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Maly....

Alright, I have just about had it with malytwotails (Jana Hill). It has been since March that I paid her around $40 (five extra for a rush job, too) to create a custom hat. It is now the end of November, and I (along with many other people as well) have not been shipped what I paid for, even though the product has been finished since the month it was commissioned.

Now, I do realize that Maly had some problems around the time these goods she owes people were commissioned. But it really pisses me off because she has replied to none of my emails since the product was finished, and just simply refuses to send or finish any of these hats she was commissioned to create. I could understand if she was in the hospital or completely unable to finish what people payed her for, but I have found some things in journals of others who she has contact with, and frankly, I feel she could have sent what she owes. Here are a few examples:

"Maly and I are going to check out the Gargoyles inthe U-district, head north (I got to pick up some things at my mom's), and prolly just diddle-fart around until Simon's show tonight."

"Maly was most awesome enough to make me a cool tail in which I admit I wore around" (Conifur '05)

A comment from Maly: "I got a tattoo!"

....There is a lot more than that, but this should give you a general idea. Apparently, she has the transportation, the money to get a tattoo and to go to a convention, not to mention make a tail for someone, and time to 'diddle-fart' around, but no time to make and ship hats that she has owned people since January and up (I even piad extra to get my hat by a ceratin date!). It hurts me, because I know that I (and others) have been ripped out of my money, and ignored. I'm not sure what to do at this point...

So...until Maly ships or refunds what she owes, I am going to leave this up and suggest no one commission malytwotails. She was given too many chances already, and this is just the last straw.
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kavsie
Nov. 24th, 2005 06:02 am (UTC)
Yes, it is unfortunatly still an issue. It's also not merely hard to get in touch with her, but she has completely ignored my emails:/.

As I said, it's like a dead end has been hit...
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fierycatthing
Nov. 24th, 2005 02:05 am (UTC)
Aww damn. Her hats are so amazing, and I was planning on getting one for myself and my mate. Sure as hell not going to after hearing similar stories like this one time and time again. :/
I do hope you do get your hat, or a refund or something-- because that just isnt right. :/
~RedFeather
lupusetgruis
Nov. 24th, 2005 04:00 am (UTC)
I know Jadewolf got her hat about a month ago. In her journal though, she said Wicked Sairah sent it to her.
xianjaguar
Nov. 24th, 2005 06:27 am (UTC)
This is true. thornwolf as well.
wicked_sairah lived in the area near Maly and picked up both Jade and Thorn's hats, and mailed them off to them (went to the post office with her to do it, so this isn't hearsay!)

Had Sairah not taken the time and effort out of the kindness of her heart to do this, both Thornwolf and Jadewolf would STILL be without their paid-for hats. :(

Maly, if you can hear this, you've GOT to get those hats out. Enough is enough, you need to take responsibility and FOLLOW UP!

In the meantime, I cannot endorse Maly's business to anyone. I can see some delays (I get delayed in commissions all the time, crap happens), but we're talking way more than just a few months or even 6 months.

And this is just to SHIP FINISHED HATS. I mean, most of the hats are DONE. Just ship 'em already!
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eski
Nov. 24th, 2005 04:11 am (UTC)
that really is too bad... I was considering commissioning her this year for one too =(
anjel_kitty
Nov. 24th, 2005 07:16 am (UTC)
I really wanted a hat from her too. I had been fan girling her and matrices since I met them at Conifur last year. It is really disappointing to hear this about her...
sepp
Nov. 24th, 2005 10:17 am (UTC)
I commissioned a hat of my own from her earlier this year. she said she would have it finished in time for AnthroCon, and she did, but did not ship it out to me. in fact, I still haven't recieved it. I try and catch her on AIM, but if she's even on at all, it will be for a spit second before she signs off again. I have given up trying to contact her, and I guess all I can do now is wait. I was offered a refund at one point, and now I'm wishing I would have taken it... but what would be the chances that I would even get that? but of course I'd rather just have the hat I payed $40-some-odd dollars for.
kerstin_orion
Nov. 25th, 2005 04:01 am (UTC)
Sounds like she's signing on and going invisible. You can tell by IMing her after she blips on. If you don't get the 'unavailable' message, she's on and just invisible.
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bunnyrabbit29
Nov. 28th, 2005 10:01 am (UTC)
Wish I had time to just diddle-fart around.

It's one thing if her friends are buying her the Con trips and the tattoo and all, but if she has spent a cent of her own money on anything other than basic food-shelter-survival while hats go unmade/unshipped, that is.. a shame.

If she wants to get out of the hat business, that's fine, nobody has a problem with that. That doesn't excuse her obligations to those who have already paid and now are legally owed a product. She should be grateful as to just how tolerant everyone has been up to this point.
kavsie
Dec. 1st, 2005 06:27 am (UTC)
Yeah...I'm starting to think that when she decided to go out of the hat business, she thought that it excused her from sending or finishing past commissions...or maybe she just decided to sell them off at that convention she just went to...I hope to heaven above that it isn't either of those possibilities, among others.
greeneyekitsune
Dec. 1st, 2005 12:54 am (UTC)
Alrighty here we go. I commissioned a hat from her before last winter; I got it. I later commissioned a hat for my boyfriend..she said "it's on the board and it's next to be made". I was patient (sp) and I waited..I emailed her a few times, asking for updates..nothing. Over the summer I wrote her a HAND WRITTEN letter..i got nothing back in response..it has came to a legal issue from what I heard around DA..but this of course is insane and if she has time and THE MONEY to go and get a tattoo and go to Cons..she has a problem...as we all understand, she was in the hospital..and blah blah blah..I paid $35. I want either my hat, or my money.

God now I feel greedy x_x
kavsie
Dec. 1st, 2005 06:16 am (UTC)
No need to feel greedy...we paid for something, and we never received, it's as simple as that. It's just all really confusing, the way she was sending hats out on time, and then just went slacker all of a sudden...and the darn things are done! What is so freakin' hard about sending them? Or even replying to an email? My gawd...
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trixi_vixen
Dec. 28th, 2005 03:23 pm (UTC)
She used to post her hats on a my little pony forum, and months and months ago, she said she quits doing them for good. If she wont refund, the only thing I can think of to do is to seek legal action of some type to get refunded. =/ I used to want one of her hats really badly too.
banana_diary
Mar. 17th, 2006 05:03 pm (UTC)
hey everyone, ena here.

I was just seeing if maly was still doing hat commissions, I asked her about a year ago but never got a reply.
I'm glad I found this though, at least I know i'm not the only one.
I hope you guys all get your hats or money back. This sounds pretty serious.

Maybe I should just make my own hat, I mean I make clothes all the time, a hat should be a doddle but I need to kow would I be done for art theft or anything if I made a hat with ears and stuff a bit like how maly makes them?
Hats with ears have been around for a long time right, they appear in anime and manga quite frequently and i'm sure i've seen them in many other places too.

Do you think it would be okay to make one? Please let me know.

ena
cloudius
Nov. 16th, 2007 07:36 pm (UTC)
Fuck that theif, go ahead that use the exact same style she does.
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kavsie
Jun. 15th, 2006 12:53 am (UTC)
Obviously you don't know the whole story. I did not "stalk" Maly, she claimed to have health problems, so I told her it was no problem, I could wait. However, when she posted that she had gotten better, she did not contact me, and I sent her a polite e-mail asking her how it was going. She did not reply. I even told her that if she neede more time, it was no problem with me, as long as she let me know. I sent her maybe about three other e-mails, all asking her to tell me if she needed more time, but she still </b>refused to reply</b>. Besides, she told me she would get my hat to me if I added an extra fee, and what? Nothing. Over a year later, nothing. I gave her plenty of opportunities to tell me if she had a problem with getting the hat to me, and she never got in touch with me. It's her fault she took so many commissions at one time. Also, it's not about the hat. It's the fact that I was ripped out of my money, and was cheated by someone I gave my trust to.

I'm sure I speak for everyone else she f'ed over as well.

Since you seem to be a friend of Maly's, you may tell her that I am still open to any explaination she has, no matter how rediculous, and I will not yell at her or show any malice toward her. I just want her to get in contact with me so I may sort this whole mess out.
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minimalismo
Mar. 21st, 2009 03:14 am (UTC)
She is actively updating her journal as of 2009.

http://malytwotails.livejournal.com/
kavsie
Mar. 28th, 2009 05:35 am (UTC)
Yeah...it was f-locked at the time this was posted, but I guess she figures she's gotten away with having ripped everyone that paid her off and is in the clear now. Which, sadly, I guess she is. Even if the hat were to arrive on my doorstep tomorrow, I'd be too bitter about this whole ordeal and the way she treated not only me, but everyone else, for it to be worth anything to me.

One of these days I'll probably look for someone who is actually reliable to commission another hat from. Meh...
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