ALERT: Dancing Dingo Customer Service Has Fallen Precipitously

dancing dingo is dead

I hate having to do this, but I’ve gotten no resolution from the company, Dancing Dingo. I’ve tried. They may not even be in business any longer. Below is a post I made on Facebook.


The perils of doing business…

99.999 percent of my transactions with companies doing business online (and the traditional mail-order variety) go without a hitch.

However, this one didn’t.

My wife uses some products from Dancing Dingo. She really likes them. Up until April 17, when she placed an order for 2 products. This stuff is expensive, by the way.

After several weeks of waiting, with no shipment ever arriving, we sent an email to the company. They responded fairly promptly (within a day, totally acceptable).

They explained why the shipment never went out. It basically exposed a flaw in their system, but, okay, people make mistakes (that’s why you make systems that mitigate that potential).

A couple weeks go by. Still nothing. We inquired again. We got an automated tracking email saying the package had just been sent out. Fine. Crummy customer service, but still…

A week went by and we received shipment. However, there were 2 things wrong with it.

One item was missing entirely and the other had been replaced with the wrong item.

This had happened once before but we wrote it off then as an anomaly.

We emailed back. No reply. I called. Left a voice message. No reply to date. I finally filed a PayPal dispute. I think I waited too long (I gave them too long to make things right)…

Now, I go to their Facebook page, find their number, and it’s been disconnected.

dancing dingo facebook comments

Dammit, we’ll never see that money again.

https://www.facebook.com/dancingdingoskincare

Don’t bother doing business with these folks. They’re either out of business or will be soon. Save your money.


Like I said, I hate doing this, and it may fall on deaf ears anyway (they either are out of business, don’t give a shit, or don’t have anybody monitoring social media and/or mentions of their company name), but it’s about my only recourse at this point in time.

I really want to finish my business with these guys. Right now, they have my money and I don’t have anything in return. And that is complete BS.

Everything You Know About Black Friday Is Wrong : The New Yorker

Black Friday didn’t start out as a positive for retailers…not that it is now, either.

Beginning in the nineteen-thirties, thousands of fans thronged Philadelphia’s Municipal Stadium for the Army-Navy football game. As festive as the mood was inside the stadium, it wasn’t nearly so cheerful for the Philadelphia police officers who had to herd the crowds. The game was frequently held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and just as visiting fans were showing up the day before, holiday shoppers also would descend on downtown. On those Fridays after Thanksgiving, the late Joseph P. Barrett, a longtime reporter for the Philadelphia Bulletin, recalled, even members of the police band were called upon to direct traffic. The cops nicknamed the day of gridlock Black Friday, and soon others started to do the same.

via Everything You Know About Black Friday Is Wrong : The New Yorker.

Obama Says Americans Can Keep Their Damn Insurance : The New Yorker

Keepin’ it real, dawg:

WASHINGTON The Borowitz Report—Faced with a barrage of new questions about the Affordable Care Act, President Obama cut short a White House press conference today, telling the stunned press corps, “You know what? Everybody can keep their damn insurance.”

via Obama Says Americans Can Keep Their Damn Insurance : The New Yorker.

The Yellen Doctrine: Robust Growth Is the Priority, but Bubbles Matter : The New Yorker

Janet Yellen and her Senate confirmation hearing:

Corker being so helpful? It turns out that, over the summer, Yellen had visited him in his office, giving him a chance to expound his views and offering up some of hers in return. Wrapping up his questions, Corker thanked the witness for her openness and candor, and also “for giving the same answers now that you gave in the office.”

The first woman to run the Fed isn’t just a highly trained economist and a good communicator; evidently, she’s also a pretty savvy politician.

via The Yellen Doctrine: Robust Growth Is the Priority, but Bubbles Matter : The New Yorker.

Study: Americans Safe from Gun Violence Except in Schools, Malls, Airports, Movie Theatres, Workplaces, Streets, Own Homes : The New Yorker

Yes. This.

He added that he hoped that the study would spark a conversation “about the root cause of mass shootings: people who recklessly show up at places where they could be shot at.”

via Study: Americans Safe from Gun Violence Except in Schools, Malls, Airports, Movie Theatres, Workplaces, Streets, Own Homes : The New Yorker.

Rand Paul’s Washington Times Column Put To An End Amid Plagiarism Charges

Rand Paul accused of plagiarism

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The nut doesn’t fall far from the tree, nor does the liar. #StupidMonkey

What we are going to do from here forward, if it will make people leave me the hell alone, is we’re going to do them like college papers,” he (Rand Paul) said Tuesday. “We’re going to try to put out footnotes. We’re going to have them available. If people want to request the footnoted version, we’re going to have it available.

via Rand Paul’s Washington Times Column Put To An End Amid Plagiarism Charges

In case you forgot, Rand’s father, Ron Paul, wrote a bunch of newsletters decades ago where he apparently came across as a racist.

Except he said that somebody else wrote those newsletters. Ah, good, Ron Paul is not a plagiarist. He’s a racist. BIG DIFFERENCE.

In THIS case, Rand Paul didn’t claim that others wrote his material. He took full credit for writing stuff that other people apparently wrote, too (fucking A, “We wrote that shit down simul-fucking-taneously! It’s a miracle.”).

You can’t make this shit up. Okay, I made that last part up.