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That because it's fear driven, most people are scared of car salespeople because they don't understand the process of negotiating. Why do you think most people like to go to Best Buy versus say Joe's Theater Screens and Trinkets?
Last time I went to Best Buy I scared the sales clerck (they are not salespeople) when I asked what would be his best price. He called his manager and she told me this was not a flea market. Oh well!

A little advise: take that fucking ski mask off the next time you are in Best Buy!
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That because it's fear driven, most people are scared of car salespeople because they don't understand the process of negotiating.
I can tell you, from my experience with car salesmen, it's NOT fear driven. It's 'I can't stand their bullshit' driven. I know how it all works and it's funny to me when a car salesperson thinks they're pulling the wool over my eyes. 99 times out of 100, the car salesman knows the best price they can do on a car. They just try to wear you down to get you to pay more by visiting the sales manager's office. I guess that's fair if the consumer is dumb enough to fall for it. When I bought my 99 ML430 over 3 years ago, I told the car salesman he had 3 chances to get a price that I was willing to pay and I had exactly one hour to fool with him. It's amazing what get's done in about 45 minutes when the salesman is motivated to push it through. The last one I bought, I made an offer and they accepted. Sold!

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