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That's really surprising. I've backed 7 projects. Of the 5 that were funded, I think all of them were on time. One was for a friend's band to record an album. That might have been a little late, but definitely not glaringly late. Although I have tended to fund things my friends were working on and I had solid knowledge about rather than the grandiose popular projects. I know one issue they've had is when projects are insanely successful the project team often doesn't know where to start/has trouble delivering on lofty promises. I also know they are taking steps to prevent those issues and asking their project teams to be realistic about what they can be accomplish and cap available rewards when projects get really popular.

Either you got really lucky or I got really unlucky. Haven't seen a single reward yet.

Even personalized thank you notes that were promised never made it. There's no excuse for that really...

May be it is because of the type of projects?

It is probably easier for music, books etc to be delivered on time, compared to making physical products - products depend a lot on external factors (overseas manufacturers etc)

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