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'Keep your friends close and your enemies closer' blog discussion

This is the discussion to link on the back of Martin's “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” blog. Please read the blog first, as this discussion follows it.

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  • OK..... Enough is enough..... I cannot take another blog like that. :p

    Martin is not short of a bob or two now, so it's about time he employed someone to proof read his blogs in an effort to make them a little more coherent. :)

    "After a Tonight"? A random capital T for tonight? No capital b for Beelzebub? Spurious hyphens? Randomly placed inverted commas? I'm no Wordsworth, but poorly presented text detracts greatly from the content. Time to put your hand in your pocket Martin. :p

    Travel agents have never been particularly fond of me. In fact many seem to think I have the horns of beelzebub after a Tonight where I showed people how to haggle down the price.

    Which is why I found this bit taken from last weeks ‘Travel Trades Gazette’ - the travel industry magazine - particularly amusing…

    “Colchester Travel’s Paul Bennett takes a `know your enemy’ approach with his list as he reveals how he makes the most of consumer websites to get into the public’s mind.
    The MSE Dictionary
    Loophole - A word used to entice people to read clearly written Terms and Conditions.
    Rip Off - Clearly written Terms and Conditions.
    Terms and Conditions - Otherwise known as a loophole or a rip off.
  • He means the Tonight programme :)
  • Martin's “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” blog.
    how could you :o that's gwinnie's line


    tojo get your coat let's leave here DT beckons :rotfl:
  • Scooby64Scooby64 Forumite
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    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker
    I like to keep abreast of the latest techniques used against us, so I can counter in a way that is “outside their script”.

    I'd definately give Colchester Travel a miss. That's the kind of remark I'd expect from a "con man" referring to his "mark". Not a professional Travel Agent!:mad:
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