I Got Shacked

I Got ShackedThere is a weird law in the universe. The large the hurry you are in, the better the chance that the employee at Radio Shack will grill you on your phone plan on the way out the door. After being a joke for every comedians in the future about them asking about batteries, they switched from pimping batteries to grilling you about your phone.

I went to TWO other stores praying they would have the cable I KNEW Radio Shack had. I didn’t want to have to deal with the check out process. I’m happy with my phone. I know you sell phones. I know you sell toys. I know what you do. I see you advertising.

I really just want my change. I just got my phone. I won’t be upgrading any time soon. Neither will anyone of my friends, family, or co-workers. Can I please just have my change? How about handing me my receipt and letting me get out?

Let’s Create a Catch Phrase

When you are in a store, and they just won’t let you leave without hearing the hard sell you are “Getting Shacked.” If you are at the shoe store and they won’t let you leave without the hard pitch for socks, you are “Getting Shacked.” Let’s make this part of a vocabulary. “I got shacked!”

 

2 Comments (click here to leave a comment)

  1. Your Radio Shack experiences are so much different from mine. :D I usually have a very good experience at my local store. And… I’ve bought several ATT phones from them. Their warranty plan far outshines ATT’s own plan. They don’t bother me at all. Sorry you got shacked!

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