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Old 21.01.2011, 08:52
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Damn you, IKEA

Yesterday, I was looking forward to enjoying a day at the slopes.

When I got to the ticketing booth at Adelboden, The idiot behind the desk asked if I have an IKEA family card. So i wonder, first Coop and Migros and now this.

Luckily for her, I have my IKEA family card in my wallet and upon showing it to her, she gave me a 50% discount on my ski pass. I was so angry, as I wanted to pay the full price, you know being skint like that Trasition dude. How dare her giving me a discount.

and on top of it, she has the nerves to inform me that my ski pass is worth 15.-, if i returned it to IKEA Lyssach in Bern.

This is simply outrageous, can't a man pay full price on the little things in life.

Damn you, IKEA.
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Old 21.01.2011, 08:57
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I myself personally, was totally disgusted the other day, when some local person refused to take a reward for finding my wallet. I mean if I'm stupid enough to lose it I should have to pay, right?
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Old 21.01.2011, 08:59
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Re: Damn you, IKEA

Well folks, if you don't feel comfortable holding money, you can simply pm me and I will forward you my bank account details and you can donate any amount that you want. (free of charge)
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Old 21.01.2011, 09:02
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Well folks, if you don't feel comfortable holding money, you can simply pm me and I will forward you my bank account details and you can donate any amount that you want. (free of charge)

you where doing so well upto the free of charge bit.

I'll take your money but it will cost you 5chf to transfer it to my account.
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Old 21.01.2011, 09:03
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you where doing so well upto the free of charge bit.

I'll take your money but it will cost you 5chf to transfer it to my account.
It's the EF discount.
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Old 21.01.2011, 09:14
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Well folks, if you don't feel comfortable holding money, you can simply pm me and I will forward you my bank account details and you can donate any amount that you want. (free of charge)

LiB, I have £30,000,000.-- that my grandmothers second cousins friend's nephew found in a suitcase in Iraq, please send me your bank details and I'll give you £2.50 ( and a KFC value meal ) for helping me.
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Old 21.01.2011, 09:18
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LiB, I have £30,000,000.-- that my grandmothers second cousins friend's nephew found in a suitcase in Iraq, please send me your bank details and I'll give you £2.50 ( and a KFC value meal ) for helping me.
Thank you for calling LIB Investments. Please hold while we transfer you to our Cayman branch that handles all matters of grandmothers second cousins friend's nephew monies. We know that you have a choice when banking and appreciate your business with LIB Investments.
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Old 21.01.2011, 09:24
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Thank you for calling LIB Investments. Please hold while we transfer you to our Cayman branch that handles all matters of grandmothers second cousins friend's nephew monies. We know that you have a choice when banking and appreciate your business with LIB Investments.

LIB Investements, thank you for holding, I'm Rudolf Elmer, how may I help you today?
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Old 21.01.2011, 10:56
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Re: Damn you, IKEA

Oh I forgot to mention that the offer at Adelboden only valid from Monday to Friday until the 28th of January and from 14.03.2011 until season ends.

So hooray, looking foward to paying the full price at the weekend.

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Well folks, if you don't feel comfortable holding money, you can simply pm me and I will forward you my bank account details and you can donate any amount that you want. (free of charge)
My thoughts exactly. Bloody hell, why can't you just take my money for what it's worth. I've worked so hard for it and yet you're refusing to take my money. Damn you, good do-gooder.
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Old 21.01.2011, 10:59
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I've worked so hard for it and yet you're refusing to take my money. Damn you, good do-gooder.
The money you pay to IKEA represents the work you did. Probably you did crap work so they only want half of it It's all logical when you think about it
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Old 21.01.2011, 10:59
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you where doing so well upto the free of charge bit.

I'll take your money but it will cost you 5chf to transfer it to my account.
Sounds dodgy, if the taxpeople find out you wire money into a Swiss bank account, you are screwed
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Old 21.01.2011, 11:02
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The money you pay to IKEA represents the work you did. Probably you did crap work so they only want half of it It's all logical when you think about it
..am I the only one not to get this?
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Old 21.01.2011, 11:10
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..am I the only one not to get this?
probably
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Old 21.01.2011, 11:57
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I myself personally, was totally disgusted the other day, when some local person refused to take a reward for finding my wallet. I mean if I'm stupid enough to lose it I should have to pay, right?
Sorry, who lost their wallet?
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..am I the only one not to get this?
Apparently so.
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Old 22.01.2011, 08:35
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The money you pay to IKEA represents the work you did. Probably you did crap work so they only want half of it It's all logical when you think about it
Logical?!? what are you babbling about?
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Old 22.01.2011, 18:30
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Yesterday, I was looking forward to enjoying a day at the slopes.

When I got to the ticketing booth at Adelboden, The idiot behind the desk asked if I have an IKEA family card. So i wonder, first Coop and Migros and now this.

Luckily for her, I have my IKEA family card in my wallet and upon showing it to her, she gave me a 50% discount on my ski pass. I was so angry, as I wanted to pay the full price, you know being skint like that Trasition dude. How dare her giving me a discount.

and on top of it, she has the nerves to inform me that my ski pass is worth 15.-, if i returned it to IKEA Lyssach in Bern.

This is simply outrageous, can't a man pay full price on the little things in life.

Damn you, IKEA.
While I am a bit shocked to see that being an IKEA customer results in such favours, I would regard this as good and shrewd marketing ! I just this week purchased excellent sports-shoes at LIDL for CHF 19.90, which are really superb ! Companies like ALDI, LIDL, IKEA, MediaMarkt and Conforama show how to do business in a dense market-place !
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Old 22.01.2011, 18:33
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Well folks, if you don't feel comfortable holding money, you can simply pm me and I will forward you my bank account details and you can donate any amount that you want. (free of charge)
no no no, not free of charge. For every CHF 100.--, they have to pay a fee of CHF 3.55 to ME as a kind of "silency-+discretion-fee"
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Old 22.01.2011, 19:43
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Yesterday, I was looking forward to enjoying a day at the slopes. Damn you, IKEA.
So let me guess what happened next; you get to the ski lift and there's a long line of cardboard boxes that are way too large to physically manhandle without the assistance of a herd of lumberjacks and you have to put the chairlift together by yourself using just the crappy Allen key provided in the kit?
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Old 23.01.2011, 00:33
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So let me guess what happened next; you get to the ski lift and there's a long line of cardboard boxes that are way too large to physically manhandle without the assistance of a herd of lumberjacks and you have to put the chairlift together by yourself using just the crappy Allen key provided in the kit?
And the parts do not fit and only can be brought together by using brutal force
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