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Tiko is the 3D printer you’ve been waiting for. Simple, accessible, and dependable, all for a pledge of $179.
Tiko is the 3D printer you’ve been waiting for. Simple, accessible, and dependable, all for a pledge of $179.
Tiko is the 3D printer you’ve been waiting for. Simple, accessible, and dependable, all for a pledge of $179.
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    1. Missing avatar

      Christos Antoniou about 3 hours ago

      @tiko; i would formally request a full refund for 2 printers 179,- each and 2 times shipping costs 110,-. Total value refund: 468 usd.

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      Alex Bogdanovitch about 4 hours ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

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      Huy Vu about 8 hours ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    4. Titanium
      Superbacker
      about 15 hours ago

      PLEASE UPDATE

    5. Edvin Larsen 1 day ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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      david 2 days ago

      @Christopher Decker:
      I would add an interesting part in your turkey story:

      Billy: "I'm making a sandwich, if you give me some turkey, I'll let you have some of my sandwich:
      Bobby: "Sounds fair, here's the turkey you need"

      NEW PART !!!!

      Billy to his co-worker: "oh shit I totally burnt the turkey, let's leave this f*ckin idea and business but let's try to make a little more money to pay us some extra weeks of paid holidays in Asia"

      Billy to the backers: "The sandwich is now ready for shipping. I can tell you, it's the sandwich you have all been waiting for and even KS staff picked it as the best sandwich ever! Please pay 55$ instead of the normal 25$ as the turkey has special custom taxes"

      END OF NEW PART !!!!

      *Many months later*

      Bobby: "Hey yo Billy, where's that sandwich at?"
      Billy: "Apparently a flamethrower was not the proper method for making a sandwich. All the ingredients and my house went up in flames."
      Bobby: "Ouch, sucks man. So can I have my turkey back?"

      what a beautiful story ahahahaha

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      axel Furtenback 2 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    8. Richard Lozier 2 days ago

      @Christopher Decker: How about the fact some received (2) Tiko's, Backer numbers were ignored, and now everyone's ignored. Do really think the well is completely dry, or just partly dry. Did the backers with zip, buy dinner tonight for the slugs, I received (2) of the plastic toys, nothing wrong, considering the way KS and the snots have treated these backers.

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      Christopher Decker 2 days ago

      Billy: "I'm making a sandwich, if you give me some turkey, I'll let you have some of my sandwich:
      Bobby: "Sounds fair, here's the turkey you need"

      *Many months later*

      Bobby: "Hey yo Billy, where's that sandwich at?"
      Billy: "Apparently a flamethrower was not the proper method for making a sandwich. All the ingredients and my house went up in flames."
      Bobby: "Ouch, sucks man. So can I have my turkey back?"

      I understand wanting shipping funds back, but this is the scenario that plays out in my head when I read people requesting the pledge money back.

      My two cents, commence telling me how wrong I am.

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      Michael Flister 2 days ago

      Knock, knock, knockin' on TIKO...hey team are still alive? Then please start reacting on the thousands of comments....this is the minimum you can do right now and it costs nothing!

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      Michael Flister 2 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

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      Michael Kingsland 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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      Andrey Fedorov 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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      david 3 days ago

      BoardGamesAllDay I think the official date for refund request is the date they announced the failure (not the purchase itself as it was a future product and delivery not announced with precision) so I guess it's still time to get the full refund as I got. KS silent and Tiko fraud thieves made my unique KS experience the last one but at least didn't loose a cent on my side.

      I don't share this sense of "community" and lack of respect for small private investors (often students and passionate people about technology in this case) Ks/Tiko seem to have after they all got our $$$$.

      good luck to you too with the full refund!

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      Hammer 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

    16. BoardgamesAllDay
      Superbacker
      3 days ago

      Update on my charge backs. The shipping fee is pending as my CC is waiting for the Merchant to respond to the claims - if they don't respond it defaults to me.

      The Purchase price was apparently beyond the '540 day' time limit to make a claim and therefor not possible to dispute. Anyone else encounter the latter? Did you have a counter for it?

    17. Olivia S 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    18. Can Eldem 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting. Still waiting it has been months.

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      Tomoya Kurata 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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      Arthur Maloney 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

    21. sixsixty 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 139$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

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      mats 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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      James Lamb 3 days ago

      Look out for these rank amateurs trying to get jobs in the real world. Design and Engineering is a small world. Anyone with Tiko on their resume has a lot of explaining to do.
      Sharks
      It's not just their utter incompetence and mendacity that riles it's all those annoying folksy 'bear with us..', 'you guys are awesome' BS updates they posted that get my goat.
      CHARLATANS

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      James Lamb 3 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    25. Joris Wisse 3 days ago

      One BIG scam. And not a word from Kickstarter... They raised $2,950,874 for God's sake, from which Kickstarter claims at least 10% without doing anything!
      We need our money back!

    26. Adrian Lee 3 days ago

      Backer #16,658. I am formally requesting a refund due to non-delivery of promised item of USD $179, in addition to a deliberately misleading request for payment of shipping costs of USD $55 when no shipping was ever intended.

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      Big Vince 4 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

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      edoardo 4 days ago

      Where is @kickstarter? Guys we paid the kickstarter platform. A 3milion project that was not realised isn't a joke!

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      Andrei 4 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    30. Seth Swanson 4 days ago

      Since it appears I won't be getting the printer that I paid you guys for.....

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

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      Marcus 4 days ago

      @tiko; i would formally request a full refund for 2 printers 179,- each and 2 times shipping costs 110,-. Total value refund: 468 usd.

    32. Kevin A Pearson 4 days ago

      @ D Park - Yes I'd given up on Kickstarter after this debacle but when I realised Zolo Liberty+ were an off shoot of Anker, I thought it would be worth giving it a go. I've always had good tech from Anker and that 's what swayed me. Fingers crossed...

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      Kevin Barry 4 days ago

      @Jonathan Rothman I am in NYC and I will take your Tiko

    34. Slyde 4 days ago

      it's "KINDA false advertising"????

      Thats like saying that the Hindenburg "KINDA" landed.....

    35. Lorenzo Buffa + Analog Watch Co. 4 days ago

      Want to copy and paste a previous comment. You asked for shipping money when you WERE NOT ready to ship - so you just cash grabbed. In effect, this was inaccurate and we should be refunded the shipping at least.
      So, I understand that you are trying to cite KickStarter's TOS as blocking point for not issuing refunds. The point is that you flat out lied when you asked us for an additional $55 because you said your company was ready to ship the product. If that isn't a more blatant cash grab I don't know what is. It's kinda false advertising when you say a product is ready to ship, charge your base for the shipping, and then back out saying you failed with the "No one gets a product and No one gets a refund". I think at best you should at least be refunding the $55 seeing as you didn't collect that through Kickstarter and since there is nothing to ship, you no longer need that shipping fee.

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

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      Felix Moser 4 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    37. Michele Fiori 5 days ago

      @Tiko I would like to formally request a full refund for the tiko printer that you promised with a value $179 and the $55 that you requested for shipping by email of 13 of february 2016 and i payed the weeks after. I have received nothing after more than 2 years of waiting

    38. Hamid S. Daro 5 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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      Pete Harbin
      Superbacker
      5 days ago

      @Tiko, (Please note my reference to my state authorities in this note.) I would like to formally request a full refund for the TWO Tiko printers that you promised with a value of $179 each and the $110 that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting, and I am not convinced that you ever intended to deliver on your promises. I am detailing this experience and reporting your lack of effort to even try and deliver a viable product to my state's attorney general. There is sufficient evidence that you collected shipping fees from backers knowing full well that you would not be able to deliver the promised project. That is fraud and I will pursue it as such.

    40. 김인국 5 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    41. 김인국 5 days ago

      I would like to formally request full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    42. Qingsong 5 days ago

      Anyone know how to get the shipping money back from Master/Visa card?

    43. Richard Lozier 5 days ago

      The Build One, looks like the "Build-It-Forward", open source. Just got the 6mm aluminum material from 80/20, 120mm x 300mm bed so it can rep it's self, which was the original concept. Kickstarter doesn't deserve or will every see a single cent from me.

    44. Sean True 5 days ago

      I would like to formally request full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping.

    45. Ren 5 days ago

      @Tiko I would like to formally request a full refund for the tiko printer that you promised with a value $179 and the $55 that you requested for shipping
      I have received nothing after more than 2 years of waiting

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      Philip Miller 5 days ago

      I second Jerry's comment. Here's an article on the $99 BuildOne 3D printer:
      https://www.geekwire.com/2017/buildone-3d-printer-kickstarter/

      (It's worth reading cuz they tangentially mention that Kickstarter is doing a better job screening 3D printers after project failures like... TIKO. Hey! We're famous!)

      I'm angry at myself for letting TIKO sucker me out of $55 shipping. I'm disappointed with TIKO for mismanaging their project in the first place -- but I backed them with my eyes wide open and knew they were inexperienced. I'm annoyed with Kickstarter for not enforcing their own rules better. But that all said, this project seems like a reasonable risk to me.

      The BuildOne creator has launched 4 or 5 successful Kickstarters before. He also has experienced supply chain and project management people working on the project with him.

      Truth in advertising: If you sign up for BuildOne and we hit the $700,000 mark, all the backers -- including me, and you if you sign up -- will get a freebie (TBD but likely an extra hot end).

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      patrick 5 days ago

      @Tiko I would like to formally request a full refund for the tiko printer that you promised with a value $179 and the $55 that you requested for shipping
      I have received nothing after more than 2 years of waiting

    48. BoardgamesAllDay
      Superbacker
      5 days ago

      @Tiko, I would like to formally request a full refund for the Tiko printer that you promised with a value of 179$ and the 55$ that you requested for shipping. I have received nothing after more than two years of waiting.

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