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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
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If you ask me, Consumerist.com is where you start.

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If you ask me, Consumerist.com is where you start.
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« Reply #213 on: November 16, 2016, 03:45:42 PM »
the crazy thing is, they did cancel orders, one account they canceled the order and then emailed me apologizing and offered me a 2 day shipping free and a direct link to order again and a 100 google play credit to be emailed to me  in a month ..
What's your plan for yud shvat?

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« Reply #214 on: November 16, 2016, 03:45:53 PM »
Warn others to backup their accounts/not mess with Google.
Try to go viral with Google shutting down accounts and put pressure on them.
These are worthy goals in favor of posting.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #215 on: November 16, 2016, 03:46:38 PM »
We do not recommend changing the household limits.
And they ship to you, not to a place with no sales tax getting thousands of orders.

And
Lesson learned is don't mess around with companies that you can't afford to pi** off.
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Just found another gmail account that got shut.  It didnt order a phone but had one of the shut accounts as its recovery account.

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« Reply #217 on: November 16, 2016, 03:47:34 PM »
I'm just curious why is this different than advertising for the coin deals from the mint which is clearly against the household limit
It's harder for the Mint to track, and it's technically within the household limits.
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If you ask me, Consumerist.com is where you start.
They may very well pick up my story.
I'd just like to get some more facts collected.
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« Reply #219 on: November 16, 2016, 03:48:22 PM »
And they ship to you, not to a place with no sales tax getting thousands of orders.

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what in the world does that have to do with anything

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« Reply #220 on: November 16, 2016, 03:48:30 PM »
the crazy thing is, they did cancel orders, one account they canceled the order and then emailed me apologizing and offered me a 2 day shipping free and a direct link to order again and a 100 google play credit to be emailed to me  in a month ..
My first 2 orders (of 5 phones each) went through without a hitch. They shipped. All hunky dory until both my accounts were shut.
After the first 2 orders, I couldn't get any others to go through. B"H!!!

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #221 on: November 16, 2016, 03:48:36 PM »
How many dealers/shipping addresses were there? Were these all going to NH?
Did the phones ship?

Tried takeout, does not work. Completely locked out.

I personally know of 6 people, each with multiple accounts (none of them are on this forum). I personally had 3 accounts closed.

Sent to NH, all phones shipped. (I have not heard from anyone who sent elsewhere, someone correct me if i'm wrong)

I would assume the number of people affected are in the (low) 100's.

 

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what in the world does that have to do with anything
And you serious?
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« Reply #223 on: November 16, 2016, 03:48:44 PM »
Try to go viral with Google shutting down accounts and put pressure on them.

Bringing media attention to Google's crazy power may help get accounts back and bring on much needed reform.


Question is whether it's premature for that.
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« Reply #224 on: November 16, 2016, 03:49:25 PM »
Anyone else lose an account that didn't make an order and was just related?
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