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#1 Nonnie

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    Posted 28 August 2009 - 11:18 AM

    This is sort of the opposite of a vent, but it could easily have become my breaking point.

    I ordered my dress in March from a store in my home town (let's call it A), it's a bridesmaid dress I am ordering in white and is costing me about $260 dollars. I put down a $130 deposit and waited, they said it would be in store in September.

    Fast forward to 2 days ago, I get a phone call from my mom "Don't panic, but store A has gone out of business." Yep, they went out of business, poof, like that. My heart did double flips and landed in my throat.

    first good thing: My mom assures me that a bridal store that moved into A's location arranged with Venus Bridal (the dress's maker) to sell me my dress at wholesale cost plus shipping, total cost about $160 dollars. Still, I loose my deposit.

    Next good thing: my mom realises she put down the deposit on my dress, not me and she put it down using her Credit card, which has deposit insurance, meaning we are getting that money back!

    Now I am getting my dream dress for a little over $160 dollars, about $100 less then I would be if store A had stayed in business

    #2 Lady_Di

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      Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:10 PM

      woo woo! there's always a silver lining for everything!! congrats.

      #3 super19

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        Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:21 PM

        That's great news! I love it when a possible horrible situation turns into a really good one!

        #4 luciel2820

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          Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:24 PM

          woohoo thats awesome :)

          #5 amygirl1169

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            Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:25 PM

            WOW, talk about luck! You should go buy a lottery ticket

            #6 ~Nicole~

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              Posted 28 August 2009 - 03:29 PM


              Wow that was a close call!! Glad it turned out the way it did though! You couldn't ask for a better deal! lol
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              #7 Geralyn

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                Posted 28 August 2009 - 03:37 PM

                glad it worked out for the best!!

                #8 Sheree10

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                  Posted 28 August 2009 - 04:39 PM

                  Wonderful news!!
                  http://tickers.Ticke....03cf/event.png

                  BRIDE + GROOM + 60 GUESTS!!

                  #9 SSNM

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                    Posted 28 August 2009 - 06:17 PM

                    Wow that was close! Making me worry about a deposit I have at a bridal store that I haven't been in touch with in a few months...I better make sure it is still there!

                    #10 jmiranda

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                      Posted 28 August 2009 - 06:21 PM

                      Im glad it worked out for you.




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