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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #220 on: April 20, 2011, 08:18:33 am »
You shot yourself in the foot.

With a bazooka no less.

I have seen worse disputes than this resolved simply by the service provider in question coming to the table to make ammends. You've resorted to payground tactics. And you tell us to grow up and get a life?
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #221 on: April 20, 2011, 08:28:30 am »
This has turned into a perfect study of the Do's and Dont's of Internet Marketing and Customer Interaction,

I know that Brett could have gone from zero to Forum Hero in one simple post if all he did was reply to TK's post as soon as he saw it and said "Shit sorry dude, please bring the bikes around anytime to have them sorted out and send me your banking details and I will refund you, All I ask for is for you to give me another chance in the future to show that our service is top notch!"

Swallowing your pride and eating crow might be tough to do, but in business egos cause more shit than anything else.

Having to pander to one difficult customer would have netted you a lot more customers in the future.

But you chose to go the other way!




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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #222 on: April 20, 2011, 08:56:12 am »
This has turned into a perfect study of the Do's and Dont's of Internet Marketing and Customer Interaction,

I know that Brett could have gone from zero to Forum Hero in one simple post if all he did was reply to TK's post as soon as he saw it and said "Shit sorry dude, please bring the bikes around anytime to have them sorted out and send me your banking details and I will refund you, All I ask for is for you to give me another chance in the future to show that our service is top notch!"

Swallowing your pride and eating crow might be tough to do, but in business egos cause more shit than anything else.

Having to pander to one difficult customer would have netted you a lot more customers in the future.

But you chose to go the other way!





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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #223 on: April 20, 2011, 09:02:31 am »
The money he took for services not delivered should rather be invested wisely... I've told a couple of non-dawgs about this already.. Word of mouth is a b*tch, but you don't tend to agree.. If your story is so legit, why didn't you reply to his email then - I'm sure TK would have included that in his post.. Instead you choose to threaten him only after you rediscovered Wilddogs site in your Favourites tab.. If you haven't seen by now, that most customers are difficult customers, you are obviously not all that involved in your own business! TK is not trying to destroy your livelyhood - You are doing a fantastic job yourself!!
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #224 on: April 20, 2011, 09:11:25 am »
This thread is like an itch that must be scratched.  Nearly 4800 views.  If we are all waiting for Brett to make amends, I think we are gonna be disappointed.....
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #225 on: April 20, 2011, 09:28:48 am »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Og7-6YubuS4?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_GB&quot;" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Og7-6YubuS4?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_GB&quot;</a>

This has been better than anything SABC or even Mnet can come up with...

Look, I deal with customers everyday. They can be difficult at the best of times. We have one currently that is a PAIN IN THE ASS!!! But we have to....






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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #226 on: April 20, 2011, 09:30:58 am »
Customers - who needs them!!!!! :mwink:
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #227 on: April 20, 2011, 09:31:52 am »
Customers - who needs them!!!!! :mwink:

You don't need them.

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #228 on: April 20, 2011, 10:19:36 am »
For me, the sad part is, that chances are excellent that all this started due to a misunderstanding.  If I look at the cost, R1110 less R240 for the battery / 2 = R435 per quad.  We take the R60 for a spark plug from that, we are at R375 per quad.  Roughly the cost of 1 hour's labour.   I seriously doubt any biker will expect a complete and full service on a single cylinder machine (regardless of cc) for as little as R435. 

Misunderstandings can usually be cleared up, with reasonable ease, by negotiation and communication.
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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #229 on: April 20, 2011, 10:40:02 am »
For me, the sad part is, that chances are excellent that all this started due to a misunderstanding.  If I look at the cost, R1110 less R240 for the battery / 2 = R435 per quad.  We take the R60 for a spark plug from that, we are at R375 per quad.  Roughly the cost of 1 hour's labour.   I seriously doubt any biker will expect a complete and full service on a single cylinder machine (regardless of cc) for as little as R435. 

Misunderstandings can usually be cleared up, with reasonable ease, by negotiation and communication.
:3some: :thumleft:
BUT. Mr Brett doesn't want to negotiate nor communicate. Instead he insults and call us childish! BAD man BAD!
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #230 on: April 20, 2011, 10:57:40 am »
I have a feeling we will not see an official WD invite to the closing down sale.
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #231 on: April 20, 2011, 10:59:23 am »
I have a feeling we will not see an official WD invite to the closing down sale.
:laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4:
But for me, it's like a night out with a porn star, every time I press that starter button. Schneller! Schneller! Tiefer! Ja, ich bin geil! Ich komme!  >:D

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #232 on: April 20, 2011, 11:03:57 am »
 I seriously doubt any biker will expect a complete and full service on a single cylinder machine (regardless of cc) for as little as R435. 

Dont 100% agree

Jonway serviced my scooter for R350 all incl. This is for the service incl oil and spark plug. And they did a full inspect as they saw 4 things that needed replacing. And I have the replaced parts in a bag. Also I was aware of the 4 things but I completely forgot to ask them to replace it.

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #233 on: April 20, 2011, 11:11:04 am »
Agree, the pamphlet distributors at the Grayston offramp have a full service (including plugs, oil and air filters) for R645 for a 4 cylinder car.  (I assume that the components are dubious quality Chinese ripoffs, much like some of the bikes at a certain Pretoria dealer).
« Last Edit: April 20, 2011, 11:13:17 am by Provocateur »
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #234 on: April 20, 2011, 11:48:58 am »
For me, the sad part is, that chances are excellent that all this started due to a misunderstanding.  If I look at the cost, R1110 less R240 for the battery / 2 = R435 per quad.  We take the R60 for a spark plug from that, we are at R375 per quad.  Roughly the cost of 1 hour's labour.   I seriously doubt any biker will expect a complete and full service on a single cylinder machine (regardless of cc) for as little as R435. 

Misunderstandings can usually be cleared up, with reasonable ease, by negotiation and communication.

I actually disagree. How long will it take to do an oil change and clean an air filter. Although in saying that I suppose one would need to include the oil cost in the invoice too. This is why it is critical to fill in a detailed job card as  well as provide a detailed invoice.
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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #235 on: April 20, 2011, 11:55:32 am »
[complete hijack]

To those gents who disagreed with me about the cost of a service.  If it is that cheap to have a bike serviced, why are we always complaining about the costs?

Anyway, the actual cost of a service was not the issue I mentioned and as such, really is moot.  Seems you guys are so angry with Brett that you would go at anyone, who in the smallest way, is perceived to say something that could be seen as not negative.  Ah well ....

[/hijack]
« Last Edit: April 20, 2011, 11:58:22 am by AMZ »
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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #236 on: April 20, 2011, 12:37:01 pm »
[complete hijack]

To those gents who disagreed with me about the cost of a service.  If it is that cheap to have a bike serviced, why are we always complaining about the costs?

Anyway, the actual cost of a service was not the issue I mentioned and as such, really is moot.  Seems you guys are so angry with Brett that you would go at anyone, who in the smallest way, is perceived to say something that could be seen as not negative.  Ah well ....

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No one is "going" at you!

This is a discussion forum, we are discussing things,
The reason this forum is so successful is that there are many varied opinions available here.

No attacks are being made on you its simply folks giving their opinions.

« Last Edit: April 20, 2011, 12:37:50 pm by Jules »
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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #237 on: April 20, 2011, 02:20:57 pm »
And whether it is enough for a service or not, is imo also not the point. They were instructed to look at the poor performance. And is the airfilter then not an obvious point to investigate for a possible cause for poor performance?
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #238 on: April 20, 2011, 04:09:44 pm »
I agree, that should be parts of the service, but I also see that TK did clean the carb and said that the bikes were returned to him with the filter in the same state that they were when they were given to BA, if he was cleaning the carb (I asume for the performance problem) why did he not clean then?

Just asking!
 

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Re: Never Ever Again Thank You!!!!!!!!!!
« Reply #239 on: April 20, 2011, 04:16:47 pm »
I agree, that should be parts of the service, but I also see that TK did clean the carb and said that the bikes were returned to him with the filter in the same state that they were when they were given to BA, if he was cleaning the carb (I asume for the performance problem) why did he not clean then?

Just asking!
Did you read his first posting thoroughly? Why should he clean em when he is going to have it done by the shop? :deal:
Your logic beats me... ::)