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How We Duplicated a Psychological Experiment w/FLIRT TIPPING
Today I forgot my LOTTO tickets.
Told the waitress, "Let me give you this nifty LED Lite you can put on your key chain. I use it to see to put my key in the lock."
BUT IT WAS DEAD!
Took my own personal
LED Lite off my key chain (In front of her eyes) and gave it to her.
My Waitress Reduced my bill by 6 Bucks
from what I know I had spent.
I was Puzzled
UNTIL I Remembered the Coke A/B Split Test I read about in a book.
Goes like this...
A Scientist hangs out in a lunch room.
FIRST he comes right out and asks Total Strangers, "Would you Like to donate some munny to the ABC Charity?
90% said, "No."
NEXT - The Scientist says, "Would you like something to drink?" Then Takes
Money out of his own pocket. Puts it into the coke machine. Hands them
the can of coke.
THEN asks, "Would you like to donate some munny to the ABC Charity?
50% said, "Yes."
I'm not sure this is what happened.
But it SOUNDS Possible, right?
HERE IS The Link to the
Cheap LED Lites I Give Away when I Flirt Tip.
I've only had 2 of them go bad out of dozens and dozens.
Ambers Chocolate Fudge $4700 Flirt Tipping Hotel Adventure
In New York City for a medical Convention
I dropped my bags with the Concierge. Gave
him 20.00 tip and went to dinner.
When I came back I gave a big wedge
of chocolate fudge to the desk clerk and
concierge. Then come to find out my
room had been given to someone else!
No more rooms. Sold out. The Clerk
and Concierge huddled with the manager
and I got the Penthouse Suite for the night!
No Charge. 4700.00 a night.
Josh Gets a F-r-e-e Beer
It was a pretty busy week for me, and I've continued to experiment with
the $1 tipping...
I recently used it with a male waiter, and it still worked amazingly well!!
We got the best service ever... He even sent another Waitress over with
napkins and ketchup just to see if I'd tip, and of course...
The waiter kept coming back to our table and chatting it up with us... He brought
me a free beer on the house just to sample (it was a microbrewery, so they had
variousflavors and types of beer... so, I saved $4 there, which covered almost a
third of the tipping I did).
Last edited by Glenn : January 28, 2017 at 11:34 PM. Reason: oooops
First off The FERRY BOAT After Lotto Tipping The Attendant
FERRY BOAT - LOTTO Ticket Testimonial -
Bought a lottery ticket ( scratch off kind) and gave it to my ferry boat attendant on my way to work.
I happen to commute across Lake Champlain from Plattsburgh, NY to Burlington, VT, and itís quite a haul.
So I hand the ticket to the guy not expecting much.
He directs me to the lane on the boat with no cars.
Nothing special there, but when we finally dock on the other side of the lake, he points to me to take off.
So Iím first off the boat, no slo-pokes.
Whee! Not bad for a buck.
*The Chief* Flirt Tipped The Hostess w/A Hawaiian Flower Lei
Just sent you the moolah!
Here's the testimonial:
I'm visiting Hawai'i for a few months. The problem here is that there are NO lotto
tickets sold here, plus the fact that most servers in restaurants are pretty well
"jaded" (too many tourists ;-) .
So, what I did was buy a few $2 bills (as Glenn suggests in earlier emails). So, I
went to one of the "high-end" restaurants without a reservation (not a good
thing to do on a Friday night, with an entourage).
I talked with the Hostess for a while (since I had a 2 hr. wait to be seated).
I said I had a gift for her, & handed her 5 x $2 bills, and a $20 lei (flower strand)
they were selling in the gift shop.
She lit up like a New Year's celebration, and we ended up getting the best seat in
For a few bucks, we got to sit at the VIP seat, in our own private corner,
overlooking the Ocean, & treated like royalty!
My friends were ecstatic, as you can guess.
Mahalo nui loa, Glenn! (I looked it up - means - Thank you very much)
Jim STUNS Grocery Clerk SPEECHLESS
I did it today at the grocery store and it couldn't have played out
Imagine the scene...
Speedy checkout line (10 items or less)
I am number 3 in line behind a woman (apparently buying dinner),
a young guy (mid 20's) with Angel Food cake, whipped cream and
Peanut M&Ms (apparently buying dessert).
As I approach the line, the checkout clerk (young man, early 20's)
is cleaning the conveyer belt as the woman, who is first in line,
glares at him with a look of disdain.
He quickly, and with a smile, scans her items and thanks her
for her patronage, then turns to the young guy next in line
and repeats the process.
I step up, smile, and hand him a $1 dollar scratch off lottery
ticket (max prize potential $17,000). As I hand him the
ticket, I say, "this is for serving us with a smile today."
"For me", he asks. "Yes", I say. His eyes grow big,
his smile engulfs his face, and he says "cool, that's cool"
It must of really caught him off guard because he actually
stood there, frozen, for a moment. It was like he forgot
what to do. He just stood there grinning at me, for what
seemed like a minute.
All of a sudden reality hit him and he scanned my items.
As I swiped my card to pay the total, he said "thank you,
that's the coolest thing anyone has ever done."
And with that, I grabbed by bags and said, "I hope you win"
as I made my way to the door.
As i walked out the door, I turned to look back and he was
showing the ticket to 3-4 other clerks and still smiling
(I would guess).
Paying it forward rocks.
And of course you have my permission to use this
testimony in any way you choose.
Thanks alot Glenn!
EXCUSE Me Dien and Gordon,
*EDITORS NOTE - As you can see I've been Classically Trained to
Use BIG Words by watching Cartoons. Thus "Sassafrassarassa.")
There will be a short pause while I cut and paste
the 1st 50 pages I've put on SowPub into a folder on my computer.
THEN onto "Scrivener."
Turns out when I try to Import From each item in the Thread
the entire SowPub Page shows up in Scrivener.
But I don't want your logo and intro and Top of Page Stuff
on the top of every chapter in my book.
So I DELETED it.
Instead will hand carry each Chapter in the thread over to a
computer folder file.
AND then Import to "Scrivener"
GOOD thing I bought "Scrivener for Dummies" because - as I suspected -
the way I write and Scrivener are NOT COMPATIBLE.
In Spite of all their Blather of "How it's flexible enough for all styles of writing."
NOT SO Kemosabe.
To Use The "Scrivener CorkBoard OR Outline Features - you have to
put all the content of your book Into the "BINDER" section first.
Which is STUPID.
I WhiteBoard (Brainstorm)
Outline --- FIRST - before I write a book.
Good thing I didn't throw away my Pads of Paper and Pens!
Some people love Scrivener. I played around with it a few years ago... For a big project, it could be useful!
By the way, I'm writing again using your "Greased Pig Speed Writing System"... It's a good system!
P.S. Glenn, you have my permission to stick our logo and intro at the top of every page of your book if you want to!
Re: Joe Sugarman Told Me That *Focus* & *Control* Are Important
Your post reminded me of my all-time favorite Sugarman ad.
Joe Sugarman, JS&A catalog:
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Like many Americans, George owned and replaced mail boxes. And like many Americans, George got fed up replacing them.
So one day he sat down in his workshop and built the strongest, heaviest, most corrosion-proof mail box ever built on the face of this earth.
And when he presented it to us, we loved it.
The Nuclear mail box is built to U.S. Post Office specifications. Its metal is 1/8" thick galvanized steel plate - enough to stop a bullet from ten feet.
Before painting, each galvanized surface is first cleaned with acid and then each box is primed, sanded and then spray painted several times with battleship silver paint to give it a rust proof and hard finish that should never need replacing.
The mail box piano wire hinge goes across the entire width of the box to let you smoothly open the door. The red flag is made of .063" steel and protected just like the other components. Compare the 22 pound "tank" to the typical one-pound mail box you can buy at your hardware store for up to $20.
The U.S. Postal Service took six months to approve the Nuclear mail box. They put it through every test they could, including their 50-hour salt spray torture test and the appearance of the paint did not change. They had never seen a box like it before.
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WHEW - How I Successfully TIPPED a Waiter with a FLYING ELEPHANT
I read a Scientific study About Salesmanship
on page 25 of Robert Chialdini's new book
On Page 26 -
Test #1 - 33% said "Yes."
Test #2 - 99% said, "Yes" - AFTER they asked the following question.
Decided to adapt it to Tip a Waitress with something WEIRD
instead of 1.00 bills or Lotto tickets.
A FLYING ELEPHANT that "Trumpets" when you shoot it against
the wall or SMACK it.
Page 25 - has a question better suited for women.
Results went from 27% to 77% Yes. (pretty amazing)
Page 26 - for men (33% to 99% Yes) - Wow.
Tonight I drew a guy waiter.
I asked, "Do you think of yourself as Adventurous and like to try new things?
Timothy the waiter said, "YES."
So I slammed the flying elephant on the table.
And while it TRUMPETED I explained that I was TIPPING him with a
Flying Elephant because I needed someone Adventurous
to TEST it out before I sent it out to my VIP Customers.
Tim promised to shoot my FLYING ELEPHANT at some of the
guys in the kitchen.
And some of the girl waitresses.
And get back to me.
Tim was really busy.
And - so far - all I saw him doing was walking up to fellow
Employees and saying, "I'll bet you can't guess what I got as a TIP tonite."
Then SLAPPING his apron
pocket where he stuck the flying elephant.
Which resulted in LOUD - Elephant Noises!
And his fellow waitresses and waiters EYES Bugging out a bit.
P.S. - Any ladies with BRASS OVARIES and Men with BRASS ONES
reading this who want to Test Your SALES-Person-Ship.
And let me know what happens.
Please email me at [email protected]
Here is where I got the Flying Elephant...
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