3 Things Better About Toolstation

Discussion in 'Just Talk' started by goldenboy, Apr 30, 2018.

  1. goldenboy

    goldenboy Super Member

    Free tea for all. Not just for lightbulb changers and soil pipe bandits.

    Catalogue is easier to read. Too many "inserts" in the Screwfix one.

    Less weekend warriors asking to see a million different screws before purchasing
     
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  2. Jimmycloutnail

    Jimmycloutnail Screwfix Select

    I’ve never understood why puddles and sparks have there own vip area in screwfix :mad:
     
  3. Would that be for the Gardeners.
     
  4. Paulie1412

    Paulie1412 Active Member

    It’s so when sparks argue bout which reg is relevant to queueing they don’t get in the way of other customers
     
  5. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    This thread will soon disappear.:D

    If it lasts an hour we will be lucky, SF Pete is always lurking...:rolleyes:
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2018
  6. fillyboy

    fillyboy Screwfix Select

    12 minutes and counting.
     
  7. goldenboy

    goldenboy Super Member

    I presume it is so when Rogue Traders want to film a cowboy they know where to go?
     
  8. Jimmycloutnail

    Jimmycloutnail Screwfix Select

    Dom’s Just stood behind the counter where no one can see him
     
  9. goldenboy

    goldenboy Super Member

    "I am just off to get a part madam, its a difficult one to source too unfortunately"

    "Has someone been fiddling with this boiler?"

    "I know its working ok, but it just doesnt meet the updated regs"

    "Sadly its the lack of an upstairs earth that is causing this outdoor socket to not work correctly. Now I have touched it I will have to bring it up to regs"
     
  10. goldenboy

    goldenboy Super Member

    Sad news about his recent demise. dom.jpg
     
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  11. fillyboy

    fillyboy Screwfix Select

  12. Paulie1412

    Paulie1412 Active Member

    Then I’ll come back next year to tell you the regs have changed
     
  13. Jimmycloutnail

    Jimmycloutnail Screwfix Select

    My like is not an endorsement of heightism ;)
     
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  14. goldenboy

    goldenboy Super Member

    Sadly true.
     
  15. DIYDave.

    DIYDave. Screwfix Select

    TS prices versus SF (on a lot of items when comparing exactly like for like) o_O
     
  16. goldenboy

    goldenboy Super Member

    A lot of difference too.
     
  17. Paulie1412

    Paulie1412 Active Member

    Not being told it’s out of stock
     
  18. Jimmycloutnail

    Jimmycloutnail Screwfix Select

    Or asked for I’d or email address when you go there everyday
     
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  19. Sparkielev

    Sparkielev Screwfix Select

    Getting a voucher for if you spend £1000000 you will get 10p off your next purchase
     
  20. Isitreally

    Isitreally Super Member

    Items mainly in stock.

    Staff that understand products.

    Click and collect that means that, not having to wait in a queue defeating the object of click and collect.

    And many more things, that have stopped me from using SF anymore.
     
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