Here Are The Worst Stories Of Being Detained By A Dealership

Here Are The Worst Stories Of Being Detained By A Dealership

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Dealerships have a bad and well-earned reputation for being extremely shitty places. They are the worst part of the car buying process. Very few people like going to them or dealing with the salespeople and their masterful psychological warfare. That process takes on a whole other level of sinister when a dealer actively tries to keep you from leaving. Here are some of the worst horror stories of dealers keeping people from leaving.

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A Threatening Countdown

A Threatening Countdown

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Getting The Cops Involved

Getting The Cops Involved

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Trying To Get Convinced To Buy A Camaro

Trying To Get Convinced To Buy A Camaro

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Suggested by: Arch Duke Maxyenko, Shit Talk Extraordinaire

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Grandma Doesn’t Play

Grandma Doesn’t Play

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“Just Kidding”

“Just Kidding”

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Mom Doesn’t Play Either

Mom Doesn’t Play Either

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The Dealer Eventually Apologized

The Dealer Eventually Apologized

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Infiniti Can Shove It

Infiniti Can Shove It

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Dealership Ended Up Blacklisted

Dealership Ended Up Blacklisted

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Making A Child Wait

Making A Child Wait

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