Sloaney Pony wrote: ↑
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:02 pm
Never engage with these chancers. One conversation and you are hooked !
One of my school friends at Cheltenham Ladies college was the illegitimate product of a vacuum cleaner salesman and a housewife. Talk about desperate!
You could say she was sucked in !
Ha! ... I've always suspected that goofy smile on Henry the Hoover!
But "Never engage" is a good maxim - also with those chancer "Knockers" that try and sell 10p dishcloths for £2.20 door-to-door
They are trained to keep you talking and wear you down - I got caught the other night by one and asked him straight away .. "Are you selling something?" he ignored the question and answered with a load of misleading flim flam about "job creation schemes" (Rubbish!) Ex offender schemes (false!) etc etc trying to be jokey and intimate... When I finally told him I don't buy at the door he went off in a huff muttering about ... "Wasting his time"!!!!!
I usually have a good look at who's at my door through a side window before opening but I was expecting someone and didn't take that precaution...followed by an "Oh ****" moment when I saw his black holdall that they all carry for their tat.
I shouldn't have said anything to him but "Sorry don''t want to waste your time but I NEVER buy anything at the door" - and closed the door sharpish ignoring his protests to "Just hear him out"