I updated the VMP card!!!
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I know I am likely the only idiot left on VMP… but with my recent experiences over the last 9 years I have updated the features card for the website… meh, feel free to use it gratis!
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Plenty of us still have it
Mine shows is noncontinuous because a few times I forgot to update an expired card or something
But I’ve had it ever since it was offered
To me, it’s a bit of a tip I pay for the pleasure The site gives me
Speaking of which, I noticed my little user icon indicates that I need to go update the card again. Ouch.
That’s been my take on it as well. Probably just deluding myself but what the hell, why not?
Still VMP over here!
@PHRoG and no goat badge!
We will remember that…
@phendrick I ain’t afraid of no goat!
Is that a thinly veiled threat?? If so, I’m all in!
Don’t we still get a discount on the sister sites. Haven’t ordered anything other than some side deals (which are not coupon eligible) lately.
@chienfou it says 10% discount, it says nothing about coupon codes.
@chienfou Yes, VMPs still get a discount and free shipping on the other sites. Also, if you ask nicely, they’ll give you the VMP discount at the Morningsave brick and mortar store.
I believe you have to enter a “coupon code” on the sister sites to get the discount.
@chienfou @thismyusername Yes. It is a hard to remember coupon code too. Something strange like VMP.
@chienfou it says 10% off …. Then they are like “no coupons”…… so it’s really not…
Not sure where that is coming from. The (actual) page clearly says discount with a coupon and gives the coupon code. (That’s what the first thing scribbled out above is)
@chienfou ok I will concede that point… here is my updated 10% section guys, you can just merge it in. your welcome!
And you do if you use the secret handshake
And free shipping, including casemates
@Cerridwyn Members get free shipping on casemates. That was supposed to be only for VMPs and Kickstarters of casemates Grumble, grumble. The biggest perk of me continuing my VMP. Then it became known that members got shipping too, pissed me right the fuck off, but I have given up on the subject.
At least they have sent me about 15 bottles of wine to labrat over the years. But that seems to be from my relationship and purchases with Wine Country Connect, and medicore labs or whatever couldn’t care less about VMPs.
Edit: No goat for me either, but would be game.
Remind us of your willingness to be a goat near the end of this month, if you please.
/giphy Cheshire Cat grin
/showme VMP secret handshake
@mediocrebot Oh my. Not sure I can do that.
@Kidsandliz @mediocrebot Euw, creepy!
@Kidsandliz @Kyeh @mediocrebot
never mind… not worth the 10%!
@Kidsandliz the hands… AI hates hands
@Kidsandliz @chienfou @Kyeh I think I’d keep that a secret, too.
I am also an idiot
All us idiots should check on 22AndMe. We’re prob all related.
Nope. Still enough of us left that a short bus is appropriate but too small.
Still VMP here. Almost bought something this year during the Mehrathon with those Kenwood earbuds and the cheapo ones so I can [finally] get an IRK. Counting this site, Sidedeal, and Morningsave, I bought three things last year. Even if I didn’t buy anything in 2023, I will probably come out ahead with my past spending.
I think this is the official secret handshake, courtesy of @carl669
@heartny Yes although I have never had an opportunity to use it.
Fellow idiot checking in!
I keep telling myself fuku bags will pop up one day, no one will know what the heck is going on, and I’ll be able to spend five bucks and get one. Guess I’ll check back in again tomorrow. And again the next day. And… Le sigh
I just know if I cancel mine, I’ll regret it. Lol
I am indebted to Meh for the unintentional tip about battery refrigeration. They therefore have my ongoing support. Plus I’m a sucker…
With that said, I’m beginning to wonder that they did to Glen.
OH MY GOD…!!!
There are tens of us!
Let’s see, it says I’ve been VMP “since July 2014” so that’s 93 months counting this month, times $5 a month… I’m $465 into this experiment, may as well hold out at least until I hit $500 in October just in case there’s some kind of trophy.
@The_Tim The trophy is a lie.
OTOH you have bought 202 items so potentially “saved” over a grand!
@chienfou Good point! I wonder if that counts SideDeal and MorningSave, too.
@chienfou @The_Tim It doesn’t! So you’ve probably saved much more!
@The_Tim still no trophy here … so…
I was a VMP…until last week when they sold the shock collars.
@Tadlem43 Well you are now a poop head for doing that.
@Tadlem43 Good for you. I saw your message the day you did that. Glad you’re standing up for your morals.
I suppose you do not shop at Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, Target, Tractor Supply, Chewy, Pet Smart, Academy Sports, or Amazon either, right? They all sell shock collars.
All those black cross offs are befits VMP have bee stripped of. Right?
@Kidsandliz they just fell behind a shelf I’m sure they will be discovered and restored soon
So you guys don’t get an air fryer every week? I’ve got like 72 in my garage right now.
Kidding. I don’t have a garage.
@capnjb maybe you should go to a garage sale and get one
@capnjb Wow, that made me laugh a lot more than I expected. Good job. I find lots of things funny, but pretty rarely do I actually laugh out loud.
@mbersiam I suppose you’re thinking of something like …
/youtube da yoopers garage sale
/showme portable garage with many air fryers
@capnjb TIL that the ai thinks “many” means one.
@capnjb @thismyusername It is manny’s garage consisting of an air fryer.
@thismyusername Literally, E pluribus unum
you missed scribbling out the four pm hold for things selling out…
I thought they still did that…?
@chienfou @mikibell They just did one last week.
@chienfou @mikibell @yakkoTDI
“members” those, not just VMP
@Cerridwyn @mikibell @yakkoTDI
still a VMP benefit. Just not an exclusive.
@Cerridwyn @chienfou @yakkoTDI something last week sold out early in the day, cannot remember what! There was no “paused” like it used to say – perhaps that changed?
@Cerridwyn @chienfou @mikibell @yakkoTDI
It happened twice in the past week. One was an energy drink and the other idk. I thought they just paused it till 4 to give everybody (coast to coast) a chance to buy or was it so vmp had first dibs?
Still a VMP… because I love to hear non VMP people complain about not being a VMP
Still waiting on more socks. My toes are cold.
/showme meh socks with toes sticking out
We need Irk to come out of retirement to do a rendition of “Still D.R.E.”
I’m representing online shoppers all across the world
(Still) Hitting the daily deal site with the low-price, girl
Still taking my time to protect my streak
And I still love mediocritee, it’s the V-M-P
Hey! Fellow idiot here!
i suck too!
im still around, vmp since 2014, new irk method of spend 50 to get it has definitely had me evaluating that though, while i have made decent amount of purchases, forcing me to buy during a mehathone has taken the fun out of it. meh well see how much longer i hang on.
@andrewx29 yea, they are now trying to get us to pay $50 to take twice the trash??? I mean come on now…
@andrewx29 @thismyusername per the item page, they sold over 1300 of them:
Even if only 10% of them weren’t refunded (willing to bet it’s likely higher due to IRK popularity), they’re making the same amount as they did with the old $5 price: 1300 * $5 = $6500 Vs. 1300 * $50 * .10 = $6500)…plus any extra from the increased 'thon sales.
At 20%, it’s double what they were making before…I’d totally believe it’s even higher than that too.
I really don’t see them changing it back anytime soon.
VMP = ?
Very Meh Person?
Virtual Merch People?
Valuable Member Perks?
Very Mercatalyst Person
Actually it was Mediocre person, but that was before they jumped the shark and changed the company name.
As I suspected, VMP has saved me enough money to last another 2 years and 1 month based on all my purchases across Meh, Morningsave, and SideDeal. This includes orders where I ordered more than one item at a time, but does not includes times where I used a 10-20% code at Morningsave/Side Deal … and the free socks … and the free light up micro USB cord.
This also includes my very first IRK which, as of this post, is two counties away. So yeah, I don’t see myself canceling my VMP membership any time soon.