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post #41 of 65
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Originally Posted by lindsayloo2020

On the other hand, the way the post was written kinda felt as if it was directed at me and that upset me. Maybe Im just being sensitive cause Im pg and sick and in a god awful mood. BUT, I didnt make these threats, I didnt CON any WAHM to give me free stuff. I think Im entitled to get a TAD upset if something goes wrong and I havent heard from the WAHM. At the same time, I would never EVER make a death threat to ANYONE, EVER nor try to scam them. This is just disgusting. The only threat I would make is that if I didnt get answers Id be filing PP, and I wouldnt even threat just make the WAHM aware. SICKNING to me that this is happenning! Poor WAHM.
Oh, boy...

I'm sorry, mama. I never intended to make it sound like EVERYONE is doing these things. The "you" was a general, hypothetical "you." Of COURSE you have every right to be upset when someone steals your money. It upsets me, too! It's ABSOLUTELY okay to leave an honest, negative review and file a claim with paypal. It is NOT okay for anyone, under ANY circumstances, to be hateful and especially to send death threats. That's all I meant...


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Why did she tell her children though? Im not sure Id tell my son unless he was MUCH older and he went out of the house on his own and than I would tell him to take the proper precautions, so maybe the children she told were older, but I would never tell my 2 yr old whos with me always to be frightened! How sad!
Well, I don't necessarily think she told her children everything that was going on, but her older child was upset and scared and confused when the police came to her house...

Anyway, sorry if I upset anyone or hurt anyone's feelings. I wasn't meaning to imply that everyone here is mean, nasty, spiteful, sick, etc, etc... Nearly all the mamas here are very loving and kind...
post #42 of 65
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Originally Posted by foster_sk
Oh, boy...

I'm sorry, mama. I never intended to make it sound like EVERYONE is doing these things. The "you" was a general, hypothetical "you." Of COURSE you have every right to be upset when someone steals your money. It upsets me, too! It's ABSOLUTELY okay to leave an honest, negative review and file a claim with paypal. It is NOT okay for anyone, under ANY circumstances, to be hateful and especially to send death threats. That's all I meant...




Well, I don't necessarily think she told her children everything that was going on, but her older child was upset and scared and confused when the police came to her house...

Anyway, sorry if I upset anyone or hurt anyone's feelings. I wasn't meaning to imply that everyone here is mean, nasty, spiteful, sick, etc, etc... Nearly all the mamas here are very loving and kind...
Awww Man..Im sorry for making you feel bad, I just must have major PG hormones going on! LOL
post #43 of 65
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Originally Posted by lifetapestry
She must have friends in very high places to warrant this kind of police protection. Stalking and/or death threats occur at a fairly substantial rate in all communities, much of it domestic violence related, some of it celebrity or fantasy related, and some of it just random people in random relationships.

If the police gave everybody who'd been threatened and/or stalked this kind of treatment, they'd do nothing but protective drive bys. I've never heard of anyone who's received a death threat or been stalked getting this kind of police protection. Usually the police tell people to lock their doors, get dogs and alarm systems, and hire private security.

Karla
I have to disagree.

Well I live in a very BIG city. Houston is the third largest in the country and we live IN the city limits not out in the suburbs. And we have HPD patrol through our neighborhood all the time. And we don't live in a particularily "expensive" or high crime area. Not that long ago there were several cars broken into in our area, HPD patrolled a lot more often for the next couple of weeks. If someone threatened a child... you could guarantee they would increase the coverage near that child's house. A very good friend of ours is HPD and he said they don't mess around with threats like that.
post #44 of 65
I grew up in Kingwood TX and we could do nothing as teenagers without getting busted by TX cops :LOL
I live in a rural area.....way out in the country and we have patrol plus my neighbors broher is a cop. After some recent personal stalking issues you had better believe we had patrol.....protect and serve thats their job right????
post #45 of 65
After 15 years of working with people who have been stalked, and working with police in rural and well as urban areas, I have a pretty good sense of how the police respond when people get death threats.

I'm not saying it's impossible that the police would respond to an alleged death threat by doing hourly drive bys, just that this is extremely unusual occurence, no matter what happens in Texas.

Everyone has a pretty good idea of which WAHM this supposedly happened to, and recent reviews of this business evidence a whole lot of customer service problems. Which may or may not be out of her control. But planting a story about death threats would certainly be a great way to deflect from these problems and create a lot of sympathy for yourself.

Uh oh, I've said the magical words customer service, bye bye thread.
post #46 of 65
I think I posted a post like this not to long ago.
We wahms are PEOPLE. It seems like lately people are forgetting that, thinking we a factory and work around the clock. Maybe you dont realize a month ago I had a daughter with chicken pox, that last week my 7 month old baby was sick, and this week my 6 yo is sick.
And today I took the day off and my family just took a drive out to a ghost town, and just enjoyed each other. It was nice to not worry about biz problems.

I agree, you all need to think about the MAMA behind your diapers.
post #47 of 65
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Originally Posted by Holli
It's just insulting, maddening, and sad to realize you're the only one who never has any idea what's really going on behind people's posts.
Half the time I never know what is going on either.And the times when I do know what is going on I wish I didn't.
post #48 of 65
Holy smokes, I can't believe the death threat or the trying to get free stuff behaviour. Some perspective is definitely in order. Wow!

Shelly, stalkers are so scary -

Holli, I have no clue either.
post #49 of 65
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Originally Posted by Holli
It's just insulting, maddening, and sad to realize you're the only one who never has any idea what's really going on behind people's posts.
I didnt know until someone told me, LOL, well I mean she didnt just tell me it came up in coversation.

And Karla, I think its sad that you think that this WAHM would lie about it. I can see a customer threatening her, especially after how many customers she has had that have left such mean reviews and threads.

Shes not the only WAHM that has been picked on, there was another WAHM recently that got evil emails just because she asked for a little help.
post #50 of 65
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Originally Posted by Holli
This is why I hate these threads. They make me realize I don't ever have a freakin' clue what's going on "behind the scenes" that everyone else in the entire diapering world seems to know.
I have no clue either, Holli! No worries!

And true or not - either way that is CRAZY!!!!
post #51 of 65
Yes,
You'd be amazed at the "true colors" I have seen....and speculating gets you no where fast. I mean unless you have facts, why speak out of your neck about an issue. If you are not walking in the shoes of the person, do not pretend to assume you know anything....
post #52 of 65
So since we are breaking MDC rules anyhow by discussing customer service issues, who is this WAHM??
I personally would like to know, as I am sure would others.
post #53 of 65
Holli, don't feel bad. Once again, I have no idea who they are talking about. I wish I did though, and I feel bad for whoever it is happening to.
post #54 of 65
I don't know who is being discussed, either, but I'm hoping it's not a wahm I'm having trouble finishing a transaction with. If she is having major trauma in her life, I'd be more than understanding, but cannot get a response from her. I will file with paypal soon, as that's really my only recourse, but I really do encourage wahms to let their customers know if things come up. As long as I know someone didn't run off with my money and has no intention of sending my diapers, I'm a very understanding customer.
post #55 of 65
Well its not me
post #56 of 65
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Originally Posted by KayleeZoo
I don't know who is being discussed, either, but I'm hoping it's not a wahm I'm having trouble finishing a transaction with. If she is having major trauma in her life, I'd be more than understanding, but cannot get a response from her. I will file with paypal soon, as that's really my only recourse, but I really do encourage wahms to let their customers know if things come up. As long as I know someone didn't run off with my money and has no intention of sending my diapers, I'm a very understanding customer.
I completely second this! I totally understand issues come up when dealing with a WAHM and totally respect her need to put family first. I LOVE supporting WAHMs and try to anytime I can. All I ask is for communication. I have had to wait 2 months or more at times for orders from WAHMs but they always kept in touch with me, letting me know if there was a family illness or emergency or if orders are just backed up, etc. Many WAHMs use their yahoo group or other mailing list for this purpose so they only have to post once to send an email to everyone. There really is not much to excuse complete lack of communication, unless the WAHM is personally ill or incapacitated. And even in that case, I think if she is running a business, someone in her family could still manage to send out a mass email to let customers know what is going on so these issues of people wondering if they've been stolen from would not arise. I would think that a person who cares about their business would want to keep their good image from being tarnished, ya know?

Anyway, all that said, a death threat - if there really was one - is obviously way over the top. I honestly do find it hard to believe that a momma in this community would be that psycho as to make such a threat.
post #57 of 65
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Originally Posted by SEEPAE
Shes not the only WAHM that has been picked on, there was another WAHM recently that got evil emails just because she asked for a little help.
Actually it was my understanding that she didn't want to ask for help SPECIFICALLY because she would get hate mail. And she did. Sad sad sad world. And from MDC mamas too.

Not everyone shows their true face on these boards.

I don't know who the WAHM is that recieved the death threats and I don't know for a fact that it happened? I would hate to speculate and cast doubt. I unfortunately am not surprised if a WAHM did get death threats.
post #58 of 65
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Originally Posted by mum2tori
Actually it was my understanding that she didn't want to ask for help SPECIFICALLY because she would get hate mail. And she did. Sad sad sad world. And from MDC mamas too.
I know, I was just trying to be abroad so not to point fingers, LOL



Its sad how far some people can take things.
post #59 of 65
I have no idea who is being talked about either. I'm kinda glad I'm not in the thick of WAHM-melodrama, though.... Come on, Holli, let's start our own very cool club and forget about the negative nonsense! :
post #60 of 65
Get to bed you silly head! (Or if you wanna be like me, let's go over to the diapering reviews section and try to figure out who the wahm is! )

BTW, I'd like to say that I haven't put EVERY WAHM's child through college. Yet. :
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