Javelin MegaDork
May 3, 2013 9:32 p.m.

We've been working on this big local account for years and I wanted to cold-turkey my way in the front door and everybody at the office said I didn't have a chance. Well I went anyways late this afternoon hoping for a sympathetic and bored employee. Guy walking out and locking the place up does a triple take as I rumble into the parking lot. Turns out he owns a 1970 AMC Javelin Mark Donohue edition! We chatted AMC's for a bit and I showed him the engine and he invited me back first thing Monday to talk to the Ops Manager. HA HA!

I told SWMBO but she won't give me credit until they place an order.

Datsun310Guy UberDork
May 3, 2013 9:38 p.m.
Javelin wrote: .......but she won't give me credit until they place an order.

No, when they pay the invoice......

FranktheTank Reader
May 3, 2013 10:00 p.m.

Gotta love finding car guys in strange places. One of our sewer project contractors has two garages with different 55 Chevys.

The_Jed Dork
May 4, 2013 9:41 a.m.

That is a beautiful thing!

poopshovel UltimaDork
May 4, 2013 9:44 a.m.

Sweet dude! Angry has a good story about landing his job with a Hong Norr t-shirt

May 4, 2013 10:04 a.m.

sweet... and good luck on finalizing...

GameboyRMH UltimaDork
May 4, 2013 1:27 p.m.

Much like the story of getting a Lotus in the Bond movies...the movie bigwigs wouldn't give Lotus the time of day, so they stripped the badges off a car and parked it out front of the studio, and everyone came out to look. Then the same bigwigs came out and asked what this car was...

Strizzo UberDork
May 4, 2013 3:53 p.m.

Just remember your abc's: Always Be Closing

Brett_Murphy SuperDork
May 4, 2013 5:44 p.m.

... because coffee is for closers.

spitfirebill UberDork
May 4, 2013 6:14 p.m.
Datsun310Guy wrote:
Javelin wrote: .......but she won't give me credit until they place an order.

No, when they pay the invoice......

No, when the check clears.

AngryCorvair PowerDork
May 6, 2013 9:22 a.m.
poopshovel wrote: Sweet dude! Angry has a good story about landing his job with a Hong Norr t-shirt

i believe the exact words were "If you can survive a weekend with the Hongs, you're just the kind of guy we're looking for. They seem like a dangerous bunch."

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