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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22620 on: July 31, 2013, 03:01:11 PM »
He probably thought she should be grateful that it wasn't TWO black eyes.   ::)
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« Reply #22621 on: July 31, 2013, 03:08:12 PM »
That was fun!  ;)


She brought back a tiny little piece of cake.  When I asked what happened to the rest of it, she claimed that they had to eat it because there was no other dessert.  *Cue  ::)  from us* Onto the inquisition discussion of her issues with the cake.
Issue #1: The cake was the wrong flavor (voice level 3)
We produced her emails as well as the actual order form.  She initially wanted an almond cake but after some dithering called and emailed us to change it to lemon.  This was reflected on both the order form and the 3 emails. 


Issue #2:  The design was wrong (voice level 6)
We produced the decorator from the back  >:D  Said decorator was the person who sat with her and the owner for nearly 3 flipping hours outlining the design and sketching it for her.  Oh and look! the designer has the color drawing you signed off on. And hey! we have the emails making it clear that we would not be able to match web colors but only colors provided by a paint swatch or piece of material.(which she didn't provide).  Also she saw and signed for the cake on Saturday with no issues.

Issue #3:  Everyone hated the cake and she was sooooo embarrassed and we ruined pwecious' birfday party (voice level 8-eleventy!!!!)

See that's funny because on Facebook you and your family were sharing pictures and telling every-
*cue yelling* " That wasn't my facebook!! you are horrible people taking my money! I'm going to call my bank and tell them to reverse the charges!!!! blah blah blah various threats, etc!"  *exit stage left front door*

It's too bad I didn't get the chance to show her the screen shots of her families various facebook profiles I found yesterday raving about the cake and telling everyone how great it was.  I also decided to make that cake the website homepage showcase cake for at least the next few weeks.  >:D
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22622 on: July 31, 2013, 03:13:10 PM »
Yikes!  No amount of proof is going to make cake lady back down is it?
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22623 on: July 31, 2013, 03:15:42 PM »
bwahahahaha!  :P
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« Reply #22624 on: July 31, 2013, 03:17:20 PM »
Do you think she actually will try to get the charges reversed?  If you suspect she might, it's time for that call to the credit card company!

P.S.  Make hard copies of those screen shots!   ;D  The bank may want a few giggles too find them important in deciding whether or not to reverse those charges.
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« Reply #22625 on: July 31, 2013, 03:23:21 PM »
That woman reminds me of Amy from Amy's Baking Company. 
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22626 on: July 31, 2013, 03:24:45 PM »
That woman reminds me of Amy from Amy's Baking Company. 

Amy's Baking Client?
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22627 on: July 31, 2013, 03:26:48 PM »
Do you think she actually will try to get the charges reversed?  If you suspect she might, it's time for that call to the credit card company!

P.S.  Make hard copies of those screen shots!   ;D  The bank may want a few giggles too find them important in deciding whether or not to reverse those charges.

I did print everything including the screenshots.   If there is a charge back, the bank will contact us and we have a certain amount of time to provide evidence. I've put everything into a file, so the owner can just attach it to the email disputing chargeback. 
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« Reply #22628 on: July 31, 2013, 03:38:27 PM »
My entire family surprised me on my 50th birthday at my favorite French restaurant.  It was the best birthday ever (aside from my daughter being born the same day).  My husband and I tried to go away that weekend but a hurricaine was coming so we had to stay put.  I was pretty bummed out but that surprise party turned my mood right around!
OK, I know I skim read these posts, but this one stopped me cold.  Am I reading this correctly, Baby Snakes? (love that name) Your daughter was born on the same day your family threw you a surprise 50th birthday party?
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« Reply #22629 on: July 31, 2013, 03:47:11 PM »
I think she meant she and her daughter share a birthday, not that her daughter was born the day they threw her the party for her 50th. 
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« Reply #22630 on: July 31, 2013, 03:50:03 PM »
That's how I read it, too.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22631 on: July 31, 2013, 04:03:32 PM »
That woman reminds me of Amy from Amy's Baking Company. 

Amy's Baking Client?

What if the two of them engaged in a business transaction?  :o
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« Reply #22632 on: July 31, 2013, 04:04:26 PM »
I think she meant she and her daughter share a birthday, not that her daughter was born the day they threw her the party for her 50th.

That would be a great sitcom episode if it had happened like that, though.
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22633 on: July 31, 2013, 04:48:41 PM »
That was fun!  ;)

I am cackling madly. True genius  >:D

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #22634 on: July 31, 2013, 04:49:14 PM »
That woman reminds me of Amy from Amy's Baking Company. 

Amy's Baking Client?

What if the two of them engaged in a business transaction?  :o

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