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Cuffy / Skill Stafford customer service thread - Stafford retailers reports

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Sofa, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    Off topic? Shocking behaviour...

    A friend of mine worked for Burgess Oil - he had a works Sierra estate, packed with valuable gear. It failed on a motorway miles away and was towed to a garage, who claimed they could fix it, but it would be a few days. Whilst waiting for a lift back here, he spent the whole time labouring the point that it must be kept inside overnight - they had a car on the ramp, blocking access, but swore that they would put it in overnight. He was very sceptical of this promise and was convinced that it was going to be stolen. Arriving in the office the next morning, the phone was ringing - he had a premonition...

    It was the garage - "You're going to tell me that you did leave it outside and it's been stolen, aren't you?" - "No, I'm going to tell you that we did put it inside overnight, and the garage has burnt down"



    A chap I worked with was honoured with having a brand spanking new company car - on the day it was delivered, we had one of our continuous panics going on and it was necessary for it to be used to go and collect something - an apprentice was detailed for the trip. He was not someone I would have let drive my car - he stuffed it through a caravan near Hilton Park and "woke up in a corn field, with a copper reading him his rights, and surrounded by flakes of chipboard and scattered underpants."

    I went to see the erstwhile 'owner', just after the scale of the event had become clear - all he had left was the spare set of keys, which he glanced at, mumbling "I never even sat in it..."
     
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  2. staffordjas

    staffordjas Well-Known Forumite

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    Well , near Stafford...... Hill Ridware , Rugeley........Skill points to the folks at Just Crisps .

    After getting a few packets in the Titanic's 'Pub in a box' purchased from The Bod during lockdown , loved them so much that emailed them to say how good they were and asked where I could purchase more from. Nice reply back , with as well as suggesting a few other stockists gave a link to buy direct from them.

    https://justcrispsltd.selz.com/

    Pleasant lady answered when I rang to enquire about shelf life and expected delivery date etc before ordering .

    Couple of days later, just been delivered by DPD at time advised. Great service and great locally produced crisps.
     
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  3. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    A packet of crisps a day or drink 5 litres of cooking oil per annum ....

    Wrote a doctor......
     
  4. Noah

    Noah Well-Known Forumite

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    I am amused, the Wild Duck, Wild Boar, Grouse and Smoked Pheasant crisps are vegetarian & vegan friendly. Reminds me of Pot Noodles many years ago, the only flavour that wasn't vegetarian friendly was chicken.
     
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    Feed The Goat Well-Known Forumite

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    I'll take the crisps then.
     
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    I've just had a look at their blurb... Can't imagine a vegan in the land would fall for this line which translates as: .. rearing millions of game birds so rich tw*ts can blast them out the sky saves a few other species, a collateral benefit... of sorts :(

    "Management of hedges, fields and woodland for pheasants benefits threatened species such as dormouse, yellowhammer and grey partridge."

    I shall be avoiding any company who advocates such b/s as a positive!

    @staffordjas
     
  7. bunique

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    Eh?
     
  8. kyoto49

    kyoto49 Well-Known Forumite

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    They are selling pheasant shooting as a good thing for nature. Vegans aren't idiots!
     
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  10. bunique

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    Where? I can’t see anything on their website
     
  11. proactive

    proactive Enjoying a drop of red.

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  13. PeterD

    PeterD ST16 Represent.

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    It does seem odd selling to vegans and highlighting hunting.
     
  14. littleme

    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    Skill points to AA Silencers for my mot, very humourous signs and scary bell.

    For anyone needing any car mechanics during the next lockdown, AA Silencers will be open as usual as they are classed as essential workers. Thoroughly reccomened.

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