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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    I like Chick Fil a. They had the balls to stand up for their beliefs. Rare in todays PC world. Same with Hobby Lobby.
    They have every right to "stand up" for their disgusting bigoted beliefs.


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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by NoC_T View Post
    My heart bleeds for them. Because they didn't make enough profit on the goods I already bought. They had to **** me in the ass too.
    Generally the places that do that are small private owned businesses. We have a sub shop lunch place near where I work that does that.
    But they have to compete with a resturant accross the street and a few more sub shops down the road including a Subway.
    They make superior sandwiches and at a decent price.
    So if they demand cash for under 10 dollar sales. Cash it what I will pay with.

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Generally the places that do that are small private owned businesses. We have a sub shop lunch place near where I work that does that.
    But they have to compete with a resturant accross the street and a few more sub shops down the road including a Subway.
    They make superior sandwiches and at a decent price.
    So if they demand cash for under 10 dollar sales. Cash it what I will pay with.
    I get what you're saying and competition is the lifeblood. I just think the extras they do charge are often more than what you'd expect to pay, even taking into account their need to recoup losses. Hopefully they've already done that on what they charged for the items you already bought. Small businesses really push the envelope of customer tolerance.

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    They have every right to "stand up" for their disgusting bigoted beliefs.
    Yes because anything you dont argee with must be disgusting and bigoted. Thank you for reminding me why I am so anti gay agenda.
    You demand tolerance, yet give none.

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by NoC_T View Post
    I get what you're saying and competition is the lifeblood. I just think the extras they do charge are often more than what you'd expect to pay, even taking into account their need to recoup losses. Hopefully they've already done that on what they charged for the items you already bought. Small businesses really push the envelope of customer tolerance.
    I would rather have a sandwich made by a person who is employing people in the community, bettering the city and striving for a better life. Then some pimple faced punk following the serving directions set up by some corporation to maximize profits to pay NFLers to hawk their food.

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Do you boycott particular businesses? If so, which ones and why?

    I general do not boycott over social issues. For example, many friends of mine boycott Chick-fil-A over their religious stances. I do not (though I don't think their food is orgasmic like many others seem to think). I figure that if I look hard enough that I can fine something in every business that offends me, then I'd be left with no place to go.

    I general DO boycott over repeated instances of shoddy customer service and/or crappy policies. If you treat ME like crap, I'm going to stop going there. For example, I liked the merchandise and prices at Burlington Coat Factory, but hated their return policies. I rarely return anything, but still want the option when necessary, and don't like the feeling of that I'm somehow being unfair. You either stand behind your merchandise, or you don't. Hence, I stopped shopping there.
    If Chick-fil-A's food is orgasmic, I'll be eating lunch there today.

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    I would rather have a sandwich made by a person who is employing people in the community, bettering the city and striving for a better life. Then some pimple faced punk following the serving directions set up by some corporation to maximize profits to pay NFLers to hawk their food.
    Quality is a a factor, obviously. Personally, I don't give a **** who's serving me as long as it's decent stuff and the price is right.

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    Re: Do you boycott particular businesses?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Do you boycott particular businesses? If so, which ones and why?

    I general do not boycott over social issues. For example, many friends of mine boycott Chick-fil-A over their religious stances. I do not (though I don't think their food is orgasmic like many others seem to think). I figure that if I look hard enough that I can fine something in every business that offends me, then I'd be left with no place to go.

    I general DO boycott over repeated instances of shoddy customer service and/or crappy policies. If you treat ME like crap, I'm going to stop going there. For example, I liked the merchandise and prices at Burlington Coat Factory, but hated their return policies. I rarely return anything, but still want the option when necessary, and don't like the feeling of that I'm somehow being unfair. You either stand behind your merchandise, or you don't. Hence, I stopped shopping there.
    Basically the same here...

    If I'm bothered by an actual BUSINESS practice, then I'll boycott a company. If something they're doing directly makes the thing they provide worse, then I'll happily look elsewhere. However, I don't boycott folks for non-business related reasons. There's little, to anything, that goes on that bothers me to a point where I'm going to essentially punish myself by buying something more expensive/inferior/less enjoyable simply to "send a message" about something totally unrelated to the business.

    I'm not going to stop eating tasty tasty chicken because of being "shocked" that the resturant that closes every sunday gives charitable money to anti-gay organizations. I'm not going to stop buying cheap gas simply because it came from a country with a nutjob President. I'm not going to stop having tasty Hot Chocolate because a place lets people open-carry inside it's establishment.

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