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      Creator Corey Modrowski on April 17

      At least if we get enough complaints filed, the attorney general will investigate. Or if the volume is great enough they will send it to IC3. I'm dealing with another KS project where the creator was failing miserable at communicating, so a few people filed with the attorney generals office. As soon as the attorney general started mailing them, suddenly the communication perked up. At least this way the creator is held (somewhat) accountable for this project. I've accepted that I won't get my money back, but if he gets investigated by IC3, at least maybe they will keep this from happening to some other poor sap.

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      Creator Harry Franklin on April 16

      So, how did that FTC complaint and all the others you were going to file work out for you? Matt is vacationing in Vegas. Is that what the FTC does to people who make poor business decisions? If so, sign me up...

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on April 14

      FTC my apologizes.

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on April 14

      Hate to say, but I told a few certain people that this was going to happen. a few months ago, I already submitted a complaint with the FCC. But, Corey I'm up to do anything to help others get a refund. I called my credit card company, and informed them of the situation and they credited me back. But, it wasn't Matt that refunded me.

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      Creator Corey Modrowski on March 25

      Maybe we could file complaints with the state attorney general's office. I assume The Huber Group is based in Idaho?

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      Creator Andrew Leo on March 24

      Well, his Facebook and Website is down... No luck on refunds in sight :(

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      Creator Harry Franklin on March 23

      Wouldn't count on any refunds, looks like Matt is going to Vegas for spring break. Doesn't sound like the habits of a person trying to come up with the money to finish this project. FWIW, Riley is no longer using the last name Huber on her facebook.

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      Creator Mikey Schurr on March 21

      Can I get my money back please

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      Creator Steven M Eichert on March 6

      Also the smart bottle that was made by another company, that he went after showed a os that works and had a finished product. Have backed a lot of inventors on multiple sites, a shame that most don't pan out.

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      Creator Shyam Mirchandani on March 2

      Hi Matt,
      Its been a radio silence.....just wondering if any update yet....
      As Casey mentioned earlier: "An update would be great to all of us that funded and we haven't heard anything. If you're holding our money to try and finish the design just please update and let us know"....Thanks..

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on February 19

      Matthew couldn't have said it better truly... and I'll partner with you to those who want to buy that bridge LOL!!!!!!!

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      Creator Matthew Alexander on February 18

      *comments area will have been long since dead.

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      Creator Matthew Alexander on February 18

      Lia, The "radio silence" says it all. If he had really taken out a 2nd to fund this project, then he would be keeping his main backers in the loop; in fact, that type of commitment only happens with business owners that are in the final stretch of completion and believe so strongly in their project that they'll do whatever it takes to finish it up can make it happen. I know this from personal experience.

      I have enough business background to recognize this for what it is: Huber got in over his head and right now is probably struggling to just meet his mortgage, etc. with his REAL job. If he's still so invested in this project then where is the marketing? Where are the press releases to 3rd parties to build up interest and potentially gain additional funding? As I said in my earlier posting, Huber's update made it clear that his initial prototype did not work and he was hoping that an infusion of cash would allow him to figure out how to make it work. That didn't happen (as per his update--it won't measure correctly.

      All indications are that he misrepresented how far along he was in the process--a problem that would have kept many of us from investing in the first place. As I've said all along, I'll retract anything I've said if he delivers, but since he hasn't updated in two months I think it's clear that this project is dead in the water.

      If he somehow manages to get funding in another year or so or sells off what he has done to date, all of us will receive nothing--as this comments are will have been long since dead.

      One other thing: He has not responded to email offers to receive business advice or any kind of additional help. The guy is covering his tail. He took two months to even admit that there was a problem to begin with. He's an amateur wannabe and this venture will forever be on his resume. Ask anyone else who's ever tried to get something personal taken down. Any future investors or potential jobs that he applies for will only have to Google "Matt Huber," Idaho, and "The Huber Group" to pull up this page.

      Good luck to him; he'll need it!

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      Creator Casey Gepford on February 17

      An Update would be great to all of us that funded and haven't heard anything. If holding our money to try and finish the design just please update and let us know.

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      Creator Lia Faulkner on February 10

      I do agree with you Matthew. Especially on the "radio silence" as it does get frustrating. But, he has taken out a 2nd mortgage. If that's not dedication idk what is, regardless of his ability to run a business. It's tough on every end. Hopefully lesson learned. It was $$ we were willing to risk and now it's tied up. Such is life. Maybe we'll get a bottle next year for Christmas...or maybe never. Guess we will just have find out.

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      Creator Matthew Alexander on February 10

      Lia, I agree with your comment; however, the Kickstarter terms require Matt to fulfill the project or refund the money:

      A Project Creator is not required to grant a Backer’s request for a refund unless the Project Creator is unable or unwilling to fulfill the reward.

      Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill.

      Based on Matt's progress update, it's pretty apparent that he spent the money and is unable to fulfill the rewards; therefore, he is required to refund the money. If he is still trying to fulfill the rewards, then he should report his intentions. His last (and probably final) update was in December. I think the radio silence indicates that he has abandoned the project.

      I don't expect to receive a refund or a bottle. Matt misrepresented the stage of his initial project and has no clue how to run a real business. That's life. I'm not going to cry about my "investment," but to anyone who still has their head in the sand: I have a bridge I want to sell you...

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      Creator Lia Faulkner on February 10

      I haven't been keeping up with comments much but after reading them I felt compelled to leave my own. This is a project...kickSTARTER. We backed the Ilumi bottle bc we like the idea of it. We put in our money to not only be an owner of the first generation of Ilumi, but created the platform in order for these awesome bottles to be created. Of course there will be kinks! (I have to update my apple whatever's like all the time for kinks) Would I have loved my bottle in 3 days? Sure! But I BACKED the project! I would love the Ilumi reminder that I suck at drinking enough water and I live in the desert so that's why I invested. But hey, there is still hope! Don't jump ship just bc it's been six months! I say go for it Huber, do what it takes to get this done, and I'll be here when you've succeeded.

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      Creator MayoikondaInu on February 10

      Project fails, there is an obligation of repayment.
      Refund claims under the terms of the KickStarter.
      Please refund immediately.

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on February 9

      Contact* apologize stilly iPhone autocorrects are crazy lol

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on February 9

      Frostburn, best bet is to context kickstarter and report the creator for not delivering the reward then kick starter will not do anything. Contact your credit card company and explain the situation and they will start a dispute and the creator has A certain number of days to provide proof that you got your item and of course he doesn't have any so the credit card company will reverse the charge

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      Creator frostburn77 on February 7

      Refund please... :(

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on February 5

      Nick, Sorry - No I will not. I will assist other backers on how to contact their credit card company and talk to them because no refunds came from the creator.

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      Creator Anthony B on February 5

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      Creator nick warren on February 3

      Ronald...go away...please

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      Creator Harry Franklin on February 2

      PLEASE tell me that English is not your first language.....

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on February 2

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      Creator Harry Franklin on February 2

      Who let Ronald out of his cage again? I don't think any one here has been all for Matt.... just against you, Ronald. Since you graced us with your presence ,please explain how the tos have been violated.

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on February 1

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      Creator MrShortFry on January 31

      I'm sure you're likely gone, Matt, likely to never return. If you do though, I would very much appreciate a refund of my pledge - for the bottle, extra cap, and cheekily - the shipping I paid for. You should license out your design/patent for some other company to pick it up... Honestly, it was a good idea, but you've proven you were out of your depths with it.

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      Creator Shawn Summit Sud on January 29

      Refund me please!!!

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      Creator Bernd E. Haar on January 28

      My patience regarding possible updates is definitely over. I think you had more than enough time for that. I definitely want a refund of my pledge!

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      Creator Avoka Uk on January 27

      stil haven't received refund

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      Creator Daniel Arevalo on January 24

      I'd like an update. This is the least you can do to save some face. If this isn't possible prove you're a decent person and refund my pledge.

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      Creator Patricia B on January 23

      Kickstarter needs to start going after these people who steal our money and run. According to the Kickstarter FAQ: Kickstarter's Terms of Use require creators to fulfill all rewards of their project or refund any backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill. Of course, if Kickstarter doesn't enforce those terms, we're the ones who get screwed. This guy has obviously stolen our money. Time to step up Kickstarter staff.

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      Creator Nick Brown on January 22

      Please refund me as well. Money was pledged for production cost with the agreement that I'd get a product, not for R&D and the potential for a product if things worked out.

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      Creator MayoikondaInu on January 21

      Project fails, there is an obligation of repayment.
      Refund claims under the terms of the KickStarter.
      Please refund immediately.

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on January 18

      I'm proud loud and happy to be gay

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on January 18

      Not embarrassed at all. We still got ripped off and lied to period

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      Creator Matthew Shanahan on January 17

      Ronald

      Embarrassed? No! Well you should be, my point proved in 3 messages. Brilliant.

      Well done and good for you, I need say no more.

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      Creator Anthony B on January 16

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on January 16

      Matthew - go read ALL 35 + connects on latest update. I'm not going any where ;)

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on January 16

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on January 16

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      Creator Anthony B on January 11

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      Creator Matthew Shanahan on January 11

      Ronald, please go away.

      I guess we will have to wait a year as there is nothing else we can do. The money has gone so rather than complaining about a couple of $$, I'll just see what happens and hope Matt produces the item.

      This was a funding project not the purchase of a product and as such came with a risk.

      The risk was clearly greater than we were led to believe and Matt has obviously managed this badly, hopefully he isn't using this as course work for his business degree as it would be a massive fail.

      I have read most of your posts and whilst I think you have genuinely tried to help people get their money back; you have, like your last post been rather rude, mocking, smug and in some posts even ridiculous in the actions you have taken against Matt. Remember the old but still true saying of innocent until proven guilty?

      You possibly have the right to be all of the above as you have had your money back, however this also means you no longer have a right to be a part of the of the project and to know whether it succeeds or not.

      If I have to wait then fine but that is my decision not yours and why do you care?

      Surely you now have better things to be doing with your time, so please as stated at the start of this message, go away.

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      Creator Ronald McGinnis Jr on January 10

      Lol !!!! Ok y'all wait a year for another update oh wait let me be specific "a few months to a year "

      LMAO y'all are so naive

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      Creator Harry Franklin on January 10

      How could I possibly have anything to say when Anthony and Nick have said it all for me, but since apparently you missed it I will repeat it for you.

      And I quote - "Totally agree - all I ever wanted was an update. As I said earlier if he provides an update stating sorry guys just couldn't make it happen then that's fine :)" Your words Ronald, not mine...... Pretty sure that is exactly what Matt did.

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      Creator nick warren on January 9

      Anthony, I wish there was a way to "LIKE" your post. Ronald, I am having a hard time understanding why you are even still concerned with this project. You have received a refund, thus are no longer a part of this project. I can not post to projects I am not a part of. I wish that were the case with you. I am very tired of seeing that there is a new comment only to come here and see that it is you. Could you please do us all a favor and no longer post on this project? You have no rights anymore to question anything about this project.

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      Creator Anthony B on January 9

      Ronald,
      He said he's trying, that's good enough for me. Fortunately I'm in a decent position in life where I can afford to back a project for $35 and if it doesn't work out, it doesn't phase me too much. I'm sure you think you've won, and you've stood up against the wrong doing of others, but all you did was get a refund from a credit card company and talk an absurd amour of shyte about a guy you don't even know.
      So no Ronald, I don't have much to say. I will wait and if the product is delivered, then good. If not, oh well.
      I wish Matt nothing but the best with his project. You on the other hand, need to go out and achieve something in life. It's sad how you continue to troll this page to virtually pat yourself on the back.
      I still feel very sorry for you, you're a sad little dude.
      Cheers buddy :)

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