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Re: OT: Van Bourgondin???

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] OT: Van Bourgondin???
  • From: "robert stewart" <crusher4@wnclink.com>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 11:32:24 -0400


I ordered from V.B. them they never did send correct plants.
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: tomd@cals.lib.ar.us 
  To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Monday, August 06, 2001 11:13 AM
  Subject: RE: [iris-talk] OT: Van Bourgondin???

  Hi Talkers:

  This is another condemnation of V.B.  About 10 years ago I ordered from
  them... and the result was the worst experience I've ever had with a mail
  order source.  They kept sending me replacement plants for the misnamed
  ones they sent originally...the problem being that each successive
  replacement was also misnamed!  It got worse as I communicated with them,
  so I eventually gave up.  Of course, no refund was made! I think V.B. is
  the last of the large rip-off places still in business.

  This is not to imply that folks do not have troubles with other marketers,
  but V.B. goes way beyond normal problems.  Plus, they refuse to refund in

  I'm a happier man now that I don't deal w/ V.B. ... but I still enjoy the
  opportunity to warn others to avoid them like a plague.


  Tom W. Dillard, Curator
  Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
  Central Arkansas Library System
  100 Rock Street
  Little Rock, Arkansas  72201
  (501) 918-3054

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