Saturday, 13 August 2016
WANT A RESTFUL NIGHT? THEN DON'T USE THIS COMPANY...
I've been needing a new bed and mattress for a while now,
so when the above leaflet came through my letterbox last week,
I decided to check it out on the night. I popped along to where
the 'event' was being held, and was slightly disconcerted to see a
couple of bored-looking guys in a small ante-room with a couple
of beds on display. However, the guy I spoke to seemed okay,
and the goods were at an acceptable price. And it was
'pay on delivery' so what could I lose?
My time, my bed, and the will to live as it turned out. On
the appointed day of delivery, I got a 'phone call from the guy
I'd spoken with a couple of nights before. They didn't have the
exact model I'd ordered in the colour I wanted, so would a one-
drawer divan be acceptable, instead of a two? It was ever-so-
slightly cheaper, so I was tempted, but decided to plump
for a different colour of the original model.
I threw out my old bed in the back garden to make room
for the new one. It was pouring of rain, so no way would it be
coming back into the house. A few hours later, I receive another
'phone call, with some cock-and-bull story about the warehouse
being closed and the delivery driver not having the key. I never
let the guy finish, as it was obvious where things were going.
"Just cancel it" I said, "I'll get one elsewhere!"
Without a word of a lie, when I ordered the bed, I had
half-a-notion that I'd be getting a 'phone call on the day with
some excuse-or-other as to why they couldn't deliver it. I'm a
natural cynic though, so I beat down the small voice in my nog-
gin and tried to be positive. On the day, that voice resurfaced,
so I wasn't surprised to be disappointed, as I'd half-expected
it. I was still disappointed at being disappointed though,
as I'm not too keen on sleeping on the floor.
My advice to you, should you ever receive one of
these leaflets from this company, is to bin it. Honestly,
you don't need the bleedin' hassle - nobody does.
Posted by Kid at Saturday, August 13, 2016