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Directing Them Away From Us

, , , , | Right | May 28, 2021

I work for a moving company. A customer comes in at the last minute with no reservation.

Customer: “I need you to move my boxes. I need it done today.”

Me: “Sorry, sir, we’re fully booked for the next week. Our next availability is—”

Customer: “Well, then, if you don’t value my service, I’ll just go to [Competitor].”

Me: “Great! They are two blocks south of here, on [Street]. Can’t miss ‘em!”

The customer stands there frazzled for a moment, not expecting his bluff to be called.

Me: “Need directions?”

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