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# 243955 11-Jan-2019 09:13
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Hi there,

 

Anyone bought anything from the Wish app ?  And get what you were expecting ?

 

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  # 2157925 11-Jan-2019 09:17
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Like AliExpress, cheap eBay stuff, you generally get what you pay for.

 

 

 

There are many Youtube videos about stuff people get from Wish - as long as you are not expecting a pair of Beats Headphones for $5, then it is OK. Cheap tat usually, but usually in line with what you'v epaid for it.


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  # 2157926 11-Jan-2019 09:18
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Cheap crap!

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  # 2157930 11-Jan-2019 09:28
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Yes its legit. A staff member here uses it all the time, but as above, get what you pay for. Apparently they do have a vetting program, where any of the sellers with the "wish tick", are selling the goods exactly as described etc, so should be safe using those ones.

 

 





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  # 2157932 11-Jan-2019 09:34
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Seems OK for the ones who crave wasting their money or spending. Most of the stuff that comes is not really as described, there are plenty of youtube videos showing this. I have seen good deals there too and a lot of the advertising for it seems to be listing fake products with fake prices and when you get into the app it is different.




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  # 2157938 11-Jan-2019 09:41
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Cool thanks ... just want a few accessories for my car (mud flaps) and they seem to have them cheap.


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  # 2157943 11-Jan-2019 09:43
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Mark:

 

Cool thanks ... just want a few accessories for my car (mud flaps) and they seem to have them cheap.

 

 

 

 

Honestly avoid car parts from there, Also shipping them will most likely work out more expensive than going to super cheap.


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  # 2157946 11-Jan-2019 09:47
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They are legit. Select your products with care.

My goto site is AliExpress and I have ordered dozens if not hundreds of goodies without any significant issues.

My only experience with Wish. I ordered a couple of obviously "too good to be true" 250GB microSD cards for just US$6 each just for the exercise. They duly arrived and unsurprisingly were fake.
Wish refunded within 3 days of my dispute. No complaints from me.

 
 
 
 


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  # 2157959 11-Jan-2019 09:59
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I often find Wish will have an item listed as free, but then charge $5 shipping. Often the same item can be found on Aliexpress for around $2.00 with free shipping. I also ordered a couple of looks too good to be true items just to test it out ($2+shipping android phone etc) which when they came were only cables. But they were refunded quickly. (woohoo free micro USB cable).


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  # 2157977 11-Jan-2019 10:16
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Wish can be dodgy with sales designed to suck in gullible people. There is (or was) a lot of "if it is too good to be true, it isn't true" sales on it.

 

A work colleague ordered a bunch of stuff that was obviously too good to be true just to see what showed up. The examples include a $2 i5 laptop will SSD etc that turned out to be the rubber feet from a laptop. Also a $10 USB3 2Tb ext HDD, which turned out to be just the case. Re-reviewing the pages afterwards reviled no missed fine print etc. If you were actually looking for laptop rubber feet and USB cases you wouldn't have bought the advertised items.


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  # 2158015 11-Jan-2019 10:58
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Wish are very good with refunds etc according to our local shopper :) Shes claimed a few and Wish have paid her straight away.

 

 





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  # 2158016 11-Jan-2019 11:06
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My elderly dad recently bought a P20 Pro from Wish...needless to say, it's a lookalike that has few features of the actual P20 Pro...but he's happy with it and it works. 





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  # 2158107 11-Jan-2019 13:25
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It's like AliExpress with way fewer safeguards and much more scam/fake stuff.





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For things like SD cards https://www.dx.com/ is my goto over ali etc. DX has been around for a long time and there is good product feedback built up on most products. Everything is also free (all be it VERY slow normally) shipping. No good if you are in a hurry, but if you don't mind waiting and want it not to be fake then this is the place to go.


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  # 2158306 11-Jan-2019 14:42
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An advert of theirs showed what looked like a Nintendo Switch (which one of my boys wants) with a price of "$15" below it. Did some digging and found it was for a cover for a Switch. So I felt their advertising, while flashy, is a bit bait-and-switch (pardon the pun).

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  # 2158419 11-Jan-2019 17:22
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Prefer Banggood.com for those kind of items.

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