Friday, February 25, 2005 I spent over four hours yesterday looking for some of these. We don’t need a thousand. We don’t need five hundred. We don’t even need two hundred and fifty. Brian uses them at work. He got about a dozen years ago from a company he dealt with who was going out of business. They implored him to take a full box of them, but he didn’t want to be greedy. Now, he wishes he had taken the box, because he used up the last of the pads he’d gotten and has had a really hard time replacing them. He’s using a pad now that is spiral bound and he absolutely hates it. It just doesn’t feel right in his pocket.
We don’t care if they’re already imprinted, that’s not a problem. I originally started looking for these last October and found a place who would sell us 250 for .54 each, which Brian said to go ahead and do it last night. Well, that offer no longer stands. *sigh*
So, if you could help us out, would you let me know?
Well, still no luck. I’ve tried office supply stores (like Office Depot and Staples…you can buy them at Staples, but there’s a minimum of more than we’d ever need) and specialty shops and even educational organizations with no luck. So, I’m about ready to give up.
Oh, by the way, don’t buy anything from the store I linked to above. I contacted them and although I did get a response, they weren’t helpful at all. Very blunt. So, don’t deal with them.
And, hey, if they happen to have a traffic counter where they can see who’s linking to them, and they check it out?
This is to Roy Lewis from Dianne
What a jerk.
Wait, there’s more!
He sent me another email when I responded to his “sorry can’t help you” message.
There is no need to have a hissy fit.
I replied to you in a polite, straight forward business like mannor.
We are in the bulk promotional items business, just as our web site states,
not onesy twosey stuff, nor do we give out our customer infomation.
Good luck with your online store.
Promotional Items, Inc.
A hissy fit? A hissy fit? If he considers my response a hissy fit, then he apparantly is ignorant in the ways of women. Or, he’s just being a male chauvinist pig, being as patronizing and condescending as possible. All I had asked was if there was any chance he could let me know of someone in the San Diego area who had used them, so that maybe I could contact them and see if I could score some memo books from them. It’s one of those things, you don’t know if you don’t ask, he didn’t have to get so snarky with me.
Oh, well. I responded to him again and now the mail from his company will be deleted before it ever reaches my computer.
Well, if you consider my response a “hissy fit” I can certainly consider your’s borderline rude.
You would have best just not responded at all. And this further response of yours, isn’t any better.
Just more fodder for my blog.
We’re done now, please don’t respond to this message. Thank you.
I’ve got a ton of pictures to put up, which I was working on when I got his mail. I’ll go involve myself in something much more pleasant than some internet asshole.