FAQ

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Q: What’s the story here?

A: Two or three internets ago, a few of us opened a weird site selling one thing a day, a bit of a side project for our staid wholesale business. It grew and a community formed around it. Can we turn back the clock and capture past glory or has the world moved on?

Q: Meh? Why meh?

A: Meh.

Q: What?

A: As in Meh, we’re a retail store. Look, there’s probably at least occasionally a good deal, but don’t expect us to hype it up. Consider Meh our shared mantra.

Q: No, really, why would I buy something I thought was meh?

A: Hell, we’re the ones dumping this crap so don’t look at us. Maybe you feel like buying something, anything, will help your miserable existence. Who are we to judge?

Q: I stayed up for this?

A: That sounds familiar. We get it, we get it, we’re getting older, too. We got tired of staying up late, so we’re launching our events at midnight EASTERN time – that’s 9pm for the lucky folks on the west coast.

Q: Ok, so this is a daily deal site. Why claim it’s an experiment?

A: Isn’t it weird that this is unique again? Hey it might be a good idea!

Q: Might be? That doesn’t sound very confident.

A: Oh, we have no idea if this’ll work. See, that’s why it’s an experiment. Luckily for us, the big picture includes Mediocre Labs, where we’ll be concocting other experiments to rid you of excess cash. We’ll even reuse some of the same infrastructure to ensure they will be as mediocre as this one.

Q: Ok, got it, simplicity and focus, one thing for sale each day, no hype, a community. So where do I follow you?

A: Really? Shit, meh.com is a 3-character domain, just type it in already. But enough people asked us so we grudgingly accepted the need to be on Facebook & Twitter. Finally: social media pages that recognize what they’re selling is crap.

Q: What’s this meh button?

A: Don’t you feel meh about most deals? You don’t have to buy something just because it’s xx% off. Restraint is to be celebrated! Even more money saved for some future frivolous purchase! And one less thing to be disappointed by when it shows up.

Q: What else is there to do here?

A: Besides the deal? Oh we have plenty of ways to waste your time. There’s that story, our video, a poll, and a whole community spewing out all sorts of crap in our forum every day.

Q: Can I buy it after it’s gone? What else can I buy?

A: No. Nothing. Come back at midnight eastern.

Q: Why can’t I buy more than x?

A: Because jerks will come in and buy up everything before you even get here and try to sell it to you for more on eBay. We want to sell to actual people, not to other stores.

Q: Is my purchase taxable?

A: If you’re shipping to Texas, we’ll add the sales tax to your order. Most other states say you’re supposed to report and pay tax on out-of-state purchases. Whether you do that or not is your problem.

Q: Do you ship internationally? What about AK/HI?

A: Nope. Nope. But, apparently, many of you are using a freight forwarding service to order and ship out of the US, which seems to be working just fine.

Q: Will you ship to APO/FPO addresses?

A: We don't, but places like APO Box or Ship It APO will forward it on for a fee. We’re not at all connected with them, so use whichever one you prefer.

Q: How much is shipping? How will it be shipped? Can I pay to expedite it?

A: Shipping’s always $5, and free for VMP members (see below). So yeah, we’re going to ship it the slowest and cheapest way we can possibly find. Usually that’s Smartpost or Surepost, which starts with FedEx or UPS and ends with the post office. It’ll probably be 2 weeks before you get it. And no you can’t get it any faster.

Q: Ok, fine, it's slow. But when will it be shipped? And how can I track it?

A: We wait until the day after the event ends to print the shipping labels, and sometimes if it's busy it can be two or three days (not counting weekends, because we don't ship on weekends). Once it ships, we'll throw a tracking number on your orders page at https://meh.com/orders (Enough people have asked for a tracking email that we'll probably do that, but we're not there yet.)

Q: Wait, what's VMP membership?

A: Think VIP but mediocre. See here.

Q: What's your return policy?

A: If it's damaged, defective, or just DOA, we'll either refund or replace it at our discretion. Just fill out our support form and tell us all about it.

We DO NOT accept returns if you just decided you didn't want it, don't like the color, or just feeling a little buyer's remorse. You might try eBay - with as cheap as you probably got it, you could even end up making a little off it. Or hone your reputation for generosity by giving it to someone a little less picky.

Q: What can’t I say in the community?

A: Spam sucks. Personal attacks are lame. Bias should be acknowledged.

Q: How can I contact you?

A: At our support form. You can find it in our footer, too. Or, you could just send something to members@meh.com

Q: But how do I talk to a real person on the phone?

A: Call someone you truly like, or who likes you (Hi Mom!). Besides, email support is cheap, and so are we.

Q: What’s the warranty on this thing?

A: Warranty and product specs are at the top of the discussion for that deal, in our forum.

Q: I’m offended by that product/your story/that video/you -- to whom do I complain to get you to change your ways and behave more professionally?

A: If you’re offended, then, to paraphrase Obi Wan, these aren’t the experiences you’re looking for. Leave if you don’t like us.

Q: Do you sell gift cards?

A: Should we? It seems like a lot of work, but if enough of you are interested, we could look into it.

Q: Can I send an item as a gift? Can you giftwrap it?

A: Yes of course you can send an item as a gift, that seems very nice and thoughtful. But no we don’t offer gift-wrapping. Seriously, you wouldn’t want us gift-wrapping anything.

Q: What payment methods do you accept?

A: Currently Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Not Paypal…yet. And no, you crazy weirdos, not Bitcoin.

Q: Can I order using my phone / tablet / mobile device? Where do I get the app?

A: Yep, we made it easy for you to buy our crap from most anything mobile. But you don’t need an app, the site’s responsive, so it should work just fine on your phone or tablet.

Q: How do I change my password, update my email or mailing address, etc?

A: Click that little head in a circle at the top of the site. Or, you know, go here.

Q: How do I track my order?

A: Our advice: live your life for a week or two, your thing will just show up. But if it’s been awhile, check My Orders (which is also in our footer), we’ll put a tracking number there when it’s shipped.

Q: Where’s my email receipt?

A: We didn’t send you one unless you clicked on this button when checking out:

If you'd rather not try to find a receipt in your already overflowing inbox, just head over to My Orders.

Q: You seem smart and awesome and attractive. Can I work for you?

A: Aw shucks. But no, really, are you sure you want to? If you’re willing to throw caution to the wind, check our current opportunities here.