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Greg's idea would also let the resort build (publish/share/trade?) a
dirtbag database.  Kiosk?  Only for credit card purchases.  "Sorry,
dude, you've already returned X tickets for refund this season, no
more."

PaulT


On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:14:16 -0400, tn/an wrote:

>That seems like a very smart idea.
>With some marketing, I could see it netting out on the plus side for the
>resort. 
>Or, as a flatlander, maybe I¹m overestimating tourist visits (who¹d be less
>inclined to take advantage of the money back), and underestimating locals (I
>mean, dirtbags, I mean, locals).
>Skip?
>--tn
>
>
>Greg Petrics wrote on 10/19/11 11:29 AM:
>
>> Having thought about this some more, another alternative version would be to
>> have a no questions asked return after 1 hour (or 30 minutes if you're feeling
>> miserly). 
>> 
>> You're guaranteed to have money in the bank for at least a short while, and
>> probably for good since this gimmick takes advantage of the "fact" that people
>> don't tend to return things even when they're not happy with them.
>> 
>> Only the true dirtbags would be sure to be back at a service desk at 1 hour on
>> the dot.
>> 
>> Since it's "no questions asked," it wouldn't be as much of a logistical
>> headache as the voucher thing at other resorts. A kiosk could probably manage
>> it, in fact.
>> 
>
>
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