CRAVE calling it quits

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by TheBigMachine, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. TheBigMachine

    TheBigMachine Initiating JAZZ HANDS!

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    I just saw this on facebook:

    UPDATE: Here's the email they've sent out:
    Kind of a bummer. This explains why the option to buy has been disabled for nearly a month.
     
  2. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Damn, that blows. It explains their store being down. I feel bad for the Crave team.
     
  3. wolfe

    wolfe Well-Known Member

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    I guess back to ebay and ebid for me.
     
  4. ScottyP

    ScottyP Got The Touch

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    rawr, just when I was starting to use it. Oh well.
     
  5. HopelessHavoc

    HopelessHavoc Junior Spaceman

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    damn, it really was a Community not just an online store. I've met some really cool people through that site. You will be missed Crave. :rip 
     
  6. Optimus1138

    Optimus1138 Minecraft Addict

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    That sucks! It was definitely my favorite place to get TFs. Prices could due so much better there than other places, and its buyer satisfaction policy made me feel really safe as a buyer.
     
  7. EightiesKid

    EightiesKid G1 archivist TFW2005 Supporter

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    Definitely a bummer, I liked those guys.
     
  8. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    They did exactly what they set out to do. Before Crave even happened they contacted me as "fans". After some back and forth I knew they weren't in it as fans (their huge lack of common transformers knowledge gave it away). It was all business and the set up was to build up enough interest to make it viable for sale. It'll be back under new ownership.
     
  9. 3.8TransAM

    3.8TransAM 1989 Turbo Trans AM

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    They were decent folks.

    It was a good alternative to ebay and its associated bullshit as well
     
  10. UltimusPrime

    UltimusPrime Banned

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    I made a ton off of Crave and bought a ton as well. Really sucks as now I will have a couple grand hole in my pocket now every month.

    It will be missed sorely!
     
  11. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    sad to hear , i was interested in using it as a buyer but could not as the did not use a set up that allowed other methods of paying besides paypal. Can't help but wonder if limiting payment options may have played a part in its demise.
     
  12. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    I used it a couple of times, but found it to be rather slow and clunky to load pages and what not. I finally stopped using it.
     
  13. wolfe

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    I hope the new owner makes some improvements and opens it back up soon.
     
  14. mrtbone81

    mrtbone81 Bringer of Devastation

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    Man this sucks. yea got the email today and was bummed. Really enjoyed Crave!
     
  15. PowermasterJazz

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    Dammit!! :( 
     
  16. depthcharge82

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    :( 
     
  17. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Same here. I tried it out a couple of times. Once as a buyer, once as a seller. Both transactions worked out so well, I was going to start using it more. In fact, I was about to list all the unsold stuff from my sales thread ( and some other stuff ) on there this week.
     
  18. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    Darn...that's all I can say.
     
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    This sucks. I have a buch of stuff up for sale.

    I remember getting a PM from Erin a few years back in trying Crave before it went public.

    Crave came a long way since it first went up. It's sad the the original team go and I hope the new owners make good use of it for us fans.
     
  20. CNCBrawl56

    CNCBrawl56 TRU Commander

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    Thats a shame, I was just starting to use it too, got my whole collection cataloged on there, I really liked that feature where you could say you had it or you wanted it.

    I really hope the new owners keep it what it is.
     

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