Right Working Romantic Related Learning Friendly Healthy Legal Inspirational Unfiltered

Minivan Causing Mega-Problems

, , , | Working | January 9, 2020

(My uncle and his wife own a minivan that they love — it has every feature they like — but as time wears on, the car starts to show its age, so my uncle goes to a dealership.)

Uncle: “My wife and I really love this car, but it’s a little old and we want to see if we can get a new minivan that’s basically the same thing.”

Dealer: “Oh, well, we don’t make that particular model anymore, but let me show you what we have!”

(The dealer does everything he can, but nothing on the lot will satisfy; they’re all missing features that either my uncle or his wife really want, or are in some other way undesirable. Finally, trying his best, the dealer has another suggestion.)

Dealer: “Why don’t we go look at the used car lot? I’m sure we can find you a used car with exactly the features you want!”

Uncle: “Well, if you really think about it for a minute, I kind of think that’s what we already have.”

Dealer: *long pause* “Oh.”

(He looked so dejected!)

Question of the Week

Tell us your most amazing work-related story!

I have a story to share!