Post By Sandman
Post By treasure4pleasure
Apr 14, 2012, 03:57 PM
fool me once.....
Update to my post. After I posted - donít be duped - later in the day Robert at tesoro left a message for me to call him. I didnít call right back as I needed time to meticulously strategize. Could it be a threat of legal action? What nefarious subterfuge had he inculcated? Could I counter his machinations & get the REAL Robert to show his true colors? If so, then I could unmask this farce of over-the-top customer care. I knew he was a cool operator so I had better be well-prepared & on top of my game! My mettle would be tested.
Robert threw me a curve ball. Wow, I can see why he is worth whatever they pay him. His stealth lies in how unassuming he pretends to be. What a ninja at disarming unaware people! He calmly & blatantly alleged that he loved my post - yeah, really, do you expect me to believe that? Man, I couldnít believe his duplicity! Then he upped the ante by coyly asking me if they could print my post - donít be duped - in their Metal Detector Information Magazine. Hah, has anyone ever heard of this magazine? Not to be outwitted, I feigned that I was flattered & sheepishly said yes. (Two can play the same game.) He (whatever his real name is) emailed me a writerís release form. I snail-mailed it back to him.
Now, this is my quandary - what to do next? I considered calling the Chamber of Commerce & the Better Business Bureau about tesoro - but what could I PROVE? I know what they are going to do - send my detector back to me in perfect working condition. And, to placate me they might even add a free battery pack. Do they really figure that this will get me to back off? Such an obvious ploy will never assuage me. Hah - do they think that I am so naive as to fall for that? Wrong! I am of firm resole & will not be dissuaded. This charade will be stopped. I have Google Earth up & running - I am monitoring them - they have to be up to something untoward. They will be caught doing SOMETHING - of this I can assure you.
I appreciate all of your replies to my post. And yes, I took particular note of those who told me that the RECEPTIONIST handled their problem & sent them a free replacement part. This is getting to be as bizzare as quantum physics in the Twilight Zone. Their customer satisfaction policy is matters of a different dimension. No receptionist has the authority to do that - IMPOSSIBLE - no, no, no, no no, no! As I labored over this whole situation a single thought kept coming back to me. Robert is ALSO a Roberta - do you see where I am going with this. This would explain ďRobertísĒ peculiar penchant of wanting to please customers - who are mainly men!
Apr 15, 2012, 10:55 AM
Director-Search & Recovery Team of Oakland County.
Something is seriously wrong with your thinking fella, unless you are trying to be funny and that isn't working.
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"TIME IS THE ONLY THING YOU NEVER GET BACK, WHY WASTE IT SWINGING A DETECTOR THAT ISN'T UP TO THE TASK."
Apr 15, 2012, 12:38 PM
Chronic Patriot/Metal Detecting,it`s My Lifestyle !
You sound like so kind of nut to me,did your detector fall off the shelf and hit you in the head...no... had to be something much bigger
I`v been detecting for 45 years owned my own detector shop G.A.P. Metal Detectors here in N.Y.
See my old adds in Western & Eastern Treasures and Lost Treasure Magazines through the 90s
I hunt the Sullivan Trail here in N.Y.
Its the Golden Rule who ever has the Gold Rules"
Apr 16, 2012, 01:08 PM
Here is his first post sandman. It is funny!
donít be duped
Apr 16, 2012, 07:43 PM
the guy can wright and if he's using a tessoro he can't be that bad.
Apr 18, 2012, 09:20 PM
Soooo funny!!! You are very talented Donlor!
Apr 18, 2012, 10:02 PM
IT COULD BE A VALUABLE PRIZE "YOU NEVER KNOW"
Sandman you are right on there..... something wrong with this one donlor.Don't know if he is jokeing or is serious.........So some will take it one way and some will take it in a way that will get them upset with Tesoro...
Originally Posted by Sandman
Last edited by Keppy; Apr 18, 2012 at 10:09 PM.
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