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Old 24.02.2014, 15:17
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This place sells far more than just supplements. I don't see the point in derailing this thread to discuss the possible benefits/lack thereof.
I didn't derail the thread. It was cut from another thread which was about supplements.

There has been a lot of press recently about the fact that most supplements are, for most people, a complete waste of money.

There was a thread about the prostitution booths in Zurich recently. Should that have just been about comparing Busty Bertha with Voluptuous Vanessa or about the morals and ethics of prostitution which were discussed?

Go to the iHerb website - it's home page is all about selling supplements to the worried well. Most of them have no, or very dubious health benefits.

So, what exactly am I derailing? This isn't a US worried-well health forum.
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Old 24.02.2014, 16:33
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I have this vitamine C and it is great, I reccomend it!

http://www.iherb.com/Rainbow-Light-G...5?rcode=DGT943

Here is the code for discount on first order: DGT943
or just link here: http://www.iherb.com?rcode=DGT943
One reason why it's so popular with certain people.. commission
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Old 24.02.2014, 17:13
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ANYway......I absolutely love Iherb and cannot sing it's praises enough! It's great for getting things you can't find here, especially if you're vegan or have special needs.

We always split our orders so to never go over the 8 usd shipping price. Sometimes we'll place like, 3 orders in one day. They are always super friendly and helpful too.

And, here's an off-beat tip...you can save the packing paper that they use. I just iron it on low, and it makes a great Eco-friendly, and rustic looking wrapping paper for gifts
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I didn't derail the thread. It was cut from another thread which was about supplements.

There has been a lot of press recently about the fact that most supplements are, for most people, a complete waste of money.

There was a thread about the prostitution booths in Zurich recently. Should that have just been about comparing Busty Bertha with Voluptuous Vanessa or about the morals and ethics of prostitution which were discussed?

Go to the iHerb website - it's home page is all about selling supplements to the worried well. Most of them have no, or very dubious health benefits.

So, what exactly am I derailing? This isn't a US worried-well health forum.
Again, they sell all kinds of stuff. You may as well hop into a thread about Coop and complain about supplements.

And a big reason people sing its praises is because they are probably the only company that charges so little to deliver health foods that are difficult or impossible to find here...
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Discount code for the first order, if any one is interested: MNH406
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I recently got taxed a 8% on some proteins and vitamins from iHerb, despite keeping the weight well within the 5kg limit. Anyone know if the regulation changed recently, or just got unlucky after many many deliveries.

Looking at the invoice it has been treated under tariff code 3304.9900 which is patently wrong since this corresponds to "33.04 Beauty, make-up, skin-care (incl. suntan), manicure... preparations 3304.9900.00 -up preparations and preparations for the care of the skin". I will follow up with DHL.

Just called DHL. They coded it wrong and have corrected and cancelled the invoice... 30chf saved, 5 mins... 450chf an hour productivity
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I did too a few months ago. I don't know if the regulations changed, or if it was luck (not) or because my order contained a bunch of dog treats.
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I did too a few months ago. I don't know if the regulations changed, or if it was luck (not) or because my order contained a bunch of dog treats.
Animal feed is also a 2.5% rate item, sounds like you might have had the same problem.

Unless, the weight was over 5kg (gross), which triggers tax even if you stay under the 200chf value (incl shipping)

BTW my referrer code is http://www.iherb.com?rcode=ZRG608
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