Don't Worry, You Can Still Send Glitter to Enemies

New company offers same service after original company appears to pause.

ByNicole Pelletiere
January 15, 2015, 5:36 PM
PHOTO: A new company is born after puts hold on orders.
A new company is born after puts hold on orders.
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— -- You can still send glitter to your enemies, but you'll have to click on over to a new website.

An Australian company had advertised a way to anonymously prank people by sending them cards filled with glitter, then said it would stop taking new orders.

Now, a Canadian woman hopes to fill the void with her own glitter-bombing company.

"I found out yesterday night that said he [ founder Matthew Carpenter] was suspending orders," said a woman who goes by the name Davison, who is based in Canada. "I know he wants to exit, but he should never suspend orders. He’s throwing away a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. No one gets this much exposure that quickly."

Davison teamed up with a business partner to create and pick up where Carpenter left off.

"We purchased a domain, opened the Tumblr, and started commenting everywhere where they reported that he [Carpenter] was no longer shipping orders," she told ABC News.

Like Carpenter's business venture, Actually Ship Your Enemies Glitter offers a one-click ordering system to ship someone a surprise letter filled with glitter specks.

"We are not copying his idea," Davison said. "We are just offering a glitter shipment service. That's all."

The service costs $11.11 in U.S. dollars, whereas Ship Your Enemies Glitter's rate cost $8.15.

In addition, customers will have the option to include a personalized note, so long as it isn't threatening or obscene, according to Davison.

Carpenter told ABC News that Ship Your Enemies Glitter had made "thousands."

Following the stop to incoming orders, Ship Your Enemies Glitter posted a statement on its purchase page: "Purchasing has been temporarily suspended. You guys have a sick fascination with shipping people glitter. We've received all orders & working through them. There was a tonne so be patient."

Carpenter also tweeted that he was putting the site up for sale.

"It sounds like he doesn't have the patience for the business," Davison said. "I know how to deal with it, so bring on the orders! Out of all the things I've done, it'll be hilarious if I make the most money out of this."

Since launching Wednesday night, Actually Ship Your Enemies Glitter had received 22 orders.

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