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Old 05-13-2019, 04:18 AM
 
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I've worked in businesses where the customer comes first, as that's the way it should be with businesses. The customer is always right is important to running a business. That being the case, we should tell that to the government.
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Old 05-13-2019, 09:48 AM
 
Location: NJ
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your customer has a choice of other providers. the government's "customer" have no choice but to hand over their money or face harsh penalties. when you have a monopoly plus police/military power; you dont have to provide such great service.
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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If a customer buys something for $5, then hands you a $10, and then you give them $5 in change ... but then the customer says they gave you a $20 and you owe them another $10, is that customer right?
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Old 05-13-2019, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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Are customers of dispensaries all right? Because most look pretty left to me.

And we're not "customers" of the government, nor is any part of the idea of "runnin' gummint like a bidness" in any way meaningful.
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Old 05-13-2019, 01:35 PM
 
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With businesses the customer is always right and that includes the biggest business in the country, the government. I pay taxes so therefore Im the customer, so the government should realize that.
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Old 05-13-2019, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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With businesses the customer is always right and that includes the biggest business in the country, the government. I pay taxes so therefore Im the customer, so the government should realize that.
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And we're not "customers" of the government, nor is any part of the idea of "runnin' gummint like a bidness" in any way meaningful.
Another dance?
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Old 05-13-2019, 04:00 PM
 
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"The customer is always right."
wrong.
sometimes the customer lies or asks for illegal services.

however,
getting into an argument with a customer will not result in a "sale".
if you (retailer) win, the customer is mad and will not likely buy.
and...regarding the "government":
since it is a monopoly, you are not a "customer".
you (as a group) are only one category of taxpaying units.

Last edited by turkeydance; 05-13-2019 at 04:00 PM.. Reason: punctuation
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:28 PM
 
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Not really. Sometimes you need to fire the client.
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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Hmm. Wonder what the OP thinks of signs reading WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE TO ANYONE.
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:57 PM
 
Location: east TN
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Yeah.....thing is you don't actually have that right in most cases......
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