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Old 12-10-2016, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Protesting is old school. Post a review on Yelp instead.
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Old 12-16-2016, 06:43 PM
 
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I can totally relate to this. I thought of doing the same thing. I actually went into the store to try to come to a resolution and when it was obvious nothing was going to happen I started announcing to everyone in that department in a very loud voice how the company didn't stand behind their products or their warranty's. I was asked to leave but as I did so I went up to each person on my way out and told them my story about the item in question.

The following business day I contacted the BBB and wrote the company headquarters telling them I planned to go to the media if something didn't get figured out. Funny thing is 2 days later I got a call and they decided to replace my item like I asked them to. This is a well known company and I tell everyone I know not to buy from there. They will be out of business in the next few years. They have been on the decline for years.
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Old 12-06-2017, 11:05 AM
 
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Wow. Now that’s exactly why the entire world is going down fast. Where’s is the empathy, sympathy, love, and care for one another. But nope more of you are more worried about how you’re going to look if you protest. You’re completely missing the point of it all because of your vanity. What an awful thing that lady went through but I have to say I would have filed criminal charges for abuse and neglect from the nursing home. I have heard so many horror stories about those places. Who are these people treating people who can’t fend for themselves for the moment or the rest of their life??? Where has the compassion for people gone? I’m afraid end times are near because I can feel and see that greed and vanity among the mass is undeniable. Forgive me for calling you folks such awful names and believe me I’m no saint but when I read something like what did lady went through and she was just asking for advice some of you who responded are just down right cold and heartless. It’s not embarrassing to show care, emotion, love but what is embarrassing is that a lot of people view those things as weaknesses. How? Why? And when did this opposition happen? Prayers to you dear lady, the folks on this site and to the entire world. Lord have mercy on our soals. If your not a believer you might want to start now before the 11th hour. And forgive the ones who reply with hate and anger for mentioning your name. God Bless.
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:29 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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I have had 3-4 situations where I was very unhappy (ripped off) by companies and managed to get it corrected by use of social media. The most recent were a car dealership service department and a faulty TV. In addition to Yelp and other review sites, you can start a "We Hate _________" Facebook page where others having the same problem will join in, and you can post on their Facebook pages. Even if they manage to remove it many people will see it before then. Another successful tactic is to find out the email for the sales manager at the radio and TV stations where they advertise. Give them the whole story, and tell them that you can no longer watch/listen to their station because the ads for that company turn your stomach. Using that one got me a refund check for several hundred dollars on work that was done on a car that was not really needed.
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Old 12-24-2017, 08:52 AM
 
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Wow. Now thatís exactly why the entire world is going down fast. Whereís is the empathy, sympathy, love, and care for one another. But nope more of you are more worried about how youíre going to look if you protest. Youíre completely missing the point of it all because of your vanity. What an awful thing that lady went through but I have to say I would have filed criminal charges for abuse and neglect from the nursing home. I have heard so many horror stories about those places. Who are these people treating people who canít fend for themselves for the moment or the rest of their life??? Where has the compassion for people gone? Iím afraid end times are near because I can feel and see that greed and vanity among the mass is undeniable. Forgive me for calling you folks such awful names and believe me Iím no saint but when I read something like what did lady went through and she was just asking for advice some of you who responded are just down right cold and heartless. Itís not embarrassing to show care, emotion, love but what is embarrassing is that a lot of people view those things as weaknesses. How? Why? And when did this opposition happen? Prayers to you dear lady, the folks on this site and to the entire world. Lord have mercy on our soals. If your not a believer you might want to start now before the 11th hour. And forgive the ones who reply with hate and anger for mentioning your name. God Bless.
A lot of nursing homes are terrible.My grandfather was in one and his treatment was a disgrace.
Fortunately he's now in a good one.

However the OPs anger is completely misguided. It should be directed (as should any lawsuit) towards the nursing home not the dental clinic.

She was asking for advice on how to protest a business that didn't do anything wrong.
I feel bad for what she went through but that doesn't make protesting the dental clinic right.
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Old 02-18-2018, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Monterey County California
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How much do you make per hour. If it's worth the couple of hors time then sure but if it's a 20 dollar product and you make 20 dollars an hour then I wouldn't do it.
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Old 09-03-2018, 05:07 PM
 
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More like nobody pays attention to nutbags that post negative comments all day on the Internet for no damn reason.
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Old 09-03-2018, 06:33 PM
 
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Yes. It's still a free country. Just circle the sidewalk so you dont get arrested for obstructing it.
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