Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 7:11 pm

Is that the first mention of Dorkside's troubles beyond forum discussions etc?
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Wed Dec 07, 2022 9:51 pm

I hope they do not go under. Dorkside, EE and physical GameStops are pretty much the only places I buy figures anymore cause they actually discount their products.

Did they blow too much money going to SW Celebration and other conventions this year?
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Wed Dec 07, 2022 10:21 pm

Ru_1977 wrote:
Wed Dec 07, 2022 7:11 pm
Is that the first mention of Dorkside's troubles beyond forum discussions etc?
Outside of the Basement did a video that compiled all of the evidence.
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 10:27 pm

Thank you!
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Wed Dec 07, 2022 10:43 pm

Valaverse’s video really was a “good on ya” when it comes to their product. Those figures are pretty well made. It drives me crazy previous antics but this move was classy. Or at the least good taste.

All things come to an end. It’s a shame it’s come to an abrupt one and many are getting much undo hardship. I hope it’s made almost even in refunds or alternate product.

Swarm trooper was my last purchase. I wish the memory of this collectible source well. I’m not sure it has been recently the same service I had previously but I bear it no ill will.

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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 10:49 pm

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Wed Dec 07, 2022 6:50 pm
Bobby Vala of Action Force put out a YouTube video today saying that Dorkside are pretty much closing their doors. The product disappeared from the site because he bought it back, including the exclusive, and he’s going to sell it himself.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VW6ZKlVzls
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Wed Dec 07, 2022 10:21 pm
Ru_1977 wrote:
Wed Dec 07, 2022 7:11 pm
Is that the first mention of Dorkside's troubles beyond forum discussions etc?
Outside of the Basement did a video that compiled all of the evidence.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVK_S-xqSfU
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:01 pm

Still no response to any of the several emails I sent Dorkside over the last few weeks.

I've always defended Dorkside whenever the issue came up here, because I had mostly very positive experiences with them. I'm not here to bash them now, but I'm extremely disappointed that I can't even get a response. Now I'll be out nearly $600 in prepaid orders. I don't even have the option of store credit - not that they have anything I really want - because they won't reply to me.

I wish them the best in overcoming this turmoil, but I'm dismayed they don't feel the need to at least attempt to do right by their loyal customers. I've only been buying from them for about three years, but I've spent thousands of dollars on their merchandise.

Not much gratitude, I guess, for supporting their business and almost always spending my dollars with them instead of their direct competitors.

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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:08 pm

how long did it normally take them to get product out the door after sending the email that your order shipped? i took a shot on one of their discounted items last friday. received the order shipped email monday afternoon but no movement yet.

my credit card company would have my back if i never receive it but i'd rather get the order.
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:12 pm

well...now it is a going out of business sale on their site
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:25 pm

Yeeeeeah...guess im gonna take that $97 "store credit" on the chin. Def not taking the risk on their funky scheme and another potential cc charge...on something that may or may not be delivered in the end.

I assume their physical store will tank too?
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:59 pm

Great. Going out of Business sale and I still have 3 outstanding preorders and a BS 'store credit' with them...
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:02 am

featofstrength wrote:
Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:25 pm
Yeeeeeah...guess im gonna take that $97 "store credit" on the chin. Def not taking the risk on their funky scheme and another potential cc charge...on something that may or may not be delivered in the end.

I assume their physical store will tank too?
Dont take it on the chin might as well order something & see if it shows up!
Great. Going out of Business sale and I still have 3 outstanding preorders and a BS 'store credit' with them...
Cancel your pre-orders & try to use the credit
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:18 am

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Wed Dec 07, 2022 11:01 pm
Still no response to any of the several emails I sent Dorkside over the last few weeks.
same -- I was patient the first time because I'm sure they're getting a lot of e-mails, but just sent a 2nd message today. The picking & choosing of who/what they respond to is just sheisty.
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:20 am

RIP Dorkside. Sounds like there is some interesting behind the scenes drama that will one day come out. Hope everyone gets at least some, if not all of their pre-order money back.
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Re: Dorkside Toys financial issues/future discussion

Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:55 am

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Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:20 am
RIP Dorkside. Sounds like there is some interesting behind the scenes drama that will one day come out. Hope everyone gets at least some, if not all of their pre-order money back.
They are having a fire sale right now till the 18th then the doors close I suspect they havent reduced their entire stock yet but as the days go on im suspecting they will! Buy at your own risk though!

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