Saturday, October 29, 2005

new car horror - please comment to keep me distracted

we're going to get a new car today. and we're not looking forward to it. last time it took 10 hrs and they wouldn't let us go eat. i hate car salesman.

leave comments today with funnies so i can get them on my phone and laugh while the salesman is trying to tell me about the latest widget.

wish us well.


Matt Royale Howl said...

One time, a salesman literally hung on my driver's side door handle like he was a child with a bladder problem while I backed up shouting through the closed window, "We're leaving now! Please let go!" and Nancy screaming in terror.

Seriously, I'm not lying. That's like 90% true.

Nancy said...

more like 99% true... it was ugly... I felt bad for that guy.

Superinkygirl said...

Thankfully our salesman, Michael Watroba at Armstrong was very nice and no-pressure. Still, it took a helluva long time.

Anonymous said...

I'm a big fan of the "get up and walk out". If I don't like what they have to say, I leave. No ifs ands or buts about it. Another one I'm very fond of is calling my ex-boyfriend (who mind you, lives in las vegas, and doesn't sell cars anymore) and ask him, "So, do you have any 2000 (or what ever year car you're looking at -- ususally used in my case) models on the lot? Oh, you do! Cool! How much are you guys asking for it? Really? Okay, I'll be over in about 45 minutes, is that alright?" That one has saved me thousands. Literally. Thousands of dollars.

My mom was the queen of the auto negotiation. The QUEEN. Still is. I mean, if you're raising 2 kids, and paying off a house (not to mention a cheap ass ex husband) on a teacher's salary, you're gonna figure out ways to save money.

Congrats on the car! I can't wait to see it!!!

joshuak said...

You can't post that and not tell us what kinda car you're getting! Please divulge!

MaTTy said...

What kind of car are u buying?? Buy a Volvo, I hear that seems to be the hot car in P-town.