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whathehell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-01-11 10:14 AM
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60. I know about that, Bluestate10
but it's not practical for everyone to buy online, especially clothing.

It shouldn't be expecting too much of American stores to sell American made clothing.
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  -Today - I asked for a customer service representative that was located in the US MsFlorida  Dec-31-10 09:11 PM   #0 
  - good for you!  davidinalameda   Dec-31-10 09:13 PM   #1 
  - K&R.  Brickbat   Dec-31-10 09:16 PM   #2 
  - +1  Anakin Skywalker   Dec-31-10 09:21 PM   #3 
  - Tweener.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-31-10 09:25 PM   #4 
  - I got a hang-up. The call was VOIP to India and transferred back to the US...  DCKit   Dec-31-10 09:53 PM   #5 
  - What were you in for?  postulater   Dec-31-10 10:24 PM   #6 
  - Good for you...  OhioChick   Dec-31-10 10:28 PM   #7 
  - What was the CSR doing time for? n/t  Foo Fighter   Dec-31-10 10:55 PM   #8 
  - Yes, Apple makes the majority...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-31-10 11:10 PM   #9 
  - There's a very large call center in Raleigh, NC as well, with...  WorseBeforeBetter   Jan-02-11 12:10 PM   #146 
  - You do realise most clothes Americans buy are made "offshore" as well?  Violet_Crumble   Dec-31-10 11:14 PM   #10 
  - Wouldn't it make more sense to ask for a local CSR rather than one in the US?  REP   Jan-01-11 12:54 AM   #14 
  - I don't care who I talk to as long as they deal with what I'm ringing about...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-01-11 02:07 AM   #19 
  - Wow, you assume no accent means local? Where do you live?  Bluenorthwest   Jan-01-11 09:02 AM   #44 
  - Australia. n/t  whathehell   Jan-01-11 10:04 AM   #56 
  - Well, it's more than just locals v foreigners.  sabrina 1   Jan-01-11 04:41 PM   #118 
  - I'm not sure  whathehell   Jan-01-11 08:27 AM   #40 
  - I think by now most of us here, are in fact aware of this little datum.  TheMadMonk   Jan-01-11 01:14 AM   #16 
  - What do you mean 'intelligible person'?  Violet_Crumble   Jan-01-11 02:11 AM   #20 
     - I worked with a Scotsman once..  Fumesucker   Jan-01-11 05:57 AM   #23 
     - intelligible: understandable  nannah   Jan-01-11 12:07 PM   #83 
  - We know it better than you do, Violet..Unlike yourself who has  whathehell   Jan-01-11 07:51 AM   #31 
  - Go online to shop.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 09:49 AM   #52 
     - I know about that, Bluestate10  whathehell   Jan-01-11 10:14 AM   #60 
        - We have to force brick and mortal retailers to offer USA made products.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 10:38 AM   #68 
  - I am buying my clothing from mainland USA sources.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 09:41 AM   #51 
  - Violet  trud   Jan-01-11 09:59 AM   #55 
  - I have started exclusively buying only USA made clothing.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 10:57 AM   #71 
     - thanks, bluestate  trud   Jan-01-11 12:20 PM   #87 
     - Thanks for all the links! n/t  MuseRider   Jan-01-11 12:25 PM   #90 
     - Some of us really need to try on clothes  SheilaT   Jan-01-11 01:09 PM   #94 
  - hahahaha  timo   Jan-01-11 10:36 AM   #67 
  - Thanks for typing what I was thinking.  SammyWinstonJack   Jan-01-11 05:29 PM   #123 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-01-11 11:47 AM   #77 
  - What do purchase American made textiles  sulphurdunn   Jan-01-11 12:11 PM   #84 
  - Sometimes it's hard to have 100% American  DissedByBush   Jan-01-11 05:10 PM   #122 
  - I've been calling and asking for (non-feather) bed pillows made in the U.S.  marybourg   Jan-01-11 07:14 PM   #126 
  - It's pointless trying not to buy something made outside of the U.S.  Honeycombe8   Jan-01-11 07:55 PM   #130 
  - Moen has the best customer service I've seen  NBachers   Jan-01-11 12:02 AM   #11 
  - My husband likes Moen products  PSzymeczek   Jan-01-11 03:42 PM   #109 
  - great idea! I am not a fan of outsourcing.  tigereye   Jan-01-11 12:34 AM   #12 
  - If we had to pay for the products we buy daily at American wage levels...  Speck Tater   Jan-01-11 12:53 AM   #13 
  - ...or we could insist all workers be paid a living wage  REP   Jan-01-11 01:00 AM   #15 
  - Thank you, REP....That is what we should be aiming for. n/t  whathehell   Jan-01-11 08:10 AM   #35 
  - I think that's it in a nutshell so to speak..  Fruittree   Jan-01-11 05:43 AM   #22 
  - Oxymoron  Speed8098   Jan-01-11 09:11 AM   #45 
     - I absolutely want this country to be able to produce  Fruittree   Jan-03-11 04:54 AM   #149 
  - NO we wouldn't.  fasttense   Jan-01-11 06:31 AM   #24 
  - Plus fucking one!  Enthusiast   Jan-01-11 07:44 AM   #30 
  - Funny how they don't have to  Enthusiast   Jan-01-11 07:43 AM   #29 
  - I believe that is what we ARE doing....  whathehell   Jan-01-11 08:07 AM   #33 
  - Yes I remember when we used to buy "Made in America"  Speck Tater   Jan-01-11 11:35 AM   #75 
     - You "get used to it".  whathehell   Jan-01-11 12:07 PM   #82 
  - You offer a reasonable challenge. People need to think about what you just wrote. nt.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 09:53 AM   #53 
  - Good Work! NGU!!!  patrice   Jan-01-11 01:27 AM   #17 
  - Sounds racist. nt  newtothegame   Jan-01-11 02:00 AM   #18 
  - Racist, no. Xenophobic, yes.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 08:36 AM   #42 
  - In most cases, I don't believe it's either  whathehell   Jan-01-11 09:23 AM   #46 
  - There are Americans with Indian accents  jberryhill   Jan-01-11 10:42 AM   #69 
  - If you mean naturalized Americans of Indian birth  whathehell   Jan-01-11 11:04 AM   #72 
     - How do you know whether they are at "work in America"?  jberryhill   Jan-01-11 12:19 PM   #86 
        - "I would like you to explain how you do that"  whathehell   Jan-01-11 12:50 PM   #92 
  - Yes, I'm a Brit in NC.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 01:36 PM   #100 
  - Who are your customers?  whathehell   Jan-01-11 02:45 PM   #106 
     - My customers are mainly US based - anyone in the USA and even ex-pats.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 04:09 PM   #111 
        - You can't rule it out in all cases, I'm sure  whathehell   Jan-01-11 05:00 PM   #120 
  - "the english of non-native speakers"... If that's the case, definitely avoid Americans.  boppers   Jan-02-11 02:54 AM   #136 
     - Your heroic, if predictable attempt at "politcal correctness" is well noted, boppers  whathehell   Jan-02-11 10:12 AM   #141 
        - Well, it was meant as a humorous tweak....  boppers   Jan-02-11 08:17 PM   #147 
  - Indian is not the "new Black."  trud   Jan-01-11 10:06 AM   #57 
  - Thank you.  whathehell   Jan-01-11 10:09 AM   #59 
  - Depending on treatment - yes.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 02:07 PM   #102 
  - I'll add something  Skittles   Jan-01-11 07:57 PM   #132 
  - it's not so simple. i am a computer programmer but being in a small company i also have to provide  dionysus   Jan-01-11 01:18 PM   #96 
     - I hear you  Skittles   Jan-02-11 03:34 AM   #138 
  - it's not racist  Skittles   Jan-01-11 07:55 PM   #131 
  - It is sooo frustrating  dotymed   Jan-01-11 05:40 AM   #21 
  - Precisely. n/t.  whathehell   Jan-01-11 10:15 AM   #61 
  - it's like those new commercials where the customers get that siberian dude who calls himself peggy..  dionysus   Jan-01-11 01:20 PM   #98 
  - I recently called about my Internet connection and talked to "Glen".  mwb970   Jan-01-11 06:42 AM   #25 
  - Horrible bias.: prejudging foreigners.  robcon   Jan-01-11 07:10 AM   #26 
  - Free Trade Sucks...and isn't "free" for most of the people..Fair Trade  whathehell   Jan-01-11 08:09 AM   #34 
  - I agree. n/t  MuseRider   Jan-01-11 12:34 PM   #91 
  - So you are a Democrat that supports free trade? What you call "free trade" is killing America and  rhett o rick   Jan-01-11 08:50 AM   #43 
  - Your free trade  pipoman   Jan-01-11 12:02 PM   #81 
  - Is that satire?  Starry Messenger   Jan-01-11 04:28 PM   #116 
  - CSR  90-percent   Jan-01-11 07:22 AM   #27 
  - A thoughtful gesture, but you need to be careful about that  Orrex   Jan-01-11 08:05 AM   #32 
  - Whatever  whathehell   Jan-01-11 08:13 AM   #36 
  - +1  pipoman   Jan-01-11 12:16 PM   #85 
  - I know that a good few of these Indians happen to be in America.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 08:24 AM   #39 
  - I will deal with whomever can help me...  hlthe2b   Jan-01-11 10:34 AM   #66 
  - Thumbs up to that!  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 02:56 PM   #107 
  - Scots never learned English  jberryhill   Jan-01-11 12:24 PM   #89 
  - As an honorary Scotsman I'd take a wee bit o' offence ta tha' remark.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 04:26 PM   #115 
  - I've seen programs where Americans from the deep south need subtitles. n/t  OnlinePoker   Jan-01-11 09:05 PM   #134 
  - Wouldn't surprise me  jberryhill   Jan-02-11 02:28 AM   #135 
  - Like the guy with his own American TV Show, Craig Ferguson?  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-02-11 03:27 AM   #137 
     - Read his bio - it took five years of speech therapy before he could say "hello"  jberryhill   Jan-02-11 09:07 AM   #140 
  - Are you also aware that the majority of the indian nationals in this country  Go2Peace   Jan-01-11 04:10 PM   #112 
     - Sadly, you're right.  mwooldri   Jan-01-11 04:31 PM   #117 
  - Meanwhile the guy on the other end is thinking  Codeine   Jan-01-11 08:31 AM   #41 
  - lol n/t  SnakeEyes   Jan-01-11 09:29 AM   #48 
  - silly yuppie guilt?  90-percent   Jan-01-11 10:24 AM   #64 
  - Fair enough, but in turn they should apologize to you for taking a job away from an American.  totodeinhere   Jan-01-11 01:14 PM   #95 
  - K&R Love that Alice's Restaurant! nt  Enthusiast   Jan-01-11 07:37 AM   #28 
  - Great idea....I'm going to do this from now on. n/t  whathehell   Jan-01-11 08:22 AM   #37 
  - To MsFlorida  1American   Jan-01-11 08:23 AM   #38 
  - Sorry to tell you this, "Sweetie"  whathehell   Jan-01-11 10:08 AM   #58 
  - Good to know that we have the option. Tried to explain to my niece that all of the stuff she loves  sarcasmo   Jan-01-11 09:25 AM   #47 
  - Because we need all those customer service minimum wage jobs back in America.  fatbuckel   Jan-01-11 09:31 AM   #49 
  - Not minimum wage, bro...At least not the one that I worked...It paid well above that.  whathehell   Jan-01-11 10:17 AM   #62 
  - Yeah, it's not like we have high unemployment here or anything. eom  Hello_Kitty   Jan-02-11 11:00 AM   #143 
  - Before you buy products, try to find out where they are manufactured.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 09:31 AM   #50 
  - Good luck with that  trud   Jan-01-11 09:58 AM   #54 
  - Then buy some other computer brand. nt.  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 11:09 AM   #73 
     - other computer brand  trud   Jan-01-11 12:24 PM   #88 
  - spam alert. thius has been posted on freepy site (and here, quite a few times now)  elehhhhna   Jan-01-11 10:19 AM   #63 
  - I'll join you....  femrap   Jan-01-11 10:30 AM   #65 
  - Buy AMERICAN MADE supported by AMERICAN EMPLOYEES  briteleaf   Jan-01-11 10:50 AM   #70 
  - 1,000,000% agree with everything you wrote. nt  bluestate10   Jan-01-11 11:11 AM   #74 
  - It can't work.  Speck Tater   Jan-01-11 11:56 AM   #78 
  - I agree in theory.  quakerboy   Jan-01-11 03:35 PM   #108 
  - Call Centers are coming back to the US, in the form of "Home-Shoring" more details:  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-01-11 11:40 AM   #76 
  - Speaking as a non-American, I don't regard employing people in other countries as immoral. N.T.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jan-01-11 11:57 AM   #79 
  - That's nice...  whathehell   Jan-01-11 12:57 PM   #93 
     - Ahhh, yes; the US is the only country in the world with outsourcing issues. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jan-01-11 04:43 PM   #119 
        - I never said that it was..and my response was framed as a question  whathehell   Jan-01-11 05:03 PM   #121 
           - The issue is the same for most rich countries.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jan-02-11 05:44 AM   #139 
              - Most rich countries may have outsourcing issues,  whathehell   Jan-02-11 10:35 AM   #142 
              - If Indians want to eat, that's what UNICEF is for  jberryhill   Jan-02-11 11:51 AM   #144 
                 - Except for that other possibility...  whathehell   Jan-02-11 11:58 AM   #145 
  - Our company doesn't have any overseas representatives.  Alexander   Jan-01-11 12:02 PM   #80 
  - It's not right to outsource jobs that should be going to Americans. Also, it's not right to force me  totodeinhere   Jan-01-11 01:19 PM   #97 
  - I occasionally am asked where I'm at  customerserviceguy   Jan-01-11 01:24 PM   #99 
  - Didn't know that could be done, but I will always do the same!!!!! n/t  orbitalman   Jan-01-11 01:40 PM   #101 
  - So did I !!!! I wasted 30 minutes with the nice guy in India  Patchuli   Jan-01-11 02:13 PM   #103 
  - I have more trouble understanding  ohheckyeah   Jan-01-11 02:16 PM   #104 
  - You should boycott America for killing all those people in the Middle East. nt  ZombieHorde   Jan-01-11 02:25 PM   #105 
  - my husband has done it.  DesertFlower   Jan-01-11 04:02 PM   #110 
  - I have family oversea's that work in Call Centers. They need the work, bad.  harun   Jan-01-11 04:22 PM   #113 
  - I have family HERE who have NO JOBS!...  ekelly   Jan-01-11 05:51 PM   #125 
     - Can we get Obama to make one of these call  jeanpalmer   Jan-02-11 08:29 PM   #148 
  - I think I will do this from now on, and hum Alice's Restaurant while on hold!  jillan   Jan-01-11 04:22 PM   #114 
  - Remember  tooeyeten   Jan-01-11 05:34 PM   #124 
  - Ya know,  dark forest   Jan-01-11 07:17 PM   #127 
  - I'm a CSR at LLBean.  crim son   Jan-01-11 07:18 PM   #128 
  - I deal with offshore all the time  Skittles   Jan-01-11 07:55 PM   #129 
  - Funny, during the beginning of your discussion, I thought of Alice's Restaurant  tavalon   Jan-01-11 07:58 PM   #133 
  - Good for you!  blueamy66   Jan-03-11 05:37 AM   #150 
 

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