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'High gas prices are threatening your re-election.'
"Now I wish the war had been about the oil."
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Train Ticket Robbery
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"Everywhere you look, there's a rate hike."
You want a scary Christmas story? I'll tell you how much my rail fare was to get here.
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"Such bargains on this side!"
"If the speed of light is increasing, then the electric company will probably raise its rates."
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Electric Price Shock
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'Eddie, my advice is to buy the stock now. If the company goes bankrupt, the stock will become a collector's item, and the price will soar!'
'Why can't they just say they've gone up?'
"Did you raise these yourself?"
Rising gas prices.
The cost of living.
'I find wealth impresses the Ladies. Try this it smells of Petrol.'
Tags:cost of living, rising prices, price increase, price increases, inflation, price hike, price hikes, petrol price, petrol prices, petrol taxes, taxation, fuel price, fuel prices, fuel tax, fuel taxes, motoring, oil companies, petrol tax, cars, transport, iran, middle east, petrol cost, petrol costs, perfume, perfumes, aftershave, aftershaves, cologne, colognes, status symbol, status symbols
'I remember when we only got sticker shock at car dealers.'
"Next year we can afford two weeks in Spain, or a drive around the block."
'We raised the price, so at least as far as we're concerned it's new and improved.'
'I feel your pain.'
When an airline raises its prices, is it called skyjacking?
"When a customer won't accept a price hike you're not going to convince them by holding your breath until you turn blue, stamping your feet, and crying."
Tags:customer, customers, customer service, customer services, price hike, price hikes, price, prices, salesmen, salesman, sales strategy, sales strategies, salespeople, salesperson, tantrum, tantrums, salesmanship, sales skill, sales skills, childishness, mentor, mentors, tip, tips, advice, good advice
'That's the stamps panic bought, what should we panic buy next.'
Summer Gas Price Hikes
"It's our new improved menu... same great food, twice the price."
"The price is up again? I hadn't noticed."