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#4805 - 10/18/01 07:18 PM Pressure sales  
sparky  Offline
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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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#4806 - 10/18/01 08:58 PM Re: Pressure sales  
Fred  Offline
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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.


#4807 - 10/18/01 09:12 PM Re: Pressure sales  
Tiffany Sparks  Offline
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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!


#4808 - 10/18/01 11:47 PM Re: Pressure sales  
Bill Addiss  Offline
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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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#4809 - 10/19/01 06:33 AM Re: Pressure sales  
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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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#4810 - 10/19/01 08:19 AM Re: Pressure sales  
donles  Offline
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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


#4811 - 10/19/01 04:00 PM Re: Pressure sales  
bordew  Offline
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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...


#4812 - 10/19/01 06:31 PM Re: Pressure sales  
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Nice!

I'll have to remember that one!

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#4813 - 10/19/01 07:09 PM Re: Pressure sales  
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This is where the hold button shows it's true value. I politely put them on hold...forever. [Linked Image]



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