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Secret Benefits

Secret Benefits

2/10/17

I have been on their site more than six months as a free service. I finally decided to try their paid service. I tried their lowest paid service is about $90 for 200 of their credits. I get emails from possible matches from women I am not interested in; so I blocked them and delete their conversation so I don't use the credits. However, my count of unread messages do not change. I email their customer support about and they said that I have to read them in order for that number to decrease (meaning use more credits and pay more money to get rid of those unread messages).

Also, when I try to establish a connection with possible dates (which cost 10 credits to message or see their messages) I message for them for a bit to gauge what they are looking for in the relationship. When I feel comfortable enough try to meet with them at a public place to talk more details. So far, there have been no response about that. I tried messaging them and still no response.

I have tried making first contact with others on the site I am interested in and also get no response (remember this is costing me 10 credits for each member I try to message). The women in this sites seems fake to me since they are not responding. Their profiles are probably set up be the site owner in order to get customers to scam you out of more money from them. There does not seem to be any genuine people on this site to really talk to in person. I would avoid this kind of service if they cannot guarantee you are going to meet with a real person.

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WhatsYourPrice

1/22/18

UPDATE 2: I got several stalkers on the site, thus prompting me to deactivate my account for a while and reducing my rating of the website even further. The first stalker used different phone numbers to text me after I caught her lying to me about how her account is no longer on the website. The second one is a psycho in that she accused me of publishing her photos without permission. I blocked her texting number and on the website. Since that time, she has set up four other accounts on the site. Damned Chinese website does not protect its male customers from psycho stalkers. That's it, I'm out and rather be single than deal with this drama. Lastly, their support staff allows user to make multiple accounts with different usernames but the same photos. One in particular, I actually communicate and just criticize me for going on this site. Well, excuse me if such racist women don't like certain men and I have to go on this site to go out with I want instead of the left overs on other sites.

UPDATE: Since my initial review, I have seen more escorts/prostituted spamming the site, thus lowering my rating for the lack of Chinese customer service to act upon fake profiles. For example, a user named "Iamkatt" is an BDSM mistress who sells clips of her service and will solicit her service as "Mistresd Katarina" when you go on a date with her. Another is "Yuliijen" who lists her services in her message to you. Another is "KandiQuinnxxx" who ask for money up front to get a motel room for her service (see attached photos as proof before someone flags the truth).

I have been on the site for more than half a year and I have had 10 dates so far. Not POF, not Chemistry.com, not OkCupid, not Match.com, not even eHarmony.com could get me a date on their sites. All but 1 were the people I asked for dates matched their photos on the profile (the other did not look like the pics posted on the profile and had to report the profile as a scam). Otherwise, I like the search feature to filter out whom I am looking for. The only thing I don't like about the site is that males (or sugar daddies) have to pay to read messages. I guess the site has to make money somehow. At least, give the regular members a discount for being on the site for more than 3 months.

Tip for consumers: Don't under bid for a date. Wink first to see if they provide you an offer you like. If you are on a budget, choose wisely and don't over bid what you can afford. Look at offer made by LanaMarkus. Obviously, she is pricey. This is a dating/sugar baby site so don't expect to get into bed on the first date. Stick with what kind of relationship you are looking for. Otherwise, you might be disappointed with the result. You can't always get instant satisfaction here or any other dating sites.

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AdultFriendFinder

1/14/18

So, I tried it out to see if I can get some action. Not only did I not get any action, I never got any meetings of any kind. I would reply to profiles and had some talk but no meet and have bedroom fun. So, I decided to let my subscription expire. A couple of days later, I got a reply from one of my older contacts on the site. Wait, you waited for me to no longer be on the site to reply to me? Sounds like a website trick to get people to pay for another subscription in order to see the message. When I logged in, I was able to see it and replied with an email address. Waited a couple of more days and logged back in. Now I can't see the email and back to a basic membership. No reply from the contact and just reaffirms that the site only has fake profiles who bait and switch you for money with unfulfilled promises of getting laid. Saw a lot of swingers profiles of the same group who don't reply back and the website doesn't flag or remove. Don't waste your time and money there like I did.

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Seeking

8/30/18

Otherwise known as Seeking Arrangements, the website is the most expensive sugar daddy site I have been on. With dates asking for $500 and over just to date with little chance of getting in bed with them, you might as well go to the Bunny Ranch north of Las Vegas. The app was pretty ok to find dates. I was able to go on one date for the price mention above. She was able to flirt with me while having dinner but no bedroom action. I tried to contact other profiles but some of them ask for $2000 for a monthly allowance with others wanting $700 for a pay per meeting arrangement (PPM for short). There were other profiles I thought were fake with only one photo and not of the local area. So, I flag some profiles I thought were fakes and block those I did not like for being too aggressive with their asking me of money. Several days later, my profile was suspended as being fraudulent. What?!?! I tried to make the website a lot better for people who want companionship and this is the treatment I got. When I got the email of what happened, the support email was incomprehensible since the website is based in China. I guess this Chinese company doesn't want a bad image in order to fleece hard working Americans of the money they earned for some fun that they should get. Save you money and avoid this website unless you like to waste your money like there is no tomorrow.

Wish

Wish

11/23/18

The header says it all. You get cheap prices for the product you want. However, you will be charged a large amount of money for shipment from China. Since it is coming from China, you will have to wait about a month before receiving the product. Also, the instructions for the product are in broken English so it is hard to understand it. If the product is electronic and it has a language selection, it is mostly in Chinese. You are better off with shopping at your local retailer. At least you can see it and feel it before buying it. The old adage, "You get what you pay for", applies.

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Lyft

Lyft

11/19/18

I used to like Lyft because it wasn't Uber. However, their new Shared Ride feature has forced me to remove my profile. I had to go to work and my father, who uses a walker, needed to go to his doctor. I dropped him off at his doctor's office and went my way to work. An hour later, I was contacted that his appointment was over. So, I got a shared Lyft ride for my father to get him home. Several minutes later, I got a notification from the Lyft app that the I was charged a $5 no show fee. I contacted my father and he told me that he was trying to get to the Lyft car driven by Moises with a Toyota Corolla with a partial license plate of 7SUA who drove by really fast and waited at the end of the block. A reminder that my father uses a walker. Apparently, you have to be at the car within a minute or else lose your ride. My father cannot walk that fast and you expect him to walk to the car within a minute where it would take him five to get to the car? I did not get a call from Moises asking me where my father was. I was so upset that this guy does not have any customer service skills that I left work angrily and drove to my father's location as fast as possible before something bad happens to him. That was it for me. If Lyft and that driver wanted to make quick money without the responsibility of actually providing the service I had ask for, I say for everyone of you to delete your accounts and no longer use their service and don't get a ride from Moises either. Don't let something like this happen to you or your loved one so you can be taken advantage of or even worse, something bad happens to you or your loved one using their service.

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24HourFitness

24HourFitness

7/13/17

I had a membership at the facility in Santa Monica, CA. before they went Super Sport. They never offered to "grandfather" me to Super Sport status. I decided to cancel my membership since all they want is money. I remember a lady working out next to me on the elliptical machine and starting coughing really hard. She didn't smell like a smoker so she must of had the Flu.I complained to the staff about her but one came back to have her remove before she get others sick. I'm never going to a place like this if they can't even screen sick members or can't tell their members to not come in sick and infect others.

Tip for consumers: They emailed that have Purel and wipes. That is not going to help stop a sneeze. It's airborne!!! People, where a mask.

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Uber

Uber

7/3/18

This is a review of what it is like to be a former contractor.

First of all, I did apply to be a driver for Uber when I was driving for Lyft. However, my car and I got tired of driving people around and decided to go into another job. Anyway, I deleted my driver account from their app and delete it. Several years later when my license was about to expire. I get harassing emails from them to update their records to update my driver's license. I have already updated my driver's license but I am not going back to their website to do that. Instead, I went to their website to unsubscribe from mailing list. The next day, I get another reminder. Again, use their useless unsubscribe link to get my email address from their email list. This went on for two weeks straight when the website claims that their removal of email process takes 10 business days. Well, my birthday come and went (the day my license expires) and guess what email I got from them? You guessed it: update your expired driver's license on their website. Forget that! I have blocked them from my email account so I will not hear from them again (cross your fingers on that).

Postmates

Postmates

2/10/17

Tried their service once and saw how expensive their service is and did not try their service again. Several months later, I got emails from them that someone accessed my account from a different part of the city. The person or people who accessed my account charged a delivery to 111 W. 7th Street (310-494-2671) for about $100 for a salmon dinner, delivery fee, and tips. When I saw this, I quickly resetted my password and deleted my credit card information. I have contacted their customer service department to have this issue resolved and not charged my credit card for a delivery I did not ask for (especially since I have gout and salmon is bad for me). Their response is pending but I want to warn people of the breach of information, security and privacy.

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Yolanda-lau.us

1/21/18

Like Warren's experience, I tried a site that redirected me to WellHello.com. I tried out their site in the hopes of getting lucky. As soon as I joined, I get bombarded with tons of chats without even setting up a profile. When I did set up the profile, I got bombarded again by the same profiles with the same messages. In my email account used for possible spam sites, I get more than 50 explicit emails a day for sex sites that are gathering in my spam box. What's worse is that for a dollar, you can access all the emails, porn, and chat messages. The ecommerce site will redirect you to an Indian website to capture your credit card information. I did not trust it so I declined. You can't even change your setting on the profile, you can't delete your profile, and they don't have a FAQ about deleting a profile. When you log out, it redirects you to another of their spam sites. Warren and I took one for the team. You have been warn and don't even look into the site.

Scadea Solutions

Scadea Solutions

2/11/17

This company keeps emailing me about job opportunities that I did not sign up for on their website nor in person. They "steal" that information from other websites in order to make a profit for themselves. I do not put my address or phone number on my online resume for fear of the constant harassment of phone calls or mails from companies like these. Instead, I can at least flag their constant emails so it goes straight to my spam folder. This guy Sharaq Baig (sharaq@scadea.net) keeps emailing me of jobs nowhere near where I live. All he has to do is look at the places I work in to know that I am nowhere near job locations he is trying to peddle. His emails offers apologies but not an email link to remove me from their email blast list. I tried several times to email them to stop but no replies. They don't think of your own benefit but their own commission that they can pocket. That's why they don't offer that remove me from email list link. Don't do business with them. This company is not here for you, they are here for their own profit margin.

Culver City Honda

Culver City Honda

7/13/17

I'd like to tell you a true story. I was looking for a car when I decided to go to Culver City Honda. I went there and took a test drive in two models. I finally decided on one and told the dealer that I have a budget. He was able to get the payment down to an amount I thought I can handle. Being a nice guy, I don't play hardball even though I said I would think about it while I would shop around someplace else to look a different type of car. He got me to settle on the car and I could not complain. Right? Wrong! As soon as I got my first payment from their financial company. I saw that the payment went up a hundred more dollars. What? According to their statement, my debt with revolving credit disqualified me from their loan program. So, I have to pay an addition hundred dollars. So, why couldn't the dealer tell me this when I was there? Easy, commission to get more money. They lied to me to sign on what I thought was a good deal. Now I am stuck with this for three years. Strike one.

Strike Two was when I took the car for my first scheduled maintenance. They got all the stuff done on the car and I paid the bill for their service rendered, including checking for low tire pressure. All ok so far. Right? Wrong! The car's computer told me that I still had low tire pressure. I fixed it myself and after a couple of miles of my fix, the computer no longer told me that I had low tire pressure. No biggie. Right? Wrong again! On the next time the car told me to go for another maintenance, this time I went to the dealership where I had my first Hondas maintained. They told me that since I was under warranty, I did not have to pay for the oil change and I really did not need a tire rotation. so, I basically paid nothing for that maintenance. There was a hole in my tire that they were able to fix at a manageable price and the car's computer hasn't told me that I need to check the tire pressure since then.

The lesson learn: stick to a dealer who will treat you right and don't go to Culver City Honda as the dealer and the service people are a bunch of rip off artists.

Uplifters Kitchen

Uplifters Kitchen

8/23/17

UPDATE: One of my co-workers recently went there to get an $11 meal and was charged $13 for asking why she was charged for the wrong price. The cashier then changed the price on the menu board to reflect that but the price listed on website is still $11. They are a bunch of scam artists who don't care for the customers, no matter what skin color they are. All they are interested is cheating you out of your money. Never going to eat there again if I or anyone I know is going to treat me that way.

I had their seasonal Mac and Cheese and it was way too dry. The concept was ok but not my cup of tea unless you like it really baked. I like the Mac and Cheese from Koo Koo Roo; shame there is none on the westside since they closed down in 2013. I wish Uplifters Kitchen would have a list of ingredients on their website and on their chalkboard menu. It was a Good Friday and I was not suppose to eat meat but their Mac and Cheese had sausage. I asked to add eggs to my salad but could not get the eggs poached or boiled. I wished they would list the available options on either menus mentioned previously. Overall, too pricey and probably would not returned. I like to support local businesses but this place is not for me.

T-Mobile

T-Mobile

7/27/17

I got my newest phone at the store at 7164 Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles. That is the only positive thing of the review I have. The reason I have not added any more stars is my recent experience there. I went there for their T-Mobile Tuesday deal. I have been there before and was able to get their free swag within 5 minutes or even less. This time, there was only one person to mind the store. He was busy with another customer. Since the customer and the customer service representative were both Jewish, as this is a predominately Jewish community, I was waiting there for my free swag for 10 minutes before the representative acknowledge my presence and said that he will get to me as soon as he can as he was getting the customer's iPad working. Why didn't he just ask me if he could assist me with the free swag and determine that what I was there for would only take a minute to complete the task? Those 10 minutes could have used to get closer to work. Since I am not Jewish just like his rhythm-less Jewish customer that will never get his own reality show, I guess I was not important enough for him to even say "Hi" to me as I entered the store. Gentiles, you have been warned.

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Groupon

Groupon

11/19/18

The holiday grinches seems to be coming to your area early. I ordered an item from Groupon to have it delivered to my work. I get notification it was delivered. Since I leave work early and have not received it, I assumed it was in the building mail box for my work office. The next day, nothing come to me. The next day nothing. One week later, nothing. I asked Groupon where is the product I order. All they can tell me is that FedEx delivered it. When I checked the tracking number, it showed that it was transferred to USPS. So the local post office delivered it. This is where Groupon said that they can't do anything else as their tracking system showed as being delivered. Why can't they implement, like Amazon, an electronic signature receipt of the delivery by the person who got it. Every time I go through Amazon, the products I order there is delivered to the office and signed by someone and not delivered to the building office mail box. For all I know, it was stolen by the mail person from USPS or from someone in FedEx. Groupon doesn't want to help their customers with the products ordered through their website or change the way they have items delivered with a guarantee that it will be delivered to a person and not a building mail box or through a third party deliverer. I deleted the app and deleted my account. Let's hope that whoever stole the product I order doesn't try to delete my bank account or credit score. If that happens, Groupon is to blame for not providing a better delivery system for products purchased through them. Groupon profits are more important to them than customer satisfaction.

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PaydayLoans.com

PaydayLoans.com

2/28/17

I have not contacted their site nor have I ever contacted by phone. For all I know they could be run by Consolidated Debt that keeps call me even though I never contacted them either. Anyway, I get calls from them as my phone's caller ID show them up as such. When I don't answer and check the message they leave behind, I just call block them. However, on using a different phone number, caller ID show them as Payday Loans again. This time I answered it and I get the same computer sounding message they left in a previous voicemail. I listen through it and waited until it told me to press 9 to not be called again. Surprisingly enough, they called again on a different phone number and caller ID show their name again. No matter how may times I do this (at least 5 times), they continue to call me again and again using a different phone number. They are nothing but harassing scammers that will stop at nothing to get your business.

Hawaiianair.com

Hawaiianair

5/27/19

Martha Gateley <martha.gateley-v@hawaiianair.com> is trying to get me fired from my current employment. She contacted me on my work email address. If I was looking for a job, don't you think any intelligent person would use their Yahoo, MSN, or GMail accounts? Apparently this college drop out, cut throat impersonal "person" doesn't have any ethical sense to contact me there and using a website like Uncommon.co, which stole my resume and doesn't even have a real .com address. That is why I don't like cold calling techniques used by one, whether by recruiters or employers. I would rather send my resume out to employers directly. They are the reason why I had to change my number so frequently because they keep calling me even though I already have a well paying job. Don't trust Martha Gateley from Hawaiian Air.

Talener

Talener

2/11/17

While looking for a job, I was contacted by people at Talener for a possible position with a company they were working for. When I went to their office, I went through their usual two cents on what I wanted in a job and what they were going to do. Didn't hear from them about that possible job. Several months later, I got an email from them asking if I was available for a possible position. They said it was in the salary I was looking for as a manager. I explicitly said that I was not looking for a manager position but for a very experienced, non-manager role yet they were pushing me for this job. I have a medical history where any position that would increase my stress level will give me problems. All Talener is concern is their commission and not the employee's satisfaction. Now, new recruiters are working for them as they are trying to contact me to see if I need a job. I already have one that I got on my own and happy to be where I am at. The others who I have seen on the day of my visit have gotten their commissions and ran off with their share of the money. Ask Samantha Pitman who was there and is now at Internet Brands.

24Seven Talent

24Seven Talent

7/13/17

So, I posted my updated résumé on other legitimate sites to see if I can improve my economic situation. Brad Lythgoe from 24 Seven contacted me about a possible job. I called him up thinking why not and he gave my the info about the company but not the position. He told me the company name and a general idea of who they are looking for. So, I had to do some research on the company and I didn't like what I found. So, I called Brad to tell him I did not like the company's history and current situation. Brad insisted to go on the interview and tell them to be enthusiastic and willing to learn. So, I had the interview and midway through it, the interviewer informed me they wanted someone with more experience in other platforms than what I my résumé had clearly stated. So, the interview was stopped and my gut feeling from the start was confirmed. After that, I did hear from Brad and I pretty much blocked any emails from him or anybody from 24 Seven.

Bottom line: Brad and 24 Seven are only interested in getting their commission by trying to place anyone they can to any company that use their service. They need to do a better job in finding the right people for the right job

Tip for consumers: If you have not heard of this company, only use legitimate sites. This is not one of them.

Uncommon

Uncommon

5/27/19

Don't trust a company called Uncommon.co., a company that is not a real .com website. Apparently, they steal resumes from other websites and sells that information to people like Martha Gateley from Hawaiian Air <martha.gateley-v@hawaiianair.com>. She is trying to get me fired from my current employment. She contacted me on my work email address. If I was looking for a job, don't you think any intelligent person would use their Yahoo, MSN, or GMail accounts? That is why I don't like cold calling techniques used by one, whether by recruiters or employers. I would rather send my resume out to employers directly. They are the reason why I had to change my number so frequently because they keep calling me even though I already have a well paying job.

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