Holiday Sale Hype Beware

Discussion in 'Engine & Drivetrain' started by Way Motor Works, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Way Motor Works

    Way Motor Works New Member

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    Just want to caution MINI owners not to get sucked into the Holiday sale hype. As with every year everyone is having their whatever sale. But just cause a part is cheaper doesn't mean "you should give it a try" or "it's such a good deal I couldn't pass it up." This is how MINI owners get burnt with parts they are unhappy with longterm.

    Do your research and buy what you want or buy the best, don't compromise.

    I'm sick of sales taking away from the real meaning of the holidays. Be thankful for what we have, cherish your family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving to all.:D
     
  2. lotsie

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    And there should be a law, NO CHRISTMAS MUSIC, till after Thanksgiving.

    Mark
     
  3. Alan

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    I say no Christmas anything till December.

     
  4. Crashton

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    Thanks Way. Yep hate all the hype. It is everywhere for sure. On the sewing site it is quite rampant. Thankfully here it is not.

    No Christmas music until December FTW!
     
  5. cooperjet

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    I COMPLETELY agree! I think one channel here has been playing it since the beginning of November.
     
  6. AXO

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    Who are you refering to?
     
  7. Crashton

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    Don't know what station it is. I listen to XM almost exclusively.

    I see this is your first post. Welcome to MA! :Thumbsup:
     
  8. Justa Jim

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    I could not agree more. Every holiday is rushed and stuff is on the shelves for the next one before the current one is even here. No Christmas music until December and I hate sales, because they involve lots of people, which means no good place to park, which means my MINI is in danger. Don't get me wrong, I like people, just not in mases. :eek6:

    Jim
     
  9. Professor

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    Great advice good sir ;)
     
  10. Rixter

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    Here in Vancouver, not one, but two FM stations are full on Christmas music already for 2 weeks :eek6:

    My wife loves it. She loves the whole Christmas season, but if she had her way on Dec 26th, the tree would be down. That's where usurp male dominance and ensure it stays up til at least Jan 1st :lol:
     
  11. jiminni

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    I don't have a problem with Christmas music anytime of the year, because it's not about the music it's about the content and if that's what you believe then you should like the message it brings anytime :D Now I do have a problem with some stations that play it for the commercialism aspect of it.
     
  12. jiminni

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    So I could assume you are not putting your OS Giken clutch kit on sale then :sad: :lol:
     
  13. Way Motor Works

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    FREE shipping now:D
     
  14. Way Motor Works

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    Glad to see most MINI vendors aren't still whoring themselves out for this made up holiday cyber monday.
     
  15. beken

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    If you can do free shipping to Canada, Way, I'd likely be frequenting your site more often....and not just at Christmas (only if I can get it past my wife though). :rolleyes5:

    Have a great Christmas season.
     
  16. KittyMini

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    MINI folk are pretty smart :ihih:
     
  17. Crashton

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    Yep all is quiet on the MA front while the hawking/whoring of wares still runs rampant on the sewing site.

    Thanks for looking out for us, but as KittyMINI said we are a smart bunch. :ihih:
     
  18. hiyoslvr

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    Well said, Way! I completely agree.
     
  19. maacodale

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    "MOST" of us a pretty smart, but like P.T. Barnum said, "There's a sucker born every minute"! I always worry about a lot of the newer MINI owners being done in by all the hype.

    Not that there aren't some good deals out there, just buy smart. And if you're a newbie, ASK QUESTIONS HERE FIRST!
     

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