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I was talking to my wife today about how a great many people HATE being sold things.

Part of the reason is that most salespeople are all, "HEY! BUY SOME MORE USELESS CRAP!?!?" and not very "What can I do to help you, or make your experience here more pleasant?"

If you go to Whole Foods Market, all of the salespeople there are in the second category, which is why people enjoy shopping there even at the price points they charge.

That's a great widget you got there, one of our finest, let me ring you up.

Now... would you like the 24 month extended warranty? That widget is a piece of shit that is likely to catch fire the moment you bring it home.

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