It’s time to up the ante.
At $100 remove all cancellation options, tack on a $50 handling fee, a $50 shipping fee & overnight the orders. Have whatever workers who are in the warehouse right now grab the first boxes they see (whether they are filled or not) & ship them out first thing in the morning.
@hammi99@RogerWilco Are you saying there’s a way for visitors to the site to see who cancelled their orders? That would be interesting to see!
I’m not sure if I ever cancelled an order (no matter how much I may have regretted it) how long does one typically have to do so? I’m hoping it’s maybe 30 minutes or less for all the bots who are now trying to figure out what to do with several IRKs and hundreds of $5 coupons.
@ciabelle not exactly. I am sitting there refreshing the page to see how fast and how many buy. And I noticed it was at 28 and then next refresh, it was at 27, so I imagine one of the 28 (not necessarily #28) canceled in their time window. If I didn’t see that increase, then decrease, I wouldn’t have known. Oh and I do this because I have no life and am bored hahah, this is my entertainment. Thanks meh (also quite sad).
@ciabelle@hammi99@RogerWilco @djslack said you have an hour to cancel.
I once bought Pho-flavored jellybeans (I think?) in one of the fun Mehrathons that has Archie McPhee stuff, but then cancelled immediately.
Oh, and I bought the PS5 that was on Sidedeal a while back to see if the sale was for real, but then cancelled that.
@IndifferentDude that’s a legit statement. I’ve never been more glad to have a wonky sleep schedule. Got mine at midnight just before doing Wordle. Thank goodness i checked her first. Even with my meh click before it actually clicked what was being sold, i got one. Almost bought one after work for 50 but i stopped myself, unlike the scientists in jurassic park i did stop to ask myself if i should. And the answer was no.
@IndifferentDude I missed the earliest ones, got shut out on the $10 offer, but nailed one of the $15 ones. If I hadn’t gotten that one, not sure how many more times I would’ve kept trying. Before the end of the year I’ll probably be able to use at least two of the coupon codes, but no way I’m going through six … or ten … or NINETEEN!
(I was thinking I could use the coupon codes for another IRK in a future Meh-rathon … but by the time you went through the process of plugging it in, you’d probably be SOL. )
@blaineg enjoy it. Its a must watch piece of star wars magic. I teared up a couple times because it just hits in all the right places…at least for a kid that grew up with the prequels. Us fanboys needed this.
At this point, with ~190 days to use coupons, you gotta wonder how many orders someone would need to make per day to use all the coupons in time if they have bought every single box. My math is currently pegged at two, but that will change with the $100 IRK next.
@triavalon If one buyer had scored once in every batch in the Thon, they would have 234 coupons. So, about one and a quarter purchases per day to use them all. However, given that they could have scored 30 IRKs in the last batch alone, The highest possible coupon total was far more ridiculous, 994.
What the hell did I just do? Been out all day and just signed on saw an irk bag of something and sprung for $95 plus shipping and tax and I have NOT A CLUE what I just purchased. Covid really destroyed my brain cells.
Oh shite! I just went back and read the product description. I just spent $ 95 plus for a but load of useless %5 coupons that I will never use. I just got the casino fever and hit the buy button. I was programmed to do this from way back when this was actual WOOT and I could never manage to score the bag of crap. Damn your eyes, MEH!