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2020-07-15 12:28:54 PM  
32 votes:
Wow.  Fark Vistaprint.
 
2020-07-15 12:33:54 PM  
25 votes:
I will definitely avoid Vistaprint like the farking plague in the future.
 
2020-07-15 2:18:49 PM  
16 votes:
So Vistaprint either made a mistake or had an a-hole employee who should be fired. Given that I've used them at least a dozen times without any issues, I'm guessing it's the latter.
 
2020-07-15 2:31:45 PM  
14 votes:
I'm sure she's suffered great emotional distress.  The kind the only a large settlement can cure.
 
2020-07-15 2:30:44 PM  
13 votes:
I'm not saying "Use VistaPrint" by any means.  I don't.  But while I haven't worked there in 13 years, I'm extremely familiar with VistaPrint's process, and honestly their explanation is entirely plausible.

The whole process is automated to the point that there really aren't chances to maliciously intervene in a single arbitrary order in this way.  I mean, we had times where we're receiving 30,000 orders per hour, and I'm sure that's MUCH higher now.  Neither on the web-application side or on the Production and Fulfillment side could anyone really try and just screw with a given order set.  But mistakes happened pretty predictably and were baked into costs.

Depending on quantities ordered and the way they batch dozens or hundreds of orders together, a human could have been involved in cutting the orders, and could easily have stacked multiple orders back-to-back.
 
2020-07-15 3:42:48 PM  
10 votes:

p51d007: Another "woke" white gal orders BLM posters and is "outraged" about it also coming with
ALM posters?  Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?
If that is the case, shouldn't every ethnic group, in the United States, take their own lives,
and live the United States to all the black lives?


Have you tried not being a coont?

Black Lives Matter doesn't mean ONLY Black Lives Matter. It means Black Lives Matter AS WELL, and it's something that government/LEO don't seem to understand.
 
2020-07-15 3:34:15 PM  
9 votes:

p51d007: Another "woke" white gal orders BLM posters and is "outraged" about it also coming with
ALM posters?  Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?
If that is the case, shouldn't every ethnic group, in the United States, take their own lives,
and live the United States to all the black lives?


Christ, you people are tedious.
 
2020-07-15 3:13:27 PM  
9 votes:

p51d007: Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?


You guessed wrong.
 
2020-07-15 2:54:36 PM  
9 votes:
She was filming herself unboxing the Black Lives Matter prints designed by Noel, an art director, when she discovered the All Lives Matter copies hiding behind them.
"I was furious," Noel told the outlet. "I just couldn't believe it. I didn't want to believe it, especially with everything going on.

And just like that, I knew it was all a setup
 
2020-07-15 2:34:36 PM  
9 votes:

xrayspx: I'm not saying "Use VistaPrint" by any means.  I don't.  But while I haven't worked there in 13 years, I'm extremely familiar with VistaPrint's process, and honestly their explanation is entirely plausible.

The whole process is automated to the point that there really aren't chances to maliciously intervene in a single arbitrary order in this way.  I mean, we had times where we're receiving 30,000 orders per hour, and I'm sure that's MUCH higher now.  Neither on the web-application side or on the Production and Fulfillment side could anyone really try and just screw with a given order set.  But mistakes happened pretty predictably and were baked into costs.

Depending on quantities ordered and the way they batch dozens or hundreds of orders together, a human could have been involved in cutting the orders, and could easily have stacked multiple orders back-to-back.


They just happened to have an "All lives Matter" order queued up right after this order?  With all the business they do?
 
2020-07-15 2:25:29 PM  
9 votes:
Shait happens, get over yourselves.
 
2020-07-15 2:16:28 PM  
9 votes:
You know what's sad. I expected it to be worse.
 
2020-07-15 6:18:10 PM  
8 votes:

p51d007: Another "woke" white gal orders BLM posters and is "outraged" about it also coming with
ALM posters?  Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?
If that is the case, shouldn't every ethnic group, in the United States, take their own lives,
and live the United States to all the black lives?


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2020-07-15 2:42:29 PM  
7 votes:
Another "woke" white gal orders BLM posters and is "outraged" about it also coming with
ALM posters?  Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?
If that is the case, shouldn't every ethnic group, in the United States, take their own lives,
and live the United States to all the black lives?
 
2020-07-15 2:37:07 PM  
7 votes:
Quite a dramatic attention whore. It MUST mean Vistaprint hates black people.
 
2020-07-15 2:25:22 PM  
7 votes:
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2020-07-15 3:03:19 PM  
6 votes:
I was on the cusp of giving Vistaprint the benefit of the doubt untill I read how they sent anti-lgbtq flyers to a gay couple who ordered flyers for their wedding.
Such an odd computer glitch that sends out conservative diatribe to people who order the exact opposite thing.
 
2020-07-15 2:31:41 PM  
6 votes:
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2020-07-15 2:25:09 PM  
6 votes:
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2020-07-15 2:58:14 PM  
5 votes:

smunns: She was filming herself unboxing the Black Lives Matter prints designed by Noel, an art director, when she discovered the All Lives Matter copies hiding behind them.
"I was furious," Noel told the outlet. "I just couldn't believe it. I didn't want to believe it, especially with everything going on.

And just like that, I knew it was all a setup


You mean except for the part where Vistaprint admitted that it happened?
 
2020-07-15 2:31:28 PM  
5 votes:
I used them twice and they farked up my orders both times. I don't think it's so much that they are racist as it is that they are too cheap to hire actual humans (and/or pay them enough to care) to do quality control.
 
2020-07-15 3:13:20 PM  
4 votes:
Am I supposed to record myself when I open a box now? I swear, I'm trying to keep up.
 
2020-07-15 3:10:41 PM  
4 votes:
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2020-07-15 2:30:32 PM  
4 votes:

iamskibibitz: So Vistaprint either made a mistake or had an a-hole employee who should be fired. Given that I've used them at least a dozen times without any issues, I'm guessing it's the latter.


Or even both happened.

But yeah, so many things in companies are automated these days, sometimes things just mess up.  Or it was an honest mistake from an employee.  Or it was a callous racist mistake.  Just because something happened doesn't mean anything in and of itself.  People throwing themselves into a hissy fit anytime something like this happens is unreal.

Is it disheartening it happened?  Sure.  Does that immediately mean there was something nefarious going on?  Not necessarily.  Hopefully an investigation happens and the result of that is how the reaction should be gauged.

If they determined something glitched, you fix it.  If an honest mistake, put up some minor safeguards so it doesn't happen again.  If the person is a prick, fire 'em.  Simple!
 
2020-07-15 2:01:27 PM  
4 votes:
Yeah, this is on the news here when it happened. 3 weeks ago.
 
2020-07-15 12:49:06 PM  
4 votes:
Have to admit, a few years ago I got someone else's order from Vistaprint. Took forever to get them to get it replaced.
 
2020-07-15 8:27:51 PM  
3 votes:
Only the left would believe a saying that is clearly inclusive is exclusive.

Here's a question: Does Black Lives Matter mean All Lives Matter?
 
2020-07-15 6:06:08 PM  
3 votes:

FloriduhGuy: ALL LIVES MATTER. SUCK IT!


I hope a cop beats you, and puts you in jail there in FL.
 
2020-07-15 6:00:17 PM  
3 votes:
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2020-07-15 5:10:22 PM  
3 votes:
ALL LIVES MATTER. SUCK IT!
 
2020-07-15 4:12:54 PM  
3 votes:
So did she get her order and got extra unordered posters with a different message?
Throw the ones that you didn't order out.

Oh. you were filming the wonderfulness of yourself opening your package.

I know - phrasing!
 
2020-07-15 3:55:05 PM  
3 votes:

MycroftHolmes: jjorsett: I got two other peoples' EBay orders in addition to my own one time, and the company was cool about it, telling me I could keep the stuff and not send it back. Now with this story I come to realize they were sending me a secret hate message, not just making a mistake.

That is such a stretch that when it snaps, it is liable to cut you in half.  C'mon, man, be better than that


It's Occam's Razor. What involves more assumptions, that an error was made or that some closet racist decided to go to the trouble of screwing with an order just to aggravate some strangers while risking their job by doing so?
 
2020-07-15 3:27:09 PM  
3 votes:

tpmchris: Lambskincoat: I will definitely avoid Vistaprint like the farking plague in the future.

One thousand dollars says you've never ordered anything from them in the past. Bums living inside mom's basement tend not to have such needs.


Every accusation is a confession
 
2020-07-15 2:49:37 PM  
3 votes:

p51d007: Another "woke" white gal orders BLM posters and is "outraged" about it also coming with
ALM posters?  Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?
If that is the case, shouldn't every ethnic group, in the United States, take their own lives,
and live the United States to all the black lives?


What?

Seriously, what?
 
2020-07-15 6:56:10 PM  
2 votes:

p51d007: Another "woke" white gal orders BLM posters and is "outraged" about it also coming with
ALM posters?  Because ONLY black lives matter I guess?
If that is the case, shouldn't every ethnic group, in the United States, take their own lives,
and live the United States to all the black lives?


Wow. Every sentence in your post is completely wrong. That's actually impressive.
 
2020-07-15 6:42:45 PM  
2 votes:

FloriduhGuy: ALL LIVES MATTER. SUCK IT!


Nobody questions that certain lives matter. Watch network news when a white girl is missing.
 
2020-07-15 3:36:03 PM  
2 votes:
I cant wait to see what amazaon might accidentally send me in my next order so I can get offended and outraged as it is obviously a direct and deliberate act of hate against me!
 
2020-07-15 3:07:09 PM  
2 votes:
Did she shoot the posters?
 
2020-07-15 3:03:14 PM  
2 votes:
There are a whole lot of companies that profit from selling weapons to both sides of a conflict.  When you buy your t-shirts/bumper stickers/ribbons/hats various promotion items, chances are they're selling the opponents gear as well.

If you're looking for a "good company" you'd best be prepared to do a little extra research.
 
2020-07-15 2:54:10 PM  
2 votes:

Lambskincoat: I will definitely avoid Vistaprint like the farking plague in the future.


One thousand dollars says you've never ordered anything from them in the past. Bums living inside mom's basement tend not to have such needs.
 
2020-07-15 2:51:32 PM  
2 votes:
Let the poster wars begin!

We need more signs, posters, and slogans!

/that will solve the problem
 
2020-07-15 2:45:36 PM  
2 votes:
If Vistaprint is being honest then this : "This is a process that does not include direct employee contact," is the problem, no human checking orders to make sure they are correct before they go out the door.
 
2020-07-15 2:40:34 PM  
2 votes:

xrayspx: I'm not saying "Use VistaPrint" by any means.  I don't.  But while I haven't worked there in 13 years, I'm extremely familiar with VistaPrint's process, and honestly their explanation is entirely plausible.

The whole process is automated to the point that there really aren't chances to maliciously intervene in a single arbitrary order in this way.  I mean, we had times where we're receiving 30,000 orders per hour, and I'm sure that's MUCH higher now.  Neither on the web-application side or on the Production and Fulfillment side could anyone really try and just screw with a given order set.  But mistakes happened pretty predictably and were baked into costs.

Depending on quantities ordered and the way they batch dozens or hundreds of orders together, a human could have been involved in cutting the orders, and could easily have stacked multiple orders back-to-back.


NOTE:  I'm not saying "That didn't happen", or "It wasn't malicious".  Just that some Canuckistani jerk would have had to really have a hard-on for screwing with BLM for it to have been a purposeful thing.  I imagine there's someone who is complaining that they didn't get their full order of "All Lives Matter" junk though.  It's not like the Canadian Jerk would have every size and product type ready to go just to mess with orders they see come across.

CSB:  In the very very early days, it was surprising to see how many orders were escort services of one type or other.  And epic business card fights.
 
2020-07-15 2:39:36 PM  
2 votes:
Bureau of Land Management posters?

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2020-07-15 2:28:17 PM  
2 votes:
I got two other peoples' EBay orders in addition to my own one time, and the company was cool about it, telling me I could keep the stuff and not send it back. Now with this story I come to realize they were sending me a secret hate message, not just making a mistake.
 
2020-07-15 2:25:53 PM  
2 votes:
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2020-07-15 12:48:52 PM  
2 votes:
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2020-07-15 11:27:04 PM  
1 vote:

otherideas: Only the left would believe a saying that is clearly inclusive is exclusive.

Here's a question: Does Black Lives Matter mean All Lives Matter?


All lives are not under attack though.

/only a racist or a severely mentally challenged individual would feel the need to say "All Lives Matter" in response to "Black Lives Matter."
 
2020-07-15 6:53:16 PM  
1 vote:
Very small silver lining: I've been able to clear-cut quite a few scumbag racist accounts ITT.
 
2020-07-15 6:35:54 PM  
1 vote:
I'm waiting for the civil rights investigation for using hate speech "all lives matter."
 
2020-07-15 3:45:56 PM  
1 vote:

smunns: She was filming herself unboxing the Black Lives Matter prints designed by Noel, an art director, when she discovered the All Lives Matter copies hiding behind them.
"I was furious," Noel told the outlet. "I just couldn't believe it. I didn't want to believe it, especially with everything going on.

And just like that, I knew it was all a setup


Or was it  ...  A HATE CRIME!
 
2020-07-15 3:31:26 PM  
1 vote:
Or, that's what she ordered.
 
2020-07-15 2:44:01 PM  
1 vote:

stevenboof: xrayspx: I'm not saying "Use VistaPrint" by any means.  I don't.  But while I haven't worked there in 13 years, I'm extremely familiar with VistaPrint's process, and honestly their explanation is entirely plausible.

The whole process is automated to the point that there really aren't chances to maliciously intervene in a single arbitrary order in this way.  I mean, we had times where we're receiving 30,000 orders per hour, and I'm sure that's MUCH higher now.  Neither on the web-application side or on the Production and Fulfillment side could anyone really try and just screw with a given order set.  But mistakes happened pretty predictably and were baked into costs.

Depending on quantities ordered and the way they batch dozens or hundreds of orders together, a human could have been involved in cutting the orders, and could easily have stacked multiple orders back-to-back.

They just happened to have an "All lives Matter" order queued up right after this order?  With all the business they do?


I mean every day we see several new posts about Karens losing their minds and screaming racist nonsense at POC in public so given that there's a lot of those all lives matter fools out there? Yes. It seems pretty plausible in today's society.
 
2020-07-15 2:39:31 PM  
1 vote:

jjorsett: I got two other peoples' EBay orders in addition to my own one time, and the company was cool about it, telling me I could keep the stuff and not send it back. Now with this story I come to realize they were sending me a secret hate message, not just making a mistake.


That is such a stretch that when it snaps, it is liable to cut you in half.  C'mon, man, be better than that
 
2020-07-15 2:39:07 PM  
1 vote:
This is the most useful thread in days.
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Gone girl.
 
2020-07-15 2:26:20 PM  
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2020-07-15 2:21:23 PM  
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