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Have you ever had a store refuse to take your money?

Ataahua
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Dec 2 2012, 9:36pm


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The lastest Dresden Files book is out and I thought that instead of buying it online, I'd give my custom to a local bricks-and-mortar bookshop. However the store refused to take my order - saying they don't do book orders anymore as so much book-buying is done on the internet.

I just can't figure out why they would refuse a guaranteed sale.

Has anyone else had a similarly bemusing experience from a retail outlet?

Celebrimbor: "Pretty rings..."
Dwarves: "Pretty rings..."
Men: "Pretty rings..."
Sauron: "Mine's better."

"Ah, how ironic, the addictive qualities of Sauronís master weapon led to its own destruction. Which just goes to show, kids - if you want two small and noble souls to succeed on a mission of dire importance... send an evil-minded beggar with them too." - Gandalf's Diaries, final par, by Ufthak.


Ataahua's stories

Subject User Time
Have you ever had a store refuse to take your money? Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Dec 2 2012, 9:36pm
    I can't remember specifically alienorchid Send a private message to alienorchid Dec 3 2012, 1:02am
    Yes. silneldor Send a private message to silneldor Dec 3 2012, 1:57am
    As a former retail worker.... ForestPark Dec 3 2012, 4:06am
        While that would make sense, Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Dec 3 2012, 5:01am
            Book Depository Elberbeth Send a private message to Elberbeth Dec 3 2012, 2:27pm
                The only downside Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Dec 3 2012, 6:14pm
    Time JWPlatt Dec 3 2012, 4:46pm
    Amex Not Accepted hobbithobbit Send a private message to hobbithobbit Dec 4 2012, 7:16pm

 
 
 

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