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Staples anyone??

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by timberfaller, May 30, 2013.

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  1. timberfaller

    timberfaller Well-Known Member

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    Read the Company's policy!!! If your a firearm owner, YOUR involved with Hate groups!!
     
  2. straightshooter1

    straightshooter1 Well-Known Member TS Supporters

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    I just unsubscribed from their emails/coupons/offers and they had a section to tell them why I was doing that. I did.

    Bob
     
  3. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    AHAHAHAHAHAHA.... Read this exchange of comments....

    Matthew Stump: <i>"Time to boycott Staples and put them out of business. In fact, I am boycotting Staples because they sell computers and computers are used in the child porn business, therefore Staples is an evil entity because they are contributing to child porn....."</i>

    Mary Gillespie Hatch: <i>"Are you insane or just janking our chains. I have a computer that has never been anywhere near child porn or any other porn for that manner, as does millions of other people. If that was meant as comedy, you need to be a little more open about it. A smiley face or something. Otherwise, you just seem a little off your rocker."</i>

    What Mary Gillespie Hatch does not seem to appreciate is that Matthew Stump simply substituted computers for firearms and child porn for violent crime. We law-abiding gun owners are constantly being blamed for the actions of criminals. He using juxtaposition to blame law-abiding computer owners for the actions of a few criminals. It went completely over her head.
     
  4. timberfaller

    timberfaller Well-Known Member

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    Just one of those LIV'S!!!

    Low Information Voters!
     
  5. pyrdek

    pyrdek Well-Known Member

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    Want to talk to the Staples Customer "Service" people? You can try 877-235-9088.

    I tried to get an answer from them yesterday via their Chat "Help" line. (in case you haven't figured it out, it wasn't much help.) Got shuffled from one agent to another. The answer from the first agent was, when asked if she could confirm or deny the policy listed in the article, " "No I cannot." When I pushed the issue a bit, she asked for a few minutes to check. Then her reply was to forward me to another agent.

    The second evaded answering my question which was "Thank you for your feedback. We respect your opinion on this issue. Staples values all of our customers and supports small businesses everywhere. We will take your feedback into account as we design future contests."

    Me: "Do you then confirm that the statement listed is an accure description of Staple's policy?"

    Agent "I am sorry, I cannot confirm or deny or provide any further comment on this. Please contact our corporate office at 1-877-235-9088 for further inquiry ."

    Me: Why do you evade answering?"

    Agent: "I apologize, I do not have information available on this issue. Please contact our corporate at 1-877-253-9088, they will be able to provide you further information."

    Me: "So I take it you do not have access to any company documents where this policy may be listed? That is not very forward think of management!"

    Me: "Since the phone number you list appears to be a fax machine, where is a voice line?"

    Agent: "I am sorry, it is 1-877-235-9088."

    I then called the new number only to hear that the office was closed. Maybe if you call you can get a better response.
     
  6. johnhefley

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    Reading the thread, I was ready to boycott Staples, call them, and cancel my Staples Rewards card.

    However, when I read the article, and the terms and conditions of their contest, I guess I can appreciate Staples' position.

    Think about the sh*tstorm THEY would endure if they awarded a $50,000 advertising campaign to a business that is related to a politically charged subject.

    Of course, there are LOTS of those, aren't there? I can think of a few that I'd rather NOT see win a contest like that. But most of those are also under the banner of "promotes any particular political agenda or message".

    So while we might get all twisted about this, just bear in mind that Staples has probably also disqulified the NAACP, Ku Klux Klan, The Rainbow Coalition, Move On.org, PETA, and others.

    Sometimes even we gun nuts get a little too sensitive sometimes...
    jh
     
  7. timberfaller

    timberfaller Well-Known Member

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    jh,

    It is not about being "too sensitive" its about enjoying being a American.

    "A Staples spokesperson confirmed to Fox News that they do not allow businesses that deal in firearms from entering the contest."

    That statement RIGHT there is what seals the deal with them in my book.

    What people need to do is go to your local Staples and ask to see where that "policy" is posted for customers to see that run ANY contest.

    If you believe in the "free enterprise system" and DENY "group" from purchasing your product, YOU need to post it. Just like restaurants who post "no shoes NO service".

    "Entry contains content that promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;"

    What Staples told the business owner was in simple terms is, you sell firearms/weapons you are in a illegal practice and because you sell firearms/weapons YOU further unsafe and dangerous practices.

    Staples NEEDS to get better educated and they will not get one more penny from me until that happens.

    That is what makes America GREAT, there are other stores that sell the same products that don't Discriminate against me.
     
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    darr Well-Known Member

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    I assure you Staple's did not disqualify the NAACP,The Rainbow Coalition, or PETA. Otherwise they would be accused of being racist, homophobic, animal killers. They can live with being anti-gun, constitution hating, leftists.



    Darr
     
  9. oskerspap12

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    No thanks...........I prefer thumbtacks
     
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