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How I Got Scammed By BeEconomic?

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It may seem strange that a big online business like Groupon would scam an ordinary guy like me, but the following events are all true. Last May 29, 2012, I ordered a Memory Foam Pillow from BeEconomic.Com.Ph which is the Philippine arm of Groupon. Check the screenshot of the email they sent: While waiting for the item to be delivered I made another order, this time its the Air-O-Dry Indoor Convection Clothes Dryers on Jun 26, 2012. See the screenshot: Making that second order would prove to be another mistake, adding further to my existing loss. The delivery of the first order is supposed to be Jul 2, 2012 as assured by the email of their support. Take a look at the screenshot below: But as of Jul 9, I still haven't received the first item. I sent them an email about it, but they didn't even bother to reply. I sent them another email on Jul 11, but with no immediate response, I filed a dispute in PayPal for non deliverance of the item, that same day. While PayPal is investigati

Best Free Online Tools For Studying

Flashcards are a great way to study, they are effective because they are founded on the principles of rote and memorization. If you love flashcards, then you'll love Cram.Com even more. It allows you to create online flashcards, share it and even collaborate with other people for free. They have a wide selection of user generated flashcards organized by category. Go ahead, start cramming today. If you prefer, here's a post about soft and relaxing background sounds to stay focus .

At The Ruins, Talisay, Negros Occidental

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I came across several interesting news feeds regarding The Ruins in Talisay, Negros Occidental. Search for best hotels in Talisay . Seeing pictures and reading the reviews about it got my curiosity aroused and decided that I need to see the place up close and personal. Last Dec. 7, I invited my friend Ting to come with me. We left Bacolod around 12:30 PM via Bata Libertad jeepney. Great accommodations in Bacolod City . Upon arriving at Bata roughly 20 minutes later, we boarded a tricycle going to Hacienda Santa Maria. On the way, we were treated with the vibrant landscape full of sugarcane which is the main produce of the island. Oddly, the road we took is the same road going to the International Airport, which explains the presence of traffic lights in the middle of sugarcane farms! I find it odd as there's no traffic. A few more minutes and the remains of the mansion came into view. The Ruins used to be the biggest and grandest mansion in the province. The structure sits on a tot

Best Online Hotel Booking Services

If you're planning to have a vacation and in need of accommodation, Agoda is the perfect website to go to. It allows you to search for hotels in a specific location. It has a very neat interface for easy usage and provides a lot of information about the place like rooms and facilities. It comes with user ratings and feedback to help you decide which one to take. Another good thing is the huge discounts they give that's hard to beat. On top of these, they provide rewards/rebates if you do a reservation through them. Expedia and Traveloka are other options. So what are you waiting for, come and see the beautiful province of Iloilo , Philippines.

Best Organizations For Volunteers

I've always thought of volunteering in a far and exotic place, doing my share of helping the world. However, I never had the opportunity. If given the chance, I would have applied as a UN Volunteer(UNV). If interested, here's the minimum requirements: 25 years old and older. University degree or higher technical diploma. At least two years of relevant work experience in a professional background. Good working knowledge of at least one of these languages: English, French or Spanish. Commitment to the values and principles of volunteerism. Ability to work in a multicultural environment. Willingness to work with people and local organizations to draw upon the synergies between expert solutions and local knowledge. Ability to adjust in difficult living conditions and sometimes remote locations. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Prior volunteering and/or working experience in a developing country is an asset. Processing of application is f