[TriLUG] [WAY OT] security goons at TigerDirect in Raleigh: "No, thanks!"
gwbrown1 at gmail.com
Thu May 31 21:15:42 EDT 2007
Hot dog! Mind is 202-456-1414. Just ask for "GW", I got by my first and
middle initials at work.
On 5/31/07, Carl Crider <c.crider at gmail.com> wrote:
> My number is *481_516_2342
> On 5/31/07, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Amen.. the cashier said he had to have my phone number last time I was
> > Tiger D. and I said "no". The cashier said "sir, it is policy, I have
> > get your number" and I again said "No, I do not give out my personal
> > information". In the end cashier man^h^h^h boy said "no number, no
> > and I walked out without them making a sale totaling over $500.00.
> > WTF ever.
> > Greg
> > On 5/31/07, Magnus <magnus at trilug.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Phillip Rhodes wrote:
> > > > This particular libertarian does see it that way. I do find it
> > > > offensive when stores treat me like a criminal, and I do make it a
> > > > habit to keep walking if my purchase sets off the little alarm at
> > > > door. I figure if they really think I'm stealing something, one of
> > > > them can chase me down and tackle me, then we'll deal with the
> > > > fallout, whatever that may be. But fundamentally, I believe that if
> > > > I grow to despise their policies enough, I always have the option to
> > > > take my business elsewhere.
> > >
> > > Actually I hadn't even mentioned the other attempted violation because
> > > it was so small and so easily averted without drama.
> > >
> > > They wanted my phone number at the register and I said again "No,
> > > thanks." The cashier insisted, stating the register would not
> > > the transaction without my phone number. Again, "no, thank you."
> > >
> > > Magically the cashier found a way to make the transaction go through
> > > without my phone number.
> > >
> > > <sarcasm> Cashier: "Ohhhhh this is a *UNIX* system. I know this!"
> > > </sarcasm>
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