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  1. Not sure if this is the right place to post this sort of thing, but it has become an inexcusably large and common place problem for the creators of SL products to, in the various shopping events, claim an item as being exclusive. I don't mind event exclusive items, it can make you feel more unique and thankful when you get something that isn't scattered around everywhere. Where I have a problem comes in when it is claimed as being exclusive to the event, yet is instantly re sold at the same exact price the second the event closes. This is not "exclusive". It's not "exclusive" if you sell an item forever. And a lot of the creators that do this.... they aren't the new ones.... they are the big name popular brands that already have large followings of devoted customers, (I will *try* not to point fingers - as that's uncalled for, but I see it happen a lot with bigger brands), customers that are probably providing the creators main, if not only, source of income.... Lying to the people supporting you and shadily claiming non-exclusive items as being "exclusive" to an event just because it's not sold at your mainstore for .. what? 2 weeks tops? that's a fairly average event time limit, then instantly selling it in mainstore as soon as the event is closed, is inexcusable. It is a shady, and dishonest business practice, and makes it hard to know which items actually ARE going to be gone after the event. It's scummy. By falsely claiming an item as exclusive, more people buy more than they can really afford to because they are essentially told "If you don't get this now, you never will" so they shell out a bigger chunk of their wallet than they might be able to handle so they don't "miss out" only to find the same item at the same price is being permanently sold in the mainstore a few days later. This is legitimately LYING to your clients/customers.... The money spent on fake "exclusives" could be better spent on things that WILL NOT be re sold outside of the event.... I feel very strongly about this, and I don't think it is right... I feel like this sort of lying, shady, false advertising of items as being time limited / exclusive should be against the TOS. They wouldn't want someone to trick them with false promises of an exclusive item..... so why should they be totally fine with doing the same to those that support them? And, why should they be allowed to blatantly lie to consumers?
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