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AjSneaks

You get that money back either way though. It's just do you want the lower price now or wait for a refund a couple of days after you ship 🤷🏽‍♂️


SubwayWifi

Yup! For smaller packages it may be useless and might even cost you a few bucks more (if the estimate is already accurate or cheaper than actual weight) but if you’re shipping $100+ shipping fee packages and can’t afford the initial shipping fee, the ~$4 you pay for rehearsal can save you the same amount upfront.


P0W3RFUCK

If you can't afford the shipping on your fake luxury goods you're really fuckin up somewhere lol


ImNotDex

I mean a lot of people here aren't really balling with loads of cash. That's why they're here in the first place instead of buying retails. $100+ on shipping alone can be a lot, especially for uni/highschool students and even for entry level professionals.


AjSneaks

Honestly, most of the items I buy I can afford retail of. I work in marketing and make pretty good pay, bills paid, have a nice apartment, savings and stocks. However, over the years I just noticed that reps are just as good as retail so why pay x10 the price for an almost identical item? Maybe back in the day it made sense, I guess but now I don't get mad when my shoes get dirty or stepped on. Working with/for companies and people that have a shitload of money I just view money and the cost of things as a psychological game. I like the shoes, colors and how they match my fits thats all. But I do understand this subreddit is filled with high schoolers rocking $500+ shoes when they jump into their momma's corolla after class. 😂 Just wanted to give a different take of also why people are here.


ImNotDex

I'm pretty much in the same boat, work in IT for ~6 years now and have decent disposable income after all bills and contributions. I'm somewhat new to this sub and much like you I'm fed up with paying 10x more for retail when quality doesn't really warrant the 10x mark-up. I know people claim these companies spend a lot on marketing and r&d but most of the shirts I buy are blanks with a subtle logo that anyone with MS paint can design. Even then $100 usd for shipping alone is still quite an amount. I guess I'm just used to free shipping via ecommerce and don't really have a lot of packages imported outside of US/Canada. I just disagree with the other guy I replied to, making it seem like $100usd on shipping alone is easily affordable for everyone. It's easily affordable for working professionals like us but I'm willing to bet a good portion of this /r are students or fresh grads.


AjSneaks

Yeah, agreed. Even though I can afford the shipping, I wish it was like amazon lol 2-day free shipping. Yeah $100 is a lot for non working or even working teenagers. I hated working retail and making $65 a day, shit was rough so I can sympathize with the kids on this board.


P0W3RFUCK

So wear Kohls $50 nikes like the rest of the kids in school.


Economy_Pressure_698

I swear you are brain dead or just have the reading level of a 6 year old with autism


AjSneaks

I’m guessing you didn’t read the thread 😑


ZiggyZigglyy

$200 on shipping hurts, even I can afford it. It just hurts my soul


KanyeeWeast

I can’t wait for this to get downvoted to oblivion for being the truth


P0W3RFUCK

Thanks, yeah pretty typical on reddit, 90% of the subs are poor libturds wanting something for nothing. It just makes me giggle that people want to look rich so bad that they will buy reps even if they can't afford the shipping. That's just nutty to me. I have 4 grand in fake watches and a few shoes and purses for my wife and shit, but that's all extremely discretionary income. At the end of the day I'm still putting away much much more than I spend on reps. And that's just one of my several expensive hobbies(guns, drones, rc trucks, motorcycles). Not trying to flex or brag, i know I've got it better than most, but I also wore my bulova that my grandma gave me for graduation through college and bought shoes at kohl's when I had a 30% off coupon. Now I'm 10 years out and can have nice (fake 🤡🤡) things while still being responsible to the more important things in life like my family.


blithefield

Grown man saying libtard. Let’s keep politics out of it please and just discuss reps.


GrahamDotJpeg

Most people using that have no idea what the difference between a liberal, libertarian or a leftist is with out googling it too.


P0W3RFUCK

Libturd man . .... Libtard is ableist


lncited

“poor libturds” 💀 you’re a grown man acting like that lmfao unreal


Trinxjay

Stfu


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Trinxjay

What you doing on a rep sub if you are rich?


P0W3RFUCK

Not being a victim of consumerism, especially, especially when it comes to things where the gen and rep are made in china


VFX--

I have about a 4kg package. How do I determine whether to do volume or weight? Should I do rehearsal (it might already be too late so maybe not)? If I choose not to do rehearsal when will I know how much I should expect back? Is it randomly refunded? I’m sure the sub website thing answers some of them but like some other have said, I don’t understand it.


felpsc

Agreed, for the people that don't want to wait


PurpleTrainn

Don’t you gotta pay for rehearsal?


felpsc

Its only 20 yuan about 3 bucks


PurpleTrainn

I rather just be patient than spend $3.


eldopuh

You may end up spending more in conversion fees from the refund no? I guess it all depends on the scale of hauls


AjSneaks

yep


cartislefthand

I have no idea how to do rehearsal. the guide on this subreddit is confusing to me


felpsc

search your rehearsal packaging on youtube


Boombaclaaart

Last 2 times I did rehersal they still overcharged me for postage by like 200-400¥. Least they give it back 😅


StillTrappn

If you don’t do rehearsal you still get your money on the back end right??


felpsc

yes


IZIZIZI

Each to their own. I like to just pay it, get a refund and have a nice amount to buy more reps with lols


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thest1nkymonkey

Bro how?


IOTA_rm

You must have a high service level on an agent like basetao, that’s my guess


SH4K123

Which agent is this with


Loadedluxxb

agent please?


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Chrisuy29

What shipping line do you use and to what country?


[deleted]

What is rehearsal?


packman2297

What’s rehearsal?


CharackObama

They weigh your package ahead of time to determine the actual weight so you pay the real cost of the shipping rather than paying more and waiting to be refunded when it's weighed by the shipping company.


CharackObama

If you're shipping with Superbuy, the rehearsal service is apart of "expert service" under Customer Service at the bottom of the page


VFX--

I am using superbuy but I think I skipped it because they’re ready to ship. Does it really matter though? When do you get paid back? I feel like you’d just be paying extra for a rehearsal when you could just wait the extra week for the refund? Or does the shipping company lie and not refund gou


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what is this? im new to this and have gather some items i want to buy for my first haul, i havent ordered them yet, just listed.


felpsc

there is a post on this community explaining, or you can search rehearsal packaging on youtube that explains pretty well


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thanks bro


kersey_paul

Looks like it was the size more than the weight that saved you all that money. Good to know.


SH4K123

Which agent do you use? And where’s this shipping to


[deleted]

Its blacklisted on this sub. But look up "cheapest agent reps" on yt and itll be the first vid by cedaz


IcyGrapefruit97

Why is it blacklisted?


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cuz of politics on the sub


TowardsFitness

I just burnt my fingers paying $80 shipping for a $250 worth of goods by using official taobao shipping will ensure I do rehearsal via third party now. Quick question - in case the rehearsal shows shipping cost is too high, how easy is to return the package and get a refund? I understand seller needs to approve it?


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I ordered shit over a month ago and have no clue where da fuck it's at. Says shipped international. But anyways does it usually take this long.


KidsToKrooks

One month is chump numbers.


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,, 😂 yeah figures, only problem tho is that I bought the more expensive shipping so what the hell


felpsc

depends on what shipping service you paid for. But you can track your package with the tracking number the agent provides


[deleted]

Yeah, I'll try and figure it out. Worst comes to worst I don't get my shit but whatever


Unable_Illustrator_6

I have to ask am i not understanding something or is reps really this cheap? 1600 yens is about 12€


felpsc

its no yen, its chinese yuan. Also that is the shipping price not the price of the reps


thaigoon

yen is japan, yuan is china


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Chrononomicon

Yen and yuan got the same currency symbol, lol. But I get what you mean: context - read the room. 😂


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P0W3RFUCK

Yikes! You care about fake internet points enough to make a bot for it!


Winter-Rutabaga8732

Need to learn the ways


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What agent are you using?


nebelposer

sg