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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #60 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:14:59 »
So now we all will stop making GBs and wait for Sherry feed us?
Poor SP :(

I really hope the Group Buy continues.  I would like to help if possible, but my original order came before GMK was founded.  I made an order in late October.  The company was founded through GeekHack in mid December.  If I could have helped with the Group Buy, then that would have been great.  I have been pushing I was coming with something great since September now.  I worked with GMK to produce this double shot window key.  I hope people can see I tried to do some good at least.

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #61 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:16:54 »
^Tell us when we can place an order for the sets again Sherry.
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:18:47 »
So now we all will stop making GBs and wait for Sherry feed us?
Poor SP :(

I really hope the Group Buy continues.  I would like to help if possible, but my original order came before GMK was founded.  I made an order in late October.  The company was founded through GeekHack in mid December.  If I could have helped with the Group Buy, then that would have been great.  I have been pushing I was coming with something great since September now.  I worked with GMK to produce this double shot window key.  I hope people can see I tried to do some good at least.

Don't worry sheraton, we appreciate what you've done for us. I know some people are a little snappy about the prices, but IMO they're justified. If a normal groupbuy were to commence to get MOQ of 400 for each set, that would take maybe 6 months to reach that number.  Good luck with your business man!

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:21:48 »
hmmmmmm.....




Last time I checked, that combination is the fastest and cheapest.

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« Reply #64 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:24:00 »
hmmmmmm.....


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Last time I checked, that combination is the fastest and cheapest.
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #65 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:29:02 »
I'm not quite sure what all the fuss is about.  :confused:

Taking a look at the pricing Tinlong posted, then it would appear that the raw cost per set was probably in the neighborhood of $77 US. This of course doesn't take into account the cost of shipping, or any setup fees, etc.

Add in the fact that the MOQ was 400, then we're talking about roughly 30k upfront, again not counting shipping, or additional costs. We're also not factoring in their time to setup a business, online store front, and all the other myriad chores required to setup a business.

All so that his company could make $35 - $40 per set?

Granted, Sherryton has been extremely transparent in his business and he comes from the GH community, so it's understandable that some folks might feel like he's somehow taken advantage of the community, or something, I don't know. It just doesn't make sense to me.

However, I'm new to all this, so I could be way off base. If someone knows where else I can BUY a brand new, full set of blue on beige  Cherry style key caps for less, please sent me the link!  ;D

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« Reply #66 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:29:56 »
sherryton will be nice if atleast u add a small compatibility kit 1big enter + 1 left small shift + >< key. It's just 3 keycaps and most people will be happy

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #67 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:34:17 »
For reference: WASD switches.  $1.75 each.  How much are they from Prof, $0.60?

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Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #68 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:45:10 »
You know those prices posted from gmk are just for base sets, sherrys sets include a lot of extra keys to make these sets work with most layouts. I think there is a misconception of what is included in sherrys sets. GLWS sherry your resurrecting the cherry DS movement!
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« Reply #69 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 08:54:36 »
sherryton will be nice if atleast u add a small compatibility kit 1big enter + 1 left small shift + >< key. It's just 3 keycaps and most people will be happy

I can do this.  It will not be in the next 2 months.  I will say around late March, but it's going to be a different colored set.  I missed the ISO part this time around, but when I made the order in October, I came up with a set that was similar to my CCnB.  I am very sorry for not thinking about the ISO people in the process of that order. :(

You know those prices posted from gmk are just for base sets, sherrys sets include a lot of extra keys to make these sets work with most layouts. I think there is a misconception of what is included in sherrys sets. GLWS sherry your resurrecting the cherry DS movement!

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« Reply #70 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 09:44:11 »
Sherryton is taking the risk of buying all of the 400 sets (or maybe 1000 sets?) himself, so it's quite understandable to make some profit through it. I would also love to see group buy going though, it's just a bit hard to reach 400 sets.
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« Reply #71 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 10:07:22 »
Hi Feng, are you feel better now?
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #72 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 10:12:32 »
Awesome store! I really want a set!


Good to be able to buy stuff and have it ship relatively quickly.


Good luck!

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #73 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 10:34:30 »
I'm relatively new to the community but I think we can all agree that the more options there are the better off we all will be. I have yet to fully participate in a group buy but I can see it being nice having one place to pick up basic (black on white, white on black, beige, etc. ) double-shot key sets instead of having to cannibalize Cherry boards.

Great store sherryton! And good luck! I'm probably going to try and place an order by the end of the day to show my support.   ;D
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #74 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:07:34 »
Man I honestly don't understand geekhack sometimes.

you guys are perfectly fine with people like rag adding his fees to group buy prices and even defending him. But once somebody fronts the money AND risk, its a problem.

you don't want to pay his prices? Fine. Sit there and wait for that GB to maybe hit 400 sets per colorway for months.

and then the nerve so say he should have contributed to the GB instead of starting his business, are you kidding me? Sherry found gmk before geekhack even knew about anything and he was excited to bring you guys what you lusted for and now you're complaining? Ridiculous.
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #75 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:17:03 »
Sherryton is taking the risk of buying all of the 400 sets (or maybe 1000 sets?) himself, so it's quite understandable to make some profit through it.

I don't understand all this hating on sherry
Man I honestly don't understand geekhack sometimes.

you guys are perfectly fine with people like rag adding his fees to group buy prices and even defending him. But once somebody fronts the money AND risk, its a problem.

you don't want to pay his prices? Fine. Sit there and wait for that GB to maybe hit 400 sets per colorway for months.

and then the nerve so say he should have contributed to the GB instead of starting his business, are you kidding me? Sherry found gmk before geekhack even knew about anything and he was excited to bring you guys what you lusted for and now you're complaining? Ridiculous.

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Why is everyone getting on the offensive as soon as someone starts up a store? Pretty much all the other keycap websites are overpriced, but I never see anyone complaining and derailing other threads. Let Sherry do his thing, he's taking a huge risk by purchasing so many sets -- after all, the more online shops that offer keycaps, the better it is for the community overall.

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #76 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:17:10 »
Man I honestly don't understand geekhack sometimes.

you guys are perfectly fine with people like rag adding his fees to group buy prices and even defending him. But once somebody fronts the money AND risk, its a problem.

you don't want to pay his prices? Fine. Sit there and wait for that GB to maybe hit 400 sets per colorway for months.

and then the nerve so say he should have contributed to the GB instead of starting his business, are you kidding me? Sherry found gmk before geekhack even knew about anything and he was excited to bring you guys what you lusted for and now you're complaining? Ridiculous.

That.

I'm more than happy to have Sherry selling these and can't wait to get an order in. Anything else I want will come from the GB. It's just nice to know there's a retailer that can have this stuff to me in just over a week rather than waiting for a GB.
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #77 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:36:35 »
For reference: WASD switches.  $1.75 each.  How much are they from Prof, $0.60?

WASD asks $1.75 for 1-9 switches. It's 90c for a quantity of 50, or 80c for 100 and up. It's not the best deal you can get but their shipping is cheap and FAST.
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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:42:54 »
They tried to keep GMK hidden from us which they openly admit to knowing about it much earlier than I did, attempted to dissuade me from pursuing groupbuy and going through them instead so the pricing could remain hidden and refused completely to co-operate with the groupbuy efforts when I asked. Don't try and pretend out for any benefit of the community. Out to have a business and make money, which is fine, just be honest about it.
Groupbuy would be a lot easier to reach MOQ if we don't have people undermining it. If they are sincere about helping the groupbuy they will stay away from any of the other proposed colorways so it has more chance of success instead of sabotaging it by rushing out the same option before the buy can conclude.


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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #79 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:45:15 »
Ha! keymaster trolling litster with his avatar now. :)

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #80 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:49:09 »
They tried to keep GMK hidden from us which they openly admit to knowing about it much earlier than I did, attempted to dissuade me from pursuing groupbuy and going through them instead so the pricing could remain hidden and refused completely to co-operate with the groupbuy efforts when I asked. Don't try and pretend out for any benefit of the community. Out to have a business and make money, which is fine, just be honest about it.
Groupbuy would be a lot easier to reach MOQ if we don't have people undermining it. If they are sincere about helping the groupbuy they will stay away from any of the other proposed colorways so it has more chance of success instead of sabotaging it by rushing out the same option before the buy can conclude.



Who's "they"?

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Re: Originative Grand Opening!
« Reply #81 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:51:46 »
They tried to keep GMK hidden from us which they openly admit to knowing about it much earlier than I did, attempted to dissuade me from pursuing groupbuy and going through them instead so the pricing could remain hidden and refused completely to co-operate with the groupbuy efforts when I asked. Don't try and pretend out for any benefit of the community. Out to have a business and make money, which is fine, just be honest about it.
Groupbuy would be a lot easier to reach MOQ if we don't have people undermining it. If they are sincere about helping the groupbuy they will stay away from any of the other proposed colorways so it has more chance of success instead of sabotaging it by rushing out the same option before the buy can conclude.



Who's "they"?


They = the people who knew about GMK and never mentioned it to the community prior to lysol.  There are at least a few people, probably some that you can deduce already.
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« Reply #82 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 11:56:01 »
So sherryton and some part of the Korean keyboard community, I'm guessing.
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« Reply #83 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:02:50 »
I wonder if Pepsi runs to coke to get approval of a new flavor.

I wonder if Pepsi is a community rather than a business...
last I checked sherry is a business and doesn't need approval from Lysol on what colors he can or can't use.
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« Reply #84 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:04:06 »
They tried to keep GMK hidden from us which they openly admit to knowing about it much earlier than I did, attempted to dissuade me from pursuing groupbuy and going through them instead so the pricing could remain hidden and refused completely to co-operate with the groupbuy efforts when I asked. Don't try and pretend out for any benefit of the community. Out to have a business and make money, which is fine, just be honest about it.
Groupbuy would be a lot easier to reach MOQ if we don't have people undermining it. If they are sincere about helping the groupbuy they will stay away from any of the other proposed colorways so it has more chance of success instead of sabotaging it by rushing out the same option before the buy can conclude.



Are you sure I said this stuff?  Are you that was not ming?  I read our messages, and I never dissuaded you to do group buys.  I tried to ask what you guys were interested in.  You wanted to coordinate with me, so we do not mix our sets.  I did not want to reveal any of my products to you, and you said You did not want to do all the work of a group buy, and would like me to handle it.  I did not say I did not want you to do a group buy.

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« Reply #85 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:05:49 »
Nicely put demik.

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« Reply #86 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:13:28 »
I wonder if Pepsi runs to coke to get approval of a new flavor.

I wonder if Pepsi is a community rather than a business...
last I checked sherry is a business and doesn't need approval from Lysol on what colors he can or can't use.

Last I checked, Sherry is also a member of the community who has admitted to wanting to help....but, has he?  No personal offense to Sherry, I just mean, saying and doing are two different things.  We haven't seen any of the doing part yet...

The moderators have convinced me that not only are they moderators but also members of the community.  The same can be said about vendors.

I hope I have contributed.  I tried to bring things that were impossible to obtain (by a few), and I enjoy doing it.  Everyone contributes in their own way. 
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« Reply #87 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:17:35 »
It's impossible to obtain Korean springs and switch stickers. Just saying. Hint, hint. :P
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« Reply #88 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:23:06 »
I really hope everyone just stops fighting.  I do not care if you guys hate me for this.  I just wanted to surprise everyone with some original Cherry, but I am really not enjoying this at all.

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« Reply #89 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 12:43:45 »
Mmmm, beef. Dan, can you send me an Italian beef from Chicago, please?

I am bored with this fight, btw. I love both you guys. Can't we all just get along?

I thought reaper would have cleaned up this thread by now. ;D
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