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Autozone employee RANT

Discussion in 'Military' started by Zac808, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM
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    Zac808

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    I went autozone today to pick up a Duralast Gold battery for my truck. Took the battery up to the counter and here's how it went:

    Employee: Is that it?
    Me: Yep, oh yeah, military as well(as I pull out my military ID)
    Employee: Are you asking me or telling me for a discount?
    Me: (shocked) Yes
    Emlpoyee: Military discount is a courtesy we offer and we don't have to.
    Me: Silent biting my tongue and resisting the urge to come across the counter in bash his head into the fkn car battery:frusty:.

    I couldn't believe he had the balls to say that to me. I know it's not a right, but c'mon, don't be a dick. Especially, since I just got back home from deployment less than two weeks ago.
     
  2. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:26 PM
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    Hopefully you told him to go f himself and left promptly.
     
  3. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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    Call his manager. If that gets you nowhere, call HIS manager. Then call corporate.

    That's bullshit.

    Thank you for your service.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    06TACOFIREMAN

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    yeah they offer a fire dept discount but only if i go in the store in uniform. thats the way it is everywhere we get a discount. some people are dicks like that we usually just bite our tongues and use a competitor next time. try advanced auto
     
  5. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    tacomalex

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    I would have replied, "Actually, I'm telling you to let me speak with your manager."
     
  6. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:29 PM
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    Say "ive killed men for walking infront of me... make my day asshole" then walk out :cool:
     
  7. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:31 PM
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    Thats grimey man. What a dick.
     
  8. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:31 PM
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    Screw that! Military discount is the ONLY reason I go there. What a dick....
     
  9. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:33 PM
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    My solution to any situation like that, is to simply never spend my money there, ever again. I don't even let them know why by asking for a manager. It would give them the message that I care about them enough to remedy the situation. My 2 cents. I'm grateful for you service.
     
  10. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:34 PM
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    I hope you walked out. Thank you for your service!
    Oh and I am one that will talk to everyone until it gets taken care of. If I owned a buisness and one of my employees did such a thing I would hope someone would let me know, and I'd gladly take care of it. Obviously the owners support the Armed forces because they offer a discount.
     
  11. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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    What a peckerhead. Does he just not respect military? Its not like giving the discount is costing him money.
     
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    Fuck him.
     
  13. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:40 PM
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    I wanted to reply "Well, the discount is from corporate, so you can kiss my a$$.

    I hate that crap. There's a bunch of food joints that give military/fire/emt/police discount, but only in uniform

    I'm pretty sure he was the night time manager


    I was in there 2 hours prior buying brake pads for my Matrix and the daytime manager saw my ID in my wallet and brought up the discount when I completely overlooked it.
     
  14. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:40 PM
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    That's bullshit man I was a manager for 3 years in a store in new Mexico I never had this happen man dnt let one asshole make you chose a competitor not all workers of autozone are like this
     
  16. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    Me: Yep, oh yeah, military as well(as I pull out my military ID)


    Not the way to do it . That's on you .
     
  17. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    Haven't been there in 2 years. They treat anyone like crap there. I go to O'reillys or Advanced before them. Oh, and my neighbor is the manager at Autozone. Autozone, Menards and starbucks are my places I won't go.
     
  18. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:49 PM
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    Signed letter to their corporate office relating your experience with the address of the store in question will bring interesting results your way, informing the following sites of the same will help your fellow service members make decisions of where to spend their money as well.

    http://www.military.com/discounts/

    http://www.militaryspot.com/discounts/

    I had a manager of a Home Depot store tell me that they do not offer a military discount and never will. I wrote a letter to their corporate office regaling the tale informing them that I no longer had any interest in doing business with them due to this policy and received a very prompt apology with a clarification of what their true military discount policy is in reply with a sizable Home Depot gift card to spend on my next trip. Upon that next trip I noticed that the general manager picture on the board up front had a different face on it.
     
  19. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    but.... you save big money at Menards :confused:

    HA! I kid, I kid

    OP, ya should have just smiled, put away your wallet and walked out.
     
  20. Feb 26, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    Really? You think I should have asked. "Hey, do you guys offer military discount?" But, I already know they do. If I know a place has military discount, I usually just show my ID.

    Is there a politically correct way to ask for the military discount? I'm open to new ideas.
     
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