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Old 05-14-2019, 09:12 AM
 
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People are missing the point. There is a difference between a paying customer and a customer who doesn't pay. A customer only becomes a paying customer if they decide to buy something. Now if you refuse somebody service they're obviously not going to become a paying customer, or if they've been a paying customer in the past, if for whatever reason you decide to no longer serve them than they cease to be a paying customer. At that point you will not be getting any money from them and they will not be getting any service from you.

Now, it is only proper to give a paying customer what they want, what they've paid for. If at a fast food restaurant you take a customer's money then you give them what they ordered. If you're going to refuse them service then you wouldn't take their money in the first place.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:21 AM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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The point is that you've gotten one very narrow and rigid idea in your head and will argue its perfection unto the end of... capitalism.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:23 AM
 
Location: NJ
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People are missing the point. There is a difference between a paying customer and a customer who doesn't pay. A customer only becomes a paying customer if they decide to buy something. Now if you refuse somebody service they're obviously not going to become a paying customer, or if they've been a paying customer in the past, if for whatever reason you decide to no longer serve them than they cease to be a paying customer. At that point you will not be getting any money from them and they will not be getting any service from you.

Now, it is only proper to give a paying customer what they want, what they've paid for. If at a fast food restaurant you take a customer's money then you give them what they ordered. If you're going to refuse them service then you wouldn't take their money in the first place.
please do not attempt to defend the phrase "the customer is always right." no matter how you wish to contort it, the customer isnt always right.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:28 AM
 
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The point is that you've gotten one very narrow and rigid idea in your head and will argue its perfection unto the end of... capitalism.
Your point not mine.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:36 AM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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People are missing the point. There is a difference between a paying customer and a customer who doesn't pay. A customer only becomes a paying customer if they decide to buy something. Now if you refuse somebody service they're obviously not going to become a paying customer, or if they've been a paying customer in the past, if for whatever reason you decide to no longer serve them than they cease to be a paying customer. At that point you will not be getting any money from them and they will not be getting any service from you.

Now, it is only proper to give a paying customer what they want, what they've paid for. If at a fast food restaurant you take a customer's money then you give them what they ordered. If you're going to refuse them service then you wouldn't take their money in the first place.
Another point would be, Which customer?

Let's say one customer eats at a restaurant and says their hamburgers are awful.

Another one comes in and orders the exact same hamburger and says it's awesome.

Which one is right? Are the restaurant's hamburgers awful, or awesome?
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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Your point not mine.
Ladies and gennlemun, the defense rests.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:45 AM
 
Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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People are missing the point. There is a difference between a paying customer and a customer who doesn't pay. A customer only becomes a paying customer if they decide to buy something. Now if you refuse somebody service they're obviously not going to become a paying customer, or if they've been a paying customer in the past, if for whatever reason you decide to no longer serve them than they cease to be a paying customer. At that point you will not be getting any money from them and they will not be getting any service from you.

Now, it is only proper to give a paying customer what they want, what they've paid for. If at a fast food restaurant you take a customer's money then you give them what they ordered. If you're going to refuse them service then you wouldn't take their money in the first place.
I think people don't get whatever point it is you're trying to make because you aren't stating anything that isn't obvious.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:47 AM
 
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Another point would be, Which customer?

Let's say one customer eats at a restaurant and says their hamburgers are awful.

Another one comes in and orders the exact same hamburger and says it's awesome.

Which one is right? Are the restaurant's hamburgers awful, or awesome?
Both are right as both are stating a matter of opinion. Obviously people have different opinions and different preferences and that includes food. Different people like and dislike different types of food.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:48 AM
 
Location: NJ
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man are we going to go back and forth over the phrase "the customer is always right"?
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:48 AM
 
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I think people don't get whatever point it is you're trying to make because you aren't stating anything that isn't obvious.
The point is this, if you take money from somebody you give them what they pay for.
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