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  • Beware: Shroomyeen/LilDogMeat


    Jolee
    • Who: Shroomyeen/LilDogMeat
      Where: Twitter
      When: 02/10/2018
      What: Commission


    Message added by Celestina

    Due to this user's frequent name changes, we have permitted his first name appear in the tags as of 2018.

    In February of 2018 I posted a tweet asking if any artists were open for commissions. I was contacted via DM by Shroomyeen (who sent me their prices). After looking at their art I agreed to purchase a $15 flat colour commission:

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    Proof of payment:

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    (The commission itself was $15, but I tipped $10 plus extra to cover Paypal fees - this is why the amount sent is $26.06)

    I began noticing some red flags not long after sending payment. Shroomyeen would constantly take on new work without finishing owed commissions first. This made me uncomfortable, but I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt as they seemed to be going through a tough time financially. 

    In September of 2018, I finally asked for an update. Shroomyeen told me they'd simply forgotten to share the WIP sketch and would send it when they "got home":

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    That was the last time I heard from them. I've sent a few more DMs since then and have even resorted to publicly tagging them once or twice with no luck. Despite being very active on Twitter, I've yet to receive a response from them. They appear to be ignoring me.

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    Please note that I mistakenly asked for A $20 refund in the second DM. The commission was only $15, I tipped $10. I don't mind letting them keep that money since it was my decision to tip, but I'd like to get my $15 back.

    Around this time, Shroomyeen switched Twitter accounts (@Lildogmeat). I wouldn't have even realised if one of our mutual followers hadn't retweeted something from their alt. I sent them a message on January 17th giving them one final chance to provide either proof that they're working on my commission or a refund, or I'd be contacting Paypal to get a refund. 

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    Unfortunately, I wasn't aware of Paypal's 180-day window for filing disputes, so I'm no longer eligible for a refund. By writing this beware, I'm hoping to save others from making the same mistakes as me!

    Please be wary if you decide to commission Shroomyeen/Lildogmeat. They seem to have a history of doing this to their customers which is a shame as they're a very talented artist. If they refund my money or complete the artwork, I'll consider this resolved, but I don't think they intend to do either. 



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    I'm sorry you got burned by him.  He's, unfortunately, a repeat offender that goes back years.  He burned me for a $30 story commission years ago, and I had to drag repayment out of him in the form of Flight Rising currency because I wasn't going to get cash back.

    His MO is to ignore you until you forget.

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    3 hours ago, Celestina said:

    I'm sorry you got burned by him.  He's, unfortunately, a repeat offender that goes back years.  He burned me for a $30 story commission years ago, and I had to drag repayment out of him in the form of Flight Rising currency because I wasn't going to get cash back.

    His MO is to ignore you until you forget.

    Gosh, that's awful.. Sorry to hear you weren't able to get a real refund from him. Had I known he and Teahound were the same person, I wouldn't have commissioned, but he changes handles so frequently, it's hard to keep up! I hope someday he'll stop cheating others out of their hard-earned money.

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    Hey sorry to hear about this.

    I was in a group chat with them and after reading this (and others) I ended up leaving. I remember them talking about this with a different take on it.

    I hope they get back to you and it gets resolved. And they eventually get themselves together and stop doing this to paying customers.

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