|...And I'm a bit late with part two but I did finish all of the revisions and wrote the ending on my next two books. So, I haven't been sitting around eating Cadbury Eggs. (Well, I have been doing that, too!)
On with the story...
Rep: "There you are, we had your named spelled wrong."
Me: "Not a problem. Happens all the time."
Rep: "I'm sure. How much gas did you want to order?"
Me: "How much is it?"
Rep: "Well, that depends on how much you purchase. The more you order, the cheaper it is."
Me: "I'm sure. I have a five-hundred gallon tank."
Rep: "Wow! That's big. What percentage are you on?"
(And that right there my friends is where she almost tripped me up. If you say you have less than a certain amount, the gas company says they have to perform a suck test to make sure there aren't any leaks in the system. And you know, there's a fee for that, too. I'm sure! The magic number is 10%; you never have less than that amount.)
Me: "I've got about ten percent."
Rep: "Okay then. The price is $1.29 a gallon."
Me: "Excuse me?"
Rep: "It's $1.29 a gallon."
Me: "Are you sure?"
Rep: "Of course, I'm sure."
I heard her running numbers through the calculator again and then she put me on hold.
Rep: "Sorry about that, but I'm new here and wanted to make sure I was doing everything correctly. You questioned the price I gave you and I wanted to be sure I was doing it right."
Me: "I'm sorry. I was just startled by the quote you gave."
Rep: "Too high?"
Me: "Are you kidding me? I've never paid less than $2.00 a gallon. I was in shock."
Rep: "I see. Okay, well how much would you like."
Me: "Fill 'er up..."
Check back soon for part three and the conclusion...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Posted by Gianetta at 11:49 PM