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Please share your experience and reviews.

I realize that some members here are PS vendors so I doubt that they will be able to speak freely.

When did Blue Nile become one of PS vendors?
 

 

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The Pricescope "jewel of the week" is a Faberge egg. The owner bought 20x0.3 to 0.35 diamonds from Whiteflash (PS vender) the same week she bought and posted a picture of the egg. She indicated that she plans to buy more diamonds from Whiteflash in the future to make a bracelet.

This is not an issue but just an observation. 🙂

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So?  This seems like a question to ask on Pricescope. Ella (I have no idea if this is his/her real name) is an employee who monitors the forum.  These things attract a LOT of nonsense posts and they require constant attention or they fill up with crap, threats, porn, and the like. That's why forums are a lot rarer than they were a decade ago even though the internet itself has expanded manyfold.  As far as I remember, Blue Nile has been advertising over there for decades. Here too. It's even possible they were the very first vendor. I suppose you could ask Ella. She probably knows. Honestly, I"ve never even looked at the 'jewel of the week'. That's just a blog post, right? 

 

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Hi Denverappraiser,

No, this is not a question to ask on Pricescope and I think a lot of people know why.

While I respect the opinion of everyone, I feel that there is a conflict of interest if one is on PS vendors list.

I'm aware of what a moderator is supposed to do but my question is not about the roles and responsibilities of a moderator.

I was not on any forum a decade ago but I can understand why they are a lot rarer than they were. It is not easy to verify anyone's identity or affiliation on a forum.

Thank you for your reply and glad to see you here.

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I don't spend much time on PS these days and, honestly, I've never run afoul of Ella. I got kicked off a decade or so ago over a misunderstanding with one of his/her predecessors but that got worked out pretty quickly. I'm not a vendor, there or here, but I have a 16-year-old account and I have quite a bit of cheese in the industry. Vendors don't cross swords with me often. Even I don't get special privileges. 


We're sort of close to the edge here, by the way. I don't think it's actually against the rules but, at the very least, it's a bit tacky to be talking about one of the site's competitors here. This is Hermann's house and it's disrespectful. 

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31 minutes ago, denverappraiser said:

We're sort of close to the edge here, by the way. I don't think it's actually against the rules but, at the very least, it's a bit tacky to be talking about one of the site's competitors here. This is Hermann's house and it's disrespectful. 

I asked if I'm allowed to mention another forum before I posted this. I also saw several older similar posts here.

When I saw other members on this forum describe their experience and what goes on at Pricescope, I did not think they were tacky. I just felt that this forum is transparent and admired Hermann for giving people the freedom to say what they think.

I respect your opinion but don't agree that what I'm doing is disrespectful. At least, it is not my intention to be disrespectful.

I assume you're on Pricescope for a reason and it's not just a hobby.

Knowing that this forum has private messages, it appears to me that it would be more appropriate to send a member a private message if you believe that they're doing something wrong.

Thank you,

 

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You can talk about whatever you wish. I should have said that it's tacky for ME to talk about them.

I participate in PS, and DR for that matter, because it improves my Google placement and my general credibility. Fundamentally, I sell advice.  I give out free samples on the forums. Quite a lot more people read these things than write in them and quite a lot of people find that, after they buy a diamond from a stranger based on the advice of other strangers, they're interested in an appraisal from an expert that THEY chose. This is advertising. Yeah, it's a hobby too.  

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