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Old 11-05-2017, 11:34 AM   #121
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We never go to these seminars. They are expecting to make enough money from SOMEBODY to cover all the costs of those dinners, and I refuse to take the risk (however low) that it might end up being me.




That sounds like you think the pitch maybe contagious. You could catch something just from being in the room. DW feels that way which is why we don't go plus I would look odd going alone if they would even let me go without her.
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That sounds like you think the pitch maybe contagious. You could catch something just from being in the room. DW feels that way which is why we don't go plus I would look odd going alone if they would even let me go without her.
Your DW is smart.
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We were seriously tempted to set up a private appointment with the last salesman whose dinner we attended, a while back. But his pushy assistant/secretary completely turned us off by demanding we put our ages on the form - right there at the dinner. "I don't want that on a piece of paper, we'll give you that info when we meet," I said. She insisted. I said, "I'm sorry if you don't like it, but you're not getting that information." She raised her eyebrows and made a huffing sound. Lack of class! Good-bye!

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Enjoy the free meal if you could stomach for the hard sale and for sure that you will not be persuaded into buying anything or giving out any contact information.
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