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Re: Argos

Post by Mr Smith » Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:52 pm

martymont wrote:. Unless yours was hand made by Tibetan artisans high in the Himalayas with using gold and other materials like everybody elses will have been made in China. :lol:
The vast majority of washing machine and fridges sold in the UK are made in Italy.
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Re: Argos

Post by sherri » Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:56 pm

I looked at a lot of washing machines a few years back and what I noticed was that the key to quality, features & finish was (unfortunately) often reflected in the price tag, rather than the retailer as such.
So once you know what brand and model you want, it's just a matter of finding which retailer will give you the best deal for it.

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Re: Argos

Post by champion. » Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:05 pm

whip wrote:One would never lower one's standards to even contemplate dealing with a 3rd rate shop.
The embarrassment factor is not worth the shame.

Still, I suppose some cannot afford to purchase item's in more up market retail shop's.
The lower class must shop some where I suppose.

Argos :lol: such dread.
I was in the supermarket the other day and saw these and thought which one would suit you Whip me owld mucker.... :wink:
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Re: Argos

Post by sherri » Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:44 pm

Lash out and buy him one of each, Champ! :wink:

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Re: Argos

Post by champion. » Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:00 am

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Re: Argos

Post by J Jackson » Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:00 pm

anna wrote:I went to our South Shields Argos Store,and picked a Washing Machine i wanted to buy,i wrote down my order and went to cashier desk to pay for it,i was asked all the expected questions,post code ,house num,name and how i wanted to pay,i said cash..as i was counting my money out,she started looking for a time slot for my delivery on her computer,she then asked me for my phone num :? well i can never remember my number or anybody elses,and i had left my phone,in my car ,which was parked near the town hall..she said im sorry i carnt sell you this item without a phone number :shock: so i said i can ring you with my number as soon as i get back to my car ? No was her reply ,i thought she was having me on,she had all my details,i was paying cash ,what the hell diffrence did it make if i didnt have my phone num ? i couldn’t belive they refused to sell me a washer without a phone num,and then refused to let me ring in with my num when i got back to my car.......my first plan was to go to SilverLINK Currys,but i seen the same washer in Argos and thought i would rather spend my money in my home town,as its dying a death down there....well stuff it ,Silverlink got my pennys :D ......moral of the story...dont leave my phone in the bloody car again.

You should of ran to the phone box outside the metro station,I’m sure your numbers stuck on the side of the phone, listed under “naughty nurse open all hours” ! :D

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Post by champion. » Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:20 pm

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Post by gnads » Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:11 am

martymont wrote:Whip your washing machine may have came from an upmarket retailer ( with a high mark up ) for suckers but it will still be one of the generic names Hotpoint, Zanussi, Creda etc. Unless yours was hand made by Tibetan artisans high in the Himalayas with using gold and other materials like everybody elses will have been made in China. :lol:
Got the pretender in one Marty.

Even his Hyundai SUV is made in China :P
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Re: Argos

Post by whip » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:39 pm

champion. wrote:
whip wrote:One would never lower one's standards to even contemplate dealing with a 3rd rate shop.
The embarrassment factor is not worth the shame.

Still, I suppose some cannot afford to purchase item's in more up market retail shop's.
The lower class must shop some where I suppose.

Argos :lol: such dread.
I was in the supermarket the other day and saw these and thought which one would suit you Whip me owld mucker.... :wink:
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Re: Argos

Post by whip » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:54 pm

martymont wrote:Whip your washing machine may have came from an upmarket retailer ( with a high mark up ) for suckers but it will still be one of the generic names Hotpoint, Zanussi, Creda etc. Unless yours was hand made by Tibetan artisans high in the Himalayas with using gold and other materials like everybody elses will have been made in China. :lol:
The machine that stands in the outer wash room is a well known make.
I just did not have the need for bargains.

Those who can only command the minimum wage go for bargains.
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Post by sherri » Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:35 pm

It's an interesting concept.

I was reading that the truly wealthy don't always lead an ostentatious lifestyle. They might have a middle of the range home, with a middle of the range car, because they refuse to spend too much on those sorts of things, they would rather save.

I wouldn't know, myself. I am not old or new wealth, I am afraid. :D

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Re: Argos

Post by Globalmyths » Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:12 am

sherri wrote:It's an interesting concept.

I was reading that the truly wealthy don't always lead an ostentatious lifestyle. They might have a middle of the range home, with a middle of the range car, because they refuse to spend too much on those sorts of things, they would rather save.

I wouldn't know, myself. I am not old or new wealth, I am afraid. :D
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Re: Argos

Post by whip » Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:58 pm

sherri wrote:It's an interesting concept.

I was reading that the truly wealthy don't always lead an ostentatious lifestyle. They might have a middle of the range home, with a middle of the range car, because they refuse to spend too much on those sorts of things, they would rather save.

I wouldn't know, myself. I am not old or new wealth, I am afraid. :D
We lead a modest life style.
Ok we head off to France a lot where the culture is by far better than that in England.
England is turning into a sink hole '' Sewer '' fast.

One can only feel sorry for those who have to clean toilets etc for a living.
I don't think even they get the minimum wage for doing such lowly jobs.

I guess some folk cannot be too choosy.
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Re: Argos

Post by tedster » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:52 pm

have wagon drivers came up in the world or something,, last i heard they were just above the min wage?

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Re: Argos

Post by Mr Smith » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:57 pm

tedster wrote:have wagon drivers came up in the world or something,, last i heard they were just above the min wage?
He's a pensioner now Ted ;)
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Re: Argos

Post by whip » Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:32 pm

tedster wrote:have wagon drivers came up in the world or something,, last i heard they were just above the min wage?
I done years of HGV driving and not at the minimum wage.
I do not shop argos, I leave that 3rd rate store to the poor and needy.
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Re: Argos

Post by max Headroom » Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:08 pm

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Re: Argos

Post by freon » Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:26 pm

Whats HGV? hope its not heavy goods vehicle because you wouldn't know
what a real load was
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Re: Argos

Post by whip » Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:26 pm

freon wrote:Whats HGV? hope its not heavy goods vehicle because you wouldn't know
what a real load was
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Yes HGV means heavy goods vehicle. Well done =D>
Yes I drove them for a canny few years.
Yes highways and byways and even over rough terrain.
Big loads small loads some as big as your head.

No never once did I deliver to Argos.

I suggest you get your facts right before you condemn lad.
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Re: Argos

Post by anna » Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:37 pm

J Jackson wrote:

You should of ran to the phone box outside the metro station,I’m sure your numbers stuck on the side of the phone, listed under “naughty nurse open all hours” ! :D
thats an old one,i moved into Dom years ago :D ..cheeky git! :twisted:

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