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Faulkner
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Interesting that the person who spent the money is understanding about the situation, then there are just a bunch of attack posts.
I have personally purchasted his vests (handmade made to order by the way) and will buy again. People make mistakes, how they fix them are what is important.
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On Sep 29, 2014, MikeDes wrote:
I don't get it. This guy made Tom jump through hoops and lied to him and just because he finally gives him what he paid for all of a sudden he's a great guy? Personally, I'm still waiting for an apology from him. I wonder what would have happened if this thread never existed.

Buyer beware!!


He didn't give him "what he paid for," he gave him what he paid for (the vest) plus ANOTHER vest plus apparently "other stuff" (whatever that consists of) so whereas I'm not certain I would go to Bobby for busker gear, it does appear that Bobby tried to go above and beyond just sending the item.
"There's no time to lose," I heard her say.
"Catch your dreams before they slip away."
"Dying all the time, lose your dreams and you could lose your mind.
Ain't life unkind?"
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On Sep 30, 2014, JoeJoe wrote:
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On Sep 29, 2014, MikeDes wrote:
I don't get it. This guy made Tom jump through hoops and lied to him and just because he finally gives him what he paid for all of a sudden he's a great guy? Personally, I'm still waiting for an apology from him. I wonder what would have happened if this thread never existed.


I think people were pretty clear they thought Bobby as a great guy before this all happen.

Look - you aren't buying from a "store", you are buying from a busker. If you want customer service, buy your vest from Penguin. Everyday when Omar wakes up, he checks the internet to see who bought what. He spends breakfast checking orders to make sure the stuff got sent. He pays somebody a full time salary just to answer the phone and handle these problems.

Bobby ... well, Bobby gets up and decides which sidewalk he wants to work on. He sells gear to help fellow buskers, be grateful that he does.

-JoeJoe


No. If the man can't run a business, he shouldn't be running a business. He's not doing anyone any favors making people jump through hoops like this. He isn't doing himself any favors by having to pad the order to make up bad business practices.
"There's no time to lose," I heard her say.
"Catch your dreams before they slip away."
"Dying all the time, lose your dreams and you could lose your mind.
Ain't life unkind?"
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{this doesn't relate personally, to anyone involved,.
but the Thought came to me while reading this discussion.}

Imagine a business,
where the Proprietor provides goods and services,...
first,..
then,.
asked the Recipient,..
to pay,
according to what THEY found the value.
(!)

oh,
that's kinda like Busking......
,...ha ha,..
who ever came up with this business-model?!!?
gallagher.
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On Sep 30, 2014, ed rhodes wrote:
No. If the man can't run a business, he shouldn't be running a business. He's not doing anyone any favors making people jump through hoops like this. He isn't doing himself any favors by having to pad the order to make up bad business practices.


Sometimes things just happen, I'm sure Omar has fouled up an order or two in his career. Smile

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On Sep 28, 2014, Kozmo wrote:
Bobby is a good dude....hes one of my best friends/......when my house was destroyed ina flood who was it who came and helped me...bobby, He took a week awayfrom his family to help ME>....Bobby is one of the best people I have ever met and as much as I have done for him he has done for me...

I love him, love and respect....hes a great person and so is his family...



I heard he showed up with Swim Vests..,

,I think this whole Post just goes to show,
Bobby will give you the shirt off of his back,..
,but if you need a Vest,
....be prepared to wait.

{i've been holding this in, for the past couple of days now,..
IT'S gotten the best of me(!),
sorry,...
off my brain,..
now I can sleep,..}
crooked smile and all,
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On Oct 1, 2014, gallagher wrote:
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On Sep 28, 2014, Kozmo wrote:
Bobby is a good dude....hes one of my best friends/......when my house was destroyed ina flood who was it who came and helped me...bobby, He took a week awayfrom his family to help ME>....Bobby is one of the best people I have ever met and as much as I have done for him he has done for me...

I love him, love and respect....hes a great person and so is his family...



I heard he showed up with Swim Vests..,

,I think this whole Post just goes to show,
Bobby will give you the shirt off of his back,..
,but if you need a Vest,
....be prepared to wait.

{i've been holding this in, for the past couple of days now,..
IT'S gotten the best of me(!),
sorry,...
off my brain,..
now I can sleep,..}
crooked smile and all,
gallagher



LOL. Now this is true. I sure he is a great guy. Just I had to deal with BS for like a long time before I got my vest. Great vest as I said before but I will just never buy from his store again. But I do love to watch him busk.
Smile
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On Oct 1, 2014, JoeJoe wrote:
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On Sep 30, 2014, ed rhodes wrote:
No. If the man can't run a business, he shouldn't be running a business. He's not doing anyone any favors making people jump through hoops like this. He isn't doing himself any favors by having to pad the order to make up bad business practices.


Sometimes things just happen, I'm sure Omar has fouled up an order or two in his career. Smile

-JoeJoe


And when "things happen," you're supposed to be upfront about it and get it taken care of. Not stonewall and then try to make up for it by padding the order.
"There's no time to lose," I heard her say.
"Catch your dreams before they slip away."
"Dying all the time, lose your dreams and you could lose your mind.
Ain't life unkind?"
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I wired Bobby $185.00 dollars in July and now it's October...you guessed it no vest. When I ordered it he said it was already made, all he had to do is put it in the mail. After many lies since then Inhave neither my money or my vest. This guy is guilty of wire fraud and is a completely dishonest human being. Beware of this guy!!!!!
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Wow is this leopard never changing its spots thing?
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I sent Bobby $182 in April of LAST year for a vest that I still have not received. After many attempts to contact him and not getting any response, I have given up on ever getting a vest. When others complained of not receiving their vests last year, several Café members posted what a great guy Bobby Maverick is and how things would all be resolved. They are silent now, so I guess even his friends realize now that he is just scamming his customers. Sad that they couldn't help him mend his ways.
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Just saw Bobby gave lecture on vanishing magic...wonder if topic of his business came up?
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He asks for folks on his Facebook page to post reviews of his lecture
here on The Magic Café.

https://www.facebook.com/bobby.maverick?fref=ts

Perhaps folks that have business dealings with him should "friend"
his page for clarity on the dispute?
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I too purchased a vest a few years ago and had to wait qiite some time. When it arrived it was waaaay too big. He did give me his cell phone # to discuss the matter. The correct size arrived after some time.
Smile
Anyway he seemed like a really nice guy when I spoke with him at that time, but it appears his business savy hasn't changed.
I think he should establish a dealer and let them handle the business end of things.
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I've got a size large in olive green that I'm not using. 125$?
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Sorry to here this scam ..this man is a crook cheat con man ..hope you guys get your money back
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Perhaps he can present a
Lecture on vanishing money?
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All you have to do is pay with Paypal.
If you don't get your crap in a timely manner, put in a dispute and get your money back.

I assume Bobby has a Paypal account and that's probably how I paid for my vest, years ago.
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Ambitious Card,
Did you wind up getting your Crap,
or did you just settle for the return of your funds?
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I did get my crap Smile lol
I got it in a timely manner. That was years ago, however.
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