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Snobby salespeople in high-end stores.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by marc37, Jul 1, 2004.

  1. Brian SD

    Brian SD Senior member

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    FIH, if you have a relationship with an Armani sales manager, I highly advise and even ask that you please do speak to him about this employee indecency. I too have had nothing but awful experiences when attempting to shop at Armani stores (Chicago, La Jolla).

    And this common thread hijacking is very annoying, and is rude, particularly to the original poster.
     
  2. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    FIH,

    Initially, you were targeted the least so of the three, however, after your response, my opinion changed, as it was an unnecessary abrupt post:

    I will side you here in that, yes, you did not say anything overtly indecent to me, baring the above.
     
  3. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    Brian, please note:


    1.\tAll comments relate to the original poster
    2.\tThey also relate to the topic in question
    3.\tJust because you see many posts, you somehow think the thread has been hijacked. Am I correct?
    4.\tIs that not the nature of an internet message board anyway? To discuss the topic, and related topics, if the opportunity does arise; in the same way as a conversation.
    5.\tIf Marc37 had a problem, I would ask that he voice his opinion, and not you.
    6.\tI promise to stay directly to the topic on any post which you start, however, I would also ask that you do not make comments for others, that you do not yet know to be true.
     
  4. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    I have never liked Armani stylewise so I have only been to their stores a few times.

    However all the times there the people were nice. One employee took the time to show me the various Classico suits, and the sale items.

    They have very unattractive shoes.
     
  5. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    On the topic of Armani stores, as BrianSD is intent that that is the only topic I can discuss here, a friend of mine has been banned from the Armani store on Old Brompton Road, he will not tell me why, I on the other hand have only had good experiences in Armani stores.
     
  6. marc237

    marc237 Senior member

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    Returning to the original issue presented:

    I have found the best place to shop in terms of service and extremely polite treatment to be Japan. Almost uniformly, regardless of the nature of the store and the way I was dressed, I received top notch service.

    In NYC, my experiences have been far more mixed. However, unless the behavoir is over-the-top, I just try to ignore or to find a sales person more in tune with my needs.
     
  7. FzyLgic

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  8. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    How can you even think of saying that is not a rude and indecent comment?

     
  9. Mike C.

    Mike C. Senior member

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    In NYC, I've never received bad treatment in clothing stores. Maybe because I appear more snobby than any salesperson could, lol. If I get any hint of being treated poorly, I out-snob them: talk without facing them, asking short abbrupt questions, turning my back when they start talking, walk around the store while talking to them which makes them follow me around like a puppy dog, making them get stuff from the back, etc... they do not want to play this game with me.
     
  10. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    Your address is rude, and adopts a sarcastic tone.




    You make personal insults towards Marc37
     
  11. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    Yet you say this;

    Violent, may I quote:


    Indecent was certainly implied by you here:

     
  12. FzyLgic

    FzyLgic Member

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  13. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    You are misunderstanding the situation, I agree with your views, but you do not express them in a manner, which leads for you to deserve to express such views.

    You continually make comments, which imply self-praise of you written communication ability, yet I have proven you wrong with quotes on several occasions.

    It is not my interpretation, what you said is very clear, and I will not beleaguer myself to re-quote you own words.

    You continually make criticisms about me with no grounds:

    Firstly, as you make yourself, ever grander with the quality of your written communication, may I correct your spellings?

    Judgment not Judgement

    Hypocritical not Hypocritcal

    Secondly, WHERE OR WHEN DID I INSULT YOU?
     
  14. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    All arguments aside, Marc thought nothing of publicly announcing that he knocked a woman down, as retaliation for her being rude to him. How could anyone not find that disturbing and offensive, at the least??
     
  15. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    We could give him the benefit of the doubt, and assume he is not online.

    Although, I remain that he was indeed wrong, I am simply criticising the manner in which people are addressing him.

    I must say A Harris, a very deep observation though...
     
  16. kalra2411

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    You make no sense here, firstly you say that confrontation implies NO violence, then you go on to say that PHYSICAL is implied by confrontational.

    I cannot understand why you say that anyway. Marc was clearly violent.

    It is not what you said that I did not like, it was the way you said it.

    May I suggest you re-read what is being said before you jump to conclusions? I.e. I am insulting you, which I clearly am not.
     
  17. FzyLgic

    FzyLgic Member

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    I withdraw all comments as I am obviously incapable of being understood.
     
  18. j

    j Senior member Admin

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    Confrontation inplies no violence - any response, verbal, physical or otherwise, is a confrontation.
    You make no sense here, firstly you say that confrontation implies NO violence, then you go on to say that PHYSICAL is implied by confrontational. I cannot understand why you say that anyway. Marc was clearly violent.
    His statement was correct, if vaguely worded. "Confrontation" does not imply violence; any response whether verbal, physical, or otherwise, is a confrontation. Anyway, this is indeed hijacking of the thread, as you are discussing not only issues unrelated to the topic but doing so in a confrontational manner, which makes people lose interest in the thread - thus contributing less - and makes us all learn less. If you wish to discuss the implications of pushing a rude woman over to teach her a lesson, or the propriety of accusing a person who reports he has done so of being violent, or the use of outlandish adjectives to describe such behaviour, kindly start a separate topic, in the General Chat section, with an appropriate title, so uninterested members may avoid the conversation.
     
  19. montecristo#4

    montecristo#4 Senior member

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    Has it occurred to anyone that Marc37's post might have been intended as satire? It sounded quite reminiscent of American Psycho to me. Marc37 wrote a faux Jason Bateman narrative and the entire board took it seriously.
     
  20. imageWIS

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    Whether it was intended as satire or not, I shall not attempt to comment. But, regarding the tonality of the post as something similar to the Ellis character Patrick Bateman in his novel "˜American Psycho', I must argue that it is not at all reminiscent of Bateman's ultra-violent and psychotic behavior. And, at the same time to suggest that a member of the forum is in fact on the same level with a character that horribly murdered, mimed, raped, and cannibalized well over 100 people is just stepping beyond both the bounds of decency and civility.

    If we must discuss any aspect of American Psycho, can we at least keep to the spirit of the forum and discuss the wardrobe worn by people in the novel (or the movie version of the book)?

    Jon.
     

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