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Pressure sales #4805
10/18/01 07:18 PM
10/18/01 07:18 PM
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sparky  Offline OP
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gomainland.com/Contact%20Us.htm

These people are absolutely obnoxious, they call peddaling sawzall blades, wire nuts , tie wraps...

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Re: Pressure sales #4806
10/18/01 08:58 PM
10/18/01 08:58 PM
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Fred  Offline
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Straughn, IN 47387
They call me here in Indiana too. The guy gets real hateful towards the end of his pitch and I tell him I'm not interested. Last time he called me a "one-horse chicken sh- outfit" when I told him I wouldn't use a 4 gross case of sawzall blades this year.

Re: Pressure sales #4807
10/18/01 09:12 PM
10/18/01 09:12 PM
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Tiffany Sparks  Offline
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Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 77
Iron River, Wi USA
Check out the name of the president of the company that has obnoxious telemarketers...that is hilarious!!!!!!!!!


Mainland Supply Company
Mike Nice - President
Patrick Hoey - Vice President
Pete Johnson - Director of Sales
Mary Lawson - Office Manager

I hope he calls when I am home!!!! I have telemarketers for lunch!

Re: Pressure sales #4808
10/18/01 11:47 PM
10/18/01 11:47 PM
Bill Addiss  Offline
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Posts: 3,902
NY, USA
Sparky,

Your message was edited as a precaution to remove the direct hyperlink. If they are that obnoxious we don't want them following the traffic back to here.


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Re: Pressure sales #4809
10/19/01 06:33 AM
10/19/01 06:33 AM
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sparky  Offline OP
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Thanks Bill,
pardon my cyber-naiveity

I guess i need a few tips on telemarketers, i've made the mistake in trying to rationalize with thm. Case in point, they were trying to sell me wirenuts and did not understand rating/listing is a factor.

Should i buy a whistle??
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Re: Pressure sales #4810
10/19/01 08:19 AM
10/19/01 08:19 AM
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donles  Offline
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Posts: 83
Pennsylvania
I brought this up back in May. Same outfit. How could they do ANY business?
https://www.electrical-contractor.net/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000205.html

Re: Pressure sales #4811
10/19/01 04:00 PM
10/19/01 04:00 PM
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bordew  Offline
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Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 142
Vienna,Ohio, USA
I usually hang up on them, but the Sawzall blades is a classic... They wanted me to buy 4 dozen of these ' beauties ' lifetime guarantee.. so I asked him if they have a lifetime guarantee why do I need more than one, then he hung up on me...

Re: Pressure sales #4812
10/19/01 06:31 PM
10/19/01 06:31 PM
sparky66wv  Offline
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Posts: 2,236
West Virginia
Nice!

I'll have to remember that one!

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Re: Pressure sales #4813
10/19/01 07:09 PM
10/19/01 07:09 PM
electure  Offline

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Fullerton, CA USA
This is where the hold button shows it's true value. I politely put them on hold...forever. [Linked Image]


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