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Dec 30, 2004 (1:20 pm)
trump should write a book on how to run a business into bankruptcy multiple times while suckering the banks to give him millions to keep it all aloat...that takes alot more talent than doing it the wharton way.
#256 of 304 Re: cdallen [audia8q]
by kyfdx HOST
Dec 30, 2004 (1:26 pm)
Yeah.. but, he is still stuck with that hair..
#257 of 304 Re: [cdallen2004]
Dec 30, 2004 (2:05 pm)
Problem is, people here come here for one reason. Cars. You'll never hear those of us in the business talk about what a great month we had, or how rich we are. Leave it out. Cars.
My greater point is...You seem, from your writing style only, to be mature. Let your maturity stand on its own when shopping for a car, whether it be a $2000 used car, or an $80000 new one. I know that I would consider a buyer of ANY age more serious if they presented themselves in a mature manner than if they came into the showroom touting their success.
#258 of 304 Wow....
by kyfdx HOST
Dec 30, 2004 (2:08 pm)
A lot of personal advice there...
For a website devoted to cars, I mean.. lol
Dec 30, 2004 (2:28 pm)
You're absolutely right. I only included the Trump statement as a joke...Sorry if I have seemed to be bragging about my business.
Anyways, I have had some horrible experiences with car dealers, and mostly because of the small town where I grew up and the no-name dealerships in it.
I am absolutely sure that upscale, more reputable dealers like Park Place, Boardwalk, or Millennium Motors would never treat anyone in that manner no matter how young or old they were.
#260 of 304 Cdallen2004
Dec 30, 2004 (6:11 pm)
Don't count your chickens......
#261 of 304 Re: [cdallen2004]
Dec 30, 2004 (6:54 pm)
"I am absolutely sure that upscale, more reputable dealers like Park Place, Boardwalk, or Millennium Motors would never treat anyone in that manner no matter how young or old they were."
Oh man... and just when the "Inconsiderate Salespeople" thread has been closed...
This ought to be good.
Dec 30, 2004 (6:57 pm)
About 8 or 9 years ago, I was at Rahal Toyota/Lexus/Mercedes with my grandfather. We were there to pick up a couple of Tacomas for Dealer Exchange. While grandpa was in the office dealing with the papers I was on the floor looking at a beautiful SL600 convertible, black on black. An older gentle man came up to me an said I could have it for 90K cash OTD, sticker was 120K plus. His attitude was quite pleasant and had no assuming aire to it. We talked a few minutes, and he found that I knew what the car was and such.
I asked him why he even gave me the time of day, his answer....in this day and age with kids(remember he was of the silver hair generation) being pop stars or tv/movies, you never know when one of them may be in your dealership looking at your cars. Said those that don't recognize that won't make the sales.
I guess he made those sales. He saw the change coming, and when they "moved his cheese", he adapted and overcame.
Just my own 2 pfennigs worth
Dec 31, 2004 (11:40 am)
Hope everyone has a safe and fun night tonight.
Happy New Year!!!!