Thursday was an off day for me waiting on my new fridge and dishwasher. I emptied the fridge into a large cooler waiting on the delivery. Seemed strange to me putting food in a cooler, I have been loading them with beer my entire adult life. I guess change is good. The delivery was scheduled for between 11:30am and 3:30pm. Well the truck pulls up at 4pm. Not bad for Amerika 2020. Off the truck comes the fridge and I am waiting for the dishwasher. Nothing else is being taken off the truck. Yo man do you have a dishwasher for me too I asked? No mon just the fridge. WTF happened I said. He gets on his phone and then calls Lowes and I am told it is backordered. Now my head is about to explode because when I bought both items I was told they were available for immediate delivery. The two Jamaican dudes were cool and installed the fridge. One of the guys was wearing sneakers making 16 stops a day delivering heavy appliances. That is absolutely crazy. I said what's with the sneakers mon? You don't have a warrant out on you preparing for a quick getaway do you? I told him I would not give him up, everything was cool. Then I thanked and gave them a $20 tip towards a pair of work boots. Tomorrow morning I will deal with the dishwasher and Lowes.
Friday mornng its off to Lowes I go. Entering the appliance dept I find a dude named Tony and said, I got a problem that I need you to resolve because the customer service at Lowes is the Lowest. No I know where the name for the store came from. He asked for my receipt and began checking. He apologized and said basically they fucked up and the dishwasher never made the truck. Is it in stock I asked? Yea we have 11 in stock in the back. Then why did your delivery man tell me it was backordered? Crickets. I can have it rescheduled for delivery next week if you'd like? Hell no, bring one of those puppies out now I will take it with me. Tony, I have serious doubts Lowes could deliver a pizza let alone an appliance correctly I said. Onto the flat bed it went along with me. Thanking him I left.
Into the back of my SUV and away I went. Now all I have to do is sober up my plumber for the install. Lowes- Home Depot they both suck. You are given the illusion of choice. We have no choice. A blue store or an orange store. Very soon it will be just the red communist state store the way we are headed. Cheers!
The Chief Nose Wetter