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to be mentally composing a very snotty email to this car salesman?

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catseverywhere · 11/04/2011 20:08

At the end of last week I bought a car, which I'll be picking up on Friday.

The salesman was pushy, but I like the car and I'm fairly sure I got a good deal. The minute I signed on the dotted line he did a lot of shaking my hand, thanking me profusely for my business, to the point where I wanted to smack him silly politely ask him to refrain, but I held my tongue and was glad to get out of there.

He has phoned 5 times since, offering me various policies designed to help me keep the car in 'showroom condition' (covers things like scratches etc) and various other things, none of which I want, and none of which are cheap.

This afternoon he called my mobile and told me to check my emails because he'd sent me an email which I need to read before collecting the car. I was out at the time, so I've just checked my emails - this email contains 3 more proposals of ways that I can keep my service costs low, guarantee a certain price in the event of an accident, and something else that escapes me - he finished the email by saying 'we will discuss this in much more detail on Friday'.

We will, will we?

So I am mentally composing a suitable reply, which will contain the words 'off' and 'fuck', and which will leave him in no doubt as to where he can shove his proposals and the discussion he believes we will be having about them.

Or AIBU, and should I just politely say 'thanks, I'm not interested'?

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FabbyChic · 11/04/2011 20:10

Just say please refrain from sending me further sales pitch emails, I am not interested and they are now beginning to rile, if I was interested I would ask, I'm not so stop offering them.


catseverywhere · 11/04/2011 20:20

You're right, and you're also much nicer and more polite than me.

I just want to go, pick up the car and drive it home wearing a carefully considered outfit designed to co-ordinate me and the car to perfection . I don't want long protracted conversations with him trying to screw yet more money out of me.

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CocktailQueen · 11/04/2011 20:41

Hmm, yes, prob better to say that you're not interested! Car salesmen -they have skin like rhino hide....


ResurrectionByChocolate · 11/04/2011 20:55

Are they JCCT by any chance? I managed to resist all their efforts to sell me insurance policies after I signed for the car, but they still pursue me by mail, phone and even try to follow me on Twitter - five years later!

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