The Sweetwater Hate has got to Stop!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by mrboson, May 23, 2013.

  1. mrboson

    mrboson Tele-Afflicted

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    There is another thread going right now in which Sweetwater is being roasted alive, and the thread is just dripping with hate and vitriol. Just because they through in lemonheads instead of jolly ranchers?
     
  2. Martin R

    Martin R Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    If the local stores don't have what I need I go to Sweetwater. I've always been happy with the results and I like the idea of dealing with the same person over time.
     
  3. Bones

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    Do you guys get a little something extra from them for starting sweetwater threads here all the time?
     
  4. backalleyblues

    backalleyblues Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    No problems with Sweetwater here either... actually prefer them over the other online retailers! (to be fair, I've had decent luck with Musician's Friend too). I also agree on having the same salesperson-just bought a decent mic for recording, and I asked advice all around, including my SW rep...

    Where is this thread about roasting SW? I didn't see it...

    Franc Robert
     
  5. BritishBluesBoy

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    Threw. Not through...

    Just sayin'

    ;)

    And why does anything have to stop? The only people here who are allowed to make decisions like that are Paul and the rest of the mods...
     
  6. Bones

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    There isn't one.
     
  7. jkrischan

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    Who really cares if anyone likes or hates Sweetwater anyway? If you like them or hate them, the world keeps spinning
     
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    I only saw a very complimentary one a day or two ago. Unless this is an attempt to wind up creating a hate thread, like that Nickelback guy did?
     
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    Is there anywhere on their order form to indicate you are a diabetic?
     
  10. Tdub

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    I've bought a lot of stuff (a whole small studio) from Sweetwater and they have been top notch with everything.

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    Didn't see it either.

    The making up of a false premise just to promote something has got to stop.
     
  12. Jamie Black

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    I started the other Sweetwater about being really impressed with them, I did not see one example of hatred or vitriol. Is this what you speak of?
     
  13. Big John Studd

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    This is really going to piss some people off, but what the heck. I have purchased items online from Sweetwater, Elderly Instruments, Musicians Friend, zZounds, and Guitar Center, and I have had good experiences with all of them.
     
  14. Bones

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    yeah, I have never had a bad experience except getting ripped off by local shops when I was a kid and didn't know anything.
     
  15. Big John Studd

    Big John Studd Friend of Leo's

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    Yeah, me too. A used guitar store got me once. Same deal...I was a kid and didn't realize the guy was selling me a piece of junk. My brother was with me, and he shammed him too. Damn :(
     
  16. Hiker

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    This hate makes about as much sense as one bad experience making someone swear off an Internet (or mortar and brick) store.

    Ask yourself, are you an overreactor? :rolleyes: Let the buyer beware-not overreact!

    I got ripped off by a dishonest tire store manager, once. That didn't make the brand on the sign a ripoff, and it didn't guarantee that the jerk would be working there a month later, either.
     
  17. Frontier9

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    The Sweetwater Love has got to Stop!
     
  18. ddewerd

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    I think the OP was being a bit sarcastic

    If you haven't ever ordered from Sweetwater, here's the deal - you get an assigned sales person for all of your future orders, and they are very good about following up. But the candy joke is that when your box arrives, they throw in a few pieces of candy, like Bit o' Honey or Jolly Ranchers.

    I've bought a lot of stuff from them, always been satisfied.

    Cheers,
    Doug
     
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    Late Monday I sent an email to my contact at Sweetwater...case arrived yesterday...I sent it out today...what's not to love.

    I give the candy away though...
     
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    +1

    They pay better than Fill Echs does.

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