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Texas Salesmanship

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Eddie C., Jun 3, 2003.

  1. Eddie C.

    Eddie C. Administrator Moderator CLM

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    Texas Salesmanship
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    > >
    > > A young guy from Texas moves to California & goes to
    > > a big department store
    > > looking for a job. The manager says, "Do you have
    > > any sales experience?"
    > >
    > > The kid says, "Yeah, I was a salesman back home in
    > > Texas."
    > >
    > > Well, the boss liked the kid so he gave him the job.
    > > "You start tomorrow.
    > > I'll come down after we close & see how you did."
    > >
    > > His first day on the job was rough but he got
    > > through it.
    > >
    > > After the store was locked up, the boss came down.
    > >
    > > "How many sales did you make today?"
    > >
    > > Kid says, "one."
    > >
    > > The boss says, "Just one? Our sales people average
    > > 20 or 30 sales a day.
    > > How much was the sale for?"
    > >
    > > The kid says, "$101,237.64."
    > >
    > > Boss says, "101,237.64? What in the world did you
    > > sell??"
    > >
    > > Kid says, "First I sold him a small fish hook. Then
    > > I sold him a medium
    > > fish hook. Then I sold him a larger fish hook.
    > > Then I sold him a new
    > > fishing rod. Then I asked him where he was going
    > > fishing & he said down at
    > > the coast, so I told him he was gonna need a boat.
    > > So we went down to the
    > > boat department & I sold him that twin engine Chris
    > > Craft. Then he said he
    > > didn't think his Honda Civic would pull it, so I
    > > took him down to the
    > > automotive department & sold him that 4X4 Blazer."
    > >
    > > The boss said, "A guy came in here to buy a fish
    > > hook & you sold him a boat
    > > & a truck?"
    > >
    > > Kid says, "No, he came in here to buy a box of
    > > tampons for his wife, so I
    > > said, 'Well, your weekend's shot, you might as well
    > > go fishing'."
    > >
     
  2. str8shootr623

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    THATS A GOOD ONE
     
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    Oldie but Goodie.
     
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    Aint that the truth;f