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Truth in Advertising?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by Marlin Guy, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Marlin Guy

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    Got this in the mail today.
    Had to share.

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  5. djlong

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    I swear I am not making this up.

    There was a low-rent car dealer in Hudson NH (the site is now part pool and outdoors supplies, part Subaru dealer) back in the 1970s into the 1980s. He sold used cars.

    He *wanted* to be like the 'big boys' across the river in Nashua, selling shiny NEW cars. So, when a new nameplate came out, he bought the franchise rights and tried his hand at new-car sales.

    He bought into Pinninfarina.
    he bought into Bricklin.
    He bought into Alfa Romeo and whatever car company it was that tried to sell the Fiat X-1/9 when Fiat left North America.

    The last straw for him was when he had a choice between two new car companies to buy into. This was his last shot. He had a choice between Hyundai (and their new econobox "Excel") and Yugo.

    To quote the Indiana Jones movie, "He chose - poorly".

    His business acument was so bad that he ran a Thanksgiving promotion to try and sell more cars.

    I swear to you - no lie - he put the following on his changeable sign out front:

    "Buy a car - Get a turkey"
     

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