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Just Said Yes September 2017

Dinner 4 Two a scam?

Ashley, on July 11, 2016 at 1:45 PM Posted in Etiquette and Advice 0 17
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Hello I attended a bridal expo yesterday, and I got a call from this company called dinner 4 two saying we won this trip or two wedding bands. I was wondering if anyone else has had this experience. I know it sounds like a scam and while doing research online, I found people who also had mixed feelings and some even had positive experiences. There is a cooking class that we have to go tomorrow where people online say that they try and sell their cooking ware. I'm just unsure whether I should get excited and believe this or not. Any advice would be appreciated.

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  • OG Brittany
    Master December 2016
    OG Brittany ·

    If it's too good to be true, it usually is. A lot of those places lure you in with these type of offers, and then try to bait you into buying and/or selling their products. Be very cautious before accepting anything from businesses like this...

  • Mrs. RATR
    Master September 2016
    Mrs. RATR ·

    It's largely a scam. You have to sit through a really aggressive sales pitch for a couple hours to get anything.

  • MsDani313
    Super September 2016
    MsDani313 ·

    FH and I went a few months ago. We were there for 45 minutes and the guy didn't even try hard to sell us the seriously overpriced ($3000) cookware. We were given a gift card good for 2 wedding bands through JVL. The bands aren't spectacular but will do and they come with a lifetime warranty. You only have to pay for the shipping and handling which is $25 for each ring. They also sent us another gift card with the rings we ordered.

  • AnnaKay
    Super June 2018
    AnnaKay ·

    Hey I got one of those calls and went to cooking class don't have to purchase the pots. But I got the wedding bands figures that covers the FH. As for trip there is a some type of fee to pay but not sure just have to read fine print.

  • Anikia
    Super September 2016
    Anikia ·

    This is real, but there is a catch. My fiance and I went to this and we had to watch this cooking class and yes they will try to make you buy cookware. We had the option of choosing between wedding bands, or a trip somewhere from selected places. We didn't like the wedding bands at all, and the trips you can't pick the dates to go on vacation. So it's whatever date they have available. So overall we didn't choose anything and we wasted an hour of our life.

  • SarahStillwell
    VIP September 2016
    SarahStillwell ·

    They will spend the entire time trying to pressure you in to some commitment. Next time they call ask to be removed from their call list permanently (otherwise they will keep calling).

  • BC42917
    Dedicated April 2017
    BC42917 ·

    FH and I went to one of these. Honestly not even worth it. The products they try to sell you is over priced and the guy who talked to us got a little insulted we didn't want to buy them.

  • MrsPope
    Master September 2015
    MrsPope ·

    We got the free wedding bands and champagne glasses with our names and wedding date engraved. It was an hour long sales pitch and you aren't obligated to buy anything, free food, free wedding bands, and free glasses is a win in my book!

  • ForeverYoung5617
    Expert May 2017
    ForeverYoung5617 ·

    What @RATR said^^. I went to an expo in January and went to their booth and they called me a few days later and said I won those prizes as well as long as I sat through their presentation. It sounded kind of like one of those timeshare scams to me, so I did some research and decided against accepting my "gift". Even though I've denied the gift, I still get a phone call once every few months (including yesterday!) trying to give me the same pitch-- I just ignore and block!

  • GreektoIrish2017
    Super October 2017
    GreektoIrish2017 ·

    I preregistered for a bridal expo I didn't even end up going to. The expo was June 12th and I'm still getting emails every few days from vendors thanking me for stopping at their booth and saying I won bouquets, honeymoons, jewelry, etc... So I think definitely a scam

  • Shannon
    Expert October 2017
    Shannon ·

    Just got this phone call not once but four times today... Ughhh i knew it was a scam but FH was excited about it.

  • J
    Just Said Yes August 2018
    Jaclyn ·
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    But you got dinner out of the deal right? If anything, it’s free food.
  • J
    Just Said Yes May 2020
    Julie ·
    We went to the same thing last night. We got the gift card for the free wedding bands, and the champagne glasses with our names engraved and the vacation. The guy that did the show did an amazing job. He didn’t try to push the cookware and even told us if we’d like to shop elsewhere he’d tell us the kind of cookware to look for. Although we were very impressed with the whole thing and plan on purchasing some cookware later down the road
  • M
    Just Said Yes August 2019
    Miriam ·

    My Fiance said noo with those extra words added lol. I guess it's a no then

  • Tolu J
    Just Said Yes August 2019
    Tolu J ·
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    Im considering ordering the champagne glasses- what was the quality like? do they look or feel cheap or are they worth getting?

  • K
    Just Said Yes November 2019
    Katie ·
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    Did you go on the vacation?
  • R
    Just Said Yes March 2020
    Regina ·

    Hey, So my fiance and I actually attended one of their meetings and it is legit. There is always a catch to things, but the gifts are real. We received everything they said they would give us. It was a great visit. We were skeptical as well at first but we gave it a shot. Now we are going to the Bahamas courtesy of Dinner4two.

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