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Thread: Penny Halgren - AHHHHHHHHH!

  1. #151
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    Jun 2010
    Quote Originally Posted by misseva
    guess I'm the only one that's not had that many e-mails per day from penny. I've learned right away to tell if she's selling something & just delete that message. others do really have some good tips. i'm just sayin'.
    that's how I feel. you get to know which ones are really tutorials and which are sales pitches. She has given some good lessons, I think. Just delete the others. She has some videos on youtube as well, and I think she sincerely likes to teach what she knows. the word is "glean"

  2. #152
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    Mar 2010
    Kimberly, Al.
    You can mark it as SPAM. It will go their instead of your mailbox.

  3. #153
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    Oct 2010
    howell, Mi
    I also made the mistake of signing up for her newsletter. Now I can't get off. I try to unsubscribe, but can't. I have been deleting every message since the first day, but they just keep on comming. I haven't bought a thing, and don't intend to.

  4. #154
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    Feb 2012

    The same has happened to me

    Yes, I have subscribed to Penny's free site and at the beginning I thought the information was useful and interesting. The problem is, after a while, a couple years I guess, the information becomes very repetitive, always the very same photographs of projects and quilts that Penny did 20 years ago. The tips and information start repeating itself and after a while, you've received the same tip, etc. two or three times. The photographs are always the same. Recently she sent a "project" or a log cabin tree that she had done
    years ago. The photographs were actually scanned from the original pictures and the quality was lousy. She could have spent an hour or so to re-do and update the project. She writes daily, I mean, in the morning, afternoon and evening, on weekends too. In good faith, I wrote to her to let her know that the large number of e-mails doesn't interest quilters, but the quality of the contents. She never replied.

    I would never ever pay money for anything coming from Penny.... on the other hand, free stuff is OK. But like I said, she's repeating information (most of it isn't novelty anyway to me), so I'll call it quits soon.

    Take care to all!

  5. #155
    Senior Member cassiemae's Avatar
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    Nov 2006
    Billings Mt
    Yes i do i agree she is now into selling, selling. I also am going to unsubscribe.

  6. #156
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    Nov 2011
    SW Missouri
    Ditto for me on getting the mega email load from her. I will try to unsubscribe and see what happens. It is getting to be very bothersome to not get what you are promised (more or less) when you subscribe.

  7. #157
    Super Member Wunder-Mar's Avatar
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    I had the same experience start-to-finish. It has been my ONLY negative experience with an online subscription and it was devilish getting off her emailing list.

    If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

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