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Topic # 114618 25-Feb-2013 19:55 Send private message

It has come to this...
Bad, terrible puns. Sad DSE, sad.

http://xkcd.com/282/

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  Reply # 770095 25-Feb-2013 20:54 Send private message

For those who in the future will be clueless on what paulmilkbank is on... This is from DSE web site now:







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  Reply # 770116 25-Feb-2013 21:22 Send private message

'It is VITAL that my train arrives on time!!'

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  Reply # 770132 25-Feb-2013 21:43 Send private message

I hope Dick Smith goes bust. It would suck for their staff and I wouldn't wish that on anyone, but the corporate muppets that have run it into the ground need a kick in the, well, dick.

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  Reply # 770139 25-Feb-2013 21:49 Send private message

Went to DSE last weekend looking for a converter to 19v. Couldn't find it but they had pink hair dryers.




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  Reply # 770143 25-Feb-2013 21:55 Send private message

freitasm: Went to DSE last weekend looking for a converter to 19v. Couldn't find it but they had pink hair dryers.


I never go there for that reason now, there's no reason to - it's now Jaycar, shame the corps have turned it into any other MMR.




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  Reply # 770149 25-Feb-2013 21:57 Send private message

freitasm: Went to DSE last weekend looking for a converter to 19v. Couldn't find it but they had pink hair dryers.


Went in looking for a sim converter from micro to normal. Nope.

Way overpriced cameras - plenty. Wont pricematch because "it might be parallel imported and different" - Yup, plenty of those.

Logitech mouse at twice the PBtech price - Yup, had that.

Overpriced computer monitors - Heaps.

Overpriced TV's. Limited selection

Ignorant rude person behind the till that doesnt deserve to be called a salesperson. Yeah. 2 of them, talking to each other ignoring people in the shop.




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  Reply # 770151 25-Feb-2013 21:58 Send private message

What's worse, is the background vocals: "Dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick"...




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  Reply # 770154 25-Feb-2013 22:00 Send private message

Its almost like they used a bunch of teenage boys as a focus group for marketing ideas..

"Dicks are funny.. Heh Heh.... You should do dick jokes in all the advertising... Heh Heh...."




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  Reply # 770155 25-Feb-2013 22:01 Send private message

muppet: I hope Dick Smith goes bust. It would suck for their staff and I wouldn't wish that on anyone, but the corporate muppets that have run it into the ground need a kick in the, well, dick.


But wasn't it sold recently to another company? Hate those new tv ads, they think some blond woman reading out the deals will sell things.

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  Reply # 770157 25-Feb-2013 22:03 Send private message

Yes, they were sold.




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  Reply # 770158 25-Feb-2013 22:03 Send private message

I find it laughable that they are trying to sell daily tech deals with TV ad's.

What ever happened to that last daily deal on TV crowd that jumped in back when daily deals were new and hip?




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  Reply # 770195 25-Feb-2013 23:18 Send private message

Apparently they're now making pricing / buying decisions out of Auckland and not Aussie, so they should be a little more 'on the ball' price wise. But maybe not...
The identity crisis still remains though.
No property portfolio, no apparent game plan, no future?

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  Reply # 770211 26-Feb-2013 00:26 Send private message

A decent plasma tv at $799 and a reasonable entry level sony smartphone for $99 aren't too bad deals, even if theres a cringeworthy marketing campaign around it (which seems to get people talking from what ive seen)

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  Reply # 770215 26-Feb-2013 03:23 Send private message

Bought a computer screen for DSE a while ago. Asked what connectivity it had and they replied "There's a plug for power and one for the computer".

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  Reply # 770216 26-Feb-2013 03:24 Send private message

 
Hate those new tv ads, they think some blond woman reading out the deals will sell things.


Um...yes?

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