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Old 25 July 2023, 09:59 AM   #1
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Went my AD today and they insinuated they might start asking for tips

Anyone else hear this.
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Old 25 July 2023, 10:16 AM   #2
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The last piece I bought I fully expected to be handed an iPad with a 20% service charge pre-selected.
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Old 25 July 2023, 10:23 AM   #3
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My AD told me the main benefactor of the Hans W trust is pushing for this and he will somehow manage to get all the tips himself....
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I was told his name was Chewie or CJ for short




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Old 25 July 2023, 10:25 AM   #4
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I've pretty much been priced out of the market, because I set a limit on how much I'd spend on a watch, when I started buying Rolex watches.

I paid MSRP back when everyone was getting discounts, but I was good with that, because the AD owner got me a couple of watches I couldn't have gotten without his expertise, honesty, and knowledge.

The one thing I've never done is pay a premium on new watches and I won't start now. It hardly matters though, because the MSRP on Rolex and many others has risen above my arbitrarily-imposed limit.

That's good with me, because I like my collection pretty much the way it is. I feel very fortunate to have gotten the bug when I did.
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Old 25 July 2023, 01:06 PM   #5
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I've pretty much been priced out of the market, because I set a limit on how much I'd spend on a watch, when I started buying Rolex watches.

I paid MSRP back when everyone was getting discounts, but I was good with that, because the AD owner got me a couple of watches I couldn't have gotten without his expertise, honesty, and knowledge.

The one thing I've never done is pay a premium on new watches and I won't start now. It hardly matters though, because the MSRP on Rolex and many others has risen above my arbitrarily-imposed limit.

That's good with me, because I like my collection pretty much the way it is. I feel very fortunate to have gotten the bug when I did.




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Old 28 July 2023, 05:37 AM   #6
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I've pretty much been priced out of the market, because I set a limit on how much I'd spend on a watch, when I started buying Rolex watches.

I paid MSRP back when everyone was getting discounts, but I was good with that, because the AD owner got me a couple of watches I couldn't have gotten without his expertise, honesty, and knowledge.

The one thing I've never done is pay a premium on new watches and I won't start now. It hardly matters though, because the MSRP on Rolex and many others has risen above my arbitrarily-imposed limit.

That's good with me, because I like my collection pretty much the way it is. I feel very fortunate to have gotten the bug when I did.
me too
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Old 25 July 2023, 10:35 AM   #7
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Old 25 July 2023, 10:51 AM   #8
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Dang Chewie. That started back when the AD's realized a certain group would purchase a crazy amount of high margin, slow moving jewelry that they didn't need or want, just to be on an imaginary "list". Genius marketing by some AD's.
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Old 25 July 2023, 10:53 AM   #9
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Old 25 July 2023, 11:23 AM   #10
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Yeah, I told them don’t buy pork bellies.
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Old 25 July 2023, 11:33 AM   #11
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Oh, now I get it. That's why their credit card machine asked me if I wanted to give 15, 18, or 20 percent gratuity when I slid my card into the machine.
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Old 25 July 2023, 11:35 AM   #12
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I think you misunderstood… it’s trips not tips :-)


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Old 25 July 2023, 11:42 AM   #13
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Just the tips?
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Old 25 July 2023, 12:26 PM   #14
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Old 25 July 2023, 12:40 PM   #15
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I think Chewie is referencing stock tips.
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Old 25 July 2023, 01:27 PM   #16
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This is the very reason why i always keep a C note rolled up my sleeve cuff.
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Old 25 July 2023, 02:08 PM   #17
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It was tips. As in gratuity. My god you’re all sick!
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Old 25 July 2023, 02:10 PM   #18
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A nice shrink-wrapped tri-tip isn‘t a bad gift compared to many of the other ways people debase themselves.
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Old 25 July 2023, 05:14 PM   #19
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I am confused, is it a serious thread or a joke kind a thing :D
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Old 25 July 2023, 05:35 PM   #20
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I am confused, is it a serious thread or a joke kind a thing :D
Of course it’s a serious thread. Issue is this forum is full of lunatics!!!
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Old 25 July 2023, 05:20 PM   #21
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no problem. I will tip my AD 100 dollars if they offer me the le mans daytona.
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Old 25 July 2023, 06:06 PM   #22
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Old 25 July 2023, 07:13 PM   #23
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You don't tip already? That's mean. These people need to eat.
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