Pe@ce!!! My thoughts and prayers are with you!!

I don't typically post, but you can bet I will be passing on the word to not give DD any business. As others have said the scrapbooking community is tight-knit and compassionate. Two years ago my friend passed away and her memorial was the same weekend to a CK convention. CK gave me several options 1)refund minus supply cost, 2)sell my classes, or 3)receive my kits. Since our whole group was attending the services everyone chose a different option that suited their needs with CK. Not quite sure why DD won't allow for someone else to take the OP place.

Unless DD fixes this I'll post this situation on my blog.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 3:58:12 PM
Donna, Thank you for inspiring me.


You have inspired me to not click on your blog so you get the hits, or spend a dime of my money on any of your products.

I bet you didn't know just how much you can inspire people. Believe me, I am not the only one who will be making sure you don't get a dime of my money.

Allow the OP to transfer her the ticket please and come tell us this on 2peas. That is all we are asking.


pe@ce, my prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.

Good job peas rallying around one of our own!


~Stacy~


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:01:54 PM
Gosh, I'm just blown away by this.

DD and Inspire had such an great opportunity to support a fellow scrapbooker (mom, customer), show good will and compassion, and make great a great PR move.

Instead, we have the polar opposite. Bad PR. Money and opportunity lost. What total and complete idiots. Gah!


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:02:57 PM

The participant agrees and acknowledges that the Event may be canceled due to acts of God, strikes, fires, floods, explosions, acts of war, civil disorders, acts of government agencies or authorities, other enemy action, illness, or other causes beyond Downey's reasonable control. If the Event is canceled due to such a cause, the participant agrees and acknowledges that no refund of any portion of the payment for the Event shall be made and Downey shall have no liability whatsoever to the participant.
I hope to never deal with a company who upfront refuses to refund even if they are the cause of the cancellation. Under that policy, there's nothing to stop a company from collecting monies and just cancelling.

I understanding that is not the situation here, but that's exactly what the policy states. No refunds even if WE are the onces cancelling for illness or whatever.

Imagine what it would be like if you had tickets to a concert and it was cancelled due to the performer's illness. You bet your bippy you'd get a refund!

This is just very.bad.business.


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She should have given you a refund or at the very least a refund minus the money spent on supplies. Shame on her.


Peace - I hope all goes well. Prayers will be said. Julie

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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:03:27 PM
Sharon (Pe@ce) I am sending the my deepest and sincerest wishes that you kick this disease in the butt and after all this, you can remember that it was just a bump on that journey.

With that said, this is the poorest business decision I have heard about in a long time.

Ms. Downey and her company have really, really messed this up.

Greed is the word that comes up -- I hardly doubt that 600$ (even if she did the right thing and refunded all of the money) would break her bank. Shame, shame, shame on her greed.

Ms. Downey, Compassion and human decency is free.

{{{hugs}}} to you Sharon,
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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:08:10 PM

she said I can sell the spot. I should collect the money directly BUT I can't say it on the message board.


This is from an e-mail I got from Sharon after she'd talked to Donna. So, if she can sell her spot, how the H*LL is that supposed to happen if she can't say it on the MB, never mind that she was booted from the Yahoo MB earlier. Yeah, inspired, my ass!


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:12:44 PM

she said I can sell the spot. I should collect the money directly BUT I can't say it on the message board.


This is from an e-mail I got from Sharon after she'd talked to Donna. So, if she can sell her spot, how the H*LL is that supposed to happen if she can't say it on the MB, never mind that she was booted from the Yahoo MB earlier. Yeah, inspired, my ass!

Way to kick her when she's down DD. It's not like she has anything else to do right now... you know... with CANCER surgery scheduled for Tuesday and all.

Geez.

The more I hear about the business practices and moral ethics of the Inspired group, the more disgusted I become.



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:20:34 PM
This is a massive fail on the part of the company.

You can view sponsors and teachers on the website here. Hopefully peas will let those companies know what this workshop was all about. I just can't believe the gall of this non-transferable ticket crap. Would it be that horrible in the grand scheme of things for someone to go in the OP's place?



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:22:07 PM

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she said I can sell the spot. I should collect the money directly BUT I can't say it on the message board.
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This is from an e-mail I got from Sharon after she'd talked to Donna. So, if she can sell her spot, how the H*LL is that supposed to happen if she can't say it on the MB, never mind that she was booted from the Yahoo MB earlier. Yeah, inspired, my ass!


Interesting that you posted this when the OP said this:


I have someone in the vicinity of the event that might want to go.


If DD was giving her the option to sell her spot without making it public I'm not sure how your post will help the situation.



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:22:08 PM

Way to kick her when she's down DD. It's not like she has anything else to do right now... you know... with CANCER surgery scheduled for Tuesday and all.

Geez.

The more I hear about the business practices and moral ethics of the Inspired group, the more disgusted I become.


Paging DD, DD you have a trainwreck on line 1 - and woohoo, you did it all to yourself!
This just gets uglier and uglier ... unless DD plans on stepping up and doing some major damage control, I think she's pretty much kissed off several thousand $$ of product sales.
This is why they're designers and not marketers or business CEO's. Ay yi yi.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:22:37 PM
What a crock of bs. Just read the update and what AKathy posted. Donna, you are SCUM! Shame on you. Greed will get you in the end, you know!

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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:24:36 PM
Wow, Donna personally called you and STILL no refund? That is crappy. I had no idea about her or her business before, but I certainly do now. Any time her events or name come up with any of my crafty friends, I'll be repeating this story.

I am absolutely shocked she called you but still didn't offer even a partial refund or the ability to send someone in your place.

It's almost WORSE that she knows personally about it, called you, and still won't make it right. WOW.

You'll be in my thoughts!

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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:25:15 PM
I refuse to give them a dang dime of my money. I am ashamed I have.

I think it is horrible that there model is to inspire and right now I feel inspired to from anger.

So tasteless. It is $600. I understand you can't give back money to every sick person or a bunch of people who are complaining about swine flu..but come on she is a memember of your yahoo group, had friends going, booked months ago and you don't think she deserves her money back!

If nothing else Donna you should make room for her daughter or who ever wants to go out of the dang kindness of your heart!

I love how you all are all about being true to yourself...loving your family and all you all seem to love is a dollar.

A lot of us are already having to think more carefully about spending our money with the economy. I can promise a lot more of us want be spending it with you.

I hope you can sleep well at night. I have had cancer and it is cruel to put her through more anguish. It makes me sick to my stomach



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:25:19 PM

If DD was giving her the option to sell her spot without making it public I'm not sure how your post will help the situation.


Unfortunately, because THIS thread and others are all in the public, DD isn't going to come out well on this UNLESS it goes public, KWIM?
Its sad because 2 pages ago, a simple post from DD saying "we'll take care of the OP" would have sufficed. Instead there was the "resentment" post.
back to the train wreck


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:25:43 PM
To Sharon (Pe@ce): I am sickened by the way this was handled by Inspired. I send you positive thoughts for a smooth road to recovery.

To Donna Downey: It is never to late to do the right thing. Really, so easy to turn this around, and yet...... you chose to call Sharon to 'explain your policy'.

please.

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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:30:28 PM
What kills me is that she would be willing to lose tens of thousands of dollars of business for $600



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:32:24 PM
Sharon, my prayers are with you for a successful surgery and a safe recovery.

I'm really disappointed to see how this has played out. As far as I'm concerned, you should have been given at least a partial refund. I understand expenses and all that....but the power of negative publicity is FAR more damaging than the cash cost would have been in this case.

It may not have been "policy" but it seems to me that doing the right thing is far more important than policy. Granted, I'm not privy to all the communications, but from what we're seeing here...it could have been handled MUCH better.

JMHO.

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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:33:43 PM

The POLICY doesn't explain why you can't gift your ticket to someone else. That POLICY wouldn't then affect whether their money has been spent or not.


Ditto.

This pisses me off something AWFUL.

I am so sorry for what you have to go through and Donna Downey won't see a penny of my money til she makes this right. Yeah, it was nice of her to call. Woulda been a lot nicer if she'd said: "You have been fully refunded" or "We sold your slot to someone else; your money is on its way."



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:37:35 PM
This is a business....and businesses are out there to make a profit. So I think it is bull$hit that you were told "all of the money is spent"...that is crap. Some of it is lining someone's pockets (DD) and they could have given at least a partial refund. Believe me...when business set their price they figure in losses and up their margin to cover themselves. Receiving a personal call from the "star" doesn't cover it.


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:41:08 PM
Yeah, it makes me even more mad she called and didn't do the right thing .



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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:41:20 PM
Donna Downey and her company just shot themselves in the foot. They are going to lose loads and loads of money due to bad publicity and they could have refunded $600, a lot to Pe@ce, not so much to the big company.

If anyone is attending they should find out who posted the eye cancer comment and go kick her in the shin and poke her in her cancer free eye.

I am sorry you are going through all this on top of your cancer diagnosis. I hope that your surgery goes seemlessly and that you are healthy and well very soon.

P.S. you DD in your siggy is darling!


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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:43:10 PM
This:

I contacted Inspired folks and they have no emergency medical cancellation policy. As a matter of fact, I'm not even allowed to sell it or give it away either. They will send me the kits. I have spent $630 and they will send me kits. She said they have already ordered the supplies so that is how it goes. Yeah, I know my luck is bad. And the hits just keep on coming.



Is at severe odds with this:

She did explain their policy and why it's in place. The money has already been spent. They pay teachers, supplies, travel, etc. It is a business after all.


You should be able to have your dog attend in your place if they don't have a no dog policy, IMO.

And as for it being a business, sounds more like this Donna person is grabbing whatever cash she can get her greedy paws on. A true business has the knowledge that they may need to make allowances for extenuating circumstances. I think cancer surgery would fall into that category. A real business assumes some reasonable expenses. And I find it highly suspect that she pays her instructors on a per person basis and not a flat rate for the class. The kits are going to cost what, 10 or 20 percent of what you've shelled out? Sounds like a huge scam/rip-off to me and I say phooey on this Donna person! She can sound nice as pie on a phone call (that I am sure she'll write off on her taxes) but at the end of the day she's keeping your money for no reason.

Not being able to send someone else is ridiculous. Beyond ridiculous!

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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:45:03 PM
Here are the sponsors, not sure how well they appreciate being associated with such a "kind and compassionate" woman

Maya Road
American crafts
Bazzill basics paper
Westminster fibers
thermoweb adhesives
Making memories
Unity stamp company

scrapper2k
BucketHead

PeaNut 11,992
March 2001
Posts: 767
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Loc: East Coast

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:46:42 PM
Here from the GS thread. I am sooo furious I just threw away her idea book that I own. I will NEVER be able to look at her the same way again. I think you should have gotten a full refund but fine. I get that she might lose money. BUT how disgusting and money grubbing of her not to allow you to send someone else in your place. Maybe you could have recouped some of the money on your own.

Karma. It goes around. I remember her in the early years of her going "up". This might be what turns the tide and sends her down. Just look at CK and the HOF fiasco.

*HuskerFaninIL*
Mommy of TWO LMM-O-Peas

PeaNut 51,325
October 2002
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Loc: Husker fan in the Illini State

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:47:28 PM
Megan** has a great point, I am sure that her sponsors would be stunned to know the bad publicity that she is generating that does rub off of them. You lie with dogs and get fleas and all that!


Michelle
Wife to Eric and Momma to Lindsay Marie and Lydia Mae and a Husker fan through and through



My Blog:Adventures of Linds and Lyds

M o l l y
Blue Cow

PeaNut 79,515
April 2003
Posts: 32,725
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Loc: Out, standing in my field

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:48:38 PM
I'm so sorry you are going through this. I hope your surgery goes well.

It is ridiculous that you can't sell your spot if you can't go. I can understand that they don't want people scalping tickets, as if that would happen, but there is no reason you shouldn't be able to sell or give away something you bought for the same price or less. It's none of their business.


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SupaScrappa
release the flying monkeys!

PeaNut 147,054
May 2004
Posts: 17,050
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Loc: Austin Texas

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:50:01 PM

If anyone is attending they should find out who posted the eye cancer comment and go kick her in the shin and poke her in her cancer free eye.



{wiping computer screen now}

that is awesome. I'm not one to condone violence, but this whole debacle has brought out the Mama Bear feelings in me!!

Donna Downey, you sure shot yourself in the foot over this one!




OKtrae
AncestralPea

PeaNut 131,500
February 2004
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Loc: Owasso, OK

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:51:49 PM
I can't believe that they even try to justify making it non transferable in a situation like this.

And the eye cancer thing? makes me ill too.

I am going to join the list of ladies who will not spend any money with or benefitting Donna Downey again either.



GoinNuts
aka: Fed_Up

PeaNut 20,196
August 2001
Posts: 11,128
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Loc: Florida

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:52:52 PM

Here are the sponsors, not sure how well they appreciate being associated with such a "kind and compassionate" woman

Maya Road
American crafts
Bazzill basics paper
Westminster fibers
thermoweb adhesives
Making memories
Unity stamp company


Well, I know what I'm doing tonight. I'll be writing each and every one of the above sponsors to let them know what I think about their sponsorship of Ms. Downey.

Lisa


It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~ G. Eliot

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StuckOnPeas

PeaNut 173,080
October 2004
Posts: 2,692
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Loc: Rosie's Dog Beach

Posted: 5/1/2009 4:55:49 PM
I think her idol Rosie O'Donnell needs to hear about this!





-Becky-
peain' with my toes in the sand

PeaNut 12,495
March 2001
Posts: 12,786
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Posted: 5/1/2009 4:58:24 PM
Oh and the "eye cancer" comment by someone on the yahoo board? Beyond the pale. Seriously.
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