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View Poll Results: How long to you hold a retail grudge?
Forever - never go back
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87.50%
3-6 months - maybe that was just a bad day. I believe in 2nd chances.
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6.25%
1 year - maybe he/she received new training
0
0%
2 years - maybe the guy no longer works there now
0
0%
5+ years - maybe new owner
1
6.25%
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How long to you hold a retail grudge?

 
Old 04-10-2019, 02:54 PM
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Default How long to you hold a retail grudge?

Let's say you received bad service from a retailer. Right or wrong, misunderstand or not, and you will "never" give them your business again.

How long do you hold this (financial) grudge with your money?
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Old 04-10-2019, 02:55 PM
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Used Microsoft from 1995 to 2011. I ain't ever going back.

They can offer to pay me $100 a month to use Windows.

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went to the local Autozone to get some rear brake pads for the Integra.

my dude at the counter gonna say "is that Type-R or without, sorry I don't know what a Type-R is"

I'm never coming back after that

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Old 04-10-2019, 03:11 PM
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I will never give Wal-Mart a ******* dime unless I have no other choice.

I try not to eat at Chick-fil-a too much either.

And I'm souring on Samsung after two horrible experiences.
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I will never give Wal-Mart a ******* dime unless I have no other choice.

I try not to eat at Chick-fil-a too much either.

And I'm souring on Samsung after two horrible experiences.
Pretty much the same for me on all of these. Which sucks because Chic-Fil-A is delicious and the service is good too.
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Chick Fil A. When you want fried chicken with MSG and antibiotics
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Old 04-10-2019, 03:40 PM
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Chick Fil A. When you want fried chicken with MSG and antibiotics
Nothing wrong with msg.

I don't use businesses for moral reasons. The only places I've really had bad experiences at have been car related businesses. In retail/restaurant settings I've never had any issues, if you're nice you're generally going to have a good experience in my experience
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I hate that you got this in with the first post.
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Nothing wrong with msg.
It depends on the source. It is naturally occurring in some foods, such as Parmigiano Reggiano.

But when it is synthesized and produced in commercial scale, it's something I avoid if possible.
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Old 04-10-2019, 03:51 PM
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I catch myself coming back regardless but local parts stores have been getting better. I caught myself gonig back to this Honda dealership because it was close to my old workplace and had to pick up parts so its cool. Before the dumbass didn't know how to navigate the parts diagram and I got pissed and went off on him and the guy who came in to help after he heard the commotion. TRAIN THE ************!!!
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Still have never spent a penny at a BP since the spill, so, forever.
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Old 04-10-2019, 03:59 PM
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I have no morals so I go everywhere. Now if this was a thread about places youre banned from, Id have a different answer
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I used to work the returns desk at a Best Buy and I remember one particular customer came in and she was being a huge bitch cause she was out of return policy. Later 1 of the manager's comes up and tells me to cut her some slack cause she's the in-store rep for LG.

Between her and my first cellphone being a POS LG product I swore I would never buy anything made by them again. It's been 15 years since that time and I've been LG free ever since.
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Old 04-10-2019, 04:25 PM
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Forever. I’m stubborn as hell. There are 2 food places I’ve never gone to just because of something the owner did while I was standing/walking in front of the place. Definitely would’ve tried them otherwise because they’re both in super convenient spots.
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Old 04-10-2019, 04:26 PM
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Lock this thread up jfc
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Old 04-10-2019, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by xtrac1 View Post
Used Microsoft from 1995 to 2011. I ain't ever going back.

They can offer to pay me $100 a month to use Windows.

what OS are you using?
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I have no shame. I'm a slave to my wallet. I want it as heavy as possible. my wife was not so much like this when we met. I have bent her to my will muhahaha. she sees the rewards of having a fat wallet and I think I created a cheap *** monster. yeah, do we get pissed with the minimum wage gum smacking walmart cashier? oh yeah. does she like all the fun toys/clothes/vacations she can enjoy from saving $50 here, $60 there. oh you damn sure right son. she also learned the secret of calling corporate and raging on them when you have a bad experience. she's gotten some fat *** gift cards from it. I really did a terrible thing sigh.
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Old 04-10-2019, 05:28 PM
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I'm headed in this direction. Windows 7 support expires sometime early 2020. I downloaded Kali linux but some brief research suggest it's not a noob friendly OS and it's mainly for penetration testing?
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Old 04-10-2019, 05:30 PM
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retail

To the bitter end.
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Old 04-11-2019, 04:41 AM
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**** everything about At&t. worst company ever!
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Originally Posted by xtrac1 View Post
Used Microsoft from 1995 to 2011. I ain't ever going back.

They can offer to pay me $100 a month to use Windows.


I'd say it's a PEBKAC user error. Stick to tuning cars.
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Hold a, what?

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I'm headed in this direction. Windows 7 support expires sometime early 2020. I downloaded Kali linux but some brief research suggest it's not a noob friendly OS and it's mainly for penetration testing?
Kali is Ubuntu preloaded with pentesting tools. You could start with a vanilla Ubuntu box and just install everything you need for the same result, Kali just takes the guesswork out and organizes everything very nicely.

If you want to play with the tools go with Kali. If you don't plan to use the tools go with Ubuntu to avoid the clutter.
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Subway will never get another penny from me (and nothing of value was lost)
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